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Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall

2752 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1628
+1 760-730-9494
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Cornucopia of Treasures

I adore places like this. The Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall? Not so much. It's hot in... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
SobremesaStudios
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Phoenix, Arizona
Always worth a second look!!

Reading these reviews it seems people either love or hate this place. I'm not an antique lover. My... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
evenyl
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Stockton, CA
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15,000 SF, 100+ Vendors and artists. Antiques, collectibles, decor, dolls, gifts, jewelry, rugs not your grandma's stuffy antique shop! fun----a tourist attraction!
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“flea market” (2 reviews)
“stalls” (2 reviews)
“browse” (3 reviews)
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2752 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1628
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+1 760-730-9494
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I adore places like this. The Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall? Not so much. It's hot in there. And the further back you go, it feels like the booths don't offer so much. But the staff is kind and courteous. It seems a bit...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Reading these reviews it seems people either love or hate this place. I'm not an antique lover. My friend and I like to thrift store shop and sometimes come here when looking for a specific item. I like thrift store prices not antique prices. She...More

Thank evenyl
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Sometimes you can find something good here. Just have to hunt. A bunch of antique's are really over priced. Just know what you are looking for and do your homework. Not a place to take small children. So much to break so leave kids with...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We got to Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall at 1:57 and walked up and down State Street. I wasn't that impressed. There weren't a ton of really interesting stores. I bought a postcard from Viz Art Ink Studio, and we walked into Guy Stuff....More

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Beware if you want to return an item they say (all sales final) but there are NO visible signs stating this. I was willing to do an exchange but the Mall owner refused, I will never return to that place. As a goodwill gesture he...More

Thank kentexuk75
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Two buildings with individual booths. There are people at the reception desk as you walk into each building and I guess that is where you pay. The booths were not manned by the owners. The items all had price tags identifying the booth number and...More

Thank Renata N
Reviewed 30 January 2016

a great flea market right across the street a block away from the trains. There was a big building advertised as a flea/antique market , one of my favorite ways to shop to find that unique sovereign. It was a typical flea market stalls of...More

Thank gallaghera416
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

This reminded me of how we shop and barters back home, nice place but no vendors to speak to? And very hot and uncomfortable insides no air conditions for an upscale area of shoppings district? The ladies seem to be nice to the peoples they...More

1  Thank Gogo K
Reviewed 9 April 2015

I'm not much of a shopper, especially when traveling, but I do like to take something back with me as a trip reminder. This is so much more satisfying than a souvenir shop. For one, it's mostly local fare. Second, it may carry future value...More

1  Thank Carlynn
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Our trips to Carlsbad would not be complete without visiting this large collection of vintage memorabilia. It seems to us that vendors rent space and the clerks handle transactions on their behalf. As we wandered around, we could see evidence of how the different vendors...More

2  Thank on_the_go_98765
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