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“Great Gathering Spot” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Borrone

Cafe Borrone
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Menlo Park, California
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Gathering Spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

Very good food, a little pricey but it's worth it. Service is friendly and efficient. Fun and energetic gathering spot for any meal especially on a nice day. Very comfortable if you're on your own too. Popular with locals (and their dogs). Cafe Borrone and next-door Kepler's book store a source of pride for Menlo Park. Close to downtown, train and bus routes. Wonderful family that runs CB. Ask about their other restaurants as well. Can't go wrong here.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank 3DogDayMKK
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Menlo Park, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

This is a great place to people watch and enjoy the great outdoors. Oh and the breakfast is excellent.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Aaron B
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Menlo Park, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Borrone's is fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Borrone's is a fun place to go, especially on a Friday evening when a jazz band plays. I recommend Borrone for a drink as their meals can add up.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank LGortner
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Sunnyvale, California
2 reviews
“Lunch @ Cafe Borrone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Popular spot - always a long line if you arrive near noon. Hard to find seating either indoors or out on nice days. Good salads, sandwiches and drinks, a tempting dessert assortment. Love the Frosted Mocha on warm days. Expensive.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Allen T
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Menlo Park, California
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Food Quality and Variety Very Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Consistently good food and menu variety. Lunchtime, however, is a madhouse and you have to be prepared to wait for a table and, at times, your order. Servers (who serve your order number when it comes up) are young, and some inexperienced, but they're all friendly and try hard.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Maureen E B
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