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The Stanford Shopping Center

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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 - 9:00 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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A Great Place to spend an afternoon.

Great shopping! Several good places to eat. Wonderful ambiance just walking around. Cultural atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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San Jose, California
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My daughter and her friends visited the mall but didn't find the cloth they like or fit. The stores are considerably higher-end designer stores, with nice outdoor landscaping, which is a good place for family stroll. Parking can be headache during the holiday season. Valley fair or great mall are more preferred for teen's shopping.

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great shopping! Several good places to eat. Wonderful ambiance just walking around. Cultural atmosphere.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Best mall in the bay area! This mall is great. Has everything. Upscale and clean, lots of places to eat at different price ranges. My favorite mall to go to if I need to buy something.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

What can I say...if you like high end shopping, then this is the place for you. We went and looked around and was astonished to find $1000.00+ flats, on sale sleeveless knit tops for 70-80.00. It was to say the least fascinating. Restaurants are very good. Had good meals and very good service at each. Certainly a place to visit.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A beautiful outdoor mall with a range of price points. All kinds of stores from Gap to Louis Vuitton. Wonderful place to walk around on a sunny California day.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

What I like about this mall is all the flowers around the mall and it is outdoor. They have a good selection of department stores and shops. Restaurants are somewhat limited but I come here for shopping mainly so it doesn't bother me. Their juice shop, ice cream shop and French bakery are very nice!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of shops and restaurants, with plenty of choice. It also has the major chains so finding something should be easy.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you are a shopping addict like me, this place is heaven! Tons of shops, all outdoors, great restaurants. Looking forward to going back to Palo Alto and visiting once the renovations are done.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Typical mall, but with probably a greater mix of more expensive shops and items. Surprisingly light on shops selling the latest technology, though Apple, Microsoft and Samsung are all there.

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Highgate Center, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you want to shop with those that have more to spend, here is the place. Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Macy's are some of the larger high end stores. There are countless smaller specialty shops to which designers have made home. Beautifully decorated during the holidays, a tradition for my mother and I.

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