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Yucca de Lac


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Asian, Chinese, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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All our dishes are great for sharing, family style, so we enchourage you to try a variety w/ your party
Yucca Classic Potstickers
Our most popular dumplings, stuffed w/ a whole shrimp, pork & veggies, & pan fried to a crispy golden brown
Please allow approx 8-10 mins to prepare
Yucca Veggie Potstickers
All vegetarian dumplings filled w/ shiitake mushrooms, white mushrooms, taro, baby corn, celery, baby carrots & jicama, & pan fried to a crispy golden brown
Please allow approx 8-10 mins to prepare
Lotus Leaf Chicken
Sticky rice w/ chicken breast, shrimp, pork, chicken, chinese sausage & shiitake mushrooms wrapped & steamed inside a whole lotus leaf
Please allow approx 8-10 mins to prepare
Siu Mai
Steamed dumplings filled w/ pork & shiitake mushrooms & garnished w/ a whole shrimp tail up
Please allow approx 8-10 mins to prepare
Taro Pie
A fluffy taro shell filled w/ shrimp, chicken, pork & shiitake mushrooms
All of our salads dressings are homemade fresh w/ extra virgin olive oil. We strive to use only natural ingredients & fresh fruit juices in all dressings
Chinesse Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken breast on a bed of organic mixed greens & romaine lettuce, tossed w/ mandarin oranges, cashews & vermicelli in a sesame vinaigrette
Seared Ahi Tuna & Grilled Mango Salad
Lightly seared raw ahi tuna on a bed of baby arugula & mango cubes, tossed w/ sugar peas & cashews in a honey & dijon vinaigrette
Green Papaya Shrimp Salad
Shredded green papaya, whole shrimp & mixed greens tossed w/ Thai chilies, fish sauce & topped w/ peanuts
Asian Pear Salad
Ripe pear slices, mixed greens, romano cheese & honey pecans in a lemon vinaigrette
Strawberry Fennel Salad
A healthy serving of ripe strawberries on a bed of baby arugula, tossed w/ fennel, red onions, romano cheese & pine nuts in a white balsamic vinaigrette
Watermelon Salad
Juicy watermelon cubes on a bed of baby arugula, tossed w/ red onions & mint in an orange citrus vinaigrette & topped w/ feta cheese & almonds
Garden Salad
Mixed greens & romaine lettuce tossed w/ cherry tomatoes, English cucumbers, baby carrots, sugar peas, romano cheese & cashews in a sesame vinaigrette
Garden Salad Appetizer Portion
All of our soups are homemade daily
Shrimp & pork stuffed dumplings in or family's soup base recipe of chicken, pork & seafood
Hot & Sour
A mild spicy vegetarian broth w/ tofu, shiitake mushrooms, arage kikurage mushrooms, egg & fennel
Choice of organic white rice or brown rice. Wok fried w/ egg, sugar peas, baby carrots, white corn & scallions
Organic white rice
Brown rice
Chicken Fried Rice
Organic white rice
Brown rice
Honey Pork Fried Rice
Organic white rice
Brown rice
Shrimp Fried Rice
Organic white rice
Brown rice
Chicken Honey Pork & Shrimp Fried Rice
Organic white rice
Brown rice
Green Vegetarian Fried Rice
Organic white rice
Brown rice
Crab & Avocado Fried Rice
Made w/ real crab meat & ripe avocados
Wok fried w/ white shimeji mushrooms, sugar peas, red onion, baby carrots & scallions (vermicelli rice noodle or flat rice noodles can be substituted as a gluten free option
Vermicelli rice noodle
Flat rice noodles
Chicken Fried Noodle
Vermicelli rice noodle
Flat rice noodles
Honey Pork Fried Noodles
Vermicelli rice noodle
Flat rice noodles
Shrimp Fried Noodle
Vermicelli rice noodle
Flat rice noodles
Chicken, Honey Pork & Shrimp Fried Noodle
Vermicelli rice noodle
Flat rice noodles
Green Vegetarian Fried Noodle
Rib Eye Chow Fun
USDA prime rib eye slices wok fried w/ flat rice noodles, red onions & scallions
Yucca's Crispy Noodle
Wok fried organic spinach noodles, topped w/ scallops, prawns crab meat, clams, white shimeji mushrooms, sugar peas, red onion & baby carrots
Orange Chicken
Chicken breast cubes lightly battered & wok fried in our homemade sweet & mild spicy orange sauce
French Bean Chicken
Chicken breast sauteed w/ french green beans & shiitake mushrooms in a black bean sauce
Spicy Sesame Chicken
Chicken breast cubes lightly battered & wok fried in our homemade spicy juo zong sauce
Rib Eye Mongol
USDA prime rib eye served w/ sauteed bell peppers, red onions & scallions in a spicy mongolian sauce
Victoria's Peak Steak
Filet mignon our most juicy & tender cut served w/ a red onion garlic sauce
Tolo Cove Ribs
Full rack of baby back ribs marinated in homemade ginger garlic sauce & slow roasted fall off the bone
Tofu Medley
Fried tofu w/ stir fried white shimeji mushrooms, asparagus, zucchini, jicama, kabucha, broccoli pepper & red onion
Miso Garlic Salmon
Fresh canadian salmon glazed w/ our homemade miso sauce on asparagus in a sake butter sauce w/ flavors of basil & garlic
Salmon may be slightly rare in the middle
Chilean Seabass
Fresh chilean seabass served over a bed of white wine creamed savoy cabbage
Sauteed French Green Beans
With black bean sauce
Sauteed Asparagus
With minced garlic & shallots
Steamed Rice
Organic white rice or brown rice
Asian teas are known for their health benefits such as lowering cholesterol & blood pressure, reducting stress & strengthening the immune system. Our organic teas are made naturally to achive the best flavors possible
Jasmine Flower Green Tea
The sweetness & fragrance of jasmine flowers infused w/ soothing green tea leaves. This tea blooms while it brews
Organic Black Tea
A rich & fully robust tea known for its purifying properties
Organic Green Tea
A‎ light & refreshing tea to fit almost any mood
Rose Flower Green Tea
A flowery sweet tea w/ a pleasant lasting after taste
Chrysanthemum Flower Tea
A pale decaffeinated green tea w/ a faint citrus scent & sweet flavor producing a soothing floral after taste
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Freshly Brewed Coffee or Decaf
Caffe Mocha
Caffe Latte
Caramel Macchiato
Iced Latte
Iced Mocha
Iced Caramel Macchiato
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

I live in Singapore and did not expect to find Asian food of the kind I found in this restaurant. The dumplings were fabulous, the fried rice was very nice and the service was awesome. I think the waitress who served us was Ivan or...More

Date of visit: July 2014
3  Thank Rahul A
Reviewed 13 July 2014

This is my favorite place to go for garlic noodles. Not that the rest of their menu isn't fabulous, but the garlic noodles stand out from everything else. I've been to this place countless times, tried all their entrees and I simply cannot find anything...More

Date of visit: July 2014
1  Thank auyong123
Reviewed 4 July 2014

I have visited Yucca de Lac on many occasions and never been disappointed. They have a great wine selection (I have enjoyed many glasses at the bar..), interesting cocktails (I had a really good one with lychee but the name escapes me right now), and...More

Date of visit: April 2014
2  Thank Anja G
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Ambiance : It is very good ! quite and comfy Food : 1. Crab and avocado spring roll: This is so good!.They use the real crab meat and thick avocado 2. Duck Garlic noodle: This is my favorite. They use the Spanish noodle and very...More

Date of visit: March 2014
1  Thank 89carriec
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

Date of visit: May 2014
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

Date of visit: January 2014
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 MinnieY_13
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

Date of visit: August 2013
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

Date of visit: December 2013
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

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank Mic K
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