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About Fleming's Steakhouse - Palo Alto
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar pairs a passion for service and seasonal ingredients
with the finest USDA Prime beef. Every dish is meticulously made from scratch and served by our
attentive staff. You’ll also discover the perfect wine for every mood with the Fleming’s 100®, our
award-winning list of 100 wines by the glass. Our wine list features top-rated vineyards from
around the world. We also offer Private Dining Rooms and a personal Private Dining Director who
will craft the perfect occasion for any group size or budget. At Fleming’s, every visit is filled with
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Steak, Steakhouse, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 5:00 - 11:00pm, Sonoma Sunday Brunch & Dinner: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Lots of open parking
Cal Train is located one block away at University Ave.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Private Dining has never been so personal. Our Private Dining Directors coordinate with you to create a one-of-a-kind experience, customized to your group size.
Fleming's Steakhouse - Palo Alto Ratings and Reviews
We enjoyed the food a lot. Everything was pretty pricey but the portions were large, and the food was extremely well prepared. Everyone enjoyed their salads. I was impressed that my request for gluten-free options, conveyed through Open Table, was taken seriously - the restaurant provided me with a gluten-free menu when I arrived, without my asking. The only problem was that the service did not seem to live up to this standard. For example, my mother-in-law ordered the lobster tails with melted butter, and they never brought the melted butter until we had asked three times and the lobster was getting cold. That really marred it for her.
We booked this for Mother's Day brunch (three course prix fixe). Kind of weird venue for a brunch, but we just felt like a change. The portions were generous (too generous -- so much food) and the quality of the food and the service were superb. Good choices for vegetarians as well, so that was a really nice surprise. I also liked that it was pretty quiet. Even though it was very busy, we could easily have a conversation and actually hear each other. We might have to make this a Mother's Day tradition.
Friendly staff. Food was very good, we had the Filet Mignon Flatbread appetizer, Dry aged RibEye and Dry aged NY Strip - all very good and tasty. The onions rings where done just right and stacked high. The only blemish was the Crispy Brussel Sprouts, they were too sweet, BUT the waitress removed it off our bill when we told her later that is was a little too sweet for us. For dessert we had the Creme Brulee.
It was a birthday dinner and everyone including the manager came over and wished my guest a Happy Birthday. They took a picture of us and printed and put it in a frame AND gave him a little gift at the end. We decided to open it when we got home. WHat a surpise - inside were 4 good size chocolate truffles!
Date night with my husband. We were seated in the "annex", i.e. The function room to the right when entering. No candle on table, cold fraught, filthy iPad wine menu (didn't want to touch it), and a terrible waitress. She was slow, inattentive and clearly bored. I had no knife when my steak arrived, asked, nothing, so got up to hunt for a knife myself. At these prices, it wasn't the service I expected.
We arrived at 8pm and found a toddler was crying her heart out. Not what we look for when dining.
Starter: wedge. I've eaten better at Town.
Mains: filet mignon with over priced sides of Brussels ($13) and onion rings ($13). I've eaten better from Whole Foods.
It's a miss for us. Never again.
We had a very disappointing experience at Fleming's on Sunday. We canceled our brunch reservation at a different restaurant because Fleming's was open a bit earlier, which aligned better with our timing. First, we were not made aware, via the website or any other channel, that the regular weekly brunch menu was made completely unavailable for Easter. Instead, only a $50 pre fixe brunch option was made available that day. When we asked the server if we could order off of the a la carte brunch menu, we were told, "No." Some of the food, namely the lobster bisque and salads, was fine. However, two members of our party ordered the eggs benedict, which was served on room temperature, dense, dry English muffins, and with a Hollandaise sauce that was so poorly made that you could easily see the solids separating from the liquid/oil parts of the sauce. The sauce also didn't taste very good. My martini was poorly made and only came with one olive. There was no sign of vermouth or any other ingredient, and there were ice cubes floating around in it. It was basically a straight vodka on the rocks, with one olive. Desserts and sides were fine. Total bill was around $250 for 4 people. Would not return for brunch.
The main course' filet mignon were not top rated meats, with buttery textures. The sauce béarnaise had was watery consistency, lacking any flavor at all. The lobster macaroni were mediocre at best. The colossal shrimp were unimpressive, and the filet flight's sauces (mole, and barbecue) were complete disasters.
Both filets lacked technique in cooking. Overseared on the outside, way to cooked through. Temperature not delivered correctly.
Double cut French fries were a limpy mass, even McDonald's does a better job at this.
I actually are well versed in cooking myself. This amateurish ultra high priced restaurant needs severe cooking training.
I have been to Fleming's many times over the years for both personal and business reasons. This latest experience was awful. It is the worst experience I have ever had at this Fleming's and feel that the staff fell far below what they should have done to make our experience feel as though it was worthwhile. I took my best friend there for her birthday, as she loves it. But even she was shocked at how bad it was, especially since we were among the first people seated.
- food came out VERY late and our server seemed much more focused on the larger tables than our 2 person table; The food was delicious, though, minus the potato issue (below)
- bussing of tables was sub par except for the guy who was great about topping off our water, e.g. our server put utensils on crumbs and food for our final course before cleaning off the table cloth
- some knives were dirty at the table we were seated
- the baked potatoes were very small and holes were dug out in the halves to remove a large dark spot!!! It was tacky and classless. This is not what a restaurant of this level should ever do, as guests do pay for a high level of food prep/quality, AND service, so this was completely unacceptable!
- there was a lot of apologizing, but only a free dessert offered, which we really didn't want but accepted. However, what they should have done is given us a substantial discount!!! I still managed to pay >$200 for a meal for two, which is considered cheap at this establishment. However, it is still is a lot of money and I do not think the management or staff did right by us.
I am appalled at how poorly our experience went. This is uncharacteristic for Fleming's and a new low in my experience. Even after 3+ days, I am still very upset that my friend's birthday experience was ruined.
Mike Alvarez is an amazingly attentive server. Him and the entire wait crew was very warm and focused, serving fantastic food and surprises to us. What a terrific dining experience! Awesome quality steaks, soups, desert, warm atmosphere, friendly service by many. A great location for any occasion!
Flemings is our favorite restaurant, hands down! It's a little pricey, but well worth every penny. The customer service is phenomenal and it's a great spot for a special occasion or night out on the town. Thank you flemings for an amazing anniversary dinner!
Our server, I think his name was John, was fantastic. Very attentive, not pushy, kept a great flow to the dinner. Overall the food was simply overpriced. My husband and I both ordered the aged ribeye at $61.95 each. For this price I would expect an AMAZING piece of meat. The meat did not have a nice sear on the outside and actually had a bit of a steamed texture to it and the flavor was good, but not worthy of the price tag. We each also had a salad, also good but over dressed.
I have been here for Happy Hour and the experience was very different, the service was pretty bad, we sat at the bar and the bartender had no personality what-so-ever. The food and drinks were well priced, flavorful and the variety was great. I would come back for Happy Hour
While the food was good, I felt that is was very overpriced for the service and quality of food. Everything is an extra charge, including adding a rub onto your steak. Shouldn't the seasoning be included in the price? I ordered a glass of wine and was asked if I wanted a 6 or 9 oz pour, for presumably more money for a bigger pour. At an upscale steakhouse it does not seem to be appropriate for them to be nickel and dime you. For the prices I expected a better level of service and a more refined experience.
The food was good but the service made us forget about the food. Our server Christina P. made us feel extremely rushed it was so uncomfortable! She never asked if we wanted to hear the specials we over heard another server talking about the lobster Mac and cheese which was pretty good as well. We ordered the cheesecake for dessert which she brought out along with the check we all took a bite of the cheesecake and she came asking if we were ready to pay. We will not be going back I'd rather continue to drive further out then to get treated the way we did!
I came here with my friend to celebrate and told our waiter Anthony C. The worst part about our dining experience, once the server brought out our steaks, he asked us to immediately cut down the center so he could see if it was cooked right. I refused and let my steak rest. Also, once Anthony opened our bottle of wine, he never poured for us when our glasses were empty as he stood next to the wine bottle asking us how were were doing. We never received water refills until after the check was dropped off. I already knew I wanted the lava cake but he never gave us advanced warning like how all the other servers usually do so we waited with nothing on the table for 20 minutes.
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