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4290 Bistro

4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4404
+1 650-628-0145
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible0%
24 Jun 2016
“Tasted food”
5 Apr 2016
“The Bistro”
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4404
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

The menu is extensive and the food is very tasted. Actually for the money you pay it is a good deal. The service is good as well.

Thank David Z
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Had last-minute dinner at the Bistro with friends who were staying at other properties in the area because there was a gas leak in my house. Needless to say, it was very busy- must have been a few groups staying there at the time. All...More

Thank Nicholas W
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Limited menu with unappealing options that just leaving you wanting to leave and find something else, unfortunate as the hotel that is attached to this is good, as are the staff, they just need a consultant chef to come in and give the menu a...More

Thank andy_from_uk
Reviewed 17 June 2015

I had a chicken entre on Sunday and a pork entre the next day. Both entres were served fresh and hot and very good. I was too full to finish the entire meal.

Thank Anick S
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Staffs are great, impeccable service and good food. Highly recommended!!! Order Grilled Salmon Salad and it was delicious. Good arrays of breakfast but for the room rate, it was not impressive. Could have done better.

Thank BNE25
Reviewed 3 March 2014

This is a hotel bar, but does have a nice personal feel. I spent a week at the hotel on business and found myself down there most evenings for a glass of wine and dinner. There were several other women there on business; a comfortable...More

Thank DebbieDLondon
Reviewed 20 September 2013

I eat breakfast here a ltd hen I stay in the hotel (its part of the Crown Plaza). The breakfast is very very average - basic stuff poorly cooked. They have a breakfast buffet but they close it as 9am sharp - no exceptions as...More

Thank GDM70
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Food was excellent! Service was superb! The dining area was very welcoming. Only problem, was the helping was too large!

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 21 July 2012

The Sunday brunch buffet offers many choices of pasta, salad, french toast, quiche, many more hot dishes, and varieties of fruits and deserts. The best is the cooked to order omelets and eggs, plus drinks and champagne. Great food and great service. They make sure...More

1  Thank y2012
Reviewed 11 May 2012

We were staying at this hotel, and hence we are here on a couple of occassions. The portions were quite sumptious, and the food was reasonably well made, but the restaurant had scant decor, there's nothing called atmosphere to look forward to and the service...More

Thank SameerSah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-628-0145
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