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Address: 309 S Cedros Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-1918
Phone Number: 858.794.9016
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Where locals as well as tourists go to shop for gifts

Solo is a unique co-op retail store with an impressive collection of books, household goods and a huge array of gifts. I spend at least an hour there every visit even more if I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
Kristin W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Solo is a unique co-op retail store with an impressive collection of books, household goods and a huge array of gifts. I spend at least an hour there every visit even more if I end up in the card and paper section.

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Thank Kristin W
Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

I probably spent a good hour here! They have lots of cool books of all kinds, jewelry, home dec, a little vintage and more!! Don't miss it!

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Thank J M
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

There is another co-op shop across the street, but this one is more refined in its presentation and merchandise. Lots of books here, but also lots of other fun, unique items here, too. Definitely worth a stop.

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Thank CuriosaGirl
Orange County
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

We are all book lovers and this was a must stop for us. It was like a bunch of little stores inside a giant store. Everything was cool and fun.

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Thank Susie J
Solana Beach, California
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Solo is my go-to shop for gift giving. I can always find something unique and fun for anyone on my list. When friends come into town we always make a trip to Solo just to browse. I've spent many a lazy afternoon walking among the magnificant displays including some of the best coffee table books I've ever seen. There is... More 

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Thank lorimcktia
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Large open space with multiple vendors items and an extremely friendly staff! You will find very unique and NON mass produced items. Gifting made easy and a plentiful supply of greeting cards and paper goods as well.

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Thank Agvmvsrvtgv
Calgary, Alberta
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Intriguing shop with a little something for everyone. Unique gifts, stationary, books, kitchen items etc. Lovely open modern shop with helpful staff

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Thank NurseCalgary
Wilmington, Delaware
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

This is a "co-op" type store, with different vendors set up in the space with the most amazing books lined up in the center of the store. This is a must for locals as well as visitors. The people working here are so friendly and helpful, they have public restrooms (imagine that!) and the best gifts. I make it a... More 

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Thank ann g
San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Solo is my go-to, one-stop shop when I need to pick up a gift. Whether it's a baby shower, birthday, or housewarming event, I alway find exactly what I need. Unlike other shops that have various boutiques that are cluttered and leave you feeling overwhelmed, Solo's atmosphere is open and airy. The layout is very chic and each boutique is... More 

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1 Thank whaltar
Los Angeles
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11 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This store is fun to visit, with many unique items. However, I would occasionally find the same item(s) at less the cost elsewhere.

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