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Mademoiselle Colette

816 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4610
+1 650-644-8469
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pastries” (23 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
816 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4610
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

This is such a sweet cafe in Downtown Menlo Park. Pastries are really delicious. Customer service is great. Limited indoor seating but on a warm day, the outdoor area provides a great people watching spot. Espresso drinks are made really well.

Thank Jessie W
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Truly this place is the best. Everything is fresh and fine quality. Could not recommend it enough - get the little lime pastry with all the spikes of meringue, it is *divine*! Coffee is also good, and the croque madame is classic.

Thank LeslieKnope2020
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Small pastry and brunch restaurant with nice decor on Santa Cruz Avenue. Can eat outside in front or in back; in back has outside heaters. Pastries are excellent. Quiche and Croquet Monsieur or Madame tasty. One orders at counter and either takeout or eat in....More

Thank travelerSFBayarea
Reviewed January 10, 2018

I teach French and have been to France many times over the past thirty-five years. Mademoiselle Colette's pastries and food are exceptional, some of the best and most authentic I've had in the U.S. At the Menlo Park location, you can have breakfast or brunch...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Been twice in the last month. The pastries are exceptional. Their almond croissant is my favorite. Their Croquet Monsieur is a great bite. My son loves their chocolate croissants & their new raspberry tart is delicious as well. I’ve only had...More

Thank dbowers75
Reviewed August 8, 2017

You must be lucky to get there when they have all pastries. I don't care for their Almond croissant, French!! - Kidding me! This is from a guy who was baker, restaurant owner and Resturant Critics. Some of their products are good, and they should...More

Thank Michael S. T
Reviewed July 18, 2017

What a terrific addition to the community! Colette is like getting a little time in Paris for the mere tax of driving and parking on Santa Cruz Avenue. The croissants are excellent. The pastries beautiful, authentic and so well done. We've had lunch there four...More

Thank antlergirl
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Another great find in Menlo Park! Beautiful and very tasty pastries! A quick look at the brunch dishes served to other patrons convinced me that all of their food is of a very high standard

1  Thank BFO1964
Reviewed April 14, 2017

This is the type of place, I actually dream about.... I was weary and hungry seeking a coffee. I didn't really want a Starbucks and as I was strolling around the main shopping street in Menlo, this sweet little outdoor patio seating area really caught...More

1  Thank mutinyluv
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Didn't have any pastries on the first trip, but had an awesome chicken salad & cauliflower soup. Everything was very fresh and tasty. Will be back soon as we are new to the area!

Thank Stephen E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-644-8469
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