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Birch Street Cafe

2363 Birch St, Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 327-0284 · $$$ · American, French, Italian
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"72 Yelp reviews

Good for

Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

Spaghetti Carbonara · Cheese · Pan Seared Ma Sea Scallops · Arugula and Artichoke Salad

General info

Casual · Elegant · Stylish



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"by Jennifer D. at Yelp User Review2/25/2014If you are a lover of fresh, very tasty, and healthy delicious food, this is the perfect place for you. Although the portions are smaller than you get say at California Pizza Kitchen each bite is a treat and you will enjoy any of the selections. The atmosphere is romantic, cozy and warm.While the restaurant is small, … More
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"by JD Z. at Yelp User Review2/20/2014Another great experience at Birch. Here's what I loved about the experience:1.Atmosphere- the place balances small and intimate with personal.The wait staff is great, friendly, and the vibe of the place hits all the right notes...you could easily feel you are in Europe dining at a small cafe as the tables spill out … More
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"by Giuseppe L. at Yelp User Review1/9/2014This was my second time to visit the restaurant. Both times, I had the same feeling: the space used to be cozy but now they have put more tables and the space is extremely small for so many people. Food has become un-tasting, and not worth the price, and the staff are all white males. More
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"by Adrienne M. at Yelp User Review12/5/2013This is by far my favorite restaurant in Palo Alto.I have gone many times & have never been disappointed in any dish I've tried.I almost always order the scallops here; they cook them perfectly.The current preparation, with sides of spinach, Japanese sweet potato gratin and balsamic brown butter, might be my … More
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"by Alyssa Y. at Yelp User Review10/10/2013I really wanted to like this place because it has a super cute and cozy atmosphere (especially compared to the other restaurants around California Ave). Maybe their dinner is better but my lunch was a huge disappointment. I got the Greek salad with meatballs and the meatballs tasted (and looked) worse than … More
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