Protégé is an upscale casual restaurant featuring New American cuisine and a comprehensive wine & spirits program. The vision of Master Sommelier, Dennis Kelly and Chef Anthony Secviar, Protégé brings the attention to detail found in the finest restaurants to a casual setting in Palo Alto, California.


We have multiple experiences available at Protégé:

- A 7-course Tasting menu in our Dining Room

- An à la carte menu for indoor dining in our Lounge or at our Bar Top, and outside on our Patio.

- Enjoy dinner in the comfort of your home through Take-Out.

Due to limited seating and strong demand, we have reserved your table for the à la carte experience for up to 2 hours.

We offer a 15 minute grace period. Reservations can be changed and cancelled through your Resy confirmation email.


Wednesday through Saturday: 5:00PM - 8:15PM

Wednesday through Saturday: 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Closed Sunday through Tuesday


250 South California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306


Protégé does not utilize phone service; to contact the restaurant directly, please email reservations@protegepaloalto.com.

Indoor dining is back!

We are now offering:


7-Course Tasting Menu in the Dining Room


À La Carte Menu in our Lounge and Bar Top


We will continue to offer the à la carte menu on our heated outdoor patio as well as within the comfort of your home through Take-Out.

Seating is extremely limited, so reserve your table today on RESY!

Thank you for your incredible support!