PBDiner
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PBDiner's Stats
 
  • Review Count
    3
  • Helpfulness Votes
    0
  • First Review
    October 6, 2014
  • Last Review
    January 25, 2015
  • Featured Reviews
    0
  • Average Rating
    4.3
 
 
PBDiner's Reviews
 
Il Fornaio means "The Baker" in Italian. This award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique dining experience. Specialties include wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, poultry and game; housemade pastas; pizzas from an oak wood burning oven; fresh salads and housemade soups; a wide variety of desserts; and fresh baked bread made daily from scratch. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2007.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2005
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2005
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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A longtime favorite on Cannery Row, Chart House offers panoramic views of Monterey Bay & the city lights beyond. Watch the abundant sea life while relaxing at your table. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 28 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From fresh fish specialties to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Spiced Yellowfin Ahi, Macadamia Crusted Mahi & Slow-roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Be sure to join us for a fantastic happy hour, with appetizers starting at $4.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2005
Special Features: scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Sam’s Chowder House in downtown Palo Alto offers a casual and authentic seafood experience reminiscent of a New England style seafood house. <br /><br />The menu includes daily fresh fish, live Maine lobster, fresh local crab, an Oyster Bar and more. As well as signature items such as clam chowder, Sam’s famous Lobster Rolls, fish and chips, and new dishes exclusive to the Palo Alto location, such as: Jumbo Scallops Wrapped in House Pancetta with Truffled Cauliflower, Celery Root Puree, Tuscan Kale & Grilled Leek Vinaigrette.<br /><br /> Private dining and Lobster Clambakes will also be available. Follow us on Facebook for more info. www.facebook.com/samschowderhousepa
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Sam's Palo Alto
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/03/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/03/2014
 2005
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Definitely not as good as Sam's in Half Moon Bay...chowder was very good, our salads just OK. Seating felt too close to others. It is probably better for drinks and appetizers than full meals, but our server didn't memtion other specials."
Dined on 10/03/2014
 2005
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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