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Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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$6.00
Fruit Cup
Sliced Seasonal Selection
$8.00
Fresh Berries
Seasonal Melange
$8.00
Steel- Cut Oats
Irish oatmeal with brown sugar & raisins, Choice of milk
$8.00
House- made Granola
With choice of greek, plain or fruit yogurt
About
A classic American grill with a warm and inviting neighborhood feel. The relaxed setting offers casual, yet sophisticated, dining with a menu that highlights regional and seasonal ingredients. An extensive wine-by-the-glass and craft brew selection is also featured.Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks.
PRICE RANGE
US$12-US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

I have not had a bad meal here. There are many hiqh quality California cuisine options here and something for everyone. Their food is very good and worth the cost.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank renee94903
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Love the recent addition of live music Thurs-Sun at Menlo Grill. The food is good and the ambiance pleasant. The service outdoors was ... slow. Maybe they need to rethink the server numbers on music nights.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 763amy
Reviewed August 27, 2018

On Sunday nights the restaurant serves a prime rib special -- $20 for an 8-oz. piece. $25 for 12 ounces. Go for the $25 version -- it's bigger and better. I like a rare cut, and what arrived at the table was just right. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diana D
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a prompt well done breakfast. A little too expensive. Comfortable dining area that spills into comfy outdoor space

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MandevilleDad
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Arriving late in Palo Alto, there aren't very many places still open and serving after 9pm. The Menlo Grill was not only open, but welcoming. The burger was delicious although a bit on the expensive side. The staff was kind even though we were the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank eveybp
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Ordered a cocktail (they were out of it) so subbed another. It was uninspired and tasteless. For starters, we tried hummus and guac plates. All were completely forgettable. Son ordered the “friday special” of cod and fries. Waiter says “we are out but we have...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank shan262
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

With no corkage, I’ve brought great wines a found the filet, flat iron steak and hamburger to be excellent. REALLY, surprisingly excellent meat. Take advantage of the greatly reduced price by bringing your own wine!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Coastman3
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Menu selection was okay and food was uninspiring. The service was very poor - the waiter got the colour of the wine wrong! Need I say any more. Would not recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank foodie_wanderlust
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Running a restaurant is all about integrity- Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar combines sophistication and delivering to that promise! this restaurant delivers!

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank perfectionist2016
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We had dinner on a mid week evening. Great seating outside in the courtyard. Professional, superb and attentive service. Great food too. Busy place with lots of business travelers.

Date of visit: June 2018
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