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“Our all time favorite”
Review of Cafe Pro Bono

Cafe Pro Bono
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Ranked #52 of 372 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $35
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: California Ave
Reviewed February 27, 2010

Café Pro Bono is our all time favorite. We have been coming regularly, for more than 10 years, my wife and I, by ourselves or with friends, with business guests, company parties, even as guests for a retirement party, when the entire restaurant was booked. We have never been disappointed. The food is excellent, and we probably tried every item on the menu. Susan's downfall is without equal. The salmon is always good. The service is first class and extremely friendly. We never make a reservation and never had to wait. Prices are reasonable for the quality. A great value. We do recommend Pro Bono to all of our friends.

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Reviewed October 26, 2008

Cafe Pro Bono is small, the food is quite good and the service is great. The prices are a good value for this area - lower than you'll pay for comparable food in a more popular location. Local business people flock here for lunch (the courthouse is a block away) but it's 1/2 block off the main drag in a secondary "downtown" neighborhood in Palo Alto so the traffic is sometimes slow - take advantage of that!

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Reviewed October 12, 2008

Good for smaller lunches.

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Reviewed July 1, 2008

Susan's downfall and flourless chocolate = heaven!

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Reviewed January 11, 2008

avoid this place if you are w/ a group!

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