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Palo Alto Creamery Fountain & Grill

566 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1607
+1 650-323-3131
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (25 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
566 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1607
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Head to this great place for a truly nostalgic feel. A diner experience. Try their hamburgers and shakes.

Thank PriscillaJoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Creamery is clearly a peoples choice place - I look at where the locals go and found this place pretty popular from morning till night (but not crowded)! The staff were really attentive and helpful and the food was just as I expected -...More

Thank AKDut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is pretty good here but I just can't get over the prices! $6.75 for an orange juice?! The chicken apple sausage is good but most of the food tasted under-seasoned. I needed to salt and pepper everything and I'm not a person that...More

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good selection of classic diner food with a great variety of desserts. They should drop the prices about 15-20% though.

Thank Accelerance
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Typical American style diner with great ambiance and good service. We sat at the counter, they took our orders right away and our food was served fast. Brewed coffee was fine. It was a pleasant experience.

Thank Jetsetter-mtl
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a timeless classic, too unique to be called a diner, and too diner-ish to be called a restaurant. Always good food, always a great experience. The trendy places might come and go, the Peninsula will endure.

Thank Rick F
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I like a good diner, and try them out whenever I get a chance while traveling. I ordered the Reuben at Creamery Fountain based on a recommendation. The waiter also suggested that this was a good choice. I have to admit that I was disappointed....More

Thank travelguyPa
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to to visit my Stanford Student it is a must that we go to the Creamery! I learned that we now have one in Illinois and excitedly called to tell her.

Thank mary c
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Been coming to the Creamery for 50 years. It's a great place or families. Terrific shakes and sundaes!

Thank Hal G
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My mouth waters on the way over to this great spot! The menu is a true hybrid of burgers, fries, sandwiches, chicken items in one side and milkshakes, sundaes, cakes and cookies in the other. No matter who we take, they always say the same...More

Thank 415Mark650
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 566 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1607
    (University Ave)
  • Public Transportation: VTA 35, Caltrain
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-3131
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