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Yucca de Lac

Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA
+1 650-322-1188
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible1%
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“yucca” (15 reviews)
“garlic noodles” (11 reviews)
“chow fun” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Asian, Chinese, Fusion
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

It was lunch time during a day of shopping at Stanford Shopping Center and we thought we would try somewhere new. We loved Yucca! They have a great lunch menu with just the right size lunch specials or you could order entrees and share We...More

1  Thank CATravelingfamily
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Being Chinese and growing up in Palo Alto area meant authentic Chinese food only at Mom's; "Chinese" restaurants catering to caucasian taste buds. So hearing about this place, founded by the famous Pang family of Campbell's Fung Lum fame in addition to the name being...More

1  Thank KrisRod
Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect when we first read the menu, but since all the other restaurants had long waits, we decided to try before our toddler threw a fit because of hunger. Food turned out to be delicious. We had the duck garlic...More

1  Thank Minnie Y
Reviewed 26 January 2014

One of the areas that we like to frequent is the Stanford Shopping Center. On a recent sunny afternoon we decided to try a new restaurant and were pleasantly surprised. We were drawn in by the decor, but even more by the delicious dishes that...More

1  Thank Here2thereNewark_CA
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Nice place conveniently located at the Shopping center. However, the food is only average and the service is very poor. As we walked in we were confronted with a manager that was good at rudely giving orders to the other waiters but simply ignored us...More

1  Thank Alvarorrr
Reviewed 9 October 2013

The last two times the service was sooooo bad. They were going thru some transitions with manager and employees, but that's no excuse. The food was great the first 2 times, but started to get inconsistent. Tethered with really bad service (still nice, not rude...More

Thank Mic K
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Top marks for presentation & taste. They have great lunch deals - like $9 for a plate of chicken teriyaki rice, or $10 for beef cubes with rice; these lunches come with fresh seasonable vegetables (such as snap peas and broccoli) and also a yummy...More

1  Thank cr1557
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Seven family/ friends all from out of town, looking for somewhere different and found it. Quiet Monday evening, outside table with gas heaters later. Interesting menu, difficult choices, see other reviews, generous portions, beautifully presented. We shared a selection of appetizers, a combination of salads...More

1  Thank REGards-JNB
Reviewed 18 April 2013

the descriptions of the food all sounded so good but it was very mediocre (steamed buns had hardly any meat in them, poke had little flavor, shu mai were gummy). Garlic spinach noodles was the only standout dish. Very pretty outdoor space for a nice...More

1  Thank lsfcmh
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Beautiful restaurant with two nice outside seating areas. Four people, each had a cocktail, shared two bottles of wine (at $50 each) and 12 plates of appetizers - $267 - not including tip! The appetizer plates we ordered - potstickers 5 pcs for $10, Siu...More

1  Thank Carla S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-322-1188
Phone +1 650 322-1188. I would personally write a review for this one. It's both very good and very expensive.
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