Whether you are looking for decor or a gift for someone special, there are plenty of options for shopping in San Luis Obispo. Here you will find a unique mixture of local boutiques which reflect SLO’s characteristics as well as national brands offering convenience and comforts that you would expect from a growing city.

Take a stroll down Higuera Street in Downtown SLO and you’ll stumble across some of the best shopping in downtown San Luis Obispo – everything from clothing stores to local art galleries as well as the chain stores that you would expect from a vibrant city. Whether you are looking for shoes, art, surfboards, or back to school clothes, you can find just about anything while shopping in San Luis Obispo. With several shopping centers, such as the Madonna Plaza Shopping Center and the SLO Promenade, complimenting the downtown area, San Luis Obispo has your shopping needs covered!

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San Luis Obispo County Shopping by Store Type

SLO Boutiques

If you are looking to support local businesses, look no further. Here you will find boutiques in San Luis Obispo that will take care of your every need. These San Luis Obispo boutiques have everything from local art to clothing to hand crafted local souvenirs.

2 Blondes Boutique
Adore Boutique
Ambiance
Ambiance
Apropos
Avanti
Bella B
Blackwater
Celadon House
Central Coast Surfboards
Contessa S.
Diane’s Beachwear
EcoBambino
Fanny Wrappers
Habitat Home & Garden
Jules D.
Leftfield
Len Collective
Lulu Luxe
Moondoggies
Mountain Air Sports
SLO Swim
Straight Down

San Luis Obispo Jewelry Stores

Whether you’re looking to get something special for your significant other with something special or just want to do some window shopping, the jewelry stores in San Luis Obispo will help you find the best jewelry on California’s Central Coast.
Amour Jewelry
B. Anthony & Co. Jewelers
Baxter Moerman
Garden Street Goldsmiths
The Gold Concept
Humankind Fair Trade
I Love Rocks
K. Jons
Serengeti West
Super Silver
Unique Selections
Yervant Jewelers

Big Box & National Chains

While big box stores might not have that same hometown feel as the mom and pop stores in SLO, they’ve got what we need. From Pismo Beach to Paso Robles, we’ve got big boxes.

Abercrombie & Fitch
Apple Store
Banana Republic
Barnes & Noble
Bed Bath and Beyond
Chicos
Cost Plus World Market
Express
Francesca’s
H&M
Home Goods
Kohl’s
Lululemon
Papyrus
Patrick James
Pottery Barn
Ross
Sephora
Sunglass Hut
T.J. Maxx
Ulta
Urban Outfitters
Williams Sonoma

Slocal Arts & Specialty

If you are looking to support local artists and local specialty stores, look no further. The San Luis Obispo Shopping scene has many stores that showcase local talent as well as options to find the perfect souvenir or local specialty.

Boo Boo Records
Cal Poly Downtown
Cheap Thrills
Curio
Finders Keepers
Left Field
Len Collective
Phoenix Books
The Mercantile SLO
Turn to Nature

San Luis Obispo Shoe Stores

No shopping experience would be complete without looking at a few new pairs of shoes. No matter where along highway 101 you are, there are plenty of shoe stores in San Luis Obispo to help you find the perfect pair of shoes!
Avanti
Adore Boutique
Ambiance
Charles Shoes
Flip Flop Shops
!Romp Shoes
Roxanne’s Birkenstock
Shoe Palace
Sock Drawer
Takkens
Boot Barn

San Luis Obispo Sports Stores

Whether you are looking to stay active outdoors or play team sports, there are plenty of active and sporting goods stores in San Luis Obispo to keep you going.
Mountain Air Sports
Dick’s Sporting Goods
gh sports
Big 5 Sports
4 Seasons Outfitters
SLO Camp N Pack
SLO Ocean Currents
Art’s Cyclery
Running Warehouse
Tennis Warehouse
Inline Warehouse