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Green Elephant Gourmet

3950 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4733
+1 650-494-7391
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
4:30 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3950 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4733
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

The atmosphere is fine, it is quiet. The food is mediocre to poor. We've been here a few times because of convenience. We just do not get the raves! Meat dishes have very little meat, likewise for shrimp, pot stickers are soggy, veggies o=are overcooked.

Thank judy845wea
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Large quantities do not cover up for quality , the food arrives without order ( second dish together with first ...)

Thank Elizur
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We ordered take out , concentrating on the Burmese Menu. We ordered the Tea Leaf Salad (which was okay), the Pumpkin Chicken (gloppy sauce and a couple of pieces of chicken) and the Nan Gyi Dok --Coconut Chicken Rice Noodles (needed more seasoning). The egg...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The restaurant serves both Burmese and Chinese food. We had the tea leaf salad, which was excellent. Also chicken with black beans and pumpkin chicken. The food was served quickly and was well prepared.

Thank EllenHF
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This place is trying to please too many cuisines, Burmese, Thai, and Chinese. The Chinese dishes are not done well, but it makes up the bulk of the lunch menu. I ordered the chicken curry off of the lunch menu (which seems to focus on...More

Thank JFriday415
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I came for dinner before going to a play at Lucie Stern. The restaurant is conveniently located in a strip mall, so there's ample parking. The hostess warmly welcomed us when we walked in and seated us almost immediately in the comfortable...More

Thank Monkeyed
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have been going here for many years. The food is good and the service is great. Very friendly staff. Try the Tea leaf Salad and Chinese Sausage Fried Rice. Explore the menu! There is something for everyone! Spicy or not.

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Wonderful, friendly service, never had better. Food quality very high and very consistent. Try it, you'll like it

Thank zebra27355067
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Lunch with a friend to celebrate CNY and the food and service was very good. I had chicken curry which was kind of bland to me and my friend had shrimp stir fry with cashews. The food was fresh and good just not spicy enough...More

Thank Mac C
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The stand out for us was the tea leaf salad. Otherwise, everything else was just okay. The spice level was good and the service was fine.

Thank Sharon L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3950 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4733
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-494-7391
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