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Guidebook for Atherton

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Guidebook for Atherton

Food Scene
Great high end Greek Restaurant for a special meal
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locals recommend
Evvia Estiatorio
420 Emerson Street
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locals recommend
Great high end Greek Restaurant for a special meal
Wonderful Homemade food with an outdoor patio. Great place to start the day or meet a friend. Kepler's book store is right next store.
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locals recommend
Cafe Borrone
1010 El Camino Real
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locals recommend
Wonderful Homemade food with an outdoor patio. Great place to start the day or meet a friend. Kepler's book store is right next store.
Amazing selection of beer and homemade pastrami. Watch the game or have a fun night out.
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locals recommend
The Refuge
1143 Crane Street
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locals recommend
Amazing selection of beer and homemade pastrami. Watch the game or have a fun night out.
Great Mexican food and market a short stroll away. Burritos here are fantastic and $7.99.
Chavez Supermarket
46 Fifth Avenue
Great Mexican food and market a short stroll away. Burritos here are fantastic and $7.99.
Well made organic local fare from acclaimed chef Jesse Cool. Expensive but very nice for a celebration.
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locals recommend
Flea Street
3607 Alameda de las Pulgas
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Well made organic local fare from acclaimed chef Jesse Cool. Expensive but very nice for a celebration.
Small local higher end mexican food. Very fresh and addictive.
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locals recommend
Lulu's on the Alameda
3539 Alameda de las Pulgas
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locals recommend
Small local higher end mexican food. Very fresh and addictive.
French food - always packed.
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locals recommend
Left Bank
635 Santa Cruz Avenue
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French food - always packed.
Small family style japanese restaurant (not sushi - teriyaki, udon, soba, curry etc).
Gombei Japanese Restaurant
1438 El Camino Real
Small family style japanese restaurant (not sushi - teriyaki, udon, soba, curry etc).
Best french bakery in town for salads, sandwiches & fancy pastries
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locals recommend
Mademoiselle Colette
816 Santa Cruz Ave
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locals recommend
Best french bakery in town for salads, sandwiches & fancy pastries
Excellent and lively Mexican restaurant. Our goto place for tableside guacamole, exotic tacos and great mexican salads.
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locals recommend
Milagros Latin Kitchen
1099 Middlefield Road
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locals recommend
Excellent and lively Mexican restaurant. Our goto place for tableside guacamole, exotic tacos and great mexican salads.
Great bagels - we take the kids here for a no hassle breakfast. I love the Asiago/Spinach bagel!
Posh Bagel
869 Santa Cruz Ave
Great bagels - we take the kids here for a no hassle breakfast. I love the Asiago/Spinach bagel!
Great american breakfast place for a hearty appetite. I usually go for poached eggs (and eat a bit of my son's Mickey Mouse pancake).
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locals recommend
Stacks
600 Santa Cruz Avenue
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locals recommend
Great american breakfast place for a hearty appetite. I usually go for poached eggs (and eat a bit of my son's Mickey Mouse pancake).
High quality Scottish pub fare and a ton of great local beers. Scotch eggs - go for it.
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locals recommend
Martins West Gastropub
831 Main Street
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locals recommend
High quality Scottish pub fare and a ton of great local beers. Scotch eggs - go for it.
Parks & Nature
A run to this park and 2x around the charming park trail is just over 3 miles. It has circuit training stations too.
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Holbrook-Palmer Park
150 Watkins Avenue
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A run to this park and 2x around the charming park trail is just over 3 miles. It has circuit training stations too.
A really beautiful hike to the top of windy hill. See snakes, coyotes, deer, turtles and beautiful views of the bay.
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locals recommend
Windy Hill Preserve
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locals recommend
A really beautiful hike to the top of windy hill. See snakes, coyotes, deer, turtles and beautiful views of the bay.
Classic hiking trail to the Stanford dish.
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Stanford Dish
400 Reservoir Road
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locals recommend
Classic hiking trail to the Stanford dish.
Huge park with tennis courts, baseball, soccer, swimming, a skatepark, basketball and lots of green space. The menlo park library is also here.
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locals recommend
Burgess Park
701 Laurel Street
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locals recommend
Huge park with tennis courts, baseball, soccer, swimming, a skatepark, basketball and lots of green space. The menlo park library is also here.
Drinks & Nightlife
High End bar for 30-50 year old professionals.
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locals recommend
Rosewood Sand Hill
2825 Sand Hill Rd
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locals recommend
High End bar for 30-50 year old professionals.
Stanford hangout for decades. Great old town feel, good cheap hamburgers, great local beers - perfect ambiance if you like peanuts on the floor type places.
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locals recommend
Dutch Goose
3567 Alameda de las Pulgas
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locals recommend
Stanford hangout for decades. Great old town feel, good cheap hamburgers, great local beers - perfect ambiance if you like peanuts on the floor type places.
Sightseeing
Beautiful campus and great college sports.
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Stanford University
450 Serra Mall
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locals recommend
Beautiful campus and great college sports.
Essentials
Good place for just about everything. If you are picky about meat Draegers is right down the block.
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Trader Joe's
720 Menlo Avenue
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locals recommend
Good place for just about everything. If you are picky about meat Draegers is right down the block.
Close essentials
Costco Wholesale
2300 Middlefield Road
Close essentials
Upscale grocery store with prepared foods
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locals recommend
Draeger's Market
1010 University Drive
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locals recommend
Upscale grocery store with prepared foods
My favorite whole foods in the area - a great expansive prepared food section including pizza, burritos, sushi, roasted chickens, soups, indian foods etc.
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locals recommend
Whole Foods Market
1250 Jefferson Avenue
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locals recommend
My favorite whole foods in the area - a great expansive prepared food section including pizza, burritos, sushi, roasted chickens, soups, indian foods etc.
Entertainment & Activities
Lots of screens and easy to park for a quick movie.
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locals recommend
Redwood Downtown 20 and XD
825 Middlefield Rd
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locals recommend
Lots of screens and easy to park for a quick movie.
Good bookstore
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locals recommend
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
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locals recommend
Good bookstore
Getting Around
Caltrain stops here only on the weekends. Easy trip up to the city for a Giants game or an adventure.
Atherton Station
Caltrain stops here only on the weekends. Easy trip up to the city for a Giants game or an adventure.
Close train station for weekday trips
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locals recommend
Menlo Park
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Close train station for weekday trips
Nearby train station for weekday trips.
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Redwood City
1 James Ave
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Nearby train station for weekday trips.
In case you need to rent a car... this is the closest
Hertz
2601 El Camino Real
In case you need to rent a car... this is the closest