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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 good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pastries” (25 reviews)
“eclairs” (3 reviews)
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7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
816 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4610
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

recommended by friends, tasted and... excellent. the right French flavors. croissant is flaky, crispy, buttery... yet the kouign amann manages to make it one notch above. decent expresso. we managed to find a table inside. friendly service and decorated china tableware is definitively a plus...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 645DavidS
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I took my daughter here for lunch, as I noticed the nice outdoor tables and we saw that the on-line menu included a "Burrata Tartine" sandwich with burrata, tomatoes, basil, and proscuitto. She loved this idea. But don't get your hopes up -- upon arriving,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diana D
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.

Date of visit: January 2018
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.

Date of visit: February 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: February 2017
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

Date of visit: December 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2017
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

Date of visit: July 2017
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

Date of visit: May 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
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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