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482 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1812
+1 650-853-1556
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 the garlic fries. Those fries were to die for. Wish I had tried some of... More 

Thank Lainie99
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 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
Medford, Oregon
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My goodness! I have probably eaten here a thousand times. I love their fresh made-to-order salads topped with fresh roasted turkey; I always ask for dark meat. Very moist and delicious! At lunch there can be quite a line so I always went as soon as they opened. Sometimes I got take-out. Very reasonable prices, too. Open air during the... More 

Thank blissfulliving
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I was working next door at Hanna House. My business partner took me to Pluto for a quick salad. This was exactly what I wanted. Fresh and full of flavour. I would definitively recommend

Thank TAMousse
Bengaluru, India
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Gud restaurant with lots of awesome Mediterranean dishes,mouth watering grilled and smoked chicken sandwiches.and plenty of varieties.nice restaurant

Thank aboaamith
Hamburg, Germany
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The salad is great, but you have to queue a while. Sandwiches are faster, so if you are In a group and some have salad, some sandwich those with the salad will have their meal later. If you have a sandwich, go for the turkey. This is fresh roasted and cut to order.

Thank Jonas P
South America
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442 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I've been in Pluto's several times. For me is one of those perfect spots for a daily lunch, it's a very big salad, very good and for $10. You can select seven ingredients additional to the lettuce in your salad. What I don't like this store specifically is that it doesn't look that clean, and the bathroom was terrible.

Thank AAppa
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Overwhelmingly great choice of ingredients. Huge portions. Tasty salads made to order. Great place to grab some lunch

Thank Spancox
Bethesda, Maryland
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The salads are HUGE! Choosing 7 add-on's from 50 is a torture! But enjoyed the results. Did add chicken for some protein... We were there at around 2PM, and there is still a decent crowd. It is popular for a reason.

Thank Kong C
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I went to Pluto's this week with some coworkers and was very impressed with their salads. It was a great size and had a large selection of different options to choose from. On top of that the price was very reasonable for the area and the size of the meal. Definitely recommend!

Thank MattGlick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?