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Bistro Maxine

548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
+1 650-323-1815
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (14 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick coffee before starting work, and what great value it is! Compared to Starbucks, who seem to want to put syrup or sugar into everything, this was a mega big, but great tasting coffee.....and cheaper than Starbucks. Found my new cafe......

Thank Glyndwr100
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My family and I have eaten dinner here many times, and we love all the crepes we've tried. They make authentic French crepes, with a good number of choices for savory and for sweet crepes. The savory crepes include the ham and cheese (a favorite...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Right next door to the Cardinal Hotel where I was staying. The hotel gave me vouchers for a continental breakfast for each night I stayed. Just popped out of the hotel and had a choice of several items. I really liked the french bread with...More

Thank YearRounder04609
Reviewed 9 February 2017

this is where my hotel sends you for breakfast bc they don't have their own restaurant and I LOVED it. charming atmosphere. French style breakfast with baguette, good butter and preserves plus fruit. unfortunately they were not open for dinner the week that I was...More

Thank dycanada
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Really wonderful crepes and salads in a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere. Good wine, terrific service. Great for a celebratory lunch - or any occasion, really. Both the savory and the sweet crepes were perfection! Excellent value.

Thank Shelley F
Reviewed 20 November 2016

11/17/2016, decided to go here day after our anniversary. I enjoy this area of Palo Alto, for the walking and people watching. Parking not much of a problem, as it was after 1100 hrs, on a Thursday. There is also parking behind City Hall, a...More

Thank sirmeandt
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Great savory and sweet fare. Try the spiced hot chocolate! The plain crepe with sugar and butter is a favorite.

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant no less than 15 times this past year. They recognize us, I have had various conversations with the owner and we always say hello to kitchen staff. The crepes are nice, both savory and sweet, and my teenage boys...More

1  Thank MollyN162
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Bistro Maxine is a french restaurant with a flavorful selection of assorted breakfast dishes (déjeuner), savory crêpes + salads, and a tasteful grouping of beverages ranging from espresso + hot cocoa, to wines + champaign, to ciders + flavored syrups, to fresh squeezed juice. It's...More

Thank Rascadas
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the nearby Cardinal Hotel. Came here for breakfasts and loved it. Best and most central location. Great breakfast and coffee with French flare. U could even have a beer or wine on tap. Just such a friendly and casual place to come. Recommend...More

Thank RossJai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1709
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-1815
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