Shopping in San Jose

Almaden Plaza
This plaza is an open-air shopping venue that sells local goods from small businesses in San Jose. If you love supporting small businesses, then Almaden Plaza is the perfect place for you. This shopping area features dozens of booths and a variety of goods for you to purchase.

Capitola Mall
This enclosed mall is full of national shops like Abercrombie, Gap and Coach. There are also department stores. These are smaller scale than what is commonly seen in California, but they still offer ample options for all shoppers.

Santana Row
High-end stores dot the street here on this super-chic street. The architecture is lovely to look at while shopping. Santana Row has shops like Anthropologie, Cole Haan, Gucci and many others. This premiere and luxurious destination is the best place for your high fashion shopping needs. Arrive early in the day to snag good parking. It gets crowded and parking can be impossible to find. You will have a hard time walking away empty-handed.

PruneYard Shopping Center
Memorabilia, music and collectibles are popular items at PruneYard. This center sells tons of rare, vintage and hard-to-find goods. There are several shops here that cater to various interests. There's even a dining area and nearby luxury hotel. PruneYard is a great spot for those with varied interests in collectible wares.

Gilroy Premium Outlets
This outlet location has designer brands and popular shops like Coach, Sony and Levi. There are approximately 145 stores at the Gilroy Premium Outlets. You are sure to find a great deal here.

This popular department store is located in San Jose for all of your shopping needs while in the city. You can find plenty of clothes, accessories and cosmetics for the whole family. Home goods are also available. Macy's sells fine jewelry in addition to fashion jewelry too.

Westgate Mall
This smaller mall has a smaller crowd but awesome shopping opportunities. The main point of interest here is Nordstrom Rack. Burlington Coat Factory is also a popular place to shop while here. There is a great food court with plenty of delicious food options too. This mall closes early. Be prepared to go out at opening if you want to do a lot of shopping. This will ensure you get everything done before closing time.