19 Of The Best Antique Stores Across The Country

19 Of The Best Antique Stores Across The Country

February 20, 2024 by

By: Kat Bein By: Kat Bein

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We all know fast fashion is out and cheap decor is just not the vibe. If you want something around the house that starts a conversation and lasts a lifetime or more, your best bet is to shop at vintage and antique stores, offering historical wares that have already stood the test of time.

See also: 6 Of The Best Vintage Clothing Stores In The U.S.

Whether you’re traveling the country in search of the best items or just want to peruse the best in your backyard, we asked our editors across the United States to share the best vintage and antique stores in their cities. You can’t go wrong with these spots below!

Atlanta - Scott’s Antique Market

Atlanta Expo Centers, 3650 Jonesboro Rd SE; 3850 Jonesboro Road SE / Website

Scott’s Antique Market is one of Atlanta’s largest and most popular antique markets, hosted on the second weekend of every month. With over 3,500 booths, you can easily spend hours browsing through a variety of antiques, collectibles, and vintage items that range in a variety of design styles. Discover more stores open daily on Atlanta’s full list.

Aspen - Daniels Antiques

431 E Hyman Ave.; 970-544-9282 / Website

In search of a bar cart upgrade? Look no further than Daniels Antiques, presenting only the finest luxury barware at your disposal. The Alfred Dunhill Trombone Cocktail Shaker and 1980s Silver Plated Menu Shakers are currently available, to name a few. The store also offers a variety of eclectic items, including Louis Vuitton products, binoculars and clocks. Uncover more hidden gems on Aspen’s full list.

Boston - Marcoz Antiques

10 St. James Ave., 617-262-0780 / Website

Marcoz has been a staple of historic Back Bay since 1972, and their new showroom in Park Square carries fine, rare antiques from all over the globe. Every item in the store is hand-picked by its owner, Marc Glasberg, who has built connections with international collectors. This makes for a unique antiquing experience, with three showrooms and a store specializing in 18th to 20th-century European furnishings. There’s yet more to enjoy on Boston’s full list.

Chicago - Carefully Picked

1341 W. Grand Ave. / Website

The recently opened Carefully Picked in West Town showcases its tightly curated vintage furniture, lighting, and more in a museumlike atmosphere, allowing the unique selects to speak for themselves. Chicago is a city of style, so do be sure to check the other antique stores on the full list.

Dallas - Dolly Python

1914-1916 N. Haskell Ave.; 214-887-3434 / Website

With its eclectic selection spanning decades of trends, Dolly Python has become a destination for Dallas shoppers seeking one-of-a-kind vintage pieces. A full one-third of the store’s inventory comes from the renowned Ahab Bowen, which closed its doors in 2011. Now consigned through Dolly Python, these never-before-seen garments from the ‘40s through the ‘80s are available alongside Dolly’s hand-selected midcentury womenswear and menswear. Dig for even more treasures at the antique stores on Dallas’ full list.

Hamptons - Laurin Copen Antiques

1703 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton; 631-537-2802 / Website

A Montauk Highway hot spot, Laurin Copen Antiques displays an extensive collection of furnishings, light fixtures, artwork and decorative accessories. Each piece has its rich history and style, from mid-century modern and industrial to Swedish, rustic and folk. Its interiors match the charm of the curated pieces sourced by experts in the field, situated in an 18th-century farmhouse before entering town. There’s so much taste in the Hamptons, so be sure to check the rest of the stops on the region’s full list.

Hawai‘i - Antique Alley

1030 Queen St., Honolulu; 808-941-8551 / Website

This charming shop housing treasures from bygone eras offers discerning guests the chance to uncover one-of-a-kind wares reflecting Hawai‘i’s rich heritage, ranging from jewelry and coveted antique furnishings to handcrafted wares passed down through generations. Shop the wares at the rest of Hawai‘i’s full list.

Houston - Back Row Home

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8570 Katy Fwy #111; 713-827-9292 / Website

Allow us to introduce Back Row Home: A 16,000-square-foot warehouse showcasing a surplus of gifts, books, table toppers and more. Owners Tracey Shingledecker and Kelly O’Donnell came up with the idea in 2005 while on a European getaway. From there, the duo made regular trips to and from to track down the best pieces to add to their collection of 18th, 19th and 20th-century antiques. Keep the fun flowing and hit the other antique stores on Houston’s full list.

Las Vegas - Antique Mall of America

9151 S Las Vegas Blvd # 344; 702-933-2791 / Website

Las Vegas may have claimed its fame from its glamorous appeal, but amid the bright lights and bustling casinos is an entire mall dedicated to antique enthusiasts. With over 40,000 square feet to shop from, the Antique Mall of America offers furniture, jewelry, home decor and artwork. The mall prides itself on working with top-tier vendors who ensure that each piece is authentic and maintains a rich history. Get lucky and shop the rest of Vegas' full list.

Los Angeles - Big Daddy’s Antiques

3334 La Cienega Pl.; 310-769-6600 / Website

When you’re looking for that certain something with historical significance, stop by Big Daddy’s Antiques on La Cienega. This highly-curated antique home store—which has collaborated with Pottery Barn—offers pieces that look chic while having a story behind each one. From earthenware pots to neon signs, you’re sure to find the right addition to your home. Sift through the history and funky goods on the rest of LA’s full list.

Miami - Lincoln Road Antique Collectible Market

1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach / Website

As one of Miami’s longest-running antique fairs, the market brings together over 100 vendors showcasing their collections. Showcasing an array of 19th and 20th-century objects, antique treasures, watches and more, the market is an antique hunter’s dream destination. Don’t stop there! Check out the other great spots on Miami’s full list.

New York City - Anne Dittmeier

457 W 57th St.; 917-655-4423 / Website

Anne Dittmeier is a vintage and antique source specializing in furniture, lighting, decorative objects, sculpture, art, books and more. Her expertise and keen eye for design make this shop a must for collectors and design enthusiasts alike. With all the history and luxury NYC has to offer, you’d be foolish not to check the other antique purveyors on NYC’s full list.

Orange County - Antonio’s Bella Casa

322 North Newport Blvd. Newport Beach; 949-631-3416 / Website

European goods with elegant Italian flair define this Newport Beach antique store founded by Tony Buccola. Antonio’s Bella Casa makes it easy to furnish your home with well-kept, luxury pieces, from baby blue walnut Tuscan armchairs to a neat pair of Venetian mirrors finished with floral edges. Make a day of it and check out the rest of the antique stores on Orange County’s full list.

Palm Beach - Cedric DuPont Antiques

3415 S Dixie Highway; 561-835-1319 / Website

Home to an extensive collection of 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century French, Italian and Continental antique furniture and accessories, Cedric DuPont Antiques showcases an outstanding collection of antiques. With its expert team of European master craftsmen, Cedric has established relationships with world-renowned architects, interior designers and collectors. Since 2000, it has bridged the gap between seekers and coveted vendors in vintage, antique and contemporary treasures. Discover even more delights on Palm Beach’s full list.

Philadelphia - Architectural Antiques Exchange

721 N. 2nd St., 215-922-3669 / Website

Specializing in antique bars, pub bars, mantels and doors, this shop is perfect for finding pieces that bring a bit of history home. Explore a wide selection of stained glass, vintage pub decor and Parisian entry doors in the Architectural Antiques Exchange warehouse. Peruse the rest of the incredible vintage stores on Philly’s full list.

San Diego - Ark Antiques

7620 Girard Av., La Jolla; 858-459-7755 / Website

La Jolla’s Ark Antiques entices patrons with its finely curated collections of English, American, European and Asian showpieces, housed within a historic setting that exudes antiquarian charm. With every purchase, know you’re making a difference—proceeds benefit the San Diego Humane Society. See more on San Diego’s full list.

San Francisco - Grand Central Station Antiques

360 Bayshore Blvd.; 415-252-8155 / Website

Boasting a robust network of international dealers, shoppers take delight in this antique shop’s unique selection of imported items, rotating every 5-6 months. With exhibits showcasing exclusively local vendors, there is something for everyone. The city is full of treasures, so be sure to check the rest of the spots on San Francisco’s full list.

Silicon Valley - Antiques Colony

1881 W. San Carlos St., San Jose; 408-293-9844 / Website

As the largest antique store in Silicon Valley, Antiques Colony offers a variety of vintage pieces to shop from. The eclectic shopping experience includes European and Asian antiques as well as midcentury modern items plus jewelry and garden decor. Sift through even more great stuff on Silicon Valley’s full list.

Washington, DC - Jean-Pierre Antiques

2601 P St., 202-297-5090 / Website

It is hard to say which is more iconic regarding this Georgetown shopping staple—the store or the owner. Jean-Pierre Sarfati (formerly the hairstylist for Donna Karan and Bianca Jagger) is not afraid to be bold. In fact, he specializes in it through his eclectic collection of 18th-century furniture, Murano glass, lucite furnishings and more. Afterward, explore the rest of the cool stuff at the antique stores on DC’s full list.

Want to explore even more history across our great nation? Check out some of the most interesting and informative museums and art galleries across the country.













19 Of The Best Antique Stores Across The Country

February 20, 2024 by By: Kat Bein

antique store

We all know fast fashion is out and cheap decor is just not the vibe. If you want something around the house that starts a conversation and lasts a lifetime or more, your best bet is to shop at vintage and antique stores, offering historical wares that have already stood the test of time.

See also: 6 Of The Best Vintage Clothing Stores In The U.S.

Whether you’re traveling the country in search of the best items or just want to peruse the best in your backyard, we asked our editors across the United States to share the best vintage and antique stores in their cities. You can’t go wrong with these spots below!

Atlanta - Scott’s Antique Market

Atlanta Expo Centers, 3650 Jonesboro Rd SE; 3850 Jonesboro Road SE / Website

Scott’s Antique Market is one of Atlanta’s largest and most popular antique markets, hosted on the second weekend of every month. With over 3,500 booths, you can easily spend hours browsing through a variety of antiques, collectibles, and vintage items that range in a variety of design styles. Discover more stores open daily on Atlanta’s full list.

Aspen - Daniels Antiques

431 E Hyman Ave.; 970-544-9282 / Website

In search of a bar cart upgrade? Look no further than Daniels Antiques, presenting only the finest luxury barware at your disposal. The Alfred Dunhill Trombone Cocktail Shaker and 1980s Silver Plated Menu Shakers are currently available, to name a few. The store also offers a variety of eclectic items, including Louis Vuitton products, binoculars and clocks. Uncover more hidden gems on Aspen’s full list.

Boston - Marcoz Antiques

10 St. James Ave., 617-262-0780 / Website

Marcoz has been a staple of historic Back Bay since 1972, and their new showroom in Park Square carries fine, rare antiques from all over the globe. Every item in the store is hand-picked by its owner, Marc Glasberg, who has built connections with international collectors. This makes for a unique antiquing experience, with three showrooms and a store specializing in 18th to 20th-century European furnishings. There’s yet more to enjoy on Boston’s full list.

Chicago - Carefully Picked

1341 W. Grand Ave. / Website

The recently opened Carefully Picked in West Town showcases its tightly curated vintage furniture, lighting, and more in a museumlike atmosphere, allowing the unique selects to speak for themselves. Chicago is a city of style, so do be sure to check the other antique stores on the full list.

Dallas - Dolly Python

1914-1916 N. Haskell Ave.; 214-887-3434 / Website

With its eclectic selection spanning decades of trends, Dolly Python has become a destination for Dallas shoppers seeking one-of-a-kind vintage pieces. A full one-third of the store’s inventory comes from the renowned Ahab Bowen, which closed its doors in 2011. Now consigned through Dolly Python, these never-before-seen garments from the ‘40s through the ‘80s are available alongside Dolly’s hand-selected midcentury womenswear and menswear. Dig for even more treasures at the antique stores on Dallas’ full list.

Hamptons - Laurin Copen Antiques

1703 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton; 631-537-2802 / Website

A Montauk Highway hot spot, Laurin Copen Antiques displays an extensive collection of furnishings, light fixtures, artwork and decorative accessories. Each piece has its rich history and style, from mid-century modern and industrial to Swedish, rustic and folk. Its interiors match the charm of the curated pieces sourced by experts in the field, situated in an 18th-century farmhouse before entering town. There’s so much taste in the Hamptons, so be sure to check the rest of the stops on the region’s full list.

Hawai‘i - Antique Alley

1030 Queen St., Honolulu; 808-941-8551 / Website

This charming shop housing treasures from bygone eras offers discerning guests the chance to uncover one-of-a-kind wares reflecting Hawai‘i’s rich heritage, ranging from jewelry and coveted antique furnishings to handcrafted wares passed down through generations. Shop the wares at the rest of Hawai‘i’s full list.

Houston - Back Row Home

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8570 Katy Fwy #111; 713-827-9292 / Website

Allow us to introduce Back Row Home: A 16,000-square-foot warehouse showcasing a surplus of gifts, books, table toppers and more. Owners Tracey Shingledecker and Kelly O’Donnell came up with the idea in 2005 while on a European getaway. From there, the duo made regular trips to and from to track down the best pieces to add to their collection of 18th, 19th and 20th-century antiques. Keep the fun flowing and hit the other antique stores on Houston’s full list.

Las Vegas - Antique Mall of America

9151 S Las Vegas Blvd # 344; 702-933-2791 / Website

Las Vegas may have claimed its fame from its glamorous appeal, but amid the bright lights and bustling casinos is an entire mall dedicated to antique enthusiasts. With over 40,000 square feet to shop from, the Antique Mall of America offers furniture, jewelry, home decor and artwork. The mall prides itself on working with top-tier vendors who ensure that each piece is authentic and maintains a rich history. Get lucky and shop the rest of Vegas' full list.

Los Angeles - Big Daddy’s Antiques

3334 La Cienega Pl.; 310-769-6600 / Website

When you’re looking for that certain something with historical significance, stop by Big Daddy’s Antiques on La Cienega. This highly-curated antique home store—which has collaborated with Pottery Barn—offers pieces that look chic while having a story behind each one. From earthenware pots to neon signs, you’re sure to find the right addition to your home. Sift through the history and funky goods on the rest of LA’s full list.

Miami - Lincoln Road Antique Collectible Market

1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach / Website

As one of Miami’s longest-running antique fairs, the market brings together over 100 vendors showcasing their collections. Showcasing an array of 19th and 20th-century objects, antique treasures, watches and more, the market is an antique hunter’s dream destination. Don’t stop there! Check out the other great spots on Miami’s full list.

New York City - Anne Dittmeier

457 W 57th St.; 917-655-4423 / Website

Anne Dittmeier is a vintage and antique source specializing in furniture, lighting, decorative objects, sculpture, art, books and more. Her expertise and keen eye for design make this shop a must for collectors and design enthusiasts alike. With all the history and luxury NYC has to offer, you’d be foolish not to check the other antique purveyors on NYC’s full list.

Orange County - Antonio’s Bella Casa

322 North Newport Blvd. Newport Beach; 949-631-3416 / Website

European goods with elegant Italian flair define this Newport Beach antique store founded by Tony Buccola. Antonio’s Bella Casa makes it easy to furnish your home with well-kept, luxury pieces, from baby blue walnut Tuscan armchairs to a neat pair of Venetian mirrors finished with floral edges. Make a day of it and check out the rest of the antique stores on Orange County’s full list.

Palm Beach - Cedric DuPont Antiques

3415 S Dixie Highway; 561-835-1319 / Website

Home to an extensive collection of 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century French, Italian and Continental antique furniture and accessories, Cedric DuPont Antiques showcases an outstanding collection of antiques. With its expert team of European master craftsmen, Cedric has established relationships with world-renowned architects, interior designers and collectors. Since 2000, it has bridged the gap between seekers and coveted vendors in vintage, antique and contemporary treasures. Discover even more delights on Palm Beach’s full list.

Philadelphia - Architectural Antiques Exchange

721 N. 2nd St., 215-922-3669 / Website

Specializing in antique bars, pub bars, mantels and doors, this shop is perfect for finding pieces that bring a bit of history home. Explore a wide selection of stained glass, vintage pub decor and Parisian entry doors in the Architectural Antiques Exchange warehouse. Peruse the rest of the incredible vintage stores on Philly’s full list.

San Diego - Ark Antiques

7620 Girard Av., La Jolla; 858-459-7755 / Website

La Jolla’s Ark Antiques entices patrons with its finely curated collections of English, American, European and Asian showpieces, housed within a historic setting that exudes antiquarian charm. With every purchase, know you’re making a difference—proceeds benefit the San Diego Humane Society. See more on San Diego’s full list.

San Francisco - Grand Central Station Antiques

360 Bayshore Blvd.; 415-252-8155 / Website

Boasting a robust network of international dealers, shoppers take delight in this antique shop’s unique selection of imported items, rotating every 5-6 months. With exhibits showcasing exclusively local vendors, there is something for everyone. The city is full of treasures, so be sure to check the rest of the spots on San Francisco’s full list.

Silicon Valley - Antiques Colony

1881 W. San Carlos St., San Jose; 408-293-9844 / Website

As the largest antique store in Silicon Valley, Antiques Colony offers a variety of vintage pieces to shop from. The eclectic shopping experience includes European and Asian antiques as well as midcentury modern items plus jewelry and garden decor. Sift through even more great stuff on Silicon Valley’s full list.

Washington, DC - Jean-Pierre Antiques

2601 P St., 202-297-5090 / Website

It is hard to say which is more iconic regarding this Georgetown shopping staple—the store or the owner. Jean-Pierre Sarfati (formerly the hairstylist for Donna Karan and Bianca Jagger) is not afraid to be bold. In fact, he specializes in it through his eclectic collection of 18th-century furniture, Murano glass, lucite furnishings and more. Afterward, explore the rest of the cool stuff at the antique stores on DC’s full list.

Want to explore even more history across our great nation? Check out some of the most interesting and informative museums and art galleries across the country.