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

1. Grand Lake Farmers Market

9.5
Splash Pad Park (at Grand Ave & Lake Park), Oakland, CA
Farmers Market · Lakeshore · 52 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

9.0
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 welcome...dog 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

8.9
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.

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

4. Bay Grape

8.8
376 Grand Ave (Ellita Avenue), Oakland, CA
Wine Shop · Adams Point · 8 tips and reviews

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

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!

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

5. Walden Pond Books

8.8
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.

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

6. Esqueleto

9.0
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.

7. BOOK/SHOP

8.5
482 49th St Ste D, Oakland, CA
Bookstore · Temescal · 4 tips and reviews

Ashley M.Ashley Mowrey: Hippest book store on the block. It has a curated and constantly rotating selection of eclectic books and local art and furniture.

PaulinaPaulina: A highly curated selection of books

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

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

8. Spectator Books

8.5
4163 Piedmont Ave (Linda Ave), Oakland, CA
Bookstore · Piedmont Avenue · 3 tips and reviews

Marisa S.Marisa Smith: They have a great assortment of used and new books with reasonable prices. Highly recommend to stop by if you are in the Piedmont area!

Evangeline B.Evangeline Brown: Great used sci-fi section. Read more.

Evangeline B.Evangeline Brown: Great used sci-fi section. Used boo Read more.

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

9. Ali Golden

8.4
470 49th St, Oakland, CA
Boutique · Temescal · 3 tips and reviews

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

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]

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

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

10. Cocoon Bare

8.4
5326 College Ave, Oakland, CA
Cosmetics Shop · North Oakland · 6 tips and reviews

Danielle H.Danielle Howell: This is my new go-to spot for spray tanning! The facility is small but nice, and they serve complimentary water and champagne! Claire did my spray tan and she did an awesome job, also super friendly!

dealigeedealigee: $40 Groupon worth of waxing, threading and bronzing - Buy it now for $20 on dealigee! Read more.

Christina M.Christina McCandless: Love this place! Get Champs before then relax because they are the best!

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

11. Crimson Horticultural Rarities

8.3
470 49th St Ste A (at Telegraph Ave), Oakland, CA
Flower Shop · Temescal · 7 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 ofakind.com 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.

12. Standard & Strange

8.3
484A 49th Street (Telegraph), Oakland, CA
Clothing Store · Temescal · 8 tips and reviews

Bradley K.Bradley Kay: Great selection of heritage and workwear-inspired clothing from a variety of top-quality small (and larger) labels. Staff is always friendly and knowledgeable. Go get something that'll last a decade.

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.

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

13. Pegasus Books

8.3
5560 College Ave (at Ocean View Dr), Oakland, CA
Bookstore · Rockridge · 10 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.

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

14. Nathan & Co

8.5
4025 Piedmont Ave (btw 40th St & Glen Ave), Oakland, CA
Gift Shop · Piedmont Avenue · 6 tips and reviews

Wilson F.Wilson Fisher: great place to find a gift for anyone on your list. ignore Heather, they are crazy friendly!

Chloe C.Chloe Condon: My favorite store in Oakland! Great housewarming and birthday gifts.

Russell L.Russell L: There's always something interesting and quirky you'll find. They have a reasonable greeting card selection too.

1-2-3-4 Go! Records is one of The 15 Best Places to Shop in Oakland.

15. 1-2-3-4 Go! Records

8.2
420 40th St #5, Oakland, CA
Record Shop · Temescal · 8 tips and reviews

Tim H.Tim Harrison: My favorite record shop in the world, which also has a phenomenal show calendar.

Elizabeth R.Elizabeth Rodriguez: Best records are at the bottom ... Bring a knee pad .

Paul C.Paul Cloutier: lots of punk and hardcore but a good little jazz and funk section. well curated rock stuff as well.