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Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar

100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
+1 650-330-2790
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“lamb rack” (2 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is part of an interesting old hotel. The service was very good and the waiter was helpful with recommendations. My husband and I both ordered different meals and both were very happy with our selections. The atmosphere was comfortable and most of the...More

Thank TravelersAnon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and great outside garden. We liked the food, the atmosphere and garden. It's a good place to host business a business dinner close by Stanford.

Thank Silke S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here before on business and enjoyed it so much I brought my wife with me this time. The courtyard is so great with its twinkle lights, fire pits, and live music (relaxed atmosphere). The service was excellent as usual and this time they...More

Thank Danstraindepot
James M, Manager at Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Danstraindepot, Many thanks for the great review! It sounds like you and your wife had a wonderful evening. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our courtyard atmosphere & music while dining. We hope you have a chance to return soon as well!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A party of four was there for dinner. The Caesar salad was odd. The chef used iceberg lettuce rather than romaine. There was no evidence of garlic nor parmesan cheese. I would not order this again. The waitress represented that "First Round" - steamed clams,...More

Thank FoodandWineTonight
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Menlo Grill is a bit of a hidden gem in Menlo Park. The food is fabulous most of the time, with short rib as one of our favorites. We love that they allow you to bring in outside wine and do not charge a corkage...More

Thank JimSanDieg0
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Need a chill place for good food, great atmosphere and drinks.....this is it!! Great salmon Caesar salad. Great place for a nice chat, little reading and refreshments.

Thank R A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is great! We stay at the Stanford Park Hotel whenever we are in town and love the food and atmosphere at the Grill. Favorite tables are in the bar/lounge area- especially in winter when you can sit by the fireplace. An added perk...More

Thank JoAnne D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

happy hour menu is very limited. of the two taco choices on the 4 item menu they had ran out of chicken at 35 minutes into the happy hour. You have to order and hand carry your drinks at the mobile bar. You also have...More

Thank parniank2017
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food was good, prices seemed reasonable for a nice hotel. Even wine wasn't overpriced. Quiet atmosphere. Good bar.

Thank trip atkins
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Just happened to be staying at the Stanford Park Hotel which hosts the Menlo Grill Bistro and Bar. The Bar had an excellent selection of beers and wines. I had the hanger steak and it was excellent. The steak and sides were wonderful. Also had...More

Thank jeffdntx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-5235
    (Sand Hill Road)
  • Public Transportation: Cal Train - Menlo Park.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-330-2790
  • E-mail
A classic American grill with a warm and inviting neighborhood feel. The relaxed setting offers casual, yet sophisticated, dining with a menu that highlights regional and seasonal ingredients. An extensive wine-by-the-glass and craft brew selection is also featured.Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks.
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