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“Bad experience”

King Richard's Antique Center
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Whittier
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Owner description: King Richard's Antique Center is the largest AntiqueCenter in California, with over 1 acre of antiques, 47,000 sq ft.It is also one of the oldest antique centers (over 30 years old) built in a historic (citrus packing plant) building in 1903. Our center is truly a destination for tourists where you can spend hours shopping and dinning. On site services include appraisal classes and a jewelry store.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Bad experience”
Reviewed 17 November 2013

I was planning on purchasing some gifts. Went to pick up an item to buy and a plate that was propped up and not secured slid down taking a shot glass with it. I was told store policy was to pay for the shot glass. NOT MY FAULT. Stopped looking, didn't purchase anything. Will be telling all my friends what happened and I will never purchase anything there again

Visited November 2013
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Warwick, Rhode Island
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great if you're looking for "not-so-special" items”
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Travelled 30 minutes from Beverly Hills to visit this Antique Center. It had quite a bit of square footage and a lot of items, but nothing that I considered "special" or "worth" traveling for. Still fun to visit and view all of the items. Not many high-end antiques.

Visited June 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A lot to offer”
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This was a pretty nice antique mall with many individual vendors. Lots to look at and some good prices. The parking lot is pretty small so you might have to park elsewhere and hike back. There were three levels plus a basement. We didn't spend too much time in the basement area due to a very foul smell down there!

Visited June 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
265 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“Fantastic and huge place full of antiques and memorabilia”
Reviewed 13 April 2013

This is 3 floors of everything from old American Neon signs and garage stuff, toys, clothes, furniture, cutlery... hey just about everything on 3 floors in a huge environment. If you like these places allow yourself 3 hours.

To give you an idea I bought an unused and still boxed 1980's Tonka toy, a lit beer sign, 2 clear 1980's telephones for the wall, an old LP and ten pin bowling pin.

Chuck, the owner, is a lovely guy and Eddie and Antonio deserve a shout out too for being super helpful.

Next door is a thrift store where I got a load more LP's and some vintage T-shirts.

Great stuff.

Visited April 2013
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KingRichards, Owner at King Richard's Antique Center, responded to this review, 2 October 2016
We really appreciate you stopping by. Hope to see you again, soon.
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Fullerton, California
Level 6 Contributor
236 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“One of my favorite Antique Malls near north Orange County”
Reviewed 5 August 2012

King Richards is very large, kept clean with over all good prices; while I have not found any bargains there I have bought things there for a good if not fantastic price. There is a wide range here, furniture, jewelry, clothing and housewares, toys and weird old stuff from past ears. There was a wonderful Disneyland tour cart that would have made a great poolside bar, but it had been sold. There is a small Betty Page store as well with a selection of current styles, so even if they don't have your size you can take a look before you order. Items are clean and mended, the 'antique store smell' is at a minimum save in the very small basement. Give the restaurant a miss or look it over closely, last time I was there is was a very nice family running it, they had just moved up from Mexico, but their style of cooking did not match my preference for the yummy foods from south of the border.

Visited July 2012
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KingRichards, Owner at King Richard's Antique Center, responded to this review, 2 October 2016
Thank you for shopping with us. Hope to see you again, soon.
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