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Pluto's

482 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1812
+1 650-853-1556
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (52 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
482 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1812
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My brothers recommended the place. We had been eating some heavy meals and thought a salad was a good break. We thought the selection of toppings was varied and fresh. I could have done with a bit more flank steak but it was tasty. Get...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed June 1, 2018

My adult son and I were in the area messing around Stanford and stopped in here for lunch. The place is a decent size. The flow of ordering is not great. There is a line for ordering salads and another spot for ordering sandwiches. It...More

Thank Amos C
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We had sandwiches, they were very good. Service is super fast! This is a great place for lunch. I look forward to going back next visit to the area.

Thank CARebekah
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

I went to this place based on the reviews but it turned out to be really unworthy. The steak was probably amongst the worst I have eaten so far. It was like rubber. The place was dirty and crappy. The guy at the counter had...More

Thank Zaferovski
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Good selection of customizable options for salads and sandwiches. The portions are hearty for the price too.

Thank Desiree R
Reviewed July 14, 2017

I would have walked away but a friend selected Pluto's. The food was average. More importantly the place was dirty and dishes were not removed from the tables. How can this place survive with the huge variety of restaurants that are on this street?

Thank Choc18Chip
Reviewed June 17, 2017

I went to this Pluto's location with 2 friends of Mexican heritage we all ordered the same size salad but mine was half the size of theirs . i concluded that this was racially motivated as the workers at this location were all likely of...More

1  Thank Hank-Hill-93
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This restaurant has a very limited menu but it is very deliciouis. The salads portions are very generous. You can make hour own combination with what ever ingredients you want.

Thank Ron K
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We stopped here to meet some friends around 11:30am. Was looking forward to choosing all the great options for my salad. I chose the small salad which was too big for me to eat, my son ordered the chicken sandwich on rosemary focaccia bread with...More

Thank Lainie99
Reviewed January 16, 2017

The salads were fresh and there was a large choice. Unfortunately the person who served me was rude, unlike the one who served my husband so that put me off - it was like he was doing me a favor

Thank Singhs_global
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 482 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1812
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-853-1556
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