These businesses were voted the Best Shopping Centers or Malls in the Bay Area in Bay Area Parent’s 2023 Best of the Best reader poll. Read the full list of winners here.

Silicon Valley

Gold:  Santana Row. Home to 2.1 million square feet of retail, office, hotel and residential property. This unique shopping destination has 50 shops, 30 restaurants, 10 spas and salons, a boutique hotel and a movie theater. San Jose.

Silver: Westfield Valley Fair. Santa Clara.

Bronze: Gilroy Premium Outlets. Gilroy.


Gold: Hillsdale Shopping Center. Features Nordstrom and Macy’s, plus more than 100 specialty stores and restaurants. San Mateo.

Silver: Serramonte Center. Daly City.

Bronze: Bridgepointe Shopping Center. San Mateo.

East Bay

Gold: Broadway Plaza. This outdoor shopping center has more than 80 specialty shops, including Macy’s and Nordstrom, dining and more. Walnut Creek.             

Silver: Bay Street Emeryville. Emeryville.

Bronze: The Veranda. Concord.        


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