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Nordstrom Cafe Bistro

550 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1421
+1 650-688-2614
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“club sandwich” (2 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
550 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1421
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

If you happen to be Shopping at Nordstrom in Dallas and are around at Lunchtime, try their Bistro, great value for a lunch, and I can especially recommend their French Onion Soup to start and then try their Club Sandwich which is superb. Service is...More

Thank Trenham Ian Weatherhead
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We just left the newly named Brazille/Nordstrom cafe and my husband's burger had a noticibly long hair in his food. The server offered to redo the order but after a few bites and seeing the hair, he lost his appetite. A few things to point...More

Thank Olivia K
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Met an old friend here and had reservations (it can be quite busy at lunch). Service was very good. We both had salads, mine with salmon and hers with mango. Both were very good. One was $19.50 and hers was $16.50. Nice lunch and we...More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 29 July 2017

For a department store cafe I was surprised at the choice on the menu and the quality of the food. The salad was excellent, great size, extremely tasty and very reasonably priced. However the service was poor. After being seated we were left for 20...More

Thank Travellover6128
Nordstrom_Reviews, Owner at Nordstrom Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and apologize for any disappointment. Please know, we've shared your concerns with our team. -Allie

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Cafe Bistro serves numerous delicious salads & entrees with very good service. My family and I often split entrees, and the wait staff is happy to do this for us, serving each diner a plate with multiple offerings. This weekend we enjoyed the chicken Caesar...More

Thank ejhiii
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Most of the patrons who come here are probably Nordstrom shoppers, and it's great that Nordstrom has provided a convenient,comfortable place for shoppers to relax while pondering their next purchase. It's bistro food with daily specials. I was impressed with the service.

Thank kitty k
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We have found the restaurants inside Nordstrom to be very reliable for good quick casual meals. At this one we had dinner while traveling through the area. We had a salmon bisque, crab bisque, fresh berry and fig green salad and sauteed chicken & angel...More

Thank Larry-Lynn
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Nice setting. Nice staff but ok quality of food. We ordered breakfast and potatoes were still hard, they weren't fully cooked. I told our server but he could of at least offered a credit or free dessert. More than likely will not return.

Thank Judy U
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were in a rush with a doctor's appointment at Stanford, but still wanted a decent meal in a nice restaurant and Nordstrom Cafe Bistro fit that bill! My brother ordered a berry salad with balsamic vinaigrette and then we decided to split it. No...More

Thank yellowab2
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great Salads and awesome prime rib sandwich. Pomegranate green tea tastes like robbitussin but the food is great.

Thank rangersnyder2181
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1421
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-688-2614
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