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Sundance The Steakhouse

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Menu

APPETIZERS
$16.5
Hibachi Ahi Sashimi
Pan seared & sliced rare. Served with a cucumber sunomono salad & classic garniture
$13.5
Panko Crusted Calamari
Tender cutlets panko breaded & tempura fried. Served with chipotle aioli & cocktail sauce
$14.95
Dungeness Crab Cakes
Lightly fried golden brown. Served on a bed of seasoned greens with sherry cayenne aioli
$12.95
Filet Mignon Spring Rolls
Served on a bed of our famous asian salad. Soy sesame ginger dipping sauce
$15.95
Tempura Gulf Prawns
Panko breaded & tempura fried "Japanese-style." Cocktail dipping sauce & lemon aside
$11.5
Idaho Potato Skins
Tillamook cheddar, smoked bacon & diced green onions. Sour cream chive dip
$15.95
Chilled Prawn Cocktail
Succulent wild gulf prawns served chilled with cocktail dipping sauce & lemon aside
$16.95
Oysters on the Half Shell
Half dozen hand-shucked oysters on a bed of crushed ice with "oyster bar" garniture
$11.95
Tomato & Buffalo Mozzarella
Italian 'Caprese Salad' drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & reduced balsamic vinegar
$17.5
Sautéed Sea Scallops
New England sea scallops sautéed in a white wine garlic butter sauce
HOMEMADE SOUP & SIDE SALADS
Cup $5.95
Bowl $7.5
Award-Winning Clam Chowder
Creamy New England style
Cup $5.95
Bowl $7.5
Lobster Bisque
Thursdays & Fridays only
$6.95
Tossed Sonoma Salad
Micro greens, campari tomatoes, pinenuts, crumbled feta, balsamic vinaigrette
$8.95
The Steakhouse Wedge
Iceberg, chopped tomato, crumbled bleu, smoked bacon, blue cheese dressing
$7.5
Strawberry Arugula Salad
Wild organic arugula, sliced strawberries, toasted almonds, crumbled feta, champagne vinaigrette
$6.5
Sundance House Salad
Organic greens, campari tomatoes, radishes, red onion, rustic croutons
$7.95
Crisp Caesar Salad
Romaine hearts, rustic croutons, parmesan reggiano, creamy anchovy dressing
THE ENTRÉE SALADS
Substitute grilled skirt steak or salmon with any salad for an additional charge
$17.95
Classic Shrimp Louis
House mixed greens, Canadian bay shrimp, chopped red bells, cucumber, diced tomato, hard cooked egg, sliced avocado, louis dressing
$16.95
Chicken Arugula Salad
Wild arugula & mixed greens, grilled chicken breast, organic strawberries, blueberries, toasted almonds, crumbled feta cheese, champagne vinaigrette
$16.5
Asian Chicken Salad
Chopped napa cabbage, grilled teriyaki chicken, peanuts, cilantro, green onion, red bells, slivered carrot, mandarin oranges, wonton strips, asian peanut vinaigrette
$17.5
Monterey Chicken Salad
Micro greens, grilled chicken breast, toasted pinenuts, diced red bells, crumbled feta cheese, balsamic vinaigrette
$18.95
Sesame Ginger Ahi Salad
Rare sesame crusted ahi, micro greens, julienne yellow & red peppers, slivered carrot, cilantro, avocado, mandarin oranges, almonds, sesame ginger vinaigrette
$17.5
Chicken Cobb Salad
House mixed greens, grilled chicken breast, diced tomato, crumbled bleu, hard cooked egg, smoked bacon, avocado, choice of dressing. Tossed or "Derby style"
$16.95
Grilled Chicken Caesar
Crisp romaine hearts, grilled chicken breast, rustic croutons, parmesan reggiano, creamy anchovy dressing
BURGERS & HOT SANDWICHES
Sundance Burgers & Hot Sandwiches are served with your choice of seasoned french fries or a petite salad. All Burgers are made from freshly ground chuck charbroiled over an open flame & served on a gourmet sesame seed bun. All sauces are served on the side. Add Applewood Smoked Bacon or Sliced Avocado for $1.50 ea
$16.95
The Sundance Cheeseburger
Choice of melted cheddar, danish bleu, imported havarti, sonoma pepper jack
$17.95
Black Jack Burger
Cajun seasoned, sliced avocado, sonoma pepper jack cheese, chipotle aioli
$17.5
Sonora Chicken Grill
Grilled herb marinated chicken breast, seasoned arugula, sliced avocado, havarti cheese, house aioli
$18.95
Seared Ahi Burger
Sesame crusted ahi, soy sake glaze, sliced avocado, asian slaw, wasabi ginger aioli
$26.95
Our Famous Prime Rib Dip
Thinly sliced roasted prime rib, butter toasted sourdough roll, hot au jus dip
FRESH SEAFOOD, PASTA & FREE-RANGE CHICKEN
A.Q
Fresh Fish of the Day
A hand picked selection from sustainable sources as far as Hawaii & Alaska. Special beurre blanc sauce aside
$28.95
Grilled Fresh Salmon
Sustainability farm-raised in Norway. Open flame grilled & served with a sour cream dill caper sauce aside
$29.95
Fresh Pacific Swordfish
Hook & line caught. Open flame grilled & served with a sour cream dill caper sauce aside
$26.95
Wild Gulf Prawns
Jumbo prawns sautéed in a classic white wine garlic butter sauce or tempura fried "Japanese Style"
$32.95
Hibachi Ahi Sashimi
Sushi grade #1 ahi tuna pan seared on one side & sliced thin "extra rare". Served with classic Japanese condiments
$22.95
Grilled Chicken Teriyaki
Marinated double breast of chicken charbroiled & basted with our house made Hawaiian teriyaki glaze
$25.95
Chicken Marsala
Chicken breast lightly pounded thin "scaloppini style" & sautéed with a mushroom marsala wine sauce
$19.95
Prawn Puttanesca Pasta
Fusilli pasta tossed with sautéed wild gulf prawns, diced tomatoes, capers, kalamata olives, basil & pomodoro sauce
$21.95
Jumbo Prawn Linguine
Sautéed wild gulf prawns, campari tomatoes, garlic, chili flakes, basil & baby spinach with a white wine cream sauce
SIGNATURE BEEF ENTREES
Our Midwestern USDA Prime Graded Beef is specially aged for over 28 days to ensure tenderness & flavor. Rare or Medium Rare is preferred
The Petite Cut, 8 oz. $28.95
The House Cut, 12 oz. $36.95
Slow Roasted Prime Rib
The House Specialty since '74
9 oz $32.95
Grilled Baja Skirt Steak
Cajun seasoned, salsa fresca, chipotle aioli
14 oz $53.95
Prime New York Strip
Whiskey Peppercorn Sauce
7 oz. $44.95
Prime Filet Mignon
Cabernet Bordelaise Sauce
SIDES
Selected entrées are served with buttered broccoli & carrots and your choice of:
Seasoned Fries
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Organic Tomatoes
with Balsamic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Basil
Sundance Rice
Extra Vegetables
About
Since its opening in 1974, prime steaks and martinis have never gone out of style at this Palo Alto institution. The atmosphere is very clubby with fireplaces, dark wood, sports memorabilia and plush leather booths tucked into the many nooks throughout the dining room. Famous for their slow-roasted prime rib & hand-cut U.S.D.A Prime Steaks, they also offer fresh seafood, cold water lobster tail & succulent shellfish. The 23 oz. Bone-In Rib eye Steak is the "Boss' Favorite" while the Double Cut Filet Mignon runs a close second. Sundance is respected for serving the best food money can buy coupled with value & simplicity – a welcome relief for serious food & steak aficionados. The menu is supported
PRICE RANGE
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews prime rib steak baked potato mud pie lobster bisque seafood salad bread spring rolls sea bass rice fries sports memorabilia sunset dinner the early bird service was excellent cooked to perfection
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Usually, we come here for dinner celebrations so lunch was a different experience. Our server, Thomas was exceptional!! He guided us and helped celebrate with us with his warmth and caring. Weigh this being lunch, we all ordered salads....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank marciagabby
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love meat this is the place. It is on the pricey side so its a special occasion place for us. The one drawback is that it gets very noisy and its hard to hear the others at your table

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best prime rib in the area! Sundance is a big, comfortable restaurant with dark wooden walls and football paraphernalia scattered around. The huge piece of prime rib comes with a baked potato and broccoli and carrots, plus a big salad. Other choices are available,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Diana D
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to find a restaurant that has great Prime Rib, but Sundance specializes in it and it is the best I have ever had. The whole experience was wonderful. We were celebrating a birthday and they brought a piece of their Mud Pie...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Joooody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sundance has been around for 45 years and there’s a reason why - its a great restaurant that cares about the service & quality it gives its clientele. The ambiance is romantic, the food is delicious. No table is bad but we prefer to request...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LoveBirds25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at the Sundance steakhouse after it was recommended to me. I ordered a filet mignon described as center cut prime filet mignon. The steak came and was an end cut that was very tough and almost impossible to eat. The Appetizer tempura shrimp was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been going to Sundance several times a year -- a special treat -- for over 40 years. If anything, the food and service has gotten better over the years. Prime cuts of beef, I usually get a steak or their famous prime rib,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mayday5757
Reviewed 12 January 2019

My recent visit was 5 days ago, decided to take of my friend to dinner. They been busy as usual with 2 hrs wait for table. We end up on the bar side, waiters was very friendly and helpful, but super busy, I think they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 11 January 2019

We had a casual dinner with attentive but not in your face service. Our waiter was just so right on. NY steak was good but the prime rib was better. Side dishes were well prepared and tasty. Quite busy for a Thursday night but we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TheBel
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places for classy dinner. Came with 3 friends to celebrate a birthday and Christmas. We started in The bar for happy hour at 4:40. $5 for wine and beer and $6 for margaritas. Followed that with the early dinner,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Tom C
9 June 2018|
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Response from Les H | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure you can. The ambience of Sundance adds to the great food so dine in if you can.
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Casual to formal is the attire that I have also observed.
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