4512 S.E. 82nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97266
Phone: (503) 774-8876
Fax: (503) 788-9473
This unpretentious Eastside shoe shop deserves a second look. Serving the locals for more than half a century, the enormous selection offers sizes from 5-17 in a variety of widths. Although Al's Shoes & Boots carries a huge array of shoes, boots are its specialty. Look for the durable Dr. Martens, famous Tony Lamas, and entirely handmade boots. Accessories including laces, belts and socks are also available. The friendly staff is very helpful and knowledgeable.
The SMART Collective is a retail store and community arts center rolled into one. Born of a passion for art, music and skateboarding, the collective hopes to provide Portland's budding artists a space where they can share ideas, and allow their talents to shine. The collective encompasses within itself rental space for recordings, rehearsals and performances. Art classes and workshops, exhibitions, live musical performances, art openings and other events are often organized as well. The retail store offers a varied selection of apparel, skateboards and accessories. All profits are used to further the SMART Collective's other ventures.
Fubonn Shopping Center is a pre-dominantly Asian shopping center which provides all the essential products, a typically Asian household may need. From condiments, Asian sauces, canned goods, noodles and vegetarian snack options, Fubonn is a wonderfully equipped store for folks with Asian taste buds. If you have been meaning to dish up a nice Asian dinner for a while, then stepping inside Fubonn will definitely be a step in the right direction.
Packed to the rafters with antiques and salvaged garden ornaments, this antique emporium is a must-visit for home decorators, collectors and enthusiasts. Add a touch of romance and old-world charm to your home by introducing ornate vintage furniture and accents, and turn your backyard into a charming garden with classic patio furniture. The market is divided into organized booths with a collection from over 100 dealers, each showcasing antique buffets, rugs, wrought iron chairs, oak cabinets, chests and various other items. Occasional exhibitions are also held where dealers showcase the rarest of rare pieces. And since all the browsing and treasure hunting is sure to leave you famished, don't forget to stop by Monti's Cafe in the back for a bite.
Named for the nearby interstate freeway, this mall offers more than 75 stores and some local flavor with the Emporium department store. Be sure to take in a movie before or after shopping. The mall is conveniently located near many other shops and restaurants; if what you are looking for is not inside this indoor strip mall, it is bound to be nearby. With all of the neighboring businesses, there is quite a selection of entertainment and shopping out here.
Drop by here to stock up on chips, candy, colas and other junk food before you head to your pal's for a movie. Be warned, however—you'll find only vegan items here, so non-vegetarians have no option but to pacify themselves with the fake meat selection. There's a hoard of imported goods that might also grab your interest. So either stop by to pick up what you want, or shop online from the comforts of your home.
A consignment shop located in Southeast Portland, Village Merchants is a perfect stop for those looking for some great deals on clothing, furniture and accessories. Whether you are hunting for a dress or looking for a vintage bookshelf, Village Merchants has everything. And if you are a nifty thrifter then you might actually find a rare treasure among the heaps of trinklets and knick-knacks. And don't forget to browse through through the one dollar clothes bin!
No one would blame you for mistaking the Belmont Station for beer heaven. This charming shop and cafe offers its customers a jaw-dropping selection of over 1200 bottled varieties of beer that are cared for in a manner that ensures absolute freshness and crisp taste. Adjoining the shop is a delightful little biercafe where people can meet over a pint of brew and explore the current brew selection with fellow beer lovers. The cafe serves up a rotating selection of 20 beers on tap alongside delicious Italian-inspired meals from The Italian Market. With such a well-curated and varied selection on offer, you are sure to find something that perfectly suits your taste as you explore new discoveries and indulge in old favorites. Keep an eye on the Belmont Station website and facebook page for updates on beer tastings and special events.
This boutique on the trendy Hawthorne strip is full of surprises. This is where glossy embroidered prints and combat camouflage blend effortlessly. While the store itself seems a bit unfinished, the wear on the carpet around the racks show that it is established. The merchandise is mostly imported, offering exotic styles at affordable prices. Among the garments, you will find interesting gifts like printed paper lanterns that light up, cartoon character journals, and refrigerator magnets.
The land of wonderful gifts, unusual ideas and quirky tastes is here in Portland. Presents of Mind is chock full of unique gift options, kid's clothing, handbags, books, jewelry, and a whole range of greeting cards. If you are looking for a souvenir to take back home, you'll find plenty of uniquely Portlandia merchandise on sale. This uber-cute store will definitely find a fan in you, with their varied items available at a diverse range of prices.
With a wide selection of coffee, and an even greater variety of mugs to choose from, this is a coffee lover's kind of place. Sure, Starbucks is only a block away, but you will not find the unusual cups and other trinkets. The coffee also has a worldly flavor with South America, Africa and more exotic coffee producers represented. There is plenty of chocolate and other candy, too. It is just what the doctor ordered for a day of shopping in this Bohemian part of town.
Another of the wonderful Portland boutiques, this store specializes in romantic looks. From exotic ethnic themes to country florals, even a tomboy can be transformed into a fairy princess here. Voiles and crepes are cut to flatter a woman's figure, and although the styles are hip, the shapes and fabrics are gratefully forgiving. You will also find an interesting assortment of accessories and toiletries from shoes and non-prescription glasses to soaps and candles.