Bird Dog

Modern American

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Palo Alto destination restaurant, Bird Dog, showcases New American cuisine with Japanese and Californian influences from chef Robbie Wilson. The menu, divided into raw, meat and vegetables categories, includes changing dishes like popular red oak-grilled avocado, Wagyu ribeye with mojo verde or potato terrine with kabocha squash. Drink offerings include international beers and wines alongside creative cocktails like the Spaniel (whiskey, chili, bourbon-barrel smoked maple syrup, amaro). This sleek South Bay space is marked by massive wooden doors, an open kitchen and lofty ceilings.

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  • Two and a half stars from the San Francisco Chronicle 2016
  • Three stars from the San Jose Mercury News
  • Grilled Avocado: The Bay Area’s 50 Most Essential New Dishes 2016 — San Francisco Magazine
  • 11 Hottest Restaurants and Bars in the South Bay 2016 - Zagat
  • Bay Area Hidden Gem 2016: Bird Dog - Table8

420 Ramona Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Modern, Refined, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Meet For A Drink
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (650) 656-8180
  • Private Dining Room: Yes