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  • 1. Aloha Beach Club

    North Park | Clothing

    This carefully curated boutique with high ceilings and blond-wood accents carries no Billabong or Quiksilver, but make no mistake, this is a...Read More

  • 2. Artelexia

    North Park | Gifts/Souvenirs

    Browse the colorful selection of Mexican gifts, cooking supplies, and decor at this inviting local boutique. ...Read More

  • 3. Bazaar del Mundo Shops

    Old Town | Shopping Centers/Malls

    With a Mexican villa theme, the Bazaar hosts riotously colorful gift shops such as Ariana, for ethnic and artsy women's fashions; Artes de Mexico...Read More

  • 4. Fashion Valley

    Mission Valley | Shopping Centers/Malls

    San Diego's most upscale mall has a contemporary Mission theme, lush landscaping, and more than 200 shops and restaurants. Acclaimed retailers...Read More

  • 5. Gold Leaf

    South Park | Household Items/Furniture

    This home decor shop is run by a husband-and-wife duo. There's furniture, kitchenware, jewelry, greeting cards, and a kids' section....Read More

  • 6. Hotel Del Coronado

    Shopping Centers/Malls

    At the gift shops within the peninsula's main historic attraction, you can purchase sportswear, designer handbags, jewelry, and antiques. Babcock...Read More

  • 7. Mimi & Red Boutique

    North Park | Clothing

    Laid-back ambience, friendly service, and racks full of moderate to high-end women's fashions have made this shop a favorite with cool San Diegans...Read More

  • 8. Pangaea Outpost

    Pacific Beach | Gifts/Souvenirs

    This collective houses dozens of local shops under one roof and is a great place to pick up beachy clothing and decor or unique gifts for everyone...Read More

  • 9. Pigment

    North Park | Household Items/Furniture

    This beautifully styled shop carries a wide variety of design-conscious goods for the home, including geometric print pillows, outdoor bistro...Read More

  • 10. The Book Catapult

    South Park | Toys

    This exceptional bookstore offers well-curated local interest materials, bestsellers, and an excellent children's section. Puzzle enthusiasts...Read More

  • 11. The Headquarters at Seaport

    Downtown | Shopping Centers/Malls

    This new upscale shopping and dining center is in the city's former police headquarters, a beautiful and historic Mission-style building featuring...Read More

  • 12. Adams Avenue Bookstore

    Hillcrest | Books/Stationery

    Literature, history, philosophy, and theology are the specialties of this popular bookstore that carries used, rare, and out-of-print titles. ...Read More

  • 13. Africa and Beyond

    La Jolla | Crafts

    This La Jolla art gallery has been selling traditional and contemporary African art for more than 30 years. Find Shona stone sculptures and...Read More

  • 14. Architectural Salvage of San Diego

    Little Italy | Household Items/Furniture

    If you have any interest in home design and renovation, this shop that specializes in reusing old materials should be top of your list. The...Read More

  • 15. Ascot Shop

    La Jolla | Clothing

    The classic Ivy League look is king in this traditional haberdashery that sells menswear by Saxx, Robert Talbott, and Peter Miller. In-house...Read More

  • 16. Azzurra Capri

    Little Italy | Clothing

    Walking into this white shop with blue trim will transport you instantly to Italy's stylish and sophisticated Amalfi Coast. Inspired by the...Read More

  • 17. Bay Books

    Books/Stationery

    This independent bookstore is the spot to sit, read, and sip coffee on an overcast day by the sea. Great for international travelers, there...Read More

  • 18. Blends

    Gaslamp Quarter | Shoes/Luggage/Leather Goods

    Minimalist decor provides a perfect backdrop for the wild colors and patterns featured on original sneakers from Adidas, Nike, Vans, and other...Read More

  • 19. Blick Art Materials

    Little Italy | Specialty Stores

    Besides supplying local artists with their tools, Blick also carries art books, fine stationery and pens, ornate gift wrap, and beautiful leather...Read More

  • 20. Bottlecraft Beer Shop

    Specialty Stores

    This boutique beer shop and tasting room stocks the best craft beer from San Diego and around the world, from double IPAs and pale ales to saisons...Read More

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