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Best of the BayBest of the Bay 2023: Shopping Winners

Best of the Bay 2023: Shopping Winners

READERS' POLL: Best Bookstore, Best Bike Shop, Best Store Staff, Best Cannabis Dispensary, Best Shoe Store, more

48 Hills is proud to host the 49th edition of the Bay Guardian Best of the Bay! Congratulations to all the winners of this years Readers’ Poll, and thank you to the thousands of readers who voted this year. See more winners’ categories here. And join us to celebrate on Thursday, October 26, at our 10th Anniversary 48 Hills Gala!

BEST OVERALL STORE
BIORDI ART IMPORTS
www.biordi.com
Runners Up: When Modern Was, Fibers of Being

BEST STORE STAFF
CHOCOLATE COVERED
www.chocolatecoveredsf.com
Runners Up: Biordi Imports, The Green Cross

BEST BOOKSTORE
GREEN APPLE BOOKS
www.greenapplebooks.com
Runners Up: City Lights, Dog Eared Books

BEST COMIC BOOK STORE
SILVER SPROCKET
www.silversprocket.net
Runners Up: Comix Experience, Mission Comics

BEST RECORD STORE
AMOEBA SF
www.amoeba.com
Runners Up: Thrillhouse Records, Tunnel Records

BEST GROCERY STORE
RAINBOW GROCERY COOPERATIVE
www.rainbow.coop
Runners Up: Gus’s Community Market, Berkeley Bowl

BEST CANNABIS DISPENSARY
THE GREEN CROSS
www.thegreencross.org
Runners Up: The Apothecarium, Urbana

BEST WOMENS’ CLOTHING STORE
FIBERS OF BEING
www.shopfibersofbeing.com
Runners Up: M.A.C., Sui Generis

BEST MENS’ CLOTHING STORE
SUI GENERIS
www.suigenerisconsignment.com
Runners Up: Fibers of Being, Al’s Attire

BEST STORE FOR KIDS
CHLOE’S CLOSET
www.chloescloset.com
Runners Up: Tantrum, Dottie Doolittle

BEST FLEA MARKET
ALEMANY
100 Alemany Blvd., SF.
Runners Up: Alameda, Fierce Fat Flea

BEST VINTAGE STORE
RELIC VINTAGE
www.relicvintagesf.com
Runners Up: Held Over, Mary’s Exchange

BEST THRIFT STORE
COMMUNITY THRIFT
www.communitythriftsf.org
Runners Up: Out of the Closet, Held Over

BEST SHOE STORE
ON THE RUN
www.ontherunshoes.com
Runners Up: Nice Kicks, John Fleuvog

BEST HARDWARE STORE
COLE HARDWARE
www.colehardware.com
Runners Up: Cliff’s Variety, Center Hardware

BEST BIKE SHOP
VALENCIA CYCLERY
www.valenciacyclery.com
Runners Up: Avenue Cyclery, Box Dog Bikes

BEST PET GOODS STORE
JEFFREY’S 
www.jeffreyspets.com
Runners Up: Bernal Beast, Village Pets

BEST GIFT SHOP
LUZ DE LUNA
www.instagram.com/luzdelunasf
Runners Up: Rare Device, Foggy Notion

BEST PLACE TO BUY EYEWEAR
VEO OPTICS
www.veooptics.com
Runners Up: Optical Underground, Eye Gotcha

BEST SWEETS SHOP
DANDELION CHOCOLATE
www.dandelionchocolate.com
Runners Up: Chocolate Covered, The Candy Store

48 Hills welcomes comments in the form of letters to the editor, which you can submit here. We also invite you to join the conversation on our FacebookTwitter, and Instagram

Marke B.
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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