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Evvia
Evvia
(3218)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Best Restuarant in the Bay in our opinion. More

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Cafe Pro Bono
Cafe Pro Bono
(953)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Awesome every time! More

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Sundance The Steakhouse
Sundance The Steakhouse
(3148)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Our favorite restaurant for a bit of a splurge. Love the Sunset Dinner prime rib. More

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Zola
Zola
(646)
$$$$
French | Palo Alto, Peninsula

This was our first visit to Zola, an we wondered why we had not been there before. Beautifully balanced food. My husband had the seafood stew, with scallops, mussels, and calamari, and could not stop raving about it. I had the tomato tart. This was flavorful and beautifully presented. It is always a pleasure to find a serious restaurant that takes as much trouble with its vegetarian dishes as with the other dishes. Yes it is expensive, bu worth it. More

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Caffe Riace
Caffe Riace
(22)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Nick is a great manager More

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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Palo Alto
NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Palo Alto
(261)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

With good food & deserts & drinks & best friends, we had a wonderful time always at NM cafe / restaurant More

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The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse
The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse
(1370)
$$$$
Seafood | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Server - I believe her name is Joana - MADE the evening! More

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Pizzeria Delfina Palo Alto
Pizzeria Delfina Palo Alto
(23)
$$$$
Pizza Bar | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Lovely patio seating, fantastic food and wine, ok service More

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Taverna
Taverna
(370)
$$$$
Greek | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Amazing experience as always and so personable! I took my mom here for her birthday, and it was such a memorable experience. I am never disappointed here, and the food is such high quality. More

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TELÈFERIC BARCELONA - PALO ALTO
TELÈFERIC BARCELONA - PALO ALTO
(21)
$$$$
Spanish | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Both the food and service were excellent. It was a most enjoyable dinner and our wine selection paired quite nicely. More

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Tai Pan
Tai Pan
(738)
$$$$
Chinese | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Tai Pan is the best Chinese restaurant in the Palo Alto area. A bit expensive but worth it. More

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Tacolicious - Palo Alto
Tacolicious - Palo Alto
(17)
$$$$
Mexican | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Drinks were great. Food very good. Friendly & accommodating staff exceptional. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - Palo Alto
Fleming's Steakhouse - Palo Alto
(1386)
$$$$
Steak | Palo Alto, Peninsula

We celebrated my Mom 79th Birthday and she was presented a beautiful Birthday Thank you card signed by all the waiter staff! This made her very happy!! Great food and service!! More

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Nobu Palo Alto
Nobu Palo Alto
(289)
$$$$
Japanese | Palo Alto, Peninsula

The fish special with butter and mushrooms in a sizzling dish was outstanding as was the strawberry and yuzu tart for dessert. Everything else we ate was delicious. Service was a little slow at times with dishes coming out after long pauses, overly attentive at other times with servers trying to take away plates before we finished. The noise level, especially the LOUD music, was a little much at times, others have complained about the music so maybe Nobu will turn it down or tune to a less raucous station. Otherwise, it was an excellent meal worth repeating. More

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St. Michael's Alley
St. Michael's Alley
(79)
$$$$
American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Excellent friendly service. They made an effort to make us feel welcome. The food was excellent too.Good choice and good quality. More

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Burma Ruby
Burma Ruby
(300)
$$$$
Burmese | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Delicious! My boyfriend thought his cocktail was a little on the weak side but aside from that everything else was perfect. Highly recommend the sesame beef + garlic pad thai. Will definitely be back. More

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True Food Kitchen - Palo Alto
True Food Kitchen - Palo Alto
(1790)
$$$$
American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Fabulous food and decent service. Friendly staff but it’s super crowded and tough to get attention. Very nice overall More

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Gravity Bistro and Wine Bar
Gravity Bistro and Wine Bar
(494)
$$$$
French | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Great upscale restaurant, with awesome wine collection. OpenTable lists this restaurant as under 30$ but I don't think it is. With a single flight, an appetizer, a pasta and a couple desserts costed us about 85$. Having said that we definitely enjoyed the food a lot. The ravioli and chocolate budino was exceptional. More

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Osteria
Osteria
(684)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Birthday dinner. Great food and service. A favorite restaurant for many years. More

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Anatolian Kitchen
Anatolian Kitchen
(540)
$$$$
Turkish | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Delicious and good value for money. Excellent wait staff More

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Bazille - Nordstrom Palo Alto
Bazille - Nordstrom Palo Alto
(90)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

My husband and I go for lunch at Bazille almost daily. We love the variety of food offerings. The staff knows us well and treats us like royalty. More

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Terrain Cafe
Terrain Cafe
(324)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Thought it was weird to have a grilled cheese special without tomato soup on the menu. That would have made my lunch! Just a thought. The grilled cheese....delicious! More

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Nola - Palo Alto
Nola - Palo Alto
(2443)
$$$$
Cajun | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Excellent food and service. More

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Quattro Restaurant and Bar - Four Seasons Hotel
Quattro Restaurant and Bar - Four Seasons Hotel
(1123)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Great food and service as always!!! You can ask for plates from prior menus and the staff will go above and beyond to get the kitchen prepare them for you!! Thank you!! More

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Reposado Restaurant
Reposado Restaurant
(2313)
$$$$
Mexican | Palo Alto, Peninsula

food is great, need some noise dampening and more separation of tables More

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INDO Restaurant & Lounge
INDO Restaurant & Lounge
(905)
$$$$
Asian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

All the staff were courteous and friendly. Longer than usual wait time to be greeted by a server at the table. The food was tasty; we especially enjoyed the flat bread appetizer. The one disappointment was being told that they charge a $15 cake fee. I had brought a very small four-person cake to celebrate a birthday. I understand charging a fee for a large sheet cake serving 20+ guests, but felt charging the fee for such a small cake was not reasonable. I would recommend allowing your staff to apply the fee at their discretion. More

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Mandarin Roots
Mandarin Roots
(333)
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Palo Alto, Peninsula

We had hot and sour soup, Kung Pao Chicken and Asparagus with Chicken. The soup was the right combination of flavor and spicy. The chicken in their dishes was tender and carried the sauce very well. The Brown Rice was unusual and very, very good. We got there at 8:00 on a Thursday night and it was a nice small crowd. I am keeping track of what I had in my phone and will build a longer list of favorites by going back again and again. More

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Umami Burger - Palo Alto
Umami Burger - Palo Alto
(97)
$$$$
Burgers | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Always love their burgers and thin fries. Had their impossible burger and it was yummy ! More

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Bevri - Palo Alto
Bevri - Palo Alto
(150)
$$$$
Georgian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

This was our first visit to Bevri and we were celebrating our friend's birthday. The waitress was so helpful since we had very little idea of portion size and flavors. The eggplant rolls (which she recommended) blew us away with their wonderful flavors. My husband loved the borscht which was very meaty and plenty for the three of us to share. There was hardy room for their signature Khachapuri Adjaruli (bread with cheese and egg) so we were able to enjoy it the next day; re-warmed it made a delicious leftover. Our shared main dishes of Kebab and Lamb Ribs were also delightful both at dinner and the next day for lunch. We each had a glass of wine: a red, a dry white and a somewhat sweet white - everyone was happy! and surprise molten chocolate cake (provided gratis) allowed us to cap our dinner with song! More

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Smyrna
Smyrna
(33)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Exceptional service...and very very good food! We will be back. More

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Local Union 271
Local Union 271
(4)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Stronger drinks would be much appreciated. The bread pudding was amazing. More

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Joya Restaurant & Lounge
Joya Restaurant & Lounge
(1532)
$$$$
Latin / Spanish | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Great place to hangout with friends or for a date night! More

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Tuba Mediterranean Palo Alto
Tuba Mediterranean Palo Alto
(10)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Finally they got wines , they are serving now. I been second times here and we got kebabs and appetizer Turkish plater. Autantc Turkish food , really nice and delicious food. Our waiter is focus on our table , they are doing very well. New hot spot I’m definitely recommend here More

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Pastis Bistro
Pastis Bistro
(53)
$$$$
Contemporary French | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Great food. Perfect for a business lunch. More

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Celia's Mexican Restaurant - Palo Alto
Celia's Mexican Restaurant - Palo Alto
(121)
$$$$
Mexican | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Excellent restaurant. Only had 1 time that I had to wait longer than normal for the food to arrive but they apologized. I would recommend this place to everyone!! My favorite place More

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Mike's Palo Alto
Mike's Palo Alto
(65)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

my lunch was quite delicious, although my coworker was somewhat disappointed... in general it was nice. More

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Mayfield Bakery & Cafe
Mayfield Bakery & Cafe
(1535)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

We had a great experience for our large group. The hostess was very accommodating and fit our 2 large tables next to one another. The service was fast and accurate. Great ambiance and delicious food! More

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Dinah's Poolside Restaurant
Dinah's Poolside Restaurant
(232)
$$$$
Californian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

This is a gem. When you see the neon sign tucked behind trees and wonderful smelling flowers, and that great Garden Hotel sign... you know you're somewhere special. Atmosphere is great - aside from the namesake pool, it's quiet (unless there's live music, but even then it's very chill), and the food is great. We've only gone twice, but everything we've tried has been good. That said, we'll probably never not get the burger. The beef is juicy, perfectly ground, and the bun looks to be housemade... but. The fries. I don't know if they're fried in lard or what makes them so good, but they're the best fries I know I've ever had. Cocktails are good, decent wine selection... beer list is small but that's fine by me - sorry tech bros! Feels like this place has been around for a long time, and I hope it never goes away. One of these days we'll have to stay at the Garden Hotel for a staycation! More

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Il Fornaio - Palo Alto
Il Fornaio - Palo Alto
(2364)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Our waiter was excellent, offering us tastes of several wines when the one we ordered was out of stock. My companions all had various pasta dinners while I had the osso bucco. All were very happy with their entrees which arrived hot and well presented. My beef fell off the bone and there was some marrow to mix with it. We were not rushed, though it was late (nearly 10pm) when we finally departed. Will return More

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The Fish Market - Palo Alto
The Fish Market - Palo Alto
(114)
$$$$
Seafood | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Everything seafood. Liked the simple preparations. Good value. More

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The Counter - Palo Alto
The Counter - Palo Alto
(6)
$$$$
Burgers | Palo Alto, Peninsula

The food was delicious but the service was less than satisfactory. Almost nonexistent. Table was wobbly as well. More

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Siam Royal Thai
Siam Royal Thai
(17)
$$$$
Thai | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Service was slow as they were understaffed for a full restaurant. Also asked for no egg in the Padt Thai but it came with egg. Unable to get waiter's attention to correct it . More

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Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine - Palo Alto
Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine - Palo Alto
(883)
$$$$
Burmese | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Why would every dish be spicy, even those that aren't supposed to be? Does this restaurant think that young and hip customers demand it? The menu should say when a dish is spicy, and it wouldn't hurt to ask customers what spice level they want. Then we will all get what we came for. More

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La Strada Ristorante Italiano
La Strada Ristorante Italiano
(350)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Amazing food, incredible service, great all around! More

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Restaurant Soleil - Westin Palo Alto
Restaurant Soleil - Westin Palo Alto
(180)
$$$$
Californian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Service was excellent and the food was wonderful. We went with 3 children of varying ages and they were very accommodating. More

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Pampas Palo Alto
Pampas Palo Alto
(1430)
$$$$
Brazilian Steakhouse | Palo Alto, Peninsula

I was seated as soon as I arrived. They explained to first timer how it works. They advises us if we find a meat we like to tell them and enjoy our dinner. More

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Dan Gordon's
Dan Gordon's
(94)
$$$$
Barbecue | Palo Alto, Peninsula

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I’ve been coming with my meetup group for the last few months. Love the friendly staff and delicious brunch and lunch. My new fave is the cheddar biscuits ordered with French toast. We’ll be back. More

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MacArthur Park - Palo Alto
MacArthur Park - Palo Alto
(1455)
$$$$
American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Great relaxed Atmosphere, located in a historical building. The ribs and pork chops were delicious. I would definitely go back for more! More

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Coupa Cafe - Stanford Golf Course
Coupa Cafe - Stanford Golf Course
(11)
$$$$
Café | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Nice oasis for a peaceful, casual breakfast. Food is excellent and menu is varied with something for everyone More

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Yucca De Lac
Yucca De Lac
(153)
$$$$
Chinese | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Great food, excellent service, nice restaurant with good friends, what else can I ask for. Great day for all 3 of us. Thanks More

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Buca di Beppo - Palo Alto
Buca di Beppo - Palo Alto
(806)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Our server was great even the had large parties to attend to as well as us. More

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Poolside Grill - Sheraton Palo Alto
Poolside Grill - Sheraton Palo Alto
(10)
$$$$
Californian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Overall it’s fine, great service. The only thing is my breakfast from the menu was below standard. More

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Bird Dog
Bird Dog
(399)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

It was for my brothers birthday an he loved it More

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P.F. Chang's - Palo Alto
P.F. Chang's - Palo Alto
(68)
$$$$
Asian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

This reservation didn't work for me. When I arrived at P.F. Changs they said they didn't honor OpenTable reservations. We had to wait 20 minutes for a table. More

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Amber Dhara - Palo Alto
Amber Dhara - Palo Alto
(391)
$$$$
Indian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Our group was in the Lakeview Room which was good for a private business dinner. Food and service was good; ambiance not so good More

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Taste
Taste
(5)
$$$$
Chinese (Sichuan) | Palo Alto, Peninsula

The sizzling cumin chicken was great as were the green beans. Calamari was great too. We went on Xmas day so it was crowded, but overall enjoyable and food exceeded expectations. We’ll be back! More

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Palo Alto Diners' Choice Winners

Palo Alto's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Evvia
Evvia
(3218)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Best Restuarant in the Bay in our opinion. More

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Sundance The Steakhouse
Sundance The Steakhouse
(3148)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Our favorite restaurant for a bit of a splurge. Love the Sunset Dinner prime rib. More

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Pizzeria Delfina Palo Alto
Pizzeria Delfina Palo Alto
(23)
$$$$
Pizza Bar | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Lovely patio seating, fantastic food and wine, ok service More

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Zola
Zola
(646)
$$$$
French | Palo Alto, Peninsula

This was our first visit to Zola, an we wondered why we had not been there before. Beautifully balanced food. My husband had the seafood stew, with scallops, mussels, and calamari, and could not stop raving about it. I had the tomato tart. This was flavorful and beautifully presented. It is always a pleasure to find a serious restaurant that takes as much trouble with its vegetarian dishes as with the other dishes. Yes it is expensive, bu worth it. More

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Cafe Pro Bono
Cafe Pro Bono
(953)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Awesome every time! More

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Caffe Riace
Caffe Riace
(22)
$$$$
Italian | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Nick is a great manager More

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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Palo Alto
NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Palo Alto
(261)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Palo Alto, Peninsula

With good food & deserts & drinks & best friends, we had a wonderful time always at NM cafe / restaurant More

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Taverna
Taverna
(370)
$$$$
Greek | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Amazing experience as always and so personable! I took my mom here for her birthday, and it was such a memorable experience. I am never disappointed here, and the food is such high quality. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - Palo Alto
Fleming's Steakhouse - Palo Alto
(1386)
$$$$
Steak | Palo Alto, Peninsula

We celebrated my Mom 79th Birthday and she was presented a beautiful Birthday Thank you card signed by all the waiter staff! This made her very happy!! Great food and service!! More

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The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse
The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse
(1370)
$$$$
Seafood | Palo Alto, Peninsula

Server - I believe her name is Joana - MADE the evening! More

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