San Francisco is a shopper's dream:
San Francisco Shopping Embarcadero Center
Battery & Drumm Streets between Clay & Sacramento
900 North Point Street
Shops, restaurants, open air plaza on the Bay.
Fourth & Mission Streets
Beach Street & The Embarcadero
Retailers: Waterfront marketplace and boat and cable car transit hub
San Francisco Japan Center
Post St. & Buchanan St.
San Francisco Shopping Centre
Market & 5th Sts. @ Powell
19th Ave. & Winston Dr.
Retailers: Anchors: Nordstrom, Macy's.
Westfield San Francisco Centre
865 Market Street at Fifth
Retailers: 25 shops including Nordstrom.
In the San Francisco Bay Area:
4th St (at University Ave. exit from 80)
Berkeley (across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco)
Eclectic mix of shops, outlet stores, cafes and restaurants.
1275 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek (east of San Francisco and Oakland)
Retailers: 95 shops, restaurants and services with 3 anchors: Nordstrom, Macy's and David M Brian (gifts)
Stanford Shopping Center
El Camino Real & Quarry Rd.
Palo Alto (south of San Francisco – in "Silicon Valley"
Outdoor mall next to Stanford University with year-round floral
displays. 140 stores, 4 anchors: Bloomingdale's, Neiman Marcus,
447 Great Mall Drive
Milpitas (south of San Francisco, north of San Jose
Retailers: Vast mall with stores, outlets and entertainment.
Hillsdale Shopping Center
Located off Hwy. 101 at El Camino Real
San Mateo (south of San Francisco, closer to the airport)
Retailers: 130 stores and restaurants with 4 anchors: Nordstrom, Macy's, Mervyn's and Sears.
Foothill Rd. West of I-580 & I-680
Pleasanton (southeast of San Francisco and Oakland)
Retailers: Large suburban mall with Nordstrom, JC Penny, Sears and Macy’s.