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The 10 Best Lunch Spots in Palo Alto

Updated: February 26, 2021

Finding the best Palo Alto restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we scoured the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

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Bevri

Pizza · $19 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Zareen’s

Pakistani · $11 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Oren’s Hummus

Middle Eastern · $14 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Telefèric Barcelona

Spanish
Palo Alto
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

TAVERNA

Greek · $32 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

True Food Kitchen

American · $25 avg. main dish
Palo Alto
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Café Pro Bono

Italian · $30 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mandarin Roots

Asian · $18 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Ventura
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Pastis

French · $20 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

ROOH Palo Alto

Indian
Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Palo Alto. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 31320 spots across Palo Alto, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1539 lists and articles from the likes of Palo Alto Online, Eater and TimeOut – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in Palo Alto Online - Best Restaurants Of 2019, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Palo Alto and TimeOut - The 10 Best Restaurants In Palo Alto Right Now. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

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