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Cafe Pro Bono

2437 Birch St, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1902
+1 650-326-1626
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
2437 Birch St, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1902
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The fact that there were 9 of us did not deter our wait person. Drinks came quickly as well as appetizers. All put one entrees were considered excellent. A most enjoyable evening.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Really enjoy the quality of food, service, and location. Food is fresh and tasty. Very attentive, pleasant staff always takes care of me.

Thank Calmhawk
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Very authentic Italian food, great start right from the get-go with appetizers, to pasta to entrees. Was here with my wife and colleagues and we had a great time. The staff provided friendly service. No complaints. A little bit pricey but well worth it. Highly...More

Thank felixhong
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Went here with a group from work. Some of the team weren't able to make it and the staff were very accommodating! The food was excellent and while it is in the pricey side, compared to other places - the food made it worth it....More

Thank Russell V
Reviewed 27 February 2017

GO!GO!GO! We were here for a family birhtday last night (24/2/17). Okay, if your on a budget, save up before you go, it's pricey, but worth it, if you like superb service, and great food. As many of you know me, International World traveler, Man...More

Thank sirmeandt
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Senior citizen talking to other seniors: There's a lot to like about this place. Comfortable room with well-spaced tables, nice music at a very low level that is not intrusive, big clean restrooms, attentive wait staff. On top of all that, the food is very...More

Thank SJVillagesBob
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of two of our "go to restaurants." The food is excellent and the price is moderate. The service is good. They make a really good cosmopolitan. Their chicken dishes are great.

Thank Navigator2120
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a terrific meal, save for our waiter having to redo main course for one guest three times. This is not a new concept.

Thank 1West
Reviewed 6 January 2017

While visiting Palo Alto & friends in Redwood City we ate at Pro Bono. The menu had a wonderful selection -- try the risotto or the snapper & the beet or octopus appetizers. Nice wine list, too. Pricey, but good value for the money. Romantic...More

Thank mcb111
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I often go to probono for both lunch and dinner and take guests there... on my last visit several of us ordered risotto. it was the best I have ever had...lots of mushrooms on a base of thin ham. if you don't know pro bono...More

Thank asbowers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2437 Birch St, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1902
    (California Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-1626
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