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220 University Ave Ste B, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1711
+1 650-853-8182
10:30 - 00:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My food was hot, delicious and served quickly. I asked for a dish that was eggplant and many meats with sauce and cheese (can't remember the name). It came with rice, salad, and pita cut in triangles. I got complimentary green tea. Servers were really nice. I declined the 2nd tea because I already had drink water and Turkish coffee... More 

Thank Rosa F
Castro Valley, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quite a rude and belligerent staff and owner(in particular). Tried them twice; will NEVER go back again. Very greasy and stale food.

Thank Shams T
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261 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I tried this place for lunch and i will say that i was little dissappointed with the quantity . Quality wise they are good. I took the chicken gyros wrap, it lacked little salt but addition of the spicy sauce got the kick back in. My friend order the veggie plate and it was really small as per price. My... More 

Thank Traveller_4m_Krypton
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Picked up a random place for lunch and decided to try a lamb kebab wrap on a whim. The taste was totally unexpected but great! A combination of crispy tortilla, sour cabbage and fresh but very nicely grilled lamb made this the best lunch of at least last 2 weeks. I advise eating it with some kind of plate -... More 

1 Thank Anton G
Apex, North Carolina
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Wanted to try something Mediterranean, so found this while taking a walk on the University Avenue in Palo Alto. The guys who take order and serve are real nice. I tried the chicken gyro plate and another person with me tried salmon. The preparation of the chicken gyro was good and the combination had a good taste, but the texture... More 

Thank tripfan2010
San Francisco, California
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

My friend and I went here for Sunday lunch. He had the Falafel Plate and I had the Beef and Lamb Gyro. We both had the pink lemonade to drink it all down. We both enjoyed our lunch. The service was excellent and the outside seating was refreshing.

1 Thank bluepacificwaters
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91 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stopoed by because we wanted to try the lentils soup. Once we were inside we decided to also try the lamb kebab dish and closed with a Turkish coffee and a nutella crépe. The service is great, the dishes great, and the location too!

Thank mfragozo
Newark, CA
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Palo Alto, California is well known as the home of Stanford University. The downtown area, a charming place to spend an afternoon, is also a foodie’s paradise. There is a cornucopia of dining options with restaurants serving a wide selection of international cuisines. One of my new favorites is Café 220, a casual Mediterranean restaurant that serves authentic Turkish cuisine... More 

Thank Here2thereNewark_CA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Pleasant greetings. Lamb and beef gyro salad for dinner. Fine and fresh. Followed by Turkish coffee. Delicious. I will return.

Thank ColeHasson
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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1,555 reviews
904 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 550 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

I really enjoyed Cafe 220. It describes itself as 'Casual Mediterranean' and that sums it up very well. The place has casual atmosphere but with excellent service and great food. The place uses ingredients sourced from farmers' markets. The menu is very wide ranging (lots of Greek-style things) and they are very happy to do a vegetarian version of entrees.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Cafe, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 University Ave Ste B, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-853-8182

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