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Stainton's - Gallery of Shops

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Address: 810 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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+1 609-545-8688
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Stainton's offers a collection of more than 70 distinctive shops, each...

Stainton's offers a collection of more than 70 distinctive shops, each offering an array of unusual and unique merchandise. Many items are one of a kind. Browsing our floor, you'll find a variety of merchant displays including jewelry, candles, art, apparel, furnishings, pottery, toys, children's apparel, collectibles and more.

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Unusual find.

Unusual merchandise pleasantly displayed. Great roaming. Take your time to really look at the merchandise. Everytime I went to browse I would up purchasing something.

Reviewed 1 December 2016
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Unusual merchandise pleasantly displayed. Great roaming. Take your time to really look at the merchandise. Everytime I went to browse I would up purchasing something.

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Thank carolesouth
Management response:

Thanks so much for your review! We love to carry unique and handcrafted items you won't find just anywhere. More 

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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

You can get quite a variety of things, from BBQ and hot sauces, to unique greeting cards, to quite a few different price points of jewelry. They have local handmade pottery, soaps, flags, and puzzles, a little bit of everything, but a much nicer quality than the Five & Ten. It's always different, you just need to stop in. The... More 

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Thank juliat842
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Thanks so much for the kind review! We really appreciate you taking the time to let people know about us. More 

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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stroll through this large space with an eye out for wonderful gifts. Spaces are set up by vendors to display their wares. Payment is made at one central counter. Love that the Cricket Box maintains are large area here. Always my favorite stop in OC for gifts.

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Thank Karen C
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We really appreciate you stopping by and taking the time to post this review. (And we love The Cricket Box, too!) More 

Downingtown, PA
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

While I miss the old Stainton's Department Store that occupied four floors of this building for many years, I do enjoy shopping the many different vendors located on the first floor. There is always something new and lots of "must haves" here.

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Thank 1020OceanAve
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Thanks for the kind review! We're so grateful you gave our marketplace a try and enjoyed it enough to let people know. More 

Queensland, Australia
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326 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Visiting from overseas to see our extended family, we were taken by them to this interesting gallery of shops. It was apparently once a department store, but now many local craftsmen have stalls here. We bought some lovely gifts to take home including some Cape May soaps and beautiful crackle glass pottery. Lots and lots of lovely items.

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west chester, pa
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

when you get tired of the same-old from the boardwalk, take a walk down to asbury avenue. stainton's gallery emphasizes hand-crafted with a wide array of different artisans with everything from british goods to pet novelties and everything in between. a hand-crafted jewelry paradise. we also find something for christmas gifts here. got myself alpaca gloves for the winter.

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Thank Anna K
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67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

After seeing reviews decided to try this place. The prices are very high and the selection of goods is not that great. i didn't see anything that was great.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

On Asbury, there are so many cute shoppes, but Stainton's is a jewel. It has over 80 vendors in it, and you can spend hours in there. Everything from tapenade, to plants, to gauzey dresses, old albums, a christmas village, jewelry and some really chic clothing. Love it@

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Thank ocshaffer
Ocean City, New Jersey
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234 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

You have to stop in at this really unique shopping gallery when on vacation this summer. Very nice gift ideas at very good prices. Many local vendors and artisans on display year round. We always stop in to see new items, especially around the holidays. Located in the center of town it affords you an opportunity to browse many shops... More 

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Thank J S
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I loved this place. It was an old fashioned multi level department store decades ago, but now is limited to the first floor, but it is filled with over 80 vendors that see everything from plants to gourmet food items to old fashioned carolers to vintage albums to trendy clothing and accessories. Just loved it.

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