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Cook's Seafood

751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
+1 650-325-0604
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (11 reviews)
“clam chowder” (8 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (6 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
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751 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4801
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Love this place. Very fresh seafood, reasonable prices, quick service and friendly staff. Great low key vibe. Lots of choices with both fried items, grilled fish, salads, soups, sandwiches and a terrific fish market next door. The employees are fast, efficient and friendly. I enjoy...More

Thank legates
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The restaurant is funky and definitely low budget, but the fish (available in the restaurant or the adjacent fish store) is the best in Menlo Park and probably the best on the Peninsula.

1  Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Discovered this place when looking for fresh fish to purchase. Stopped by one afternoon while out and about and wandered into the restaurant portion. Basically it's a self serve fresh seafood, specializing in fish and chips and other seafood salads. My husband had the fish...More

1  Thank staceylevasseur
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

A typical neighborhood restaurant, more towards fast food.fish and chips were good, service was fast, prices quite reasonable.

Thank Nicusor T
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The food is really good! I use to work really close to Cooks so I had lunch there almost every shift. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Kuki F
Reviewed 3 April 2016

After being told by several people that I had to try Cook's, I finally made it for lunch. Had the fried cod (good--right amount of batter but fish was dry--like it was a little old). Fries were ok and cole slaw was kind of bland....More

Thank Seamsplitter
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I have been going to Cooks for many years, but it has been a while since my last visit. I enjoyed it as it was the first time. The fish and chips are great portions, the Copping you can buy different sizes, they got sit...More

Thank MV_Trotamundos
Reviewed 10 February 2016

For a fast food place, the service is tops. It follows a casual dining concept in which order first, place the given number plaque at your table, the server brings the food to your table. Usually, these formats don't traditionally provide good service. At cook's...More

Thank Paulo D
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This place has been at the corner of El Camino and Roble in Menlo Park for many many years - and the quality is still there! We always get their chowder, but they also have great fish and chips as well. You can dine in...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The fish mongers at Cook's are so helpful and knowledgeable. They will recommend you come back instead of buying your fish early.

Thank carol f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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
We are a seafood restaurant and market in Menlo Park that has been delivering fresh, quality seafood since 1928.
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