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Green Elephant Gourmet

3950 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4733
+1 650-494-7391
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“eggplant” (6 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“noodles” (3 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3950 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4733
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

This neighborhood restaurant has a lot going for it. It has an attractive, restful interior, really good service, an excellent tea salad dressed at the table to preserve that amazing crunch and another feature that comes in handy when lunching with a group of friends....More

Thank motile
Reviewed March 31, 2018

This restaurant is located in a very modest strip mall. The interior decor is acceptable. Our order taker was helpful and accommodating. Our server was gracious; indeed, when approaching our table for service she said each time, “excuse me” to signal her presence. At 99.6%...More

Thank DrSGPrice
Reviewed January 16, 2018

The atmosphere is fine, it is quiet. The food is mediocre to poor. We've been here a few times because of convenience. We just do not get the raves! Meat dishes have very little meat, likewise for shrimp, pot stickers are soggy, veggies o=are overcooked.

Thank judy845wea
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Large quantities do not cover up for quality , the food arrives without order ( second dish together with first ...)

Thank Elizur
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We ordered take out , concentrating on the Burmese Menu. We ordered the Tea Leaf Salad (which was okay), the Pumpkin Chicken (gloppy sauce and a couple of pieces of chicken) and the Nan Gyi Dok --Coconut Chicken Rice Noodles (needed more seasoning). The egg...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The restaurant serves both Burmese and Chinese food. We had the tea leaf salad, which was excellent. Also chicken with black beans and pumpkin chicken. The food was served quickly and was well prepared.

Thank EllenHF
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This place is trying to please too many cuisines, Burmese, Thai, and Chinese. The Chinese dishes are not done well, but it makes up the bulk of the lunch menu. I ordered the chicken curry off of the lunch menu (which seems to focus on...More

Thank JFriday415
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I came for dinner before going to a play at Lucie Stern. The restaurant is conveniently located in a strip mall, so there's ample parking. The hostess warmly welcomed us when we walked in and seated us almost immediately in the comfortable...More

Thank Monkeyed
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We have been going here for many years. The food is good and the service is great. Very friendly staff. Try the Tea leaf Salad and Chinese Sausage Fried Rice. Explore the menu! There is something for everyone! Spicy or not.

Thank Stu C
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Wonderful, friendly service, never had better. Food quality very high and very consistent. Try it, you'll like it

Thank zebra27355067
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3950 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4733
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-494-7391
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