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The Melt Stanford

Stanford Shopping Center, 181 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
+1 650-461-4450
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible6%
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“mac daddy” (2 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
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Stanford Shopping Center, 181 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The melt is a chain burger place we found in the Stanford mall. All these "new" burger places claim fresh beef and flavor.... the melt does not disappoint. Great burger! Loads of flavor and a really nice melt sauce that doesn't distract. The fries are...More

2  Thank TikiTex
Management response:Responded 20 June 2017

Hi TikiTex, Thank you so much for this awesome review. We are so honored to have been a part of your San Francisco experience and we hope to serve you again the next time you are in town. By the way, we have 2 Melt...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Good selection of food for almost anyone even if you are somewhat health conscious. My wife, niece and myself all enjoyed our individual selections. I had a chicken sandwich with cheese and sweet potato fries and the two women had different types of grilled cheese...More

1  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Ridiculous grilled cheese with mac and cheese sandwich, the Mac Daddy, made my spouse very happy. Certainly not something you could eat regularly! The new Patty Melt was okay, but lacked something and was just good, not great. Salads looked good at the tables around...More

1  Thank Michigancritter
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place specializes in the most unappetizing, thin, cheese sandwiches within a radius of at least 20 miles. The saving grace is that the sandwiches are small.

Thank LouiePaloAlto
Reviewed 26 December 2016

A hamburger fast food restaurant similar to Shake Shack but more technology oriented since it is in the Silicon Valley. Place your order on the iPad as if you are placing an online order - select/customize your burgers, add fries and drink, swipe your card,...More

Thank bijou2006
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

It was a Saturday full of people but people lined up. The grilled classic cheese sandwich uses sharp cheese and another was provolone and mushroom. The tomato soup was good tasted real not canned.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Looking for a place to grab a quick bite at the Stanford Mall. You can order at the "Fast Take" kiosk inside the restaurant if you don't need to give a complicated order. You can order any of the menu items, and customize them (like...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Located at the edge of the Stanford Shopping Center, this eatery uses all natural ingredients for burgers and other sandwiches. My family enjoyed a quick lunch with the grilled cheese and salads. Good fries and non-standard soft drinks (made with cane sugars) are served. This...More

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had been to The Melt once before, years ago. Our memories let us down a bit. First off, it took a VERY long time to get our order. My son and I had a Mac Daddy sandwich. The Mac & cheese inside the sandwich...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you like "gooy" delicious sanwhichs and easy to eat either sitting or walking, this is your place . . . I really liked it!

Thank PlaneLar
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stanford Shopping Center, 181 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-461-4450
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