25 Essential Cleveland Vintage and Thrift Shops You Should Be Shopping At

Vintage shopping is all of the rage these days. Whether you're looking to furnish your home, upgrade your wardrobe, find a rare toy or just spend a day browsing awesome stores, Cleveland's vintage store market has you covered.
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Highland Throwbacks
15200 Madison Ave., Lakewood and 777 W. Market St., Akron
For the best vintage clothing in the region, especially when it comes to graphic tees and vintage streetwear, can be found at Highland Throwbacks two locations, one in Lakewood and one in Akron. Just a quick glance at their website and you’ll see a rare 1993 Paul McCartney European Tour t-shirt, a 1993 Indians t-shirt from the last series at Municipal Stadium, a vintage 1980s Lacoste jacket, and multiple vintage Ohio State crewnecks.

Highland Throwbacks

15200 Madison Ave., Lakewood and 777 W. Market St., Akron

For the best vintage clothing in the region, especially when it comes to graphic tees and vintage streetwear, can be found at Highland Throwbacks two locations, one in Lakewood and one in Akron. Just a quick glance at their website and you’ll see a rare 1993 Paul McCartney European Tour t-shirt, a 1993 Indians t-shirt from the last series at Municipal Stadium, a vintage 1980s Lacoste jacket, and multiple vintage Ohio State crewnecks.
Chelsea’s Consignments
26443 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake
Chelsea's Consignments specializes in antique furniture, perfect for your home. This place is great for both the buyer and the seller, and they make things even easier by displaying their items online.
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Chelsea’s Consignments

26443 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Chelsea's Consignments specializes in antique furniture, perfect for your home. This place is great for both the buyer and the seller, and they make things even easier by displaying their items online.
Sweet Lorain Antiques
7105 Lorain Rd., Cleveland
Formerly named Suite Lorain, this antiques shop sells items on behalf of many owners. Sweet Lorain is highly organized compared to usual shops' hodge podge, making it easy for buyers to see everything that is available. The prices can be on the high side but if it's vintage that you want, this is the place to go.

Sweet Lorain Antiques

7105 Lorain Rd., Cleveland

Formerly named Suite Lorain, this antiques shop sells items on behalf of many owners. Sweet Lorain is highly organized compared to usual shops' hodge podge, making it easy for buyers to see everything that is available. The prices can be on the high side but if it's vintage that you want, this is the place to go.
Ecclectic Eccentric
13005 Larchmere Blvd., Shaker Heights
The merchandise at Eclectic Eccentric is pretty self-explanatory given the store name. Those who lay awake at night in fear they’ll be caught wearing the same outfit as someone else can rest easy when they buy a piece at this Shaker Heights haven for the unique.

Ecclectic Eccentric

13005 Larchmere Blvd., Shaker Heights

The merchandise at Eclectic Eccentric is pretty self-explanatory given the store name. Those who lay awake at night in fear they’ll be caught wearing the same outfit as someone else can rest easy when they buy a piece at this Shaker Heights haven for the unique.
West of Venus Vintage
10024 Lorain Ave., Cleveland
West of Venus is your one stop shop for all types of vintage home decor and treasures. They have vintage and mid-century furniture, artwork, ceramics, vases, memorabilia and much more.

West of Venus Vintage

10024 Lorain Ave., Cleveland

West of Venus is your one stop shop for all types of vintage home decor and treasures. They have vintage and mid-century furniture, artwork, ceramics, vases, memorabilia and much more.
 Apple Jax Toys
13302 Madison Ave., Lakewood and 24 N. Main St., Chagrin Falls
With two locations in Lakewood and Chagrin Falls, Apple Jax Toys has taken over the vintage toy gap that was opened when beloved Big Fun closed after 27 years in business. From GI Joe and wrestling figures to vintage Barbies and Nintendo games, this shop certainly brings out the kid in you.

Apple Jax Toys

13302 Madison Ave., Lakewood and 24 N. Main St., Chagrin Falls

With two locations in Lakewood and Chagrin Falls, Apple Jax Toys has taken over the vintage toy gap that was opened when beloved Big Fun closed after 27 years in business. From GI Joe and wrestling figures to vintage Barbies and Nintendo games, this shop certainly brings out the kid in you.
RVD Cleveland
7810 Lorain Ave., Cleveland
RVD is a furniture store that specializes in restoration and antique furniture and other home decor items. You’ll find everything from salvaged concrete balustrades and Five and Dime shopping baskets to vintage coffee tables and salvaged barnwood.

RVD Cleveland

7810 Lorain Ave., Cleveland

RVD is a furniture store that specializes in restoration and antique furniture and other home decor items. You’ll find everything from salvaged concrete balustrades and Five and Dime shopping baskets to vintage coffee tables and salvaged barnwood.
Helm Collective
3904 Lorain Ave., Cleveland
In Ohio City, you’ll find arguably the most fun home decor store in the city. With a highly curated collection of vintage and handmade goods with a focus on bohemian and earthy designs, Helm has every type of home decor from ceramics and artwork to rugs and furniture.

Helm Collective

3904 Lorain Ave., Cleveland

In Ohio City, you’ll find arguably the most fun home decor store in the city. With a highly curated collection of vintage and handmade goods with a focus on bohemian and earthy designs, Helm has every type of home decor from ceramics and artwork to rugs and furniture.
Century Antiques
7410 Lorain Ave., Cleveland
Century Antiques is full of centuries worth of antiques to suit your every need. The store offers hardware, windows, fireplace mantels, paintings and so much more.

Century Antiques

7410 Lorain Ave., Cleveland

Century Antiques is full of centuries worth of antiques to suit your every need. The store offers hardware, windows, fireplace mantels, paintings and so much more.
Uncover Vintage
13703 Madison Ave., Lakewood
If vintage sports jerseys or crewneck sweatshirts is what you’re looking for, Uncover Vintage in Lakewood is the spot for you. From old Cleveland baseball clothing to Tommy Hilfiger and Hard Rock Cafe tees, the items here will make you think you’re shopping in the 90s’.

Uncover Vintage

13703 Madison Ave., Lakewood

If vintage sports jerseys or crewneck sweatshirts is what you’re looking for, Uncover Vintage in Lakewood is the spot for you. From old Cleveland baseball clothing to Tommy Hilfiger and Hard Rock Cafe tees, the items here will make you think you’re shopping in the 90s’.