Get your much need retail therapy in one of the numerous fantastic shopping centers in San Diego. From quaint boutiques to expansive shopping malls, from interesting arcades to merchandise stores, the city has everything to feed your shopping desire extravagantly or without burning a hole in your pocket.
A map guide on the best shopping centers in San Diego
Fashion Valley Mall
Los Angeles has Rodeo Drive and San Diego has Fashion Valley Mall, a reputed shopping center with the utmost of sophistication and style. The sight is surrounded by designer boutiques like Hermes and Henry Bendel, Louis Vuitton, Neiman Marcus, Jimmy Choo, Gucci, Nordstrom and Barney's.ADDRESS:
7007 Friars Road, San Diego, CA 92108PHONE:
SoLo is a fresh urban store that sits in a restored warehouse in the Cedros Design District, encompassing numerous distinguishing boutiques. An apt place to find exclusive furniture, unique gifts, fun books and antiques, and vintage accessories. The place also entertain lectures, book signing events and gallery displays.
309 S. Cedros Ave.
Cedros Design District
Solana Beach, CA 92075PHONE:
WESTFIELD HORTON PLAZA
Located in Gaslamp, Horton Plaza is the city's architectural symbol of art with more than 130 stores. Notable stores here include Louis Vuitton, Bebe, Arden B., Victoria's Secret and BCBG. Suitably located central to Seaport Village, a stretch away from Petco Park and easily connected to Coronado with a short ferry ride, Horton Plaza stands out as San Diego's dearie shopping spot.ADDRESS:
324 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101PHONE:
For a fantastic boutique shopping experience, you must visit La Jolla. Trendy clothing and jewellery boutiques, high-end galleries and cute retail shops are scattered in every corners of Girard Avenue, Prospect Street, Downtown.ADDRESS:
Downtown, Prospect St. and Girard Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037PHONE:
WESTFIELD MISSION VALLEY
This two-leveled shopping mall is the oldest and one of the major shopping centers of the city's Mission Valley. The notable shops you can check out include Macy's, Target, Nordstrom Rack, AMC 20-plex, 24-Hour Fitness center. The mall also has its west wing featuring Old Navy, Border's Books, West Elm, Marshall's and Golfsmith. ADDRESS:
1640 Camino Del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108PHONE:
With over 160 store, Westfield UTC is located in a perfect setting of well maintained floral landscaping and gorgeous fountains. Aside shopping, you can also spend a wonderful time in their Olympic-sized ice rink or dine in one of its fabulous restaurants. Some notable stores include bebe, Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, Coach, j.jill, Pottery Barn, Lucky Brand Jeans, Nordstrom and Sephora.
4545 La Jolla Village Dr., Suite E-25
San Diego, CA 92112PHONE:
5 & A DIME
A famous boutique for San Diego's hippie men to shop for clothing, shoes, toy collection (Japanese-inspired ) and charming gifts. The street-wear selection include brands like Rogue Status, Freshjive and TBG.
701 8th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101PHONE: