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St. Michael's Alley

140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
+1 650-326-2530
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant is well established with consistently fine, fresh food, fair prices and a nice quiet atmosphere. Service is right on, not too much but waitstaff and bus staff know when and how to do their jobs. Menus feature seasonal vegetables. Nothing is too adventurous...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 15 July 2016

First i would like to say that if you intend to go there for lunch make sure you have a reservation otherwise you will have to sit at the bar not because they are booked in the back room but not sure what the reason...More

1  Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 28 May 2016

One of our favorite restaurants in Palo Alto. It is tucked off the main drag, but well worth a visit. Their focus is on really tasty seasonal cuisine (always have 5-6 specials) which are very creatively prepared. This time we had the asparagus salad, swordfish,...More

Thank mojo2018zabivaka
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The restaurant does not open until 10am which is fine what we did not know was you are suppose to get there early they open doors at 9.30am for you to put your name on the list to be called, this is where I had...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This favorite is a wonderful breakfast place. The monkey pancakes are a must try but all of their dishes are flavorful and satisfying. If you haven't been here try this place..you won't be disappointed..

Thank Kate197065
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This was my second and likely not my last visit to St. Michael's. One of my favorite aspects of this restaurant is the different areas you can sit. The more casual bar, two different dining "rooms" , private dining as well as alfresco dining when...More

1  Thank MeAgain8
Reviewed 2 March 2016

St. Michael's Alley in downtown Palo Alto has two things I look for in a restaurant. First, because I go out to socialize and talk, I do not want loud music and noice. St. Michael's Alley is quiet, stylish, and comfortable. Seond, food. I can...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Lovely business dinner for nine on a Thursday night in a surprisingly packed restaurant. Eclectic and deceptively small-looking menu that offers a lot of interesting, very fresh food, a staff that knows what it is doing even during a full house. Reservations are a must...More

Thank rnarisetti
Reviewed 4 February 2016

St. Michael's Alley has been around seemingly forever in Palo Alto. It's always served good food with friendly, knowledgable wait staff; but the new location on Homer simply enhances the dining experience in many ways. You feel like you're eating in someone's dining room. Most...More

Thank Playball925
Reviewed 22 January 2016

An outstanding restaurant. Truly distinctive and delicious food, friendly staff, and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Shelley F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-2530
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