Berkeley, California

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Berkeley, California, USA

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Architectural Salvage

  • Ohmega Salvage
    2407 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702-2010
    510-204-0767, For over 30 years, Ohmega Salvage has been "the leading supplier of restoration materials to architects, contractors, and homeowners" in the Bay Area. more info  map


  • ACCI Gallery
    1652 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709
    510-843-2527, The Arts & Crafts Cooperative Inc. was established in 1957 and it is the oldest Arts Cooperative west of the Mississippi. This place represents a wide range of talented... more info  map

  • Ames Gallery
    2661 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94708
    510-845-4949, Open by appointment or chance, this gallery was established in 1970 and it deals in art works by contemporary, visionary, self-taught, and outsider artists who offer... more info  map

  • Berkeley Potters Guild
    731 Jones Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
    510-524-7031, Founded in 1971, this co-op is northern California's oldest and largest collective of professional ceramic artists and it is housed in a renovated warehouse that... more info  map

  • Cecile Moochnek Gallery
    1809-D Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
    510-859-1018, The works by emerging and mid-career painters, photographers, and sculptors from California, New Mexico, and beyond, are featured at this gallery where exhibits change... more info  map

  • Expressions Gallery
    2035 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703
    510-644-4930, Expressions Gallery views itself as more than a gallery, it offers itself as a community arts center with classes and events, as well as its gallery of fine art works. more info  map


  • Avenue Books
    2904 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
    510-549-3532, A small neighborhood bookshop that is well-stocked with a variety of books and offers many services, including gift wrapping, UPS shipping with no service charge, and... more info  map

  • Black Oak Books
    1491 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709
    510-486-0698, This bookstore has a wonderful selection of new and used books, including an extensive selection of mythology and folklore books plus a cookbook section and a women's... more info  map

  • Easy Going Travel Shop & Bookstore
    510-527-0500, This bookstore specializes in travel books, including guidebooks, travel literature, natural history and field guides, overseas employment, outdoor adventure guides, and... more info  map

Craft & Hobby

  • New Pieces Fabrics
    1605 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707
    510-527-6779, They love quilts and quilters. Over 3000 bolts of fabric, friendliest staff, and providing all your quilting needs.  more info  map

Flea Markets, Permanent

  • Berkeley Flea Market
    Located at the Ashby BART Station Parking Lot
    510-644-0744, You will find an excellent selection of international collectibles and art, antiques, books, music, handmade crafts, jewelry, new and used clothing, incense, body oils,... more info


  • Darling Flower Shop
    2008-2018 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
    510-843-7044, Some of the finest floral arrangements and gifts in Berkeley can be found at this full service, family owned and operated florist shop that specializes in contemporary... more info  map

  • Floral Impressions
    1522 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA 94709
    510-813-2825, Designs for all occasions are provided at this full service floral shop that specializes in traditional and garden style designs, plus offers unique and contemporary... more info  map


  • Earthly Basics
    1619 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
    510-528-2881, Earthly Basics is a small antique/modern/green home furniture showroom and furniture store operating in Berkeley since 1995. Their Arts and Crafts home furnishing and... more info

  • Papillon Home Fine Furnishings
    724 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA 94706
    510-526-8998, They carry Rowe, Robin Bruce, Clayton Marcus, and Stanton custom made fine furniture, home furnishings, and accessories. more info  map


  • Bill's Trading Post
    2945 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
    510-841-1615, You will find a wonderful selection of baskets, pottery, rugs, carvings, paintings, jewelry, bags, dolls, and unusual collectable items while at this unique gift place. more info  map

Gourmet Foods & Sweets

  • Ici
    2948 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
    510-665-6054, Ice creams, sorbets, candies, and cookies are handmade in small batches, using fresh, local, and top quality ingredients, at Ici. more info

Home & Decorative Accessories

  • Sue Johnson Custom Lamps & Shades
    1745 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707
    510-527-2623, A unique collection of distinctive home lighting, including table lamps, floor lamps, wall sconces, and ceiling shades, in a wide selection of natural leaves and... more info  map

Kitchen & Dining

  • Spun Sugar
    1611 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703
    510-843-9192, This gourmet kitchen store carries an extensive line of decorating tools and supplies for cake decorating and candy making, plus it offers classes in many sugar art... more info  map


  • Forrests Music
    1849 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703
    510-845-7178, Specializing in oboe, basson, and English horn reeds, this music also carries a wonderful selection of woodwind instruments, accessories, music, and CDs. more info  map

  • Ifshin Violins
    1633 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703
    510-843-5466, The largest violin shop in the western United States, this store exclusively offers Jay Haide-made violins, violas, cellos, and string basses. more info  map

Outdoor Markets

  • Berkeley Farmers' Market
    Located Adjacent to Civic Center Park
    510-548-3333, This large farmer's market has for over 15 years been a destination in Berkeley and an abundance of fresh baked goods, jams and preserves, juices, olive oils, goats milk... more info

Shopping Area

  • Ashby/Adeline Antiques
    Located Near the Ashby BART Station
    This shopping area features more than 20 stores located in and around this small southside pocket near the Ashby BART Station. Area highlights include Hudson Antiques,... more info

  • College Avenue/Elmwood District
    Located Seven Blocks from the Campus
    In this shopping area, you will find ethnic art, boutique stores, and a variety of restaurants and cafés. more info

  • Fourth Street Area
    North of University Avenue on Fourth Street
    This two-block area of shops features Bette's Diner, Peet's Coffee, Sur la Table, Crate & Barrel Outlet Store, Ginger Island Restaurant, Restoration Hardware, and Café... more info

  • North Shattuck
    Located in the Downtown Berkeley Area
    510-540-6444, Known as the "gourmet ghetto", this area boasts a national reputation for fine food and upscale shopping.  more info


  • Paper Source
    740 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710
    510-665-7800, Paper Source is a premiere paperie and retail store offering a unique selection of fine and artisanal papers, stationery, invitations, gift wrap, greeting cards, quirky... more info


  • Gathering Tribes
    1573 Salano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707
    510-528-9038, Experience the beauty of Native America while at this wonderful shop that offers a wide range of authentic Native American art, jewelry, crafts, and more. more info  map


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