Dining during free time...
MacArthur Park Restaurant
American cuisine. Great place for ribs and a very short walk across University from the Westin & Sheraton.
Located in an historical landmark building.
27 University Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 321-9990 macarthurparkpaloalto.com
Greek cuisine. (Name is spelled with 2 v's, not a w.)
420 Emerson St Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 326-0983 evvia.net
520 Cowper St Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 853-3888 ilfornaio.com
Vietnamese cuisine. An upscale restaurant which is at the far end of University and 0.7 mile from the hotels.
Pricey, but comes well recommended. Reservations recommended.