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Fine American Classics

California Spirit

Inspired by the history of collegiate eating clubs, we created a place for convivial gatherings and classic tavern fare. Set in the heart of forward-looking Silicon Valley, we celebrate the past thinkers, dreamers and doers who conspired together over delicious food and drink.

Celebrate the Classics

Hours & Location

Dining Room: Mon-Fri 6:30am to 10pm, Sat-Sun 7:30am to 10pm

Bar: 11am to Midnight, Daily

100 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025

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Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.
Mark Twain
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LIVE MUSICAll Summer Long

Join us for our Summer Music Series. Reserve a table for dinner or drop in to enjoy our open seating. Nothing says celebrate summer more than patio dining, firepits and live music, seven days a week.

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES
JUNE 2 – OCTOBER 13
SEVEN DAYS A WEEK

Sunday – Thursday: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday – Saturday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

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A SPACE TO CELEBRATE

Private Events

An inviting, convivial atmosphere perfect for your next celebration. Explore our multiple private dining spaces fit for toasting traditions, old and new.

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Toyon Room

Located adjacent to the dining room, this semi-private room boasts a large walnut dining table for ten guests. The Toyon Room gains inspiration from Stanford University’s original eating club that was established in 1894.

Morning - 6:30am, 8:00am, and 9:30am Monday – Friday | 7:30am and 9:00am Saturday – Sunday

Mid-day - 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm Monday – Sunday

Evening - 5:00pm and 8:00pm Monday -Sunday

To reserve the Toyon Room the food and beverage minimum is $360 in the morning, $480 mid-day and $620 in the evening. If the minimum is not met the difference will be charged as a facility fee.

Wine Room

A semi-private space adjacent to the bar with a raised dining table with seating for eight. The Wine Room brings a highly inclusive atmosphere for small gatherings.

Morning - 6:30am, 8:00am, and 9:30am Monday – Friday | 7:30am and 9:00am Saturday – Sunday

Mid-day - 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm Monday – Sunday

Evening - 5:00pm and 8:00pm Monday – Sunday

To reserve the Wine Room the food and beverage minimum is $288 in the morning, $384 mid-day and $496 in the evening. If the minimum is not met the difference will be charged as a facility fee.

Pergola*

Located on the upper courtyard, this ten-seat open air trellis with built-in heating and intimate lighting is ideal for an exclusive outdoor dining experience. A casual atmosphere works in unison with the elevated Tavern service to create a memorable event. Enjoy live music in the evenings June - October.

Morning - 7:30am and 9:00am Monday – Sunday

Mid-day - 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm Monday – Sunday

Evening - 5:00pm and 8:00pm Monday – Sunday

To reserve the Pergola the food and beverage minimum is $480 in the morning, $660 mid-day and $800 in the evening. If the minimum is not met the difference will be charged as a facility fee.

Firepits (2)*

Each firepit is surrounded by padded seating for twelve in a cozy space on The Patio.  A true California experience with live music in the evenings June - October.

Mid-day - 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm Monday – Sunday

Evening - 5:00pm and 8:00pm Monday – Sunday

To reserve a Firepit the food and beverage minimum is $432 mid-day and $576 in the evening. If the minimum is not met the difference will be charged as a facility fee.

The Patio*

The Patio features versatile options for alfresco gatherings in a picturesque setting. Cantilevered umbrellas with built-in heat and lighting offer seating for parties up to 24 guests. Smaller table configurations are also available with shade from the trees surrounding the fountain.

Morning - 7:30am and 9:00am Monday – Sunday

Mid-day - 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm Monday – Sunday

Evening - 5:00pm and 8:00pm Monday – Sunday

A minimum of eight guests is required to reserve a section of The Patio. The food and beverage minimum per person are $36 in the morning, $48 mid-day and $62 in the evening. If the minimum is not met (# of guests x per person price) the difference will be charged as a facility fee.

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*Available June – October. Space is weather permitting.

The Menlo Tavern’s pricing is inclusive of hospitality. Tips are not required.

A signed agreement and deposit in the amount of the anticipated food and beverage revenue will be required to confirm private dining reservations.

Menlo Tavern requires a 72-hour advance guarantee of the number of guests in your party, otherwise, the final bill will be calculated according to the anticipated food and beverage revenue stipulated on the contract. Applicable sales tax will apply to all taxable items.

Menlo Tavern is the exclusive caterer to Stanford Park Hotel and will service all events. The following private rooms are located at Stanford Park Hotel.

Stanford Room

Located at the entrance to the Stanford Park Hotel, the Stanford Room & Patio is a space perfect for meetings and catered social events. A wall lined with windows and a mural of Stanford University’s Quad and Memorial Church creates a sense of place for locals and travelers alike.

Capacity: Round Tables: 60 | Reception: 80 | Classroom: 40 | U-Shape: 30 | Conference: 25

Please email info@menlotavern.com for pricing.

Menlo Room

The Menlo Room is located on the ground floor of Stanford Park Hotel in close proximity to the lobby and Patio. Traditional and elegant, the Menlo Room can easily adapt for a variety of events and set-up styles and features a drop-down screen.

Capacity: Round Tables: 70 | Reception: 80 | Classroom: 50 | U-Shape: 30 | Conference: 30

Please email info@menlotavern.com for pricing.

Los Altos Room

Located on the fourth floor overlooking The Patio, the Los Altos Room features a fixed boardroom table with built-in HDMI and power connections, 16 plush reclining leather chairs and 80” flat screen TV.

Capacity: Conference: 16

Please email info@menlotavern.com for pricing.

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100 El Camino Real Menlo Park. CA 94025

Find us at the intersection of Palo Alto, Stanford and Menlo Park

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