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The Cheesecake Factory

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375 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1717
+1 650-473-9622
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch yesterday - food was fine. Mushroom burger for me, California Salad for my wife and kid's salmon for my son. Service good and food tasted good. Arrived back home one hour later and vomited like a pig, twice. Not what you expect. Given the food I had I'm guessing the salad or tomato in the burger wasn't rinsed.... More 

Thank Rickard I
Accra, Ghana
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had gone with family and friends to celebrate our daughter's birthday. It turned out a good choice. The restaurant was quite nice. Good selection of food and pastry and good service. We had a very nice evening out! Food is a bit expensive but worth the price paid. Found the experience quite enjoyable!

Thank AmitMAgrawal
Palo Alto, California
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is huge, and a lot of the meals are huge to! Best to share a good steak and desert to avoid bloat. The service is very good and children are welcome.

Thank kenw15
Medford, Oregon
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want ordinary, high calorie, low nutrition BORING food by all means go here. I refuse to do so. When I eat out I want healthy and delicious food. This is not the place to get it.

Thank blissfulliving
Appleby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our server, Jenny, was the best, with her smiling face and excellent manners, offering many meal suggestions. I had the chicken and biscuits with pan gravy, the biscuits were too hard for my liking but the carrots, mushrooms, gravy and chicken more than made up for it. My husband had fettuccine alfredo and loved it! Both servings were huge and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's a good place to be with friends and share some appetizers. The place is a little noisy but, all is part of the party.

Thank seisc1
Marlow, United Kingdom
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482 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

So, having been to TCF in San Diego just a couple of days ago I still wanted to try it again. The PA branch is smaller and I think the menu may even be shorter. No worries - the American kobi was delicious! No space for cheesecake this time but highly recommended.

Thank tanagogo1
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I took a party of 7 for dinner the week before Thanksgiving. The restaurant wasn't particularly busy but for some reason it took a while to place our order. No big deal, this happens sometimes. The problem began when our orders started arriving at the table in groups of 2. 2 people were served,5-10minutes went by, then 2 more people... More 

Thank LSE1
Kfar Saba, Israel
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

No words can really describe the greatness of this facility. For years we return to the Cheesecake Factory and always find it to be amazing! The portions are insanely giant and everything tastes so good! The service is always very good and I really have nothing to pick on :)

Thank Bella K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered a pasta, a steak and a cheese cake, it's really delicious but a little bit too much, maybe skinny style is suitable for Asia people.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-473-9622

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?