Best Eclectic Antique Shops and Markets in Portland, Oregon



Antiques add a layer of depth to any home or office: a sense of quality, history, refinement, and grace. The right antique can become a focal point of a room or become a conversation piece for years to come. It's no wonder that people find them hard to resist.

If you're the type of person who can't pass by a shop, just wondering what may lie within, you'll relish Portland's bounty. A wide selection of antiques of all vintages, provenances, and places of origin can be found. 10Best has scoured the antique shops in Portland and brought you what we think is the top shops. 

We've included small shops like Hoodoo Antiques and Design whose owner actually up-cycles antiques into one of a kind creations. Our editors and readers, particularly applaud Monticello Antique Market as you will with one glance at the merchandise. It's without a doubt one of Portland's best antique shops. Of course, no list of antique shops in Portland would be complete without mentioning Stars Antique Mall, a long time locals favorite that has hundreds of dealers bringing you a massive variety of antiques.



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Lounge Lizard Vintage Furniture


 

When you step inside the popular Lounge Lizard you will quickly find that the 1950's are still alive. Here you will find vintage furniture with a past waiting to spend the future with you. Whether you are after a sinfully ugly velvet painting, a new to you couch, or a fancy 1950's lamp shade chances are hight they will have just what you are looking for. They are most well known for their 1950's reproduction lamp shades and offer them for sale online as well. Even if you are not into vintage furnitures chances are you will love browsing this store.


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Hollywood
Antique Alley


 

Antique Alley is located in the lower level of the Hollywood 42nd Street Station and has almost 100 dealers that sell antiques and vintage items. If you enjoy treasuring hunting for antiques, then this is the place for you. Here you can find a wide variety of antiques, housewares, and some furniture items. They have a large selection of estate & costume jewelry. Antique Alley also has kitchenware, textiles, and home decor. There is a massive selection of vintage clothing & accessories. Also found here music, books, art glass, dolls, toys and vintage collectables of every genre. With so many vendors under one roof you have a high chance of finding what you're looking for.


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Thea's Vintage Living


 

Thea's Vintage Living in the Pearl district sells mostly antiques and vintage items. Here you can find an amazing selection of vintage jewelry, including newer or up-cycled jewelry made by local designers. Thea's also has decorations for your home like knick knacks and art. Thea's sells barware, furniture, light fixtures, and much more. After being raised in an antique store Thea, the store's owner, literally has a lifetime of experience in antiques and it's obvious as soon as you step into her store. The store is laid out nicely and is a great place to get inspiration. She's got an eye for stylistic quality and offers estate sale services.


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Porch Light


 

Porch Light is a boutique antique store that carries a blend of antiques, vintage, replicas, and new jewelry, furniture, dishes, linens, and other items perfect for your home at fair prices. Many of the items are adorable, including the midwest and country kitsch decor. The store is decorated beautifully and is a great place to get inspiration for decorating your own home. Porch Light will ship items all over the world. If you spend over $200 they will ship your items for free in the U.S. Porch Light is no longer on Mississippi, it's now in the Pearl District of Portland.


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Stars Antique Malls


 

The Stars Antique Malls encompass two different quality shops under the same management, three friends who love antiques. The different malls include Stars Antique Mall at 7027 SE Milwaukee Blvd. and Stars and Splendid Antique Mall at 7030 SE Milwaukee Blvd. A total of 250 dealers offer their vintage finds at these three shops. Inventory includes almost anything you might be searching for, from books to coins, jewelry and furniture. Shopping here is easier than many antique stores because they lay out things in groupings that showcase the items, like a Victorian boudoir or a 1920's parlor, or a 1960's pantry.


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Hoodoo Antiques & Design


 

Hoodoo Antiques and Design have been in Portland for almost 20 years and it is not your typical antique store. Mike, the friendly owner, has taken antiques to a whole new level by creating interesting and unique pieces by up-cycling and re-purposing old items. He takes what was no longer usable and not only salvages it, but makes them into statement pieces. Although the store is small it is packed with curious oddities. Their collection includes large furniture, artwork, unusual light fixtures, and lots of other weird finds. You can also rent props here. Hoodoo Antiques and Design is only open Thursday through Sunday.


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North Portland
Kenton Antiques


 

Kenton Antiques has been selling in North Portland for over 14 years. They sell antique furniture, games, toys, comic books, art, decor, maps, photos, magazines, books, bicycles, tools, and tons of other items. Literally anything you could possibly be looking for is probably in their store. The place is pack with antiques. Kenton Antiques offers some of the most reasonable prices in Portland. Kenton allows some consignment and they are open to trades. They also offer an estate sales service. Their owner Maureen is friendly and helpful, do not hesitate to ask her your question. She's an expert at what she does and love preserving a part of History.


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Noun describes its own shop as equal parts curiosity shop, art gallery and modern decor boutique. Noun specializes in pieces that are old, used, bumped into, and passed around. They also have local, handmade items created by artists as well. Stephanie, the owner, hand-picks everything she sells in the shop like jewelry, candles, prints, dishes, housewares, notebooks, ornaments, glassware, books, vintage luggage cases, and more. The items are always in good condition and the staff is warm and friendly. Their prices are reasonable, especially the jewelry. They also offer free gift wrapping makes it a great place to pick up a gift or two.


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Really Good Stuff
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Did you miss your chance to browse through your grandma's attic? Good news shopping at Really Good Stuff is even better than your grandma's attic, but like her attic you may have to dig a little. Run by two guys and a cat this shop is packed full of all kinds of goodies. Here you can find an old school egg beater, jewelry, trunks, vintage clothing, old school video games, musical instruments including guitars for just $60, furniture & tchotchkes just to name a few. Not only do they have loads of antiques the prices are better than many other antique shops around Portland.


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Plan to spend a day, or at least an afternoon, at Monticello, a 20,000-square-foot antique emporium home to oven 100 dealers, a restaurant with an espresso bar, and a library. Before scanning the showroom for that prized vintage treasure, visit Monti's Cafe for a mimosa or coffee. Then peruse to your heart's content, being sure to save time for the Salvage Garden, which showcases yard accessories and patio furniture. Monticello's has a great selection of knick knacks, religious antiques, vintage jewelry and clothes, furniture, and much more. Afterward, rest your heels as you refuel with a gourmet sandwich or a sweet treat.


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