Specialty Stores

Discovery Shop – American Cancer Society
Address: 243 Main Street
Los Altos
94022
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With stores throughout California, American Cancer Society Discovery Shops help support the fight against cancer through the sale of high quality, gently used, donated merchandise. For over 40 years, the Society has owned and operated these specialty resale stores, featuring items such as clothing, accessories, jewelry, furniture, artwork, antiques, collectibles, and other household items.

Business Phone Number:
(650) 949-0505
Hours:
Monday – Saturday 10AM to 5PM
Donations by Appointment
Gourmet Works
Address: 205 Main Street
Los Altos, CA
94022
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Gourmet Works features handcrafted artisan chocolates, specialty foods and unique gifts for almost any recipient and occasion!  Our goal is to be the go-to shop for artisan chocolate, specialty food items, and unique gifts (for yourself or others).  Stop by our downtown Los Altos location to find that perfect gift (and treat yourself to a delicious chocolate treat while there)!

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Business Phone Number:
650-941-1110
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Hours:
Mon-Sat 10AM to 6PM
iChakras
Address: 398 Main Street
Los Altos
94022
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iChakras is a Chakra Healing and Meditation Center focused on bringing you to your fullest potential.

iChakras uses a very advanced approach to wellness which is a whole new level of Chakra Balancing! We track our clients brainwaves and biofeedback during a meditation, or chakra balance which has allowed us to unlock the chakras and see the real benefits of spiritual healing, and meditation. We are taking all of the vagueness and intimidation out of the healing experience. We will create a clear path towards your goals & ensure that you reach them in your Mind, Body & Spirit.

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Business Phone Number:
(650) 797-8077
Hours:
Tues. – Sat. 11AM – 7:00PM
Los Altos Tasting Room
Address: 366 Main Street
Los Altos
94022
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Located on Main Street in Downtown Los Altos, the Los Altos Tasting Room by Byington Vineyard & Winery, is a combination of wine shop, tasting room, and event space. We offer a contemporary setting with a high tech feel.

Byington Vineyard & Winery is a fully operational vineyard and winery within the Santa Cruz Mountains American Viticultural Area (AVA). The gem of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Byington sits on 95 mountainous acres surrounded by redwood forests with a view to the Monterey Bay. We produce award-winning Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chardonnay wines and other exciting varietals that highlight the diversity of Northern California.

Our high quality, small production wines come from our Estate vineyards: 8 acres of premium Byington Estate Pinot Noir in the Santa Cruz Mountains and 36 acres of ultra premium Tin Cross Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot from Alexander Valley (Sonoma County). We purchase additional varietals from select vineyards for an expansive array of wines.

We focus on growing and producing premium wines, farmed sustainably using biodynamic growing methods. The wines are handcrafted with focus on natural fermentation methods from handpicked grapes.

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Business Phone Number:
408-354-1111 ext. 4
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Hours:
Wednesday & Thursday – 2:00-6:00pm
Friday-Sunday – 2:00-7:00pm
Monday, Tuesday – CLOSED
Maria’s France-Italy-England
Address: 393 Main Street
Los Altos, CA
94022
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For over 40 years Maria’s has developed a reputation as the place for original antiques and authentic products from France, England and Italy. Known for an incredible selection, unique style and amazing inventory, Maria’s is a destination for many interior designers, stylists and DIY home decorators. 

Considered “a designer’s secret” by many,  Maria’s specializes in French Faience, beautiful French country fabrics, hand painted Italian majolicas, period antique furniture and more accessories than you can imagine.  With many pieces made exclusively for Maria’s by the best French and Italian artisans, bringing home authentic and unique treasures has never been easier.

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Business Phone Number:
650-941-9682
Hours:
Monday through Saturday: 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nature Gallery
Address: 296 State Street
Los Altos, CA
94022
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Nature Gallery, featuring “nature as a work of art”, displays products made of minerals and fossils.
The items in the gallery all have a geologic story to tell and help us maintain perspective in the crazy, fast-paced world in which we live.
Specialty items include tiny magnetite crystals for kids, a wine bar made of 400 million year-old fossils, museum-quality meteorites, Native American Zuni carvings, and 220 million year-old petrified wood tables. Explore one of a kind jewelry designed by local and internationally known artists, including the 87Rocks Collection by Nature Gallery’s Carol Garsten. Nature Gallery was established in 1987 and moved to Los Altos eight years ago from Palo Alto.

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Business Phone Number:
(650) 327-8700
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Hours:
Wednesday-Saturday 11-6
Sunday 12-5
Other times by appointment: carol@nature-gallery.com
Needles Studio
Address: 334 State Street, Suite 101
Los Altos
94022
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Needles Studio is a modern sewing boutique and workshop. We offer a well-curated selection of high quality fabric, sewing supplies and craft kits, as well as a variety of creative workshops.

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Business Phone Number:
650-521-0791
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Hours:
Opening soon!
Tal Palo
Address: 149 Main Street
Los Altos
94022
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Tal Palo is a hybrid café and shop with an ever-welcoming experience influenced by the nostalgic flavors and memories of México. Rooted in the value of family and culture, Tal Palo seeks to share the authenticity of Mexican traditions through great food, the arts, hospitality, and the warmest service. The café will have a retail space for carefully selected goods such as clothing, ceramics, art, jewelry, and grab-go meal kits.

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Opening soon!
Uncommon Threads
Address: 293 State Street
Los Altos, CA
94022
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This craft store offers yarn, supplies & books, plus knitting & crocheting classes at all levels.

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Business Phone Number:
650-941-1815
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Hours:
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10AM–8PM
Wednesday 10AM–6PM
Thursday 10AM–6PM
Friday 10AM–6PM
Saturday 10AM–5PM
Sunday 12–5PM
Waggin’ Tails
Address: 386 State Street
Los Altos
94022
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Our little shop has everything your pet needs. Here, you will find high-quality foods like Orijen, Acana, Ziwi, Stella and Chewy, Natural Balance, Primal, Small Batch, and Simply Wild. We also carry a variety or raw and freeze-dried foods. Not to mention, a huge selection of treats, toys, and accessories! We carry famous brands you know and love, as well as locally made here in California! Not to mention veterinary-grade supplements to ensure your pet will have a long and healthy life.

You and your pet are sure to love the personal, boutique feel of our store, and our knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to address any questions or concerns you may have. Stop by to meet our adoptable kittens from the shelter, and don’t forget to bring your pet along to sample our large assortment of treats!

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Business Phone Number:
(650) 917-1300
Hours:
Every Day 10AM – 7PM