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Address: 680 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone Number: +1 650-617-8200
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Shopping, Walking
Description: Welcome to Stanford Shopping Center, Northern California's premier...
Welcome to Stanford Shopping Center, Northern California's premier open-air shopping and dining destination with Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Wilkes Bashford and more than 140 world-class specialty stores, ranging from luxury brands to local favorites. Enjoy an extraordinary mix of restaurants and cafes from Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Max's Opera Café and The Melt, to Yucca de Lac and so many more. Shop the European Street Market for the freshest California produce and gourmet specialty foods. Breathtaking gardens, sculptures and fountains accent the garden environment that people come from all over the world to see. Stanford Shopping Center truly is a one of a kind experience. Whatever the season, it's always magically in bloom! Experience the garden of everything. Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford Shopping Center is located between El Camino Real and Sand Hill Rd. The Center situated in the heart of the Silicon Valley adjacent to the world renowned Stanford University Campus. Stanford Shopping Center serves the nearby affluent communities of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Woodside, and Atherton.
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Great outdoor center, lots of national shops and locals too. Currently lots of construction which won't be complete for a while.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My (European) family visited the Stanford Shopping center after a tour of the University but did not do any puchases. Essentially there are only shops of expensive brands (including e.g. an Apple store). For real American shopping, suggest to try Walmart and Target!

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great outdoor center, lots of national shops and locals too. Currently lots of construction which won't be complete for a while.

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice to walk around. Well maintained. Clean. Pretty, even. But the prices. Wowza. Don't expect any bargains.

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Palo Alto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I am handicapped and evidently people can’t see those pretty blue signs with someone sitting in a wheel=chair in the parking lot.. Have some courtesy, please??? and so close to Stanford to boot~

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The Stanford Shopping center is conveniently located next to Stanford University, and has many well known stores and a good mix of clothing, tech stores, and eateries. It is well visited but not overcrowded. Well worth shopping there for some of the brand names and high quality products.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Been there a few times during my trip to Palo Alto. It has a decent variety of brands (Apple Store ..yay!) and I think its the only American Girl shop you'll find in SF-area. The venus is very tidy and well maintained. Finding a bathroom was a bit of a puzzle thu. I had to go somewhere on an upper... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

With some of the best anchors and great specialty shops, this outdoor mall has everything you could ever want. Great eateries are located throughout.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Loved it opens late and the Shops for a European are a must Nice Coffee Shops and Macys is a must to visit

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Incredible selection of stores, wonderful places to eat and amazing outdoor spaces all add up to a wonderful location to visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

What a beautiful shopping plaza!! High quality stores, great restaurants but hard to find a parking spot!!! We did some shopping and stopped in for a Sprinkles Cupcake. We did eat dinner at Max's Opera Cafe. Very clean shopping plaza!!! Love it!!! Bring your Parking Karma!!!

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Additional Information about The Stanford Shopping Center

Address: 680 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone Number: +1 650-617-8200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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