The Old Pro

The Old Pro

541 Ramona St (at Hamilton), Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon
    • 4:00 PM–Midnight
  • Tue–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

The Old Pro is Palo Alto's premier sports bar! Come watch your favorite teams with us and enjoy our delicious menu.

7.1/10

Based on 255 votes

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  • mechanical bull
  • happy hour
  • sliders
  • beer
  • chicken wings
  • sided mirror
  • TVs
  • good for groups
  • tater tots
  • cute
  • pulled pork
  • french fries
  • s'mores
  • tomato soup
  • good for a late night
  • fire pits
  • great value
  • outdoor seating
  • nachos
  • baseball
  • Richard L.

    Garlic fries are rock solid

    Richard Liu · November 30, 2009
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  • The GSB Thunderdome

    That bull is not going to ride itself

    The GSB Thunderdome · September 13, 2011
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  • amber a.

    my favorite sports bar

    amber arda · April 5, 2010
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  • warner s.

    When I'm in Palo Alto, I have to go to The Old Pro

    warner smith III · April 28, 2010
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  • Keegan Y.

    Can't beat their happy hour prices on beer. $6 pitchers 11am-6pm weekdays.

    Keegan Y-V · September 8, 2011
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  • ben s.

    Beerkooza looks awesome, but I'd need a buddy

    ben saitz · November 15, 2009
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  • Danny C.

    ask for the wings with half bbq sauce and half buffalo sauce

    Danny Conway · November 16, 2011
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  • Andrew L.

    here you will find the Holy Trinity (sports, beer, fried food). lots of TVs everywhere. food is decent. ride the mechanical bull. bartenders are cute and friendly. bit of a frat house-y vibe...

    Andrew Lam · October 21, 2010
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  • Kevin O.

    Hotties all around

    Kevin OLeary · October 1, 2010
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  • Peter S.

    Ride the bull. Reward yourself with a Jager bomb.

    Peter Shenk · April 21, 2010
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  • Shankar S.

    Best sports bar in the Bay Area - 20 HD TVs, food, bar, friendly waitresses .... I have not found another in the area that even comes close to OP .......

    Shankar Saikia · August 23, 2011
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  • Phillip K.

    Great friendly staff (for the most part) great sliders and yager shots!! Welcome to the best sports bar in the bay area, by a mile!!

    Phillip Kidwell · May 5, 2011
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  • Adam R.

    Thanks Brett -- I bought 2 pitchers and texted 7 friends.

    Adam Rifkin · March 1, 2010
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  • Sarah Ann J.

    Time for a Jager Shot!!!

    Sarah Ann Johnson · January 27, 2010
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  • Leslie M.

    I've yet to see anyone ride that bull.

    Leslie Moore · September 13, 2011
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  • Sascha K.

    The Mango/habanero chicken wings are really really spicy......the ghost chilli is insane...but it's fun for people who can handle it :)

    Sascha Kuhlmann · June 8, 2011
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  • Ian W.

    drink the yard...be the envy of all your friends.

    Ian Wilson · July 15, 2010
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  • Ryan K.

    get $5 pitchers on Sun & Mon all summer.

    Ryan Knight · August 27, 2009
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  • Pippin L.

    Come from a foreign country that plays hockey and want to watch playoff hockey? This is one of the few places in the Bay that has all the games. Only thing missing are Canadian beers.

    Pippin Lee · May 9, 2013
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  • @MarquetteU

    Wear your blue and gold and cheer on the Marquette University Golden Eagles basketball team! Click "read more" for additional info. Read more

    @MarquetteU · January 17, 2012
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  • Stephany

    Don't get the tomato soup. It tastes like pepperoni pizza sauce. Blech!

    Stephany · November 7, 2011
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  • Shane P.

    Lots of good people watching especially during happy hour. It is a scene.

    Shane Pearson · August 4, 2011
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  • Stephany

    Ride the bull after doing a patrón shot.

    Stephany · July 29, 2011
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  • Bri D.

    dont get the chili or the sloppy joes they are awful

    Bri D. · November 7, 2010
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  • Fred

    they serve smores. good after a few rounds.

    Fred · July 15, 2010
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  • warner s.

    Great Food and I enjoy Their Old Pro Pale Ale. Also, Ride the Bull if you are brave enough!!!

    warner smith III · April 28, 2010
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  • Shadi M.

    The chicken wings...at the old old pro on El Camino and new old pro. A little different but soooo good. Main reason I come back.

    Shadi Mehraein · August 7, 2009
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  • Leonardo D.

    Delicious lobster tacos from the happy hour menu. The sweet potato fries are always on point here.

    Leonardo De La Rocha · February 21, 2014
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  • Joe R.

    Make sure to be nice to the guy/girl running the mechanical bull. It makes all the difference.

    Joe Rago · April 9, 2013
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  • Rubi P.

    Cant go wrong with the Nachos!

    Rubi P · December 21, 2012
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  • Frank R.

    Husband day care. Enough said... (3 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more

    Frank Rimalovski · August 10, 2012
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  • CharlesLarkin.com

    Nothing like going Pro!

    CharlesLarkin.com · May 26, 2012
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  • denise w.

    Watch out for the men's restroom! Double sided mirrors!!

    denise w. · April 19, 2012
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  • CharlesLarkin.com

    Don't forget about the Agel VLT

    CharlesLarkin.com · March 17, 2012
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  • Jacquie S.

    The one sided mirror in the men's room makes for great laughs!

    Jacquie S · February 28, 2012
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  • Adam

    Pulled pork sliders - very good.

    Adam · October 13, 2011
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  • Amy

    Try the s'mores!!

    Amy · August 30, 2011
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  • Aaron J.

    Seriously??? A line to get in on a Wednesday night at 10:42pm?!?! Yeah, right. Kept walking.

    Aaron Johnson · December 30, 2010
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  • Patrick L.

    Great place to unwind and get some pitchers for happy hour. Low prices!

    Patrick Lee · July 6, 2010
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  • Jason

    Pass on the buffalo wings... Not worth it

    Jason · May 7, 2010
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  • Jason

    Ride the Bull and sweet talk your server into giving you a free shirt.

    Jason · February 10, 2010
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  • Ryan R.

    Don't get the 24oz beer, it's really only a pint in a taller pilsner glass.

    Ryan Rowe · December 22, 2009
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  • Matt F.

    ride the mechanical bull named Bull Bukner! Sliders are pretty good too!

    Matt Foley · August 21, 2009
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  • Mariianne C.

    Where to go for World Cup and baseball big sport events in general. Fun!

    Mariianne Crary · 1 week ago
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  • Mike P.

    A multitude of TVs.. Great sight lines and good selection of beer!

    Mike Pegg · December 17, 2014
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  • Xande M.

    Ride the bull. That's all.

    Xande Macedo · December 17, 2014
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  • Dom

    Decent food for a sports bar. The pulled pork sandwich is a bit light on meat but tasty

    Dom · November 2, 2014
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  • Jane A.

    Every time I come here my soda is flat and they act so confused about it. Every single time.

    Jane Allen · October 27, 2014
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  • Andy S.

    Ride the bull! And entertain us!

    Andy Steinmetz · September 4, 2014
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  • Joseph K.

    Funny: The $7 1lb of wings special is pricier per lb than just getting the 2 lb order on the regular menu ($13).

    Joseph Kristoffer · August 23, 2014
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