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Trellis Restaurant

380 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
Trellis, with the truly unique upstairs patio offers, "al fresco dining" along with it many other charms. Fresh Italian seasonal menu, the vibrant specials and the daily homemade bread, soups and desserts are tantalizing. A warm-comfortable dining room and banquet-catering facilities with 2 full bars - Trellis is the choice for any occasion. Banquet facilities are available for groups from 10 to 120 guests and the Chef will gladly consult on any special banquet catering needs.
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, Continental
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM; Dinner: Daily: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Phone number
(650) 326-9028
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Gabriel Madrid
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Private party facilities
Private rooms with own bar and terrace dining with 80 seating capacity. Perfect place for wedding rehearsals, holiday parties and corporate events.
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Private party contact
Kurt: (650) 326-9028
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Catering for individuals to businesses.
Please see our catering menu from the website.
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Cross street
Santa Cruz Ave
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Parking details
Behind the restaurant 8 stalls. Public parking lot nearby.
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Public transit
Menlo Park Train station 1 block away also public bus line.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 380 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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lookng4anewfav (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Service was outstanding. We barely took our seats and our server was there asking us for our drink order. We were upstairs so it wasn’t noisy at all. Food was delicious and had a homey feel to it. It was good but wouldn’t say that it was gourmet. Everything was yummy, but a few things took it down a notch. For example, the Parmesan they offered was the powdered like grated cheese you pour out of a can. If it was shaved off a brick of fresh parm it would have been nicer. The Caesar salad was a little heavy on the dressing, but it was good. Our lobster bisque, lamb ragout and lobster ravioli were really good. The delicious food and outstanding service made our Valentine’s dinner special and we’ll recommend it to our friends (we already have!). We’ll be back!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined 7 days ago

This place is just terrible for vegetarians. My wife and I went there for Valentine’s Day. They had a “special” menu on that day, and it had no vegetarian entree’s, like none. We had to leave the place and go next door to Black Pepper Asian Fusion Restaurant, which was far more hep and far more fun.
Sorry, but a strict “no” for vegetarians.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Bread for the table was delicious, really soft and flakey. Calimari was also nice, larger pieces than most other restaurants. Had the Salmon dish with sun dried tomatoes. It was perfect, fish was cooked perfectly and the tomatoes or orzo were tasty. Also got the veal cannolini, which my date and I both decided had a lot of mozzarella cheese, giving the dish a pizza vibe.

purplerider (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

We are regulars at Trellis, love to come here for Birthdays and such , but also just for a nice evening out. Always friendly service and the food is fantastic . Great selection of wines by the glass , too, as well as a full bar .The pasta dish called Susma’s Downfall is my personal favorite!

vipSFCouple (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Everything weve tried on the menu here is excellent. They have a very good variety of Italian dishes and it is all delicious and very nicely presented. The service is excellent and each area of the restaurant has a nice atmosphere. We often come here on special occasions and Date Nights and will most definitely be back again..

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Love the upstairs patio and the variety in the menu. The servers recognize and bring our cocktails,pronto! Reliable quality and freshness no matter the season. Favorite!

Kathleen (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

A variety of choices and everyone were pleased with their meals. My boyfriend is italian and he enjoyed the home style Italian cooking. The staff were very friendly and helpful, too!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

My wife and I have always had great meals there, never an off night and the Caesar salad is best we've had anywhere in the world. Lately, I've started bringing larger groups there. With good weather, there is outdoor seating on a roof deck and a two private rooms that can be used, each with it's own adjacent bar. We had 14 in the upstairs private room and enjoyed the privacy and the seating was allowed all to partake in the dinner conversation. The seating in back of the restaurant near kitchen is less attractive but quiet and cozy. Fabulous food wins the day!

vipSonnyj (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We were a party of 10 here for an early New Year's Eve meal. Table ready when we arrived. Outstanding service and excellent meal. All happy with their selection - 8 different entrees. Reasonably priced.

Jean (Miami)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Outstanding Italian fare. Very under rated as to culinary skills and much better than better known Italian restaurants in the area.

vipDJMS (New Mexico)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Excellent food. We were trying Trellis for the first time on Christmas Day which is always a little scary but they had a reservation time available and we trusted the other reviews we read. Glad we did. Terrific swordfish and veal dishes . We have high standards for Italian food and weren’t disappointed. We will definitely be back!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

A few of my friends and I get together for a very long (and alcoholic) lunch at Trellis every December holiday season. The food is wonderful; the staff is very attentive; the owner always makes a point of stopping by our table to greet us and ensure that we are happy.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 12, 2017

Had an amazing dining experience at this restaurant from beginning to end. As my party was being taken back to our table, we noticed a plate of bruschetta that was being prepared for a large private party. We asked our server, Mila, if we could get an order of that and although it wasn't on the menu she graciously had an order made for us. The service throughout the meal was outstanding, all of the staff who stopped the table were very warm and welcoming, and the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend this to others and plan to return :)

Mike (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent food, attentive service, friendly manager.

vipRWCMike (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent Italian food. Our waiter was superb: knew what to recommend; knew when to bring it; didn't interfere. Perfect.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Always consistently good food. Love the lamb, linguini with clams and those amazing raviolis! Reasonably priced as well.

vipStar (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on November 8, 2017

Because everything was 1 star. Food had no quality.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 6, 2017

Food is consistently delicious and service great. A little on the pricey side but not out of reasonable range for the area.

viptikib (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

Business lunch

vipSonnyj (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on October 12, 2017

A favorite place.