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Philadelphia's 4 top thrift stores (that won't break the bank)

Photo: The Wardrobe Resale/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 19, 2020.

Wondering where to find the best thrift stores near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable thrift stores in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.

1. Philly AIDS Thrift

Photo: Bill M./Yelp

Topping the list is Philly AIDS Thrift. Located at 710 S. Fifth St. in Queen Village, the thrift store is the highest-rated low-priced thrift store in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 291 reviews on Yelp.

This spot offers a variety of men's and women's clothing, furniture, knick-knacks and household items, according to its website

Yelper Naomi B. wrote, "This place is a GOLD MINE! Two floors of absolutely amazing inventory. They even have a $1 section upstairs in the very, very back, and I scored a lot."

2. The Wardrobe Resale

Photo: the wardrobe resale/Yelp

Next up is Logan Square's The Wardrobe Resale, situated at 1822 Spring Garden St., Side 3. With 4.5 stars out of 58 reviews on Yelp, the thrift store and women's clothing and men's clothing spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option. 

Yelp can tell you more about The Wardrobe Resale.

In terms of signature items, "The Wardrobe is a resale store benefiting nonprofit Career Wardrobe," the business writes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. "[The spot] uses donated clothing to empower individuals to transition to work or independence." Look for items like designer and contemporary clothing. 

3. Habitat For Humanity ReStore Philadelphia

Photo: David P./Yelp

Point Breeze's Habitat For Humanity ReStore Philadelphia, located at 2318 Washington Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly furniture store and thrift store, which offers home decor and more, 4.5 stars out of 30 reviews. 

If you're hungry for more, we found these details on Yelp about Habitat For Humanity ReStore Philadelphia.

Intrigued so far?

As to what the business is known for, "This spot offers new and gently used furniture, appliances, building supplies and household items," it states on Yelp in the section about specialties. "[The shop] is a source for DIY home renovation and large and small design projects."

4. Punk Rock Flea Market

Photo: jackie m./Yelp

Punk Rock Flea Market, a thrift store in Callow Hill, is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 50 Yelp reviews. Head over to 461 N. Ninth St. to see for yourself.

This market offers clothing, records, crafts and other punk-inspired items, according to its website. 

Yelper Hungry Viki V. noted, "Probably one of the most fun flea markets I go to. There you'll find so many creative local craftsmen (and craftswomen) and amazing artists selling paintings; handmade goods, such as soaps, unique jewelry, home decor, sculptures; and printed shirts and many collectors with a nice selection of vintage items."


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