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Flea Street Cafe

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3607 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Menlo Park, CA 94025-6213 (Avy Ave.)
+1 650-854-1226
21:30 - 17:00
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Menlo Park
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love love this venue and dine here often. Great for entertaining friends or a romantic meal. Very popular around holidays so make your reservations early. Menu always offers something new, something for everyone. Fabulous food and excellent, friendly service. Always a special treat to dine here.

Thank CatalinaW
San Diego, California
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103 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of its farm to table approach to menu planning. The menu had several fantastic choices that it was hard to just choose one dish. I had the crab risotto. It was amazing. The flavors blended well together to make the dish a perfect choice. We were celebrating our nephew's graduation and they had a special... More 

1 Thank Sue D
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was absolutely lovely. The atmosphere was calm and relaxing and inviting. The service was professional but also friendly and warm. There are a couple vegan small plates on the menu. There is no vegan main dish but the staff graciously accommodated my request. The vegan meal that the chef prepared for me was absolutely delicious. I would absolutely... More 

1 Thank JenCav_107
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I have been loving this place for many years, through its various locations and owners. Today I had a perfect grilled cheese stuffed with mild fresh sauerkraut and anointed with Russian dressing. Kind of a meatless Reuben, only better due to the rich gruyere. What a treat. They always have epic soups. The cream of chicken and veggies today was... More 

Thank Nativityscene
Menlo Park, California
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105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Flea street used to be a place we'd go to for special events and then it just kind of fell off our list of go to places. I'm so happy that we rediscovered this restaurant! It s great to be able to go to a place this consistently offers wonderful menus, has really good casual but attentive service, and offers... More 

1 Thank 389tonyn
Mountain View, California
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Came here a while ago after consulting Yelp for a restaurant that we haven't tried. This is kind of hidden in Menlo Park and it's easy to pass if you're not paying attention. Also, the parking lot is on the small side. They have a little patio to sit and have dinner when the weather is nicer. The service was... More 

1 Thank lilycatsndogs
Palo Alto, California
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169 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I l ove the organic quality of Flea Street. I also love that you can judge this restaurant by their soups, which are terrific. They divide the menu into "from the soil", "from the water" and "from the land", vege, seafood and meat. Very creative preparation, medium sized portions, which I call reasonable, fine dining prices. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Coastman3
San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

If you know all about Alice Waters, and the slow food movement in Berkeley, Ca. you should visit Flea Street Cafe. The chef here hails from Manresa. The meal from cocktail, appetizer to main course and dessert are fresh from local sources. Mark Zuckerberg and Oprah Winfrey frequent this cafe. I recommend their short ribs, trout appetizer, the lavender cocktail... More 

1 Thank kinderangel
San Francisco, California
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163 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I have enjoyed our visit troumendesly. Food was FANTASTIC! All dishes were executed perfectly and had been seasoned just right. Beautiful presentation and some original menu ideas. The buttermilk biscuits, salmon crudo and salad with oxtail croquette ....yaaaaam. Deconstructed chocolate forest cake was fab as well. This place is truly a gem. Owner came to our table to greet us... More 

1 Thank JVDZ7
San Francisco, California
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The food was incredible - main courses were all creative and well done. The wine list is superb but eclectic and small. Until about mid way through the meal, I would have said it was a five star dining experience. Sadly, however, just after our 2nd course, and just prior to our main courses arriving, service fell off completely. Prior... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
21:30 - 17:00
21:30 - 17:00
21:30 - 17:00
21:30 - 17:00
21:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3607 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Menlo Park, CA 94025-6213
    (Avy Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-854-1226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?