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The Oasis

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American, Bar, Pub
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241 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5236
650 326 8896
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Wellington, Colorado, USA
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not many Stanford students and alumni that haven't visited the O for beer and burgers, LA Hot and ----------. Great atmosphere, I remember years ago carving names etc.. into the tables and walls. The atmosphere is loose, friendly and fun.

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Thank flyboy80549
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was horrible, beer lines have never been cleaned. Customer service.... do not know where to begin. Staff at the bar were very rude. The place wasn't even busy. The pints were thrown as if I was a dog, when asked simple questions staff just walked off saying I dont know. They seemed not bothered to take your money away... More 

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Thank Tomas S
Bishop, California, United States
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I was recommended to go here from a friend, as I was attending an AYSO soccer instructional camp just up the road at Menlo College. I headed over and it was exactly as described - pub type of fare, reasonably priced, with a real "regular guy" kind of atmosphere. I ordered at the counter, was given one of those... More 

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Thank Joe G
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used them a lot in grad school long ago - and they are still doing great :-D ... Always a pleasure to go visit ...

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Thank FarSelv
Vancouver, Washington
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155 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a grad student at that Jr. University down the street, this was one of our semi-regular hangouts. It's been over three decades since I was here before my most recent visit, but this is still the famous, nostalgic "O". The wood paneling, real booths, smallish patio, smaller bar and order-your-own pizza, burgers and other student food counter are still... More 

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Thank David P
Tampa
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187 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Had a tasty burger but I wish they had had a gluten free bun. They did a lettuce wrap for me though and their outside patio was great!

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Thank Ekgator
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Went to get a burger, fries and a beer, watch me some Giants on TV... Stayed at the bar because there were so many whining screaming kids outside... terrible. Food came, missing half of what was ordered and what came wasnt served as requested. Would never go back...

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Thank TSwan2
Burlingame, California
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Went for dinner around 7:30 PM. Ordered a combo pizza and clam chowder. The chowder tasted like it came out of a can The combo pizza was OK with the toppings but the crust seemed like it was not freshly prepared. The beer was very good. The noise level was not conducive for a conversation.

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Thank richpvihbass
Menlo Park, California
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145 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Great selection of beer here; everything from 40oz of Budweiser to multiple Ballast Point beers on draft, and everything in between. The food is pretty good, but it depends on what you order. After trying a number of menu options the standouts for me are the Turkey & Swiss, the Pretzel (why don't more bars have these?), and the Wedge... More 

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Thank Hunter L
Roseville, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Been going here for years and always a great time. Perfect old school place to have a meal and drink a beer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5236
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: 650 326 8896

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