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2017 American BBQ Road Trip

MacArthur Park proudly plans it’s third year out on the road.  This year, pick up a “Road Map” for 2017 for all 10 regions.  With your Road Map, you’ll receive a special gift with each region you visit and be eligible to win exciting prizes*.  Have your Road Map stamped and with 10 stamps you’ll be eligible to win- a complimentary dinner for four at MacArthur Park and a Big Green Egg smoker.


*Dinner for four value up to $400, does not include tip or tax.  Big green egg retail value up to $750 must pick up.  

We explore the BBQ traditions of Georgia in April

It wouldn't be Georgia without peaches and pecans.  Chef has done his homework on his three course menu exploring Georgia's culinary and BBQ traditions. Start with a gorgeous Arugula Salad, Goat Cheese, Candied pecans, Fresh peaches, Basil Vinaigrette or Marmalade Marinated Smoked Wings.

Chef has created fall off the bone Lodo Red Adobo Spare Ribs, with Georgia Mustard BBQ Sauce or try Pecan Crusted Mountain Trout, with Sautéed Greens.  

Save room for a peachy ending:  Peach Crumble Pie, Pecan Caramel Ice Cream 

You'll have Georgia BBQ on your mind.  Join us before it's over!


Historic MacArthur Park is now accepting reservations for our beautiful and bountiful Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner, Sunday May 14th. Brunch 10:00 am to 2:30 pm, and Dinner 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Adults $52, Children 6 – 12 $27 Children Under 5 yrs FREE

Chef Dalton is planning his carving station with his famous slow roasted, hand carved prime rib, Mesquite Grilled Salmon, BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs just to name a few. Breakfast favorites include Classic Eggs Benedict, and don’t forget the Sweet Endings that will seem to go on and on… click the image for menus.

We head to Kentucky for the month of May

Just in time for Kentucky Derby, we'll celebrate with the best Juleps around – Traditional Mint Julep, Antebellum Julep with Courvoisier, and Southern Addiction Julep, made with Southern Comfort.  For starters we'll go traditional with Mini Hot Browns.  Entrée features include Low Country Shrimp and Grits, Kentucky-Style Smoked and BBQ'd Spare Ribs, and BBQ Beef Brisket.  Guests will be delighted by Coca-Cola Chocolate Cake for dessert.


HAPPY HOUR on the patio

Our ever popular happy hour features discounts on favorite bar bites and drink specials: 4:30 – 7 p.m. M – Fri.

Spring has sprung.  Join us on Palo Alto's favorite patio!



Check in on Yelp or FourSquare, post a selfie on facebook or tweet at MacPark while enjoying happy hour or dinner, show your server and enjoy free Onion Strings with purchase of one main course in dining room, one per party or four.  



Click the picture above to place an order and get your MacArthur Park favorites delivered right to door!  

Join us for Prime Rib Friday and Saturday nights while it lasts.

Welcome to MacArthur Park

MacArthur Park Restaurant, named after a Jimmy Webb song, has been a neighborhood favorite in Palo Alto since it first opened in 1981. Today’s MacArthur Park has been reclaimed by its original owner and its original chef with a revitalized menu and a recent renovation of this historical landmark Julia Morgan building.

Historical landmarks are permanent sign posts to a culture’s community. This landmark has served the community in many incarnations: as a 1918 Hostess House for visiting families of World War I servicemen, as a community center, a veterans hall and now, once again, as the new MacArthur Park.

Home is a place you love, and MacArthur Park is pleased to welcome the community back home with new dishes, old favorites and the warmest of hospitality.