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Cafe Borrone

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1010 El Camino Real, Ste 110, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4349
+1 650-327-2556
7:00 am - 5:00 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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Bay Area
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the waffles, coffee cake and the Italian Sausage sandwiches! Would also love to try each & every dessert in their display case.

Thank kosBayArea
Menlo Park, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good food, ambience. A bit on the pricey side but food is always good. Nice, local neighborhood hang-out for breakfast, lunch and light dinners.

Thank lnon8
Sandy, Utah
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy but worth the wait for a table. The food is simple but well seasoned and fresh. Plan on having some time set aside to dine in house.

Thank Chefy71
Menlo Park, California
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136 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've dined and had drinks at Barrone for over 10 times in the past 3 months, since I moved to Menlo Park. Their coffess cups are much smaller than Starbucks or Peet's and cost less, but taste better. Barrone also serves wine and beer. You place order at the 2 cashiers and wait for your drink, but they'll bring your... More 

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San Francisco, California
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Cafe Borrone for more than 20 years, more so for the setting than for the food. The terrace the cafe boast is just so pleasant. The food is ok, nothing really to write home about, the veggie melt has been our favorite there for years. A great haunt for a glass of wine, a cup... More 

Thank dianamna
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

I come here for breakfast or lunch every time we're in the area (every other month or so). The food is always amazing, fresh, creative flavors and just delicious. I've found the staff to be genuine, kind and concerned about their customers. Make sure you get there before the lunch rush though, because then the line stretches far out the... More 

Thank Emily S
Lakewood, Colorado
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169 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Three of us had an enjoyable and delicious lunch at Cafe Borrone. There were available tables both outside and indoors but it was a bit chilly so we opted for inside. There was a long line waiting to order but before long, we were in the front of the line. There were two cashiers and behind them, all of the... More 

Thank jenniferlsylman
Milan, Italy
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94 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

I just had an espresso at Café Borrone, but it was definitely worth the long queue - it was the very best espresso I had in California!

Mountain View, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Borrone's serves up some of the best small plates for breakfast and lunch! The cafe is large with spacious indoor and outdoor seating, a street-side hot spot that feels removed from the rest of the bustling world! I'd recommend stopping in on a Saturday or Sunday morning with a friend or significant other... it's a great spot for a meaningful... More 

Thank Rascadas
Menlo Park, California
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is almost a cult place. People love it. The lines on weekends are long. The food is ok, but not notabale.

Thank CynthiaR1229

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 El Camino Real, Ste 110, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4349
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-327-2556

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