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“Everybody's Happy Here!”

Palo Alto Creamery Fountain & Grill
Ranked #1 of 23 Dessert in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: University Ave
Transit: VTA 35, Caltrain
Reviewed June 12, 2013

This is comfort food with a traditional diner feel. You can get breakfast all day, but they also have some more ambitious menu items/specials if you don't want a burger or chili or mac and cheese. My husband had the pasta special with shrimp and veggies and practically licked his plate clean. My daughter had the BBQ pork shoulder and it was tender and the grilled cornbread was delicious. The staff is friendly and attentive, and should you save room, the desserts are fabulous. This a favorite spot so be prepared to wait for a table if you go at peak meal times. But well worth it!

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Thank Colleen D
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

Pancakes, waffles, omelettes, brioche french toast served with hot maple syrup... All wonderful, but we got addicted too to their poached eggs, hash browns, sausages and bacon, served with whole wheat toast. The strawberry and rhubarb latticed pie is a work of genius, and their apple pie too is probably world-famous: lots and lots of apples in it, and just the right amount of cinnamon. For a birthday party, we purchased their Double Danger chocolate cake which was just delicious and amazingly tall. It weighs a ton!
Most of all, what we noticed was that everybody seemed to be getting whatever they wanted there, and it all looked good. The staff are lovely - fast, friendly, and conscientious. I just wish I still lived nearby and could go there every day!

Thank pal232323
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

Whenever I go there I feel like I'm on Happy Days. Great burgers, the best malteds in the whole world, great eggs...just great, simple food. No frills, not the place to go to impress...the place to go to have consistently delicious food the way it used to be. Never had a meal I did not enjoy.

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Thank susan s
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

It's a step back in time when food tasted like food. A burger n' fries, an American breakfast, meatloaf! Mamma Mia! When you want to impress your taste-buds and not a client or in-laws, your tummy will be happy. It will say, Thank You Sport! No duck confit, or foam anything! This is real food.

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Thank mac_s_50_60
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

A busy place, bright and cheerful. The beef ribs were marinated and cooked to a lovely texture and flavour. The strawberry milkshake was yummy. Service was attentive and came with great smiles.

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Thank Kathleen_1418
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