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The Sea by Alexander

4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4405
+1 650-213-1111
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cotton candy” (19 reviews)
“hamachi shots” (18 reviews)
“truffle fries” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4405
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow, a fantastic dinner and dining experience. We were a party of six and everyone have high praises for this restaurant. Friendly staff with excellent service. We had all ordered their 5 course pre-fix menu. Everything was great but I really love the Hamachi shooter...More

Thank mhom001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of fresh fish and great steaks. Don't miss the lobster and cheese bread - it is amazing and they just keep on bringing it! The entrees were spectacular and expect some pink cotton candy with your dessert/bill. Wonderful experience.

Thank SpecialK8177
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A meal for 3, with two of us just having appetizers came to almost $300. Having said that, the food was outstanding. Had the wagyu steak ($35/oz with 4 oz minimum) which was perfectly done. Truffle fries were a hit as were the clam chowder....More

Thank AvidTraveller2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we were offered a table at the bar, we were worried. As it turned out, the table and service was excellent. Great food accompanied by sincere and attentive service. The wine was served with great panache, starters included octopus, tuna tartare and more. The...More

Thank ponnapa2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here in May and the food was good but not great; the service was uneven and somewhat snotty at times. We were wearing jeans and polo shirts and were looked up and down upon arrival but the front staff. Very odd! Maybe...More

Thank RichCalif
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I popped over for a quick meal, ended up having a beet and cache salad, with bone in NY steak, a martini and glass of wine ($120 with tip).

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Was here for our anniversary dinner and on my friend's recommendation. We had an absolutely superb experience. Well, one can't go wrong with the seafood here - the freshness, the presentation, the service, everything was worthy. We went the whole way - appetizer, entree and...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

we had a dinner meeting here in one of their private rooms and it was very nice. The food was great and the service was impeccable. We started off with cocktails and appetizers followed by a great salad, choice of entree (chicken, salmon, or steak)...More

Thank carlton96816
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had a delicious dinner at The Sea. The amuse bouch they served was so good, and our dishes were fresh and so so good.

Thank kalvarez60
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Came here last night as a present for my husband on his birthday. We had never been here before but we're told it was excellent. We were great d by the manager who welcomed us and gave my hubby a birthday card. In honor of...More

Thank Marcia K
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Cam T
1 February 2015|
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Response from jpanda168 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Since we do not drink, we are not aware if there is separate bar menu. We noticed their bar on the right upon entering the establishment. We saw patrons at the bar having mixed drinks and wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Valet Parking, Television, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4405
    (Dinah's Court)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-213-1111
  • E-mail
Description
The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse is the Bay Area’s premier seafood dining destination. Prepared with modern technique and flair, the restaurant distinguishes itself by focusing on rich scrumptious morsels from the sea. Chef Yu Min Lin bless contemporary cuisine with Japanese sensibility and ingredients to transform The Sea’s menu into the extraordinary.
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