Best San Antonio, TX Shopping

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    10. Tejas Mercantile

    Family owned and operated, don't be surprised if you speak to the owners while you are in the store. Friendly greetings and smiles from customers show they provide great customer service. The store prides itself on...

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    8. Adelante

    This boutique is cherished locally with a sizable following. Established over 35 years ago, it is located in the Pearl Brewery district. The friendly, eclectic feel of the Pearl district is perfect for Adelante's...

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    7. Angelita

    This adorable shop is downtown and also right on the River Walk. Located in the historic La Villita arts village, shoppers delight in handbags designed locally and jewelry that you can't keep your eyes off of. The...

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    6. North Star Mall

    It's not unusual for people to get 'dressed up' when shopping at North Star Mall. Sometimes it's fun to meet your friends for mimosas at The Cheesecake Factory on Sunday mornings. Maybe you just can't get enough of...

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    5. Shops at La Cantera

    The Shops at La Cantera continue to grow each year. With eleven full sized restaurants like Kona Grill, Yard House, Nordstrom's Cafe Bistro and over 160 stores, it can be like visiting a small city. La Cantera is an...

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    4. Bass Pro Shop

    With over 100 million shoppers annually and well over 65,000 products in each store, Bass Pro Shops have become 'something to do' for many families. In the San Antonio Bass Pro Shop, you can go rock climbing on...

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    3. Rolling Oaks Mall

    Located on the northeast side of San Antonio, this mall provides a variety of shopping options. Shoppers enjoy over 100 specialty shops, including Aeropostale, Agaci, American Eagle Outfitters, Bath and Body Works,...

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    2. Alamo Quarry Market

    The Alamo Quarry Market was once home to the Alamo Cement Plant. Alamo Cement facilitated the building of Texas for more than a century. Today, it still preserves some of the original features of the plant. Regal...

    Photo courtesy of Alamo Quarry Market
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    1. Rivercenter Mall

    The San Antonio River Walk actually flows into this mall in one area. River boats float by and local band, Andean Fusion, performs daily for several hours. You'll feel your spirits lift as the melodies of the...

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About San Antonio, TX Shopping

San Antonio is able to meet everyone’s shopping needs.  According to, we rank in the Top 10 of America's 25 Best Cities for Shopping. That’s a beautiful list to be on no matter what ‘kind’ of shopper you are.  There are four common kinds of shoppers.  Which one are you?

The Bargain Hunting Goddess – You know where the sales are, you print coupons online and no one beats you to the clearance racks.  You grab deals at high end stores just as easily as you do the consignment shops, thank you very much.

The Shopping Diva – You enjoy valet parking at the mall.  You like to meet your friends for lunch at a trendy restaurant first. After all, you have to fortify yourselves for a hard day of retail therapy.

The Practical Shopper – You have a need.  You go straight to the store that has what you want, buy it, and leave. You are much too busy to go shopping.

The  I’m a Man, I Don’t Shop!  Shopper –    Some guys call it ‘research’ and others say they are ‘going to take a look at something.’  (It’s okay, we understand.)

No matter your shopping needs or preferences, San Antonio combines culture, trend, and variety.  Envision upscale boutiques, earth friendly stores, antique markets, craft fairs, Mexican marketplaces and outdoor malls.  That is just the beginning of shopping in San Antonio.   The 10Best Shopping List is a guide to get you started. We’ve showcased a little of everything so even the ‘non–shopper’ in your family may get excited.

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