Nestled among California’s rolling hills and luxurious green grasses, these ten restaurants in Woodside and Portola Valley are well worth a visit.
Settled in the great redwoods, Parkside Grille is known for its classic American comfort food. The menu is chock full of bold and exciting dishes, from the white prawns-lemon risotto to Greek marinated grass-fed lamb chops. Family-owned, Parkside commits itself to the use of fresh and local ingredients to ensure only the highest in quality, taste, and experience. Parkside is great for a family outing or celebration, as it provides friendly service, incredible food, and a great location in the scenic town of Portola Valley.
Portola Kitchen offers ‘rustic California-Italian cooking’ in the heart of Portola Valley. With full brunch, lunch, and dinner menus, Portola Kitchen is the ideal place to take your family or casually gather with a group of friends. Even the brunch menu remains true to Italian roots offering pizza in addition to the classic pancake and egg dishes. Portola Kitchen also offers an extensive wine and cocktail menu for the over-21 members of your party. Portola Kitchen is the perfect place for your next group gathering, due to the reasonable prices and wide array of dishes.
The Alpine Inn Beer Garden is one of the oldest establishments in the Bay Area, and it had been through many name changes before settling on the current one in 1956. Locals refer to the Inn as ‘Rossotti’s’ and enjoy the rich history and community feeling. Alpine offers the perfect food stop with classic American offerings like burgers, sandwiches, and fries. The old-time feel, local history, and happy surroundings will assure a great dining experience in addition to a tasty American meal.
The Old Port Lobster Shack is a great for seafood lovers. The Shack offers a wide array of seafood choices, including ‘chowdah,’ oysters, shrimp, calamari, and (of course) lobster! In addition to the wonderful and bountiful seafood options there is an assortment of other foods, such as burgers, BBQ, and salads for those not quite in the mood for seafood.
The Amigos Grill is a great place to pop in for a quick sit-down lunch or dinner. Noted for fast and friendly service, the Amigos Grill is a reliable option if you are seeking some authentic Mexican food. The casual and modern interior provides the space for a quick and yummy meal. The menu comprises a classic array of Mexican options, such as enchiladas, quesadillas, burritos, and tacos. You will leave the Amigos Grill happy and satisfied.