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Nobu Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA

Nobu Palo Alto

4.6
4.6
808 Reviews
$50 and over
Japanese

Nobu Restaurants' now classic and seamless blend of Japanese and Peruvian food has officially made it’s way to the Bay Area. Here you may divulge in some of our signature world famous dishes like our Alaskan Black Cod, Yellowtail Sashimi Jalapeño, and Salmon Sashimi New Style just to name of few. Situated at the lobby floor of the Nobu Hotel, Epiphany we offer indoor and outdoor seating right in the heart of Palo Alto. Dine with us, stay with us.

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Booked 36 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Japanese

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Fri–Sun 12:00 pm–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (650) 798-8396

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ryan Mendoza

  • Private party facilities

    Event venues Momiji and Sakura are located on the second level and allow your group to have an exclusive Nobu curated dining experience The event spaces are perfectly suited for board meetings, training’s and intimate dinners. Cocktail receptions and can be joined together through connecting doors and terraces to create larger event spaces.

  • Neighborhood

    Palo Alto

  • Cross street

    Hamilton Ave and Emerson Dr

  • Parking details

    Valet services are unavailable at the moment and will resume at a later date. Street parking is available around our restaurant as well as two close parking garages available thru Hamilton Ave on the corners of High St and Bryant St.

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Monday to Sunday 5 pm-8:30 pm. Phones open at 5 pm (650) 798-8396

Set Menu

  • Nobu Palo Alto Bento Box$35.00

    Edamame, Salmon Avocado Cut Roll, Black Cod, Furikake White Rice Hijiki Salad, Inaniwa Chuka Soba with Crispy Shiitake

    • Nobu Palo Alto Sushi Bar to Share

      Sashimi Salad, 6pc Yellowtail Jalapeno, 2 Chef's Choice Sushi Cut Rolls, 6pc Chef's Choice Nigiri, 2 Miso soup

      • 2 Persons$135.00
    • Nobu Palo Alto Hot Kitchen Selections to Share

      Edamame, King crab Amazu Ponzu, Black Cod, 6oz Prime Tenderloin Truffle Butter, 2 rice, 2 miso soup

      • 2 Persons$150.00

    Sushi Set

    • Sushi Selection$30.00

      3pcs Chef's Choice of Nigiri & Sashimi and Cut Roll

      • Omakase Selection$45.00

        5pcs of Chef's Choice of Nigiri & Sashimi and Cut Roll

        Donburi To-Go

        • Chicken Teriyaki / Anticucho Donburi$34.00

          • Beef Tenderloin Teriyaki / Anticucho Donburi$48.00

            • Salmon Teriyaki / Anticucho Donburi$36.00

              • Unagi Donburi$40.00

                • 4oz Wagyu Donburi Teriyaki / Anticucho$156.00

                  Sushi / Sashimi

                  • Bigeye Tuna*$8.00

                    • Bluefin Toro*$16.00

                      • Fluke*$8.00

                        • Japanese Red Snapper*$8.00

                          • Unagi$10.00

                            • Saba*$8.00

                              • Octopus$7.00

                                • Salmon*$7.00

                                  • Ikura*$8.00

                                    • Uni*$12.00

                                      • Shrimp$7.00

                                        • Sweet Shrimp*$12.00

                                          • Scallop*$7.00

                                            • Snow Crab$9.00

                                              • Yellowtail*$8.00

                                                • Tamago$5.00

                                                  Sushi Rolls

                                                  • Bigeye Tuna Roll*$12.50

                                                    • Spicy Bigeye Tuna Roll*$13.00

                                                      • Bigeye Tuna Asparagus Roll*$13.00

                                                        • California Roll*$15.50

                                                          • Eel Cucumber Roll$18.00

                                                            • Vegetable Roll$11.50

                                                              • Kappa Roll$7.00

                                                                • Avocado Roll$8.00

                                                                  • Shrimp Tempura Roll$15.00

                                                                    • Salmon Avocado Roll*$14.00

                                                                      • Yellowtail Jalapeño Roll*$13.00

                                                                        • Negi Hama Roll*$12.50

                                                                          • Soft Shell Crab$20.00

                                                                            • House Special Roll*$20.00

                                                                              Shuko "Snacks" & Soup

                                                                              • Edamame$9.00

                                                                                • Spicy Edamame$12.00

                                                                                  • Shishito Pepper$12.00

                                                                                    • Crispy Okra$14.00

                                                                                      • Miso Soup$6.00

                                                                                        • Mushroom Soup$12.00

                                                                                          • Spicy Seafood Soup$19.00

                                                                                            • Black Cod Butter Lettuce

                                                                                              • 2 Pcs$16.00

                                                                                            Nobu Style Sashimi Tacos

                                                                                            2 Pcs per Order

                                                                                            • Tuna*$18.00

                                                                                              • Salmon*$16.00

                                                                                                • Vegetable$12.00

                                                                                                  • Lobster$20.00

                                                                                                    • Wagyu*$38.00

                                                                                                      • Ribeye$18.00

                                                                                                        Cold Dishes

                                                                                                        • Yellowtail Jalapeño*$30.00

                                                                                                          • Field Green Salad$15.00

                                                                                                            with Matsuhisa Dressing

                                                                                                            • Spinach Dry Miso$25.00

                                                                                                              • Whitefish Tiradito*$34.00

                                                                                                                • Whitefish Arugula*$34.00

                                                                                                                  with Jalapeño Dressing

                                                                                                                  • Fluke Sashimi*$34.00

                                                                                                                    with Dried Miso and Yuzu

                                                                                                                    • New Style Sashimi*$30.00

                                                                                                                      with Salmon or Scallop

                                                                                                                      • Seafood Ceviche*$26.00

                                                                                                                        • Tuna Ginger Tosazu*$34.00

                                                                                                                          • Sashimi Salad*$38.00

                                                                                                                            with Matsuhisa Dressing

                                                                                                                            • Crispy Rice*

                                                                                                                              with Spicy Tuna

                                                                                                                              • 2 Pcs$24.00
                                                                                                                            • Lobster Ceviche on Limestone Lettuce

                                                                                                                              • 2 Pcs$22.00
                                                                                                                            • Lobster Shiitake Salad

                                                                                                                              with Spicy Lemon Dressing

                                                                                                                              • M/P

                                                                                                                            Hot Dishes

                                                                                                                            • Black Cod with Mio$38.00

                                                                                                                              • Eggplant Spicy Miso$14.00

                                                                                                                                • Crispy Brussels Sprouts$15.00

                                                                                                                                  • Roasted Cauliflower$16.00

                                                                                                                                    with Jalapeño Salsa

                                                                                                                                    • Ribeye*$50.00

                                                                                                                                      with Truffle Butter Sauce

                                                                                                                                      • 4oz Japanese A5 Wagyu*$152.00

                                                                                                                                        • Chilean Seabass$40.00

                                                                                                                                          with Dry Miso

                                                                                                                                          • Hama Kama$35.00

                                                                                                                                            with Jalapeno Dressing

                                                                                                                                            • Rock Shrimp Tempura$28.00

                                                                                                                                              Ponzu or Creamy Spicy

                                                                                                                                              • King Crab Tempura Amazu$42.00

                                                                                                                                                • Lobster Honey Truffle

                                                                                                                                                  • M/P
                                                                                                                                                • Lobster Tempura

                                                                                                                                                  • M/P
                                                                                                                                                • Lobster

                                                                                                                                                  with Spicy Garlic or Wasabi Pepper

                                                                                                                                                  • M/P
                                                                                                                                                • Mesquite Smoked Wagyu Gyoza

                                                                                                                                                  • 3 Pcs$27.00
                                                                                                                                                • Fish and Chips$36.00

                                                                                                                                                  • Warm Mushroom Salad$23.00

                                                                                                                                                    • Scallops Jalapeno or Wasabi Pepper$36.00

                                                                                                                                                      • Squid 'Pasta'$26.00

                                                                                                                                                        with Light Garlic Sauce

                                                                                                                                                        Tempura

                                                                                                                                                        • Shojin$18.00

                                                                                                                                                          • Shrimp

                                                                                                                                                            • 2 Pcs$16.00
                                                                                                                                                          • Seafood Kakiage$18.00

                                                                                                                                                            Dessert

                                                                                                                                                            • Assorted Mixed Mochi$14.00

                                                                                                                                                              Last updated: February 3, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                              Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                                                                                                              4.6
                                                                                                                                                              4.6 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                                                                              • 4.7Food
                                                                                                                                                              • 4.5Service
                                                                                                                                                              • 4.5Ambience
                                                                                                                                                              • 4Value

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                                                                                                                                                                Understaffed and food took forever Fish was spoiled for sashimi salad drinks took 35 mins yobrecei I’ve been client of anobi Matsuhisa over 25 yes around the world. Never had such a poor experience

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                                                                                                                                                                DOUGLASB

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                                                                                                                                                                5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                One of those rare, very expensive places where you'll feel like it was worth every penny.

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                                                                                                                                                                Jody

                                                                                                                                                                Toronto

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined 6 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Excellent evening dining out with friends. We had a reservation for 5 PM. Restaurant didn’t open until 5, so we waited in the bar. When the restaurant opened, we had to wait in a queue until we were seated. The service and food were excellent. The waitress was very helpful with menu selections. The lobster was amazing. The sliding doors were open and some dined outdoors just beyond the doors. A bit pricey, but we knew this going in.

                                                                                                                                                              4. GT

                                                                                                                                                                GregoryT

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                                                                                                                                                                5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Nobu never lets me down...the aesthetics, staff, food are always off the hook....it IS, however, expensive but, well worth it...while dining they always seem to know what you need, when you need it....

                                                                                                                                                              5. OT

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food3service2ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                Server was rude

                                                                                                                                                              6. PT

                                                                                                                                                                PTou

                                                                                                                                                                Los Angeles

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                                                                                                                                                                1.0

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                overall1food3service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Extremely over priced and very, very, very small portions. The food was flavorful we just could't get the fullness of it because after 2 bites, it was gone. I doubt we would ever return. We were still hungry after spending $250 for two.

                                                                                                                                                              7. JB

                                                                                                                                                                JihaneB

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

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                                                                                                                                                                3.0

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food4service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                It took 45 ms to get our main Waugh meal and we didn’t even get any discount offered for it but instead got charged for an extra drink

                                                                                                                                                              8. D

                                                                                                                                                                Dh12

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                1.0

                                                                                                                                                                3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 18, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall1food1service3ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                We were underwhelmed. Any other sushi place is better than Nobu. Over priced and the food is just not special or even good. Our plates were left full and no one cared or asked why. Our server was very nice. Other than the crispy rice we didn’t enjoy anything.

                                                                                                                                                              9. OT

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                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Wonderful food and great place to treat my daughter and friends.

                                                                                                                                                              10. SA

                                                                                                                                                                ShawA

                                                                                                                                                                Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 11, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Impressive but nickel-and-diming was noticed and not needed ($5 per slice for a cake after spending $1k on food)?

                                                                                                                                                              11. JR

                                                                                                                                                                JohnR

                                                                                                                                                                San Diego

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                3.0

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 11, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food2service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Nobu is Riding on reputation alone. The food was OK the portions were very small the seasoning was over done and the prices were crazy

                                                                                                                                                              12. D

                                                                                                                                                                Denise

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 10, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                The service was wonderful. We asked to be moved because our table was experiencing a draft from the door going in and out to the patio and another table was quickly found. All the dishes we ordered were outstanding, so much flavor without heavy sauces.

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 9, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food3service3ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Not as good as I had before pandemic, not sure is it was because lunch were less good than dinner…

                                                                                                                                                              14. OT

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                                                                                                                                                                Central Coast

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 9, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                I had a wonderful experience definitely will go back!!

                                                                                                                                                              15. K

                                                                                                                                                                Kris

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                                                                                                                                                                3.0

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food3service3ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                Some of the food was too salty. The service in the beginning was slow. I was told the wait would take another minute for the table, 10 minutes later the lady in the front desk left her shift and did not bother to seat us or let someone know we were still waiting for the table we reserved. Some dishes were really good, but overall it was just an ok experience.

                                                                                                                                                              16. NA

                                                                                                                                                                NateA

                                                                                                                                                                Seattle

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                Food was the highlight. Service was disorganized and felt rushed. The restaurant was entirely too loud and chaotic. Music was terrible.

                                                                                                                                                              17. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                I love eating there. The service is always special, above and beyond. Food is always consistent and tasty. I’ve been to a lot of Nobus and they are all great with their dishes and service! Thanks, Dale

                                                                                                                                                              18. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 6, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                I loved it

                                                                                                                                                              19. MJ

                                                                                                                                                                MaryJ

                                                                                                                                                                San Diego

                                                                                                                                                                7 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                2.0

                                                                                                                                                                7 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 6, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall2food2service2ambience1

                                                                                                                                                                Not great. The room air quality was stuffy. The music was too loud. The table was award for two people as we couldn’t sit across from each other. They needed to open the full wall doors for airflow. We should have been told that an item wasn’t available when we ordered rather than after two courses came. The spicy edamame was a mess to eat. The popcorn shrimp was all fried breading and no plumb fresh shrimp. If I wasn’t a Nobu regular diner, I would never go back to Nobu after this experience. Nobu Malibu is consistently the best. For the price, all Nobu’s should live up to the Malibu standard. At $150 per person Nobu Palo Alto was disappointing

                                                                                                                                                              20. AO

                                                                                                                                                                ApexOmnivore

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 4, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                A visit to Nobu is always a solid/positive experience. Great quality food, beautifully presented, great ambiance and service.

                                                                                                                                                              21. MM

                                                                                                                                                                MadelynM

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 4, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                It was the first time at Nobu for each of the guests at our table. We were there for a business meeting with a very special client who we hadn't seen since pre-COVID. While the menu was infinitely interesting, we had limited time and were lost at what to select for lunch. We shared our predicament with our server and asked her if she would make our menu selections for us. She quizzed us on food allergies and preferences and then vanished for a few minutes while she placed a varied and delightful order with the kitchen. We were not disappointed and would probably leave the ordering to our server when we return again.

                                                                                                                                                              22. a

                                                                                                                                                                akwok

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 3, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                most sushi are good except the uni which is a bit bitter and not fresh enough, the tempura is overcooked and very oilly.

                                                                                                                                                              23. a

                                                                                                                                                                angeliqueg

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                I have been to Nobu all over the globe. It is consistently excellent, I have never been disappointed. It continues to be my daughter's favorite restaurant in the world since age 12 (now age 20). The seafood is is incredibly fresh and exceptional, always. My favorite dishes are the Shrimp tempura with spicy ponzu; crispy rice with tuna; tuna tar tar tacos and the miso glazed cod. You will not be disappointed! Nobu is outstanding!

                                                                                                                                                              24. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 27, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Anniversary

                                                                                                                                                              25. JO

                                                                                                                                                                JONL

                                                                                                                                                                Las Vegas

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 25, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Great food in a really great location in Palo Alto. Small resturant but your really get taken care of. Outside seating is great

                                                                                                                                                              26. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 25, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Excellent experience

                                                                                                                                                              27. GB

                                                                                                                                                                GreatBrunchPlace

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                34 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                34 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 25, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Service was excellent. The quality of the food was perfection. However, I feel like the cost was too much for what we got.

                                                                                                                                                              28. KP

                                                                                                                                                                KristinP

                                                                                                                                                                Seattle

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 25, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Fantastic — always delicious food and service!

                                                                                                                                                              29. G

                                                                                                                                                                Gr3y

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food3service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                Miso soup was awful, they failed the easiest Japanese dish

                                                                                                                                                              30. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                I come here monthly for a good time & great food but this time around the food was ok. Service from the sushi bar was excellent, but the host was very hesitant & our waitress was subpar. I tried the black cod which is a signature dish of Nobu’s and that changed the tone of the night because everything else we ordered, we weren’t too impressed with. We finished with dessert and thankfully it hits the spot every time.

                                                                                                                                                              31. C

                                                                                                                                                                Carlos

                                                                                                                                                                Central Coast

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 23, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food1service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Bland unseasoned food. Great service. Good aesthetic. Disapointed.

                                                                                                                                                              32. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 22, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Amazing place.

                                                                                                                                                              33. TF

                                                                                                                                                                TheFoodPandaInFineDining

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 20, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Tasting menu was pretty good, I would come back again

                                                                                                                                                              34. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 20, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                The meal was amazing! We loved the red snapper special, the miso cod, sea bass, eggplant was excellent, mushrooms were great, and the drinks! The date cake is to die for said everyone! Service was excellent!

                                                                                                                                                              35. K

                                                                                                                                                                Karla

                                                                                                                                                                New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                21 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                21 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 19, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food5service1ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Amazing food, service sucks! Appetizers arrived at the end! Too expensive for the amounts of food and service was poor.

                                                                                                                                                              36. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 18, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Really good food and wonderful service!

                                                                                                                                                              37. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food4service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Perfect place for upscale dining. The lobster wrap is OVERRATED $24 for two lettuce wrap tacos and it’s 1-2 tiny pieces of lobster in ea. It should’ve been $12 MAX for both sorry. The dessert though is so good! I recommend you try the whiskey cappuccino custard and banana dessert.

                                                                                                                                                              38. AV

                                                                                                                                                                AlbertoV

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food5service2ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Food was great as usual, but service today was poor.

                                                                                                                                                              39. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Had a lot of fun at NOBU, good food with good ambiance. Perfect place to get together with friends !!

                                                                                                                                                              40. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                Chicago

                                                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 14, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                The maki rolls that were recommended were basic imo. But everything else was AMAZING

                                                                                                                                                              Safety precautions

                                                                                                                                                              • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                                                                                                                • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                                                                                                                • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                                                                                                                • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                                                                                                              • Physical distancing

                                                                                                                                                                • Limited number of seated diners
                                                                                                                                                                • Distancing maintained in common areas
                                                                                                                                                                • Extra space between tables
                                                                                                                                                              • Protective equipment

                                                                                                                                                                • Waitstaff wear masks
                                                                                                                                                                • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                                                                                                                                                              • Screening

                                                                                                                                                                • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                                                                                                                                                                • Staff temperature check required
                                                                                                                                                                • Contact tracing information collected

                                                                                                                                                              FAQs

                                                                                                                                                              Nobu Palo Alto does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Nobu Palo Alto also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (650) 798-8396.

                                                                                                                                                              Nobu Palo Alto is rated 4.6 stars by 808 OpenTable diners.

                                                                                                                                                              Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                                                                                                                                              Google Map for Nobu Palo Alto

                                                                                                                                                              180 Hamilton Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301

                                                                                                                                                              Additional information

                                                                                                                                                              • Cross street

                                                                                                                                                                Hamilton Ave and Emerson Dr

                                                                                                                                                              • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                                                Palo Alto

                                                                                                                                                              • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                                                                Lunch Fri–Sun 12:00 pm–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

                                                                                                                                                              • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                                                Japanese

                                                                                                                                                              • Dining style

                                                                                                                                                                Casual Elegant

                                                                                                                                                              • Dress code

                                                                                                                                                                Smart Casual

                                                                                                                                                              • Parking details

                                                                                                                                                                Valet services are unavailable at the moment and will resume at a later date. Street parking is available around our restaurant as well as two close parking garages available thru Hamilton Ave on the corners of High St and Bryant St.

                                                                                                                                                              • Payment options

                                                                                                                                                                AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                                                              • Executive chef

                                                                                                                                                                Ryan Mendoza

                                                                                                                                                              • Additional

                                                                                                                                                                Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                                                                                                              • Phone number

                                                                                                                                                                (650) 798-8396

                                                                                                                                                              • Private party facilities

                                                                                                                                                                Event venues Momiji and Sakura are located on the second level and allow your group to have an exclusive Nobu curated dining experience The event spaces are perfectly suited for board meetings, training’s and intimate dinners. Cocktail receptions and can be joined together through connecting doors and terraces to create larger event spaces.

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