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About Madera - Rosewood Hotel Sand Hill

Madera Restaurant Honored with Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence 2016 and Michelin Rated One Star 2017.
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. We can accommodate parties of 6 or less in the main dining room. If you care to have a larger party please contact the restaurant directly.

2825 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Californian, American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Sunday - Saturday: 6:30am - 10:30am; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

Cross Street:
HWY 280

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(650) 561-1540

Website:
http://maderasandhill.com/

Parking Details:
Rosewood Sand Hill offers complimentary valet as well as optional self-parking.

Complimentary electric car charging station available.

Executive Chef:
Reylon Agustin

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Complimentary BonBons!
Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Complimentary BonBons!
Details

Finish your meal with our Signature BonBons on the house!

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 People

Starts: October 26, 2017

Ends: April 26, 2018

Availability: Sun 7:00PM-9:45PM

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

'Tis the season for holiday dining. A 3-course family style menu.
$110 for Adults, $55 for Children 12 and under, tax, gratuity and beverage not included, Reservations guaranteed using a cc on file, a 72hr cancellation policy for all bookings. A service charge of 20% will be added to all parties.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Savor a holiday brunch with a wide array of culinary delights for all to enjoy. $110 for Adults, $55 for Children 12 and under, tax, gratuity and beverage not included. Reservations guaranteed using a cc on file, a 72hr cancellation policy for all bookings. A 20% gratuity added to all reservations.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us in ringing in the New Year with seasonally inspired dishes. First Seating 5:30-7pm, $150. Second Seating 8-9pm, $195. Reservations guaranteed using a credit card authorization, 72hr cancellation policy for all bookings.

Madera - Rosewood Hotel Sand Hill Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (41)
Good for a Date (36)
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Fit for Foodies (32)
Good for Anniversaries (31)
Great for Outdoor Dining (30)
Business Meals (27)
Notable Wine List (26)
Romantic (23)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Quiet Conversation (21)
Good for Birthdays (21)
Local Ingredients (18)
Worth the Drive (16)
Great for Brunch (12)
Healthy (12)
Great for Lunch (12)
Good for Groups (11)
Seasonal (11)
Fun (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Bar Seating (8)
People Watching (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Cozy (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Authentic (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Organic (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Casual (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
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Afternoon Tea (1)
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Live Music (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

Perfect except for noise level

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Delightful, delicious wonderful time!

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Food was delicious but very expensive. It was over $80 for eggs and potatoes and an omelette with orange juice. There were not very many Vegetarian options. That said, it was a nice treat in a beautiful place.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

The Sunday brunch menu and the food were flat. Nothing special. Probably my 12th time visiting the restaurant. Very disappointed. I will stay away from brunch.

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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Food was delicious and the staff was very nice!! I did not like the dessert so much but everything else was top notch!! We got all the 4 vegetarian options on the menu and pear chocolate dessert ( which had very little chocolate ).

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 27, 2017

The restaurant is lovely, the service is good, but the food is expensive and none of the 3 people in our party thought the food tasted special, especially for the price. We are glad that we tried it, but won't return anytime soon.

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

A gem of a resort type and a convenient place to meet friends, and family special occasions with great food, views, easy
access to freeway, close to Filoli
Gardens in Woodside.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Tapas, Fun, Afternoon Tea, Organic, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Healthy, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

We finally were able to reserve a table....tried a couple times before. Had a special occasion to celebrate: my hubby's mile-stone B-day.
I liked the atmosphere, the crowd and your wine list! The food was so so..... I felt that dishes were way too complex and overdone for California! Sorry..... Craved for something fresh and tasteful.... Got a chicken main course that looked and tasted like a Costco canned ham........ I'd like to come one more time....at lunch/branch time......to enjoy your views!!!!!!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

My husband loves my cooking so getting him to go out on Thanksgiving was a bit of a challenge. He acquiesced but I did have to pitch a bit of a fit (grin). He is tough to please but Madera succeeded!! Thanksgiving lunch was served family style which meant there were plenty of options for the pickiest of eaters. (I have one of these too.) All of the dishes were spectacular and we had leftovers--my husband's strongest argument for staying home. The service was friendly and attentive and we didn't feel rushed. It was a lovely afternoon and my husband has bragged to everyone that the spare ribs were the best he's ever had. No fit will be needed next year! Yes!!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Healthy
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

I am an employee of Rosewood hotels and wanted to check out the Sandhill location. Everyone was so nice, respectful and polite! The first employee that was very polite to my friends and I was the hostname Amity. Amity sat us down right away and got us a table outside on the patio. We were at lunch for a birthday, on our menus, they put "Happy 18th Birthday Paige." It was so cute and thoughtful for them to do!! The food was excellent!! I liked the variety on the wine menu. Overall it was an excellent service and can't want to go again!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Waterfront, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Healthy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 22, 2017

I HAVE BEEN TO MADERA THREE TIMES NOW AND NEVER HAVE BEEN DISAPPOINTED. MY FRIENDS JUST LOVED IT AS DO I. WE DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT PARKING;AND THE SERVICE IS EXCELLENT AS IS THE FOOD.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 21, 2017

If the weather is nice you can sit outside and view the lovely foothills...surprisingly there is almost zero noise from 280...ambience is calm, beautiful, open and the food is delicious. We had the mushroom sugo, yum.

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 21, 2017

The food, service and ambiance are great. The wine list could use more reasonably priced options. Not everyone is okay with a $500 wine.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

Pork loin was delicious and moist. Salmon was cooked to perfection. Pre-appetizer of tomato bisque was full of flavor and warm. Pear dessert was exquisite. Apple tartine had a nice presentation but lacked flavor. Wine selection was great and we chose a Napa red, which was delicious. Sparkling water and sourdough bread were as expected. Buttermilk bread was heavy. The butter presentation with olive oil in the center was a great idea.

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

I can't say enough about Madera! It scores full in all aspects. I booked a table for 2 and child (high chair) for my wife's birthday. We were seated in a great spot. Our server Katelyn was lovely! She was super patient with our daughter and took time to explain all the vegetarian options to us. She was extremely knowledgeable about every menu item as well! The food was outstanding! They had a complimentary dish that they brought out first. Then sourdough bread with butter was delicious. We ordered 1 appetizer and 2 entres and were quite full by the end of the meal. Finally, we found that there were no egg-less dessert options, but the 3-Michelin star dessert chef improvised and made a birthday dessert with a bed of berries topped with coconut ice cream and chocolate. The ambiance was also great! All in all, a great family experience! Would highly recommend anyone to go there!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Pricey but worth it. Great Seasonal menu, cocktails were unique and tasted delicious. The ambience classy but relaxed. These servers were polite, friendly and took good care of us.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Romantic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

We went there for our 25th wedding anniversary and everything was perfect. The wait staff was fantastic and very attentive and we highly recommend it.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Birthday dinner for my lovely wife. Service: extremely attentive. Food: extremely creative and utterly delicious. This place gets better and better.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Fun, Romantic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Overall, excellent food and attention to detail. The courses were very well prepared, although the wagyu beef was a bit too fatty for my taste. Also, the room is very open and noise travels pretty easy, so not the best place for a quiet dinner.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Business Meals
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was disappointing again! Pork belly was sooooo bad. The ribeye steak for two was tasty but with all the fat, not really for two people. This place is a hit and miss — sometimes the food is good and sometimes so horrible.

The wine selection is super expensive and make it difficult to order something decent. So much mark up.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

I had a late dinner with my daughter at Madera. We had a wonderful dinner. She is vegan and our waitress helped her find very tasty options. Cocktails were full-bodied and memorable. Kudos to Madera!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 6, 2017

The food and ambiance was what you would expect at a Michelin Star restaurant. The dishes were imaginative and tasty and the service was very good. My only complaint was that service was a bit slow, I appreciate not being rushed but it seemed like it took a very long time for our entrees to come out after our starters. It just felt like the pace of the meal was slower than just being leisurely. Overall our dinner for 6 people took well over 3 hours, with starters and dessert. We ordered about 2 cocktails each, but no wine.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Great meal, service and atmosphere

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Fantastic food, great atmosphere, attentive service. I️ highly recommend it for a special occasion.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great experience - food, presentation and service. New chef is making a big difference!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Food was good, it was nice to have special treats on the birthday. Service wasn't up to par. It took the server a long time to take our order, he didn't check on us during the meal. It took the bus boy a long time to take my dish away to pack it to go. The worst is that no one ever answer the phone at the restaurant. I had to always call the hotel so that they could connect me to the restaurant

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Ambiance & service were good. Food choice was limited - and entre's selected were disappointing.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Fabulous place, great food, knowledgeable staff! I’d recommend this place wholeheartedly!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Enjoyed the business lunch, ambiance, service and setting was excellent, the actual meal was OK, nothing outstanding, had the Cobb Salad, my associate had the Hamburger, probably the best lunch item on the menu, will order the hamburger next time.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Business Meals
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Outstanding dining experience. They are worth their one Michelin star!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful meal with terrific service for our recent anniversary dinner. We noted it our anniversary when making our Open Table reservation. The staff was very accommodating and attentive but not stifling. Our menu included a Happy Anniversary message and our waiter started us off with complimentary sparkling wine and we ended with a small slice of complimentary anniversary cake. My wife was very pleased with her wild salmon entree and I enjoyed the pork loin, both very well prepared and presented. A higher end restaurant but prices not excessive by Bay Area standards. Even the valet service at the hotel entry was very welcoming and efficient. Certainly would recommend.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We are frequent Madera customers. Last Sunday evening was a disappointment, not sure if chef is different or it was just an off night. Table was excellent on the deck, but although waiter was professional, he was not friendly and it seemed he was just mumbling off phrases he memorized. I had the Sunchoke Veloute, Kampachi and Duck. Nothing stood out as memorable and the soup was served too cool. My boyfriend said the Heirloom Tomato salad was also just okay. Not so sure we will go back often anymore.

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

From start to finish our dinner was outstanding. Wines were incredible and although you could spend a ton of money on some of the vintages, we had a Sancerre that was delicious and reasonable. Rachel the Somm is spot on, ask her as she really knows her wines.
We can't wait to go back, if I lived closer I would frequent this place as often as possible.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Scenic View, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Organic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

My eggs Benedict arrived tepid and we had to chase the overly familiar waiter down to pay the check. At this level of hotel and this price point, the service and food should be far better than they are. Great view, but otherwise not recommended.

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vip
·Dined on October 15, 2017

My first visit, will return. Shared two appetizers with my date, the first, grilled foie gras, had lots of flavors and nuances. The second, the angelloti, was a new take on a pasta dish, delectable. Then we shared the halibut, soft and tender white meat. Delicious. The pairings were Sangiovese and Malbec for the appetizers and a NZ daub blanc for the halibut. Perfect. Finished the dinner with a double expresso, aromatic and tasty.
I will return.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 13, 2017

great place for lunch and for dinner. Excellent food, service and place.
Noisy at times.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 9, 2017

My daughter (vegetarian) was treated very well. They even had a blanket for her to use, when the evening got a little chilly. The food was well done. Great experience.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Nothing but smiles and great service from everyone at the restaurant. Highly recommend.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Nice view good food ok drinks
I would recommend this restaurant to others but my only comment would be to order off the extensive wine list. The cocktails were just ok. That was a little disappointing, but the food was nicely prepared and presented.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

It was my first date and the evening could not be anymore perfect. From the view the seating I asked for the service the food. Everything was excellent.

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