Antique shops is an excellent way to find vintage and unique items for your home, or for a fun quirky gift for a family member or friend. There are also many shops that specialize in quality repairs of important antiques. Most antique shops also serve as thrift shops. Here are a few antique shops that you should check out.
EastLake Upholstery is located at 312 Corte, Chula Vista. They are open Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:30pm. This shop is unique because not only do they sell antiques, but they also repair them. They specialize in fixing antiques that are valuable or memorable to you or your family. I had an old table repaired and restored from them and I would for sure recommend them to anyone.
The disabled veteran thrift store is located in spring valley off of Jamacha and Elkelton road. It is open Monday – Saturday 8:00am to 6:30pm. The DAV is not directly an antique store but if you visit there you will find a ton of antique items. As soon as you walk in to the left there is old cabinets and dressers. The store itself is very big and if you look around ling enough your bound to find something you like. Next door is a thrift shop where you can shop after visiting the DAV. The DAV’s atmosphere is very friendly. All the profits from the store go to Disabled veterans and all the employee’s are willing to help to satisfy your every need.
Second Hand Sue’s
Second Hand Sue’s specializes in antiques and other collectibles. They are located at 271 Third avenue. When you enter the store it is a little bit crowded but everything is well organized. The atmosphere is fun and the workers there a friendly and if your looking for antiques or cheap thrift items this shop is definitely a place you should visit.
Empire Enterprise Antiques
The Empire Enterprise Antique shop is located at 4926 Newport avenue. They are open Tuesday – Saturday from 10:30am – 5:30pm. They specialize in Antique jewelry to be specific. They also buy old collectible jewelry. The atmosphere is fun but serious as it is a respectable business. If I ever need to sell an old ring or necklace this is my number 1 spot.
Antique shops are very exciting and fun. Although a lot of the items they tend to sell is junk, if you look hard enough you can find something worth your time. So here is a few antique shops that you should visit if you are in the Chula Vista area.