San Francisco August 04, 2017
Here’s The Perfect Weekend Itinerary If You Love Exploring San Francisco’s Best Antique Stores
San Francisco is full of surprises. Here are some enticing antique stores to check out in the city along with recommended restaurant and hotel suggestions. Try this 2 day antique road trip with food and lodging suggestions in San Francisco.
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1. EI Home
Start your journey for this antique itinerary in Marina/Cow Hollow at EI. Experience an an Antiques Roadshow-like experience at EI. Around the store you'll find lots of home decor and furniture to decorate your house, and of course candles. This is a great and relaxing way to start this trek.
Address: 1861 Union St
2. Gaslight & Shadows Antiques
Once you've arrived here, you'll be in awe of the sheer number and assortment of things. Expect fine antiques, art pieces, and bric-a-brac typically sold in "antique stores. This is a unique shop that is curated to make you feel like you've walked into a showroom.
Address: 2335 Clement St
Overnight Stop: Noe's Nest Bed & Breakfast
Noe's Nest is a characteristic of San Francisco and its wacky glory. This Bed & Breakfast is in an area rich with stores and antiques. This is a laid back and eclectic alternative to larger commercial hotels that is perfect for an antique road trip in the 415.
1257 Guerrero St
Afternoon Tea/Drink: Lovejoy's Tea Room
Not far from Noe's Nest in Noe Valley is Lovejoy's tear Room. Walk into another world that seems full of antiques and tea. This is a great way to enhance your antique shopping experience.
Address: 1351 Church St
3. Lovejoy's Attic
Lovejoy's Attice is across the street from the cafe. This place has many vintage accessories. Small yet delightful and very charming. If you're a fan of things then be prepared to explore and peruse the treasures here. Expect bits and bobs, cups, lacy things, and things you'd find in regal old homes of the quirky and adventurous.
Address: 1351 Church St San Francisco
Lunch stop: Firefly Restaurant
This restaurant is in Noe Valley as well, so stick around head to Firefly for a great lunch. This is a creative restaurant with dazzling entrees like Fried Chicken, Gluten Free fare as well as organic and sustainable options for the health and environmentally conscious.
Address: 4288 24th St
4. Big Daddy's Antiques
Head out to Potrero Hill for this unlikely spot. If you're up for a sophisticated treasure hunt then this is for you. Expect assorted stuff like bird cages, leather sofas, chairs, baskets and industrial machinery. Expect to be surprised here.
Address: 1550 17th St
Your next stop is the Mission for the antique/vintage store Stuff. You'll see all things retro here along with vintage, modern, and stylish accessories and furniture in a 17,000 square foot space. This place is huge and will take hours to comb through properly.
Address: 150 Valencia St
6. Aria Antiques
This is an oddity for even San Francisco. This store is an absolute curiosity because the owner goes to Paris to buy vintage educational posters, old papers, documents and photos as well as other French antiques.
Address: 1522 Grant Ave
7. West Portal Antiques
End your journey around San Francisco in West Portal. This is a great shop with an authentic vibe for treasure hunters. This is an antique mall with over 10 individual dealers.
Address: 254 W Portal Ave
What do you think? Would you take this trip?
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Alameda Point Antiques Flea Market. Check it out!