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Guidebook for Woodside

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Guidebook for Woodside

Food Scene
An Iconic longtime restaurant with great breakfast and lunch. Reservation recommended.
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locals recommend
Buck’s Restaurant, Woodside
3062 Woodside Road
27
locals recommend
An Iconic longtime restaurant with great breakfast and lunch. Reservation recommended.
Great for dinner or a lighter fare in the bar. A go-to place for a business friendly scene.
15
locals recommend
Left Bank
635 Santa Cruz Avenue
15
locals recommend
Great for dinner or a lighter fare in the bar. A go-to place for a business friendly scene.
Charming with great food for breakfast and cocktails with dinner at night
8
locals recommend
Bistro Vida
641 Santa Cruz Avenue
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locals recommend
Charming with great food for breakfast and cocktails with dinner at night
Great old fashioned classic diner, burger joint. Where you may see an occasional celebrity or sports figure.
Peninsula Creamery - Dairy Store & Grill
900 High Street
Great old fashioned classic diner, burger joint. Where you may see an occasional celebrity or sports figure.
New Orleans's cuisine with the nightlife to boot
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locals recommend
Nola
535 Ramona St
36
locals recommend
New Orleans's cuisine with the nightlife to boot
The best, tough to get a reservation.
62
locals recommend
Evvia Estiatorio
420 Emerson Street
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locals recommend
The best, tough to get a reservation.
Classic Stanford upscale hangout restaurant, iconic Stanford scene.
Sundance The Steakhouse
1921 El Camino Real
Classic Stanford upscale hangout restaurant, iconic Stanford scene.
Excellent fine dining
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locals recommend
The Village Pub
2967 Woodside Road
25
locals recommend
Excellent fine dining
Local favorite, wonderful patio and great food and longtime "secret". Good for everyone.
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locals recommend
Alice's Restaurant
17288 Skyline Blvd
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locals recommend
Local favorite, wonderful patio and great food and longtime "secret". Good for everyone.
Great Americana breakfast. Be prepared for a wait.
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locals recommend
Stacks
600 Santa Cruz Avenue
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locals recommend
Great Americana breakfast. Be prepared for a wait.
Al Fresco, pastries, lunch and dinner, good for everyone
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locals recommend
Cafe Borrone
1010 El Camino Real
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locals recommend
Al Fresco, pastries, lunch and dinner, good for everyone
The best pasteries
Woodside Bakery & Cafe
325 Sharon Park Drive
The best pasteries
Starbucks
325 Sharon Park Drive
Starbucks
820 Woodside Rd
all have WiFi for those on the go.
Starbucks
3590 Alameda de las Pulgas
all have WiFi for those on the go.
Great sushi, quiet with a Koi fish pond inside
Bonsai Japanese Cuisine
3401 El Camino Real
Great sushi, quiet with a Koi fish pond inside
Sushi, highly rated
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locals recommend
Jin Sho
454 California Avenue
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locals recommend
Sushi, highly rated
Budget friendly great pizza and salads, plus they deliver! On-line orders 20% off Pizza by the slice too.
Avanti Pizza Fresh Pasta
3536 Alameda de las Pulgas
Budget friendly great pizza and salads, plus they deliver! On-line orders 20% off Pizza by the slice too.
California Mexican food, fresh, and yummy.
9
locals recommend
Lulu's on the Alameda
3539 Alameda de las Pulgas
9
locals recommend
California Mexican food, fresh, and yummy.
Chinese to go 650-322-4631
Chef Kwan's
630 Menlo Avenue
Chinese to go 650-322-4631
Quiet, upscale dining. Lovely setting.
The Firehouse Bistro
2991 Woodside Rd
Quiet, upscale dining. Lovely setting.
Out of the way, great food, nice cocktails, a find.
10
locals recommend
Portola Kitchen
3130 Alpine Road
10
locals recommend
Out of the way, great food, nice cocktails, a find.
Great food if your visiting the Cinema in Redwood City
Portobello Grill
875 Middlefield Rd
Great food if your visiting the Cinema in Redwood City
Not a restaurant! A food delivery option. Also try "Grub Hub" or "Door Dash"
Waiters On Wheels
Not a restaurant! A food delivery option. Also try "Grub Hub" or "Door Dash"
Drinks & Nightlife
Hoppin' sports bar with food
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locals recommend
The Patio
412 Emerson Street
16
locals recommend
Hoppin' sports bar with food
Wine bar
Gravity Bistro
544 Emerson St
Wine bar
Wonderful spa, restaurant and bar scene
23
locals recommend
Rosewood Sand Hill
2825 Sand Hill Rd
23
locals recommend
Wonderful spa, restaurant and bar scene
Great Mexican food and drinks. Fantastic Guacamole.
25
locals recommend
Reposado
236 Hamilton Avenue
25
locals recommend
Great Mexican food and drinks. Fantastic Guacamole.
Restaurant and quiet bar with attentive staff.
LB Steak Menlo Park
898 Santa Cruz Avenue
Restaurant and quiet bar with attentive staff.
Continuous music, acts such as Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz, cabaret, jazz, comedy and big band groups. A find.
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locals recommend
Angelicas
863 Main Street
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locals recommend
Continuous music, acts such as Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz, cabaret, jazz, comedy and big band groups. A find.
Wine bar, small and quaint.
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locals recommend
The Wine Room
520 Ramona Street
26
locals recommend
Wine bar, small and quaint.
Beautiful entertainment venue
14
locals recommend
Montalvo Arts Center
15400 Montalvo Road
14
locals recommend
Beautiful entertainment venue
Shopping
One level quaint shopping plaza with many restaurants, shops, plus La Belle spa - the best.
35
locals recommend
Town & Country Village
855 El Camino Real
35
locals recommend
One level quaint shopping plaza with many restaurants, shops, plus La Belle spa - the best.
Bloomingdales, Macy's, Apple, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Michael Kors, Abercrombe, Gap, Tesla, Coach, Tory Burch, Tommy Bahama, Janie & Jack, Kate Spade, Godiva, Victoria's Secret. Upscale shopping with restaurants and flower displays. A few concerts on Thursdays during the summer. La Belle Day Spa too.
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locals recommend
Stanford Shopping Center
660 Stanford Shopping Center
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locals recommend
Bloomingdales, Macy's, Apple, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Michael Kors, Abercrombe, Gap, Tesla, Coach, Tory Burch, Tommy Bahama, Janie & Jack, Kate Spade, Godiva, Victoria's Secret. Upscale shopping with restaurants and flower displays. A few concerts on Thursdays during the summer. La Belle Day Spa too.
Sightseeing
The Filoli Estate 1917 Georgian style estate is one-of-a-kind in the Bay Area. Tour the beautiful home and or the gardens. Enjoy lunch in the café. (650) 364-8300 Open Feb - Oct. closed Mondays
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Filoli
86 Cañada Road
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locals recommend
The Filoli Estate 1917 Georgian style estate is one-of-a-kind in the Bay Area. Tour the beautiful home and or the gardens. Enjoy lunch in the café. (650) 364-8300 Open Feb - Oct. closed Mondays
Tours of Stanford Campus - free tours at 11:00 and 3:15p.m. 7 days per week.
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locals recommend
Hoover Tower
550 Serra Mall
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locals recommend
Tours of Stanford Campus - free tours at 11:00 and 3:15p.m. 7 days per week.
Parks & Nature
Popular hiking trail. Wear pants as ticks are active in our area. Hike to the top for an amazing view of the ocean and bay. Strenuous hiking.
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locals recommend
Windy Hill Preserve
20
locals recommend
Popular hiking trail. Wear pants as ticks are active in our area. Hike to the top for an amazing view of the ocean and bay. Strenuous hiking.
Scenic hiking. Wear pants to avoid ticks. The upside is you may see jack rabbits, deer or a bobcat.
Los Trancos Preserve
Scenic hiking. Wear pants to avoid ticks. The upside is you may see jack rabbits, deer or a bobcat.
Go because it's beautiful, from the drive to the walk on the beach. Pop into downtown HMB and have breakfast or shop for that special souvenir. It's a great town - not a tourist trap.
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Dunes Beach
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locals recommend
Go because it's beautiful, from the drive to the walk on the beach. Pop into downtown HMB and have breakfast or shop for that special souvenir. It's a great town - not a tourist trap.
Arts & Culture
Wonderful art exhibits. Rodin sculptures continually on display. Closed Mondays.
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Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts
328 Lomita Dr
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Wonderful art exhibits. Rodin sculptures continually on display. Closed Mondays.
events.stanford.edu arts.stanford.edu
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Stanford University
450 Serra Mall
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events.stanford.edu arts.stanford.edu
Technology Museum
teamLab at PACE Gallery
300 El Camino Real
Technology Museum
Small museum, but quiet interesting. $4.00 admission.
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locals recommend
San Mateo County Historical Museum
2200 Broadway St
11
locals recommend
Small museum, but quiet interesting. $4.00 admission.
Fantastic , hands-on museum.
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locals recommend
The Tech Interactive
201 S Market St
122
locals recommend
Fantastic , hands-on museum.
Entertainment & Activities
Vintage theatre with vintage films. A live organist plays prior to every showing and popcorn is at vintage price of $1.00/bag
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locals recommend
Stanford Theatre
221 University Avenue
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locals recommend
Vintage theatre with vintage films. A live organist plays prior to every showing and popcorn is at vintage price of $1.00/bag
Live Theatre Performances such as Oklahoma, Eagles Tribute band, light opera, etc. www.foxrwc.com
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locals recommend
Fox Theatre
2215 Broadway
14
locals recommend
Live Theatre Performances such as Oklahoma, Eagles Tribute band, light opera, etc. www.foxrwc.com
New stadium 2006 houses many school and national sporting events Such as the San Jose Earthquakes Soccer Also see the Taube Tennis Center
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locals recommend
Stanford Stadium
625 Nelson Road
8
locals recommend
New stadium 2006 houses many school and national sporting events Such as the San Jose Earthquakes Soccer Also see the Taube Tennis Center
Stanford Tennis Center hosts the Bank of the West Tournament in July with players such as Serena Williams
Taube Tennis Center
625 Campus Drive
Stanford Tennis Center hosts the Bank of the West Tournament in July with players such as Serena Williams
20 theatres playing the newest releases.
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locals recommend
Redwood Downtown 20 and XD
825 Middlefield Rd
23
locals recommend
20 theatres playing the newest releases.
Big name music acts perform here throughout the year. Open air venue.
55
locals recommend
Shoreline Amphitheatre
1 Amphitheatre Parkway
55
locals recommend
Big name music acts perform here throughout the year. Open air venue.