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Bistro Maxine

548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
+1 650-323-1815
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Met some old work friends here for lunch and it was great. They have a $15 lunch special with soup and a crêpe or sandwich. The butternut squash soup was hot and delicious (although I did have to add some pepper) and the crêpe Saint...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AB835
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Without lots of expensive decor, this small but excellent crepes restaurant offers excellent meals at affordable prices. It's my go-to place for lunch.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank painter42
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Staying at the Cardinal Hotel next door means free breakfast vouchers at Maxine, which is great. The menu looks nice and the crepes smell delicious. Unfortunately, I had only time for an espresso, which was great. Perfect little breakfast spot with character.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GourmandTrashPanda
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast. It’s a cute cafe, probably less than 20 tables plus a few tables outside. They have a great selection of crepes, both savory and sweet. They also have egg breakfasts too, as well as brioche French Toast. This takes a bit longer...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank StormyMarin
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Because I asked for an extra orange juce (not included in the set breakfast) the nasty manager asked me to leave the premissess. Can you believe it? I am still woundering if I was not dreaming when this happened to us.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michel B
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

With the office in Palo Alto, this is a regular pit stop for me on the way in. Normally grab a coffee, and probably the biggest cup of coffee you will ever have. Have once tried breakfast, and sadly chose the yogurt, which is not...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Glyndwr100
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick coffee before starting work, and what great value it is! Compared to Starbucks, who seem to want to put syrup or sugar into everything, this was a mega big, but great tasting coffee.....and cheaper than Starbucks. Found my new cafe......

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Glyndwr100
Reviewed October 9, 2017

My family and I have eaten dinner here many times, and we love all the crepes we've tried. They make authentic French crepes, with a good number of choices for savory and for sweet crepes. The savory crepes include the ham and cheese (a favorite...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Mary S
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Right next door to the Cardinal Hotel where I was staying. The hotel gave me vouchers for a continental breakfast for each night I stayed. Just popped out of the hotel and had a choice of several items. I really liked the french bread with...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Harold D
Reviewed February 8, 2017

this is where my hotel sends you for breakfast bc they don't have their own restaurant and I LOVED it. charming atmosphere. French style breakfast with baguette, good butter and preserves plus fruit. unfortunately they were not open for dinner the week that I was...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank dycanada
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-1815
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