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The Patio

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412 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1604
+1 650-322-2575
Today
10:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 02:00
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice indoor /outdoor Bistro with good late night entertainment and dancing. But this place thrives during football season and Warriors basketball. Many TV screens to watch your favorite team. Super breakfast creations for delightful meal. Choose the house bloody mary or mimosas to start. Drinks are reasonable priced. Scrambles are good value. Hearty servings. I had the meat scramble with... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We are in Palo Alto for Stanford Reunion and decided to go to Patio (used to be Rudy's when we were students). The group comprised of Belgians, English, Germans, Taiwanese, Brazilian & Indian. All of us were let in with our foreign driving license, except my Indian husband & Taiwanese classmate! They should have brought their passports to get into... More 

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2 Thank Aditi J
Yerevan, Armenia
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368 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Been here with friends for a drink, liked it very much. Great place to watch sport and chill. Got big collection of drinks.

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Thank Aram K
Hamburg, Germany
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for affordable food in the middle of Palo Alto this is a good place to go. Great salad, good choice of healthy food on a huge nice patio.

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Thank Jonas P
San Mateo, California
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306 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I was here for a party with a few friends on saturday night. This is a sports bar that is great for watching any game with lora of tv's available. They also have really good food too! It is a pretty young crowd layer in the night, but good for older people til 9 or 10!

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Oviedo, Florida
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311 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

While in town for the UCF vs Stanford game in September 2015, we heard from locals that we should visit The Patio for drinks. Our group enjoyed the drinks and service here and overall had a good time. The drinks and food purchased were rather overpriced though. The service was attentive and took care of our group rather well. Plenty... More 

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Thank ssy24
Sao Leopoldo, RS
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice place for a happy hour. Sports fans can look at more than a dozen huge TVs showing basketball, football, baseball, *ball sports... The drinks and the food are very good.

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Thank Cristiano_SL
Sao Paulo, SP
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Went to The Patio with some colleagues from Stanford. The place is Ok, but the doorman was rude and the drinks were a little overpriced.

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San Diego, California
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Went there on a weekly basis to watch the Steelers on the back patio. The staff was very accommodating and we have had a lot of fun out there. The food is good, and they have outdoor heaters to keep the patio warm during the winter.

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Thank RitaAdvisor
Boston, Massachusetts
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407 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Not surprisingly by the name, nice patio to grab a drink outside. Nothing fancy here, but good for casual drink in Palo Alto.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-322-2575

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?