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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (HWY 280)
+1 650-561-1540
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Limited, but high quality Michelin experience. Cozy and well choreographed service and the food was even better. Three of us all had different entrees and appetizers - and we all claimed our was the "best" dish. Wine list is California driven, but good selection from around the world if you wish. Have the beignets for dessert. Try not to lick... More 

Thank 1962jerry
Menlo Park, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Limited, but well sought out menu. The portions are "European"/gourmet size and not huge Good wine selection. Main dining room cozy and pleasant. Service courteous and efficient.

Thank Kurt T
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is really limited, which is not necessarily a bad thing. The portions are small, so for an average appetite, plan on an appetizer. It's In Silicon Valley so the prices are high but the quality is good. The presentation of the dishes, though creative, were a bit over the top. Service was excellent.

San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swanky indoor and patio seating with gas art inspired fire pits. Views of the Silicon Valley and VC Park. Love their beignets and pizzas here on the patio....

Thank kinderangel
Pleasanton, California
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479 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Five of us had lunch there on a Saturday. The service was definitely sloppy and the kitchen was not at its best, We ordered the tomato soup of the day, Caesar salad and a burger for starters. All reasonably good. For entrees we had the sole, duck, steak, trout. Although they were ok to split the burger for two, they... More 

Thank SKG109
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Old fashioned decor, good taste, beautiful in every aspect. Unbelievably good food, gourmet. all six at the table were excited with their choices. Very professional servic,

Thank juditheshed
Port Orchard, Washington
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had dinner with friends here. The setting is gorgeous, with high wood ceilings, large picture windows and lots of room between tables. I started with the Abalone and it had nice flavor but was a bit "chewy". The shiitake mushrooms and trout roe added some very nice flavor to the dish. My entree was the pork and it included a... More 

Thank Brian W
San Francisco, California
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156 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Madera has always had good food with a very limited menu and prices that are on the high end. We had a very nice dinner to close out the year. The root vegetable salad was excellent with a crunchy grain and yogurt base topped with baby vegetable roots. I had the soup which was good and the rib eye. Which... More 

Thank Samosababa
Fremont, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

First, you should know that the prices are somewhat on the high end. But considering the area (in the heart of Venture Capital country), the prices are pretty reasonable in my opinion. I went in the middle of the cold season and the place reminded me a ski log. A couple of fireplaces going, everyone all bundled up, it just... More 

Thank Manny510
Hollister, California
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very nice facilities. People are friendly. Ordered Huevos Ranchero and presentation was very nice. Sorry to say it was not the best breakfast. They brought out Black beans in a bowl that tasted good but it was cold. I wouldn't order that breakfast again. The other guest didn't complaint so I think their breakfast was ok. It was one of... More 

Thank Carol R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (HWY 280)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-561-1540
Madera Restaurant Honored with One Star by Michelin and Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence 2012. A comfortably elegant ambiance, picturesque views and outdoor terraces welcome guests and Silicon Valley locals to Madera. Featuring an open artisan wood-burning kitchen and extensive wine list, Madera serves rustic American cuisine that celebrates the culinary traditions of the Bay Area In addition to indoor and outdoor dining, Madera offers two private dining rooms with private terraces and cozy fireplaces. The Lemon Room seats up to 10 guests, and the Orange Room up to 14 guests. This Menlo Park restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and for Sunday brunch as well.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?