Eat Local in Palo Alto

Last Updated October 05, 2016
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Whether you're interested in shopping for affordable and organic ingredients, finding restaurants that support local farms, or figuring out which foods are in season, here are some spots that make our short list. Eat well be well!

True Food Kitchen

Why We Love It: True Food Kitchen, in the Palo Alto Stanford Shopping Center, serves healthy, fresh food with the flavor and visual appeal of upscale cuisine. It is a light, open space with an enthusiastic, high...
|180 El Camino Real Suite 1140, Palo Alto, CA, us

Asian Box

Why We Love It: If you love the culinary excellence of The Slanted Door in San Francisco and the ease of Chipotle dining, then Asian Box is your new go-to restaurant. Fresh, locally source ingredients bring this...
|855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA, us

Bel Campo Meat Co.

Why We Love It: A recent addition to Town and County, Belcampo Meat Co. is a sustainable butcher serving a variety of pasture-raised meat directly from their own farm. Belcampo is at the forefront of bringing...
|855 El Camino Real , Palo Alto, CA, us

Evvia Estiatorio

Why We Love It: Evvia brings Hellenic Cuisine to the Silicon Valley. From the moment you walk through the door you feel right at home. The menu features traditional Greek dishes with local flare. Start your meal with...
|420 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA, us

Fraiche Frozen Yogurt

Why We Love It: Inspired by simple, natural, and local ingredients, Fraiche delivers the tastiest frozen yogurt in town. The organic yogurt is made-in-house and is topped with your choice of fresh-cut fruit, honeys...
|200 Hamilton, Palo Alto, CA, us

JOYA Restaurant & Lounge

Why We Love It: Latin Tapas and Sangria. Great happy hour, full lounge and dining room.
|339 University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, us
|(650) 853-9800


Why We Love It: Lemonade is a self-described "modern marketplace serving a colorful bounty of seasonal California comfort in a bright cafeteria setting." They offer an extensive variety of fresh salads and hot...
|151 University Avenue, Palo Alto, us
|1152 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA, us

LYFE Kitchen

Why We Love It: A causal eatery equipped with menus fit for meat eaters, gluten free eaters, vegetarians and vegans. There are dishes for every diet at LYFE. LYFE sources its ingredients sustainably and locally when...
|167 North Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA, us
|650.325.LYFE (5933)

Mayfield Bakery & Cafe

Why We Love It: A Bacchus Management Group restaurant, the fresh-baked bread daily and seasonal menu has us coming back to this spot in the beloved Town & Country Village time and time again.
|Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA, us

Oren's Hummus

Why We Love It: If you love hummus, go to Oren's. We said it.
|126 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA, us
|261 University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, us

Pizzeria Delfina

Why We Love It: Belfiore burrata, seasonal veggies, napoletana pizza, house-made gelato. What more can I say? Spawned from the James Beard Award winning Delfina restaurant in San Francisco, this farm-to-table...
|651 Emerson St., Palo Alto, CA, us
|1444 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA, us

Quattro Restaurant

Why We Love It: Quattro Restaurant’s contemporary setting is enhanced by abundant California sunlight. On the garden terrace, guests can dine amid the natural beauty of their surroundings. In the adjoining bar, a...
|2050 University Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA, us
|(650) 470-2889


Why We Love It: Savour fine tequilas. Spice your day. Enjoy new textures. Spacious and curated on the inside. Flavors that will have you coming back for more.
|236 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA, us


Why We Love It: Southern Italy brought to Palo Alto. Order the signature pizza which comes with San Marzano tomato sauce, fior di latte mozzarella and cured spicy sausage.
|448 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, us
|(650) 600-8310

The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse

Why We Love It: We have a chef crush on Yu Min Lin, whose cooking combines Japanese and French cuisine. The foodstyling almost makes each dish too pretty to eat and the cocktails are just as noteworthy. Experience...
|4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA, us
|(650) 213-1111

Tin Pot Creamery

Why We Love It: A specialty ice cream scoop and bake shop that offers flavors with a twist. The goods are hand-crafted on-site daily and they serve Four Barrel Coffee drinks. You seriously can't go wrong with any...
|855 El Camino Real, #121, Palo Alto, CA, us
|201 First Street, Los Altos , us

Vina Enoteca

Vina Enoteca brings the rustic charm of Italy to the Silicon Valley with food that warms the soul in a setting unlike any other. Come...
|700 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA, us
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