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Hobee's Restaurant

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4224 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4404
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Palo Alto, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! This place really does have the best breakfast in town! Check out their homemade blueberry coffeecake - awesome!

Thank PeterT96815
Des Moines, Iowa
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173 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hobies is a Palo Alto institution and I was so sad to find that the one in Town and Country had closed. This one near Arastradero is alive and well. They were even offering another type of coffee cake, banana toffee as an alternative to the amazing blueberry standard when we were there. Four of us met for breakfast. I... More 

Thank IowaMum
Los Angeles, California
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121 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Hobee"s because it was next door to the hotel that I was staying. I was disappointed. I ordered a stir-fry with chicken, with coconut rice, pineapple and mango salsa. It sounded very good from the description. However, the taste was disappointing. The rice tasted bland, the chicken was tough and inedible and the overall taste was not... More 

Thank travelmaven_7
Edward F, Owner at Hobee's Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so sorry the Hawaiian Bowl was a disappointment! It has been a very popular summer special. I will be sure to review the recipe with our night crew and ensure that the quality and portioning meet our standards of excellence. (This should be a very flavorful dish.) Thank you for taking the time to write. Please drop me a... More 

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204 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is one of our usual stops when visiting Palo Alto. This year our visit was as nice as years before. We'll keep it on our list.

Thank Charles S
Menlo Park, United States
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

...we sometimes have lunch here & always find the food delicious. I was a bit disappointed this time when I ordered Huevos Rancheros. The dish seemed different from the last time (new chef?) & was mostly black beans with maybe one scrambled egg on top & a glob of cheese. We were on a "lunch hour time constraint" otherwise I... More 

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Hobee's is consistently excellent in all its food. From egg dishes to fruit plate, it is very good and often a bit off the usual fare.

Thank Choicelady320
Edward F, Owner at Hobee's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I am especially glad you noticed that we incorporate weekly specials into our standard menu. We love to mix things up! More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Its a small clean restaurant and was right next to the Hilton Hotel I was staying in. Loads of choice for breakfast with quick service. if you are staying near by and do not want to have breakfast in the hotel then its good to try something different.

Thank Jamie D
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick bite on first afternoon in the area. It was local and just looking for something light. Menu feels a little cluttered trying to be all thing to all people and that might be it's aim, but feel like it had no direction. Salad bar was decent, nice choice. Food was average, a little bland but nice... More 

Thank Graham K
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was great, rather busy on weekend. Healthy choices that are tasty. Conveniently Located next to our hotel. Prices were reasonable. Loved that they had both chicken sausage and turkey bacon. Coffee cake portion is huge.

Thank mary c
Anchorage, Alaska
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245 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had Sunday brunch there. It is well known for its coffee cake and the reviews did not exaggerate. Whatever you do, make sure you get some. My friend was quite pleased with her eggs benedict and she ate the whole thing! Her granddaughter went with the vegetarian omelette and enjoyed it as well. My scramble was supposed to include... More 

Thank Carolyn J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4224 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-856-6124

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