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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
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“Outdoor shopping, a wonderful variety of restaurants, music and beautiful surroundings. ”
  • 276 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A beautiful European style open mall with losts of choices for food and good nightlife”
  • 112 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Santana Row features a vibrant mix of over 50 shops, 30 restaurants, CineArts movie theatre, and the boutique Hotel Valencia. With your pick of dining options, everything from burgers and Italian to Asian fusion and French, you'll have plenty of choice’s to refuel while shopping at The Row’s top stores including Madewell, Ted Baker, H&M, Anthropologie, kate spade new york, Gucci, Tommy Bahama, lululemon athletica, Boutique Harajuku and Sephora just to name a few. Plus, catch live music and outdoor yoga classes in Santana Row Park and enjoy plentiful parking all within walking distance.”
  • 20 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great place to grab a beer and watch sports. Lots of beer on tap and screens with every game on. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Combining the traditions of Italian cooking and California’s fresh, artisanal ingredients, Pizza Antica creates a unique style of pizzeria in a class of its own. Pizza Antica calls upon a bounty of small local meat curers, cheese producers, and bakers to supply them with top-quality ingredients used to create original, handcrafted dishes. From pristine, thin-crust pizzas to savory meat and fish entrees to decadent desserts, Pizza Antica has something for everyone. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Buzzy eatery/nightclub with small, shareable plates of Pan-Asian cuisine, cocktails & weekend DJs. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
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“ Best dessert place around. Definitely stop there if you are visiting Santana Row.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“The trendy restaurant turns into a nightclub during weekend nights after 9pm.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“El Jardin offers a full menu of Mexican favorites including different kinds of quesadillas, tamales, oaxaquenos, and tostadas. El Jardín completes the authentic Mexican patio experience with a tequila bar, featuring an unprecedented selection of pure agave tequila and a full menu of Mexican favorites. For many, El Jardín feels “like being back home in Mexico.””
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
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“Make your own premium burgers, with a rotating special exotic burger meat option "market special" Ex. Bison or Ostrich anyone?”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Upscale steakhouse. Great for special occasions. They have amazing cuts, and great sides, especially the truffle butter.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Awesome vegan place, the buffalo wings and Santa Fe "chicken" are winners, and so are their bowls.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great place to watch people in Santana Row. Love the steak frites and cocktails. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Rosie's is apparently the place to be on a Wednesday weeknight after 10pm! They convert the seating area to a dance floor and the DJ takes you on a journey of the 90's and early 2000's music.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent Indian restaurant, a bit pricier than the average, but worth it. Great for dinner, as well as lunch buffet. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Airy indoor/outdoor eatery with a seasonal Californian menu & weekend brunch plus boutique wines. ”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Great place to grab a beer and watch sports. Lots of beer on tap and screens with every game on. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Combining the traditions of Italian cooking and California’s fresh, artisanal ingredients, Pizza Antica creates a unique style of pizzeria in a class of its own. Pizza Antica calls upon a bounty of small local meat curers, cheese producers, and bakers to supply them with top-quality ingredients used to create original, handcrafted dishes. From pristine, thin-crust pizzas to savory meat and fish entrees to decadent desserts, Pizza Antica has something for everyone. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Buzzy eatery/nightclub with small, shareable plates of Pan-Asian cuisine, cocktails & weekend DJs. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“The trendy restaurant turns into a nightclub during weekend nights after 9pm.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“El Jardin offers a full menu of Mexican favorites including different kinds of quesadillas, tamales, oaxaquenos, and tostadas. El Jardín completes the authentic Mexican patio experience with a tequila bar, featuring an unprecedented selection of pure agave tequila and a full menu of Mexican favorites. For many, El Jardín feels “like being back home in Mexico.””
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Make your own premium burgers, with a rotating special exotic burger meat option "market special" Ex. Bison or Ostrich anyone?”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Upscale steakhouse. Great for special occasions. They have amazing cuts, and great sides, especially the truffle butter.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Awesome vegan place, the buffalo wings and Santa Fe "chicken" are winners, and so are their bowls.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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