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Dan Gordons

640 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1609
+1 650-324-7911
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (13 reviews)
“garlic fries” (8 reviews)
“meat platter” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
640 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1609
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Just around the corner of our hotel, we found this amazing barbecue place where we were incredibly served by Robinson. A fun night and a delicious meal with locally brewed beer.

Thank Noemí d
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Was surprised to find a bbq place in Palo Alto. Since it was around 2pm on a Sunday, there we no crowds at Dan Gordon’s. We ordered the brisket, Mac and cheese and fried chicken . Very yummy. We heard this place is crazy on...More

Thank BPenuliar2015
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Had a group meeting and was a great choice. Service was wonderful. Staff was very attentive to our needs. Plenty of seating and areas for small group conversation. Convenient to the train station too. Will certainly return.

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Not sure what all the hype is. It has a sports bar feel to it but is unremarkable. The beer selection is thin and week. The appetizers were small even for a group of four so we had to order several . The wings were...More

1  Thank Tradervic21
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Senior citizen talking to other seniors: Nothing really wrong with this place, but the BBQ and sides were not to our taste, and both the food and the wines were very expensive. $14 for a wedge salad? Big, clean, nice ambiance, clean restrooms, staff was...More

Thank SJVillagesBob
Reviewed January 3, 2018

TV's everywhere - great if you are in to watch sports, not so good if you want to have a dinner with conversation. Definitely try a reasonably priced beer flight to sample some of their brews. We tried the meat combo plates (brisket, ribs, sausage)...More

Thank Double64Double
Reviewed November 18, 2017

We ate here before the Stanford Washington Football Game and the food was great,I had the 3 meat platter with two sides and it was terrific along with the famous garlic fries.My plate had the Sausage,Brisket and St Louis ribs' can't wait to go backdoor...More

Thank frau
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Everything tasted watered down. The buttermilk salad dressing was thin and tasteless, the lettuce hadn’t been dried properly and the canned toppings were flavorless. The brussel sprouts were decent but the BBQ meats were over the top fatty with little flavor. The burger was meh...More

Thank NextstopNewZealand
Reviewed October 30, 2017

We hadn't dined here since it was Gordon Biersch brew pub. The décor has been updated to be more of a sports bar. The bar is well stock with huge flat screen TV's everywhere. The menu features primarily barbecue - ribs and brisket, etc. We...More

Thank JillClardy
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to be with friends, with a nice atmosphere, reasonably good food and really nice brews. Some of the food is slightly on the greasy side, which can be well accompanied by beers, but it can easily be over the top....More

Thank Nicusor T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-324-7911
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