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Cafe Borrone

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1010 El Camino Real, Ste 110, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4349
+1 650-327-2556
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Menlo Park, California
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Cafe Borrone never disappoints, it's an easy going atmosphere with great coffees and breakfast (never been for lunch).

Thank carol f
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2015

On a recent visit to Menlo Park, we needed to stop somewhere to eat a quick breakfast. Nothing extensive--nothing extravagant. After seeing that Café Borrone was less than a mile from the hotel and was rated well on TripAdvisor, we gave it a go. Good choice. Good service, good food. Shared an omelet and was just the right size for... More 

Thank mkbrown87
Palo Alto
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Friendly happy locals place with good, simple food, coffee and drinks. Outside on the terrace is a great place for brunch with friends.

Thank gwnetapp
El Dorado Hills, California
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 29, 2015

While they have a very good system, you still have to be patient to wait in line and get your selections. Popular morning and lunch times find the Cafe very crowded and it's often hard to find a table. However, the coffees and food are great.

Thank 5familytravelers6030
Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Excellent spot to enjoy coffee and breakfast, if you like, over relaxed conversation on huge outdoor patio. Don't let the long line to order scare you away--it moves very quickly and once you place your order, it's quickly brought to your table, as well.

Thank Karen I
Menlo Park, California
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Cafe Borrone is always popular, and it is a delight to sit outside and enjoy. The food is quite good (for a cafe), and the service is adequate. However, the prices are somewhat high for what you get. Good luck getting a table, you'll have to hover and wait for someone to leave, but it is worth it.

Thank Laura W
Menlo Park, California
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great food, great coffee, great outdoor seating. Excellent breakfasts. Super casual. Dog friendly. Kid friendly. Their overall selection of menu items is very good and they are happy to customize menu items to fit your tastes.

Thank ddf200
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2015

A highlight of a visit to Menlo Park. Taste delights to please any all palettes. Although always busy the service is fairly rapid and the food is worth waiting for.

Thank sanget
Atherton, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Very good food. Last time I ate here I got the broccoli sandwich I think it's my new favorite. They also have really good coffee and desserts here nice place to meet a friend

Thank Serena S
Los Altos, California
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Borrone is the quintessential valley experince. Large area outside with tons of tables with umbrellas for shade. Nice tables inside as well. Often jazz quartet playing outside too. Everyone outside eating, mingling in the sunshine, under the blue sky, with Kepler book store right next store, another institution. A real old fashion and yet updated bookstore Keplers to me is... More 

Thank Tbasche

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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?