Tournament: food and drink

Menlo Park has a lot of restaurants, concentrated in the downtown area.

If you’re bringing the whole team, your best bets are Jeffrey’s and Applewood.



899 Santa Cruz and 515 El Camino Real


863 El Camino and 643 Santa Cruz


Closest location is downtown Palo Alto at 101 Forest.


(the first two are east of El Camino and very close to Willow Oaks field)

Mardini’s Café 

408 Willow Road

Mardini's serves a variety of Middle Eastern food including gyros and falafels at very reasonable prices.

Cafe Zoe 

1929 Menalto (only open until 1 on weekends)

Great coffee drinks and food at this neighborhood favorite.


Café Borrone 

1010 El Camino

Open all day on Saturday, this quintessential Menlo Park establishment serves light food and an array of drinks. If it’s not raining, you can sit outdoors and people-watch. Don’t miss a stop at the next door neighbor, renowned independent bookstore Kepler’s.  Parking is underneath; enter from Santa Cruz.

Applewood Pizza

1001 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-3486

Great pizza, good for groups.

Jeffrey’s Hamburgers

888 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 322-1959


600 Santa Cruz
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 838-0066 

Una Mas

683 Santa Cruz Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 853-1200

Mexican fast food. 

Rubio's Mexican Grill

515 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 326-6691

Fish tacos! In a complex that includes a huge Safeway and a Peets

Phil's Kitchen

625 Oak Grove, Unit B
Menlo Park CA 94025

Hawaiian barbecue and Chinese. Not to be confused with Philz coffee