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) #19 of 242 Restaurants in Palo Alto ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Cajun & Creole
535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1710
+1 650-328-2722
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“jambalaya” (34 reviews)
“beignets” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1710
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Reviews (213)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant has a French Quarter look to it with outdoor dining and a railed balcony. The food was good, try the jambalaya, fresh oysters and beignets for desert. Seating by the fountain is nice but the kitchen can be a bit distracting. The food...More

Thank Shaymur
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Nola's with a group of 13 people. We had a reservation for 8:30 but weren't seated until 9pm. The building itself is very cool. It has an open roof and so there are patio heaters inside the restaurant. The service wasn't great....More

Thank mldollaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the beads hanging over the entryway to the trendy top 40 music pumping out, you know this will be a lively and exuberant atmosphere. Combine that with a lengthy cocktail list and spirits of just about anything, you are guaranteed to find a delightful...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for meeting friends, getting together after work. Some coffe table seating and some larger bar height sections. Good crab and small plates

Thank hikerwpet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a fancy place more a peoples place with God food and nice drinks. Probably the best margaritas in Palo Alto.

Thank tottelisa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only thing that is a great game would have to go back and play with this game if it doesn't have a game

Thank KT T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place hasn't changed in 20 years. It seems fun, but is really just so loud that you can't hear your friends. The menu looks good, but when the food arrives, you always think 'meh, not that great. To add to it all, the last...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So good! Can't wait to go back. Crab bread is to die for by the way! Ahi tacos...can't stop thinking about them! We are so much food and had a little too much to drink and loved every second.

Thank Ayresfam
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Been a while since I visited Nola's, but still as good as I remembered. We had a team dinner there and had a room all to ourselves. The art and ambiance is awesome and when you add in the staff and the food - you...More

1  Thank Russell V
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Not the most exciting place with all the suits and ties, but they have great small plates as well as mains, and wonderful craft cocktails.

1  Thank JamesSPC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1710
  • Public Transportation: CalTrans Palo Alto. And a late night cab stand on the weekends.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-328-2722
  • E-mail
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