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Sprout Cafe

168 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
+1 650-323-7688
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (28 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“edamame” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
168 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Stopped by for a quick bite before going to the theater. Lots of salad and sandwich choices. Prices were reasonable, food was very good and portions were just right. Will definitely give it another try.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were visiting Stanford University and on the way out we decided to have a quick lunch in Palo Alto. University Avenue is usually impossible to park but a car pulled out and we were lucky to take its place. We were parked in front...More

Thank ahl7300
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Excellent variety of custom salads. Great every-day type healthy eating. A favorite amongst Stanford students.

Thank Brenton h
Reviewed 7 May 2017

One of my favorite places for sandwiches. Highly recommend the pork with mozzarella one. Really delicious.

Thank Marco D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My granddaughter and I came for dinner, somewhat constrained by the fact that it was the middle of Passover and there were many things we could not eat. However, the fellow who took our order was patient and knowledgeable, even pointing out some food items...More

Thank harif
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the food. Good for lunch or a light dinner. Service was ok. The choices they have are different than your typical sandwiches. I had a grilled cheese with bacon and avocado and a side with a quinoa salad with almonds,...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We come here whenever we're in Palo Alto. I love the salads & my husband always gets the steak sandwich. Outside seating & dog friendly, which is why we tried it the first time. Never disappointed with our food selection!

Thank erdo2000
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Its a great place for healthy salads, I love being able to customize everything. Great spot if you're watching what you eat.

Thank Tiffine W
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

To my surprise, the salad is amazing! They have a wide selection and highly customizable. Can be a daunting task if you're in a rush but love it!

Thank Tiffine W
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

It was the service that prevented me from giving this establishment 5/5. I understand this place is located in a college town (Stanford U) and is popular with students and local residents but we waited 20 minutes for salads. My advice...hire more staff, very simple....More

Thank Coder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-7688
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