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2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
+1 650-561-1540
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our experience at Madera was not what one would expect from a top rated restaurant. The service oozed with a fake deference that became annoying after fifteen minutes. My entrée was lukewarm and tasted rancid. I was told that it was impossible that the fish...More

Thank mfwwork
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is listed as 1 Michelin star. Unfortunately, the experience was far from the quality expected. The noise level is high. The food was OK - the ingredients are local and fresh, however too salty and not cooked as requested. The waiter forgot the...More

Thank ttgrant
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Visting the Bay area this weekend, I went to Madera last night with my cousins who live there and had always wanted to try Madera. The setting is gorgeous, the food very good, though not superb, and the prices steep. The evening started with a...More

Thank mackerel
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We ordered the Trout and the Cobb Salad. Both were perfectly made. We then went on to desert which was simply outstanding. Highly recommend you visit this place for lunch and if you can sit outside (should the weather permit) it would simply make it...More

Thank Jyoti C
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Food and wine are good but not exceptional. Dishes have European sizes so don't expect to make it with just one main course.

Thank Victoire36
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment you pull up and the attentive valets take your car you are made to feel special. The food lives up to the beautiful views and lovely setting. My wife had gnocchi that was incredibly light and delicious. I had a perfectly cooked...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wonderful restaurant with great brunch! Service is great and views are beautiful toward the window. Not for the price sensitive though. :)

Thank mcbBayArea_Ca
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The bar and terrace at Madera is locally famous for the atmosphere and people watching on Thursday nights. I have been several times and took a group of out of town business associates there for drinks on the first warm day of spring! As expected...More

Thank soquelanderson
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stopped in late in the afternoon before headed back to the city for a glass of wine and some lighter fare. Mind you, this place is not inexpensive. The place was not very crowded. The server struggled with the wine order. We ordered some...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Limited, but high quality Michelin experience. Cozy and well choreographed service and the food was even better. Three of us all had different entrees and appetizers - and we all claimed our was the "best" dish. Wine list is California driven, but good selection from...More

Thank 1962jerry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (HWY 280)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-561-1540
Madera Restaurant Honored with One Star by Michelin and Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence 2012. A comfortably elegant ambiance, picturesque views and outdoor terraces welcome guests and Silicon Valley locals to Madera. Featuring an open artisan wood-burning kitchen and extensive wine list, Madera serves rustic American cuisine that celebrates the culinary traditions of the Bay Area In addition to indoor and outdoor dining, Madera offers two private dining rooms with private terraces and cozy fireplaces. The Lemon Room seats up to 10 guests, and the Orange Room up to 14 guests. This Menlo Park restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and for Sunday brunch as well.
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