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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OH MY - What a disappointment. A nice meal with unacceptable service. I dined at Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar earlier this evening. Instead of getting back to work, I am taking time for an unflattering review. First the good part: Terrific ambiance, quite suitable...More

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

Dear Rich, Nobody ever wants to receive a review such as yours, but I appreciate you taking the time to let us know what you experienced last night at dinner. You have my sincerest apologies. As you pointed out, the lack of service or simple...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brunch was good but the dining room is a bit dull and needs a refurbishment. Wait staff was excellent. By contrast, the bar area is very welcoming and having a drink in front of the fireplace is the perfect end to the day. Loved the...More

Thank Ely3761
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had high hopes for the Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar based on hearing the hotel is very nice. I found the food to be pretty average - we had calamari, hummus & veggies, guacamole & chips plus main dishes. The miso halibut that I...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The menu keeps changing but there are some essential favourites that always stay like the Garlic Hummus with vegetables and naan. The desserts this time were all different from what i have had earlier .. sorely missed the Bread Pudding which was a delight to...More

Thank gauravs09
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I had to wait 10-12 minutes in the restuarant and no one ever approached me to greet me or even offer a glass of water. I did see one server but he clearly could not handle the large number of diners. Hence, too many diners...More

Thank jamesprovenzale7
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I stay at a lot of hotels and eat at a lot of hotel restaurants. This one is special. It is a restaurant you would seek out even if you were not staying at the hotel. The food is fun, creative, and luxurious. From seafood...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Usually hotel connected restaurants are questionable, but the food here is really good. We had the daily special trout and the Chilean sea bass. We shared our entrees and the sea bass is the best I have ever had. Will definitely return.

Thank Madhatr
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I ate in the bar because the restaurant seems noisy. The food was average. I had a steak salad. The service was very poor. They had a lot of patio tables which would be fun to have lunch or drink at. But, the were not...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A wonderful restaurant in Menlo. You can bring up to two bottles of wine with no corkage fee. The setting and service are excellent. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu!

Thank TrojanGal
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We enjoyed both lunch and dinner at Menlo Park Grill. it was very convenient as we were staying at Stanford Park Hotel. The menu has a nice selection of food and wine. There is a full bar. I found the food to be fresh and...More

Thank Brenda J
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Rachel B
do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio
29 August 2015|
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Response from Cheryl B | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately they do not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 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, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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.