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625 Oak Grove Ave, Unit B, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4317
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Belmont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped by for take out Hawaiian style plate lunch around noontime. The place was pretty full and a few first timers, like me. There is a large variety of Hawaiian style plate lunches as well as the Chinese steam table items. All looked fresh and tasty. The portions are very generous and the prices are quite reasonable. It is a... More 

Thank Dennis Y
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered bowl of pho. They overcharged$17 for seafood. Menu said $9.95 I ordered seafood not knowing there was an extra charge for shrimp. Very dishonest

Thank Thomas M
Orange County, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's always packed, which confirms how great it is! I have enjoyed there food on a handful of occasions. Will return again and again!

Thank Lovecabo250
Palo Alto, California
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240 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I keep reminding this place is cash only, so no airline milage eating here. The Pho was surprisingly good, Not like found in Vietnam but good. Looking forward to trying the Saimin. Their buffet line has a good variety of Chinese food. I have tried several items and have not been disappointed. You get a good quantity of food for... More 

Thank Iamalwayslost
San Jose, California
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I came here on a weekend night, and it was empty except for 2-3 tables. I ordered at the counter (CASH ONLY) and got the chicken katsu. It took about five minutes for my meal to come out, and it came out in a to-go box. I ate it there anyway, and it was mediocre. The katsu breading was very... More 

Thank Andrea W
San Mateo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We go to Phil's a lot, and now that we have moved out of town we miss it. Their food, both off the steam table and fresh cooked out of the kitchen, is very very flavorful and satisfying.

Thank Telzara
SF, California
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Neighborhood Chinese and Hawaiian food joint. If you have them prepare food for you fresh it tends to be a little more reliable and hot, less greasy and sticky...This is basically a step up from Panda Chain fast food and like the local pseudo-Hawaiian joints in town. What makes the difference here is the owner. He is really terrific with... More 

Thank BigDaddyAlan
San Francisco, California
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

Please. It is not Hawaiian food. Not the taste, not the quality, not the favor, not the style. We searched online and decided to give it a try as we're craving for Hawaiian local food. What a mistake. When we walked up, we saw many types of food listed/already cooked ready to sell. More like Chinese fast food restaurant. Plus... More 

Thank SL65-Cora
Mountain View, California
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763 reviews
470 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 380 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

It's places like this that baffle me as to why I don't live and breathe Chinese food. We came here at about 8:30 pm after a long day of marathon mimosas, and it was the perfect fix for everything that was hurting. We ordered the black mushrooms with bean curd and the eggplant in garlic sauce, along with the vegetable... More 

Thank ajhorse21
Austin, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

We had Hawaiian BBQ from Phi's Treasure Pot for my son's birthday party at the park. Everything was great! Almost everybody had seconds and there was very few leftovers. Phil took very good care of us and our order. He handled and packed the food for us and made sure that we had everything we needed for the party. Overall,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Barbecue, Asian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Oak Grove Ave, Unit B, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park

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