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The Stanford Shopping Center

680 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1400
+1 650-617-8200
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High class high end

Great stores and beautiful flowers. Many high end stores and not to busy. Most stores have few... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
gorlinjay
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Montreal, Canada
via mobile
What a mall should be

I’m not one for shopping malls in general as I prefer online shopping, but if I had to go out and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victor F
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Pasadena, California
via mobile
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What Makes It Special
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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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
680 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1400
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+1 650-617-8200
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"high end"
in 51 reviews
"outdoor mall"
in 42 reviews
"apple store"
in 32 reviews
"neiman marcus"
in 37 reviews
"microsoft store"
in 17 reviews
"great place to shop"
in 16 reviews
"great mall"
in 12 reviews
"crate and barrel"
in 10 reviews
"open air"
in 16 reviews
"pottery barn"
in 9 reviews
"upscale stores"
in 9 reviews
"window shop"
in 11 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 13 reviews
"free parking"
in 7 reviews
"silicon valley"
in 11 reviews
"bloomingdales"
in 36 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great stores and beautiful flowers. Many high end stores and not to busy. Most stores have few sales persons and so service is less than attentive. Godiva store has great rich chocolate soft serve ice cream!!

Thank gorlinjay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not one for shopping malls in general as I prefer online shopping, but if I had to go out and shop in person, this is the type of mall I would prefer. Unlike many current bigger mallls, parking was relatively easy and as others...More

Thank Victor F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from the UK, we don't have shopping malls like this. I'm not even sure they have shopping malls like this anywhere! It's a great mix of restaurants, fast food, department stores, mostly boutiques and landscaped areas to sit. Very welcoming and you can find...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many years ago I was involved in leasing retail space here. I got some very good advice from an old hand who told me to let the center sell itself. "These people know what they want." It is to my mind the most conducive environment...More

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place offers a large selection of eating places, few gifts shops and adequate parking for automobiles. All sorts of cuisine available from a pizza parlour to fast food chains. From delicious cakes to a la crate menu.

Thank Dave R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Premiere upscale outdoor shopping mall, with the corner stores being Macy’s , Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. A few eateries scattered around the place. It gets busy unless you are early be prepared to find a parking spot.

Thank Reslimpan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most welcoming outdoor malls I have ever been to. There are many options from fine dining to jewelry and clothing to electronics store like Apple and Microsoft store. Beautiful environment. Highly recomended.

Thank JStacey00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to hang out, fantastic selection of shops, chocolates, cafes, and dining. I loved the choices for women's clothing, especially the Anthropologie store which is two levels and includes a bridal section. Stop in at See's Chocolates for a free sample...More

Thank Paula W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I come to Palo Alto, this center is always on the list. It's a place that has variety, nice dining and quick food and coffee places. I like the fact that you can enjoy the outdoor when the weather is nice. I love the...More

Thank aabandi2
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I love shopping here. Lovely to stroll around just taking in the surroundings. Fabulous flowers and nice sitting areas all over the mall. All outdoors also, which I love.

Thank Annika L
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