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Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall

2752 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1628
+1 760-730-9494
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Sometimes you can find something good here. Just have to hunt. A bunch of antique's are really over... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
Not great shopping

We got to Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall at 1:57 and walked up and down State Street. I wasn't... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
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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!
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“flea market” (2 reviews)
“wares” (2 reviews)
“vendors” (3 reviews)
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2752 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1628
+1 760-730-9494
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Reviewed 24 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

Thank twinkeeking
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Reviewed 14 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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 30 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 8 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
Reviewed 24 October 2014

This is such a fun place. It can take you down "memory lane" or it can take you on a "trip to Europe". So many possibilities. There are so many unique shops/booths each one with is own unique character. If you like to hunt for...More

1  Thank Starlet S
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We loved this place! It's huge! We picked up a number of decorative items at very reasonable prices. We'll be back! The lighting and air could be improved (we visited on a very hot day), and the parking situation could be better, which are the...More

Thank PhxDogMom
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