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Published on April 01, 2020
The 4 best gift shops in RaleighLucky Tree | Photo: Holly K./Yelp

Looking to visit the top gift shops around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top gift shops in Raleigh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for gift shops.

Spring is the top season of the year for consumer spending at retail and wholesale businesses across the Raleigh area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of software and email marketing services for small businesses. Daily spending at Raleigh-area retail and wholesale businesses grew to $297,750 for the metro area in the spring of last year, 5% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Lucky Tree

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First on the list is Lucky Tree. Located at 3801 Hillsborough St., Suite 137 in Wade, the art gallery and gift shop, which also offers coffee, tea and more, is the highest-rated gift shop in Raleigh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 81 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Green Monkey

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Next up is Glenwood South's The Green Monkey, situated at 1217 Hillsborough St. With five stars out of 28 reviews on Yelp, the gift shop and jewelry spot, also serving beer, wine and spirits and more, has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Penzeys Spices

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Glenwood South's Penzeys Spices, a location of the chain located at 2038 Clark Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the gift shop and gourmet food spot 4.5 stars out of 29 reviews.

4. The Zen Succulent

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The Zen Succulent, a gift shop that offers home decor and more in Central, is another go-to, with four stars out of 10 Yelp reviews. Head over to 208 S. Wilmington St. to see for yourself.


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