San Diego Shopping


Aaron Chang Ocean Art Gallery

The award-winning, world-renowned surfing photographer displays the fruits of his labor at both of his artist-owned San Diego Galleries, which feature an array of media from large-format photographs to art-wrapped surfboards. 415 S. Cedros Ave., #100 Solana Beach, 858.345.1880; 789 W. Harbor Dr. #156, San Diego, 619.567.8088. 


Art & Frames by Wood Gallery

Art gallery and frame specialist represents local, national and international artists who work in a range of media, including a selection of hand-signed lithographs by 20th century master artists such as Chagall, Picasso and Matisse. 936 Orange Ave., Coronado. 619.435.5212.


Bazaar Del Mundo

A shopping bazaar alive with colorful entertainment and lush gardens, this international marketplace offers crafts, collectibles and wearable art. Shops are interspersed with restaurants. 4133 Taylor St., Old Town, 619.296.3161.


Ben Bridge

Your personal jeweler since 1912, Ben Bridge is a family-run business known for its fine jewelry and knowledgeable service. From engagement rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets to watches, accessories and gifts, choose from a wide range of designer brands including A. Jaffe, Mikimoto, Rolex and TAG Heuer. Ben Bridge also offers appraisals, engraving, repairs and complimentary cleaning and inspection. Fashion Valley Mall, 7007 Friars Road #543, Mission Valley, 619.291.7572; Westfield UTC, 4505 La Jolla Village Dr. #C-19, UTC, 858.453.9966.


Buddha For You

One of San Diego County’s largest selections of new and old Asian art, Buddhist statues and meditation supplies curated from around the world carrying the items you need to create a peaceful environment in your home, office, garden or temple. 1531 Tyler Ave., University Heights, 619.582.1100. 


Carlsbad Premium Outlets

Shop 90 outlet stores including Barneys New York, Polo Ralph Lauren and Banana Republic in a pleasant outdoor setting. 5620 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, 760.804.9000.


Cedros Avenue Design District

North County shopping destination includes boutiques, art, dining and entertainment. Cedros Avenue, Encinitas, 858.755.0444.


CoCo Rose

A collection of designer beach and resort wear brought together by a mother and daughter duo from their travels abroad. 789 W. Harbor Dr., Embarcadero, 760.334.1638; 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, 858.356.9774; 2975 State St., Carlsbad, 760.707.2262.


Coronado Taste of Oils

Dedicated to supplying the freshest olives and fine aged vinegars, the shop imports directly from growers located all over the world. Taste samples in-store and get expert pairing advice from knowledgeable staff. 954 Orange Ave., Coronado. 619.522.0098.



Founded by Malin and Kevin Doyle after moving from Stockholm, deepfling’s purpose was to bring Scandinavian inspired jewelry and aesthetic to Southern California. Malin used her knowledge of Scandinavian designers and vendors to source out unique and beautiful pieces from around the world that she was unable to find upon moving to the states. At deepfling, there is something for everyone; big, small, delicate, chunky, gold, silver, colorful, you name it. 937 S Coast Hwy 101 C-100, Encinitas, 760.942.4254.


Del Mar Highlands Town Center

This exclusive pocket of dining, shopping and entertainment comprises around 75 stylish shops and restaurants; plus a Cinepolis luxury movie theater. 12925 El Camino Real, Del Mar, 858.793.5757.


Del Mar Plaza

With more than 20 shops and eight restaurants, this gorgeous tri-level boutique shopping plaza overlooks the Pacific Ocean in the heart of Del Mar. 1555 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, 858.792.1555.


Duty Free City

Located along the U.S.-Mexico border, this 14,000-square-foot space offers sophisticated, duty-free shopping: luxury accessories, beauty products, leather goods, confectionary, wine, spirits and tobacco. 601 E. San Ysidro Blvd., San Ysidro, 619.621.2600.


Fashion Valley

The largest mall in San Diego, this beautiful bi-level, outdoor mall includes 200-plus shops, five department stores, restaurants, a food court and an 18-screen movie theater. 7007 Friars Road, Mission Valley, 619.688.9113.


Flower Hill Promenade

Del Mar’s continually expanding, upscale lifestyle center is home to refined restaurants, including Cucina Enoteca, and dozens of high-end specialty boutiques. 2720 Via de la Valle, Del Mar, 858.481.7131.


The Forum Carlsbad 

Elegant, tree-lined outdoor center with dozens of shops and restaurants, including Anthropologie and Sur La Table. 1905 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, 760.479.0166.


Graffiti Beach

This laid-back South Park shop is stocked with one-of-a-kind “beach to street” fashions for women and men from up-and-coming designers. Eco-friendly accessories and hip gifts for babies are also popular. 2220 Fern St., San Diego, 858.433.0950. 


Hansen’s Surfboards

From summer surf wear to winter snow gear, Hansen’s Surfboards is the largest surf shop in San Diego. Shop a large selection of ski and snowboard apparel and equipment for winter, and summer styles all year long. 1105 South Coast Hwy. 101, Encinitas. 760.753.6595.


The Headquarters at Seaport Village

Open-air center in a historical setting is home to specialty shops, designer boutiques and restaurants. 789 W. Harbor Dr., Embarcadero, 619.235.4014.


Hotel Del Shops

More than 20 stores, boutiques and dining at the historic Hotel Del Coronado. 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, 800.468.3533, 619.435.6611.


Las Americas Premium Outlets

Spanish Colonial-style outlet mall has 125-plus shops. 4211 Camino de la Plaza, San Ysidro, 619.934.8400.


Martin Lawrence Galleries

Dedicated to presenting the great names and bet of emerging artists. The gallery is committed to offering the finest quality artworks and superior value while maintaining the highest level of integrity and ethical standards in service to their clients. 1111 Prospect St., La Jolla, 858.551.1122.


McKenzie Rae Dresses

Shop among gorgeous, one-of-a-kind daytime, cocktail and special-occasion dresses, accessories and shoes inside this elegant, stylish boutique. Inside, sip a signature cocktail in your own private dressing room, consult with a seasoned personal dress stylist and enjoy exceptional, attentive customer service. 643 G St., East Village, 619.756.7321. 


Modish Maternity

Boutique offers stylish, affordable maternity wear and exclusive products that can only be found at Modish Maternity. 1000 Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, 858.551.1800; 2710 Via de la Valle, Ste. B-130, Del Mar. 858.222.1117.



A creative, fun shopping experience for pet lovers featuring quality products, knowledgeable service and unique style. 277 S. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, 858.755.3647; 7755 Girard Ave., La Jolla, 858.459.9663.


Na Hoku

Say aloha to the spirit of Hawaii at Na Hoku Hawaii’s Finest Jewelers Since 1924. This Fashion Valley shop celebrates the vibrant color and culture of the Islands with Na Hoku’s unique Hawaiian and island lifestyle jewelry. From the casual (a diamond-studded gold flip-flop charm necklace) to the exquisite (a yellow-gold ring with opal inlay and diamonds), Na Hoku carries men’s and women’s styles at a wide variety of prices. Look for the namesake line as well as selections from Kabana and Steven Douglas. 7007 Friars Road, Fashion Valley, 619.294.7811.


National Geographic Fine Art Galleries

Fine art photography from around the globe with collections of exclusive limited editions that showcase the rich heritage of National Geographic. The galleries are places of learning that inspire people to act and enlighten their perspective. 1205 Prospect St., Suite A, La Jolla, 619.568.6790; 628 L St., downtown, 619.288.0501.


Nikki & Co. Fine Jewelers

Behind its ornate grapevine-motif brass gate, this tiny spot comes courtesy of a third-generation jeweler whose
family have been in the business since 1948. Inside, find pre-owned fine Swiss watches from names like Patel Philippe, Panerai, Cartier and Breitling as well as antique and estate jewelry and diamonds, some dating back as far as the Victorian era. 562 Fifth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.236.0870.


Noon Design Shop

Noon consists of thoughtfully designed, handmade goods made in America, specifically simple and timeless jewelry, letterpress greeting cards, home goods and body products. 4993 Niagara Ave. #105, San Diego, 619.523.1744.


One Paseo

This brand-new lifestyle center marries high design with a country-coastal vibe – boasting 96,000 square feet of stores and restaurants. Tenants include Salt & Straw, Soul Cycle, Dry Bar and Shop Good. 3745 Paseo Place, Del Mar, 858.523.2298.


Otay Ranch Town Center

Shops at this airy, stylish South County mall include Apple, Sephora and myriad fashion boutiques. Enjoy outdoor fire pits, a dog park and a movie theater. 2015 Birch Road, Chula Vista, 619.656.9100.



Owned by a design-minded husband and wife team, Progress brings a cool, modern vibe to the trendy South Park neighborhood. Most items in the store, from sculptural cardboard pendant lamps to the benches made from folded-up magazine pages, have an eco-minded twist. Also find candles,  jewelry, kitchenware, cards, kids’ stuff and more. 2225 30th St., South Park, 619.280.5501. 


Prospect Fine Jewelers

Find high-end jewelry, diamonds in a variety of cuts and settings, bracelets, rings, necklaces, Lalique crystal and designer watches from the likes of Chopard at this spacious showroom in the heart of the village shopping district in La Jolla. 1200 Prospect St., La Jolla, 858.459.1781,


Royal Maui Jewelers

Custom-made and one-of-a-kind designer jewelry and timepieces. 7007 Friars Road, San Diego, 619.294.8160; 200 E. Via Rancho Pkwy. Suite 185, Escondido, 760.432.8400.


Root 75 Flowers and Home

Brimming with peonies and dahlias, this jewel-box flower shop run by BFFs is the kind of place that warrants lingering. Chock-full of coastal-inspired decor and pretty summer stems like poppies, this is Coronado’s freshest one-stop shop. 845 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.435.6060. 


Satori Designs

Inspired by travel, music, art, tradition and the dazzling colors and forms of nature, Satori Designs features an eclectic collection of women’s clothing and accessories in collaboration with local and international designers. 435 S. Cedros Ave. #103, Solana Beach, 619.708.9357.


Scottish Treasures

Family owned and operated shop offers top quality imports from Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales, many of which can’t be found anywhere else in America. Specializes in kilt rentals as well. 916 Orange Ave., Coronado. 619.435.1880.


Sea Biscuit Del Mar 

Conveniently located in Del Mar Plaza, Sea Biscuit Del Mar offers on-premises and online shopping alike. Here you’ll find relaxed yet casually elegant lifestyle clothing—stylishly easy and comfortable for everyday wear—as well as a carefully curated selection of clothing for more formal occasions. 1555 Camino Del Mar, #318, Del Mar,  858.925.7425.

Seaport Village

Picturesque and charming outdoor plaza on the waterfront features 54 one-of-a-kind shops, galleries and restaurants. 849 W. Harbor Dr., Embarcadero, 619.235.4014.


The Shoppes at Carlsbad

The indoor shopping center features dozens of retail, dining and entertainment options, including Zara, The Cheesecake Factory and Dave & Buster’s, plus a kid-friendly, water-inspired play area. 2525 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, 760.729.6183.


South Bark Dog Wash

This self-serve dog wash shop also offers quality dog and cat food, treats, toys and more. Dogs love the signature Blueberry Facial, a patented pet wash that can be included on-site or purchased by the bottle to take home. 2037 30th St., South Park, 619.232.7387.


Stuart Benjamin & Co. Jewelry Designs

Focusing on designs from Europe and the U.S., Stuart Benjamin & Co. offers a dazzling and diverse array of fine-quality jewelry including classic styles, unique and contemporary jewelry, timepieces, and custom designs. Known as the area’s top jeweler for quality and service, the store also offers on-site jewelry repair and appraisal services. 7510 Hazard Center Dr. #405, Mission Valley, 619.297.7666. 


The Art of Tim Cantor

A gallery dedicated to one artist’s vision with a variety of one-of-a-kind conceptual art, oil paintings and writings. 527 Fourth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.235.6990.


Van De Vort

Encompassing the style of the California woman, the trendy women’s boutique showcases an innovative yet timeless look all while staying true to the laid-back coastal lifestyle. Located in the recently expanded Flower Hill Promenade, as well as inside Moniker General. 2710 Via de la Valle, B110, Del Mar, 858.720.1059; 2860 Sims Road, Liberty Station.


Viejas Outlet Center

Tranquil outdoor mall with 60+ shops (Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, Polo Ralph Lauren) plus restaurants and a concert park. 5005 Willows Road, Alpine, 619.659.2071.


Vom Fass

The European-style shop features wines, liqueurs, spirits, oils, vinegars, spices, gifts and gourmet foods from around the world. Choose from more than 25 handcrafted liqueurs, imported brandy and whiskey, and more than 70 oils and vinegars with flavors such as roasted peanut and avocado. A handpicked wine collection focuses on boutique labels from family-owned vineyards. 1050 University Ave., #E103, Hillcrest, 619.534.5034.


Wag’n Tails

Pamper your pet at this self-service dog wash in Coronado. Wag’n Tails also stocks top quality pet products and food to help you provide the best care possible. Tubs close one hour before store closing. 945 Orange Ave., Coronado. 619.435.3513.


We Olive

Olive oil tasting room also includes coastal-view wine bar featuring California wines and tastings of gourmet food items. Shop a selection of olive oil-inspired gifts, oils and wines. 1158 Prospect St., La Jolla, 858.551.8250.


Westfield UTC

Beautiful outdoor shopping center with more than 150 upmarket chain retailers and shops, department stores, restaurants, a food court and movie theater. 4545 La Jolla Village Dr., Golden Triangle, 858.546.8858.



This spacious, 2,500-square-foot boutique in La Jolla village is the first Westime outpost to open outside of Los Angeles. The multi-brand retailer showcases all manners of timepieces, from popular fashion watches to limited-edition selections from the finest Swiss watchmakers. Hublot, Girard-Perregaux, Ulysse Nardin and Bell & Ross are among the brands represented. 1227 Prospect St., La Jolla. 858.459.2222.


Wild Dove Boutique

Inside owner Rachel Hunt’s expertly curated boutique, you’ll find effortless, feminine designs to strengthen your wardrobe––soft, eco-friendly tops, flirty dresses and stylish denim––that can easily transition from day to night. The shop’s rotating racks feature collections by established and emerging designers––including Amour Vert, Lavender Brown and Show Me Your Mumu––as well as local labels. Plus contemporary shoes and accessories to complete your ensemble. 740 Market St., East Village, 619.501.5849.