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Top shopping recommendations from locals

Shopping Mall
“Our small China Town, Great restaurants, autentic stores, Ranch 99 Market. other Asian Markets.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Macys, jc-pennys, sears, Walmart and many other stores plus 24 hours fitness center with swimming pool.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bookstore
“Wonderful independent bookstore, beloved institution, kid friendly, the knowledgeable folks will help you recall an author or title if your memory has grown hazy they can order books for you (I love them so much I would pick them up & send them on to you!!) They support reading programs at local schools and libraries and are bastions of literacy”
  • 10 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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  • 2 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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“Great for when you need a dedicated general store/pharmacy. Sometimes I'll price check between Walgreens, Safeway, and the Dollar Tree - so many options for deals and so close to the train!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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“Mini market if you need ice cream, beer or milk. It is 5 minute drive from us.”
  • 1 local recommends
Clothing Store
Book Store
“Wonderful locally owned store with a great selection of unique gifts, toys, accessories and cards supporting small manufacturers that use organic, fair-trade, or handmade materials. Treat yourself, a friend, a loved one to something special. Open 7-days 9am-7pm NOTE: reduced hours/closures Christmas to New Year, please check their website Need a hot beverage and a lunch after shopping, visit Well Grounded Tea & Coffee Bar next door -see separate entry. These side-by-side businesses are owned and managed by a husband-wife team.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Department Store
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Shopping Mall
“The El Cerrito shopping plaza is next to the BART station and has a lot of big name stores (Trader Joe’s, Bed Bath and Beyond, Borders, etc.) ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Thoughtfully curated selection of cheeky greeting cards, mixed-media artwork, prints, kids games, and California-inspired home wares including throw pillows and glassware.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Specializes in fragrant candles, bath bombs, and other luxurious self-care essentials, plus on-trend clutches, an impressive array of matte Chalk Paint colors, and rustic-chic furniture.”
  • 1 local recommends
Book Store
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“Big store, lots of sitting to read, comfortable, and star bucks coffee inside the store.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Car Repair
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“Over 25 shops, restaurants, grocery stores, retail shops, banks, postal services - Trader Joe's, Barnes N Nobles, See's Candies (West Coast chocolate), Starbucks, CVS Drugstore. 3 min. walk.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Clothing Store
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“Great discount clothing store, shoes and household goods. Fun to shop and find your treasures. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Clothing Store
  • 1 local recommends