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751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
+1 650-325-0604
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fastfood place in the heart of Menlo Park! Cannot fault the food for being fresh and tasty/good. We expected something else, but boy oh boy, forget the ambience and you are in for a treat! Wine cheap, food good - hot and tasty! what more can you ask for?

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Thank Francois B
Washoe City, Nevada, United States
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117 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was in the mood for seafood. I ordered the local halibut and it was dry and terrible. Fries were not to my liking. Just bad. You order the food and they bring it to you. Not impressed and will not be back.

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Thank Judy B
Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had the halibut. Tasty but slightly overcooked. Good roll! Ok Cole slaw. I'd eat there again. The person who took my order was sweet. When I asked her which she preferred, the cod or the halibut she said the prawns. This made me giggle.

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Thank PuppetArt
Craig, Colorado
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Passing by and hungry led us to stop and try Cook's Seafood. It was fresh, hot, and tasty. I found the menu to be difficult to wrap my brain around... it was posted on the wall and with all the sounds and crowds, it was a bit overwhelming, but we enjoyed every bite of our food and would certainly go... More 

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Thank Connie E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Cooks has the best fast food fried seafood in the bay area. Fish and chips are to die for. Food is always hot and fresh and never over cooked. Nice staff too!

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Thank Richard B
Scottsdale, Arizona
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201 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Real simple, stand in line, order your fish and then sit in the sparse dining room on what seem like lawn chairs. They took over the Arby's next door, but never have finished the idea. The fish is excellant, the fish and chips are the best in the bay area.

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Thank billcScottsdale
Henderson
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I'm not used to the higher than normal prices of meals in California. The food was good, but not anywhere near worth the price of $35 for a fish sandwich, two pieces of Cod with fries and a bowl of soup. There is also a fresh seafood market attached to the restuarant and prices there seemed to be high, also.

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Thank David L
Redwood City, California
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Cook,s seafood a fish market and has a casual restaurant. The cod and chips are very good. You can subsitute Jasmin rise for the chips. The clam chowder in a bread bowl is my choice on cold days.I also enjoy the prawns, clams, and the halibut. The fish shop has a large variety of fresh fish and shellfish, including dungenious... More 

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Thank Cat D
Cupertino, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A California institution. Have been coming here for years. I absolutely love the Alaskan halibut, always fresh and expertly prepared. Another favorite is Icelandic cod. Wide cut French fries and/or coleslaw are the sides. Moderately priced offerings. I usually get wine. On an Alaskan cruise, we had Alaskan halibut for only one night--so it is a bargain at Cook's!

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Thank Ruth Z
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and did not regret. Very tasty shrimps, prawns and cod - both in salad and with chips.

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Thank Alexey T

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-0604

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?