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Cafe Del Sol

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1010 Doyle St, Ste 1, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4518
+1 650-326-2501
11:00 - 09:30
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Palo Alto, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go-to restaurant for casual dinners out, as a couple or with more friends. The food is good, imaginative, nicely plated, and very well served. Waiters are professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. Special requests are observed ("less hot, please", for example) and single diners are made to feel comfortable, I have observed. The only slight negative I can think... More 

Thank 177jim
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I went here with work colleagues. The waitress was very knowledgeable about the menu. I had the shrimps with garlic and rice. Very tasty and gluten free.

Thank JulesInOxford
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have been coming here for a long time. Originally we could not believe how inexpensive it was for the quality of food and service. They always have nice white table cloth on and the food decoration is very nice. We were never disappointed no matter how many times we come here. It's behind the main street, but locals all... More 

Thank ishikyo
Menlo Park
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Family owned, wonderful regional food from their region in Mexico. Great servers, friendly atmosphere.

Thank Sharon B
Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Wow. The atmosphere at Café Del Sol is light and relaxed, a great place to go for lunch or dinner. The staff is professional, friendly, and attentive. The food? If you appreciate Mexican cuisine that is not heavy and that is made from fresh ingredients seasoned and combined in a fashion that is both tasty and healthy, I think you'll... More 

Thank Sonny_Steele
Santa Ana, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

We go here every chance we get to experience their unique combinations. A great way to break the chain store Tex-Mex habit. Chips and salsa are very tasty with great beer and wine selection to enhance a truly different experience. Something for everyone with traditional and more creative choices. You will pay for the quality as Cafe Del Sol does... More 

Thank Ulta2d
Woodinville, Washington
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193 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here for years. The food is quite good, if sometimes uneven. The mole is great, as are the potato taco appetizers. This time I had the ceviche (good) and the Halibut with mango salsa (very tasty although the Halibut was overcooked and dry). Maybe next time I will stick with the tried and true.

Thank dsegleau
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Well prepared Tex-Mex staples but portions are small and prices are high for what you get. Meals are served with a thimbleful of salsa and asking for more results in an unannounced charge.

Thank Calistoga Grower
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Dinner on my own had the fish tacos and a glass of wine. They served complimentary tortilla chips and salsa/sour cream. Service was a little slow but the food was good.

Thank Lisa S
San Francisco
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

I have been to this place several times. I must say that I love their green salsa - it is delicious! Out of all the dishes I have tried I loved the chicken tostada salad. There were pieces of fresh mango which added to the taste. The service is good and I would recommend this place if you are looking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 Doyle St, Ste 1, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4518
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-2501

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