The Melt

Sandwiches, American
180 El Camino Real (Stanford Shopping Center)
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 461-4450
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm


  • The tomato soup is pretty good
  • They've switched from Coke to Boylan sodas.
  • Add tomato and bacon to your grilled cheese for free!
  • Bring a sweater! It's been freezing everytime I've been here. Everyone has their coats on.
  • Try the Jalepeno Jack grilled cheese
  • The fountain soda is amazing! Perfectly aerated.
  • Quick service and a great way to get your comfort food fix. Two tomato basil soup is great.
  • House Special today was Jalapeo Popper Melt and it was the perfect balance of spicy and cheesey. Tomatoes Basil soup on the side
  • It's soooo cold in here! Bring a jacket!
  • They serve Pabst Blue Ribbon.
  • 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
  • $1 PBR with any Melt after 4pm
  • The Melt now delivers. Visit to order now.
  • Enjoy the Shorty, but swap out the spicy black bean soup for the sweet corn tortilla...
  • Bacon now costs $1 extra. They also added new combos, but took some away too.
  • Bacon is no longer free :(
  • Fun and simple place to grab lunch while at the mall. Good grilled cheese, as you'd expect.
  • Recently added breakfast sandwiches and Peet's coffee.
  • Go for the Italian Job sandwich. It's the best!
  • Free WiFi (via Stanford shopping center); ac outlets at most tables.

Nearby places

393 Stanford Shopping Ctr
660 Stanford Shopping Ctr (Sand Hill Rd)
379 Stanford Shopping Center