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The Cheesecake Factory

375 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1717
+1 650-473-9622
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (56 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
375 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1717
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Like always if you hungry you wont be disappointed with The Cheesecake Factory - they have good food for a reasonable price.This particular place has a nice atmosphere and helpful staff.

Thank arekVancouverBC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and guests had a good time here. The interior atmosphere is good and the food is also good. Their deserts are of course very good. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank David D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I went to the Cheesecake Factory in Palo Alto as part of a large group and the restaurant could not have been more accommodating. The interior of this restaurant is beautiful and is fitting of the other stores on University Avenue. A large menu with...More

Thank Dirk_Schmoker
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

It's a glorified fast food joint. You are served by waiters rather than queuing up to get your own. Quite popular with locals. One visit to tick it off from my list is good enough.

Thank AADSWJ
Reviewed 31 July 2017

It's a huge place in town but not the one to go for a culinary meal. Lots of choices, maybe too many and too big portion. The service is good.

Thank amaria a
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Ate here for lunch before heading to San Francisco. Glad we did....the huge portions of food were plenty to fuel us up for lots of walking. That said, the portion sizes for lunch are really too large...a lot of food gets wasted, judging by the...More

Thank jap727
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had a late lunch here. Have been to other Cheesecake Factorys, this one was consistent with looks, food, and service. Not much of a wait, good service, and good food.

Thank Brett T
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Cheesecake Factory is everywhere but if it's your first time, expect large portions. This location has a wonderful ambiance with high ceilings, low light, and well painted wall murals. There's no dress code so the meal you have can fit any occasion from casual to...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

To be honest I ate here because I knew what they have. Had wings and fries. Not bad. Just like all other Cheesecake Factory restaruants that I have been in across the country.

Thank YearRounder04609
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We arrived around 10pm for dessert. We asked for a quiet place so we could visit. The music was excessively loud in the "back room," and a party near us was competing with the music to see who could be louder. We eventually asked if...More

Thank Ed R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-473-9622
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