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15 El Camino Real Menlo Park, California 94025
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Bay Area Holiday Events, Shopping & Dining

Celebrate the holidays in California style when you stay at our stylish hotel, which is ideally located near shopping, dining, and Bay Area holiday events. Visit the Filoli Gardens to see elaborate holiday displays, or attend a special craft market and children's festival at the Allied Arts Guild. Savor a tempting array of holiday cuisine at Max's Opera Café, PF Chang's and the Left Bank brasserie.
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Menlo Park Things to See and Do

  • Events at Stanford University

    Buy tickets now for live holiday performances at Stanford University. This year's entertainment includes the Brad Mehldau Trio, Sing and Play the Bing, and A Chanticleer Christmas.
  • Filoli Gardens Holiday Traditions

    From November 28 through December 6, the mansion opens its doors to welcome visitors to an opulent world of holiday décor with international flair. You'll also find special events throughout the season.
  • Allied Arts Guild Holiday Calendar

    Head to Menlo Park to enjoy special Bay Area holiday events. Shop for handcrafted merchandise at the Christmas Market on December 6, and bring the kids to the Children's Holiday Party on December 14.

Dining

  • Max's Opera Cafe

    Feast on upscale cuisine at affordable prices at this award-winning restaurant. Menu items include BBQ ribs, corned beef reuben sandwiches, portabello mushroom pasta and rib eye steaks.
  • Left Bank Menlo Park Brasserie

    You don't have to go to Paris to experience the Left Bank. This brasserie serves all your favorite French dishes, from moules frites to pot-au-feu.
  • PF Chang's

    Indulge in a tempting array of Asian fusion cuisine at this popular restaurant. Take advantage of special happy hour deals and treat yourself to a delectable dessert.

Shopping

  • Stanford Shopping Center

    Enjoy open-air shopping and dining at this premier mall. Anchor stores include Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Wilkes Bashford.
  • Town & Country Village

    Discover more than 60 stores, restaurants and services at this unique shopping center. Shop at stores like Nanoo, Patrick James, RUTI, U Threads, The Walking Company and Intermix.
  • Downtown Palo Alto

    Packed with eclectic boutiques and specialty stores, this shopping destination features a charming atmosphere. Find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list.
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