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Cook's Seafood

751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
+1 650-325-0604
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cod” (11 reviews)
“clam chowder” (8 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (6 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 8:30 pm Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife is a native New Englander and very fussy about her Chowder. We had lunch by chance at Cook's and she was clearly impressed. The place is nothing fancy, the service is paper and plastic, but the food is good and it's clearly popular.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Reviewed 9 December 2017

If you're an old line San Francisco person, you know that there is nothing like fresh local crab right out of the ocean. Never frozen, canned, brought in from afar. But it's not just the crustaceans, it's how it's cooked, cleaned, and cracked, and Cooks...More

Thank 99limaromeo
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Crab season just started and Cook's has the best crab that I can find, unless I'm on the coast and able to get to a harbor when the crab boats are coming in.

Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We go here every time we visit family in the area, and it never disappoints. This is a great place for fresh fish. I wish we had one where we live. Prices are reasonable and the help are great. Really a nice place for families.

Thank Nancy Beth M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Clean, comfortable,family friendly, restaurant the BEST fish you've ever had. Generous portions but don't miss the shrimp salad too.

Thank Debbey W
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

No frills but great fish and chips and also an exultant fresh fish market. On the moderate side of price but good food

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is the best place if you're craving clam chowder (new england style). Lots of clams, and a creamy chowder. (I also like the Fish Market, but Cook's puts more clams in, IMO.) A very casual atmosphere. Order at the counter, and they'll bring the...More

Thank CaTravel_10
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had salmon from here and it was super and reasonably priced. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank fuz13
Reviewed 13 May 2017

A fastfood place in the heart of Menlo Park! Cannot fault the food for being fresh and tasty/good. We expected something else, but boy oh boy, forget the ambience and you are in for a treat! Wine cheap, food good - hot and tasty! what...More

Thank BFO1964
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was in the mood for seafood. I ordered the local halibut and it was dry and terrible. Fries were not to my liking. Just bad. You order the food and they bring it to you. Not impressed and will not be back.

Thank Judy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-0604
We are a seafood restaurant and market in Menlo Park that has been delivering fresh, quality seafood since 1928.
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