San Antonio's newest shopping hot spot is a former cement plant, now renovated into a ready mix of shopping, dining and entertainment. Anchor stores include Old Navy, Bed Bath & Beyond and Whole Earth Provisions. The centerpiece is the enormous Quarry Market Movie Theater, which features more than eight screens with first-run selections. Enjoy specialty shopping at Restoration Hardware, Whole Foods Grocery or Pottery Barn. After dining at one of the center's restaurants, which include J. Alexander's and California Pizza Kitchen, be sure to enjoy a scoop of Amy's Ice Cream. This is a sprawling and diverse shopping center where you're sure to find whatever you want or need.
The city's premiere mall, North Star draws shoppers from all over the state and from as far away as Mexico. Anchored by Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Dillard's, the mall is also home to smaller stores such as Talbots and the Disney Store. The mall bustles with activity year round and even offers valet parking during the holiday season.
The historical center and heart of the city's Mexican culture, the square is the largest Mexican marketplace outside of Mexico. Here you can dine on Mexican food at one of several cafes, enjoy the lively sounds of Mariachi bands and buy wonderful blankets, clothes, leather and metal goods and much more, imported from just south of the border. The square plays host to many cultural events and fairs throughout the year, including Fiesta del Mercado (Party of the Market) in April and Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in November.
For comic books new and old, there is no finer place to look than this Medical Center shop. Stocked with a wide variety of classic comics and the latest offerings, it also carries a large selection of role-playing games, toys, models, cards, novels and videos. Japanese anime is a hot item, as are the latest collectibles related to the most popular movies and games. Drop by and use the game rooms for a match of your favorite board game or browse through the comics to find the Superman that will complete your collection.
This history of Finck's Cigar Factory Outlet dates back to the 1880s when Reinhold Finck started the Finck cigar factory. Now, at the store, you can choose from an incredible selection of cigars. The knowledgeable staff will be able to guide you in finding the right cigar or pipe. They carry a selection made in their own factory, and others from around the world.
Just a short drive out of the city, you'll find some of the best barbecue in this part of the state. Rudy's is housed in what resembles an old country store and the rows of picnic tables inside and out of the restaurant are filled with diners almost any time of day. After dining, wander through the general store to stock up on snacks. You can even fill up your gas tank outside.
River City Silver has provided quality photographic and digital imaging to the San Antonio area since 1984. The store has a huge number of products and services available—machine proofing, digital retouching, mounting, E-6 and C-41 processing, slide duplication, production and design, transparency and negative output, duratrans, all black and white services, reprints, custom color prints, internegatives, overheads, digital photo prints, drum scans to 8000 dpi, photo CD scans, computer-generated scans, photo business cards and greeting cards, title slides and much more.
City’s trendy store for women located in a central location surrounded by residential buildings. Along with a great collection the sales staff are equally helpful in assessing what the customers are looking for exactly. Loyal customers timely informed about the ongoing and upcoming season discounts and sale.
Central Market is your one-stop shop for all your grocery needs. From stacking up essentials or making a quick trip to this place for a special ingredient, Central Market has it all. Freshly baked bread to freshly caught fish, the superior quality of food is something that they pride themselves on. They also have a dessert counter with gelatos and gooey pastries awaiting you. The great cheese selection and a variety of organic products are worth checking out too.
Pearl Brewery is the perfect shopping destination to spend fun and enjoyable time with your family. This extensive shopping center houses Culinary Institute of America and Pearl Farmers Market. The spacious and comfortable center has a perfect mix of retail outlets, restaurants, farmers market, amphitheater,green spaces and dining places. Pearl Brewery also has Pearl Stable and the Pearl Studio, which are not be missed out on. Visit the website for more details.
This small men's resale clothing store boasts a remarkable inventory of quality brand name fashions. Suits, ties, dress shirts, casual attire, overcoats and accessories fill the racks at prices far below retail. Many a businessman has sauntered into a high-level meeting wearing a discounted Armani suit from this shop with none the wiser. Second Looks is a great resource for men who like to look like a million dollars, but don't want to spend it.