We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

St. Michael's Alley

140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
+1 650-326-2530
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Closes in 19 min
11:30 am - 2:00 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (122)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Had a wonderful dinner with a friend at St. Michael's Alley. The place is inviting and has a neighborhood feel. We sat in the bar area at a table by the window. Perfect for 2. The food was delicious - beet salad, swordfish and chocolate...More

1  Thank KosmoK
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We have eaten at St. Michael's Alley many times on visits to our good friends who live in the area. Our dinner in December was as good if not better than in the past. Our party of six was given an ideal round table, the...More

Thank Saranne M
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Our group of 23 was accommodated in a comfortable private room. The prepared menus offer all something they enjoyed. The dishes were all flavourful and unique. The staff was fast and attentive.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Well executed dishes, and as a European visitor, the menu offers some options exploring previously un-encountered combination of ingredients. Good atmosphere and service. Worth the trip.

Thank haslam888
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went there for an early dinner, last week. The indication was “the best restaurant for scallops in Palo Alto”. And they sure are the best. The scallops were delicious and the sides were well chosen. Service was top class and the dessert was a perfect...More

Thank Hwhale45
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Lunch was excellent. Beet and asparagus salad delicious. Sea bass entree light and tasty. Peach bread pudding a real treat. We ate in the dining room for the air conditioning. Patio is cute too. Not a place for a quick lunch. Leisurely pace.

Thank 101,547
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Went for an early dinner. Even though the restaurant was bought out for a private event we were encouraged to come and sit in the bar area. Turned out to be perfect. Quiet, intimate seating. Casual elegance. Perfect service (I rarely say that). The food...More

Thank JLCCalifornia
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had a great evening here - super food, great atmosphere and first-class service. I had the skirt steak which was superb. Highly recommended - and great selection of cocktails too!

Thank AquaNickOx
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Worked with Jenny in booking my group dinner and everything went smoothly. I didn't attend but received great feedback from my executive team. The semi-private room was the perfect size and all felt they were able to converse with everyone sitting on the table. Everyone...More

Thank LovestoVacayalways
Reviewed 17 May 2017

They have round tables that are perfect for six people and, surprise these days, you can actually hear each other. The ambience is great! Our group had difficulty deciding what to order from the menu because there were too many good choices. I went for...More

Thank jlg3000
Nearby HotelsSee all 27 hotels in Palo Alto
Nobu Hotel, Epiphany Palo Alto
450 reviews
.29 km away
The Westin Palo Alto
680 reviews
.31 km away
The Clement Hotel
69 reviews
.31 km away
Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
793 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Palo Alto Creamery Fountain & Grill
328 reviews
.30 km away
Reposado Restaurant
347 reviews
.31 km away
143 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rodin Sculpture Garden
65 reviews
1.41 km away
Anderson Collection at Stanford University
34 reviews
1.28 km away
Cantor Arts Center
427 reviews
1.35 km away
The Stanford Theatre
91 reviews
.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St. Michael's Alley staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-2530
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing