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“Down to Earth mall”
Review of The Great Mall

The Great Mall
Ranked #1 of 22 things to do in Milpitas
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed April 15, 2013

The stores in this mall tend to be the stores most people buy things from, as opposed to Santana Row where you mostly look. The Great mall seems to have good occupancy too, most of the places are occupied,. It can get busy on the weekends, especially around holidays like Christmas and Black Friday, but is manageable. My favorite stores are Kohl's and Dave & Buster's.

Thank kguzzetta
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

During the weekday late afternoon I looked in mostly all stores and seen discount prices on a few items. The place was so packed on the weekend and no parking, cars waited in line from the surrounding streets. For what was there, I just didn't get it. Maybe it was a good place to hang out, bragging rights to say you shopped there, maybe better in prior yrs.

I've seen all of it and will not return.

Thank njoynlifeCalifornia
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Pros - Many shops and it is indoors; on rainy days, you're well protected. Arrive early since parking can be a hassle...mid-afternoon, it's a pain just getting into the parking lot. Know your prices. There is a theater which adds to the parking problem. Food Court has lots of options, but again, eat off schedule so you avoid the lines and can easily find a place to sit.

1  Thank twins1_11
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

The Great Mall of the Bay Area is good, but not great. There is plenty of food to eat and typical stores to shop in, but nothing great. It in no way compares to the Great Mall of America. It is just a big old Ford factory that was rebuilt and converted into a mall.

It is a multi-cultural mix of rude people bumping into each other inside the mall, so go early to avoid the crowd. Parking is a challenge. I saw too many people yelling and screaming because someone stole the parking spot.

Thank Horace M
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

This is an average outlet where you find deals. The best part is the A&F outlet store that you don't see very often in the US.

1  Thank 涵宇 王
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