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Fall/Winter 2009

Visitors Guide

to the midpeninsula

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Discover where to go to play, dine, shop or relax

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Personal Best. Menlo Medical Clinic. Personal Service. Integrated Care.

At Menlo Medical Clinic we applaud the athletes of the 2009 Summer National Senior Games as they strive to achieve their personal best. For more than 50 years, we have provided integrated care for our community. Personal. Knowledgeable. Accessible.. Caring. Our 40 physicians deliver coordinated care from our Menlo Park neighborhood clinic and are affiliated with nearby Stanford Hospital & Clinics.

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PLACES OF WORSHIP AMERICAN BAPTIST First Baptist Church, Palo Alto 305 No. California Ave. @ Bryant 650-327-0561 Rev. Dr. Rick Mixon Worship 10am, Adult Forum 11:15 am www.firstbaptist-paloalto.org

LUTHERAN Bethany Lutheran Church 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park 650-854-5897 Rev. Jon Coyne Sun. 9:30 a.m. www.bethany-mp.org

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE First Church of Christ, Scientist 3045 Cowper St., Palo Alto 94306 650-493-7870 Church 10am, Sunday School 10am Wed., Testimony meeting 7:30pm 1st & 3rd Wed., Noon Calif, Ave RR Reading Room: 459 California Ave 327-1642 www.cspaloalto.org

MULTI-FAITH / NONDENOMINATIONAL Stanford University Memorial Church 450 Serra Mall, Stanford CA 94305 650-723-1762 Rev. Scotty McLennan, Dean, Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann, Rev. Joanne Sanders University Public Worship, Sun. 10am Compline Sun. 9 pm (academic year) Labyrinth, Fridays, 8 am - 1 pm http://religiouslife.stanford.edu

EPISCOPAL All Saints’ Episcopal Church 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto, CA 650-322-4528 Rev. Sherridan Harrison Sun. 8:00am & 10:30am with Choir Established in 1892 www.asaints.org St. Bede’s Episcopal Church 2650 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park 650-854-6555 The Rev. Dr. Katherine M. Lehman Sun. 8am and 10:15am www.stbedesmenlopark.org

PRESBYTERIAN First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto (PC USA) 1140 Cowper St., Palo Alto 94301 650-325-5659 The Rev. W. Robert Martin III Check our website for Sunday schedule. www.fprespa.org

ROMAN CATHOLIC St. Thomas Aquinas Parish The Catholic Community of Palo Alto 3290 Middlefield Rd., PA 94306 650-494-2496 Rev. George Aranha, Pastor St. Thomas Aquinas, 751 Waverly St St. Albert The Great, 1095 Channing Ave Our Lady of the Rosary, 3233 Cowper St. www.paloaltocatholic.org UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST First Congregational Church United Church of Christ 1985 Louis Rd., Palo Alto 650-856-6662 Rev. David Howell, Pastor Rev. Eileen Altman, Associate Minister Sunday Worship & Church School 10:00am www.fccpa.org REFORM SYNAGOGUE Congregation Beth Am 26790 Arastradero Road Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 650-943-4661 Rabbi: Janet Marder Service times vary: Generally, Fridays at 6:15pm; Saturday mornings at 10:30am. Call to confirm. http://www.betham.org

First Presbyterian Church of Mountain View 1667 Miramonte Ave., (at the corner of Cuestra), Mountain View 650-968-4473 To include your place of worship in Pastor Richard Spencer Sunday 10:30am this directory e-mail Blanca Yoc at www.fpcmv.org

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Welcome to Palo Alto Whether you are visiting for business, for pleasure or to attend a conference or other event at Stanford University, you will quickly discover the unusual blend of intellect, innovation, culture and natural beauty that makes Palo Alto so special. The area is home to Nobel prize winners, Silicon Valley CEOs, venture-capital firms, HP, Facebook and one of the most renowned universities and medical centers in the world.

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Palo Alto offers outstanding shopping and dining, as well as a wide array of recreational and cultural opportunities. Many parks, the baylands and the foothills provide beautiful spots for relaxing, picnicking, biking and walking. An acclaimed Children’s Theatre and the Junior Museum and Zoo are popular with kids, and professional theater and music venues offer live entertainment. The Palo Alto Art Center is a nationally recognized showcase for contemporary fine art, craft, design and new art forms.

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While Palo Alto developed as a sleepy college town, the emergence of Stanford University as the leading academic high-technology research center in the nation in the 1970s led to hundreds of start-up businesses with connections to Stanford professors and their inventions. Thus Palo Alto became known as the birthplace of Silicon Valley and attracted engineers and others from all over the world to pursue their dreams.

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At a minimum any visit should include a walk or drive through the tree-lined (and one of the costliest in the nation) residential neighborhoods. Sam Tenney

Check out the Attractions section for places to visit, or our Top Ten Picks list. You can find upto-date information on local events at www. DestinationPaloAlto.com.

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The Palo Alto Visitors Center is co-located with the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce at 122 Hamilton Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. The Visitors Center is staffed seven days a week from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and may be reached at 650-327-2344. The center has useful brochures and other materials and can assist with answering questions and addressing special or unusual needs of visitors.

Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve

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attractions The Palo Alto and Stanford area offers things to do for all ages and interests. Our favorite recommendations for out-of-town visitors are listed below. The numbers shown in ( ) are the location markers on the center-fold map.

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A trip to the Stanford University campus is the highlight for most visitors, where attractions include Hoover Tower, Memorial Church (see page 19), Cantor Arts Center, Rodin Sculpture Garden and a central campus bustling with activity.

Hoover Tower (5)

Stanford University; 650-723-2053; www.stanford.edu/ dept/visitorinfo/plan/guides/hoover.html Hours: Daily 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., closed during finals and academic breaks Visible to all the surrounding areas, Hoover Tower is a landmark to Stanford students, faculty, alumni and the local communities. The 285-foot tower offers spectacular views of Stanford campus, the Foothills and the Bay Area from its observation deck. A student tour guide is available to point out important landmarks and sights.

Cantor Arts Center (4)

328 Lomita Drive (at Museum Way); 650-723-4177; www.museum.stanford.edu The museum’s collections are devoted to a wide range of art, from 19th-century American drawings to contemporary sculptures, including the largest collection of Auguste Rodin sculptures outside of Paris. Admission to the museum is free, and visitors can take advantage of docent tours, lectures, gallery talks, special events, the bookstore, and the cafe overlooking the sculpture gardens. Surrounding Stanford are plenty of other places worth visiting. Although not open to the public, the original (and restored) garage where David Packard and Bill Hewlett started Hewlett-Packard can be seen from the street. The Computer History Museum in Mountain View offers a low-key view of the development of Silicon Valley.

HP Garage (7)

367 Addison Ave., Palo Alto Known as the Birthplace of Silicon Valley, the HP garage is a symbol of innovation and entrepreneurism. College friends Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard purchased the garage in 1938 as a workspace to develop their own company. However, as the company grew, the garage was quickly outgrown and the company moved to a larger headquarters. The property is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Computer History Museum (10)

1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View; 650-810-1010; www.computerhistory.org Dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history, the Computer History Museum houses one of the largest international collections of computing artifacts in the world, including computer hardware,

The Allied Arts Guild features shops, gardens, artists’ studios and a cafe in a European-style enclave in Menlo Park.

ephemera, photographs, moving images, documents, and software. The museum is free to the public and offers docent led tours throughout the afternoon. Gardening enthusiasts should be sure to visit the Sunset Magazine Gardens in Menlo Park, the Gamble Garden in Palo Alto and the Filoli Estate & Gardens located on a beautiful estate west of Redwood City about a 15-minute drive north on Interstate 280.

Sunset Magazine Gardens (3)

80 Willow Road, Menlo Park; 650-321-3600; www.sunset.com/garden Located at Sunset Magazine’s headquarters in nearby Menlo Park, the display garden offers a glimpse of architecture and foliage from the major climate zones of the West. The garden contains a 1.2-acre lawn, four designated areas representing the Northwest, Northern California, Central California, and the Southwest Desert and Southern California regions, and a 3,000-squarefoot test area. The entire display garden is open for free, self-guided tours, weekdays 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Gamble Garden (8)

1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto; 650-329-1356; www.gamblegarden.org The historic 2.5-acre Gamble Garden Center features a 1902 Edwardian house and formal, working, and demonstration gardens. Demonstration gardens include an herb garden and cutting beds. The estate also includes a carriage house, teahouse, tool house, greenhouse and a gazebo. Conveniently located and open to the public at no charge during daylight hours, a visit to Gamble Garden Center is always a relaxing experience.

Filoli Estate & Gardens (1)

86 Cañada Road, Woodside; 650-364-8300; www.filoli.org Standing for Fight, Love, Live, Filoli Gardens is one of the most magnificent remaining country estates and gardens of the early 20th century. The 43-room estate, built for Mr. and Mrs. William Bourne in 1917, allows visitors to enjoy a collection of 17th- and 18th-century antiques. The spectacular gardens, made up of terraces, pathways, pools, lawns, foliage, trees and flower beds, are perfectly groomed and ever-changing based on

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HOW CAN WE HELP YOU? PERSONALIZED QUALITY CARE EVERY STEP OF THE WAY

At Stanford Hospital & Clinics we understand that every patient benefits from personalized care that is uniquely tailored for their individual needs. For 50 years we’ve been proving that—meeting your needs for specialized cardiology care, cancer treatment, transplant therapy, orthopaedic and neurosurgery. Every hour of every day.

To find your personalized, quality Stanford physician please visit http://stanfordhospital.org

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Allied Arts Guild Supporting Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

2 1/2 acres of lush gardens, d shops, h restaurant, patios, fountains and beautiful historic Spanish colonial buildings, in a quiet area of Menlo Park... this unique site is host to elegant weddings, dining, special events, corporate events, both indoors and outdoors.

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the time of year. The gardens are most known for their collection of more than 500 varieties of roses. The gardens and estate are open to visitors from mid-February through October.

Palo Alto Baylands (9)

East end of Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto; Interpretive Center: 650-329-2506; Baylands Preserve: 650-617-3156 The Baylands protects some of the last remaining saltmarsh and mud-flat habitats on the West Coast. It offers excellent birding year round. Wintertime high tides bring bird watchers from around the world. In the spring and fall, the Baylands is a prime stopover or destination for birds traveling on the Pacific route of their migration flyway.

Stanford Dish Walk (6)

Hours: Sunrise to sunset (from 6-6:30 a.m. to 5:30-8 p.m. depending on the season) Rain or shine, you’ll find hundreds of locals and Stanford students walking or jogging the trail at The Dish, named after the large old radio-telescope used for research in the Stanford foothills and visible from throughout the area. The paved trail climbs the hills and offers spectacular views of the Peninsula, the campus and the coastal mountains. The main loop trail is 3.5 miles and takes about an hour and 15 minutes to walk. Most visitors park on Stanford Avenue, then enter through the gate at Junipero Serra Boulevard. Be sure not to park on the side streets where Stanford residential parking permits are required or you’ll be ticketed. No dogs or bicycles are allowed.

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75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park; 650-322-2405; www.alliedartsguild.org Located in nearby Menlo Park, the Allied Arts Guild is an oasis of shops, gardens, artists’ studios and a cafe. A favorite spot for visitors, the historic site has carried out the founders’ original vision of a European-style crafts guild and created a lovely environment to shop, eat and relax. The Guild houses numerous studios and shops of various artists, ranging from furniture repair to pottery making. The Artisan Shop sells handmade art and is operated solely for the benefit of critically ill children at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Visitors can also enjoy lunch at the charming cafe with a view of the gardens. Kids will enjoy the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (http://friendsjmz.org/), the small Museum of American Heritage (www.moah.org) in downtown Palo Alto, the Hiller Aviation Museum (www.hiller. org) in San Carlos, and Great America (www.pgathrills.com/#actions), an amusement park located about 10 minutes south of Palo Alto on Highway 101 in Santa Clara. Or for a fun family activity between October and April, go ice skating at the Winter Lodge, an outdoor rink in the Midtown Palo Alto shopping district. When you’re worn out from sightseeing or shopping, get outside and get some exercise by taking advantage of one of the area’s many recreational opportunities. (See Recreation section.)

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ADVANTAGE. Equity ownership and continuing care at The Forum Retirement Community

Ask about our high-level amenities and low monthly fees. Call today to schedule a personal tour. 650-944-0190. As a resident-owned community, The Forum offers a unique opportunity to plan for a secure future where you can retire in style with luxury living in a vibrant, carefree environment and take advantage of equity ownership and continuing care.

23500 Cristo Rey Drive Cupertino, CA 95014 650-944-0100 www.theforum-seniorliving.com RCFE# 435200344 COA# 174 A Smoke Free Community

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arts & entertainment Theater, music and opera are alive and well in Palo Alto, with performances nearly every night of the week. Art lovers shouldn’t miss the many galleries around town or the Palo Alto Art Center, a popular venue for Bay Area and local artists. Palo Alto Players, which brings works from Broadway, Off-Broadway and beyond, performs at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, including “Pete’n’Keely” (Sept. 18-Oct. 4), “Romeo and Juliet” (Nov. 6-22), “Rabbit Hole” (Jan. 22-Feb. 7), “Rent” (April 23-May 9) and “Utopia” (June 11-27). Call 650-329-0891 or visit www.paplayers.org. TheatreWorks, a nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley under the direction of Robert Kelley, presents dramas, comedies and musicals year-round at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., and at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, including “Tinyard Hill” (through Aug. 16), “Yellow Face” (Aug. 26-Sept. 20), “The Chosen” (Oct. 7-Nov. 1), “A Civil War Christmas” (Dec. 2-27), “Daddy Long Legs” (Jan. 20-Feb. 14), “Sunsets and Margaritas” (March 10-April 4). Call 650463-1950 or visit www.theatreworks.org. Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, the oldest theater by and for children in the United States, performs at Lucie TO W

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West Bay Opera, Palo Alto’s own opera company, will stage Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” (Oct. 16-25), “Der Freischutz” by Carl Maria von Weber (Feb. 19-28) and “La traviata” by Guiseppe Verdi (May 21-30) at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road. Call 650424-9999 or visit www.wbopera.org. Stanford Lively Arts brings in world-class musicians and dancers. Call 650-725-ARTS (2787) or visit livelyarts.stanford.edu. Still looking for cultural events? You could try: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, at 500 Castro St., Mtn. View, is a performing-arts complex hosting more than 400 events a year: theater, dance, music, professional Bay Area companies. Call 650-9036000 (24 hours) or visit www.mvcpa.com. Shoreline Amphitheatre is an outdoor concert venue that hosts performances by major, world-touring acts from late April until late October, at One Amphitheatre Parkway, Mtn. View. Call Shoreline box office at 650967-3000 or visit www.shorelineamp.com.

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upcoming events 2009 Summer National Senior Games Ten thousand athletes competing in 25 sports will join 30,000 visitors at Stanford, Palo Alto and beyond Aug. 1-15. Call 650-323-9400. www.2009seniorgames.org Obon Festival This two-day Buddhist religious festival, held since 1950 at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple, 2751 Louis Road, is planned for Saturday, Aug. 1 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 2 from noon to 7:30 p.m. Call 650-856-0123. Palo Alto Festival of the Arts The festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 21 and 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto will be filled with booths featuring fine arts, as well as food and wine. A benefit for the Chamber of Commerce. Call 831-438-4751. mlaproductions.com Welcome, Stanford students Stanford undergraduates begin classes on Monday, Sept. 21. www.stanford.edu ISI Images

Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run Oct. 2 is the Friday closest to the Harvest Moon when participants can choose between a 10K run, a 5K run and a 5K walk through the Palo Alto baylands. The runs and walk start and finish at the Baylands Athletic Center on Geng Road near Embarcadero Road. Call 650-4634921. www.paloaltoonline.com

Thousands of spectators and athletes will visit Palo Alto for the 2009 Summer National Senior Games in early August.

Stanford Homecoming Come back to campus Oct. 22-25 and tease your brain with Classes Without Quizzes, explore with special tours and open houses, recapture school spirit at an a cappella concert. Class parties, panels and pre-game tailgates. www.stanford. edu Great Glass Pumpkin Patch Thousands of one-ofa-kind hand-blown glass pumpkins of all sizes and colors will adorn the Palo Alto Art Center. Sculpture garden proceeds benefit the Bay Area Glass Institute, a nonprofit glass school promoting glass art, and the Palo Alto Art Center Foundation. Exhibition Sept. 2930, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Oct. 1-2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Pumpkin sale on Oct. 3-4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 650-329-2366 or 408-993-2244. greatglasspumpkinpatch.com Big Game The annual cross-Bay competition for “the axe” between Stanford University and UC Berkeley takes place at Stanford on Saturday, Nov. 21. www. gostanford.com

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PAST Holiday Home Tours Get in the mood for the holidays and celebrate with a tour of historic Stedman homes in Palo Alto on Sunday, Dec. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $25. Call Palo Alto Stanford Heritage, 650299-8878. www.pastheritage.org Christmas Creche Exhibit Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this free, five-day exhibit features 500 nativity scenes from 65 countries on Sat-Wed, Dec. 5-9, noon-9 p.m.†The exhibit also includes a children’s room, live holiday music and special concerts in the evening at 3865 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-856-3781. www.christmascreche.org

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shopping In addition to the world-renowned Stanford Shopping Center (hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., www.stanfordshop. com), Palo Alto features a vibrant downtown shopping district (see parking, page 37), a quieter but popular shopping and restaurant district centered around California Avenue just south of the Stanford campus, and Town & Country Village, a specialty center on El Camino Real across from Stanford Stadium. Visitors will find cafes and a wide variety of restaurants in all four shopping areas, as well as in neighboring downtown Menlo Park and downtown Mountain View. Downtown Palo Alto is very crowded on Friday and Saturday nights, when restaurant reservations are advised and parking can be difficult. Many downtown retailers are open in the evenings to cater to the bar and restaurant crowd. California Avenue features a large number of good restaurants popular with local residents.

Long’s Drugs has locations in Town & Country Village, on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto, and in the Midtown shopping area on Middlefield Road south of Oregon Expressway. Walgreens has locations in Midtown, in downtown Menlo Park and on El Camino in south Palo Alto. Walgreens operates the only 24hour pharmacy in the area, at 121 El Camino Real (at Grant) in Mountain View. Both downtown Palo Alto and the California Avenue business district hold popular Farmers Markets. Downtown’s market is on Saturday mornings between mid-May and mid-December from 8 a.m. to noon and is held in the parking lot behind the post office at Hamilton Avenue and Gilman Street. The market on California Avenue closes down several blocks and is held on Sunday mornings year-round between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Major grocery and drug stores are conveniently located. One of the biggest Safeway stores in the entire chain is located on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, less than a mile from the Palo Alto border. Whole Foods has locations in downtown Palo Alto and just south of Palo Alto in Los Altos, and Mollie Stone’s operates a full-service market & deli on California Avenue.

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recreation

Immensely popular among locals and visitors, walkers and runners, is the Stanford “Dish” loop (see page 8), a paved path winding through the Stanford foothills with tremendous views of the university, Palo Alto and the entire Peninsula. The Baylands Nature Preserve (see page 8), located at the end of Embarcadero Road, offers miles of flat walking trials that allow visitors to explore the area’s extensive wildlife habitat. A staffed visitor’s center has exhibits and a boardwalk extending into the bay and the nearby duck pond is a fun place for younger kids. The Pearson-Arastradero Preserve, in the foothills beyond Stanford, has a small unstaffed visitor’s center with exhibits and a network of easy trails ideal for one- to two-hour hikes. Casual walkers with an interest in history and architecture will enjoy one of several historical walks around Palo Alto residential neighborhoods that date back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. Historic preservation is a big part of Palo Alto’s culture, and historic home tours take place a number of times each year. Palo Alto Stanford Heritage offers self-guided tours through its website at www.pastheritage.org. Golfers will find Palo Alto’s popular full-length 18-hole, 6,800-yard Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course (1875 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto; 650-856-0881; www.cityofpaloalto.org), located next to the Baylands at the end of Embarcadero Road, both challenging and affordable. The facility includes a club house, driving range, putting green and practice bunker. Those with a connection to Stanford (alumni or parents) are able to play (with some restrictions and at resort-level green fees) at the Stanford Golf Course (198 Junipero Serra Blvd., Stanford; 650-323-0944 for golf course, 650-323-9516 for driving range; http://stanfordgolfcourse.com), a beautiful and long course that is operated by the university for its faculty and students and the private members who wait years on a waiting list to join. Mountain View’s Shoreline Links (2940 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View; 650-903-4653; www.ci.mtnview.ca.us), also located in the baylands, is another good option. Public tennis courts in Palo Alto are generally well maintained and easy to get on. Most convenient to hotels are courts at Palo Alto High School (enter from 25 Churchill Ave.) and at Rinconada Park on Embarcadero Road at Newell. Both are lit at night. There are many courts on the Stanford campus, but you risk getting kicked off if you have no university affiliation. The Palo Alto area prides itself on accommodating and encouraging bike riding, and riders of all levels take advantage of nearby rural areas and hills. The most popular rides use Arastradero, Alpine, Portola and Sand Hill roads to create loops of different lengths. Skilled riders wanting to devote several hours or all day ride up to Skyline Boulevard and down to the coast and back. Mountain View’s Shoreline Lake, located in the

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The Palo Alto area offers recreational opportunities for almost every interest, from the casual walker to those looking for serious hiking, biking, golfing, tennis and other activities.

Walkers often take to the loop trail behind Stanford, called ‘The Dish.’

baylands just south of Palo Alto (and interconnected with the Palo Alto Baylands via trails), offers sail, paddle and rowboat rentals, as well as a cafe, picnicking and walking trails. Both Palo Alto and Menlo Park offer lap-swimming through their municipal pools — Rinconada Pool (777 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto; 650-463-4914; www.cityofpaloalto.org) and Burgess Memorial Pool (501 Laurel St., Menlo Park; 650-328-7946; www.menloswim. com). But if you’re up for sun paddling, windsurfing or renting pedalboats, rowboats, canoes or kayaks, the Shoreline Aquatic Center (Shoreline Lake, 3160 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mtn. View; 650-965-7474; www.shorelinelake.com) is the destination. While Palo Alto is located between the Bay and foothills, the Pacific Ocean and the beach are only a 45minute drive. The coast is often foggy and cold, however—especially in the summer—so your escape from the summer heat in Palo Alto may be more refreshing than you planned. If you want to mix some shopping, eating and beach walking, your best bet is to head for Half Moon Bay.

Discover more in Palo Alto at

www.DestinationPaloAlto.com

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stanford university The Stanford University campus is one of the largest and most beautiful in the country and deserves a visit regardless of the reason for your stay in the Palo Alto area. Guided one-hour walking tours leave every day at 11 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. from the Stanford Visitors Center (551 Serra Mall — Memorial Auditorium Lobby; 650723-2560 — Visitor Information Services; visitorinformation.stanford.edu). If you are short on time, the formal and most dramatic entrance is from Palm Drive, which approaches the Oval, the Main Quadrangle and Memorial Church from the east and downtown Palo Alto. The Quad is the academic center of the university, with various departments having their classrooms and offices throughout the perimeter.

For a great view of the entire campus and Palo Alto, take the elevator up to the top of 285-foot tall Hoover Tower (see page 6), the university’s most visible landmark and just a short walk from the Quad. Admission to the tower observation deck (daily 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; closed during academic recess) is $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, at the corner of Serra and Galvez streets, offers free exhibits on President Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou Henry Hoover (daily 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) and rotating exhibits that focus on library and archival holdings in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion, adjacent to Hoover Tower (Tue-Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m.). www. hoover.org

Art and architecture

Art lovers will find many great Stanford resources, but be sure and visit the Cantor Arts Center (see page 6) and the adjacent Rodin Sculpture Garden, with the largest collection of Rodin bronzes outside Paris. The Cantor, which offers free admission, is a popular cultural resource for the entire region. While on campus, don’t miss the Stanford Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden (Santa Teresa Street, off Campus Drive West), near Roble Hall, or pick up an Outdoor Art Tour, leaving from the Cantor Arts Center. Architecture fans may try to visit Hanna House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, based on a hexagonal

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The non-denominational Memorial Church (450 Serra Mall; 650-723-3469; www.stanford.edu/group/ religiouslife/memchu.html) is generally open each week day. Visitors may explore the art and architecture Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with docent tours every Friday at 2 p.m. and the last Sunday of the month at 11:15 a.m. Services, events and weddings can make access on weekends difficult, but a weekly ecumenical worship featuring choir and organ music is held each Sunday at 10 a.m. and open to the public.

Public tours of Memorial Church show mosaics, carvings and stained-glass windows.

module. Reservations are required, for those 12 years and older for tours offered the first and third Sunday at 11 a.m. and the second and fourth Thursday at 2 p.m. Cost is $10 plus $5 parking fee. Call Alana at 650-7258352.

Sports

Stanford’s intercollegiate athletic program is the toprated in the nation, and visitors can usually choose from among multiple sports events every weekend when school is in session. For up-to-date information see the Stanford Athletics website (http://gostanford.cstv.com/), call 800-STANFORD (800-782-6367) or visit PA Sports Online (www.PAsportsonline.com). Stanford athletics venues are all located at the eastern side of the campus, a short walk from Town & Country Village at the corner of El Camino Real and Embarcadero Road.

Parking

Pay parking is available daily between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., either in coin-metered spaces ($1.50 per hour) or Pay and Display lots. Machines at lots accept credit cards, cash or coins. Visitor day permits can be purchased for $12 at 340 Bonair Siding, Stanford. The two closest lots to Memorial Auditorium, a starting point for campus tours, are on the corner of Galvez Street and Nelson Road, and Galvez Street and Memorial Way. Other lots are scattered around the periphery of campus. Call 650-723-9362. Stanford’s gateway website www.stanford.edu provides detailed information on the university and links to help visitors and prospective students.

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Bella Luna (37) www.bellaluna.org 233 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-322-1846

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Buca di Beppo (27) www.bucadibeppo.com 643 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-329-0665

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Cafe 220 www.cafe220.com 220 B University Ave, Palo Alto 650-853-8182

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Calafia Cafe & Market a-Go-Go (4) www.calafiapaloalto.com 855 El Camino Real, Suite 130, Palo Alto 650-322-9200

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California Pizza Kitchen (60) www.cpk.com 531 Cowper St., Palo Alto 650-323-7332

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Cheesecake Factory (48) www.cheesecakefactory.com 375 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-473-9622

American

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China Delight Restaurant (22) 461 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-326-6065

Chinese

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Coconuts (30) www.coconutspaloalto.com 642 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-329-9533

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Coupa Cafe www.coupacafe.com 538 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-322-6872

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Darbar Indian Cuisine (13) www.darbarcuisine.com 129 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-6688

Indian

Elbe (12) www.elbe-restaurant.com 117 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-3319

Continental

Empire Grill & Tap Room (28) 651 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-321-3030

California Cuisine

Evvia (18) www.evvia.net 420 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-326-0983

Greek

Gordon Biersch Brewing Company (26) 640 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-323-7723

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Han Fine Korean Cuisine (56) 452 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-7888

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Hobee’s (2) www.hobees.com/stanford.html Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-327-4111

Cafes and Sandwich

Hyderabad House hyderabadihouse.com 448 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-327-3455

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Joya Restaurant & Lounge (46) www.joyarestaurant.com 339 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-853-9800

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Junnoon (15) www.junnoon.com 150 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-329-9401

Indian

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Kan Zeman (39) www.kanzeman.com 274 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-5245

Mediterranean

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Kanpai Sushi (49) 330 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto 650-325-2696

Japanese

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Kirk’s Steakburgers (6) www.kirks-steakburgers.com Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-326-6159

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Korean BBQ Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-321-4730

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Il Fornaio Cucina Italiana (61) www.ilfornaio.com 520 Cowper St., Palo Alto 650-853-3888

Italian

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Janta Indian Cuisine (50) www.jantaindiancrestaurant.com 369 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto 650-462-5903

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Jing Jing (20) www.jingjingonline.com 443 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-328-6885

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La Morenita (29) 800 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-329-1727

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La Strada Ristorante Italiano (44) www.lastradapaloalto.com 335 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-324-8300

Italian

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Lavanda (17) www.lavandarestaurant.com 185 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-3514

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Loui Loui Steak (55) www.louilouisteak.com/ 473 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-2900

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Loving Hut 165 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-5588

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LuLu’s Town & Country www.lulusonthealameda.com 855 El Camino Real, Suite 49, Palo Alto 650-327-8226

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MacArthur Park (9) www.macarthurparkpaloalto.com 27 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-9990

American

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Madison & Fifth (47) www.madandfifth.com 367 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-323-3900

Italian

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Mandarin Gourmet (38) www.mandaringourmet-paloalto.com 420 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-328-8898

Chinese

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Mango Caribbean Restaurant & Bar (62) www.mangocaribbean.com 435 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-324-9443

Cajun and Caribbean

Mantra (25) www.mantrapaloalto.com 632 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-322-3500

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Krung Siam Thai Cuisine (54) 423 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-322-5900

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Mayfield Bakery & Cafe (3) www.mayfieldbakery.com 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-853-9200

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Mediterranean Wraps www.kanzeman.com 274 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-5245

Mediterranean

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Miyake (14) 140 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-323-9449

Japanese

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New York Pizza 325 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-6800

Pizza

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Nola (36) www.nolas.com 535 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-328-2722

Cajun and Caribbean

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Old Pro Sports Grill (35) 541 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-326-1446

American

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Osteria (33) www.osteriapaloalto.com 247 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-5700

Italian

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Palo Alto Creamery Fountain & Grill (24) 566 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-323-3131

American

Pampas (11) www.pampaspaloalto.com 529 Alma St., Palo Alto 650-327-1323

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Pasta? (43) www.pastaq.com 326 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-4585

Italian

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Patxi’s Chicago Pizza www.patxispizza.com 441 Emerson, Palo Alto 650-473-9999

Pizza

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Reposado (32) www.reposadorestaurant.com 236 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-833-3151

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The Rose & Crown wwww.myspace.com/roseandcrown 547 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-327-ROSE

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Scott’s Seafood Grill and Bar (1) www.scottsseafood.com Town and Country Village, Palo Alto 650-323-1555

Seafood

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Sheraton’s Poolside Grill (8) www.starwoodhotels.com 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-328-2800

American

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Shokolaat Restaurant (58) www.shokolaat.com 516 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-289-0719

Continental

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Siam Royal (45) www.siamroyalthai.com 338 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-329-8129

Thai

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Spot A Pizza www.spotpizza.com 115 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-324-3131

Pizza

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Sprout Cafe (16) www.cafesprout.com 168 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-323-7688

Cafes and Sandwich

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St. Michael’s Alley (10) www.stmikes.com 140 Homer Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-2530

California Cuisine

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Sushi House (5) Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-321-3453

Japanese

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Tai Pan (63) www.taipanpaloalto.com 560 Waverley St., Palo Alto 650-329-9168

Chinese

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Tamarine Restaurant (59) www.tamarinerestaurant.com 546 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-325-8500

Vietnamese

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Thaiphoon (23) www.thaiphoonrestaurant.com 543 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-323-7700

Thai

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Three Seasons Restaurant (40) www.threeseasonsrestaurant.com 518 Bryant St., Palo Alto 650-838-0353

Vietnamese

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University Cafe 271 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-322-5301

Cafes and Sandwich

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Vero Ristorante (41) www.veroristorante.com 530 Bryant St., Palo Alto 650-325-8376

Italian

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Village Cheese House Town and Country Village, Palo Alto 650-326-9251

Cafes and Sandwich

Vino Locale (53) 431 Kipling St, Palo Alto 650-328-0450

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Westin Restaurant Soleil (7) www.starwoodhotels.com 675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-321-4422

Mediterranean and Persian

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Zao Noodle Bar www.zao.com 261 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-1988

Vietnamese

Zibibbo (52) www.zibibborestaurant.com 430 Kipling St., Palo Alto 650-328-6722

Mediterranean and Persian

Cuisine

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Pluto’s (57) www.plutosfreshfood.com/ 482 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-853-1556

California Cuisine

Rangoon (42) 565 Bryant St., Palo Alto 650-325-8146

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Olive Garden (15) www.olivegarden.com 2515 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-326-5673

Italian

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Palo Alto Sol (8) www.paloaltosol.com 408 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-8840

Mexican

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Peking Duck (14) 2310 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-856-3338

Chinese

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Printers Cafe (5) 320 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-323-3347

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Spalti Ristorante (9) www.spalti.com 417 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-327-9390

Italian

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Tandoori Oven www.thetandoorioven.com 365 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-324-2111

Indian

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Casa Isabel (2) 2434 Park Blvd., Palo Alto 650-328-3102

Mexican

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The Counter (7) www.thecounterburger.com 369 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-3900

Burgers

Illusions Fayrouz Dining & Entertainment (3) www.illusionssuperclub.com 260 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-6464

Mediterranean and Persian

Joanie’s Cafe (11) 447 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-6505

American

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La Bodeguita del Medio (13) www.labodeguita.com 463 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-7762

Cajun and Caribbean

The Oaxacan Kitchen (4) www.theoaxacankitchen.com 2323 Birch St., Palo Alto 650-321-8003

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restaurants California Avenue Bistro Elan (12) 448 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-327-0284

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Cafe Brioche (10) www.cafebriochepaloalto.com 445 S California Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-8640

French

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Cafe Pro Bono (6) www.cafeprobonorestaurant.com 2437 Birch St., Palo Alto 650-326-1626

Italian

Caffe Riace (1) www.cafferiace.com 200 Sheridan Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-0407

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Cibo www.cibopaloalto.com 3400 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-493-2411

California Cuisine

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Dinah’s Poolside Grill www.dinahshotel.com 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-493-4542

American

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Fish Market www.thefishmarket.com 3150 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-493-9188

Seafood

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar www.flemingssteakhouse.com Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto 650-329-8457

American

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Fresh Taste myfreshtaste.com 2111 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-324-8749

Chinese

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Fuki Sushi www.fukisushi.com 4119 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-494-9383

Japanese

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Hobee’s www.hobees.com 4224 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-856-6124

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American

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Babbo’s 717 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto 650-321-1488

Italian

California Cafe www.californiacafe.com 700 Welch Road, Palo Alto 650-325-2233

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Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria (26) www.amicis.com 878 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-329-8888

Pizza

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Angelo Mio (24) 820 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-323-3665

Italian

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Bistro Vida (17) www.bistrovidamp.com 641 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-462-1686

French

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British Bankers Club (9) www.britishbankersclub.com 1090 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-327-8769

British

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Brunello Ristorante Italiano (18) 651-H Maloney Lane, Menlo Park 650-328-2778

Italian

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Cafe Borrone (13) www.cafeborrone.com 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-327-0830

Cafes and Sandwich

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Cafe Del Sol Restaurant (19) 1010 Doyle St., Menlo Park 650-326-2501

Mexican

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Cafe Silan (25) 867 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-326-5404

Mediterranean and Persian

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Carpaccio (22) www.carpaccios.com 1120 Crane St., Menlo Park 650-322-1211

Italian

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Cook’s Seafood 751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-325-0604

Seafood

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Crepes Cafe (3) www.crepescafe.com 1195 Merrill St., Menlo Park 650-473-0506

Cafes and Sandwich

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Duck Club Restaurant stanfordparkhotel.com 100 El Camino Real in the Stanford Park Hotel, Menlo Park 650-322-1234

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Dutch Goose 3567 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park 650-854-3245

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L & L Hawaiian Barbeque www.hawaiianbarbecue.com 3890 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-858-2878

Hawaiian

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Max’s Opera Cafe www.maxsworld.com 711 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto 650-323-6364

American

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Ming’s www.mings.com 1700 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto 650-856-7700

Chinese

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PF Chang’s China Bistro www.pfchangs.com 900 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto 650-330-1782

Chinese

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Quattro at the Four Seasons www.quattrorestaurant.com 2050 University Ave, East Palo Alto 650-353-2291

Italian

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Straits Cafe www.straitscafepaloalto.com 3295 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-494-7168

Singaporean

Sundance Steakhouse www.sundancethesteakhouse.com 1921 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-321-6798

American

Thai City www.thaicity.com 3691 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-493-0643 Trader Vic’s www.tradervicspaloalto.com 4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-849-9800

Cuisine

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Price

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Hunan Garden 3345 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-565-8868

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Flea St. Cafe www.cooleatz.com 3607 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park 650-854-1226

California Cuisine

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Gambardella’s (2) www.gambardellasrestaurant.com 1165 Merrill St., Menlo Park 650-323-6730

Italian

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Iberia (1) www.IberiaRestaurant.com 1026 Alma St., Menlo Park 650-325-8981

Miscellaneous

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Jeffrey’s Hamburgers (14) 888 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-322-1959

Burgers

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Juban (20) www.jubanrestaurant.com 712 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-473-6458

Japanese

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Kaygetsu 325 Sharon Park Drive, Menlo Park 650-234-1084

Japanese

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Left Bank Brasserie (16) www.leftbank.com 635 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-473-6543

French

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LuLu’s on the Alameda www.lulusonthealameda.com 3539 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park 650-854-8226

Mexican

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Marche (27) www.restaurantmarche.com 898 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-324-9092

French

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Marqs (23) www.marqsinmenlo.com 1143 Crane St., Menlo Park 650-853-1143

California Cuisine

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Mike’s Cafe Menlo Park 150 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park 650-321-7377

American

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Naomi Sushi (5) www.naomisushi.com 1328 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-321-6902

Japanese

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Oak City Bar & Grill (11) www.oakcitybarandgrill.com 1029 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-321-6882

American

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The Oasis www.theoasisbeergarden.com 241 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-326-8896

Burgers

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Palermo (12) www.palermomenlopark.com 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-322-2157

Italian

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Shiok! (21) www.shiokkitchen.com 1137 Chestnut St., Menlo Park 650-838-9448

Singaporean

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Stacks’ (7) www.stacksrestaurant.com 600 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park 650-838-0066

American

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Tenfu Chinese Restaurant (4) 1352 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-323-6134

Chinese

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Tokyo Subway (15) 605 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-325-9399

Japanese

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Trellis (8) www.trellisrestaurant.com 1077 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-326-9028

Italian

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Amarin Thai Cuisine (5) www.amarinthaicuisine.com 174 Castro St., Mountain View 650-988-9323

Thai

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Amber India www.amber-india.com 2290 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View 650-968-7511

Indian

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Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria (23) www.amicis.com 790 Castro St., Mountain View 650-961-6666

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Bangkok Spoon 702 Villa St., Mountain View 650-968-2038

Thai

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Bella Fresca www.bellafrescafoods.com 47 Easy St., Mountain View 650-961-0399

Italian

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Su Hong Restaurant (10) www.suhong.com 1039 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-323-6852

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Casa Lupe (22) 459 Castro St., Mountain View 650-965-2944

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Cascal (20) www.cascalrestaurant.com 400 Castro St., Mountain View 650-940-9500

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Chez TJ (9) www.cheztj.com 938 Villa St., Mountain View 650-964-7466

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Colonel Lee’s Mongolian BBQ 304 Castro St., Mountain View 650-968-0381

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Fiesta del Mar www.fiestadelmar.com 1005 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View 650-965-9354

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Indian

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Gyros House (11) 212 Castro St., Mountain View 650-940-9316

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Hangen Szechuan Restaurant (4) 134 Castro St., Mountain View 650-964-8881

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restaurants Kappo Nami Nami 240 Castro St., Mountain View 650-964-6990

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King of Krung Siam (7) 194 Castro St., Mountain View 650-960-7077

Thai

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Le Petit Bistro www.lepetitbistro.biz 1405 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View 650-964-3321

French

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Mazeh Taste of the World Restaurant 1910 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View 650-969-4884

Mediterranean and Persian

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Monte Carlo 228 Castro St., Mountain View 650-988-1500

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Chinese

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New Saffron www.newsaffronrestaurant.com 2700 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View 650-948-0123

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Passage to India www.passagetoindia.net 1991 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View 650-969-9990

Indian

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Queen’s House 273 Castro St., Mountain View 650-960-0580

Chinese

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Ramen House Ryowa 859 Villa St., Mountain View 650-965-8829

Japanese

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Ristorante Bella Vita www.ristorantebellavita.com 300 Castro St., Mountain View 650-969-2486

Italian

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Ristorante Don Giovanni (13) www.dongiovannis.com 235 Castro St., Mountain View 650-961-9749

Italian

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Sakoon 357 Castro St., Mountain View 650-965-2000

Indian

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Savory 873 Castro St., Mountain View 650-691-9999

Vietnamese

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Shiva’s Indian Restaurant and Bar (19) www.shivasrestaurant.com 800 California St, Mountain View 650-960-3802

Indian

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Sushi Tomi (18) www.sushitomi.com/sushitomi.html 635 W. Dana St., Mountain View 650-968-3227

Japanese

Tied House Cafe and Brewery (10) www.tiedhouse.com 954 Villa St., Mountain View 650-965-2739

American

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Tina’s Kusina www.tinaskusina.com 698 W. Dana St., Mountain View 650-254-1788

Filipino

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Vaso Azzurro Ristorante (2) www.vasoazzurro.com 108 Castro St., Mountain View 650-940-1717

Italian

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Villa 08 (8) 895 Villa St., Mountain View 650-964-2222

Chinese

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Xanh Restaurant (3) www.xanhrestaurant.com 110 Castro St. , Mountain View 650-964-1888

Vietnamese

Yakko (14) 975 W. Dana St., Mountain View 650-960-0626 Zucca (6) www.chezzucca.com 186 Castro St., Mountain View 650-864-9940

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Brunch

Price

Dinner

Best Of Winner

Cuisine

Lunch

For complete restaurant listings visit: www.DestinationPaloAlto.com

Breakfast

restaurants Los Altos Aldo Los Altos 388 Main St, Los Altos 650-949-2300

Italian

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Armadillo Willy’s www.armadillowillys.com 1031 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos 650-941-2922

American

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Beausejour 170 State St., Los Altos 650-948-1382

French

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Casa Lupe 185 Main St., Los Altos 650-9415-7390

Mexican

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Chef Chu’s www.chefchu.com 1067 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos 650-948-2696

Chinese

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Los Altos Grill www.hillstone.com 233 3rd St., Los Altos 650-948-3524

American

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Maltby’s www.maltbys.com 101 Plaza North, Los Altos 650-917-8777

American

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Satkar 233 State St., Los Altos 650-947-8729

Indian

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Tour Eiffel Vietnamese Restaurant 200 State St., Los Altos 650-917-1328

Vietnamese, French

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Zitune www.zitune.com 325 Main St., Los Altos 650-947-0247

Moroccan

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Tuesday-Saturday: 8am to 10pm Sunday: 9am to 4pm 548 Ramona street Palo Alto, CA 94301 650-323-1815 www.bistromaxine.com


getting around Palo Alto and Stanford are served by a transportation network that includes the regional Caltrain (800-6604287; for hearing impaired TDD 650-508-6448. www. caltrain.com) system, which operates frequent trains up and down the Peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose, the free Stanford Marguerite shuttle bus (650-723-9362; transportation.stanford.edu) service, local taxis (Yellow Cab Company, 650-342-1234) and an extensive network of pedestrian and bike paths.

Parking in Palo Alto

Parking in most downtown Palo Alto lots is free for two hours (and parking garages for three hours) during weekdays and Saturdays, after which a car is not allowed to re-park in the same “color zone” the rest of the day. It can be very difficult to find parking in the evening, especially on Friday and Saturday nights. A number of the better restaurants offer valet parking.

Kate Robertson

While most visitors arrive by car, it is feasible to land at either San Francisco or San Jose airports, connect to nearby Caltrain stations in Millbrae and Santa Clara (via BART at SFO and shuttle bus at San Jose) and arrive at the downtown Palo Alto train station. From there, the Marguerite Shuttle provides service to various locations on the Stanford campus and to selected other stops in Palo Alto. The Sheraton and Westin hotels are both located next to the train station. Airport van shuttle services regularly operate from both airports to Palo Alto and Stanford. Several parking structures are located just off University Avenue, which makes evening parking in Palo Alto much easier.

Discover more in Palo Alto at

Parking on Campus See page 19.

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s a f e t y & e m e r g e ncie s Palo Alto is an extremely safe community and other than obvious precautions when out late at night, visitors should feel comfortable freely exploring the city without concern for their safety. Use common sense and extra care when using the pedestrian tunnels at the train stations, and avoid walking alone at night. Downtown Palo Alto is a vibrant night spot that attracts many out-of-towners and a generally harmless homeless population, so some additional care is warranted late at night. Urgent medical care is accessible from either the Urgent Care department at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (located at 795 El Camino, between Town & Country Village and the Westin Hotel, 650-853-2958) or the emergency room at Stanford University Hospital, (300 Pasteur Drive — located at the back of the hospital off of Quarry Road; 650-723-5111.) Follow “Emergency” signs posted on streets in the area. If you have a non-life-threatening medical problem go to Palo Alto Medical Foundation Urgent Care. You’ll

get quicker attention and excellent care. No appointments are available except for pediatric urgent care, where they are strongly advised. Hours are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day of the year. The Stanford Hospital emergency room (open 24 hours) functions as a regional trauma center, so there can be long delays for patients with non-emergency conditions. The closest Kaiser Permanente Medical Center is located at 1150 Veterans Blvd., Redwood City (650-299-2000). Dialing 911 for a medical emergency in Palo Alto or at Stanford will result in a response from Palo Alto Fire Department paramedics, which will transport patients to the Stanford emergency room. For after-hours prescriptions, Walgreens operates the only 24-hour pharmacy in the area at 121 El Camino Real, Mountain View, 650-961-7555.

Pet emergencies

Pet emergencies can be dealt with at the South Peninsula Veterinary Emergency Clinic, 3045 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto (650-494-1461) or Adobe Animal Hospital, 396 First St., Los Altos (650-948-9661).

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