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The Melt Stanford

Stanford Shopping Center, 181 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
+1 650-461-4450
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“grilled cheese” (24 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
“mac daddy” (2 reviews)
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Fast food, American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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Stanford Shopping Center, 181 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We shared a Meltburger and a Spicy Mission Burger and had a Cesar Salad and Naked Fries. The burgers were juicy and messy to eat as they were stacked with lettuce tomato and onions. I wish the buns were a little bigger to hold all...More

Thank Samosababa
nadja e, customer rep at The Melt Stanford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hey there, We're grateful for your business and the time you took to write us a feedback. Glad we're able to satisfy your burger cravings:).Our custom blend Wagyu and Angus beef give a uniquely delicious taste. We always cook our burgers medium, pink in the...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

The grilled cheese sandwiches here are out of this world! There are several fun options, but I usually just order the Three Cheese Classic. (You can add bacon, tomato, etc.) Some tomato soup on the side makes it the perfect comfort food lunch. They also...More

Thank Mary S
nadja e, customer rep at The Melt Stanford, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Mary, Thank you for taking the time to write us a feedback. Thrilled that you enjoyed your meal! I would suggest giving one of our MeltBurgers a chance sometime, our team chops the Wagyu-Angus beef so that the cheese gets inside the nooks and...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

There are only so many ways you can do a grilled cheese sandwich. They are good, but I can make these at home for a fraction of the cost.More

Thank vwalser
nadja e, customer rep at The Melt Stanford, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Hey there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our location. We regret that our pricing structure impacted your overall experience. We strive to use all-natural ingredients from our meat, produce, dairy down to the condiments and use compostable packaging materials...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Fast food, sort of. Gooey, cheesy and good comfort food. The grilled cheese is awesome. The party melt out of this world. I do miss a grilled cheese and ham option. Burgers, grilled cheese, chicken and salad on the menu. Interior is fast food atmosphere,...More

Thank Reslimpan
nadja e, customer rep at The Melt Stanford, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Reslimpan, We're grateful for your business and the time you took to share this feedback. Thrilled that you enjoyed our space and enjoyed our food. We look forward to welcoming you back real soon. Until then, you take care! Best, Nadja

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I used to love what the Melt used to be. I always hope that it will one day wake up and revert back to its original concept. Nope. Still burger priced sliders. Expensive French fries. And basic grilled cheese. It's called the Melt. It used...More

Thank Samantha C
nadja e, customer rep at The Melt Stanford, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi Samantha, You're right, we have changed a lot over the years. We are listening to our customer feedback and embrace changes as a way to improve our products and services and to stay competitive in the fast-casual industry. One thing that stayed constant is...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

S small restaurant is reasonable in an area that doesn't offer lots of those p,aces. Order at the counter, great kids offerings, and delivery was quick.

Thank parrotheadtraveler
nadja e, other at The Melt Stanford, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hello, We're grateful for your business and the time you took to share this feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Nadja

Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had the Italian Job and it was delicious. In addition to the expected melted cheese, there were mushrooms and seasoned grilled bread. Yum! The nice little surprise were the delicious french fries. We'll be back!

Thank Playball925
nadja e, customer representative at The Melt Stanford, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for being a fan! Italian Job Grilled cheese and fries are my personal favorite too! Try the Italian job with tomato soup next time you visit. It is BOMB!!! Until then, you take care! Best, Nadja

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Minnie & Max The Pugs posts make "The Melt" look so great that we just had to visit and experience it for ourselves. How I wish that The Melt existed in Sydney so that we can have the same here. It was delicious all round!...More

Thank BestFoodFan
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Hello, We are so honored to have been part of your San Francisco experience and we hope to serve you again the next time you are in town. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to stay tuned for our new locations. Who knows, perhaps we...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The patty melt was delicious. Could have used more caramelized onions. Ice tea was refreshing too! Wish we had one in Maui. Would be nice to have gluten free options.

Thank Leanne C
Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

Mahalo! Thank you for being a fan of Patty Melt. For future, please do not hesitate to request for extra caramelized onion or any toppings for that matter. Our crew will be more than happy to fulfill your request. Thanks for dropping by. Regards, Nadja

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The melt is a chain burger place we found in the Stanford mall. All these "new" burger places claim fresh beef and flavor.... the melt does not disappoint. Great burger! Loads of flavor and a really nice melt sauce that doesn't distract. The fries are...More

2  Thank TikiTex
Management response:Responded 20 June 2017

Hi TikiTex, Thank you so much for this awesome review. We are so honored to have been a part of your San Francisco experience and we hope to serve you again the next time you are in town. By the way, we have 2 Melt...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stanford Shopping Center, 181 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-461-4450
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