Best Antique Shops in San Antonio, TX

November 18th, 2022 by

Forney may be the official Antique Capital of Texas but ask any San Antonio local, and they’ll tell you their city is worthy of the title. San Antonio has a range of exciting antique retailers, from large antique malls to smaller antique stores. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a novice looking for a priceless heirloom, these great San Antonio antique dealers have what you’re looking for.

Alamo Antique Mall


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With three floors packed with treasures, you’re spoiled for choice at Alamo Antique Mall. This history hub gets its name because it’s a walk just a few minutes from the Alamo Mission. Vendors offer a wide range of antiques, including rare coins, military memorabilia, glassware, pottery, jewelry, and vinyl. Alamo Antique Mall’s estate liquidations provide an excellent opportunity to get a bargain.

Location: 125 Broadway St.
Hours: From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Ironside Antiques Mall

Ironside Antiques Mall is a little smaller than the Alamo, but its quirky mix of more than 50 dealer booths makes it worth a look. On any given day, you might find crystal chandeliers, vintage signage, old-fashioned bird cages, and jewelry from yesteryear. First Sunday specials on the first Sunday of each month allow you to enjoy significant discounts. Ironside Antiques Mall is conveniently located in the Colonies North Shopping Center.

Location: 10211 Ironside Drive.
Hours: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday through Monday.

North Star Antiques and Interiors

If you’re looking for pieces to stand out in your home, head to North Star Antiques and Interiors. This luxury antique mall features 18 galleries specializing in historic furniture, lighting, art, and decor. You’ll also find high-quality jewelry and collectibles here. Several interior designers are also on hand to offer advice about your purchases. With 25% and 50% discounts on specially marked items, North Star Antiques and Interior’s anniversary sale is unmissable in early July.

Location: 8507 N. McCullough Ave., Suite B-1.
Hours: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Antiques at Broadway

With a prime location in the Arcadia Grove Center, close to the luxury homes of the Alamo Heights, you can feel confident you’ll always find some rare treasures at Antiques at Broadway. This small antique mall has 12 dealers specializing in jewelry, glassware, art, and furniture. The range changes, but the mall’s Facebook page is regularly updated to alert followers of the most exciting items available.

Location: 5226 Broadway.
Hours: From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Saturday.

Old is Better Than New

Voted by the people of San Antonio as one of the city’s best antique stores, Old is Better Than New is also one of the city’s most unique. This store specializes in antique architectural and industrial reclaimed salvage, which it sources predominantly from the state’s back roads. Think Colonial doors, stained glass windows, grand columns, and more. These unique can make your home stand out.

Location: 1504 Fredericksburg Road.
Hours: From 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, and open by appointment on other weekdays.

Beacon Hill Antique Warehouse

Beacon Hill Antique Warehouse is another antique hotspot in the Beacon Hill neighborhood. It’s a more traditional antique store specializing in gorgeous wooden furniture. As stock regularly changes, you might find everything from a vintage camcorder to classic toys and movie memorabilia on display.

Location: 726 Fredericksburg Road.
Hours: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Saturday and noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday.

The Junction Antiques

The Junction Antiques is a funky and diverse store in San Antonio’s Beacon Hill District. You’ll find stacks of antiques sitting neatly alongside vintage items and consignment pieces. The multiple vendors offer a range of quality goods, including home décor, clothes, artworks, and taxidermy. Regular sales promotions help visitors save.

Location: 1704 Blanco Road.
Hours: From noon to 5 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Karolina’s Antiques

After visiting The Junction Antiques, head to Karolina’s Antiques. The original store is across the street, and the second location, which opened in September, is a little further down Blanco Road. This family-owned store celebrates Latin culture and claims to have “a little bit of everything for everyone.” You’ll find antique furniture, jewelry, other antiques, and brand-new goods, including bags, aprons, and Karolina’s Original Designs T-shirts. Regular events with food trucks and DJs bring in the crowds.

Location: 1709 Blanco Road and 1824 Blanco Road.
Hours: From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Armadillo Antiques N More

Proving Blanco Road is San Antonio’s Antique Row. It’s also where you’ll find Armadillo Antiques N More. Its owners are furniture specialists who bring a quality selection of antique and vintage pieces to the people of San Antonio. You’ll also find other items to elevate your home here, including antique lighting, tea sets, artworks, and décor.

Location: 7243 Blanco Road.
Hours: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Bijou Betties

Billed as a “fine art gallery and fun-tique emporium,” Bijou Betties always has an enviable of antiques and vintage goods. The ever-changing collection is a mishmash of styles, with genuine antiques joining pieces from the art deco, art nouveau, and mid-century modern eras. Bijou Betties treats fashionistas to vintage furs, jewelry, hats, and preloved clothing, all available. You’ll also find art, collectibles, antique stoneware for your home, and antique sculptures for your garden. You’ll also find some high-quality new items, including calcite cylinders, bars, and chess sets made by locals.

Location: 1009-A, 1009 S. Alamo St.
Hours: From noon to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

These are the antique stores the staff at Red McCombs Toyota love. Have we missed any? Contact us or stop by our San Antonio dealership and tell the team about your favorite antiquing spot.

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