Dining, shopping, and recreation opportunities in and near Stanford Research Park. From a variety of cafes within Stanford Research Park to nearby restaurants and retails stores to hiking trails and more, there’s lots to experience in and near SRP.
The Hub at Stanford Research Park serves as a crossroads where people come together for a bite, a chat, a celebration, one of our popular Lunch & Learns, and more.
3215 Porter Drive
Located at The Hub, Coupa Café supports local, organic, sustainable & family run farms everything served is made with fresh and local ingredients.
2500 El Camino Real
A family-owned café based on traditional and homemade recipes with a passion for “slow food”: delicious, wholesome, and made with care and love from quality ingredients.
The stretch of S. California Ave. (aka Cal Ave) between El Camino Real and Park Blvd is home to over 50 stores and restaurants and hosts a Farmers' Market every Sunday.
Foothills Tennis & Swimming
Club3351 Miranda Avenue
Serving active and social families since 1976, non-members are welcome to participate in a variety of activities year round, including private swim/tennis lessons and the Camp Miranda summer program.
SRP Med Café
3145 Porter Drive
Start the day with on-the-go breakfast options and full coffee and espresso service by Oakland’s Red Bay Coffee. Later, enjoy sandwiches; a self-serve salad bar; or daily specials inspired by global flavors.
Stanford-Palo Alto Playing Field
2700 El Camino Real
5.9 acres of land devoted to two regulation soccer/rugby fields for youth and/or adult games.
Stanford Shopping Center
660 Stanford Shopping Center
A premier open-air shopping and dining destination with more than 140 world-class specialty stores, ranging from luxury brands to local favorites.
Walk (or Jog)
Need your 10,000 daily steps? Open from sunrise to sunset, the scenic 4-mile loop to The Dish offers paved trails with great views on Stanford University and the San Francisco Bay within easy walking distance of Stanford Research Park.
Find parking on Stanford Avenue and the trailhead at the corner of Junipero Serra Blvd & Stanford Ave.
Hit the 1.5-mile Matadero Creek Trail that winds up over a ridge into the foothills, where hikers enjoy spectacular vistas of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Stanford campus, Palo Alto, the San Francisco Bay, and the Dish.
The asphalt and dirt trail is open to bikers and hikers. Find trailheads at the southeast corners of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway or Coyote Hill Road and Page Mill Road.