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Eclectic mix

Barbara’s is a second had store filled with an eclectic mix of many different kinds of items. If... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Laureen M
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Ajijic, Mexico
A little bit of everything

A great bazaar that his an extensive collection of items ranging from cheap to VERY expensive. I... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
chapatom
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Ajiji
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Barbara's has been around for 29 years now. We may have outgrown the name Bazaar as we offer fine art, high end mid century furniture, the best of kitchen accessories, decorations with class and a selection of Oriental rugs unmatched in the area...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Independencia 7, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
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+52 376 766 1824
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Ajijic being a place where folks retire to, a lot end up dying here too. Their families don't want to deal with their things, so they give them to Barbara's Bazaar to sell. Which is fine except they are way overpriced.Keep looking around there are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

This is a great consignment store with something for everyone. They also conduct estate/garage sales and are very professional and well organized. We would definitely use their services again.More

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Date of experience: April 2018
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tomytobi, Owner at Barbara's Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

WE appreciate your kind words. We try to have something for everyone and love seeing some of the same people over and over as they peruse our inventory 'just looking". Don't know who you are from the posting but we love doing 'in house' sales...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Barbara’s is a second had store filled with an eclectic mix of many different kinds of items. If you are looking for high end furniture, need some bedding, kitchen items, art, knicknacks, garden items, and more, this is the place to check out first. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Laureen M
tomytobi, Owner at Barbara's Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Laureen, thanks for your review. You're right, we do have sales and regular discounts on our merchandise, best ask one of our sales people how long and item has been with us. That is a big factor in how low the prices can be lowered...More

Reviewed March 20, 2018

Much more than a bazaar but a unique concoction of shopping from around the world. Consignment store that has been around so long so thus has things from everywhere. Prices vary as much as items. You could spend many hours if you are a thrift...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bezerk
tomytobi, Owner at Barbara's Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you for your comments. We have been there since 1985 and a wide variety of merchandise and price ranges. Accessible to the Mexicans of the area and the upper classes of Guadalajara. Something for everyone is what we strive to provide. We used to...More

Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We have always enjoyed browsing the eclectic mix of merchandise at Barbara's but have never purchased anything. Their prices are definitely higher than stateside consignment stores and literally everything seems to be priced at least 3X the value. I do not enjoy negotiating and would...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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tomytobi, Owner at Barbara's Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion. Interesting that you compared us with stateside consignment stores. I wonder why you would think there should be a correlation between one and the other. This is Mexico, maids and gardeners are cheap, people...More

Reviewed February 12, 2018

A great bazaar that his an extensive collection of items ranging from cheap to VERY expensive. I have bought several items, including a mink coat and a tennis racquet which I use almost daily. Easy to purchase, since they use Paypal.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

A well established and well run bazaar that has been in Ajijic for years. There are treasures galore to be found in this shop. The assortment is amazing. The prices are reflective of the item so some things high and others not so much. A...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank bezerk
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Barbara 's bazaar is filled with items of all kinds! The store is in an old home and it's fun to look through all the nooks and cranny' s in search for that "have to have" treasure! Tommy, the owner even has a wine and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Barbara's Bazaar is a great local c Consignment Shop to find reasonably priced furniture, accent pieces and antiques. With so many ExPats that bring items with them in retirement and estates Barbara's Bazaar ends up with quite a varied assortment. I am certain you should...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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tomytobi, Owner at Barbara's Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We strive to provide something in all price ranges to match the demand in this ever growing area. From some old Tupperware, to a used hot tub to a $17,000 USD Baccarat Chandelier .. something for...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017

Lots of furniture but totally overpriced. Jammed packed with stuff. You may find a treasure but be prepared to pay!More

Date of experience: April 2017
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tomytobi, Owner at Barbara's Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

So interesting how foreigners know what the price structure should be in Mexico .. when it comes to selling their houses here they always seem to think that the Sky IS The Limit! we thank you for your comments just the same .. please don't...More

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Jim, Yes we would sell your ladders and also send our truck to pick them up. Pablo can help you between 10am and 2pm or 4pm to 6pm. you can just call the store, 766-1824 to arrange a pick up. Pablo can give you the... More
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