Shopping in Kingston

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Kingston has perhaps some of the best shopping opportunities in all of Jamaica, but it can be busy and overwhelming at times.  Depending on where you are in town, you'll find outdoor markets selling crafts and imitation luxury goods, department stores and boutiques in malls, and even artwork and collectables in funky little shops. 

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you're hoping to find some gifts you might want to check out Bijoux Duty Free Kingston, which is located in Kingston. Offering a huge selection of duty free jewelry and timepieces, Bijoux Duty Free is the perfect place to browse for a souvenir that is not only high end, but duty free as well. You can find them at 7 Dominica Drive.

Some of the gift and souvenir shops located in Kingston are shown below.

Gifts and Souvenirs In Kingston
Name Type Phone Location
Bijoux Duty Free Kingston Duty Free Store (876) 953-9530 Kingston
Carby's Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (876) 926-4065 Central Kingston
Toy Zone Gift and Souvenir Shops (876) 969-6685 Northern part of Kingston

Specialty Shops

One of the more popular speciality shops in this area is Studio174. They're found within downtown Kingston. A community center which encourages locals to get involved in the arts and simply create, Studio 174 is about using all forms of art to make daily life better. You'll be able to find them at 174 Harbour Street.

A second option is Frame Centre Gallery, which is located 2.8 mi. (4.4 km) to the north of Studio174. Frame Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The property can be found at 10 Tangerine Place .

Bolivar Gallery & Antiques: When it comes to purchasing art in Jamaica, Bolivar is a well-known name that you can trust. In business since 1965, Bolivar Gallery & Antiques is the longest-running art gallery in Jamaica. Named for the Latin American hero Simon Bolivar, this gallery features a collection of works by Jamaican and International artists in a wealth of mediums. Guests will find them at 10 Grove Road.

Lots of specialty shops in and around Kingston can be seen below.

Specialty Shops Around Kingston
Name Type Phone Location
Bolivar Gallery & Antiques Art Gallery (876) 926-8799 Central Kingston
Crafts Market Handicraft Dealers (876) 929-9200 Downtown Kingston
Discount Jewellers Jewelry Store (876) 749-1976 Spanish Town
Flambouyance Jewellery & Gifts Jewelry Store (876) 988-1204 Portmore
Frame Centre Gallery Art Gallery (876) 926-4644 Central Kingston
Irie Jewellers Jewelry Store (876) 988-4976 Portmore
Portmore Mall Jewelers Jewelry Store (876) 998-7101 Portmore
S K Jewellers Jewelry Store (876) 984-0259 Spanish Town
Smoke Shack Tobacconist and Cigar Shop (876) 942-5471 Stony Hill
Studio174 Art Gallery (718) 218-7735 Downtown Kingston
Swiss Stores Kingston Jewelry Store (876) 922-8050 Downtown Kingston
Tropical Jewellers Jewelry Store (876) 926-1227 Central Kingston

Clothing and Apparel

Enjoy shopping for clothing? You might want to try Things Jamaican -- which is located in central Kingston. Things Jamaican is open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. You'll find them at 26 Hope Road.

Another option is Puma Store -- which is located less than a mile to the west of Things Jamaican. Specializing in sportswear, Puma got its start over half a century ago, and is today one of the most popular brands on the planet. You can shop Pump shoes, clothing, and accessories at this Kingston locale. If you want to call before booking a room, do so at (876) 754-5000.

A third place to consider is Eagle Wing Sports & Things. A family run business in the Portmore Mall, Eagle Wing began as a peanuts and sweets shops, but over time transformed into its current incarnation of a men's fashion store. Offering both wholesale and retail prices, you can find everything to outfit the modern man -- and his son -- here. If you are looking to call before booking a room, do so at (876) 965-8201.

The following table offers a few details concerning the 11 apparel shops located in or near Kingston.

Clothing and Apparel Around Kingston
Name Type Phone Location
All Wet Beachwear Showroom Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (876) 371-1649 Central Kingston
Eagle Wing Sports & Things Men's Clothing Store (876) 965-8201 Portmore
New Fashion World Clothing Store (876) 988-8303 Portmore
Pines Clothing & Shoes Clothing Store (876) 998-2059 Portmore
Princess Fashion Boutique Boutique (876) 939-6534 Portmore
Puma Store Shoe Store (876) 754-5000 Central Kingston
Reflexion Boutique Clothing Store (876) 988-7614 Portmore
Shoe Gallery Shoe Store (876) 754-0231 Central Kingston
Stunning Boutique Boutique (876) 929-8636 Central Kingston
Things Jamaican Boutique (876) 928-5161 Central Kingston
Wilbrom Whol & Dor's Boutique Boutique (876) 965-6431 Seaview Gardens

Food and Grocery

Looking for some food? Purity Bakery is located in Kingston. Purity specializing in creating baked goods made fresh from quality ingredients that are both tasty and healthy for you. They are situated at 2F Valentine Drive.

You can look at the table just below to learn more.

Food and Grocery Stores In Kingston
Name Type Phone Location
A & E Market Organic / Health Food Store (876) 906-7605 Kingston
Empire Supermarket Grocery Store (876) 960-1309 1.7 mi. North of Downtown Kingston
Empire Supermarket Grocery Store -- Central Kingston
Family Pride Supermarket Grocery Store (876) 925-7925 Northern part of Kingston
John R Wong Supermarket Grocery Store (876) 926-4811 New Kingston, Central Kingston
Lee's Food Fair Grocery Store (876) 924-3884 Northern part of Kingston
Mcgregor Supermarket Grocery Store -- Central Kingston
Purity Bakery Bakery (876) 924-1151 Kingston
Shoppers Fair Supermarket Grocery Store -- Harbour View, Southeastern part of Kingston

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