Oakland Local Shopping Guide: Grand Lake / Lakeshore

Oakland Local Shopping Guide: Grand Lake / Lakeshore

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 Grand Lake/Lakeshore installment of our Abio’s Local Shopping Guide.

Photo: www.urbanindigo.com

Urban Indigo – It’s going to be tricky not trying to buy yourself a gift or two in Urban Indigo. They have fantastic gifts. From local artists creations to unique jewelry and home elements, you seriously cannot go wrong doing some shopping here. 3339 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland.

Panorama Framing – A framing shop for gifts? Well, if art is your thing, then yes! Panorama Framing features a different local artist in their gallery each month and they sell prints from both the featured artist and other artists in the area. Many of the prints are Bay Area or California specific and are great for the Golden State lover in your life. 3350 Grand Avenue, Oakland.

Walden’s Book Shop If you have a reader to shop for, then there is no place better than Walden’s. Not only do they have a plethora of books, they are very knowledgable about literature. Even if you don’t know what to get for someone, anyone in the shop will be able to recommend something for you that is perfect! 3316 Grand Avenue, Oakland.

Ordinaire – If you are looking for a great bottle of wine and want informed, kind service (especially if you’re not sure of what you are looking for) go down to Ordinaire on Grand Avenue. They know their inventory like the back of their hand and are always happy to help you find the perfect bottle of wine in whatever price range you’d like to stick to. 3354 Grand Avenue, Oakland.

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Oaktown Spice Shop – For the chef or Martha Stewart in your life, the Oaktown Spice Shop is an excellent store. They have unique and standard spices from all over the world. You could definitely put together a great spice basket, or jar in this place. 546 Grand Avenue, Oakland.

Oak Common – For the fashionista/o in your life this is a great place to shop. Beautiful, unique clothing and goods are available in their store on Grand, but also online in their marketplace.
3231 Grand Avenue, Oakland.


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