Stanford Hills Park Sand Hill Rd & Branner Dr, Menlo Park, CA94025 This manicured park appears to be an extension of a homeowners lawn, with attentive gardeners afoot in the early hours…More of the morning. The park has a large grass field and great open space. Dogs are not allowed within the fenced play structure area. The park is located near the Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory and offers plenty of parking.
Bistro At The Commons 2882 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 The Bistro At The Commons is a hidden restaurant in large office building on Sand Hill Road, just before the 280…More freeway. Past the rushing fountains and into The Commons Building on the ground floor, The Bistro is found down an otherwise subdued hallway. A little brown door opens up into a brightly lit, well-organized restaurant that makes terrific use of its space. The Bistro provides a variety of food to get people through their workday, including hot breakfasts and freshly-made deli sandwiches.
Starbucks 863 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA94025 Many Menlo Park residents regularly visit this Starbucks location for their regular beverage of choice, free wi-fi and…More the friendly baristas, some of whom have attained Coffee Master status. Plenty of small wooden tables line the walls, taking advantage of the natural light that spills in from the large windows along the wall. According to D.J. Legaspi, the current store manager who has been with the company for ten years, this Starbucks was designed to have an open feel to it. Parking spaces are free but shared with other bustling stores in the shopping center.
A Touch of Elegance 1150 Crane St, Menlo Park, CA94025 A downtown Menlo Park veteran, A Touch Of Elegance has been open since 1999 in their original location, having taken…More over the space that allowed them to expand to their current Crane Street entrance. TOE boasts several private massage booths in addition to three walls of mani/pedi chairs to best accommodate their customers. A Touch of Elegance is one of the few nail salons in the area proudly offering eyelash extensions in addition to their extensive nail and massage menu options. TOE is fully equipped and well staffed to handle all of your nail and spa needs. Walk-ins welcome seven days a week.
Cedro Ristorante Italiano serves fresh, seasonal, and organic Italian cuisine in a warm and inviting space. The…More restaurant offers delicious and varied brunch, lunch and dinner menus including appetizers, soups, salads, pasta, risotto, panini, chicken, seafood and dessert. Wet your thirst with a full bar, a wine menu, and organic coffee, tea, and espresso. Outdoor, heated seating is offered on the patio, and live opera is hosted monthly.
At this family-owned and operated restaurant (complete with "mama" in the kitchen), the generous sized plates are handmade with care using traditional recipes and fresh, organic seasonal ingredients from local purveyors. With thoughtful and flavorful food, sustainable business practices, and consistently friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable service, it's no wonder Cedro Ristorante Italino was the winner of the Almanac award within 7 months of its opening.