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Sundance The Steakhouse

1921 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1122
+1 650-321-6798
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (98 reviews)
“steak” (143 reviews)
“baked potato” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1921 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1122
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1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great place close to Stanford University. The food is great and the service is very good. The decor is very nice. It is a bit pricey.

Thank WombatBen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best steak house I know around here. We had a great evening, good atmosphere, friendly service. Reservation recommended.

Thank ranchodrive
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner on the 11st of Sept 2018. The place is beautiful, ambience and lighting are similar to classic steakhouses in nyc. After we sat, we were given the menus. I asked for any specials of the day, and were told a few specials....More

Thank Freddie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy going to Sundance for lunch. The food is always good & the service is excellent. The Wait Staff is very friendly, attentive & professional. My water glass is always full & they want to make sure I have everything I need. I really...More

Thank michaelkT1957ZO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy the prime rib. They are known for that. Great Early Bird Special. It's a super deal! Service is consistently good. Atmosphere is lovely.

Thank NH G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve visited Sundance on a couple different occasions and both times it has been nothing shy of spectacular. From the delicious food to the great staff, it’s easily become one of our must do activities when we visit. Great food, great staff, great value all...More

Thank Vegasdja
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great food at a great price from 5-6pm. Prime rib was delicious, with side dish and salad included. They have a separate vegetarian menu upon request. My spouse had a vegetarian pasta she really enjoyed. Service was excellent.

Thank chriskuo
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you are a happy hour/ sunset dinner fan, than the Sundance Steakhouse is pretty much known for that!!!

Thank 55Mickey
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I never really loved this place. My steak is never anything special. I did not like the lobster. Drinks are good, service is great, but the dark wood ambiance isn't something I enjoy. Its a small cramped up restaurant.

Thank Rita Z
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Took my son and his friends out to celebrate his upcoming wedding. I arrived early to get an old magnum of wine decanted and to have a drink in the bar. The young lady at the front desk was very nice, took my wine and...More

1  Thank Kevin M
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Tom C
9 June 2018|
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Response from Les H | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure you can. The ambience of Sundance adds to the great food so dine in if you can.
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ladyjudy419
20 June 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Casual to formal is the attire that I have also observed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1921 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1122
    (Stanford Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-321-6798
  • E-mail
Description
Since its opening in 1974, prime steaks and martinis have never gone out of style at this Palo Alto institution. The atmosphere is very clubby with fireplaces, dark wood, sports memorabilia and plush leather booths tucked into the many nooks throughout the dining room. Famous for their slow-roasted prime rib & hand-cut U.S.D.A Prime Steaks, they also offer fresh seafood, cold water lobster tail & succulent shellfish. The 23 oz. Bone-In Rib eye Steak is the "Boss' Favorite" while the Double Cut Filet Mignon runs a close second. Sundance is respected for serving the best food money can buy coupled with value & simplicity – a welcome relief for serious food & steak aficionados. The menu is supported by an award-winning wine list that features over 400 selections focusing on highly allocated Napa Valley Cabernets & Sonoma Pinot Noirs. Exceptional ratings & numerous restaurant awards rank Sundance the Steakhouse as a true dining destination.
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