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Bazaar del Mundo

4133 Taylor Street, San Diego, CA 92110 (Old Town)
+1 619-296-3161
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Ranked #16 of 50 shopping in San Diego
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Malls, Shops, Specialty Shops
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: The Bazaar del Mundo Shops, which have been recognized as one of the best shopping environments in San Diego, create a lively and colorful entry to... more » Owner description: The Bazaar del Mundo Shops, which have been recognized as one of the best shopping environments in San Diego, create a lively and colorful entry to San Diego's Old Town community. The Shops are comprised of colorful boutiques, each offering unique gifts from all over the world, home accessories and collectibles, handcrafted artisan jewelry, plus creative fashion, arts and crafts. The Kitchen Shop offers vibrant tabletop products and worldwide imported ceramics, as well as specializes in unique and quality crafts and folk art from Mexico. « less
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I stumbled upon this location years ago and while I don't get to San Diego often, when I do, I make sure to swing by! The textiles and handicrafts are just stunning and the colors and variety of their merchandise makes it a treat. I highly recommend it!

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Seal Beach, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great shopping, unique merchandise. One shop had scads of Laurel Burch merchandise from purses to jewelry to socks...Christmas shopping done-check!

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San Diego, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I love Bazaar del Mundo! There is so much to do here, it's full of Mexican culture, a beautiful area with authentic Mexican food, tons of restaurants, you may see Mexican dancers and Mariachis serenading. Lots of souveniers and gifts. Very colorful, festive and friendly. A lovely place to spend a whole day (or two).

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Green Valley, Arizona
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93 reviews 93 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

The shops at Bazaar Del Mundo are interesting to visit. We have always found something we like. The 2-story gift shop has many lovely Mexican items-including linens and dishes. Upstairs are many hand made folk art items made in Mexico. Behind this shop is a large store with more Mexican home interior design objects-large and small. Perhaps we enjoy shopping... More

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San Diego, California, United States
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Even Mexico, about 17 miles south doesn't have "authentic" Mexican souvenirs and offerings. Much of their stuff is made in China. But many San Diegans know the history of Bazaar Del Mundo and Diane Power's (the owner) generosity to her community. Bazaar Del Mundo used to be in their past location and in their present location a place of color... More

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Olympia, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

The old town layout is interesting enough. At a glance it looked pretty cool. But ... once we got into the shops ... I was disappointed. I was expecting something with more of a Spanish theme to it, all it was was Mexican. You can get that anywhere. The free Museum we went through looked good, maybe somewhat under maintained.... More

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Monterey, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

It's beautiful but less than we thought it would be.

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lees summit, mo
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263 reviews 263 reviews
100 attraction reviews
643 helpful votes 643 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Great place for food and to take kids. Lots of places to eat but go for one with outside seating.

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Adelaide, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Specifically went to go to the Laurel Birch Gallery - and wasn't disappointed. Whole area is just lovely!

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San Diego, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
34 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Eclectic gifts for everyone. Fun place to meander.

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