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Nordstrom Stanford Shopping Center

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550 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Store #422

Store Hours

Mon-Sat: 10am-9pm
Sun: 11am-7pm

Store Services

  • Alterations

    All Nordstrom stores offer alterations and tailoring services, and basic alterations are free for many full-price items purchased at Nordstrom (online or in store). Just bring your receipt or packing slip in with you and talk to our experts. They'll determine what's needed during your fitting, and let you know if any charges apply.

  • Anastasia Brow Studio at Nordstrom

    Ladies and gents, it's time to tame those brows. Your trained Brow Studio expert will reshape and sculpt the perfect brow arch using the Anastasia method. Learn more.

    "I wanted to create the ambiance of my salon inside the Nordstrom cosmetics department," says Anastasia. "Time is of the essence for the savvy Nordstrom shopper, and that is why we created a Brow Studio to suit their needs."

  • Nordstrom Beauty Stylist

    Our Beauty Stylists offer a free service that’s tailored just for you—to find the best beauty, skincare, perfume and grooming products across all our women’s and men’s brands. Ready to meet your very own beauty consultant? Call 1.800.7beauty or book an appointment with a Beauty Stylist.

    Find a Beauty Stylist in Palo Alto, or give us a call at 1.800.7beauty.
  • Nordstrom Personal Stylist

    Fast, fun, free...and zero pressure. A Nordstrom Personal Stylist is more than just a personal shopper. Our Stylists can help you with everything from finding a gift to updating your wardrobe.

    Find your very own Personal Stylist in Palo Alto.
  • Prosthesis Program

    Our Certified Prosthesis Fitters provide assistance to the special needs of women dealing with breast cancer or surgery. We offer a vast array of intimate apparel, breast forms and mastectomy bras, plus assistance with Medicare claim filing—all in a comfortable and confidential setting. Learn more.


Visit our Restaurants & Specialty Coffee site to learn about all our restaurants, see what's in your area and take a look at sample menus.
  • Cafe Bistro

    Enjoy a view of the exhibition kitchen in a vibrant cafe that delivers our interpretation of bistro cuisine, including soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza and desserts. Beer and wine are available.

    Mon-Sat 10am-8pm
    Sun 11am-6pm


  • Espresso Bar

    Enjoy handcrafted coffee beverages prepared by skilled baristas, along with a selection of fresh pastries and a variety of grab-and-go sandwiches, salads and snacks that are made fresh daily.

    Mon-Sat 8am-8pm
    Sun 11am-7pm


Store Events


  • Beauty Trend Week

    November 01 - November 07

    Join us for some one-on-one time with Nordstrom Beauty experts and industry insiders where you’ll learn customized tips and tricks for fall. Plus receive complimentary samples, and exclusive gifts with your purchases (while supplies last). This event is free, so don’t miss out! To schedule your appointment, stop by or call your favorite Beauty counter today!

    Request an Appointment
  • Drybar ~ Dry Styling Event

    November 06
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    Be treated to an Instant Smoothing, Instant Beach Wave or Instant Volume finishing touch service with personal consultation and fail-proof styling tips to achieve salon fabulous hair. Call the Advanced Skincare counter today to reserve an appointment.

  • Armani Premiere Face Designer Rhona Samuels

    November 07
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Meet Armani Premiere Face Designer Rhona Samuels. Rhona will be on hand to share her expertise in Armani skincare and makeup and offer solutions to fit your unique needs. Please call the Armani Cosmetics counter to schedule an appointment.

  • CHANEL National Makeup Artist, Marc Bertaud

    November 07
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Meet CHANEL National Makeup Artist, Marc Bertaud. Marc will be on hand to show you CHANEL's luxury skincare and makeup products and offer you personalized recommendations for a new look. Please call the CHANEL cosmetics counter to schedule an appointment.

New Opportunities

Careers at Nordstrom

We're always looking for people who have a passion for fashion, who love helping people and who have that special knack for combining the two. If you're motivated, enthusiastic and ready to take your career to a whole new level, explore Nordstrom Careers today! Learn more

New Store Openings

Is a brand-new Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack coming to a shopping mall near you? Check our list of all stores slated to open from now until 2018. View Openings