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Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar

100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
+1 650-330-2790
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

I have not had a bad meal here. There are many hiqh quality California cuisine options here and something for everyone. Their food is very good and worth the cost.

Thank renee94903
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Love the recent addition of live music Thurs-Sun at Menlo Grill. The food is good and the ambiance pleasant. The service outdoors was ... slow. Maybe they need to rethink the server numbers on music nights.

Thank 763amy
Reviewed 28 August 2018

On Sunday nights the restaurant serves a prime rib special -- $20 for an 8-oz. piece. $25 for 12 ounces. Go for the $25 version -- it's bigger and better. I like a rare cut, and what arrived at the table was just right. The...More

Thank Diana D
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a prompt well done breakfast. A little too expensive. Comfortable dining area that spills into comfy outdoor space

Thank MandevilleDad
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Arriving late in Palo Alto, there aren't very many places still open and serving after 9pm. The Menlo Grill was not only open, but welcoming. The burger was delicious although a bit on the expensive side. The staff was kind even though we were the...More

Thank eveybp
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Ordered a cocktail (they were out of it) so subbed another. It was uninspired and tasteless. For starters, we tried hummus and guac plates. All were completely forgettable. Son ordered the “friday special” of cod and fries. Waiter says “we are out but we have...More

Thank shan262
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

With no corkage, I’ve brought great wines a found the filet, flat iron steak and hamburger to be excellent. REALLY, surprisingly excellent meat. Take advantage of the greatly reduced price by bringing your own wine!!!

Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Menu selection was okay and food was uninspiring. The service was very poor - the waiter got the colour of the wine wrong! Need I say any more. Would not recommend.

Thank foodie_wanderlust
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Running a restaurant is all about integrity- Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar combines sophistication and delivering to that promise! this restaurant delivers!

1  Thank perfectionist2016
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We had dinner on a mid week evening. Great seating outside in the courtyard. Professional, superb and attentive service. Great food too. Busy place with lots of business travelers.

Thank hasmar2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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