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St. Michael's Alley

140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
+1 650-326-2530
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (8 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
140 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2428
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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 6 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
Reviewed 5 February 2017

On the way home from San Francisco we decided to eat at St. Michael's at the suggestion of friends we were with. Called up on the way and got reservations. Loved every part of my meal. Intimate but not crowded tables. A very good menu...More

Thank dhen
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The environment and staff of St. Michaels Alley are very good, but the food isn't. I visited this restaurant recently for a business event. I'd been there a couple of years earlier and had hoped we'd go somewhere else since that visit left me with...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice ambience great food. Followed by a wonderful desert. Recommend this place for a romantic dinner.

Thank golferdusud
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Disappointing dinner on a Tuesday;maybe the B-team was there. Leaden pasta that had little flavor and needed a knife to cut it. A shrimp toast that looked really forlorn sitting on its plate with just a few paper-thin slices of lime to dress it up....More

1  Thank LJSE
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It had been ages since we last went to SMA - and somehow we kept going to new places or the ones right in downtown. Four of us went: food was excellent all-round, across appetizers, entrees and desserts; wine list is much better-priced than most;...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 25 September 2016

St Mike's has wonderful food, very good service, a lovely subdued ambiance, and a noise level that encourages conversation. The menu is not same old, same old; but neither is it pushing ingredients you never heard of prepared in a manner you never heard of.

2  Thank LJSE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:00
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
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