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Amazing dining Areas
UrbanSpoon.com is an amazing tool to put on your iphone or refer to via your computer to find a restaurant that is close to you or select a restaurant by rating or cuisine. Reviews and lists are updated so frequently that you get the real blog data of how that restaurant is up to the minute – almost. Try the link below. I think you will find it very helpful and if you like it, buy the application for your iphone.
Some of my favorites are:
Evvia – Great Greek food, semi formal/casual. Love the wine list.
420 Emerson St
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 326-0983
Tamarine – very good Vietnamese food, decor and ambiance are nice too.
546 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 325-8500
Old Pro Brew Pub/Sports Bar – great food, not a dive, reasonable, always fun, tons of TV’s
541 Ramona St
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 326-1446
Pluto’s – inexpensive fresh salads and sandwiches, everything is home made, great meal for casual lunch or dinner. A college students dream….
482 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 853-1556
Madison and 5th – Sister restaurant to one in NYC, great service, good food, some outdoor seating, medium to high price but worth it.
367 University Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 323-3900
Reposado – If you are craving Mexican and have to have it while you are in Palo Alto, this is only ok. Great cocktails and homemade guacamole, close to University Avenue. I prefer Cafe de Sol in Menlo Park for quality or Milagro’s in Redwood City for outdoor ambiance.
236 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 833-3151
The Counter – THE BEST burgers and sweet potato fries around! Choose from 100 toppings or have your burger on salad??? Yes, it does taste good.
369 California Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Phone: (650) 321-3900
Nola – Fun, loud, killer mixed cocktails, New Orlean’s type menu, beads….
535 Ramona St
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 328-2722
Mistral’s – Usually good food, ok service, lovely water views, nice ambiance, can get busy and loud.
370 Bridge Pkwy
Redwood City, CA 94065
(650) 802-9222

Milagro’s – Great outdoor patio, nice place to meet for margaritas, chips & salsa and homemade guacomole. Big tequila selection, service is just ok.
1099 Middlefield Rd
Redwood City, CA 94063

Phone: (650) 369-4730
Palo Alto Sol – small hole in the wall, many sauces to choose from, extensive menu, good top shelf margarita.
408 S California Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: (650) 328-8840
Red Lotus – Best for lunch, Asian fusion/singapore/thai food, flavorful, medium priced. In the Ladera Shopping Center, eat outside on the patio.
3130 Alpine Rd
Portola Valley, CA 94028

Phone: (650) 851-1718
Madera Restaurant at the Rosewood Hotel – gorgeous atmosphere and views, enjoyable, nice meeting place
2825 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: (650) 561-1540
Junnoon – Indian fusion, delicious, great wine list, lovely ambiance, tad expensive?
150 University Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 329-9644
Patxi’s Chicago Pizza – THE BEST pizza around!!!!! Chicago style or thin…popular so be prepared for a wait or, call ahead and you can get your order to cook at home, delivery too. LOVE their sauce and their salads are usually good too.
441 Emerson St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 473-9999
Cafe Del Sol – Quality food, very tasty, not your usual Mexican food, reasonable and delicious. No margaritas….
1010 Doyle St
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: (650) 326-2501
John Bentley’s – Atherton and Woodside Locations – Great food, nice staff, I prefer the Atherton/Redwood City location and ambiance
2915 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA 94061
Phone: (650) 365-7777
Zibibbo – Sit at the counter, great small plates
430 Kipling St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: (650) 328-6722
Carpaccio – A Menlo Park favorite, usually requires reservations or you can sit at the counter, good Italian food, reasonably priced.
1120 Crane Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: (650) 322-1211
Top-Rated Woodside Restaurants
The Village Pub
Alice’s Restaurant
John Bentley’s
Bella Vista Restaurant
Buck’s of Woodside
Woodside Bakery & Cafe
The Little Store
Website: Urban Spoon
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