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Address: Danville, CA
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Beautiful plaza with fountains and fairy lights

Admittedly we visited over Christmas and the lights may not always be there but it looked magical as the daylight dimmed. We had gone to visit The Blackhawk Automotive Museum and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
Melanie P
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We stopped at Blackhawk Plaza expecting an upscale shopping experience but found empty storefronts and going-out-of-business sales. Difficult to navigate with a stroller. Also lacks sufficient restrooms. Very disappointed.

Thank GuyInPalmBeach
Danville, California
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Blackhawk Plaza continually goes through various transformations. I think the percentage of stores and restaurants going in and out of business is higher then the norm for a center. Restaurant, grocery, stores are mainly on the higher side and quality average but not exceptional. The Car Museum is outstanding and the fountains are beautiful and relaxing.

Thank susanweisinger
Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Admittedly we visited over Christmas and the lights may not always be there but it looked magical as the daylight dimmed. We had gone to visit The Blackhawk Automotive Museum and were very pleasantly surprised by what we found. Unfortunately, not all of the shops were open after we had visited the Museum but we had a meander through the... More 

1 Thank Melanie P
Fremont, California
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3,248 reviews
2,107 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This shopping center has some good stores like Draeger's Grocery store - a higher end grocery store with lots of good food and kitchen wear. There are restaurants and cafes for both patio and inside dining. There is the Superlative Blackhawk Automobile Museum. There is a good men's clothing store Patrick James and Anthropologie for women. The shopping center is... More 

Thank mini
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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72 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

normal plaza nothing special about it other than the water fountain in the middle of it, I wouldn't there if I had nothing else to do during my business trip nearby

Thank AWF82
San Diego, California
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108 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I went to an event at Blackhawk museum but I was pleasantly surprised that it was around this plaza, the lake by the stores and restaurant and the beautiful waterfall makes it seem like you are taking a walk somewhere special. At night I loved the stringed lights that change the ambiance to a romantic or just fun area to... More 

Thank GirlGabe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a great book for this age group 9 month to 2 years old. Counting Smiley Faces by Pami L. Wahl Go to your local bookstore ask them to order it from Trafford publishing. Go to their bookstore section. Hope to see it in your bookstore.

1 Thank Pami W
Danville, California
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Walk around the plaza on a warm summer evening. Food is good at every restaurant and shopping is fun at Anthropology, Apricot Lane and Francesca's. Get a relaxing Mani/Pedi at Polished Nail Bar. Please help keep the shops in business by buying something!

2 Thank triplover0921
Walnut Creek, California
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343 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Blackhawk Plaza has some very good restaurants a few with great options for outdoor dining on a nice day. They have very good seasonal events - concerts on Fridays in the summer and Halloween, Santa, Easter Bunny. Play area for kids and a couple of good museums. Nice water features with ducks and swans, you can buy food to... More 

1 Thank Ray B
Pleasanton, California
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450 reviews
274 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 505 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is basically a small upscale street mall built around a small pond. When you go there for the first time, you definite notice the quiet court yard with the pond full of fish and birds and the pretty buildings around filled with restaurants and shops. So the first reaction is - it would be so wonderful to come back... More 

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