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The Annex at St. Michael’s Alley

) #183 of 253 Restaurants in Palo Alto €€ - €€€ American
806 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
+1 650-326-2530
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
31 Mar 2017
“Great group experience ”
30 Jul 2016
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806 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 30. Food was outstanding from Tuna tartar to lovely mushroom appetizers. I had the spaghetti squash and bass which was fabulous. They made a vegan plate for my coworker. Great service and food.

Thank roxpwhite
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent brunch menu with a wide range of menu items. Generally excellent service with high quality servers. Comfortable dining room not overly noisy. We have been eating here about twice a month for several years and find the food quality has remained excellent.

Thank Dr_Zarkov99
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Years ago, when we first came to Palo Alto, we were taken here by Professorville insiders and as such, were treated like family friends by the entire wait staff. The food was reliably good, good enough to be the special occassion go to restaurant of...More

Thank leslieness
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We came on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. We were seated quickly. Our waiter came promptly and we ordered two glasses of wine and a bottle of sparkling water. It was downhill from there. He returned with our wine and we ordered a pasta dish...More

Thank sunvalleySeattle
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We ate here on valentines day. The menu offered abundant choices savory and sweet. Highlights were the smoked salmon benedict and blueberry-banana pancakes. We loved the cute spot and we will be back

Thank Andria94002
Reviewed 7 September 2015

The food is EXPENSIVE for what it is. The wait is LONG and service is TERRIBLE.... We are Palo Alto residents and will never come here for food again. Whole Foods is much better across the street.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The outdoor seating area was really nice to compliment the beautiful weather in California! The service was superb with many waiting on you. The food was delicious and a great variety of the California cuisine. Highly recommend! Come early for best seating!

Thank Texans112
Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

The line is often long but the wait is worth it. This is a great spot for a leisurely Sunday brunch, especially if you can score one of the outside tables in the sun.

Thank melimir
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Not much to say other than VERY EXPENSIVE for what it is... It's such a pity because you can tell it's good quality and fresh food, but the way it is made and mixed with other stuff just spoils it all. I don't know why...More

Thank delfeen
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We met Mike and Jenny (owners) in Whistler and decided to pay a visit to their restaurant. Crowds of people outside but their staff were experts at getting people through and we had fun people watching as we waited the 30 minutes (I noted that...More

Thank Ann L
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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-2530
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