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Dinah's Poolside Restaurant

4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4405
+1 650-798-1314
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
“burger fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4405
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was looking for a poolside location for a bridal shower brunch for my sister. I am from out of town so I called a friend of mine for suggestions for a "nice but not too scene-y place for 12 people, preferably outdoors and poolside"....More

Thank ty2728
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is in a garden on the poolside. The choices are good to meat most people. The food was well prepared and well presented.

Thank Mounir B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a gorgeous place but I felt that my Mexican breakfast plate was pretty lackluster. Someone in my party ordered their chorizo pork skillet and it had a lot of cartilage. Service was prompt and polite.

Thank Jenna D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to eat at the pool side restaurant when we stayed overnight at the hotel. The atmosphere was very pleasant; the gardening around the pool is pretty, and the shimmering water is great to look at. The noise from people in the pool was...More

Thank reutheralan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I want to start by saying that the food was great. Well worth the money 💰 What I didn’t like was that there was kids screaming everywhere (for some, this isn’t a problem, but I wasn’t impressed). Also, we ordered wine that was served in...More

Thank MHollman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pleasant place to gather and eat. The menu aspires to be contemporary (ie, meatless Impossible Burger), but no really fresh surprises. Comfortable food. That's something like the hotel itself. On a hot summer day, it was marvelous to be able to eat all meals...More

Thank tmbrod
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I love Dinah’s for get together with friends at breakfast or lunch. This time, we met for 6:30 am breakfast. The menu has a big variety and they staff is willing to give half orders on those that split, all you have to do is...More

Thank Marcia K
DinahsGardenHotel, Front Office Manager at Dinah's Poolside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks Marcia for the kind words regarding your recent experience at The Poolside Restaurant at Dinah's Garden Hotel. We're glad that you enjoyed the menu and that the servers took good care of you. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards, Steve...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Beautiful setting by the pool. We had a breakfast that was disappointing: service was friendly at first but then non-existent; when we asked the hostess for coffee, it was cold; food was bland. But we went back a few days later for Happy Hour and...More

Thank Ileinie
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We were staying at hotel and ate there twice. First time was a Weds afternoon and we ate by the pool, it was nice and relaxing though noisy. Food was good and service was good. The second time we ate there was a Saturday evening...More

Thank Sabrena L
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Went here after reading good reviews about it as a happy hour place. First time around, not really impressed given the prices and quality of drinks was sub-par. After chalking that up to an 'off-day' I tried again a few months later. Unfortunately, had the...More

Thank KC C
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heathert485
22 April 2018|
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Response from DinahsGardenHotel | Property representative |
Greetings Heather. The lunch hours at our Poolside Restaurant are indeed from 11am to 3pm everyday. We hope to see you soon! Best Wishes, Steve Mathews Front Office Manager Dinah's Garden Hotel
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Patricia S
20 September 2017|
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Response from DinahsGardenHotel | Property representative |
Hello Patricia, Thank you for choosing our Poolside restaurant - my apologies for the delayed resopnse. We have indicated your preference to dine in-doors on your reservation. Our dinner service starts at 4:00 p.m. daily... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4261 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-4405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-798-1314
  • E-mail
Description
Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant is a favorite for locals and hotel guests! Relax next to Dinah's Garden Hotel's pool and relish in the peaceful surroundings while you enjoy breakfast, lunch, happy hour with cocktails, and dinner. We have a fresh new menu that utilizes the “farm to table” approach and uses only the best cage free eggs, free range meat, & local and sustainable produce whenever possible. Come enjoy the new Dinah's Poolside Restaurant in a spectacular setting with a casual atmosphere and beautiful design; it is a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle. For over 55 years we have been serving the Palo Alto area with great service, great food, and fresh squeezed orange juice daily! Come have some of your old favorites or try one of our new tasty items.
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