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Gravity Wine Bar

$$ - $$$
544 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1607
+1 650-327-3161
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“short ribs” (5 reviews)
“bruschetta” (2 reviews)
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Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
544 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1607
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We had a group of 15 or 20 people, and Gravity offered a family style meal. We each had the chance to try a lof of different food. It was all pleasant enough, but nothing rose above the level of average. The room was fine,...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed April 7, 2018

They offer wine flights at reasonable prices and of high quality. Large selection of wines from all over the world!

Thank GoSeeGlutenFree
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Found this while walking and was pleased. Service by Jose was excellent. Interesting selection of wines and enjoyed the calamari. Glad to have a new place to explore.

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed January 19, 2018

I went for the first time yesterday for the Happy Hour and I was thrilled to discover a new place downtown to enjoy wine and yummy appetizers. I had 2 glasses of Italian red wine with 3 oysters, super fresh, and the crispy calamari. It...More

Thank Marybart
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Spent Christmas dinner here with my partner and we ordered off their set menu, which included an appetizer/small plate, entree, and dessert. Not quite sure what the typical menu boasts, but the atmosphere was serene and the service was fantastic! If available, I would recommend...More

Thank Jos R
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Was unable to get a table as we were walk ins but they found us a place at the bar. Nice buzz and friendly bar staff. Food was ok. Decent short rib, not outstanding although portions were quite small overall. Truffle fries disappointing as they...More

Thank tanagogo1
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Bistro style food was very good and tasty. Beautifully prepared. We had an early dinner, so there were just a few other guests.The service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Juhani P
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Walking around Palo Alto and found this wine bar and restaurant on Emerson . Place was not crowded on a Saturday night and we found two seats at the bar . We had the foie gras (delicious), grilled oysters and the ravioli with basil pesto....More

Thank BPenuliar2015
Reviewed June 26, 2017

If you are one of the 1% and/or you have a giant expense account, you might be happy with this so-called wine bar/bistro. Casual, dark, lots of high tables with stools. Wine-by-the-glass beginning at about $12 and going sky high. Break-the-bank bottles of wine. Exquisitely...More

Thank Larksong22
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Stopped in for a glass of wine and an appetizer. The waitress did not understand our order and brought the wrong glass of wine and the wrong appetizer. Duck prosciutto tasted OK, but a very small portion. Wines were very expensive by the glass. There...More

Thank Soulefulltraveler
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Mary S
January 31, 2015|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
Mary, if you are just looking for somewhere to watch the game, the Old Pro on Ramona is a real sports bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1607
    (University Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-327-3161
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