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Cafe Borrone

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1010 El Camino Real, Ste 110, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4345
650-327-2556
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Palo Alto, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

barone's is a quick food place favored by Stanford students and others who want a simple lunch or dinner out side. often crowded. food is adequate but far from special.

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Concord, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice sidewalk-deli-cafe type of feel. excellent food/desserts/beer/wine on hand. Busy vibe to the place, and one of the very best tradjazz bands (most Fridays) that you'll hear anywhere!

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Sunnyvale, California, United States
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Catch an independent film at the Guild and walk over to Borrone for a great artichoke quiche and Arnold Palmer tea on a hot day. You're not in Kansas any more... A slice of quiche is around $13 for a thick slice and tong full of greens. Wine seems to start at $10 a glass. Lively outside atmosphere. Wear a... More 

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Thank Marsha S
Palo Alto, California
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great coffee, excellent breakfast food and pastries. This is definitely the place to meet and bump into people in Menlo Park.

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Thank Coastman3
Menlo Park, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the most delicious scrambled eggs with mushrooms (a yummy variety) and cream cheese (?) at Cafe Borrone last week. It may have been a special but I hope it becomes a staple on the menu.

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Thank 4retwo
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Wonderful food, coffee....Book store next door- indoor, outdoor seating- can bring kids and pets! Friendly staff!

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Thank Sharon B
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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331 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Our family group of nine enjoyed lunch here. The food was great, the outdoor seating a nice complement to the food. Servings were ample and the food quality very good. I had the (mild flavor) Italian sausage sandwich -- the baguette was completely covered with sausages sliced down the middle, and marinara and melted cheese over all. The sandwich exceeded... More 

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Thank WYbirdwatcher
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great service, great brunch!!! Had their breakfast sandwich and it was amazing. Love the coffee and the tiramisu :) definitely coming back. Did I praise the service already? :)

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Thank John V
menlo park
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Been coming here since it opened over 30 years ago and the Frosted Mocha is still the same yummy decadence. Prices have gone up over the years as expected, but the quality stayed consistent. Service can be slow and finding an free table a challenge when it gets busy (which is often, especially on the weekends). The open feel and... More 

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Thank mpjoe
Menlo Park, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is a community favorite and a regular stop for my family and friends. Baron has an excellent selection of delicious and healthy food and plenty of seating on a sunny plaza. Stay as long as you like, read, people watch and enjoy a glass of wine or beer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 El Camino Real, Ste 110, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4345
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: 650-327-2556

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?