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About INDO Restaurant & Lounge

INDO Restaurant & Lounge is conveniently located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Our culinary vision is of two goals to introduce authentic Indonesian dishes lead by Indonesian native Chef DeCuisine Diana Anwar and offer interpretations of California/French cooking methods via a collaboration between Executive Chef Tommy & Chef Deanna. Our lounge offers craft cocktails made with fresh juices and premium spirits while also showcasing a unique international wine list.

3295 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Asian, Southeast Asian, Indonesian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm;
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm;
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Brunch : Saturday - Sunday: Open at 11:00 am

Cross Street:
Lambert

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(650) 494-9184

Website:
http://www.indorestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Stay tuned, we will be your nightlife destination.

Catering:
We offer outside catering. Please give us a call or email with the details!

Parking Details:
Free Parking Lot is located through Lambert Street.

Public Transit:
Caltrain, VTA.

Executive Chef:
Tommy Charoen

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
INDO Restaurant offers private dining to create the perfect setting for your special events. Our two private rooms can accommodate 20 to 80 guests, and our patio is perfect for cocktail receptions for up to 150.

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INDO Restaurant & Lounge Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.0

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (10)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
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Good for Groups (8)
Good for a Date (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Casual (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Business Meals (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Authentic (4)
Spicy (4)
Fun (3)
Healthy (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Vegan (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Cozy (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Romantic (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Every other time I've been to Indo, the food has been outstanding. However, when we went there this past Sunday, both the Chilean seabass and the salmon tasted off. Maybe we shouldn't have ordered fish on a Sunday, but if Indo can't make sure the fish is fresh, it shouldn't have it on the menu. I would like to emphasize, though, that I normally love every single thing at Indo.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Good apps but mains were a little sweet and bland. Service was quite average - had to wait for someone for 15 mins to clear up our table after we were done eating. Ambience is nice though.

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vip
 (Caribbean)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The food keeps getting better! And service is really fast. Unique, delicious cocktails too.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Everything tastes great. The tuna tartar was unlike anything I've had before.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 16, 2017

It was incredibly noisy inside so we sat outside even though it was raining. Heat lamps were helpful. Had basil chicken with veggies. Chicken was overcooked, very few veggies, minimal sauce. Overall disappointing. Have had dinners here that were good. This was lunch and I wouldn't come again.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Came here with a friend on a weekday. The food was flavorful and well prepared. The service was friendly and professional. However, we found the restaurant a bit noisy making it hard to chat.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 8, 2017

A nice variety and selection of Indonesian food in a modern atmosphere. The service was quite good. My only complaint is that it is quite noisy due to the lack of sound insulation.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

I really enjoyed the food. I ordered the fried rice and it was delicious. So delicious that I wanted more. I don't feel the portion was enough to substantiate the $15 price. It is just rice after all. Someone in my party ordered the Pad Thai and their portion was huge compared to mine, so I feel as though the portion sizes could be tweeked a little. My biggest complaint was the ambiance. The entire place was lit by candlelight, which is great if you're feasting on the hunt in your cave, but not so good when several people have to pull out their cell phones to read the menu. The other gripe is that the acoustics were not very good in there. It was very loud, even though the restaurant was not very busy, and several members of my party remarked that they could not communicate members at the other end of the table. Overall, great food, but disappointing ambiance.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Really, really great food but the restaurant is very loud.

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Lovely restaurant, delicious food, and awesome service!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Delicious food...amazing service...knowledgeable staff! Justin, the manager, took amazing care of us for our anniversary dinner!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Incredible food and great service - they accommodated 8 of us at a table and did an excellent job keeping the food & drinks coming. The biryani, kebabs, and all of the desserts in particular were amazing!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Loved that we did not feel we had to rush out once done eating like in other places.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Cozy, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The prices make this a special occasion restaurant for me. Upscale but not pretentious. Creative use of ingredients, beautifully presented. Attentive and friendly service. We were seated upstairs which is probably a quieter area. Tables are far enough apart to not hear other conversations.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Very pleasant severs

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The foos here is sooo good. We were a party of 8 so we had at least..15 different dishes. Each was delicious! It's alittle pricey but it's a nice splurge. And they even have a parking lot which is convenient.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 2, 2017

We love going to Indo for business lunches and team events! This time was for a birthday and they even brought out a lava cake and candle!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Came here with my boss from NY and they loved it!!! The food, drinks, music, just the whole ambience.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 24, 2017

My friend and I both enjoyed our first experience at INDO! The spring rolls and roti were particularly tasty, and our waiter was prompt and courteous. Nice outdoor seating area. Recommended!

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We love the food here. Best chicken satay ever. The pad Thai and salmon are so delish. The Roti is to die for. Many great dishes.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Spicy, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Consistently good food with interesting tastes and a creative cocktail menu

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Great food, great ambiance. and lovely indonesian/southeast asian food. Coming from Singapore, this is my go-to place for food from my home region. Love it! Not all authentic (rendang is not similar at all) but there are other dishes that are authentic enough.

Tags: Spicy
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Great food. A little noisy and dark but one of my favorites near Stanford.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Wonderful food, great service!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Good food. Good service. Quite reasonably priced. Too noisy for us indoors but quiet outside and comfortable on a very warm evening. We have eaten there a number of times and done take out.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 29, 2017

Birthday!!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 28, 2017

The place is great! Very nice, dark and intimate atmosphere, good chill out music and you can actually have a conversation without screaming to each other. Yummy, strong drinks, awesome service and THE FOOD IS DELICIOUS!!! We were literally moaning for the whole meal and got double desserts. Everything was just too good.
Fantastic place. We've found are new favorite restaurant!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 26, 2017

The food is fresh and flavorful, and I'd highly recommend Indo for most occasions. However, unless you choose to sit outdoors, it is way too noisy. But, do go - for the food!

Tags: Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Hit Indo for Happy Hour based on a recommendation from a friend and would definitely come back. The Happy Hour menu (in the bar and outdoor sofa area) is a great value and plentiful. Happy Hour cocktails are fun too! We will definitely be back!

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Casual, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Fun, Tapas, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Spicy, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 10, 2017

As usual, great food and service. Roti is fantastic, entrees always strong, and service is friendly and genuine.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Love this place and highly recommend it. Amazing food, great service and yummy cocktails.

Tags: Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Waterfront, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Very good Indonesian and Asian fusion dishes. Lamb shank in a unique curry and Chilean sea bass in a mushroom soy based sauce. Delish. Garlic noodles with mushrooms and bean sprouts was tasty and a different variation on this Vietnamese dish.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

WE love this place! Service was a little slow this night but that is unusual. INDO is one of our "go to" spots for happy hour or just a nice, tasty meal with our family.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Healthy, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Food is good but alcohol drinks is diluted. Felt I
wasted my money on two drinks bar is a let down.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Absolutely fabulous food from indochina reminds me of home. Love the tahu teloh and the fish and chicken dishes were fabulous.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Spicy
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·Dined on July 20, 2017

The osso buco is to die for. Curry dishes and appetizers great. However, I tried the sea bass, and it was really awful. Sea bass in water with a few onions and red peppers. You have a great menu, but consider dropping this dish. Had to force it down

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Food always well prepared and out of ordinary. Service is equally excellent. Wait staff friendly and attentive.

Tags: Cozy, Quick Bite, Fun
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Terrible service. Food was ok.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Delicious food and staff is helpful.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Very good variety of Asian/fusion dishes. Great calamari. Popular for happy hour. Lively and noisy .

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Happy Hour
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