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“Great place t o shop!”
Review of Blackhawk Plaza

Blackhawk Plaza
Ranked #3 of 15 things to do in Danville
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place t o shop!”
Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a great book for this age group 9 month to 2 years old. Counting Smiley Faces by Pami L. Wahl Go to your local bookstore ask them to order it from Trafford publishing. Go to their bookstore section. Hope to see it in your bookstore.

Visited April 2014
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Danville, California
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful place for a summer evening”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Walk around the plaza on a warm summer evening. Food is good at every restaurant and shopping is fun at Anthropology, Apricot Lane and Francesca's. Get a relaxing Mani/Pedi at Polished Nail Bar. Please help keep the shops in business by buying something!

Visited June 2014
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Pleasanton, California
Level 6 Contributor
902 reviews
628 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 723 helpful votes
“It's a nice place, but not for everyone”
Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is basically a small upscale street mall built around a small pond. When you go there for the first time, you definite notice the quiet court yard with the pond full of fish and birds and the pretty buildings around filled with restaurants and shops. So the first reaction is - it would be so wonderful to come back friends with friends and family and have a good time, but that doesn't always work that way. Here are some of the "buts":

1. It's tempting to bring kids in, but this place is not really a park. There are no play grounds or even lawn around the water and they are not welcomed to go into the water.
2. Shopping. The stores are not meant for every day purchases. They are mostly boutiques and other things which are supposed to add some glitter and sparkles to your life if you can afford it.
3. Restaurants. This is a fairly small place, so the restaurants there don't live off the volume and they are quite expensive.

Overall, if you have above average disposable income and above average amount of free time, it could be a good place to burn through them, but for the most visitors it ends up being just another window shopping area.

Visited May 2014
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Danville, California
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Plaza changes”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

I've lived next door to this plaza since 1993 and it's such a beautiful setting. It's a shame the landlords have squeezed a lot of the tenants out, pure greed! There really isn't one restaurant (in my opinion) you can get something decent to eat that also isn't WAY overpriced. No quality or quantity.
They've further ruined the quiet beauty of the place by sticking a kids jungle gym right next to the beautiful (formerly quiet) pond. The poor ducks are now being tortured by screaming, unruly kids. No one in this "upscale" place makes their kids behave or respect property.
I weep for the future.

Visited May 2014
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3 Thank ssiino
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san francisco, ca
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful place. Nice shops and restaurants. Go see apricot lane and Francesca's for affordable fashions!”
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Love the sounds of the waterfalls, great place to relax and hang out. They have concerts and events for kids. Check out the toy store too.

Visited November 2013
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