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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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Nice place for killing time between meetings

I had meeting in Menlo Park and Palo Alto but I had lunch time free so figured I would spend some... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mac D
Apex, North Carolina
via mobile
Finest outdoor shopping experience.

If you don't like shopping and you were forced to go, or even if you needed to shop but you also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“high end” (44 reviews)
“apple store” (31 reviews)
“neiman marcus” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
680 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1400
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had meeting in Menlo Park and Palo Alto but I had lunch time free so figured I would spend some time at the mall and get a bite to eat. It was a good choice. Nice outdoor mall and lots of shops and restaurants...More

Thank Mac D
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't like shopping and you were forced to go, or even if you needed to shop but you also wanted to enjoy the nice weather, it doesn't get much nicer than Stanford shopping centre. It's beautifully manicured flower patches, and even the odd...More

Thank ObservantEscapades
Reviewed 1 week ago

nevertheless there isn't much areas like this in Bay.. good as a small area shopping center. you can find almost all mid-high brands but with limited stocks...

Thank Song Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This shopping center is located right next to Stanford University. My wife and I always love visiting the shopping center when we are in town. There are many popular shops to choose from and the people in the shops are all so nice. With the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stanford mall has a ton of high end shops and restaurants. You can easily spend half a day here shopping and half your bank account..haha! Apple computer is also located in the mall. Have Fun!

1  Thank davidsantacruz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a large mall which has both retail brand stores and large chain stores as well as a host of restaurants and cafes. It offers choice for a variety of incomes and tastes. It is also quite a nice place for walking around with...More

Thank deepakgupta5
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This mall is a favorite because it is outdoors. So nice to stroll on a beautiful day. It feels less like a mall and more like a city center. It is a California treat! Excellent place to visit and enjoy the weather while you shop!...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Stanford Shopping Center has been a hallmark of the Palo Alto community for decades and continues to impress. The venue is diverse, offering a mixture of clothing and restaurants for a variety of incomes and tastes. A a semi-covered indoor-outdoor mall, the Stanford Shopping...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

You may the store and they are probably there. Retail is not dead in this shopping center. Can go to Neiman Marcus or Nordtsroms or Macys. Have from high end to more middle of road places.

Thank grand old girl B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Even if you don't like to shop, Stanford Mall is a great area to stroll around. Many great restaurant options make this an overall great place to visit.

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Nearby Restaurants
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.31 km away
True Foods Kitchen
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Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
191 reviews
.18 km away
Max's Opera Cafe
158 reviews
.23 km away
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