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The Annex at St. Michael’s Alley

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806 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
+1 650-326-2530
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
9 Dec 2017
“Pretty good group dinner”
“Overpriced breakfast place”
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11:30 - 21:30 Hours
€€ - €€€
806 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2412
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoy dining at St Michael’s Alley and thought to give their breakfast location a try as well. What a disappointment. The breakfast / brunch at this place is subpar and really overpriced for what they serve. We will not be returning nor do I...More

Thank Ellie B
Reviewed 9 September 2018

No reservations, they dont take them, and generally I will not recommend such a place, but this was an exception, in both service and food. We went for their Sunday brunch. The waiter: offered small plates of their ricotta pancakes (not on the menu), steamed...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I had dinner here on December 5th. I can very much recommend the restaurant. I had a soup starter, which was excellent. The steak was done perfectly, and had in interested asain "edge" to it in terms of flavour. The bread pudding was also excellent....More

Thank RoryMorty
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

2  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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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