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Stanford Bookstore Cafe

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519 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-3003
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri 08:00 - 19:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Laguna Beach, California
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289 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to buy some Stanford goodies and a cup of coffee with my wife. Great store for a campus, nice, intelligent staff in the middle of the beautiful Palo Alto campus. You even get a little smarter being there, even if your son went to USC.

Thank OC-RaiderFan
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889 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Stanford Bookstore is one of the best I have visited on US university campuses and the Cafe is a great place to chill.

Thank warren D
Palo Alto, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Enough selections to satisfy everyone's taste. It's a good place to settle with a book or a friend or two.

Thank Sharon A
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place to study or chat with a friend. Usually, there are few people having meetings in there.

Thank leticia_psouza
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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206 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Filled with quality merchandisers, the Stanford Book store is a must visit if you want something to remember. The cafe is also good.

Thank AnuradhaUdu
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234 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I hoped to find a gluten free snack but all I could find was trail mix or candy. A bit bummed. But it's one of the only places on campus that has Coke products.

Thank Ekgator
Johannesburg, South Africa
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

A day-visit to the Stanford campus resulted in a stop-over in the Bookstore cafe for a cup of coffee. An excellent selection of books, and not all of them are dry academic treatises. There were many really interesting, contemporary books as well. The coffee was good too.

Thank JustInCase_10
Stirling, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

It is a regular coffee shop, nothing particular about it nor very cosy. Coffee is good and I have nothing to complain about.

Thank NikolaiStavrogin
Tempe, Arizona
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144 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat while on campus. For a campus café, it was pretty good. Very pleasant and relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Kristin O
Paris, France
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We took an iced coffee, terrible,and an iced chocolate far too much sugar in it. We could not drink any. Too bad as the terrasse on the library is cute.

Thank Stefano O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 519 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305-3003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stanford

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?