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Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA
+1 650-322-1188
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following an afternoon of shopping, we stopped by for a sampler of appetizers. We had the scallion flatbread, chive dumplings, fried tofu and rainbow poke - delicious! Presentation/service was awesome!

Thank SuperWR250X
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stumbled upon this place because it was not yet so crowded and my sister loves Jasmine tea and all teas. We were not disappointed! I loved the option for outdoor seating, but enjoyed the beautiful dining area with a view of the ambulating east side shoppers from indoors. It was a little tight fight getting in and out of... More 

Thank pinotgrigi0
San Francisco, California
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143 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Been coming here recently for lunch and happy hour on breaks from shopping. While service is slow, the ambience is always lovely and the food is almost always good. We can always count on affordable lunch specials at any day of the week and we get to eat comfortably.

Thank luxetrip
Manila, Philippines
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Second visit here and ordered the Dimsum, seated tuna salad, sea bass and garlic noodles. All good. Placento have a good mall while shopping at Stanford Shopping Mall.

Thank TuttieG
Sunnyvale, California
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Here for lunch after shopping. Interesting menu. Priced right. Very tasty, nice presentation of food. Late lunch, so not too busy. Lovely decor. Ate outside on their patio. Would return.

Thank RDB27
Cincinnati, Ohio
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Food was ok but overpriced. Service was not good. Constantly had to stay on wait staff for water, order, drinks etc. There are much much better options, even California pizza next door.

Thank Shuler_dennis
Monterey, California
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Really nice place in great location in the mall. Visited for dinner with 2 friends and family. I thought it was Asian fusion, but it was pretty dumbed down standard Chinese food without the flavors. Their version of Chinese Chicken salad was unbelievably bad, wrong noodles, no spice,no ginger, totally wrong mayo dressing dressing; the Chef should visit Roy's to... More 

Thank Still call Australia Home
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I went there with 3 friends for an early lunch. It was not too busy at 11. Reservation definitely recommended if later. The food was good and the portions were perfect for lunch. The most outstanding dish was the garlic noodle.

Thank Tennisbums
San Jose, California
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Full disclousure-- I have been to the original Yucca de Lac in Hong Kong. Actually in Shatin Kowloon years ago. It was a restaurant with a great view, good service, excellent food and a romantic spot for lovers. Back to the present, this Yucca de Lac has none of that, no I take it back, the service is also excellent.... More 

Thank Eddie L
Mountain View, California
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470 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This place looks gorgeous, and I had been meaning to try it for a while. I came here with my mom during a shopping trip at the Stanford Shopping Center, and we both ordered the lunch special... after a very, very, very long wait. Service was absurdly slow, especially given that the restaurant was mostly empty. We had vegetarian egg... More 

Thank ajhorse21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-322-1188

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