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“Beautifully prepared meal”
Review of Flea Street Cafe

Flea Street Cafe
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Ranked #4 of 133 Restaurants in Menlo Park
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 50 - USD 150
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Avy Ave.
Description: 40 years ago and decades before it became popular, Jesse Cool led a movement of preparing and serving only fresh, in-season, organic and local...ingredient-driven meals. The flagship of that movement, Late for the Train (1979-2004) and Flea St. Cafe. Today we know sustainability works. When Jesse set out to open her first organic restaurants, critics said it couldn't be done. Yet, along with a dedicated staff and host local farmers, vintners, fishermen and ranchers, Jesse has proven that Sustainable Cuisine is not only viable but even a preferable business model too. To this day, Flea St. Cafe continues to garner recognition and awards for environmental achievement, business sustainability, and community service. Flea St. Cafe's kitchen is led by chef Charlie Parker. With a deep respect for its own unique culinary traditions as well as those of global trends in cuisine and diversity, Flea St Cafe has aged into one of the nations truly iconic sustainable dining locations.
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The entree was the most creative and delicious meal I've enjoyed in a California restaurant this year. The meal truly deserves an excellent rating,but the wine list wasn't expansive enough, in my humble opinion. Bring a bottle and pay the corkage...

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1  Thank Susan P
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We love love this venue and dine here often. Great for entertaining friends or a romantic meal. Very popular around holidays so make your reservations early. Menu always offers something new, something for everyone. Fabulous food and excellent, friendly service. Always a special treat to dine here.

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1  Thank CatalinaW
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of its farm to table approach to menu planning. The menu had several fantastic choices that it was hard to just choose one dish. I had the crab risotto. It was amazing. The flavors blended well together to make the dish a perfect choice. We were celebrating our nephew's graduation and they had a special congratulations card waiting at our table for him. The owner stopped by to greet us during the evening. She was delightful. The wait staff took great care to make sure that we enjoyed the evening. This definitely a go-to restaurant. Be sure to make reservation because it would be hard to get in without one.

2  Thank K2203BCsued
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This place was absolutely lovely. The atmosphere was calm and relaxing and inviting. The service was professional but also friendly and warm. There are a couple vegan small plates on the menu. There is no vegan main dish but the staff graciously accommodated my request. The vegan meal that the chef prepared for me was absolutely delicious. I would absolutely return and recommend.

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1  Thank JenCav_107
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I have been loving this place for many years, through its various locations and owners. Today I had a perfect grilled cheese stuffed with mild fresh sauerkraut and anointed with Russian dressing. Kind of a meatless Reuben, only better due to the rich gruyere. What a treat.

They always have epic soups. The cream of chicken and veggies today was light and silky.

Keep up the good work.

Thank Nativityscene
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