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The Great Mall

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Address: 447 Great Mall Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone Number:
(408) 945-4022
10:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Great Mall, the largest indoor outlet and value shopping destination in...

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.

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Good place to go if you would like to spend a couple of hours shopping. Good selection of shops! Remember good shoes as there will be a lot of walking!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there during my business trip. Almost all the outlets we want to see, compare is present there, and since all the brands are available, the competition is high and pricing is very healthy for the customers. If you visit all the shops in the mall twice, I am sure you can skip the day's workout. Very nice mall.

Thank RatchetAndClank
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to San jose for a week on a small business trip & I went to Great mall to shop. It has great shops to shop for your family. You can find almost everything. It's a huge mall & be prepared to spend good number of hours to explore all the shop.

Thank PayalMahajan
Redondo Beach, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mall is laid out like a giant square... has some typical "mall stores". If you're visiting and looking for something unique, you won't find it here. But if you need something that you would find at any other mall, than it's fine.

Thank ITworktraveler
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to go if you would like to spend a couple of hours shopping. Good selection of shops! Remember good shoes as there will be a lot of walking!!

Thank Bygdagut
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The great mall has stores for everyone. Bring your walking shoes cause the mall is big! I just wish you didn't Have to pay for bags in California. I probably would have bought more stuff if I didn't have to keep buying bags.

Thank FloridaTraveler23
Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The name is true it is a great mall. You have to go a big circle inside the mall and you automatically reach all shops. There are some good offers if you are lucky. Many famous brands. Took me one hour on a Sunday to go around and to make some shopping. It is an alternative to gilroy, if you... More 

Thank wagnerjoerg1965
Luzon, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great Mall of Bay Area has lots of great deals with their brand name outlet stores and discount warehouse chains. However, couple this with an undergoing renovation, it gives a post-apocalyptic feel - you'd think the whole mall is closing down and everybody is having a clearance sale. Hopefully, when the renovation is finished, it would be a lot brighter... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

when you visit the bay area here in california you will have a number of premium outlets to choose from. if you're here for a short stay and you want to get a good bargain of premium brands... this is the place. unlike other outlets that you will spent more time in walking from store to store, this is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We came here for a quick visit so that my fiancé could exchange some shoes. We ended up spending quite a few hours there and spending money we shouldn't have. But it was a good visit and one very much worth a visit if you want to shop, eat or play. I would rate this visit a A-

Thank CWat1260
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a full day of shopping in this mall. It's important that each one has a plan on what to buy and from where. We were clear on what we needed like Levi Jeans , Polo t-shirts, formal shirts and pants from Van Huesen, UGG shoes, sports shows from Nike and ASIC, handbag from Michael Korea. Ended up having to... More 

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