Downtown San Luis Obispo’s shopping scene offers hours of treasure-hunting fun for everyone in the family. Whether you are seeking stylish sandals for the summer season or designer shoes to go with your out-on-the-town dress, Cal Poly memorabilia, birthday gifts or a small souvenir, you’ll find retail therapy and then some in San Luis Obispo.
Explore our shopping guide for gifts unique to San Luis Obispo with a variety of options, perfect for a hostess gift or one-of-a-kind presents throughout the year. Part of what makes the Downtown San Luis Obispo shopping experience unique and such a joy are the locally owned businesses that give San Luis Obispo its charm.
Wander through the heart of Downtown and see what catches your eye. Below is a list of trendy chain stores, unique boutiques, vintage shops, jewelry, and specialty stores to shop at around town.