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“Madera at Rosewood, Menlo Park”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Madera

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Ranked #4 of 122 Restaurants in Menlo Park
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: HWY 280
Description: Madera Restaurant Honored with One Star by Michelin and Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence 2012. A comfortably elegant ambiance, picturesque views and outdoor terraces welcome guests and Silicon Valley locals to Madera. Featuring an open artisan wood-burning kitchen and extensive wine list, Madera serves rustic American cuisine that celebrates the culinary traditions of the Bay Area In addition to indoor and outdoor dining, Madera offers two private dining rooms with private terraces and cozy fireplaces. The Lemon Room seats up to 10 guests, and the Orange Room up to 14 guests. This Menlo Park restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and for Sunday brunch as well.
San Luis Obispo, California
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Madera at Rosewood, Menlo Park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

Excellent restaurant. Great for special occasions, although a bit expensive, it is worth it!!
Excellent wine selection.
Great staff.

Visited June 2013
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chicago
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122 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Good Fish and Wine List”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

The service was friendly and timely. The fish was fresh, well prepared and was on top of an interesting veggie garnish, different for each of the fish choices. The wine list is extensive but mostly French. We were happy to find a French Champagne we enjoy when in Paris.

Visited September 2013
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Thank cbreezedad
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Los Altos Hills, CA
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Another totally forgettable place”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013

Lovely restaurant, lovely setting, mediocre food. Nothing special about this place at all - the food is completely ho-hum. Had the grouper which was completely flavorless, and hubby had the pork chop, which was only slightly better than the grouper. The green chilis (side dish) were yummy. Manhattan cocktail was wonderful. The fried soft-shelled crab was indeed pretty tasty. All this for over $200. Really, unless you're doing business in Silicon Valley, this place is way over-priced for what you get. Trouble recommending it to anyone other than a biz type needing a place to talk biz close to SandHill Rd.

  • Visited August 2013
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Hamilton, New York
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Good dinner venue”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Good food, nice atmosphere, clean, with outdoor seating; restaurant part of resort...had the salmon for main course...very good..heirloom tomato starter...a bit disappointing given the season, but OK...steak entree was excellent...great top shelf margarita...nice wine list...attentive service...a very nice dinner experience...leisurely...nice, clean bathroom...

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank DiscerningJI
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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174 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“Avoid this place”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

I recently had dinner at this restaurant. I had a salad as a started - so salty I could not finish it and as a main course, I was served tasteless beef. To say that the experience was a HUGE disappointment would be an understatement.

The service, however, was good and after sharing my thoughts with the restaurant manager, the logically did not want me to pay. Does not always happen, so worth noting.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank MarkTluszcz
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