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The Patio

€€ - €€€American, ,
412 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1604
+1 650-322-2575
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good50%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
10 Mar 2018
“Cute bar but poor IDing policy”
6 Dec 2017
“Nice mix of sports bar with good food”
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
412 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1604
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

On one day, during the afternoon, my friends were IDed and refused service because they had Pennsylvania IDs. We went at a separate time in the evening and were let in no problem with our Pennsylvania IDs. However, the bar was very nice when we...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you want a place that has multiple screens with multiple games on (whatever the sports season), The Patio's a pleasant venue compared to the usually loud millennial sports hangout. The inside area has high ceilings and large front windows that make it feel open...More

Thank speeps
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Walk all the way into the back and actually sit in the patio. The atmosphere is what really makes this hotel. The food is OK and the beer selection is fine, but just relax and enjoy the private outdoor space.

Thank Sdhten
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great spot for a few drinks after work on a Friday. Happy hour runs from 4-7 and with most drinks available for $5 some good time could be had. The place was getting busy as we left for dinner at 630 so...More

Thank barrogers
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Enjoyed the pub-type atmosphere for our initial meeting get together and the food was served quickly with excellent taste. Our group sampled a variety of items across the menu, no overall complaints.

Thank Rbakken
Reviewed 1 January 2017 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...More

Thank David O
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...More

4  Thank Aditi J
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.

Thank Aram K
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.

Thank Jonas P
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...More

Thank brentsf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
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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