Interested in checking out the newest businesses to open in Mission Valley West? From a designer brand to a sock store, read on to see the newest destinations to open for business in this area of San Diego.
Yves Saint Laurent
7007 Friars Road
Yves Saint Laurent is a spot to score accessories, men's clothing and women's clothing.
Located in the Fashion Valley Mall, it is the first San Diego location for the designer brand.
Yelp users are generally positive about the couture store, which currently holds four stars out of five reviews on the site.
Yelper Irma M., who reviewed Yves Saint Laurent on Jan. 8, wrote, "So excited YSL is in San Diego but even more excited for this sales team. Joey helped me do all my holiday shopping with zero pressure or hassle. Everyone is so nice and remembered my name every time I went in."
Yelper Tigerlily C. wrote, "So glad they finally have a YSL store in San Diego. I love the brand. The store was nicely organized and the sales associates were very nice."
Yves Saint Laurent is open from 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.–7 p.m. on Sunday.
1235 Hotel Circle South, Suite C
Nova's current Yelp rating of four stars out of five reviews indicates the newcomer is finding its way, but it's still early days.
Yelper Genoveva R., who reviewed Nova on March 3, wrote, "They have available desks, comfy chairs, a PA system and a projector. The best part is the privacy! This place is in a tucked away in a cul-de-sac, so it's very quiet and private."
Alejandro A. noted, "I had a gaming meetup here and it was the easiest thing ever. All I had to do was invite my guests and show up — Nova did everything else. They were the cheapest venue in San Diego and I will keep hosting my meetups here. Their tiki bar is lit!"
Nova is open from 8 a.m.–10 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m.–10 p.m. on weekends.
7055 Friars Road
North Italia is an Italian spot, offering pizza, pasta and more. The Fashion Valley Mall location is the first San Diego outpost of a planned two for the national chain.
On the menu, look for burrata, white truffle garlic bread, pizzas including a chef's choice, spaghetti and meatballs, roasted mushroom tortelloni, grilled branzino and braised short rib. Gluten-free options are available for pizza and spaghetti dishes.
The new eatery currently holds four stars out of 205 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.
Yelper Melissa M., who reviewed North Italia on March 3, wrote, "The white truffle garlic bread is a must — it's completely delicious, crispy and perfect. The homemade bolognese pasta was so good. For that delicious food, the price is worth it."
Jen H. noted, "This modern Italian chain combines handcrafted, fresh made ingredients that pays attention to all the details, in combination with excellent service, clean crisp romantic yet modern and chic interior, and a mixture of well developed flavors that are paired very well."
North Italia is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 11 a.m.–11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
California Sock Company Fashion Valley
7007 Friars Road, Suite 733
California Sock Company is a new store in the Fashion Valley Mall to score socks and onesies.
The store is known for its a wide selection of socks, including the Stance collection, a brand of unique athletic performance socks with vibrant designs.
The sock shop's current rating of 4.5 stars out of nine reviews on Yelp indicates positive attention from users.
Yelper Sarah C., who reviewed California Sock Company Fashion Valley on Feb. 2, wrote, "So many designs and themes — there is truly something for everyone. It's my go-to gift spot. The staff is always upbeat, professional and never pushy. Family owned and ran on integrity, a must visit store."
Yelper J D. added, "Thousands of different really cool socks available, awesome music playing, amazingly friendly and helpful staff that clearly love their job, and just an overall very well-run business from top to bottom!"
California Sock Company Fashion Valley is open from 10 a.m.–9 p.m. on Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.–7 p.m. on Sunday.