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Where to Find the Best Thrift Stores in San Antonio 

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Whether you're an experienced thrifter or just getting into the game, chances are you haven't explored all of the places to save a buck in San Antonio. So, we've made your life a whole lot easier and rounded up the city's best thrift stores, vintage and antique shops, as well as consignment spots! What are you waiting for? Get to shopping!
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Thrift City
6804 Huebner Rd, (888) 684-7438,
This place has it all – clothing, home goods and more. But if you’re a bookworm, you’ll definitely have to stop by. There’s a generous selection of novels for all ages, along with DVDs and – if you’re still about it – video tapes. While this spot is for-profit, it’s still worth the visit.
Photo via Instagram / nettsybets
Montage Vintage
423 W Grayson St, (210) 324-0157,
Truly throwback your wardrobe with selections found here that are all at least 20 years old. Whether you’re a hipster or shopping for a Halloween costume/theme party, you’re bound to find some gems here.
Photo via Instagram / dj_mikeymike
The Children’s Shelter Thrift Boutique – FOUND in Southtown
1407 S St Mary's St, (210) 534-5437,
It’s all in the name here. Proceeds from clothing, housewares and toys benefit programs through The Children’s Shelter on the city’s West Side. The boutique itself is located in Southtown and offers solid findings.
Photo via Instagram / bogledavid
The Come Up
607 W Hildebrand Ave, (210) 556-0572,
This unassuming shop specializes in ‘80s and ‘90s gear in men’s and women’s styles. You’ll be looking like you just walked out of the “Finesse” music video. Eat your heart out, Bruno Mars.
Photo via Instagram / thecomeupsa
Texas Thrift Store
Multiple locations,
With four locations across SA, Texas Thrift stands true to its name and offers thousands of items every day. No matter what section you’re shopping in, the selection is bountiful and offers something for everyone.
Photo via Instagram / blazan
The Garment Exchange
15062 San Pedro Ave, (210) 820-3000,
This consignment boutique offers second-hand designer women’s clothing – whether you’re looking for something modern or vintage. You’re bound to get addicted to shopping here – don’t say we didn’t warn you, fam.
Photo via Instagram / thegarmentexchangetx
ReUziT Consignment Shop
5460 Babcock Rd Suite 101, (210) 694-4393,
You’ll find plenty of sales going on here, and good thing! There’s plenty of unique jewelry and quality women’s apparel that’ll be hard for you to pass up.
Photo via Instagram / reuzitconsignment
Too Good To Be Threw
Multiple locations,
With a Castle Hills location and another in Stone Oak, TGTBT specializes in furniture and decor (and even fashion) that you’ll feel lucky to score. Buyers beware – selections are high-end so you’ll be sure to convince yourself to many purchases.
Photo via Instagram / toogoodsa
Second Looks
1804 Nacogdoches Rd, (210) 826-6121,
Guys who wanna look good should know about Second Looks. This upscale consignment shop specializes in designer clothing for the man who wants to look dapper. Whether if that’s your aesthetic or you’re just shopping for a special occasion, save yourself a pretty penny and shop here.
Photo via Instagram / edlarnold
Grey Moon Vintage
2202 Broadway St,
Sure it’s small, but this vintage shop operates out of a 1969 trailer. How cool is that?! You’ll find a curated selection here, so this is just the place when you want to find something fashionable without roaming aisle after aisle of bargains.
Photo via Instagram / greymoonvintage
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Hello Tallulah
1912 Fredericksburg Rd, (210) 286-8146,
A NYC blogger turned entrepreneur collects vintage treasures and turns them into artisan jewelry. This cutesy shop should be a go-to for lovers of the retro aesthetic.
Photo via Instagram / hello_tallulah
Karolina’s Antiques
1709 Blanco Rd, (210) 731-9787,
There’s something for everyone over at Karolina’s. Whatever style you’re looking for – antique, retro, etc. – you’re bound to find something you fall in love with. There’s also a bounty of artist-made items you won’t be able to pass up. Though known for being a must-visit during Fiesta and other seasonal holidays, Karolina’s keeps you coming all year long.
Photo via Instagram / karolinasantiques
Boysville Auxiliary Thrift Shop
307 W Olmos Dr, (210) 826-2195,
This non-profit resale shop benefits children in need through Boysville programs. You’ll find surprisingly quality items and do some good in the process, it’s truly a win-win.
Photo via Instagram / boysvillethriftstore
Buffalo Outlet
145 W Olmos Dr, (210) 832-8838,
Little brother Austin’s highly-loved Buffalo Exchange, this outlet comes through in every aspect. Organized and well-stocked, the outlet is all about buying – no trading. You can find loads of good finds for just $7 or less! If you’re new to thrifting, let this be your easy introduction.
Photo via Instagram / soulflutter
Revolution Thrift
8513 Blanco Rd, (210) 376-8909,
This thrift shop is all about giving back. Every month, proceeds benefit a different local charity in need. Talk about helping the community.
Photo via Instagram / revolutionthrift
Thrift Town
2864 Thousand Oaks, (210) 656-8696,
SA’s lone Thrift Town is a go-to for gently used clothing and home goods. Here you’ll be able to support local charities and shop thousands of items (with more coming every day). Plus, they’re always having sales and promotions so you can save even more.
Photo via Instagram / belladesastre86
Second Chances Thrift Shop
10671 Shaenfield Rd, (210) 372-1255,
Pet lovers – this one’s for you! Out in Helotes you’ll find this shop that is all about giving back to the animals. While the shops sells all sorts of goodies for humans, proceeds benefit the homeless animals in and around Helotes.
Photo via Instagram / thriftyanimals
Green Door Thrift Shoppe
1030 Nacogdoches Rd, (210) 826-7111,
Based out of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church & School, this humble thrift shop is solely volunteer-run with profits going to charity. The shop is loaded with history too, being opened in 1953. Best yet, all items are donated to the shop. Anything that can’t be sold is then donated to local organizations.
Photo via Instagram / shethriftstx
RMYA Thrift Shop
3103 West Ave, (210) 340-8077,
Though only open during normal work hours, you should definitely pay this shop a visit (maybe the next time you’re playing hooky?). RMYA provides services to children and families in crisis – particularly those who have suffered abuse. Any money spent here will help these kids directly.
Photo via Instagram / rmyathriftshop
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Thrift City
6804 Huebner Rd, (888) 684-7438,
This place has it all – clothing, home goods and more. But if you’re a bookworm, you’ll definitely have to stop by. There’s a generous selection of novels for all ages, along with DVDs and – if you’re still about it – video tapes. While this spot is for-profit, it’s still worth the visit.
Photo via Instagram / nettsybets


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