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The Stanford Shopping Center

680 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1400
+1 650-617-8200
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Great shops and setting!

The shopping center itself was clean and wonderful to walk through. There were stores for every... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vanessa C
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Absolutely beautiful setting and always clean and neat!

This shopping center has more flowers than a garden center! Great variety of shops and restaurants... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian R
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Menlo Park, California, United States
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What Makes It Special
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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
680 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1400
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+1 650-617-8200
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"high end"
in 53 reviews
"outdoor mall"
in 44 reviews
"apple store"
in 34 reviews
"neiman marcus"
in 38 reviews
"microsoft store"
in 17 reviews
"great place to shop"
in 16 reviews
"great mall"
in 12 reviews
"crate and barrel"
in 11 reviews
"pottery barn"
in 10 reviews
"open air"
in 17 reviews
"american girl"
in 9 reviews
"upscale stores"
in 9 reviews
"window shop"
in 12 reviews
"anchor stores"
in 7 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 14 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The shopping center itself was clean and wonderful to walk through. There were stores for every taste and need, from high-end designer stores to stores like American Girl. It was a great place to shop and to just walk around and enjoy!

Thank Vanessa C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This shopping center has more flowers than a garden center! Great variety of shops and restaurants too! Go!

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked the scenery of this shooping center. It's like an outside mall, but has a sort of indoor structure as well. And the place is so clean it might as well be an indoor mall.

Thank Mikasa L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first trip to the AG store was great — my daughter and her friend (and us moms!) loved dining on adorable food with their dolls sotting nearby. Now, they have closed the bistro completely so that folks can pay $30 per kid and $10...More

1  Thank nevercomingback
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not too busy, but lots of variety and very comfortable atmosphere. A few high end stores like Burberry and Nordstrom’s and Tiffany’s. A few basic stores like Banana Republic, Macy’s. Etc...

Thank Keith P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One would think Investors/Owners would welcome our money! Q-Why does Management make it so hard for us to spend money in this shopping centre. A-because we can't find the X store! I live 5 minutes away; If/when I choose to shop here-I have relay on...More

1  Thank perfectionist2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Stanford Shopping Center is a conveniently located open air shopping center located at Sand Hill Rd. and Route 82 (El Camino Real) in Palo Alto adjacent to Stanford University. There are about 140 stores located in the center.... including Nordstrom, Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Norman Marcus,...More

1  Thank lwj
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have driven round and round through the several square blocks that comprise Stanford Shopping Center. Nordstrom is across the street and behind Crate and Barrel - maddening! It's great for clothing; also has an Apple Store and very good bakery. But for lunch, books,...More

Thank Ileinie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, it is in a nice area right next to Palo Alto. Looks so serene. You can walk around in all these shops in the outdoors, which gives you a feeling of walking in a city rather than a mall. The restaurants and coffee places...More

Thank marina0207
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is like a very expensive Disney land. I was surprised it was so busy. Must be lots of disponsible money in the area

Thank Rob M
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