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Sprout Cafe

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168 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
+1 650-323-7688
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“salads” (18 reviews)
“edamame” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
168 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

One of my favorite places for sandwiches. Highly recommend the pork with mozzarella one. Really delicious.

Thank Marco D
Reviewed April 19, 2017

My granddaughter and I came for dinner, somewhat constrained by the fact that it was the middle of Passover and there were many things we could not eat. However, the fellow who took our order was patient and knowledgeable, even pointing out some food items...More

Thank harif
Reviewed January 20, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the food. Good for lunch or a light dinner. Service was ok. The choices they have are different than your typical sandwiches. I had a grilled cheese with bacon and avocado and a side with a quinoa salad with almonds,...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We come here whenever we're in Palo Alto. I love the salads & my husband always gets the steak sandwich. Outside seating & dog friendly, which is why we tried it the first time. Never disappointed with our food selection!

Thank erdo2000
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Its a great place for healthy salads, I love being able to customize everything. Great spot if you're watching what you eat.

Thank Tiffine W
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

To my surprise, the salad is amazing! They have a wide selection and highly customizable. Can be a daunting task if you're in a rush but love it!

Thank Tiffine W
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

It was the service that prevented me from giving this establishment 5/5. I understand this place is located in a college town (Stanford U) and is popular with students and local residents but we waited 20 minutes for salads. My advice...hire more staff, very simple....More

Thank Coder
Reviewed July 1, 2016

I finally lunched here a few days ago and had their pastrami sandwich - very tasty, accompanied with a side salad. The atmosphere was the usual mid-day lunch bustle; despite that, my order was prepared very promptly. I would certainly lunch here again.

Thank Rajan M
Reviewed June 13, 2016

We've been here a handful of times and I think I've figured out what to order. I enjoyed the Osaka salad - the ahi tuna was perfectly seared and seasoned but was confused why there's brown rice in my salad. My boyfriend loved his Southwestern...More

Thank Monkeyed
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Great food! Made a salad with everything I love. A little expensive but everything was fresh and it was worth it! You can sit in or outside or take food to go. I believe you can order online as well as when you get there....More

Thank Alexandra S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-7688
  • E-mail
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