The first Mike's Cafe opened in Palo Alto in 1995. Due to its immense popularity, Mike's Cafe has since expanded to both Menlo Park and Portola Valley. The Menlo Park location has been a community favorite since its opening in 2004. The restaurant is located on Middlefield Road and features an open kitchen and beautiful patio seating. The menu offers a delightful mixture of Italian, American, and fresh California cuisines, and also has an extensive wine list.