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St. Michael's Alley

140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
+1 650-326-2530
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (8 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (3 reviews)
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17:30 - 21:30All hours
140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worked with Jenny in booking my group dinner and everything went smoothly. I didn't attend but received great feedback from my executive team. The semi-private room was the perfect size and all felt they were able to converse with everyone sitting on the table. Everyone...More

Thank LovestoVacayalways
Reviewed 16 May 2017

They have round tables that are perfect for six people and, surprise these days, you can actually hear each other. The ambience is great! Our group had difficulty deciding what to order from the menu because there were too many good choices. I went for...More

Thank jlg3000
Reviewed 5 February 2017

On the way home from San Francisco we decided to eat at St. Michael's at the suggestion of friends we were with. Called up on the way and got reservations. Loved every part of my meal. Intimate but not crowded tables. A very good menu...More

Thank dhen
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The environment and staff of St. Michaels Alley are very good, but the food isn't. I visited this restaurant recently for a business event. I'd been there a couple of years earlier and had hoped we'd go somewhere else since that visit left me with...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice ambience great food. Followed by a wonderful desert. Recommend this place for a romantic dinner.

Thank golferdusud
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Disappointing dinner on a Tuesday;maybe the B-team was there. Leaden pasta that had little flavor and needed a knife to cut it. A shrimp toast that looked really forlorn sitting on its plate with just a few paper-thin slices of lime to dress it up....More

1  Thank LJSE
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It had been ages since we last went to SMA - and somehow we kept going to new places or the ones right in downtown. Four of us went: food was excellent all-round, across appetizers, entrees and desserts; wine list is much better-priced than most;...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 24 September 2016

St Mike's has wonderful food, very good service, a lovely subdued ambiance, and a noise level that encourages conversation. The menu is not same old, same old; but neither is it pushing ingredients you never heard of prepared in a manner you never heard of.

2  Thank LJSE
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant is well established with consistently fine, fresh food, fair prices and a nice quiet atmosphere. Service is right on, not too much but waitstaff and bus staff know when and how to do their jobs. Menus feature seasonal vegetables. Nothing is too adventurous...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 15 July 2016

First i would like to say that if you intend to go there for lunch make sure you have a reservation otherwise you will have to sit at the bar not because they are booked in the back room but not sure what the reason...More

1  Thank Lynne C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-2530
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