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
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/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
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
The atmosphere was great. Our waiter Ste ...
The atmosphere was great. Our waiter Steve was knowledgable about the food and wine. He was extremely attentive. Great experience.
Made reservations here due to positive r ...
Made reservations here due to positive reviews from others who had dined there and were not disappointed for our anniversary. Food was great as was the service. Definitely on the high side price wise, but worth it. The only potential issue is that the ambient noise is on the high side but it did not interfere with conversation at normal levels.
Flemings is really one of the best steak ...
Flemings is really one of the best steak houses around. Their steak preparation exceeds most steak places, they have great sides and terrific desserts.
Very surprised on our entrees. The file ...
Very surprised on our entrees. The filet mignon was cooked just right but quite a few chewy parts to it. Had plenty of flavor but was not tender. The asparagus was also stringy. The ends were not cut/trim, therefore it made for very stringy asparagus. This was our first time to Flemings in Palo Alto. It was a disappointment to drive across the bay to have meals that were not up to its normal goodness.
So nice; such great food; made our son's ...
So nice; such great food; made our son's birthday very special!
Fleming's used to be a special place to ...
Fleming's used to be a special place to dine. Special occasion or when you just wanted to splurge. Now it seems to have lost its elegance, attracting a noisy, very casually dressed clientele. Also the quality of the ribeye seems to have slipped a bit. There was a bit of sticker shock over the $16 martini, and table service could hardly be called personal or attentive anymore. With sadness, I will start looking for a new steakhouse in the area.
Just an outstanding experience. Wonderfu ...
Just an outstanding experience. Wonderful staff, great food.
The service was, as always, spectacular. ...
The service was, as always, spectacular. It's the only place we go in the area where I feel like I'm dealing with professional, career waitstaff.
Prime rib meal was perfect.
Prime rib meal was perfect.
Very limited on salad offerings.
They must be afraid someone will only order a salad and skip the red meat order. My wife does not eat beef since mad cow disease and she was disappointed in the small, overly simple and small salad offered. We will be waiting for the menu to add larger salad choices.
It took Fleming's FOUR (shocking, I know ...
It took Fleming's FOUR (shocking, I know!) to get not only the right fairness on the steak, but they also brought out a flat sirloin when I ordered Filet Mignon. The managers were less than professional. What a FLOP on my husband's birthday! We'll stick with a real steakhouse, Los Altos Grille.
Excellent but you pay for it
No doubt about it, this will be a $250-$300 meal for two. We began with cocktails, I had a blueberry lemon martini and it was delicious, innovative and I'd have another, please. My husband had a Manhattan, very good too. We had caesar salads, well dressed. I had an 8 oz. filet which was delicious, $46.50 for 8 oz. of beef. There was nothing else on the plate. My husband had sea bass, beautifully prepared, delicious broth, he was very pleased. We ordered a glass of wine with dinner...and finished with a shared Creme Brulle, with a large dollop of whipped cream on the side. We loved our dinner and enjoyed the evening.
Food was good but not exceptional. Unfor ...
Food was good but not exceptional. Unfortunately I bit into a piece of plastic wrapping? on bottom of short rib. Manager apologized still unacceptable for restaurants like this.
The food and service at this chain resta ...
The food and service at this chain restaurant were outstanding...although in some respects the service was too fast, it seemed a bit rushed. Also, I was surprised at how very casually dressed everyone was, both guests and staff. The very high prices would suggest this is fine dining but the look and feel of the place would be more fitting for a casual bistro. Having said this, as long as your expectations are realistic, you'll have a great time. Like the people at the table next to ours who were incredibly noisy and raucous. Don't expect to have a quiet, romantic meal at this place.
Food was ok! Service was very slow..
Food was ok! Service was very slow..
At these prices, the service should be b ...
At these prices, the service should be better. When one spends $50 on a steak, it would be nice for it to include veggies, starch or both. Plus, our water was served in a cracked glass, and they forgot to leave out the ice as we requested. At least the steak was very good.
Summary: Fantastic menu, excellent servi ...
Summary: Fantastic menu, excellent service, and a great location. Details: This is my first trip to Fleming's Prime Steakhouse. A friend recommended it for dinner, and I am glad she did. The food here was very good. The menu had a very good selection of choices in every category, from appetizers to main courses and side dishes. My choice was the 16oz. New York Strip prepared black and blue, and my dining companion had the 8oz Petite Filet mignon prepared medium rare, along with two reds: the Duckhorn Merlot and the Rutherford Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon. We shared three sides: truffle-parsley mashed potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, and spicy thai green beans. The meal was amazing, steak temps were dead-on, and the sides were the perfect accent to the meal. We both really wished we had room for dessert; perhaps next time!
Overall, steaks were flavorful and sides ...
Overall, steaks were flavorful and sides of creamed spinach and fries also very good. Special occasion for us so we came for the prime rib special, but they were sold out at only 7:30, and out of cheesecake too. So they need to plan better for large crowds. Our waiter was great, but unfortunately kept asking us our dessert choice repeatedly while we were still eating dinner--must have asked about 4-5 times! Very nervewracking, and not something an experienced waiter would do, particularly at that price point.
We have gone to Fleming's for several fa ...
We have gone to Fleming's for several family celebrations both locally and out of state. The service (thanks Chuck) and food have been outstanding.
I went there for Mother's Day and bday and the waiter made their night. Thanks Steve!
The service was great and so was the amb ...
The service was great and so was the ambience but I asked for my steak to be medium and got a very well-done steak. My coworker was dining with me only got quarter of her steak medium the rest was medium well. Along with my cocktail glass and water glass having cracks in them. Once the Manager was alerted to the cracked glass she handled the situation.
Nice steakhouse in Palo Alto
Nice steakhouse in Palo Alto
Pricey, lacks consistency
Fleming's is now charging up to $60 for a steak (a la carte), but they still can't cook their meat consistently. We ordered 3 steaks -- a medium came rare, another medium came medium-rare, and a medium-rare that came medium-rare. Pretty weak for a steakhouse. For a top price, the food and prep should be perfect and these guys do not deliver.
This was my first time at the restaurant and I can honestly say that I was not disappointed. Everything from the service to the meals were excellent. The only downside we experienced was that their distributor did not make a delivery with their beer offerings; people in my party had to pick and choose three separate times as the server and manager were finding out what they did and did not have in stock. However - this is minor and had been resolved. We were given a free appetizer for my brother's birthday and from there - service and food were all excellent. You would not know that this restaurant is within a shopping center. At night - the restaurant has that stand-alone feeling and - if the stores have not closed - you have time to walk around the outdoor mall. Word of caution - if you want to dine here during the day, parking can be tricky and challenging, particularly on the weekends. In all, you get what you pay for with this restaurant and this restaurant - while pricey and not cheap - is all excellent.
The food was absolutely delicious, just ...
The food was absolutely delicious, just as expected. What caught my attention the most was the excellent customer service we received from everyone. Our knowledgeable waiter, manager on duty who was walking the floor, and the other waiters who also checked in with us. Everyone was very friendly, caring, and knowledgeable.
Nice way to celebrate
We all enjoyed our food the only minus was I wanted a recommendation for wine and pointed to the waiter the price point I was looking at which was around $80 to $90 and he suggested a bottle I said sure when the bill came it was a bad surprise $$175 wow that was really unexpected ! I will not use him again.
The servers are always very polite. The ...
The servers are always very polite. The service is chaotic. There can be long gaps in the service and some follow up may be required. Better management oversight of the dining room would help.
3 of the meals were excellent and 2 were mediocre
They seem to be having a consistency issue. One meal was perfectly cooked but completely unseasoned. The other meal was a medium filet that arrived oddly crudely butterflied. It seemed to be an end piece of meat with connective tissue making part of it inedible.
Food was not as good as before....
We had been here a couple times a year, however, this time was worse, where we felt the foods is not worth its price.
worth to go
This is my return visit. I had good experience at the 1st visit and decided to go back. I also had a very good experience on my 2nd visit. The food is good. The special lobster and filet was good with best valve. It comes with appetizer and salad for $44.95. You cant beat that at this type of higher end of restaurant. The desert is good but they ran out of some choices. Other than that, the overall was very good.
Easter Brunch was a terrible experience. ...
Easter Brunch was a terrible experience. Poor service, warm not cold mimosas, dessert shortage, lack of coordination.
Great Easter Brunch
We loved our Easter Brunch. Food, service top-rate. The guys loved the prime rib. My fillet mignon was perfect, My friend loved the eggs Benedict. And notably it was the best value I could find for Easter Brunch.
Vibrant, obviously a popular spot, with attentive, friendly service. However...kitchen was slow and inconsistent. I ordered a lobster and salmon mix and got a fillet and two pieces of salmon, with no lobster. That went back to the kitchen and I ended up with an undercooked lobster tail but beautifully cooked salmon. One of our party had an overcooked lobster tail and a dry fillet. Wedge Salad was excellent, crisp and nicely dressed. But we had to wait at least 15 -20 minutes between courses. A bit long. Service was helpful and friendly which compensated for the inconsistent food.
We had a fabulous dinner the other night.
This is the best. Everything is perfect and server was wonderful.
Fantastic food, superior service, elegant place!
One of the best restaurants we've ever been to...loved everything about it! Service was amazing! (Our server was named Steve.) The food and sauces were so delicious...what a fantastic cook they have! Easy parking and very elegant place. They also have specials occasionally....great deals!
Great service, a little
My wife and I went for my birthday. She ordered the filet. I ordered the dry aged ribeye. The filet was great. Tender and flavorful. The ribeye was tough, bland, and just not a good piece of meat. We brought our concern to the staff. The manager came over and was really great. We just wanted them to know that it was not as good as we have had before. She offered to buy us dessert and apologized. Then our waiter, Chuk, came over and apologized. They were all great. They even removed the steak from the bill, which was unexpected. While we were unhappy with the steak, we were very pleased with the service. We will definitely return.
Bad pacing and service
While the food was expensive as anticipated, the service did not make it worth the cost. We were greeted immediately, but then waited 15 minutes until anyone came back. When we did order, the salad came within a minute and steak was about 10 after that. I assume for a restaurant of this level that someone would pay attention to pacing. It sounds silly but was quite noticeable and made for an unpleasant dinner.
Amazing food!!! Great service. My lady a ...
Amazing food!!! Great service. My lady and I went for our anniversary. They gave us a nice box of truffles in honor of our anniversary. We are definitely going back.
Outstanding service and phenomenal food! ...
Outstanding service and phenomenal food! Excellent choice of wine!
Expensive, but worth it
Food is excellent -- whether a steak, seafood entree or side dish. Service is also excellent. Relatively new location that has ample space and is quite beautiful. We went with a party of 8 for a family birthday celebration and could not have been happier with the experience. We brought our own wine and as an added bonus our server waived $40 in corkage fees.
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