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The Melt

The Melt

Sandwich Place and American Restaurant$$$$
Palo Alto
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7.5/10
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  • Ranked #7 for sandwich places in Palo Alto
  • Gayle L. M.
    "Get the Brie and Apple Butter sandwich and ask for bacon and tomato."(4 Tips)
    Alice
    "It's all about The Italian Job and The No Nuts PB&J!"(2 Tips)
    Heather R.
    "The spicy black bean soup is amazing!"(2 Tips)
    whitney b.
    "Add tomato and bacon to your grilled cheese for free!"(7 Tips)
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  • Nadyne R.
    The mac and cheese is pretty bland.
  • Steven D.
    Steven DoyleMarch 11
    Mac and cheese sandwich !
  • Jon M.
    Jon MenagerDecember 1, 2015
    Genuinely loved The Melt. Delicious grilled cheese sandwiches and really unique soda and soda fountains. A fun place to stop and eat!
  • Eric M.
    Eric MitchellNovember 14, 2015
    Don't wait in line. Order from the iPad by the entrance and skip the line. Oh and pretty much everything is good here.
  • Colleen C.
    Colleen ConnorOctober 2, 2015
    Delicious grilled cheese. Take a break from shopping and have a great sandwich.
  • Amelia
    AmeliaAugust 1, 2015
    Horrible place. Ordered no cheese because I'm highly allergic and they put cheese on it and didn't put any fries, also forgot a sauce. SECOND TIME THEY FORGOT NO CHEESE. Careless workers.
  • Max K.
    Max KJuly 1, 2015
    They serve beer 🍻👌🏼
  • Tiffany Z.
    Tiffany ZhongMay 31, 2015
    Mac sandwich is good. Fries with bacon is really good.
  • Tanya L.
    Tanya LutzMay 13, 2015
    Good burgers. Really liked their mac n cheese with truffles
  • Ashley S.
    Ashley SpearsMarch 20, 2015
    I wanted to love this place but the grilled cheese is not good
  • ebru bzgl tncy
    ebru bzgl tncyFebruary 27, 2015
    I had original burger and naked fries but they were both cold 😢 i didn't like it at all.. cold burger and cold fries😨😨 i don't think i will be back 😬
  • Lucille F.
    Lucille FisherDecember 14, 2014
    Comfort food galore! Forget counting calories & simply savour the melted cheesy goodness!
  • Michael T.
    Michael TchouNovember 2, 2014
    Quick service and a great way to get your comfort food fix. Two tomato basil soup is great.
  • Andrew N.
    Andrew NormanOctober 27, 2014
    Not bad, but they could take their sandwiches to the next level if they used a panini press
  • Danielle F.
    Danielle FSeptember 13, 2014
    House Special today was Jalapeño Popper Melt and it was the perfect balance of spicy and cheesey. Tomatoes Basil soup on the side
  • Al B.
    Al B.August 11, 2014
    Anything is good here!
  • M N.
    M NansFebruary 9, 2014
    Eat somewhere else. This is way overpriced
  • Shiloh S.
    Shiloh ScottSeptember 22, 2013
    The tomato soup taste like spaghetti sauce. Not impressed.
  • Shiloh S.
    Shiloh ScottSeptember 22, 2013
    It's soooo cold in here! Bring a jacket!
  • Rebecca R.
    Rebecca RossAugust 21, 2013
    $1 PBR with any Melt after 4pm
  • Juca
    JucaJuly 3, 2013
    The Melt now delivers. Visit fluc.com to order now. Read more
  • Helena J.
    Helena JaramilloJune 9, 2013
    The Parisian sandwich if you want something sweet!
  • Atul B.
    Atul ButteApril 14, 2013
    Prices seem to have gone up...
  • Lee G.
    Lee GodbyApril 13, 2013
    Enjoy the Shorty, but swap out the spicy black bean soup for the sweet corn tortilla...
  • Jennifer R.
    Jennifer RMarch 22, 2013
    Bacon now costs $1 extra. They also added new combos, but took some away too.
  • Prasenjit P.
    Prasenjit PhukanMarch 14, 2013
    Bacon is no longer free :(
  • Nancy L.
    Nancy LeeFebruary 10, 2013
    Love their drinking fountain. Surprising and fresh flavor other than the regular Coke and Pepsi products. The ice is made with bubbles.
  • Sophia C.
    Sophia ChanJanuary 26, 2013
    Breakfast served all day
  • Spencer S.
    Spencer SchoebenJanuary 9, 2013
    Fun and simple place to grab lunch while at the mall. Good grilled cheese, as you'd expect.
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RichJanuary 4, 2013
    Recently added breakfast sandwiches and Peet's coffee.
  • Jennifer K.
    Jennifer KoDecember 10, 2012
    They have Organic Heinz ketchup here :)
  • Jena N.
    Jena NashNovember 28, 2012
    Champagne in a can? Presh. :)
  • Michelle D.
    Michelle Dela CruzNovember 14, 2012
    Go for the Italian Job sandwich. It's the best!
  • Mohammad K.
    Mohammad KhatibNovember 11, 2012
    This wasn't so good. But not do bad either.
  • Raj S.
    Raj S.September 25, 2012
    There are 5 combos on the menu. There are 5 days in the work week. Start from the beginning and have great lunch everyday.
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RichSeptember 6, 2012
    Free WiFi (via Stanford shopping center); ac outlets at most tables.
  • Heather R.
    Heather RidenourAugust 9, 2012
    The spicy black bean soup is amazing!
  • Emrecan D.
    Emrecan DoganJuly 21, 2012
    No diet coke. Bummer
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RichJuly 3, 2012
    They've switched from Coke to Boylan sodas.
  • Diane B.
    Diane BarreraJune 20, 2012
    Add the tomato and bacon - it's free
  • Elizabeck
    ElizabeckMay 18, 2012
    The Brie cheese melt wit bacon and tomatoes is delish
  • Diane B.
    Diane BarreraMay 17, 2012
    Add the smoked bacon & fresh tomato to you sandwich!
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RichMay 15, 2012
    Jalapeno jack on sourdough with sweet corn tortilla soup. Srsly nom.
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RichApril 12, 2012
    Try the The Mission - Perfect for #NationalGrilledCheeseDay
  • Christina X.
    Christina XianApril 1, 2012
    smoked bacon and tomato is free !
  • whitney b.
    whitney bMarch 12, 2012
    Add tomato and bacon to your grilled cheese for free!
  • Cynthia F.
    Try The Mission! Spicy and delicious
  • Diana M.
    Diana MMarch 10, 2012
    Awful. Don't eat here unless you are a toddler or you like your grilled cheese mushy and bland.
  • JOHN E.
    JOHN ESTALILLAFebruary 24, 2012
    The tomato soup is pretty good
  • Eric M.
    Eric MitchellFebruary 12, 2012
    They serve Pabst Blue Ribbon.
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