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Arts + CultureForget the chains: Shop local with our Best of...

Forget the chains: Shop local with our Best of Bay Shopping winners!

From Best Bookstore to Best Place to Buy Fetish Gear, you'll find something for everyone on your nice (and naughty) list.

Black Friday, #smallbusinesssaturday, exhaustion Sunday … and then Cyber Monday? That’s a lot! Keep it local this year with the winners of our 2017 Best of the Bay Shopping Readers Poll! For more Best of the Bay, please click here.

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: SHOPPING READERS POLL WINNERS

BEST STORE STAFF

NANCY BOY

347 Hayes, SF

www.nancyboy.com

BEST OVERALL BOOKSTORE

GREEN APPLE BOOKS + MUSIC

506 Clement, SF

www.greenapplebooks.com

BEST USED BOOKSTORE

GREEN APPLE BOOKS + MUSIC

506 Clement, SF

www.greenapplebooks.com

BEST COMIC BOOK STORE

ISOTOPE COMICS

326 Fell, SF

www.isotopecomics.com

BEST NEWSSTAND

FOG CITY NEWS

455 Market, SF

www.fogcitynews.com

BEST RECORD STORE

AMOEBA

1855 Haight, SF

www.amoeba.com

BEST GROCERY STORE

RAINBOW GROCERY

1745 Folsom, SF

www.rainbow.coop

BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING STORE

AMBIANCE

Multiple locations

www.ambiancesf.com

BEST MEN’S CLOTHING STORE

SUI GENERIS

2231 Market, SF

www.suigenerisconsignment.com/Mens

BEST KIDS’ CLOTHING STORE

TIE

CHLOE’S CLOSET

Multiple locations

www.chloescloset.com

MONKEI MILES

1523 Irving, SF

(415) 650-3031

BEST SHOP FOR PARENTS-TO-BE

NATURAL RESOURCES

1367 Valencia, SF

www.naturalresources-sf.com

BEST VINTAGE CLOTHING STORE

RELIC VINTAGE

1605 Haight, SF

www.relicvintagesf.com

BEST LOCAL DESIGNER(S)

JAKE WALL

619 Sansome, SF

www.jake.clothing

BEST JEWELER

2323 Market, SF

www.dandhjewelers.com

BEST FLEA MARKET

ALAMEDA POINTE ANTIQUES FAIR

2900 Navy Way, Alameda

www.alamedapointantiquesfaire.com

BEST THRIFT STORE

COMMUNITY THRIFT

623 Valencia, SF

www.communitythriftsf.org

BEST SHOE STORE

GIMME SHOES

416 Hayes, SF

www.gimmeshoes.com

BEST FURNITURE STORE

CAROUSEL CONSIGNMENT

2391 Mission, SF

www.carouselsf.com

BEST HARDWARE STORE

COLE HARDWARE

Multiple locations

www.colehardware.com

BEST TOY STORE

AMBASSADOR TOYS

186 W al, SF

2 Embarcadero Center, SF

www.ambassadortoys.com

BEST BIKE SHOP

VALENCIA CYCLERY

1077 Valencia, SF

www.valenciacyclery.com

BEST PET GOODS SHOP

PAWTRERO

199 Brannan, SF

www.pawtrero.com

BEST GIFT SHOP

HEARTFELT

436 Cortland, SF

www.heartfeltsf.com

BEST PLACE TO BUY EYEWEAR

OPTICAL UNDERGROUND

280 Sutter, SF

www.opticalunderground.com

BEST BEAUTY SUPPLIES

CHRISTINA CHOI COSMETICS

500 Sutter #903, SF

www.christinachoicosmetics.com

BEST CANNABIS DISPENSARY

TIE

GREEN CROSS

4218 Mission

www.thegreencross.org

HARVEST

4811 Geary, SF

33 29th St., SF

www.harvestshop.com

BEST SPORTING GOODS

SPORTS BASEMENT

1590 Bryant, SF

610 Old Mason, SF

www.sportsbasement.com

BEST FLOWER SHOP

NOB HILL FLORIST

1396 , SF

www.nobhillflorist.com

BEST SWEETS/CHOCOLATE SHOP

CHOCOLATE COVERED

4069 24th St., SF

www.chocolatecoveredsf.com

BEST PLACE TO BUY LINGERIE

DARK GARDEN

321 Linden, SF

www.darkgarden.com

BEST PLACE TO BUY SEX TOYS

GOOD VIBRATIONS

Multiple locations

www.goodvibes.com

BEST PLACE TO BUY FETISH GEAR

MR. S LEATHER

385 Eighth St., SF

www.mr-s-leather.com

 
Marke B.
Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. He co-owns the Stud bar in SoMa. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.
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