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Racine & Laramie Tobacco Shop

Neighborhood: Old Town
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Address: 2737 San Diego Avenue, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 619 291 7833
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Sun 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Description: San Diego's oldest cigar store.

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Back in time!

Absolutely fantastic shop to go see! It is like you were back in time! I don't smoke (I really can't stand it) but it is such a terrific shop with all kind of old pipes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Weston, Florida

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Absolutely fantastic shop to go see! It is like you were back in time! I don't smoke (I really can't stand it) but it is such a terrific shop with all kind of old pipes, artifacts etc. the clerks are wearing old 19th century clothes. Well worth going into.

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Yuma, Az
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

If you enjoy cigars or tobacco and if you are on the west end of Old Town, this is the place to visit. You might find a few sitting out in front enjoying their cigars. The staff is very helpful, friendly and courteous. The store carries a wide selection for both cigar and pipe smokers.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Bought here a few ounces of Turkish Shag which I brought back to Italy. Excellent quality ... do not know what to do once it will finish : )) Excellent service and charming smokin' joint!

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Loreto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Located in the heart of Old Town and furnished with an outstanding collection of 1800 antiques, this cigar shop is a MUST VISIT if you are in the San Diego area. The owner David has a vast knowledge of cigars and is very helpful to both novice cigar aficionados (myself included) and regular customers. Also both David and his staff... More 

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Springfield, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2010

Great place for cigars and pipes. David, the owners son, is very passionate and knowledgeable.

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san diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2008

I love this place. They have a great selection of cigars and the staff is extremely helpful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2006

Old town is a beautiful place to enjoy a good pipe. The mexican food was great! Racine and Laramie was a nice part to our vacation.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2004

love, love, love, the treasures this store has. A range of well hidden gems lurk behind the authentic victorian cabinets. Not just tobacco, they have beautiful boxes, marbles, old fashioned games and toys, knives. The people who work there looked awesome. They were all costumed to fit the time period of the store, and they were very nice and knowledgeable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2003

Most tobacco shops look and feel like a warehouse these days. That is what is refreshing about Racine and Laramie. It is a very welcoming atmoshere where cigars are displayed like the treasure they truly are. I was attended to by a relaxed gentleman who, considering the crowd, was willing to discuss the cigars and make suggestions. The prices were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2003

Unbelieveable selection of cigars from all over the world. Also carries unique tabacco-related products. Nice selection of humidors and zippo lighters. Very nice, accomadation sales people! Try the HAVANA STUMPEN cigar .... most excellent!

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