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Review of Palo Alto Cafe

Palo Alto Cafe
Ranked #10 of 26 Coffee & Tea in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Cafe
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

Parking is a bit of a problem but after that it's a delight. There is a full complement of coffee choices and desserts not to mention sandwiches. The staff is efficient, helpful and friendly.

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Decided to try this place on Sat. morning instead of our usual Startbucks down the street.
The menu looks extensive as they carry the usual items, as well as smoothies and juice bar (didn't get a chance to try though).
Ordered mocha with lox omelette. Mocha was excellent, by far the best I have tried and WAY better than starbucks. It comes in a large cup, with real whipped cream. The cost is about the same as starbucks. The lox omelette was a piece of salmon with scrambled eggs. It was average.
It gets crowded on weekends with long lines, and can be a bit loud. They also have wifi.

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Thank Adam C
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

Palo Alto Cafe features a good variety of coffees roasted from light to dark on premises. Very nice flavor. They expanded from coffees and pastries to include smoothies, omelettes and sandwiches. They now bake some pastries on-premises. Great quality across the board and a pleasant coffee-house environment including some overstuffed chairs as well as seating inside and out.

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Thank Panamint9
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

Nothing against Starbucks, but you know... when in Rome...

Visiting a good friend in Palo Alto, her aunt and I went out for a coffee and decided to bypass the Starbucks in favor of trying the Palo Alto Coffee House. Glad we did.

The coffee options were just as good, the decor was more unique and the cafe more spacious. The dark wood interior with the abundance of windows and the outdoor seating allowed for a calm atmosphere without being dark.

The coffee was good, the mugs were real and the tea was twice the size of the equivalent at Starbucks.

The fellow behind the counter was a little more rough on manners, but the clientele looks to be mostly male and they may not notice.

Try it instead of the Starbucks if you are in the neighborhood.

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Thank Laurel L
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Reviewed 1 April 2013 via mobile

The Palo Alto Cafe seems to have been around forever yet just one previous review onTA!! The PA Cafe is a great alternative to the chains and does a mean selection of coffees along with great scrambles. Good location to catch up on news with free newspapers or browsing using wifi. Also plenty of available parking.

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