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:

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

- A 7-course Tasting menu only in our Dining Room

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 - 9:00PM

Closed Sunday through Tuesday

We will be closed June 27th through July 7th, and return for dinner service on July 8th.


250 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 offer a 7-Course Tasting Menu in our Dining Room and an À La Carte Menu in the Lounge and Bar Top.

We continue to serve the À La Carte Menu on our heated outdoor patio.

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

Thank you for your incredible support!