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Bistro Maxine

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548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
+1 650-323-1815
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (16 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With the office in Palo Alto, this is a regular pit stop for me on the way in. Normally grab a coffee, and probably the biggest cup of coffee you will ever have. Have once tried breakfast, and sadly chose the yogurt, which is not...More

Thank Glyndwr100
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick coffee before starting work, and what great value it is! Compared to Starbucks, who seem to want to put syrup or sugar into everything, this was a mega big, but great tasting coffee.....and cheaper than Starbucks. Found my new cafe......

Thank Glyndwr100
Reviewed October 9, 2017

My family and I have eaten dinner here many times, and we love all the crepes we've tried. They make authentic French crepes, with a good number of choices for savory and for sweet crepes. The savory crepes include the ham and cheese (a favorite...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Right next door to the Cardinal Hotel where I was staying. The hotel gave me vouchers for a continental breakfast for each night I stayed. Just popped out of the hotel and had a choice of several items. I really liked the french bread with...More

Thank YearRounder04609
Reviewed February 8, 2017

this is where my hotel sends you for breakfast bc they don't have their own restaurant and I LOVED it. charming atmosphere. French style breakfast with baguette, good butter and preserves plus fruit. unfortunately they were not open for dinner the week that I was...More

Thank dycanada
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Really wonderful crepes and salads in a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere. Good wine, terrific service. Great for a celebratory lunch - or any occasion, really. Both the savory and the sweet crepes were perfection! Excellent value.

Thank Shelley F
Reviewed November 19, 2016

11/17/2016, decided to go here day after our anniversary. I enjoy this area of Palo Alto, for the walking and people watching. Parking not much of a problem, as it was after 1100 hrs, on a Thursday. There is also parking behind City Hall, a...More

Thank sirmeandt
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Great savory and sweet fare. Try the spiced hot chocolate! The plain crepe with sugar and butter is a favorite.

Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant no less than 15 times this past year. They recognize us, I have had various conversations with the owner and we always say hello to kitchen staff. The crepes are nice, both savory and sweet, and my teenage boys...More

1  Thank MollyN162
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Bistro Maxine is a french restaurant with a flavorful selection of assorted breakfast dishes (déjeuner), savory crêpes + salads, and a tasteful grouping of beverages ranging from espresso + hot cocoa, to wines + champaign, to ciders + flavored syrups, to fresh squeezed juice. It's...More

Thank rascadas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-1815
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