705 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, California, USAhttp://www.cowperinn.com(650) 327-4475Historical Cowper Inn lovingly blends two beautifully restored houses that recreate the comfort and classic elegance of the best homes during the Craftsman and Victorian eras.
Empire Tap Room
651 Emerson Street(650) 321-3030Serving the Palo Alto community for 19 years with a menu of American cuisine with French and Italian regional influences.
Gordon Biersch Restaurant Brewery
640 Emerson Streethttp://www.gordonbiersch.com(650) 323-7723Gordon Biersch uniquely brings together fresh brewed, German style beer and made-from-scratch creative cuisine.
420 Emerson Streethttp://www.evvia.net/home(650) 326-0983Through its use of fresh seasonal ingredients, Kokkari brings a refined, cosmpolitan sensibility to a beloved Mediterranean culinary tradition.
St. Michael's Alley
140 Homer Avenuehttp://www.stmikes.com(650) 326-2530Seasonal California Bistro. Fresh, seasonal menu offering fine cuisine in a casually elegant neighborhood setting.
546 University Avenuehttp://www.tamarinerestaurant.com(650) 325-8500Contemporary Vietnamese cuisine.
518 Bryant Streethttp://www.threeseasonsrestaurant.com(650) 838-0353Contemporary Vietnamese cuisine.
516 University Avehttp://www.shokolaat.com(650) 289-0719Shokolaat in Palo Alto is Modern Bistro centered in the heart of Silicon Valley. The concept of Shokolaat is that of a neighborhood Restaurant, Patisserie, Chocolatier, and Lounge serving lunch and dinner with take out pastries.
632 Emerson Streethttp://www.mantrapa.com(650) 322-3500Modern, Casual Indian... we re-interpret your favorite Indian dishes with a lighter and healthier touch.
448 University Avenuehttp://www.hyderabadihouse.com(650) 327-3455Hyderabad House offers traditional dishes cooked to perfection and served in a well decorated and soothing atmosphere.
Joya Restaurant & Lounge
339 University Avenuehttp://www.joyarestaurant.com/index.html(650) 853-9800From tapas to entradas, Joya Restaurant and Lounge provides a modern interpretation of the rich culinary lineage of Spain and Latin America.
Madame Tam Asian Bistro
322 University Avenuehttp://madametamasianbistro.blogspot.com(650) 330-1920Executive chef and owner Tam Minh Le's recipes infuse Southeast Asian dishes with her signature flair.
Cafe Pro Bono
2437 Birch Streethttp://www.cafeprobonorestaurant.com(650) 326-1626Cafe Pro Bono is a place for taste conscious people. We serve a wide variety of traditional Italian dishes at reasonable prices with a freshness you can see and taste.
445 South California Avenuehttp://cafebrioche-paloalto.com(650) 326-8640Located on California Avenue in Palo Alto, we offer fine dining in a cozy bistro inspired atmosphere.
Jing-Jing Szechwan Hunan
443 Emerson Streethttp://www.jingjinggourmet.com/2005/default.asp(650) 328-6885Szechwan and Hunan gourmet Chinese food.
Buck's of Woodside
3062 Woodside Roadhttp://www.buckswoodside.com(650) 851-8010Buck's has somehow been picked as one of the places where people meet in The Valley to hammer out the Information Age.
The Village Pub
2967 Woodside Roadhttp://www.thevillagepub.net/home.php(650) 851-9888Through the seamless integration of food, wine and service we seek to restore our guests' senses, or in some cases, awaken them.
The Oasis Beer Garden
241 El Camino Realhttp://theoasisbeergarden.com(650) 326-8896Come to the Oasis and experience the Peninsula's legendary Brew and Burger joint.
Cook's Seafood Restaurant-Market
751 El Camino Realhttp://www.yelp.com/biz/cooks-seafood-restaurant-and-market-menlo-park(650) 325-0604Excellent fish & chips.
Mayfield Bakery & Cafe
855 El Camino Real(650) 853-9200
1067 North San Antonio Road(650) 948-2696Sumptuous and authentic cuisine from the East!
Museums and Galleries
Pacific Art League
668 Ramona Streethttp://updated.pacificartleague.org(650) 321-3891Founded in 1921 as "The Palo Alto Art Club," the Pacific Art League began as a community of and for artists--new, emerging and professional--and soon became a valuable addition to the San Francisco Peninsula's cultural life.
Museum of American Heritage
351 Homer Avenuehttp://www.moah.org(650) 321-1004MOAH preserves and presents the inventions and technology of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Palo Alto Art Center
1313 Newellhttp://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/csd/activities_and_recreation/attractions/art_center/default.asp(650) 329-2366About the Palo Alto Art Center...whereARTtransforms The Palo Alto Art Center (founded 1971) is a nationally acclaimed, regional visual art center whose exhibition program focuses on documenting - and celebrating - the art and artists of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
1451 Middlefield Roadhttp://www.friendsjmz.org/index.html(650) 329-2111Founded in 1962, the Friends are a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo.
Cantor Arts Center Stanford University
328 Lomita Drhttp://museum.stanford.edu(650) 723-4177The Cantor Arts Center's diverse collections span continents, cultures, and 4,000 years of art history and include the largest gathering of Rodin bronzes outside Paris.
Chelsea Art Gallery
440 Kipling Streetwww.chelseaartgallery.com(650) 324-4450Specializes in British contemporary art. Digital technology is used to display works available in the U.K. alongside actual works in the gallery.
The Stanford Theatre
221 University Avenuehttp://www.stanfordtheatre.org/stf(650) 324-3700The Stanford Theatre first opened in 1925, and it served for decades as Palo Alto's premier movie house.
430 Emerson Streethttp://www.landmarktheatres.com/Market/SanFranciscoPeninsula/AquariusTheatre.htm(650) 266-9260The Aquarius Theatre features the finest in independent and foreign language cinema. It is unique in both design and style, sporting two separate houses united under the Atlantean/underwater inspired wall murals and décor.
Castle Rock State Park
15000 Skyline Boulevard(408) 867-2952