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The Great Mall of the Bay Area

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Address: 447 Great Mall Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035-8041
Phone Number: +1 408-956-2033
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Great Mall, the largest indoor outlet and value shopping destination in...

Great Mall, the largest indoor outlet and value shopping destination in Northern California, provides the ultimate shopping experience with more than 200 outlet and value stores ranging from jewelry to women's apparel to sporting goods. Great Mall is home to Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Coach Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, H&M, Forever 21, Abercrombie & Fitch Outlet, Gap and Michael Kors.. Shoppers can dine at great restaurants including Dave & Buster’s, Olive Garden Italian Restaurant and Outback Steakhouse, or catch a movie at Century Theatres 20. Great Mall serves the nearby communities of Milpitas, San Jose, Santa Clara and Fremont. Great Mall is located conveniently off the intersection of I-880 and Great Mall Expressway as well as the intersection of I-680 and Montague Expressway. So from the entire team here at Great Mall, we hope that you visit us soon! Looking for the tickets to concerts, sporting games or shows? Simon Guest Services is a Ticketmaster outlet too! Visit our booth located at Entrance 2 Court and we'll help you get the best seats available. Great Mall Means More! More stores. More brands. More savings. More Fun.

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All types of stores and restaurants including a Dave and busters! Food court for fast food and many sit down dining restaurants. Can be crowded at night and on weekends, but it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Great Mall is just that Great so many nice shops and restaurants stores so much to see enjoyed looking for shoes and evening dress found what I needed!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All types of stores and restaurants including a Dave and busters! Food court for fast food and many sit down dining restaurants. Can be crowded at night and on weekends, but it's huge with lots of parking. It is a 'great' mall...

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My youngest son just flew in from Washington state. Born and raised in The Bay Area our family knows where to shop for a little bit of everything. We come here to find good deals as well as to make upper end purchases of the latest name brand trendy merchandise. My suggestion is park away from the store you want... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take my kids here for back to school shopping after spending the weekend at greta America "Less then 10 minute drive" was super happy with all the selection and sales. Everything from Marshall' on the low end to Express on the higher end every one will be happy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a huge outlet stores fan, as they tend to be too big and disorganized sometimes, but I liked this one. It has a very good selection of stores but it is huge, so make sure you plan on where to go so you can park and plan accordingly. It also has a lot of entertainment options so... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped en route to San Francisco to buy fleeces (as we were slightly under prepared for the cooler temps) and ended up buying way more than we needed. It's not the most attractive mall by US standards; it's huge (but we used the directory to head straight to our preferred retailers), one section did smell a little like cheesy feet,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are no outlet malls in San Francisco. Some company offers day trips to outlet malls for 75$ roundtrip. This Great Mall is easy to acces from SF. Just hop on green Bart which goes to Fremont. Then hop on 181 bus at Fremont bart station. Roundtrip for bart costs 12,30$ and buss 2 x 4$. I went on Saturday.... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice and huge outlet mall. Outlet mall. Things are always on sale! Also a lot of food options around!

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Milpitas, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outlet stores, food courts. Kiosks selling crap. The only thing great about this large, user-unfriendly mall happens on Thursday night, when a food truck party (Movable Feast) appears in the parking lot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it wont be easy to cover the whole mall in a day without some planning. the center is split into different zones where shops of the same theme are clustered together. that helps and also that they are under one roof. you needn't fret about being caught in the rain and be stuck at one shop until the sky clears.... More 

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