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The Stanford Shopping Center

Closed Now: 10:00 - 21:00
Open today: 10:00 - 21:00
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Quality Stores in a Beautiful Setting

The discerning shopper will find a number of quality stores in a beautiful setting at the Stanford... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Foster City Ca
Great shops

The shopping center has great stores and restaurants. Nice boutique and specialty stores along with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Montreal, Canada
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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.
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“high end”(53 reviews)
“outdoor mall”(44 reviews)
“apple store”(34 reviews)
680 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1400
+1 650-617-8200
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The discerning shopper will find a number of quality stores in a beautiful setting at the Stanford Shopping Center. A wide range of restaurants and small eateries offer good repast for the active shopper. Lots of free parking as well.

Thank treborz1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The shopping center has great stores and restaurants. Nice boutique and specialty stores along with the large high end chains.

Thank WombatBen
Reviewed 6 days ago

Review only in respect of the American Girl store. The Stanford Mall itself seems the usual open upscale mall. Not sure why there is not an AG store in the Bay Area, however we promised our granddaughter a visit during our California road trip, and...More

Thank tripeagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great shopping experience- good store selection and open concept make this a killer shopping destination

Thank Jvilhena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I come to this mall every time I come to San Francisco. I love White House Black Market and all the upscale stores. The mall is super clean. It’s not as easy to get around if you’re new to the place. It has nice seating...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great outdoor shopping mall. Lots of high end stores mixed with large department stores like Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, & Macy’s. Stanford University bookstore is there too if you can’t go to the campus to pick up a few souvenirs. You won’t be disappointed with...More

Thank caliprincess88
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Nice plaza but not roofed. Too much sun in some places, depending the hour (or rain). Nice shops and nice walking areas.

Thank RamonFP1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

How can you go wrong with a world class shopping center that hosts a Cartier, Nordy's, Neiman Marcus, Macy's and Sephora?

Thank susanB144HQ
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We have been spending time here between appointments at Stanford Hospital. This is a beautiful outdoor mall. The flowers and grounds are worth a stroll even if you are not shopping. Seriously beautiful containers filled with roses, dalias and more. They have added a new...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This mall has the standard shops like Victoria Secrets and Bloomingdales but it also has some unique stores like a Japanese candy store and a fun Stanford store. There are also mom and pop type restaurants that have poke bowls and one with artisan pizzas....More

Thank jellico1024
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