Oakland Local Shopping Guide: Downtown/Uptown

Oakland Local Shopping Guide: Downtown/Uptown

Local shops create rich character for a neighborhood as well as represent the regional culture of the area. From neighborhood gems, to Oakland brands, Oakland has got us covered with locally-owned, creative, fun, truly unique shops. Here is our Downtown/Uptown installment of our Abio’s Local Shopping Guide.

Oaklandish – The perfect place for all merchandise Oakland. From t-shirts and sweatshirts, to extremely cool art, Oaklandish is definitely one of the best places to shop for the Oakland lover. If you have a new Oaklander to shop for, this may be a great place to get supplies for a great Pinterest-inspired “Oakland in a jar”. Oaklandish is directly involved in community support. While you are rocking awesome goods, you will also be supporting local artists and non-profits. 1444 Broadway, Oakland. (also in the Dimond District)

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Umami Mart – Umami Mart has some of the most beautiful kitchen and home goods from Japan. Better yet, their inventory of drink making and serving supplies will make you want to learn how to make every cocktail under the sun. So, inspire a friend or family member with some lovely glasses or gadgets. While you’re at it, pick up some sake and Japanese beer. 815 Broadway, Oakland.

Marion & Rose’s Workshop – Marion and Rose’s is a great gift shop in downtown that is all about “heirloom quality”, made in the USA goods. Here you will find beautiful artwork, unique jewelry, and fun home furnishings that are sure to please many people on your list. 461 9th Street, Oakland.

Owl N Wood – Inspired by the owner’s Danish heritage, this shop features an inspiring collection of local design and imported brands, with 70s-90s vintage influence. Enjoy this curated collection of downtown-cool street style with Scandinavian interest. 45 Grand Avenue, Oakland.


For more insider tips about Downtown, Uptown, and other East Bay neighborhoods, contact our agents at Abio Properties. Call or email us at 888.400.ABIO (2246) or hello@abioproperties.com.