Tables by the Outdoor Heated Pool at Dinah's Garden Hotel

Dinah’s Poolside Restaurant Palo Alto

Outdoor Dining Palo Alto

At Dinah's Poolside Restaurant, savor delicious farm to table meals and your favorite cocktail in a relaxed and intimate dining setting overlooking the hotel’s  outdoor pool. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Dinah's is brimming with natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows, this bright, fresh restaurant has earned a spot among Palo Alto's best for its hearty breakfast, enticing lunch specialties and a local's choice on the weekends. In the evening, Chef Gerardo Naranjo elevates the experience with classic steak and seafood dishes complete with a full bar and local craft beers on tap. Dinah's Poolside Restaurant is open 7 days a week. 

Breakfast: 7:00am to 2:00pm | Lunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm I Limited Dinner 2:00pm-4:00pm (Daily) 

Happy Hour 3:00pm-6:00pm (Monday-Friday) 

Dinner: 4:00pm-9:00pm (Sunday-Thursday) I Dinner 4:00pm-10:00pm (Friday-Saturday) 

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Toasts, syrup & fruits breakfast dish at Dinah's Garden Hotel
Salad dish, Dinah's Poolside Restaurant at Dinah's Garden Hotel
Salad dish, Dinah's Poolside Restaurant at Dinah's Garden Hotel
Steak dish, Dinah's Poolside Restaurant at Dinah's Garden Hotel
Dish in Dinah's Poolside Restaurant at Dinah's Garden Hotel

Breakfast/Lunch Menu

Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness 10% discount for senior citizens upon request


Corned Beef Hash and Eggs | 18
Russet potato hash, corned beef, peppers, onions, parsley, two eggs any style

Continental Breakfast | 15
Greek yogurt-honey, granola muffin, and fresh fruit

American | 16
2 eggs*, 2 bacon, 2 sausage, toast, choice of hash browns or fruit

Canadian Benedict | 16
Poached eggs, Canadian bacon, hollandaise, choice of hash browns or fruit

Pancakes | 14
Three pancakes, real maple syrup, butter, choice of bacon, sausage, or ham

Sourdough French Toast (v) | 15
Orange zest and vanilla bean crème anglaise, seasonal fruit

The California Omelette* (gf) | 17
Bacon, cheddar, avocado, tomatoes, crème fraiche, toast, choice of hash browns or fruit

The Boss Omelette* (gf) | 17
Mushrooms, spinach, onions, swiss, toast, choice of hash browns or fruit

Pancho Villa Omelette* (gf) | 17
Chorizo, cheddar, pico de gallo, guacamole, queso fresco

Breakfast Burrito*  (gf) optional (v) | 17
Eggs, flour tortilla, pico de gallo, bacon, black beans, cheddar cheese, avocado crème, choice of hash browns or fruit

Chilaquiles (gf) (v)optional | 17
Corn tortilla, guajillo pepper sauce, onions, eggs, pulled pork

Oatmeal (gf) (v)| 12
Black currants, brown sugar

*Substitute Eggs with Egg Whites +2

Small Plates

Fried Calamari | 16
Chipotle aioli, parmesan, lemon

Chips and Guacamole (gf) (vg) | 10
Corn tortilla chips, house made salsa and guacamole

Chicken Wings | 14
Korean chili, lime, sesame

Charred Brussels Sprouts (vg) | 11
Soy and sherry emulsion, furikake, jalapeno

Baby Back Ribs (gf) | 18
Dinah's BBQ sauce, mango relish, sesame seeds

Sriracha Popcorn Chicken | 12
Marinated chicken with sriacha sauce, sesame seeds, green onion, pickeled red jalapenos and sliced garlic

Soups & Salads

Clam Chowder | 12
New England style littleneck clams, potatoes, smoked bacon, garlic bread

Soup of the Day | 12
Seasonal soup

Caesar Salad* (optional gf)| 14
Romaine lettuce, parmesan, lemon garlic dressing

Dinah's Salad* (gf) (optional v) | 14
mixed greens, bacon, goat cheese, roasted grapes, hazelnuts, sherry vinaigrette

The Claudia Cobb Salad (gf) | 21
Romaine lettuce, tomato, egg, blue cheese, bacon, avocado, grilled chicken, ranch dressing

Salt Baked Beets Salad (gf) (optional v) | 22
Beets, Fennel, orange, orange vinaigrette, hazelnuts, grilled prawns, goat cheese

**Add organic chicken breast +6, prawns +8  salmon +10 to any Salad


White Albacore Tuna Melt | 15
tomato, cheddar, wheat bread

Southwest Vegetarian Burger  (v) | 16
homemade vegatable patty, lettuce, tomoato, red onion, chipotle aioli

California Turkey Sandwich | 17
house-roasted turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, aioli, sourdough

Chicken Chipotle Sandwhich | 17
pickled onion, roasted pepper, jack cheese, chipotle aioli, ciabatta roll

Mushroom Quesadilla (v) | 18
With roasted mushrooms, cremini, maitake, porcini powder, mozzarella on a wheat flour tortilla, avocado cream, pico de gallo, greens salad or fruit

Wagyu Burger | 18
Natural domestic wagyu patty, onions, lettuce, tomato,pickles, jack cheese, sesame bun

The Reuben | 18
Corned beef, gruyere, Russian dressing, sauerkraut, rye bread

Impossible Burger (v) | 18
Patty made from plant-based proteins, sesame bun, teryiaki grilled pineapple and coleslaw

Dinah's Fried Chicken | 22
Free range chicken breast, Brentwood corn fritters, seasonal vegetables and honey

Fish N' Chips | 23
Local Rock cod, beer battered, house made tartar sauce, coleslaw, fries

Side Dishes

Greek Yogurt and Berries Parfait (v) | 11
wildflower honey, granola, berries

Hashbrowns (gf) (v)| 4

Bacon | 6

Sausage | 5

Guacamole (gf) | 4

Salsa (gf) | 3

Pico de Gallo (gf) (vg)| 3

Blueberry Compote (gf) (vg)| 4

Mixed Berries and Fruit (gf) (vg)| 6

Dinner Menu

(gf) gluten free | (v) vegetarian | (vg) vegan | * inspired by Dinah's Shack

Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness 


Baby Back Ribs (gf) | 18
dinah's bbq sauce - mango relish - benne seeds

Mediterranean Mezze Platter (v) (vg) | 24
with hummus, tzatziki, olive tapenade, cold jardiniere vegetables, marinated olives & feta cheese, pita bread and crostini

Fried Calamari | 16
chipotle aioli - parmesan - lemon

Chicken Wings | 14
Korean chili - lime – sesame

Sriracha Popcorn Chicken | 12
Marinated chicken with sriracha sauce, sesame seeds, green onion, pickeled jalapenos and sliced garlic

Cauliflower Steak (gf) (v) (vg)I 15
romesco sauce and pesto sauce

Truffle Fries (v) | 10
shoestring potatoes - truffle oil - parmesan

Corn Fritters (vg) (v) | 10
corn-green onion fritters, honey, cayenne

Brussels Sprouts (vg) (v) | 11
soy and sherry emulsion - jalapeno - shallots

Salads & Soups

Clam Chowder | 12
New England style little neck clams - potatoes - nueskes smoked bacon

Dinah's Salad (gf) (vegetarian option, no bacon) (v) | 14
mixed greens - bacon - goat cheese - roasted grapes - hazelnuts - sherry vinaigrette

Caesar Salad (gf) (optional) | 14
hearts of romaine - parmesan - lemon - garlic dressing

The Claudia Cobb Salad (gf) | 21
with grilled chicken - sweet gem lettuce - bacon - bleu cheese - egg - avocado - ranch dressing

Salt Baked Beets Salad (gf) (vegetarian optional) | 22
beets, fennel, orange, orange vinaigrette, hazelnuts, grilled prawns, goat cheese

~Add Organic Chicken Breast +6, Prawns +8, Salmon +10 to Any Salad


Five Cheese Ravioli | 24
Lemon cream-sundried tomato- asparagus- spinach- pesto

Fusili Pasta with Sausages and Peppers| 24
Homemade Italian sausage- raosted pepper- San Marsano tomato sauce 

Seafood Angel Hair Pasta | 28
Prawns- clams- tomatoes-  saffron shellfish broth- Calabrian chili- arugula

Impossible Bolognese And Potato Gnocchi (gf) (v) (vv) | 22
potato gnocchi- impossible bolognese sauce- parmesan cheese- herbs

Traditional Fish N' Chips | 23
local rock cod - lemon - house-made tartar sauce - shoestring fries - coleslaw

Pan Roasted Salmon (gf) | 32
Quinoa -grilled vegetables pilaf- romesco sauce and salsa verde

Impossible Burger (v) | 18
a patty made entirely from wheat proteins with texture and delicious taste of the burger you know. Served on sesame bun with teriyaki grilled pineapple and coleslaw. Choice of shoestring fries or fruit

Imperial Wagyu Burger | 18
served cook to order- natural domestic wagyu patty - onions - lettuce - tomato - pickles - jack cheese - aioli sauce- sesame bun-served with fries, fruit, or mixed greens

Meatloaf* | 23
certified angus beef brisket blend - seasonal vegetables - mashed potatoes - tomato crust

Steak Frites | 32
Cooked to order- 8 oz. certified angus beef New York steak with fries - peppercorn sauce - mixed green salad

Petite Filet | 44
Cooked to order certified angus beef - potato gratin- demi-glaze with grilled vegetables and herbs 

Dinah's Fried Chicken * | 22
free range chicken breast - Brentwood corn fritters - seasonal vegetables - honey

Bbq Half Rack Ribs | 32
coleslaw - fries - homemade - BBQ sauce - mango relish

Happy Hour

Monday - Friday: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Drinks Menu

Non Alcoholic

Soda*| 5
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Ginger Ale

Bottled Water| 5/8
Panna Still 500ml/ Panna Still 1000ml 

Sparkling Water| 5

Hand Squeezed Orange Juice SM/LG | 5/8

Juice | 4
Apple, Cranberry, Grapefruit, Tomato

Ghirardelli Hot Chocolate | 5

Milk | 4

Peet's Coffee* | 5

Iced Tea* | 5

Hot Tea* | 4

*Complimentary Refills

Bottled Beer

Imports | 7
Corona, Pacifico, Sapporo, Carlsberg

Domestic | 6
Budweiser, Bud Light, Lagunitas IPA

Non-Alcoholic | 6

Draft Beer

Modelo | 9

Sierra Nevada | 9
Pale Ale

Blue Moon | 9
Belgian White

New Belgium VooDoo | 9
Juicy Haze IPA

Signature Cocktails

Trader Vic's Classic Mai Tai | 14
Rum, Dark Rum, Orange Curacao, Lime Juice

Grand Cadillac Margarita | 14
Hornitos Reposado, Cointreau, Sweet and Sour, Lime Juice, Grand Marnier

Fresh Mimosa | 13
Fresh-squeezed Orange Juice, Sparkling Wine

Dinah's Bloody Mary | 13
Vodka, House Made Bloody Mary Mix

Poolside Breeze | 14
Bacardi light, Malibu, sweet and sour, lime juice, creme de coconut, dragon fruit syrup

Elderflower & Gin | 16
Empress Gin, Elderflower Liquor, Lemon Juice 

Sangria | 13
House Wine, Brandy, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, orange, splash of sprite 

Red Wine

-By the glass or bottle-

Canyon Road | 11/42
2021 Pinot Noir, Sonoma CA
2023 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma CA

Fess Parker | 18/68
2020 Syrah, Santa Barbara CA

Luigi Bosca | 14/52
2021 Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 

Justin | 18/68
2020 Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, CA

Villa Antinori | 15/54
2020 Toscana Rosso, Russian River Valley

Cline Seven Ranchlands| 12/46
2022 Pinot Moir, Sonoma, CA

**Sold by the Bottle Only

Rombauer** | 120
2019  Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA

Silver Oaks|** 150
2015 Cabernet, Alexander Valley, CA

White Wine & Rose

-By the glass or bottle-

Kim Crawford | 12/46
2022 Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand

Canyon Road | 11/42
2020 Chardonnay, Sonoma CA
2020 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma CA

Brassfield | 12/46
2022 Sauvignon Blanc, Lake County CA

Cru | 14/50
2021 Chardonnay, Monterey, CA

Falesco Est! Est! Est! | 14/52
2021 White Blend, Lazio IT

-Sparkling Wine or Rose, by the glass or bottle-

La Marca | 11/42
Prosecco, Italy

Segura Viudas | 12/46
Brut Sparkling, Segura Viudas, Spain

The Pale Rose| 12/46
Rose, Provence France

Dessert & After Dinner Drinks


Tiramisu | 9
Mascarpone Cheese, Cocoa Powder, Ladyfingers soaked in coffee and Italian liquor

Brownie Sundae | 9
Ghirardelli Chocolate, Vanilla Ice Cream, Whipped Cream

Vanilla Cheesecake | 9
Graham Cracker Crust, Seasonal Fruit Compote

Seasonal Sorbet | 8
Single Scoop (Mango)

Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream | 8
Single Scoop 

Chocolate Lava Cake (Dinner Only)| 10
Banana, Raspberry, Ice Cream

After Dinner Drinks

Fonseca | 15
Bin 27 Reserve Port, Portugal 

Beni Di Batasiolo I 12
2020 Moscato, Piedmont Italy 

Baileys and Coffee I 12
Twenty-year-old Tawny, Portugal

Coffee Martini I 13
Vodka, Kahlua, Peet's Coffee

Coffee | 4
Peet's Coffee

Hot Tea | 4
Numi Organic Tea's

Chef in Dinah's Poolside Restaurant at Dinah's Garden Hotel

Gerardo Naranjo, Chef

Rooted in the Bay Area for over 25 years, Chef Naranjo brings a stealth approach to bold flavors. A stint at the famed Mediterranean haunt, Dio Deka set the stage for almost a decade at the South Bay Favorite, Alexander’s Steakhouse. Under the tutelage of Michelin Star Chef Jeffrey Stout, Chef Gerardo incorporated Asian influences to his California inspired cuisine.