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Nordstrom

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Address: 865 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1900
Phone Number: 415-243-8500
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This famous upscale department store is especially known for its...

This famous upscale department store is especially known for its high-quality service.

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Nordstrom's is located in the heart of San Francisco on Market Street at the base of the Powell street Cable car line. This large center is worth the effort to visit. Countless... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2016
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Oakland California
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Oakland California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Nordstrom's is located in the heart of San Francisco on Market Street at the base of the Powell street Cable car line. This large center is worth the effort to visit. Countless shopping and dining possibilities are located within this massive complex. In the vast foyer is an open air coffee shop where people watching is at its finest. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I sometimes wonder why these locations are on Trip Advisor Nothing special About this store and to be honest I found Maceys more enjoyable

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San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Nordstrom is a department store, not a special attraction. The only things special about this Nordstrom is the spiral escalator. You won't find another one anywhere.

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Thank 7268
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Top department store in San Francisco. All the top brands you can want and inhouse tailoring service is handy.

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Adelaide, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Their espresso cafe is just before you enter the store (inside the shopping centre), it has REAL coffee. If you want a cappuccino like you can buy in Australia ask for a Latte. If you ask for a cappuccino in USA you will get a cup of froth. A latte is the closest to an Aussie cappuccino. This place sells... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I rarely review a department store, but this place is truly unique! I believe this Nordstrom's is 7-8 stories tall and is designed to keep you visually entertained, not just to keep you shopping. They did a very good job with this location!

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Thank HungryViking2016
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

A great place to pass lots of time. A great place to shop where we found the staff to be very friendly. Higher end shopping though.

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Thank Bhavin P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We were both booked for 1 hour body massages.  We were both greeted warmly from the front desk! One of them offered us a drink and we accepted. Once our masseuses were ready on their end, we changed into our spa Nordstrom robes and slippers. You get a locker to put your belongings in. Then you are asked to go... More 

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Thank Jorge B
Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This Nordstrom was very near our hotel and was immaculate. I’ve been to Nordstrom before but I’ve never seen anything like this. It was immense and of course we went just to merely check it out since it was very close to our hotel. Sometimes Nordstrom’s has some specials but not on this occasion. It was still fun looking around... More 

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Hands down, my favorite Nordstrom in the one in San Francisco's Union Square! Pretty interior architecture, great displays, wonderful bistro (better than the Nordstrom Cafe in other sites). Designer clothing and an even bigger selection of shoes than usual!

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