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Cook's Seafood

751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
+1 650-325-0604
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
“clam chowder” (9 reviews)
“cole slaw” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Tried the Halibut fish and chips based on recommendations and was not disappointed. Two solid pieces of fish cooked to perfection. The accompanying steak fries were great, as well. Order was at our table in a matter of minutes and the service was very friendly....More

Thank BeachRayz
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Seen this restaurant from the street, I thought it would be similar to the Fish Market in Mountain View. How wrong I was. But this restaurant turned out to be was a fast food restaurant serving seafood, With an adjoining fish market. Actually the fish...More

Thank GymAW
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch at Cook’s seafood. Snapper and chips and my friends had the halibut. It was fresh and delicious. The restaurant is not fancy but I can’t think of any fancy place in the Bay Area that could match the freshness of this...More

Thank RA_Traveler
Reviewed 19 March 2018

My wife is a native New Englander and very fussy about her Chowder. We had lunch by chance at Cook's and she was clearly impressed. The place is nothing fancy, the service is paper and plastic, but the food is good and it's clearly popular.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Reviewed 8 December 2017

If you're an old line San Francisco person, you know that there is nothing like fresh local crab right out of the ocean. Never frozen, canned, brought in from afar. But it's not just the crustaceans, it's how it's cooked, cleaned, and cracked, and Cooks...More

Thank 99limaromeo
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Crab season just started and Cook's has the best crab that I can find, unless I'm on the coast and able to get to a harbor when the crab boats are coming in.

Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We go here every time we visit family in the area, and it never disappoints. This is a great place for fresh fish. I wish we had one where we live. Prices are reasonable and the help are great. Really a nice place for families.

Thank Nancy Beth M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Clean, comfortable,family friendly, restaurant the BEST fish you've ever had. Generous portions but don't miss the shrimp salad too.

Thank Debbey W
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

No frills but great fish and chips and also an exultant fresh fish market. On the moderate side of price but good food

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is the best place if you're craving clam chowder (new england style). Lots of clams, and a creamy chowder. (I also like the Fish Market, but Cook's puts more clams in, IMO.) A very casual atmosphere. Order at the counter, and they'll bring the...More

Thank CaTravel_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-0604
We are a seafood restaurant and market in Menlo Park that has been delivering fresh, quality seafood since 1928.
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