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Local Dining

Savor Local Fare

When it comes to local dining, Palo Alto is one of the most diverse in the San Francisco Bay Area. It offers high-end restaurants, casual cafés and diners serving cuisines from around the world.

Enjoy Palo Alto’s best Mexican food at Celia’s or sample fresh Japanese cuisine at Fuki Sushi. You can experience a taste of the Pacific Ocean by visiting The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse or delight in the historic ambience at Sundance Steakhouse. Wherever else you go for hearty meals, remember you can always expect a delicious free breakfast buffet with us. Experience breakfasts piled with fluffy eggs, crisp bacon, country potatoes, fresh fruit smoothies, homemade parfaits and other favorites every morning at The Zen Hotel.

If you wish to get recommendations on a restaurant or assistance with reservations, please don’t hesitate to contact our staff members. Some of our favorite nearby Bay Area restaurants include:

The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse

($$$$$)
Seafood - 0.5 miles
4269 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

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Sundance Steakhouse

($$$$)
Classic Steakhouse - 2 miles
1921 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

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Los Altos Grill

($$$$)
American Grill - 3.0 Miles
3rd Street and San Antonio
Los Altos, CA 94022

 

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P.F. Chang’s China Bistro

($$$)
Chinese Bistro - 2.5 Miles
900 Stanford Shopping Center
Palo Alto, CA 94304

 

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Fuki Sushi

($$$)
Japanese Cuisine - 0.1 Mile
4119 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 95126

 

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True Food Kitchen

($$$)
Healthy Seasonal - 2.5 Miles
180 El Camino Real Suite 1140
Palo Alto, CA 94304

 

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Chef Chu’s

($$$)
Traditional Chinese Cuisine - 1.4 Miles
2116 W El Camino Real
Los Altos, CA 94022

 

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Fish Market Restaurant

($$)
Seafood - 1.5 Miles
3150 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

 

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Hobee’s Café

($$)
American Breakfast - 0.3 Miles
4224 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

 

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Celia’s

($$)
Mexican Cuisine 1.0 Mile
3740 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

 

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Lyfe Kitchen

($$)
Contemporary Eatery - 4.0 Miles
167 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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