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Best shops in Lakeshore, Oakland

Bookstore
“This surprisingly voluminous bookstore has thrived for more than 40 years. That's partly because the staff prides itself on really knowing its stock and being the original recommendation engine before Amazon ever existed. Located on Grand Avenue and surrounded by a variety of restaurants, you'll often find customers waiting for their tables browsing the aisles. The kid's section has a handmade feel and the rare book room is gorgeous and full of first editions and other treasures.”
26 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“In case you require prescriptions to be filled, medical or beauty supplies, there is a Walgreens next to the Trader Joe's. Again, all within walking distance so a car is not required.”
10 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Gift shop offering an eclectic array of goods including jewelry, home decor & books.”
12 locals recommend
Gym
“Yoga classes & massage treatments offered in a stylish studio with an apparel & accessories shop.”
10 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“The is a second hand store, but they have great options for both men and women. Fun local tchotchkes. The strip is fun to walk around; lots of food and small shops. ”
8 locals recommend
Clothing Store
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“If you are in need of jeans, clothing, a jacket, etc., The Gap is in the heart of the Lakeshore district and a short walk away. Great option if you don't feel like going into SF.”
4 locals recommend
Book Store
“Good Vibrations is one of the businesses which pushed forwards the positive-sex movement in the U.S. and pride themselves on a store in which everyone feels comfortable and supported to find and learn what they need.”
2 locals recommend
Shoe Store
“We have to give Jeff and his team at Sole Space major props. First of all it is an amazing sneaker head find AND it's a beautiful gallery. Jeff opens this space to community groups frequently. We actually had a small ceremony and party here for our wedding! ”
2 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Stylish and affordable women's clothing store, a la Forever21 but carry Urban Outfitter brands and half the price! ”
1 local recommends
Jewelry Store
“Jewelry of all kinds with a staff that can tell you everything you want to know about the neighborhood.”
1 local recommends
Clothing Store
1 local recommends