American Girl

San Francisco

Shopping Dining Parties Doll Hair Salon

Welcome to American Girl San Francisco

Come to Stanford Shopping Center in San Francisco, where girls can enjoy their favorite shops, casual dining in the Bistro, and extra-special celebrations. change location

660 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Shopping

Find shops featuring all of our characters—from historical favorites to My American Girl® dolls to our current Girl of the Year—plus Bitty Baby and the Bitty Twins. Add to the fun by exploring outfits, accessories, and furniture that help make every doll's world complete. Don't forget to browse our bookstore with titles that open up girls' imaginations. And check out Creativi-Tees, our specialty shop for designing matching doll and girl T-shirts! Learn more

Enjoy the help of a personal shopper: Schedule an appointment today.

Dining

When you’re ready for a casual bite with that special touch, visit the American Girl Bistro. You and your girl can choose from a la carte selections, including tasty appetizers, delicious entrees, and rich and creamy desserts. Prices subject to change. Now accepting reservations through July 17. Learn more

  • Appetizers: $5-7
  • Entrees: $8-15
  • Desserts: $4-7
  • Afternoon Tea and Craft (served weekdays, 2-4:30 p.m.) is $13.50 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.

Sample Menu

Doll Hair Salon

Let one of our stylists treat your girl’s American Girl doll to a new ’do! Visit the Doll Hair Salon and watch our specialists work their magic. Learn more

Bistro Birthday Celebration

Celebrate her big day with an American Girl party! This all-inclusive package will help make it a day she’ll never forget—every party guest will enjoy a delicious meal in the Bistro, cake and ice cream, and a take-home goody bag. For girls ages 3 and up. Learn more

Deluxe Birthday Celebration

Host a celebration like no other! This party takes place in your very own private dining room and features a tasty meal, a hands-on craft, table games, cake and ice cream, goody bags, doll tiaras, a special gift for the guest of honor, and so much more. For girls ages 8 and up. Learn more

Special events

For events that require reservations, please call 877-247-5223.

Friday, April 18, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Springtime Card Craft
Encourage your girl to celebrate spring by making and decorating a fancy flower card and matching envelope. She’ll use stickers and pretty paper to make her card “bloom,” then add a fun message on the inside.
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Saturday, April 19, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Springtime Card Craft
Encourage your girl to celebrate spring by making and decorating a fancy flower card and matching envelope. She’ll use stickers and pretty paper to make her card “bloom,” then add a fun message on the inside.
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Isabelle’s Scavenger Hunt
Learn about Isabelle, our newest Girl of the Year! Your girl will go on a seek-and-find scavenger hunt throughout the store, collecting fun facts about Isabelle along the way. Plus, she’ll get a free American Girl poster at the end!
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Thursday, April 24, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Friends Forever Bracelet Craft
Each journey is worth remembering! At this event, your girl will get the chance to make friendship bracelets for herself and her My American Girl® doll. She can even put a special message on the bracelets, creating a long-lasting memory!
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Friday, April 25, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Just Mom and Me
It’s time for a mother-daughter day! You’ll enjoy a special meal, make a paper family tree, and even sign a "mother-daughter promise" to keep creating memories. Includes a keepsake photo and frame, plus an American Girl book to take home.
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Isabelle’s Scavenger Hunt
Learn about Isabelle, our newest Girl of the Year! Your girl will go on a seek-and-find scavenger hunt throughout the store, collecting fun facts about Isabelle along the way. Plus, she’ll get a free American Girl poster at the end!
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Thursday, May 1, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Isabelle’s Funky Fashion Headpiece Craft
Your girl’s fun, funky style can shine, just like Isabelle—our newest Girl of the Year! During this free event, your girl can craft a decorative hair accessory for her doll. She can jazz up her doll’s flair like Isabelle does with her own dance costumes!
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Friday, May 2, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Isabelle’s Celebration
Join us to celebrate the arrival of Isabelle, our newest Girl of the Year! At this special event, girls will learn about Isabelle, make a fun craft, and enjoy a delicious meal. Includes an American Girl book to take home.
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Saturday, May 3, 2014
9:00 a.m.
Everyday Fun Doll ’Dos
Your girl can learn how to give her doll a new school-day ’do! Our Doll Hair Salon stylists will share their secrets, and she’ll get doll hair accessories and styling instructions to take home. Plus, she’ll get hands-on tips for creating fun styles like a braided headband ’do, casual bun, and side braids for her doll.
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Sunday, May 4, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Julie’s Bracelet Craft
Your girl can try her hand at an activity Julie would have loved! She’ll make her own funky felt cuff bracelet to wear, inspired by the fashions of the 1970s.
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Thursday, May 8, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Isabelle’s Funky Fashion Headpiece Craft
Your girl’s fun, funky style can shine, just like Isabelle—our newest Girl of the Year! During this free event, your girl can craft a decorative hair accessory for her doll. She can jazz up her doll’s flair like Isabelle does with her own dance costumes!
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Friday, May 9, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Mother’s Day Card Craft
Show Mom she’s loved! Your girl can make Mother’s Day extra-special by decorating a pretty card and matching envelope, then adding a special message to Mom on the inside.
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Just Mom and Me
It’s time for a mother-daughter day! You’ll enjoy a special meal, make a paper family tree, and even sign a "mother-daughter promise" to keep creating memories. Includes a keepsake photo and frame, plus an American Girl book to take home.
Learn More
Saturday, May 10, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Mother’s Day Card Craft
Show Mom she’s loved! Your girl can make Mother’s Day extra-special by decorating a pretty card and matching envelope, then adding a special message to Mom on the inside.
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Sunday, May 11, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Mother’s Day Card Craft
Show Mom she’s loved! Your girl can make Mother’s Day extra-special by decorating a pretty card and matching envelope, then adding a special message to Mom on the inside.
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
10:00 a.m.
Bitty Baby and Me
Your little girl can shine bright with Bitty Baby! At this special event inspired by our picture-book collection, she’ll enjoy a fun "mommy-daughter" activity, coloring page, and delicious snack.
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11:00 a.m.
Bitty Baby and Me Story Time
Discover the wonderful world of Bitty Baby with your little girl! Sit close and listen to a reading of Bitty Baby and Me, a hopeful story about a magical mermaid adventure and making a wish come true. Enjoy a fun activity together, too.
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Thursday, May 15, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Isabelle’s Funky Fashion Headpiece Craft
Your girl’s fun, funky style can shine, just like Isabelle—our newest Girl of the Year! During this free event, your girl can craft a decorative hair accessory for her doll. She can jazz up her doll’s flair like Isabelle does with her own dance costumes!
Learn More
Friday, May 16, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Trips and Travels Together
A simple trip can inspire many playful adventures! This event will offer your girl a chance to capture her own special travel moments with her My American Girl® doll during her spring and summer breaks. Includes a delicious meal, fun journaling activities, and a special American Girl book for her to take home!
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Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:00 a.m.
Doll ’Dos & How-Tos: Bright Highlights
Your girl can learn tips and tricks for giving her doll a bright new ’do! Our Doll Hair Salon stylists will show lots of ways to style her doll’s hair using our Bright Highlights Set, vibrant clip-in hair colors made just for My American Girl® dolls. Your girl will get hands-on tips from our experts—and she’ll get to take the highlights home!
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Plan your visit

Find the information you need to make your visit easy and enjoyable:

For more information, e-mail us or call 877-247-5223.

Frequently asked questions about American Girl

What can I expect at the Doll Hair Salon?
The Doll Hair Salon is where dolls get the special attention they deserve. Choose from a variety of new hairdos, and our stylists will make it happen. They can even pamper your girl’s doll with a package that makes her shine.
How do I request a charitable donation?
Please review the guidelines and requirements to determine your eligibility for a charitable donation, then complete and submit the Charitable Donation Request Form.

Party or event reservations: call 877-247-5223

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