San Diego's Shopping & Malls
As its name implies, you can get duty-free and tax-free savings on perfumes, cigarettes, liquor and more. A few of the name-brand items include Cartier, Yves St. Laurent, Guerlain, Oscar de la Renta, Dom Perignon, Seagrams, Johnnie Walker Red/Black, Chivas Regal as well as domestic and imported beers.
All items purchased are for exportation into… (read more)
Celebrating their 40th anniversary, Bazaar Del Mundo offers a unique and beautiful shopping experience. Here in this open patio-style hacienda, complete with a fountain, festive flags and colorful flowers, is an incredible array of Latin American folk arts and crafts to beautify your home as well as very select gift items such as jewelry, fashion… (read more)
Beacon Artworks Gallery in Old Town San Diego features the San Diego artwork of RD “Randy” Riccoboni. This Gallery is located in one of the oldest buildings in the western United States, at 2754 Calhoun Street in the exciting Fiesta de Reyes. Fiesta de Reyes has plenty of free parking and several great restaurants nearby.… (read more)
Why pay retail when you can pay wholesale? Print and bring in this review to receive $10 off your purchase of $50 or more at retail prices (excluding tax)! One per customer. Or present their ad in the print version of the SAN DIEGAN for this same offer.
Smart shoppers have been shopping here since … (read more)
One of the reasons why the Village of Carlsbad so special is that it is home to the Carlsbad Danish Bakery (2)… (read more). Locals have been coming here daily since the 1980′s to satisfy their cravings for delicious-tasting, mouthwatering, hot just out of the oven, bakery creations, which are all made by hand by the
Enjoy 25 to 65 percent off everyday retail prices of name brand clothes at Carlsbad Premium Outlets. The center is ideally located 30 minutes north of downtown San Diego in the picturesque seaside community of Carlsbad.
Carlsbad Premium Outlets… (read more) is located off Interstate 5, between Palomar Airport Rd and Cannon Rd. – just 30 minutes
At Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall (6)… (read more), antique lovers will find a host of memorable antique stores to discover too. So whatever you do, don’t miss a visit to Carlsbad’s largest antique mall. It’s the huge 15,000-sq. ft., featuring more than 100 antique dealers and artists. There are all kinds of treasures here
The largest collection of Department 56 collectibles in California are offered in an impressive 40,000 square foot showroom at City Lights (14)… (read more).
They have been in business since 1991, this year-round Christmas and collectibles emporium is a must see San Diego Attraction. It’s that big, it’s that impressive and it’s that unique. Like everything
If it has anything to do with ice cream, it has everything to do with Cold Stone Creamery. From unique ice cream creations to smoothies, cakes and shakes – nobody serves up the ultimate indulgence like Cold Stone. It starts with using the highest quality ingredients and ends with their signature process for preparing your… (read more)
The striking architectural design of Coronado Ferry Landing is reminiscent of the famous Hotel del Coronado. It’s home to a sensational restaurant row made up of seven bayfront fine and casual dining including Peohe’s, Coronado’s premier waterfront restaurant, and Il Fornaio, serving exquisite gourmet Italian cuisine. If you like to dine and shop, this is… (read more)
Coronado Motors, LLC is a company birthed from the concept of personal shopping. Their goal and desire is to save you valuable time and money by providing you with a “one-stop-shop” experience. Owner Ken Dobson specializes in new and used automobile purchasing, financing/leasing options, trade-ins, and consignment sales.
He is your Personal Automotive Consultant, capable… (read more)
Coronado Plaza is located on the west side of the Coronado Island prominently located in the heart of “Coronado Village “ which features quaint palm tree lined streets, filled with boutiques, shops and restaurants. Coronado Plaza has 17 shops and restaurants located on two levels with a third floor of executive suites and offers under… (read more)
Shopping and dining take on a whole new perspective at the Del Mar Plaza, which is at the corner of Camino del Mar and 15th Street. Breathtaking ocean views and more than 30 fine shops, boutiques and restaurants combine for one of the best shopping experiences in San Diego.
This one-of-a-kind shopping treasure is a San Diego attraction with two convenient locations. And when you mention their ad in the SAN DIEGAN, you can get $3 off two shirts or a FREE tote bag.… (read more) Their big appeal is that they feature casual clothing and accessories that actually change into vibrant colors in the sun
Carlsbad Village is home to romantic restaurants and fascinating little shops. One great discovery is Carlsbad’s most photographed historic site, which is now home to the Ocean House Restaurant (7)… (read more). Ocean House was originally one of two Victorian homes. This building was constructed in 1887, which was a year before the construction of the
Fairlane Cleaners has two convenient locations to serve you offers top quality dry cleaning for executives and their families. One of the Fairlane Cleaners locations is in Sorrento Mesa near the Qualcomm corporate headquarters.
At Fairlane Cleaners they provide top service for the executives working for at Qualcomm and other corporate companies in the area.… (read more)
Fashion Valley Mall is conveniently located off Highway 163 at Friars Road West in the heart of Mission Valley. It is the largest and ultimate shopping destination in San Diego County, there is no better place to shop and dine.… (read more)
Festive Old Town comes alive at this new shopping and dining attraction in historic Old Town. Shop at the Beacon Artworks Gallery (619-823-6130) for colorful San Diego paintings. Sample San Diego’s best tasting wines at the Hacienda De Las Rosas’ tasting room (619-840-5579).
Dine on the spacious patio at the Casa de Reyes Mexican Restaurant,… (read more)
A visit to Old Town would not be complete without visiting the Four Winds Trading Company. Expect to be dazzled with their museum quality Native American arts, crafts and jewelry showcased at this wonderful store. Owner Carol Di Bene carefully hand selects the finest collection of museum quality art found anywhere. Finding meaningful, lasting items… (read more)
Located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and K Street, Gaslamp Quarter . With 5,000 square feet of space, the Gaslamp Garage is San Diego’s biggest gift shop. As for souvenirs, if they don’t have it here, it probably doesn’t exist! You’ll also find all of the latest and greatest fashions from Quiksilver, Fox, Roxy,… (read more)
A Ghirardelli® Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop is the perfect destination to experience decadent chocolate & irresistible World Famous Hot Fudge Sundaes topped with freshly homemade hot fudge. While at a Ghirardelli Ice Cream Shop, you can also indulge in unforgettable fountain treats including shakes, floats, malts and other delectable fountain creations.
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Girard Gourmet (10) celebrating 25 years in business as La Jolla’s premier deli, bakery, restaurant & caterer is known worldwide and has been featured in The New York Times… (read more) and Zagat Guide. Plus, they are listed in numerous travel books and were voted “Best deli, best bakery, best catering, best takeout and best sandwich in
Shop GNC for vitamins, supplements, minerals, herbs, sports nutrition, diet and energy, and health and beauty products. GNC sets the standard in the nutritional supplement industry by demanding truth in labeling, ingredient safety and product potency, all while remaining on the cutting-edge of nutritional science. As our company has grown over the years, so has… (read more)
Grossmont Center is your one stop shop in La Mesa, offering a large variety of specialty stores, restaurants, and a Reading Theaters 10-Plex. From the colorful flowers, flowing fountains and welcoming benches, this is a community orientated, shopper-friendly place. It is convenient for parking and one-stop shopping for anyone in your family. There is also… (read more)
Home Brew Mart has been serving brewers world-wide for 20 years now. From simple starter kits, to advanced all grain brewing systems, they have everything you need to brew the beer you want. Their extensive inventory includes a wide variety of ingredients and equipment and kegging supplies. They also have a friendly and knowledgeable staff… (read more)
Hydrobrew is North County San Diego’s destination of choice for supplies for homebrewing and hydroponics alike. In addition to a complete line of equipment and ingredients for home production of beer, mead, or wine, they also carry indoor gardening supplies from high intensity lighting to nutrients and growing media to a variety of hydroponic irrigation… (read more)
Kobey’s Swap Meet is the largest swap meet in San Diego County and one of the largest in the state. Kobey’s Swap Meet is an open-air swap meet that is held in the huge parking lot of the Valley View Casino Center, which until recently was called the San Diego Sports Arena.
Each week, between… (read more)
The La Mesa Village is the historical center of La Mesa. Many of the surrounding buildings remain as they were in 1912 when the City of La Mesa was incorporated. La Mesa Boulevard features many one-of-a-kind retail shops, antique stores and great places to dine. La Mesa Village business owners place an emphasis on high… (read more)
The Lake Elsinore Outlets are situated in the heart of the Inland Empire, conveniently located off Interstate 15. Forty minutes east of Orange County, twenty minutes north of the beautiful wine country that is Temecula and less than an hour north of inland San Diego.
The Outlet Center offers favorite name brand stores at fabulous… (read more)
Just steps from the international border you’ll find a true outlet shopping mecca. It’s Las Americas Premium Outlets®, located at 4211 Camino de la Plaza (619- 934-8400), home to an incredible collection of 125 designer and name-brand outlet stores that offer something for everyone. This attractive outdoor center is part of the family of Premium… (read more)
This gallery boutique showcases the works of world renowned Mexican and Latin American artisans. Their works include handmade, museum quality artwork in the form of jewelry, silver work, fiber art and garments, religious-works, wall art, lighting and accent furniture. Selected pieces from artists featured here can be seen in the renowned publication, Great Masters of … (read more)
Featured next door to Andre’s Cuban Restaurant … (read more)is their international Latin Market, which has been been providing San Diegans and visitors with the “hard to find” spices, food and non-food products from Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Spain, Colombia and Venezuela.
Their market has enabled many Latin Americans to continue their home
Here on the West Coast, San Diego is considered by many to be THE hot spot for microbrews. It is here, that Mother Earth Brew Co. was born. Founded in 2008 by three passionate brewers, Mother Earth Brew Co. had one goal; to create distinguished, hand crafted beers that stimulate sensory conversation and a desire… (read more)
For one-of-a-kind fine ladies resort apparel, this is the place to shop! They have beatiful silk hand-dyed scarves, tapestry jackets and Jams World resort wear. They also feature Christine Alexander beaded sweatshirts and T-shirts, which are decorated with genuine Swarovski crystal and metallic elements, as well as Michael Leu block-painted apparel. Other brand names you’ll find here include By Taylor and Sportif.
The Newport Avenue Antique Center & Coffee House features over 18,000 square feet of quality antiques and collectables, from the 1700’s to Mid-century items. Asian antiquities, vintage and fine jewelry, furniture, lighting, 50’s memorabilia and a vast selection of shabby chic décor. Showcasing one of the largest paper dealers in the country including fine prints,… (read more)
Specializing in all things out of the ordinary, Newport Avenue Antiques offers over 25 design and collector oriented dealers that feature hard to find and one-of-a-kind items in all styles and price ranges. Dating from the 1700’s to the 1970’s, here you will find over 7,000 square feet of ever-changing, quality merchandise. From Mid Century… (read more)
NTC at Liberty Station, located at the former Naval Training Center in Point Loma, is San Diego’s flagship destination for arts, culture, science and technology. With 28 acres of beautifully renovated Spanish Revival architecture, NTC is a new landmark showcasing San Diego’s creative community, and offering state-of-the-art venues for indoor or outdoor weddings, events, parties,… (read more)
Ocean Beach Antique District in the 4800 and 4900 blocks of Newport Avenue, Ocean Beach (619-222-8686). Most stores are open daily. San Diego County’s largest antique district is in the seaside community of Ocean Beach.
Here you’ll find more than 200 antique dealers. You can spend an entire day here browsing and shopping. Ocean Beach… (read more)
The Ocean Beach Antique Mall/Empire Enterprises Antiques have over thirty years experience in furnishing unique antiques and collectibles to the discriminating collector. They are the oldest antique mall in Ocean Beach and for the last fifteen years have been the recipient of many ‘Best of San Diego’ awards.
Featured items include vintage and estate gold,… (read more)
San Marcos is home to Old California Restaurant Row, where you will discover over 15 impressive restaurants and a diverse selection of cuisine from around the world. Many of these restaurants are great for live entertainment, dancing, happy hour and group dining. Enjoy an afternoon of shopping at the charming Village Boutique stores in their… (read more)
Seaport Village is a charming 14-acre waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment complex. You can also get two hours of free validated parking with any purchase.
Fifty yards south of The Fish Market Restaurant is Seaport Village. Celebrating 30 years, Seaport Village is a one-of-a-kind attraction consists of more than 70 fascinating little shops and charming… (read more)
Shops at The Del, a unique San Diego shopping destination located at the Hotel del Coronado, offers an exquisite variety of shops and boutiques plus award-winning cuisine. Shops at The Del feature upscale women’s apparel including Karen Kane, Trina Turk and other name brands, men’s apparel including Tommy Bahama and Greg Norman, and kid’s apparel… (read more)
A visit to Balboa Park would not be complete without visiting the 37 working artist studios managed by over 250 local artists and see and speak to many of these artists while they create their works of art that are all offered for sale. This unique venue is showcased in The Spanish Village Art Center… (read more)
For the past 55 years, this Busalacchi family-owned restaurant has been a casual San Diego favorite. Dine inside or on the bayfront patio and enjoy the romantic marina view. Customers order food at the cashier’s window and pick it up at the take-out window. But customers don’t mind because the fresh seafood is so good.… (read more)
Located in the Heart of La Jolla, St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, this is not a gift shop you would expect to find in a church. The St. James Gift Shop is the perfect place to buy something for yourself or someone special. Yes, this spacious gift shop has an extensive array of religious gifts… (read more)
Voted Best Swimwear in San Diego 2007 & 2008 by 10 News A List. SunSplash San Diego is must-visit swimwear and resort wear store offering the largest international selection of ladies’ swimwear and resort wear in San Diego County. So you will definitely find great quality and the latest styles and trends at SunSplash in… (read more)
Surf Diva Surf School and Boutique was established in 1996 by twin sisters Izzy and Coco Tihanyi. Today, through their hard work and vision, Surf Diva Surf School and Boutque is the number one surf school and beach wear boutique in San Diego.
Be sure to use the Surf Diva Discount Coupon in print or … (read more)
Sweetwater Harley-Davidson (2)… (read more) is an authorized Harley-Davidson dealer, so they are your number one source for genuine Harley-Davidson motorcycles, parts, accessories and Harley-Davidson MotorClothes and collectibles.
The Sweetwater Harley-Davidon designer showroom is 43,000-sq. ft. in size. And their special Sweetwater Harley- Davidson designer showroom is an incredible 8,000-sq. ft. area with the largest selection of
The Plaza at the Border on the west side of the Las Americas shopping area is a 98,000 SF, anchored by Ross, TJ Maxx, Ulta, and Fashion Q, designed to complement The Outlets at the Border. The project is located adjacent to a high performing 560,000 square foot outlet center. Construction on The Plaza at… (read more)
Admission is free, plus if you mention their ad in the SAN DIEGAN and print this review, you’ll receive a free gift. Here you’ll find the The William B. Kolender San Diego County Sheriff’s Museum and Educational Center. The best part about this museum are the interactive exhibits. You can listen to live police calls, hop on a sheriff ’s motorcycle and turn on the sirens and lights.
The Village Faire (7)… (read more) shopping center is a charming New England-style specialty mall, which is located one block west of downtown Carlsbad, and only two blocks from the ocean. Village Faire is also one block west of the center of the Village and features lots of little shops, boutiques, services and restaurants surrounding a spacious
This classy upscale wine bar is a wonderful find for a get together with friends or a romantic outing for two. Lots of people like to chat at their intimate wine bar. Equally inviting is their delightful outdoor patio. It is accented with a bubbling fountain, heat lamps and a classy fire pit. Comfortable seating… (read more)
A Temecula favorite is Up Your Alley in beautiful Old Town. They specialize in “outrageously feminine attire” and receive a dazzling array of clothing and accessories every day from the Los Angeles Fashion District.
Who ever heard of a discount boutique featuring top California designs? That’s what you will find at Up Your alley. Their… (read more)
Step inside this exclusive shop and discover the alluring beauty and faded grandeur of old Paris. From antique French and Italian furnishings mixed with old gilt mirrors, beaded chandeliers and chippy statuary, to faded satin fabrics tossed across peeling, parisianne vanities, Vignettes is known for its glamorous style and highly defined, signature settings of romantique,… (read more)
The Whaley House Museum Shop is a great source for regional history and for those interested in learning more about San Diego’s exciting past. Located in the charming 1870s Verna House, the shop offers visitors a distinctive mix of books and unique period style gifts from early California through Mid-Century Modernism.
Visitors will find signature… (read more)