Grand Lake Farmers Market is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

1. Grand Lake Farmers Market

Splash Pad Park (at Grand Ave & Lake Park), Oakland, CA
Farmers Market · Lakeshore · 51 tips and reviews

Kelly W.Kelly Wong: Love the organic produce and food vendors!

Dave S.Dave Schutte: Best Farmers Market in the East Bay!

Bill B.Bill Baker: Get there earlly so you don't have to wait too long for the awesome Gold Rush kettle corn! (at least get a free sample... yum!)

Issues is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

2. Issues

20 Glen Ave (at Piedmont Ave), Oakland, CA
Bookstore · Piedmont Avenue · 7 tips and reviews

Paul T.Paul Tollefson Christopher: Amazing magazine shop....... Sweet staff, and dog friendly - well behaved dogs treats too!

Lenny L.Lenny Lesser: Tons of cycling magazines.

Devon K.Devon Kane: Wide range of awesome magazines and others, hard not to buy 15 things at once!

Oaklandish is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

3. Oaklandish

1444 Broadway (14th street), Oakland, CA
Clothing Store · Uptown · 7 tips and reviews

Adrienne C.Adrienne Campbell: Oakland High students with 3.5 GPA get free cool t shirt!

Cory G.Cory Gowan: Spend your paycheck here.

Claude H.Claude Harrison: Great summer 2016 promo: Oakland United school district with a HS 3.5 gpa or better get a free tshirt.

Walden Pond Books is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

4. Walden Pond Books

3316 Grand Ave (btwn Lake Park & Mandana), Oakland, CA
Bookstore · Lakeshore · 10 tips and reviews

NikeNike: Support your local bookstore! Love the selection of magazines, cards/notebooks, and, of course, books. Fun place to browse.

Luca S.Luca Schweitzer: Pet the nice dogs!!!

Rob F.Rob Freedman: Great selection of new and used books. Best I've found in Oakland.

Bay Grape is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

5. Bay Grape

376 Grand Ave (Ellita Avenue), Oakland, CA
Wine Shop · Adams Point · 8 tips and reviews

Nate O.Nate Oubre: They have fantastic wine and the service is great. You can often find the owners behind the bar and they are very knowledgeable.

Zennie A.Zennie Abraham: Very nice owners and staff. Neighborhood feed!

Ashley M.Ashley Mowrey: This little shop is great. They have tastings on the weekend and the staff are really knowledgable and kind.

Esqueleto is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

6. Esqueleto

482 49th St Ste A (at Telegraph Ave), Oakland, CA
Jewelry Store · Temescal · 3 tips and reviews

RackedRacked: The layout of this magical jewelry store evokes a museum feel. But go on in and touch and buy stuff—the staff is super friendly and helpful. [Racked 38 Member]

PaulinaPaulina: This is an uber cool space and studio for Lauren Wolf! Such unique jewelry

christa e.christa e: This place has amazing, super beautiful jewelry that I mostly cannot afford, but maybe you can!

BOOK/SHOP is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.


482 49th St Ste D, Oakland, CA
Bookstore · Temescal · 4 tips and reviews

Agatha Y.Agatha Yu: Fun place with a small collection of books and furniture. They also have a store in NYC

PaulinaPaulina: A highly curated selection of books

Asher Y.Asher Yanich: A place for the erudite and to feel uneducated.

Ali Golden is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

8. Ali Golden

470 49th St, Oakland, CA
Boutique · Temescal · 3 tips and reviews

Ashley M.Ashley Mowrey: Fancy, chic, and minimalist clothing. I love everything in this store, it instantly makes me feel like an LA supermodel

RackedRacked: Located in the ultra-hot Temescal Alley in Oakland, Ali Golden's locally made clothing for women is the epitome of urban girl cool. [Racked 38 Member]

Marissa C.Marissa Chacko: Clean, modern clothing by local Oakland designer Ali Golden. If you love neutral colors and clean lines, check it out!

Crimson Horticultural Rarities is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

9. Crimson Horticultural Rarities

470 49th St Ste A (at Telegraph Ave), Oakland, CA
Flower Shop · Temescal · 6 tips and reviews

Of a KindOf a Kind: Local jewelry designer, Lauren Wolf, is a big fan of this unique spot that is just down the street from her own store. Check out limited edition designs by Lauren for here! Read more.

PaulinaPaulina: Feast your eyes on succulents and air plants.

Morgan W.Morgan Wang: Succulents galore 😁👏🏻

Standard & Strange is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

10. Standard & Strange

484A 49th Street (Telegraph), Oakland, CA
Clothing Store · Temescal · 7 tips and reviews

PaulinaPaulina: Awesome men's store with highly curated clothes and wares.

Xande M.Xande Macedo: The original man cave and purveyor of leather goods. All made in the US. Except for some Canadian salvage. It'll be hard for you to leave this shop without acquiring some of their merchandise.

Corey L.Corey Light: Great service

Oakland Supply Co. is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

11. Oakland Supply Co.

291 3rd St, Oakland, CA
Jewelry Store · Produce and Waterfront · 6 tips and reviews

Adrian P.Adrian Phillips: Fantastic collection of jewelry, blankets, clothes, home goods, bags and more. All made in the USA, owned by the Oaklandish folks. Shop here if you want to support independent American makers.

m d.m d: Cool goods. They select local and high-quality goods. Next time I will get a cap.

Amelia L.Amelia Leong: Find parking ASAP it gets crowded

Endgame is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

12. Endgame

921 Washington St (at 10th St.), Oakland, CA
Toy / Game Store · Old Oakland · 14 tips and reviews

Jon C.Jon Cassie: Endgame's owners really understand the depths of games available that are published in other countries. I have seen games at Endgame that I've never seen anywhere else. Deep knowledge and great stuff!

Stephen R.Stephen Reid: Browse the game library upstairs - there are tables to sit down and try a game.

Alison B.Alison Boden: Go to board game night on Wednesdays after dinner/happy hour in Old Oakland. Read more.

Urban Indigo is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

13. Urban Indigo

3339 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA
Gift Shop · Lakeshore · 4 tips and reviews

Brandi J.Brandi Jeter: Lots of beautiful, locally made jewelry. VERY affordable. You can get a lovely gift for $20 here. We received a 10% discount today for Plaid Friday.

Alex K.Alex Kim: Love the 5.50 posters here

Suzette D.Suzette D.: Surprise! 20 % off today!

Flax Art & Design is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

14. Flax Art & Design

1501 Martin Luther King Jr Way (15th Street), Oakland, CA
Arts & Crafts Store · Uptown · 5 tips and reviews

Ashley M.Ashley Mowrey: The new location has the same lovely staff from SF. The store is clean and open, hopefully they'll finish moving their inventory soon, because it's still sparse compared to the SF location.

Jason M.Jason Martin: Art supplies of course!

Joe 🐘 L.Joe 🐘 Lencioni: Great selection of greeting cards

Pegasus Books is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

15. Pegasus Books

5560 College Ave (at Ocean View Dr), Oakland, CA
Bookstore · Rockridge · 9 tips and reviews

Ninon ™.Ninon ™: Sale on calendars going on right now! $10 for 3!! Also a v nice book store with cool staff

PaulinaPaulina: Neat little East Bay bookstore.

Andrew L.Andrew Leonard: You can sell your used books here.