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Thrifts stores and Antique Malls?

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Thrifts stores and Antique Malls?

Whenever we travel we love hitting local thrift stores and antique malls. Do you have any you could recommend?

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1. Re: Thrifts stores and Antique Malls?

There are a few thrift shops on upper Fillmore. Don't know if they jive with your definition of "thrift shop" or not. The Junior League's Next to New Shop, Symphony's Repeat Performance and Stuart Hall's thrift store are all along Fillmore between Sacramento and Jackson.

They get clothes, jewelry, books and some small furniture from their patrons or members for resale. Some very nice things.

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Union Square is full of antique stores, really overpriced, but will have a wide array as well as throughout Grant Street in Chinatown for Chinese antiques.

The Mission district has quite a few antique furniture stores.

There are a collection of thrift stores in the Haight Ashbury www.sfgate.com/neighborhoods/sf/haight/ and The Mission. Search collectible Mission district san francisco on Google

Search google for:

Raphael House Thrift Store

Thrift Town‎

Buffalo Exchange


Clothes Contact

Out of the Closet


Community Thrift

Schauplatz Clothing‎

Crossroads Trading Co

Held Over

La Rosa Vintage

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3. Re: Thrifts stores and Antique Malls?

That last post has a good list. Especially check out Thrift Town.

You may like the Alemany Flea Market - it is open on Sundays. Hard to get to without a car thought.


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4. Re: Thrifts stores and Antique Malls?

You might also want to take BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) and head to some excellent choices in the East Bay, right next to BART stations. You could have an excellent day visiting 2 stops:

1) Ashby BART station gets you to the Berkeley Flea Market on Sat. & Sundays, and all around the BART station are a number of antique stores, and a vintage lace store called Lacis. After that, get back on BART and head to

2) Rockridge BART. This gets you to College Ave. in Oakland which is home to some wonderful consignment stores including Rockridge Rags, and some fabulous dining choices (from everyday to sublime.)

That's a day well worth the (very reasonable) cost of a BART ticket! Best of all, you can get to these locations in about the same amount of time as a Muni bus would get you to locations in SF.

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5. Re: Thrifts stores and Antique Malls?

Thanks for all the great information! Made note of it all :)

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