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Stanford's Restaurant & Bar

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Thu, 2/21
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZERS
$10.95
Stanford's Classic Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Grilled flatbread, tri-colored tortilla chips
$12.95
Country Fried Calamari
Lemon caper tartar, housemade cocktail sauce, charred lemon
$10.95
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Strips
Honey-mustard and buttermilk garlic dipping sauces, housemade BBQ sauce
$12.95
Walnut Crusted Brie
Housemade seasonal preserves, toasted walnuts, grilled bianco bread
$10.95
Crab & Avocado Roll
Pineapple soy glaze, mango puree, asparagus, red & yellow peppers
$12.95
Pan Seared Crab Cakes
Arugula, Dijon aioli
$11.95
Spicy Ahi Roll*
Sriracha aioli, asparagus, black sesame seeds
$8.95
Grilled Portobello Mushroom
Seasonal greens, frizzled leeks, fresh basil aioli
$10.95
Buffalo Chicken Wings
House wing sauce, crumbled blue cheese, celery & carrot sticks, blue cheese dressing
$10.95
Widmer Beer Battered Onion Rings
Blue cheese-BBQ and buttermilk garlic dipping sauces
SOUPS & STARTER SALADS
Cup $5.95
Bowl $7.95
Housemade Soup of the Day
Made fresh daily
$7.95
House Tossed Salad
Grape tomatoes, pepper bacon, egg, cucumber, Monterey Jack cheese, choice of dressing
$7.5
Classic Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, aged parmesan, housemade garlic croutons
ENTREE SALADS
$11.95
Blackened Salmon* $18.95
Wood-Fire Grilled Chicken $16.95
Blackened Ahi $19.95
Classic Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, aged parmesan, housemade garlic croutons
$18.95
Southwest Chicken Chopped Salad
Crisp greens, black beans, corn, grape tomatoes, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses, creamy pesto dressing, chipotle BBQ chicken
$19.95
Blackened Ahi Salad*
Crisp greens, pickled ginger, crispy rice noodles, mango vinaigrette, black sesame seeds
$19.95
Wood-Fire Grilled Steak Cobb*
Crisp romaine, pepper bacon, avocado, hard egg, Danish blue cheese crumbles, blue cheese dressing
SANDWICHES & BURGERS
Served with choice of French fries, small house salad, coleslaw, cinnamon apples or cup of housemade soup of the day. Gluten-free buns available upon request +$1 - Sub Garden burger at no extra charge
$16.95
Grilled Chicken Clubhouse
Pepper bacon, provolone, cheddar, tomato, arugula, avocado, grilled bianco
$17.95
Knife & Fork Crab and Artichoke Sandwich
Sliced tomatoes, aged parmesan and cheddar cheeses, toasted focaccia
$18.95
Prime Rib Dip*
Our herb crusted shaved prime rib, ciabatta roll, au jus, horseradish sauce
$14.95
Stanford's Cheeseburger*
Ground chuck, Stanford's burger sauce, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, red onion, brioche bun
$16.95
Kruse Burger*
Ground chuck, pepper bacon, provolone, housemade avocado salsa, lettuce, tomato, red onion, Stanford's burger sauce, brioche bun
$18.95
American Wagyu Burger*
Ground Wagyu, Brie, bacon jam, arugula, tomato, Dijon aioli, brioche bun
POULTRY FAVORITES
$17.95
Sizzling Chicken Fajitas
Bell peppers and onions, lime basmati rice, Santa Fe black beans, avocado salsa, sour cream, warm flour tortillas
$16.95
Smoked Chicken Linguini
Roasted mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic cream sauce, parmesan
$14.95
Grilled Chicken Tacos
Grilled tortillas, chipotle ranch slaw, housemade avocado salsa, fresh cilantro, lime-basmati rice, tri-colored tortilla chips, spicy roasted tomato salsa
$18.95
Panko Crusted Chicken Dijon
Parmesan, Dijon mustard, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus
$18.95
Chicken Parmesan w/ Pesto Pasta
Panko herb crusted, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, grilled garlic bread, housemade marinara
$16.95
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenderloins
Roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, honey-mustard, buttermilk garlic and housemade BBQ sauce dipping sauces
STANFORD'S SPECIALTIES
Pacific Halibut $19.95
True Cod $16.95
Anchor Steam Battered Fish & Chips
Lemon caper tartar, French fries, house slaw
$18.95
Crispy Northwest Pacific Oysters
Basmati rice, seasonal vegetables, lemon caper tartar, cocktail sauce
$15.95
Pepper Bacon Mac N' Cheese
Swiss, fontina, cheddar
$19.95
Cajun Prawn Linguini
Andouille sausage, roasted peppers, tomatoes, grilled mushrooms, Cajun cream sauce
Beer Battered Pacific Halibut $18.95
Beer Battered True Cod $15.95
Baja Style Fish Tacos
Grilled tortillas, chipotle ranch slaw, housemade avocado salsa, fresh cilantro, lime-basmati rice, tri-colored tortilla chips, spicy roasted tomato salsa
Full Rack $28.95
1/2 Rack $19.95
Wood-Fire Grilled Baby-Back Ribs
Our signature cumin and chili rubbed, brown sugar bacon BBQ ribs, French fries, blue cheese slaw
STANFORD'S HERB CRUSTED PRIME RIB*
12 oz. $29.95
16 oz. $34.95
Stanford's Herb Crusted Prime Rib*
Our boneless prime rib starts with a generous garlic & 5-herb rub, then slow-roasts all day resulting in a juicy, tender and flavorful prime rib. Served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, au jus and horseradish sauce
WOOD-FIRE GRILLED STEAKS
Stanford's sources only the finest cuts from local and national purveyors of top quality beef, providing a truly unique steak experience. Served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables. Add to your steak: Fire-Roasted Mushrooms or Crumbled Blue Cheese $2.95 | Grilled Pesto Prawns $4.95 | Pan Seared Crab Cake $5.95
10 oz. $26.95
Top Sirloin*
7 oz. $32.95
Filet Mignon*
12 oz. $29.95
Hand-Cut Rib Eye*
SIGNATURE COCKTAILS
$9.5
Huckleberry Rain Drop
44° North Mountain Huckleberry, fresh lemon sour, rosemary infused simple syrup
$10.0
Lavender Cosmo
Absolut Mandrin, Giffard Crème de Violette, Cointreau, fresh lime sour, cranberry juice, lavender sugar rim
$10.0
Ginger Pear
Absolut Pear, Bols triple sec, fresh lemon sour, ginger
$10.0
Raspberry Lemon Drop
Absolut Citron, fresh lemon, raspberry liqueur, citrus-sugared rim
$12.0
Ultimate Martini
Grey Goose vodka or Hendrick's gin, dry vermouth, choice of Danish blue cheese stuffed olives or lemon twist
CLASSIC COCKTAILS
$10.0
American Mule
Tito's Handmade vodka, ginger beer, fresh lime
$11.0
Old Fashioned
Maker's Mark, Solerno Blood Orange liqueur, cherry bitters
$12.0
Grand Manhattan
Buffalo Trace bourbon, Grand Marnier, orange bitters
$11.0
Premium Long Island Iced Tea
Bacardi Oakheart rum, Smirnoff vodka, Beefeater gin, Sauza Blue Silver100% agave tequila, fresh lemon sour
$9.5
Stanford's Bloody Mary
Smirnoff vodka, house Bloody Mary mix
$9.5
Scratch Margarita
Sauza Blue Silver 100% agave tequila, Bols triple sec, housemade margarita mix
$10.5
The Cadillac
El Jimador 100% agave tequila, Cointreau, Bols triple sec, housemade margarita mix
About
Stanford's Restaurant is the perfect spot to relax in beautiful ambiance while enjoying great cuisine, scratch cocktails, and a renown Happy Hour menu!
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I have been to Stanford's dozens of times and have always had a good to great experience. We love the location convenient to the plaza and appreciate the comfortable seating and low noise level. During a recent outing to the plaza, we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very comfortable place with good reasonably priced food. We had a great visit with friends here because there is a good variety of brunch and lunch items. It has subdued background music so you can actually have a conversation without shouting over loud bad...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank greenberetateam
Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Greenberetateam, thank you so much for your positive comments about Stanford's Restaurant & Bar! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Excellent. Good variety for families. Drinks are tasty and highly recommended. Good choice of meals and excellent

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ozziemckenzie
Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Hi Ozziemckenzie, thank you so much for your positive comments about Stanford's Restaurant & Bar! We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, Stanford's Restaurant & Bar

Reviewed December 6, 2018

We have many dining options in Walnut Creek but seem to regularly visit Stanford's. They can usually accommodate you without a reservation and do so happily. Dan typically takes excellent care of us and it's always nice that he remembers us. The kitchen sometimes takes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank d55eng
Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

D55eng, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Hubby and I stopped here for lunch today. We have dined here many times, but probably not for the past 2 years. Hubby had a chicken Caesar salad, loaded with fresh grilled chicken, I had fabulous fish tacos. We both enjoyed a glass of wine....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hutchss
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

my wife and I went in for early happy hour! the drinks were good and we had a bite to eat. For a happy hour thd food was good. will go back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FredN47
Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Fredn47, your wonderful feedback and rating mean a lot to us. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Undisclosed mandatory added fee to guest of 2.9% living wage surcharge on the bill is straight out STEALING from customers. and added to tax as well. Advertise this on your front door, on every page of every menu and see how many customers you have...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank alextunes111
Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi Alextunes111, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. We would like to have a better understanding about your experience. Please reach out to us...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018

I have been to Scotts several times. Some times is it OK, but the last visit the food wasn't good and the service was terrible. Probably will not return.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lovetobehomeagain
Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi Lovetobehomeagain, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. We hope you are willing to give us another chance. Please reach out to us at...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

My husband and I along with friends, often choose Stanford's to meet for a drink and a Happy Hour. At Stanford's, the happy hour begins at 3:00, which is sometimes more convenient than waiting for 4:00 or 4:30, which some local restaurants observe. We like...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank cherylyosh
Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Cherylyosh, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar! We're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with our team! We look forward to your next visit! Take...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying the Milet Mignon was excellent! I ordered mine medium and can cut that steak with my fork. Soooo...good! The garlic mashed potatoes were tasty and the green beans, ...meh. Nice quiet area we were seated in. However, many of the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Winni L
Management R, Owner at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

We are disappointed to learn of your experience here at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, but will take this opportunity to improve. We appreciate all reviews, and appreciate you giving us the chance to improve by providing us with this feedback. Thanks again for taking the...More

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