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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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Hours:
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 Safer, Exclusive Shopping Experience in the Bay Area

From average to better shopping in a very safe, beautiful environment (especially flowers and landscaping). Great for all ages. I liked the fact that they put the McDonalds on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Stockton, California
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Stockton, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

From average to better shopping in a very safe, beautiful environment (especially flowers and landscaping). Great for all ages. I liked the fact that they put the McDonalds on the periphery of the mall, protects the clean modern look of the shopping center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderful shopping center, you can find just about anything you want here. If you like to shop, this is the place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I love this shopping center as it's easy to get around, there are stores of every price range and type of food or clothing, and it's super clean. The restaurants are all a bit different and I love coming here vs. other shopping centres in cities I visit.

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61 reviews 61 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

You will find a lot of famous brands' shops in this area. The prices are average or higher compared to the other shopping centers in the area, even after discounts.

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

If this is the one I'm thinking of its huge! You find find something cheap if you look. I got a book on sale, normally $30 for $5. Idk why. I could never find underwear, something I looked for a couple times while living there. Just wouldn't been cute.

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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187 reviews 187 reviews
30 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

High quality goods of every description. Unmatched by any other shopping center. For example, the Williams Sonoma has Japanese knives of quality well above anything I have seen in any other Williams Sonoma. The Polo Ralph Lauren store is their best anywhere. Etc.

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Palo Alto, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Stanford Shopping Center is a great way to spend some time. Macy`s, Nordstrom`s are popular anchor stores for retain shopping. There are many different restaurants there for lunch and dinner. Also there are a few places for breakfast.....pastries, coffee, etc. The shopping center is beautiful with flowers everywhere.More stores are being built at this point but it is still... More 

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Healdsburg
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

All the best stores plus good places to eat and catch up with friends. The Blow Dry bar was a great place to get my hair done.

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Luxembourg
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Stanford Shopping Center has everything you need for a fantastic shopping experience. The grounds are beautiful with flowers and greenery everywhere. The outdoor setting has wide walkways and covered areas. There is a wide variety of shops and restaurants and plenty of parking space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a practically a big mall just not so enclosed. Their are many shops but my favorite there are the Apple Store, Microsoft Store, and Sony store.

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