BEST Antique Shop

Ocean Beach Antique Mall

Honorable Mention: La Mesa Antique Mall, India Street Antiques, Antique Warehouse, Ark Antiques

BEST Arts & Crafts Store

Artist & Craftsman Supply

Honorable Mention: Hobby Lobby, Beverly’s Fabric & Crafts, The Black Bead, Beads and More

BEST Auto Dealer

Kearny Mesa Fiat

Honorable Mention: Bob Baker Toyota-Lemon Grove, City Volkswagen, Mossy Toyota, El Cajon Ford

BEST Bathing Suit Shop

Gone Bananas

Honorable Mention: Pilars, Fables by Barrie, Kapreeza European Lingerie & Swimwear, SunSplash Swimwear

BEST Bead Store

The Black Bead

Honorable Mention: Lost Cities, South Sun, Indian Store, Beads and More

BEST Bike Shop

Adams Avenue Bicycles

Honorable Mention: North Park Bikes, Cal Coast Bikes, Mission Hills Bike Shop, Bicycle Warehouse PB

BEST Bridal / Tux/ Formal Wear Shop

Men’s Fashion Depot

Honorable Mention: D’Angelo Couture Bridal, MBride, A Better Deal Tuxedos, Prevue Formal & Bridal

BEST Camera Store

George’s Camera

Honorable Mention: Nelson Photo Supplies, Encinitas Photo Center, C & H Photo, Camera Exposure

BEST Comic Book Store

Villainous Lair Comics & Gaming

Honorable Mention: Comics-N-Stuff, Comickaze, Galactic Comics, On Comic Ground

BEST Cooking Store


Honorable Mention: The Front Porch, Chef City, Design Center Accessories at Bazaar del Mundo

BEST Costume Shop

Buffalo Breath Costume Co.

Honorable Mention: Frock You, Flashbacks, Spirit Halloween, Gypsy Treasures

BEST Dive Shop

La Jolla Dive

Honorable Mention: House of Scuba, Ocean Enterprises, Dive California, San Diego Divers

BEST Eyewear

The UnOptical

Honorable Mention: North Park Optometry, Hillcrest Optical, Sunglass & Optical Warehouse, Specs Optometry

BEST Flower Shop

Dave’s Flowers

Honorable Mention: Florabella, Rainbow Flowers, Green Fresh Florals, Everbloom

BEST Garden Supply Store / Nursery

Walter Andersen Nursury

Honorable Mention: North Park Nursery, Mission Hills Nursery, City Farmers, Spring Hill Nursery

BEST Gift Shop


Honorable Mention: City Beach Boutique, Bazaar del Mundo, Kaleidoscope, Geographie

BEST Golf Shop


Honorable Mention: The Golf Mart, Scripps Golf Shop, Stadium Golf Center & Batting Cages, Fairway Golf

BEST Grocery Store


Honorable Mention: Ocean Beach People’s Organic Food Market, Pancho Villa, Northgate González Markets, Barons Market

BEST Hardware Store

Hillcrest Ace Hardware

Honorable Mention: North Park Hardware, OB Hardware, San Diego Hardware, Pacific Beach Hardware

BEST Hydro Store

San Diego Hydroponics

Honorable Mention: Mighty Garden Supply, Hydro-Scape Products, Indoor Garden Depot, Mighty Hydro

BEST Jewelry Store

Leo Hamel

Honorable Mention: Gary Gilmore Goldsmith, Noon Designs, Vavavida, Enhancery Jewelers

BEST Kids Clothing store

Baby Go Round

Honorable Mention: Hillside Artisans Children’s Boutique, Baby Exchange, Cory’s Closet, Tula-Ru

BEST Lingerie Store

Déjà Vu Love Boutique

Honorable Mention: Intimacy, Fantasyland, Temptress, Kapreeza

BEST Liquor Store


Honorable Mention: Boulevard Wine & Spirits, Clem’s Bottle House, Pacific Liquor, Holiday Wine Cellar

BEST Local Independent Book Store

Adams Avenue Book Store

Honorable Mention: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, 5th Avenue Books, Bluestocking Books, Upstart Crow Bookstore & Coffee House

BEST Legal Marijuana Dispensary

Point Loma Patients

Honorable Mention: A Green Alternative, Outliers Collective

BEST Mattress Store

Sleep Bedder

Honorable Mention: Mattress Discounters, Sleep Train, Jerome’s, The Healthy Back Store

BEST Men’s Clothing Store

Men’s Fashion Depot

Honorable Mention: Hunt & Gather, Crow Thief, Aloha Sunday, Junc Boutique

BEST Motorcycle Shop

San Diego Harley-Davidson

Honorable Mention: Rocket Motorcycles, Trophy Motorcycles, Motoworld of El Cajon, North County’s House of Motorcycles

BEST New Furniture Store


Honorable Mention: Progress, Metro Decor, Lawrance Furniture, Atlas Furniture

BEST Outdoor Rental Shop (Kayak, Jet Ski, Boat)

Mission Bay SportCenter

Honorable Mention: Bike and Kayak Tours, Ray’s Rentals, OEX Dive, Kayak and SUP, The Adventure Center

BEST Pawn Shop

CashCo Pawn

Honorable Mention: A Hillcrest Pawnbrokers, PB Pawn & Jewelry, Lemon Grove Pawn, Palace Pawnbrokers

BEST Pet Service

South Bark Dog Wash

Honorable Mention: Oh My Dog! Photography, Mission Bay Pet Salon, Doozydog! Club, Pet Palace

BEST Pet Store

Pet Kingdom

Honorable Mention: Pet Me Please, Noah’s Natural Pet Market, Bone Appetite, EarthWise Pet Supply, Grooming & Self Wash

BEST Scooter Shop

Vespa Motorsport

Honorable Mention: Point Loma Scooters, Main Street Scooters, The Scooter Farm - Pro Scooter Store, Chula Vista Scooters

BEST Sex Shop

Adult Emporium

Honorable Mention: Pleasures & Treasures, Déjà Vu Love Boutique, Dr. Loves Erotic Superstore, Fantasyland/ Mercury Books

BEST Shoe Store (Men)


Honorable Mention: Clarks, Footwear etc., Just Run, Kolorblind Shoes

BEST Shoe Store (Women)

City Beach Boutique

Honorable Mention: Closet Signature, Footwear etc., Dreamgirls, Branded Boutique

BEST Shopping Center

Fashion Valley Center

Honorable Mention: University Town Center, Horton Plaza, Mission Valley Center, Plaza Las Americas

BEST Skate Shop

Route 44 Skateboard Shop

Honorable Mention: Overload, Pacific Drive Skateboard Shop, Ave ‘A’ New, Soulgrind

BEST Smoke Shop

United Smoke Shop

Honorable Mention: San Diego Smoke Shop, Liberty Tobacco, Illusions, The Cave Smoke Shop

BEST Sporting Goods Store


Honorable Mention: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Play It Again Sports, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Sport Chalet

BEST Sunglasses Shop

Sunglass & Optical Warehouse

Honorable Mention: Sunglass Hut, Shade Shack, Dziner Eyez, Designer Style Sunglasses

BEST Surf Shop

Mitch’s Surf Shop

Honorable Mention: Hansen’s Surf Shop, Bird Rock Surf Shop, South Coast, PB Surf Shop

BEST Thrift Store


Honorable Mention: Buffalo Exchange, Thrift Trader, San Diego Rescue Mission, Flashbacks

BEST Toy Store


Honorable Mention: So Childish, Gunnzo, Hillside Artisans Children’s Boutique, Kidz Garage

BEST Vape Shop

Ocean Beach Vape Shoppe and Lounge

Honorable Mention: Hillcrest Vape Shoppe and Lounge, Illusions, Vapure, The Switch SD Vape Shop

BEST Vintage Clothing Store

Frock You

Honorable Mention: Hunt & Gather, The Girl Can’t Help It, La Loupe, Bad Madge

BEST Wine Shop

Bine and Vine

Honorable Mention: 3rd Corner, San Diego Wine Company, Clem’s Bottle House, Del Mar Wine Shop

BEST Women’s Clothing Store

Mimi & Red

Honorable Mention: City Beach Boutique, Temptress, Gioia’s Room, Tatyana Boutique


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