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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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Opens in 22 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Menlo Grill Bistro is the place to go for a special occasion or an important business dinner. The venue has class and oozes 'fine dining', with a warm and welcoming ambiance and decor. The menu is tempting throughout and the service was to a high...More

Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Good plan for a lazy late lunch. The staff is very attentive. The menu is limited but most items are quite good.

Thank BamaGreg
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My wife and I had some pleasant lunches and dinners at the Menlo Grill. But our last dinner there was a disaster. We sat outside in the attractive garden and waited for a long time before anyone came to take our drink orders. Then, ordering...More

Thank EegleI
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Business meeting at Stanford Plaza Hotel's dining room (Menlo Grill). Really comfortable place to talk and eat.

Thank John P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The restaurant is part of an interesting old hotel. The service was very good and the waiter was helpful with recommendations. My husband and I both ordered different meals and both were very happy with our selections. The atmosphere was comfortable and most of the...More

Thank TravelersAnon
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and great outside garden. We liked the food, the atmosphere and garden. It's a good place to host business a business dinner close by Stanford.More

Thank Silke S
James M, Manager at Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Silke S, I'm glad to hear you found both the atmosphere of our outside garden area and your meal so enjoyable! Thank you for sharing your review. We hope to see you again soon, whether it be for business or pleasure, we would love...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I've been here before on business and enjoyed it so much I brought my wife with me this time. The courtyard is so great with its twinkle lights, fire pits, and live music (relaxed atmosphere). The service was excellent as usual and this time they...More

Thank Danstraindepot
James M, Manager at Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Hi Danstraindepot, Many thanks for the great review! It sounds like you and your wife had a wonderful evening. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our courtyard atmosphere & music while dining. We hope you have a chance to return soon as well!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

A party of four was there for dinner. The Caesar salad was odd. The chef used iceberg lettuce rather than romaine. There was no evidence of garlic nor parmesan cheese. I would not order this again. The waitress represented that "First Round" - steamed clams,...More

Thank FoodandWineTonight
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Menlo Grill is a bit of a hidden gem in Menlo Park. The food is fabulous most of the time, with short rib as one of our favorites. We love that they allow you to bring in outside wine and do not charge a corkage...More

Thank JimSanDieg0
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Need a chill place for good food, great atmosphere and drinks.....this is it!! Great salmon Caesar salad. Great place for a nice chat, little reading and refreshments.

Thank R A
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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