We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Patio

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
412 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1604
+1 650-322-2575
Website
Today
10:00 - 02:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 02:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 23: English reviews
Princeton, New Jersey
Level Contributor
166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the pub-type atmosphere for our initial meeting get together and the food was served quickly with excellent taste. Our group sampled a variety of items across the menu, no overall complaints.

Helpful?
Thank Rbakken
Level Contributor
151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Nice indoor /outdoor Bistro with good late night entertainment and dancing. But this place thrives during football season and Warriors basketball. Many TV screens to watch your favorite team. Super breakfast creations for delightful meal. Choose the house bloody mary or mimosas to start. Drinks are reasonable priced. Scrambles are good value. Hearty servings. I had the meat scramble with... More 

Helpful?
Thank David O
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We are in Palo Alto for Stanford Reunion and decided to go to Patio (used to be Rudy's when we were students). The group comprised of Belgians, English, Germans, Taiwanese, Brazilian & Indian. All of us were let in with our foreign driving license, except my Indian husband & Taiwanese classmate! They should have brought their passports to get into... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Aditi J
Yerevan, Armenia
Level Contributor
387 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Been here with friends for a drink, liked it very much. Great place to watch sport and chill. Got big collection of drinks.

Helpful?
Thank Aram K
Hamburg, Germany
Level Contributor
63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for affordable food in the middle of Palo Alto this is a good place to go. Great salad, good choice of healthy food on a huge nice patio.

Helpful?
Thank Jonas P
San Mateo, California
Level Contributor
306 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I was here for a party with a few friends on saturday night. This is a sports bar that is great for watching any game with lora of tv's available. They also have really good food too! It is a pretty young crowd layer in the night, but good for older people til 9 or 10!

Helpful?
Thank brentsf
Oviedo, Florida
Level Contributor
342 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

While in town for the UCF vs Stanford game in September 2015, we heard from locals that we should visit The Patio for drinks. Our group enjoyed the drinks and service here and overall had a good time. The drinks and food purchased were rather overpriced though. The service was attentive and took care of our group rather well. Plenty... More 

Helpful?
Thank ssy24
Sao Leopoldo, RS
Level Contributor
105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice place for a happy hour. Sports fans can look at more than a dozen huge TVs showing basketball, football, baseball, *ball sports... The drinks and the food are very good.

Helpful?
Thank Cristiano_SL
Sao Paulo, SP
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Went to The Patio with some colleagues from Stanford. The place is Ok, but the doorman was rude and the drinks were a little overpriced.

Helpful?
2 Thank Fernando1981
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Went there on a weekly basis to watch the Steelers on the back patio. The staff was very accommodating and we have had a lot of fun out there. The food is good, and they have outdoor heaters to keep the patio warm during the winter.

Helpful?
Thank RitaAdvisor

Travellers who viewed The Patio also viewed

 

Been to The Patio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-322-2575

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Patio staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?