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Stanford University
Stanford University
Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.
Attraction type: Universities & Schools
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Cantor Arts Center
Cantor Arts Center
Owner description: The Center presents a wide selection of art in 24 galleries, plus outdoor gardens, courtyards, and terraces. The Center's collection spans 5000 years and ranges from ancient China... more Owner description: The Center presents a wide selection of art in 24 galleries, plus outdoor gardens, courtyards, and terraces. The Center's collection spans 5000 years and ranges from ancient China to the 21st century. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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The Stanford Shopping Center
The Stanford Shopping Center
Owner description: 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... more Owner description: 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. less
Attraction type: Gardens; Shopping Malls;
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Hoover Tower
Hoover Tower
This 285-foot tower furnishes an outstanding view and houses the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace.
Attraction type: History Museums; Observation Decks & Towers
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The Stanford Dish
The Stanford Dish
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Evvia
Evvia
Ranked #1 of 364 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price: $25 - $45
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sundance The Steakhouse
Sundance The Steakhouse
Ranked #2 of 364 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Fish Market
The Fish Market
Ranked #3 of 364 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Tamarine Restaurant
Tamarine Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 364 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price:
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oren's Hummus Shop
Oren's Hummus Shop
Ranked #5 of 364 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Dinah's Garden Hotel
3.5 of 5
Dinah's Garden Hotel
$136 - $473
Ranked #2 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto
$143 - $470
Ranked #3 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Palo Alto
$112 - $595
Ranked #4 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nobu Hotel, Epiphany Palo Alto
4.5 of 5
Nobu Hotel, Epiphany Palo Alto
$303 - $906
Ranked #1 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel
3.5 of 5
Creekside Inn - A Greystone Hotel
$108 - $484
Ranked #5 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Garden Court Hotel
4.0 of 5
Garden Court Hotel
$267 - $913
Ranked #6 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Clement Hotel
5.0 of 5
The Clement Hotel
$778 - $1,187
Ranked #8 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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The Westin Palo Alto
4.0 of 5
The Westin Palo Alto
$153 - $737
Ranked #9 of 27 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Pullman San Francisco Bay
4.0 of 5
Pullman San Francisco Bay
$127 - $456
Ranked #1 of 17 Hotels in Redwood City
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