Town Square

Post a New Topic

Is JZ Cool worth checking out?

Original post made by Always hungry on Jul 3, 2007

Has anyone eaten at JZ Cool since it reopened after renovations? I tried to get lunch there this afternoon, but it was closed, although the sign says it's open for lunch on Tuesdays. There was no sign explaining why it was closed, and I was disappointed. The new interior looks good, judging from what I could see through the window of a locked door. Anyone know about the menu -- or why the place was closed today?

Comments (3)

Posted by Nosher, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 5, 2007 at 5:54 pm

I've heard the prices have gone way up and the mac & cheese is off the menu. I guess I won't be bringing my kid there anymore.


Posted by Sugar, a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on Jul 8, 2007 at 12:58 am

I went for lunch today--the food is fabulous. We sat on the patio and the ground is slanted and table sloped by an inch. My back hurt from leaning forward to reach my food. the sliver plates and utensils kept slipping all over the metal top table. It was so difficult just to sit and eat. They need to fix that. The whole self serve water area is gone. That's such a bummer with the slow service. I haven't tried the new wine bar. It looks fun. Now I am wishing I'd gone there tonight rather than Vida, which closed at ten but they got very pushy by 9:30. This is not town for staying out late, unfortunately.


Posted by Angela Hey, a resident of Portola Valley: Brookside Park
on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm

Sadly JZ Cool has closed for good - you might want to try the Stanford Art Museum cafe run by Jesse Cool or the Flea Street Cafe on the Alameda de las Pulgas in Menlo Park.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Veggie Grill coming soon to Mountain View's San Antonio Center
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 3,789 views

. . . Loved in Spite of Ourselves
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,608 views

The Dude Abides
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,591 views

I Spy
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 478 views

Medical Madness
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 419 views