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A PUBLICATION OF THE PALO ALTO WEEKLY, THE ALMANAC & MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE


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A classic American grill with a warm and inviting neighborhood feel, serving serving fresh, local and healthy comfort food. • Courtyard Seating with Firepits • Bar & Lounge in a Lively, Casual Atmosphere • Weekend Brunch, 10am – 2:30pm • Private Dining & Events

www.menlogrill.com 650-330-2790 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park Located at the Stanford Park Hotel Parking is plentiful, easy and free • No wine corkage fees

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“Best Mexican Restaurant” 3 years in a row

2014

‘A Ray of Sunshine in Menlo Park’ Inviting you to discover the fresh and vibrant tastes of modern Mexican cuisine in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. Now catering! Make it a perfect occasion for any birthday party, business meeting, company function or any special occasion.

We deliver for FREE! 1010 DOYLE STREET, MENLO PARK (650) 326-2501 CAFEDELSOLMENLO.COM MON-THURS 11AM-3PM; 4:30PM-9:30PM || FRI & SAT 11AM-3PM; 4:30PM-10PM CLOSED SUNDAY www.PaloAltoOnline.com • DINING OUT 2015 • 3


Reservations Outdoor seating Kid friendly

Brunch

Amber Dhara amber-india.com 150 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-329-9644

Indian

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Arte Ristorante 473 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-329-8300

Italian

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Asian Box asianboxpaloalto.com 21 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-391-9305

Vietnamese

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Bangkok Cuisine bangkokpaloalto.com 407 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto 650-322-6533

Thai

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Belcampo Meat Co. belcampomeatco.com/restaurant/palo-alto/ 161 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-561-3492

Cafes

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Bistro Maxine bistromaxine.com 548 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-323-1815

French, Cafes

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Bon Vivant bonvivantcafe.net 535 Bryant St., Palo Alto 650-485-3228

French, Desserts

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

Italian

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

Middle Eastern

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Cafe Epi cafeepi.com 405 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-4888

Cafes

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Calafia Cafe & Market a-Go-Go calafiapaloalto.com 130 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-322-9200

California Cuisine

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

Chinese

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Coconuts coconutspaloalto.com 642 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-329-9533

Cajun and Caribbean

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

Cafes

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

Indian

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Douce France doucefrancebakery.com 104 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-322-3601

French, Cafes

Evvia Estiatorio evvia.net 420 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-326-0983

Middle Eastern

Garden Fresh gardenfresh.us 460 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-462-9298

Vegetarian

Gordon Biersch Brewing Company gordonbiersch.com 640 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-323-7723

California Cuisine

Gott’s Roadside gotts.com 65 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-326-1000

Burgers

Gyros Gyros gyrosgyros.com 498 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-327-0107

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Middle Eastern

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Howie’s Artisan Pizza howiesartisanpizza.com 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-327-4992

Pizza

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

Italian

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Janta Indian Cuisine jantaindianrestaurant.com 369 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto 650-462-5903

Indian

Jing Jing jingjingonline.com 443 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-328-6885

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Chinese

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

Latin

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Kanpai Sushi kanpaipaloalto.com 330 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto 650-325-2696

Japanese

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Kirk’s Steakburgers kirks-steakburgers.com 75 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-326-6159

Burgers

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La Boulange laboulangebakery.com/ 151 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-323-3332

French, Cafes

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Cuisine

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

Mexican

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

Italian

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Local Union 271 localunion271.com 271 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-322-7509

American

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LuLu’s Town & Country lulusmexicanfood.com 49 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-327-8226

Mexican

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Lure + Till lureandtill.com 180 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-666-3311 LYFE Kitchen lyfekitchen.com 167 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-325-5933

American

MacArthur Park macarthurparkpaloalto.com 27 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-9990

American

Mayfield Bakery & Cafe mayfieldbakery.com Bldg. 4, Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-853-9200

California Cuisine

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

Pizza

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Nola nolas.com 535 Ramona St., Palo Alto 650-328-2722

Cajun, Caribbean

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Oren’s Hummus Shop orenshummus.com 261 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-752-6492

Middle Eastern, Cafes

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Osteria osteriapaloalto.com 247 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-5700

Italian

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Palo Alto Creamery Fountain & Grill Downtown peninsulacreamery.com 566 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-323-3131

American

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2437 BIRCH ST., PALO ALTO 650.326.1626 WWW.CAFEPROBONO.COM www.PaloAltoOnline.com • DINING OUT 2015 • 7


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Dinner

2014 Best Of Winner

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restaurants

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Pizza

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Pluto’s plutosfreshfood.com 482 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-853-1556

California Cuisine

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Prolific Oven prolific-oven.com 550 Waverley St., Palo Alto 650-326-8485

Cafes

Rangoon Ruby rangoonruby.com 445 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-323-6543

Burmese, Asian fusion

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Reposado reposadorestaurant.com 236 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-833-3151

Mexican

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Sam’s Chowder House samschowderhousepa.com 185 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-614-1177

Seafood

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Sancho’s Taqueria sanchostaqueria.com 491 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto 650-322-8226

Mexican

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Sheraton’s Poolside Grill tinyurl.com/6qve8z9 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-328-2800

American

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Siam Orchid Thai siamorchidpa.com 496 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto 650-325-1994

Thai

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Siam Royal siamroyalthai.com 338 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-329-8129

Thai

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SliderBar Cafe sliderbarcafe.com 324 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-322-7300

Burgers

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

Pizza

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For complete restaurant listings visit: www.DestinationPaloAlto.com

Cuisine

Pampas pampaspaloalto.com 529 Alma St., Palo Alto 650-327-1323

Brazilian, steakhouse

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

Pizza

Pizzeria Delfina pizzeriadelfina.com/paloalto 651 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-353-2208

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Winner Best Burger for over 21 Years Clarke’s has GREAT Weekend Breakfasts! Saturday & Sunday 8-2pm

Happy Hour Meal Deals Sunday-Thursday 4pm-9pm

615 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View

(650) 967-0851

Clarkes.com

“Setting a Standard of Quality in the Burger Industry.”

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RESTAURANT

Come to the Westin to Celebrate Your Next Special Occasion Open for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch. For reservations, please call (650) 321-4422 ext. 7122. Facilities available for private parties. 675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301 4  s&  


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The Sea By Alexander’s Steakhouse is the Bay Area’s premier seafood dining destination.

Experience The Sea at its best!

4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto next to Dinah’s Garden Hotel

650.213.1111 www.theseausa.com

209 Castro Street, Mountain View 650. 864.9999 www.alexanderpatisserie.com www.PaloAltoOnline.com • DINING OUT 2015 • 9


Reservations Outdoor seating Kid friendly

Brunch

Sprout Cafe cafesprout.com 168 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-323-7688

Cafes

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

California Cuisine

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Steam steampaloalto.com 209 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-322-1888

Chinese

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Sushi House sushihousepaloalto.com 158 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-321-3453

Japanese

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Sushi Tomo sushitomopaloalto.com 201 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-324-3300

Japanese

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Sushirrito sushirrito.com 548 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-600-9696

Japanese

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Tacolicious tacolicioussf.com 632 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-838-0500

Mexican

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Tai Pan taipanpaloalto.com 560 Waverley St., Palo Alto 650-329-9168

Chinese

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Tamarine Restaurant tamarinerestaurant.com 546 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-325-8500

Vietnamese

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Tava Indian Kitchen tavaindian.com 162 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto 650-321-8282

Indian, Fast Food

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Thaiphoon thaiphoonrestaurant.com 543 Emerson St., Palo Alto 650-323-7700

Thai

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

Vietnamese

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Umami Burger umami.com 452 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-8626

Burgers

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DINING OUT A PENINSULA TRADITION SINCE 1970

French & Italian 186 Castro St. Mountain View 650.968.2300 www.lafontainerestaurant.com

2014

2014

BEST CHINESE RESTAURANT -Palo Alto Weekly, Mountain View Voice & Palo Alto Daily

“...A LANDMARK OF BAY AREA DINING” -Metro Newspaper

1444 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame, CA 94010 650.288.1041 burlingame@pizzeriadelfina.com

PIZZERIADELFINA.COM 651 Emerson St., Palo Alto, CA 94301 650.353.2208 paloalto@pizzeriadelfina.com

“...PACE-SETTING GOURMET CHINESE FOOD” -Zagat Guide LUNCH & DINNER • BANQUET • COCKTAILS • GOURMET FOOD TO GO

1067 N. San Antonio Road at El Camino, Los Altos 650.948.2696 • www.chefchu.com www.PaloAltoOnline.com • DINING OUT 2015 • 11


Italian

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

Middle Eastern

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Zola zolapa.com 565 Bryant St., Palo Alto 650-521-0651

French

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Reservations Outdoor seating Kid friendly

Price

Bar

Vero Ristorante veroristorante.com 530 Bryant St., Palo Alto 650-325-8376

Brunch

Cuisine

Dinner

2014 Best Of Winner

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Lunch

restaurants

Breakfast

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CALIFORNIA AVENUE, PALO ALTO Anatolian Kitchen anatoliankitchenpaloalto.com 2323 Birch St., Palo Alto 650-853-9700

Middle Eastern

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Baumé baumerestaurant.com 201 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-8899

French

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Beans n’ Bites 456 Cambridge Ave., Palo Alto 650-473-6511

Chinese, Miscellaneous

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Birch Street bistroelan.com 2363A Birch St., Palo Alto 650-327-0284

Continental

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Cafe Brioche cafebrioche-paloalto.com 445 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-8640

French

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

Italian

Caffe Riace cafferiace.com 200 Sheridan Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-0407

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Italian

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Chez Franc chezfranc.com 415 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-1263

American, fusion

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Chipotle Mexican Grill chipotle.com 2675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-462-9154

Mexican

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

Burgers

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Best Pizza & Beer in Town 20 years and counting

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Fiesta Del Mar Gourmet Mexican Cuisine

3 Great Mountain View Locations Fiesta Del Mar 1005 N Shoreline Blvd, 650-965-9354 fiestadelmar.com Seafood, Rotisserie, Mexican Cuisine & Cantina

Fiesta Del Mar Too 735 Villa Street, 650-967-3525 fiestadelmar.com Seafood, Rotisserie, Mexican Cuisine & Cantina

1001 El Camino Real Menlo Park

650.324.3486 Order online:

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Thank you to all our Loyal Customers for voting us the Best Mexican Restaurant 18 years in a row! 2014

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AGAVE Mexican Bistro 194 Castro Street, 650-969-6767 agaveca.com Beautiful Back Patio Dining, Banquets & Large Groups Reservations Available


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Every glass of water brought to your table in a restaurant may require up to another two glasses of water to wash and rinse the glass. Since nearly 70 million meals are served each day in U.S. restaurants, we could possibly save more than 26 million gallons of water if only one person in four declined the complimentary glassful.* Please ask for water in restaurants only if you plan to drink it and help Palo Alto with its water conservation efforts.

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City of Palo Alto Utility

We’re all in this together! *American Water Works Association. Adapted from the brochure “55 Facts, Figures, & Follies of Water Conservation,� originally published by the Denver Water Department, Denver, Colorado.

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Reservations Outdoor seating Kid friendly

Brunch

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

Seafood

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

Chinese

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Homma’s Brown Rice Sushi 2363 Birch St, Palo Alto 650-327-6118

Japanese

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Jade Palace jadepalace.us 151 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-9388

Chinese

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Jin Sho jinshorestaurant.com 454 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-3454

Japanese

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Joanie’s Cafe joaniescafepaloalto.com 405 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-326-6505

American

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

Cajun and Caribbean

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Lotus Thai Bistro lotusthaibistro.googlepages.com 425 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-289-0907

Thai

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Mediterranean Wraps mediterraneanwraps.com 433 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-8189

Middle Eastern

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Odori Sushi and Teppanyaki odorisushistanford.com 2111 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-327-2222

Japanese

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Palo Alto Pizza Co. paloalto-pizza.com 2450 Park Blvd., Palo Alto 650-328-1662

Pizza

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Palo Alto Sol paloaltosol.com 408 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-328-8840

Mexican

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Pastis pastispaloalto.com 447 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-324-1355

French, Cafes, Sandwiches

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Peking Duck 151 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-321-9388

Chinese

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Printer’s Inc Cafe printerscafe.com/ 320 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-323-3347

Cafes, Sandwiches

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

Italian

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

Steak

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Szechwan Cafe szechwan-cafe.com 406 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-327-1688

Chinese

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Terún terunpizza.com 448 S. California Ave., Palo Alto 650-847-7577

Pizza, Italian

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NEARBY PALO ALTO 4290 Bistro & Bar at the Crown Plaza cabanapaloalto.com 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-857-0787

Middle Eastern

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Ada’s Cafe adascafe.org 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto 650-327-2327

Cafes

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Cibo cibopaloalto.com 3398 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-494-2426

California Cuisine

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

American

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Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar flemingssteakhouse.com 2 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto 650-329-8457

Steak

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

Japanese

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

Cafes, Sandwiches

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Mandarin Roots mandarinroots.com 3345 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-565-8868

Chinese

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

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Su Hong suhongeatery.com 4256 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-493-3836

Chinese

The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse theseausa.com 4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 650-213-1111

Seafood

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Chinese

Bar

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

2014 Best Of Winner

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Brunch

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Dinner

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MENLO PARK Akasaka akasushi.co 925 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-325-0444

Japanese

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Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria amicis.com 880 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-329-8888

Pizza

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Angelo Mio ristoranteangelomio.com 820 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-323-3665

Italian

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Ann’s Coffee Shop 772 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-322-0043

American

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

French

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Borrone MarketBar cafeborrone.com 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-600-8095

American

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Bradley’s Fine Diner (BFD) bradleysfinediner.com 1165 Merrill Ave., Menlo Park 650-494-4342

American

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

Cafes, Sandwiches

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Cafe Del Sol Restaurant cafedelsolmenlo.com 1010 Doyle St., Menlo Park 650-326-2501

Mexican

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Carpaccio carpaccios.com 1120 Crane St., Menlo Park 650-322-1211

Italian

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U.S.D.A. Prime Filet Mignon

1921 El Camino Real Palo Alto 650.321.6798

BEST OF


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Full Bar and Happy Hour Happy Hour Sunday - Thursday 3-6pm RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

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BENVENUTI A DOPPIO ZERO!

AUTHENTIC NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN MOUNTAIN VIEW

AUTHENTIC FIRE NAPOLE TANA PIZZAS

160 CASTRO STREET MOUNTAIN VIEW 650.938.4147

THE FRESHEST FISH ‡ THE FINEST SEAFOOD THE FISH MARKET THE FISH MARKET (650) 493-8862 (TUNA) 3150 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306

THE FISH MARKET/ TOP OF THE MARKET (650) 349-3474 (FISH) Top of the Market (650) 349-1845 1855 South Norfolk San Mateo, CA 94403 Become a fan on

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THE FISH MARKET (408) 269-3474 (FISH) 1007 Blossom Hill Road San Jose, CA 95123

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Brunch

Celia’s celiasrestaurants.com 1850 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-321-8227

Mexican

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

Seafood

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

Burgers

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Fey Restaurant feyrestaurant.com 1368 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-324-8888

Chinese

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

California Cuisine

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Jason’s Cafe 1246 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-321-3300

American

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Jeffrey’s Hamburgers jeffreyshamburgers.com 888 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-322-1959

Burgers

Juban jubanrestaurant.com 712 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-473-6458

Price

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Japanese

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LB Steak lbsteak.com 898 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-321-8980

American

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

French

Madera maderasandhill.com 2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park 650-561-1540

American

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Mama Coco Cocina Mexicana facebook.com/mamacocomp 1081 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-272-6634

Mexican

Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar menlogrill.com 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-330-2790 MP Mongolian BBQ 700 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-853-1118

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Best French Restaurant

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Left Bank offers a casual, charming brasserie setting where diners feast upon classic southern French cuisine.

Happy Hours Offered Everyday 3-6pm and 9pm-close 635 Santa Cruz Avenue Menlo Park, CA | (650) 473-6543 Mon-Thurs 11:30am-10pm; Fri 11:30am-11pm; Sat 11:00am-11:00pm; Sun 11am-10pm www.PaloAltoOnline.com • DINING OUT 2015 • 19


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

Japanese

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

Burgers

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Piccolo Ristorante Italiano piccoloristoranteitaliano.com 651 Oak Grove, Suite H, Menlo Park 650-326-1314

Italian

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The Refuge refugesc.com 1143 Crane St., Menlo Park 650-319-8197

Burgers

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Restaurant 3000 restaurant3000.com 3000 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park 650-926-9528

California Cuisine

$$

Shiok! shiokkitchen.com 1137 Chestnut St., Menlo Park 650-838-9448

Singaporean

$$

Stacks stacksrestaurant.com 600 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park 650-838-0066

American

$$

Su Hong To Go suhong.com 630 Menlo Ave., Menlo Park 650-322-4631

Chinese

$$

Sultana thesultana.net 1149 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-322-4343

Middle Eastern

$$

Trellis trellisrestaurant.com 1077 El Camino Real, Menlo Park 650-326-9028

Italian

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MOUNTAIN VIEW Agave agaveca.com 194 Castro St., Mountain View 650-969-6767

Mexican

$$

Alexander’s Patisserie www.alexanderspatisserie.com 209 Castro St., Mountain View 650-864-9999

Bakery

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

Thai

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Delicious Italian Food in Beautiful Downtown Los Altos Enjoy Our Pastas, Pizzas, Salads, Entrees And Daily Specials Prepared With The Freshest Seasonal Ingredients.

100 State Street • Los Altos • 650.949.2400 www.pompeiiristorante.com Open Daily for Lunch and Dinner

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Best Salad in Palo Alto!

Consider catering for your next event with healthy choices from our catering menu.

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Mon - Sat: 11am-9pm • 168 University Ave, Palo Alto • 650.323.7688 www.cafesprout.com www.PaloAltoOnline.com • DINING OUT 2015 • 21


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Brunch

Amber India amber-india.com 2290 W. El Camino Real, Ste. 9, Mountain View 650-968-7511

Indian

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Bierhaus bierha.us 383 Castro St., Mountain View 650-396-7010

Burgers

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Blue Line Pizza bluelinepizza.com 146 Castro St., Mountain View 650-938-7888

Pizza

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Buffalo buffalomv.com 292 Castro St., Mountain View 650-282-5096

Burgers

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Bushido Izakaya bushidoizakaya.com 156 Castro St., Mountain View 650-386-6821

Japanese

$$

Cafe Baklava cafebaklava.com 341 Castro St., Mountain View 650-969-3835

Middle Eastern

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Casa Lupe casalupemv.com 459 Castro St., Mountain View 650-965-2944

Mexican

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Cascal cascalrestaurant.com 400 Castro St., Mountain View 650-940-9500

Middle Eastern

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Chez TJ cheztj.com 938 Villa St., Mountain View 650-964-7466

French

$$$$

Clarke’s Charcoal Broiler clarkes.com 615 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View 650-967-0851

Burgers

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Cocina Central cocinacentral.com 2590 W. El Camino Real, Suite 13, Mountain View 650-397-5996

Mexican

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

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Dinner

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Cooking Papa mycookingpapa.com/CP_MV.htm 1962 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View 650-988-6809

Chinese

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Doppio Zero dzpizzeria.com 160 Castro St., Mountain View 650-938-4147

Pizza

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Ephesus ephesusrestaurant.net 185 Castro St., Mountain View 650-625-8155

Greek, Turkish

$$

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

Mexican

$$

Five Guys Burgers & Fries fiveguys.com 2098 El Camino Real, Mountain View 650-962-1882

Burgers

$

Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas gochifusiontapas.com 1036 Castro St., Mountain View 650-965-8301

Japanese

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La Costena m.mainstreethub.com/lacostena 235 E. Middlefield Road, Mountain View 650-967-0507

Mexican

$

La PanotiQ lapanotiq.com 331 Castro St., Mountain View 650-691-9486

Bakery, cafes

$$

Mixx mixxmv.com 420 Castro St., Mountain View 650-966-8124

American

$$

Morocco’s Restaurant MoroccosRestaurant.com 873 Castro St., Mountain View 650-968-1502

Moroccan

$$

Pacific Catch Fresh Fish Grill pacificcatch.com/location/mountain-view/ 545 San Antonio Road, Mountain View 650-941-1810

Seafood

$$$

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

Indian

$$

Paul Martin’s American Grill paulmartinsamericangrill.com 545 San Antonio Road, Mountain View 650-917-9941

American

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Red Rock Coffee Co. redrockcoffee.com 201 Castro St., Mountain View 650-967-4473

Cafes, Sandwiches

$

Scratch scratchmtnview.com 401 Castro St., Mountain View 650-237-3131

American

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Shell Shock shellshockrestaurant.com 124 Castro St., Mountain View 650-988-8880

Seafood

$$$

Stein’s Beer Garden steinsbeergarden.com 895 Villa St., Mountain View 650-963-9568

American

$$

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

Burgers, American

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

Italian

$$

Veggie Grill veggiegrill.com 565 San Antonio Road, #26, Mountain View 650-559-1535

Vegetarian

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Xanh Restaurant xanhrestaurant.com 110 Castro St. , Mountain View 650-964-1888

Vietnamese

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BEYOND PALO ALTO Alice’s Restaurant alicesrestaurant.com 17288 Skyline Blvd., Woodside 650-851-0303

Burgers, American

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

American

Buck’s of Woodside buckswoodside.com 3062 Woodside Road, Woodside 650-851-8010

American

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

Chinese

Cho’s Mandarin Dim Sum 209 1st St., Los Altos 650-326-4632

Chinese

$

The Mountain Terrace themountainterrace.com 17285 Skyline Blvd., Woodside 650-851-1606

American

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

California Cuisine

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The Village Pub thevillagepub.net 2967 Woodside Road, Woodside 650-851-9888

American

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Woodside Bakery and Cafe woodsidebakery.com 3052 Woodside Road, Woodside 650-851-0812

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Celebrating 25 Years in Menlo Park! A family owned and operated Café with a relaxing, casual atmosphere.

A Neighborhood Gem Two Specialities in one Place An Eatery and A Market

Exhibiting local artists, Featuring live music for the community.

Eatery offers inventive, seasonal cocktails complimented by Chef Josh’s deliciously crafted menu items.

Open Sun/Monday, 7am - 4pm, Breakfast/lunch all day & Tues -Sat, 7am -9pm (Friday until 10pm), Breakfast is served until noon, Dinner Features start at 4pm

Our small Market features house pastas, sauces, foccacia, house sausages, meatballs, salumi and more for you to take away and enjoy.

650-327-0830

650-600-8095

Open Tuesday through Saturdays All of our ingredients are locally sourced, organic and sustailable

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The Valley’s Best Burritos Have Moved

520 CHEF’S TABLE AT GARDEN COURT HOTEL

2014 “Huge and very, very good!” —SJ Mercury “…best burritos in the Silicon Valley” —Sunset Magazine Voted Best Burrito for 16 years —Mtn. View Voice PA L O A LT O W E E K LY “ B E S T O F ” H A L L O F FA M E W I N N E R

Ample parking and seating at new location OR — Let us bring our Custom Burrito Bar to you! SUPERB Corporate & private CATERING for 25-1,000 The finest since 1976 8am-10pm • 365 days

BE OUR GUEST THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH AT 6:30PM Join us for an intimate evening of culinary artistry. Reserve your seat to this special dining event. RESERVATIONS: WWW.GARDENCOURT.COM or (650) 323-1912

235 E Middlefield Rd. Mountain View (650) 967-0507 www.costena.com

520 COWPER STREET | DOWNTOWN PALO ALTO

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LA BODEGUITA

DEL MEDIO BAR + RESTAURANT Since opening in 1997, La Bodeguita del Medio has become one of Palo Alto’s favorite dining destinations. We feature Cuban inspired cuisine, and also offer a full bar with an extensive list of aged rums, traditional spirits, great beers and diverse selection of wines by the glass. Come and visit for lunch, dinner or perhaps just a mojito and Cuban sandwich.

We hope to see you soon! Open Monday-Friday fro lunch and dinner Saturday, dinner only. Close Sunday. Dinner reservations are recommended.

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463 S. California Ave, Palo Alto | www.labodeguita.com | 650-326-7762 | LA

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Carpaccio, is celebrating 28 years and is a multiple time Readers’ Choice best Italian restaurant winner. Located in downtown Menlo Park, diners experience the best Italian Cuisine 2014 while enjoying the vibrant decor. Ciya and Bob, are longtime familiar figures greeting patrons.

Bob and Ciya

Northern Italian Cuisine Open for lunch Monday - Friday 11:30 - 2 Y Lite lunch Monday - Friday 2 - 5 Dinner Monday - Thursday 5 - 9:30 Y Friday & Saturday 5 - 10 Y Sunday 5 - 9

1120 Crane Street • Menlo Park • 650.322.1211 carpaccio@carpaccios.com 28 • DINING OUT 2015 • www.PaloAltoOnline.com

Dining Out 2015  

The Palo Alto Weekly's 2015 Dining Out special publication.