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Late dinner in Palo Alto?

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Kim Cooper Feb 16, 2007 04:47 PM

Hi -- we have a meeting in Palo Alto every third Friday, and it ends about 9 or 9:30, and then we gab a bit....
Is there a good, cheap to medium-priced restaurant open after 10? Either University area or -- well, the meeting is on East Charlston near Middlefield. Anything near there?
We like a variety of types of food, so any ethnicity is ok, but no pizza. (Am I the only person in the USA who doesn't like pizza?)
We've been eating at the Peninsula Creamery, which is great, but we'd like to widen our possibilities.

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    Concetta RE: Kim Cooper Feb 16, 2007 05:28 PM

    Old Pro and Il Fornaio serve late. Was just chatting about this topic a few days ago.

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      Kim Cooper RE: Concetta Feb 18, 2007 04:41 PM

      What is "Old Pro"? and where?

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        Concetta RE: Kim Cooper Feb 19, 2007 07:22 AM

        There's two locations. One on El Camino b/t University and Cal Ave. and the other on Ramona off University. www.oldpropa.com

    2. doc RE: Kim Cooper Feb 16, 2007 06:00 PM

      La Bodeguita Del Medio is close (on California Ave), has easy parking, and serves reasonably-priced Cuban food. The kitchen closes at 10; I'm not sure what this means -- I assume you are ok if you order before 10 -- but you can call to check. http://www.labodeguita.com/

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        Judith RE: Kim Cooper Feb 16, 2007 06:45 PM

        Fayrouz on California Street is open until at least 10. I know that's not really late but then Palo Alto isn't Paris.

        1. bbulkow RE: Kim Cooper Feb 17, 2007 01:33 AM

          Hey, you can do a lot better in palo alto than 10. You've got a good selection serving until 11, and some until 12.

          There's a middle eastern place on University, numeric name - something like 360, not far from PC - that serves late (11, maybe 12). It's not the best middle eastern in town, but does seem like a nice hang-n-gab kind of place. And cheap.

          NOLA serves until 11 on friday, not exactly cheap. Since they're a bar they won't be kicking you out.

          And, yes, you are the only American who doesn't like pizza.

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