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Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar

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100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235 (Sand Hill Road)
+1 650-330-2790
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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El Sobrante, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was a difficult visit to a highly rated restaurant. The staff was pleasant but made several rookie mistakes. It must have been training day. First of all they brought the wrong chicken, grilled not fried. In between long gaps in attention the food was good but not great. The final straw was the heavy and greasy beignets. We will... More 

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James M, Manager at Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar, responded to this review

I want to offer my sincerest apologies for your very regrettable experience. It is never our intent to offer anything that is not of the highest quality and served by a professional wait staff. Nobody ever wants to receive a review such as yours, but I appreciate you taking the time to let us know what you experienced on your... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Well prepared American grill classics with smart, professional service. Sunday night prime rib dinner is a steal and well worth the trip. And there is no corkage charge so bring your own special aged bottle.

Thank Calistoga Grower
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Menlo Park overnight and had dinner in bar. Food was delicious wit a good choice. Service was good and staff very pleasant as efficent

Thank Dolores G
San Jose, California
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164 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great dinner. Service was spot on, drinks were good, food was perfect. This is a cute little intimate place to eat. It's December, so we couldn't eat outside, but the patio looks great. The sea bass was spot on, definitely worth getting. I will be back.

Thank akadad
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55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been camped at the Stanford Park Hotel for 6 days so far. The Menlo Grill is inside the hotel. We have had many meals here & all 5 of us have been very happy. The menu is limited but still has a nice variety of choices. We all recommend the Grill & Bar.

Thank Flowerful
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located inside the Stanford Park Hotel, this place is a sweet treasure which serves delicious good burgers and other basic comfort food perfectly cooked in a pinch!

Thank pinotgrigi0
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here perhaps 20 times and I have never regretted it. I love the small but quality menu. The filet is almost perfect. Calimari and hummus rule. Go out of your way to go there.

Thank Ludgatecircus15
Hastings on Hudson, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The farro risotto is a gem; the meats are great and the salads are generous. The restaurant decor is plain vanilla, but it's quiet and a good place for a conversation. And there are no parking hassles.

Thank deewhy54
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The food and service here were strong. We ate 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners here during our stay, and everything was very tasty, and the serving staff were excellent. Well done!

Thank The_Refined_Horse
Menlo Park, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times and never been disappointed. I've had a full fancy lunch like grilled salmon with greens and also been here for a salad and soup. There is always something tasty on the menu and the service has always been perfect. Don't tell anyone, but sitting by the fireplace in the bar area is by far... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
    (Sand Hill Road)
  • Public Transportation: Cal Train - Menlo Park.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-330-2790
A classic American grill with a warm and inviting neighborhood feel. The relaxed setting offers casual, yet sophisticated, dining with a menu that highlights regional and seasonal ingredients. An extensive wine-by-the-glass and craft brew selection is also featured.Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks.

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