Note: Wondering if thrift stores in San Antonio are open? Some have reopened since the governor’s most recent orders. Others are still doing curbside. We recommend you independently verify before you decide to visit any.
There are so many reasons to thrift, it just doesn’t make sense to buy new! If you’re looking to support charities, keep useable items from the landfill, reduce your carbon impact, and save a dime, thrifting is absolutely for you.
San Antonio has so many options for thrift, consignment, resale, and vintage, it can be hard to know where to shop. We’ve done all the legwork for you.
Read more below for our big list of the Best Thrift Stores in San Antonio:
Texas Thrift– This chain thrift store has several locations around San Antonio. They carry men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, toys, books, household items, furniture, and more.
Children’s Shelter Thrift Boutique– This thrift boutique supports The Children’s Shelter. You can purchase apparel, books, toys, and seasonal items.
Community Thrift– Here, you can find clothing for as cheap at 19 cents. They also carry housewares, furniture, antiques, bedding, and much more. They’re now called Thrifty’s.
Thrift Town– This thrift store has an app where you can get even more coupons and savings. They have all the usual items- clothing, housewares, jewelry, books, and more.
Thrift City– This store is huge and it’s full of clothing, toys, books, household goods, and more. They also have an app and a rewards program!
Boysville Auxiliary Thrift Shop– This non profit sells used clothing, collectibles, jewelry, furniture, books, home decor, and much more. All sales benefit the Boysville Children’s Home. They’re open every day except Sunday.
Buffalo Outlet– Some Buffalo stores also take consignment but this one is purely thrift. They carry men’s and women’s fashion and accessories.
Second Chances Thrift Shop– This thrift supports the Helotes Humane Society so if you’re an animal lover, this is the spot for you. They have books, clothing, housewares, antiques, and more.
Green Door Thrift Shoppe– Supporting St. Luke’s, the Green Door sells used clothing, housewares, jewelry, small furniture, and more. They’re closed on Mondays.
RMYA Thrift Shop– This charity- based organization supports services for abused and neglected youth. They sell clothing, furniture, housewares, books and movies, bedding, and much more.
Uniquely Yours Resale– This shop is best for folks looking for books, antiques, collectibles, home decor, and furniture. They also have clothing for mature women.
Hill Country Family Services Thrift Store and Warehouse– Another great spot in Boerne. Tons of deals and a cool mural to take photos in front of for Instagram.
Vintage & Antique
The Come Up– For vintage finds from the 80s and 90s, you can’t beat The Come Up. Their inventory is carefully curated so don’t expect it to be like shopping at Goodwill. This store is perfect for lovers of retro clothing.
Grey Moon Vintage– This curated vintage shop offers high- end clothing finds spanning the globe. You can get just about any style for a great price. They’ll be undergoing renovations soon but their IG shop is always open.
Hello Tallulah– This boutique vintage shop focuses on rockabilly, pin up, and 50s fashion for all sizes. They also have gorgeous handmade jewelry.
Karolina’s Antiques– Voted one of the best antique stores in San Antonio, Karolina’s is owned by a local family who loves the flea market feel. They sell furniture, home decor, accessories, art, shoes, and much more.
Montage– This upscale store offers men’s and women’s clothing which is 20 years older or more. They also carry accessories and jewelry.
Canela Vintage– Vintage can be expensive but Canela is totally reasonable. They have many vintage styles for both men and women. This is how you find awesome vintage clothes without spending tons of cash or time.
The Junction Antiques– This shop sells everything from vintage lamps and art to furniture and clothing. They’re located at 1704 Blanco Rd.
Clothes Mentor– This women’s consignment shop buys and sells current styles in good condition. They specialize in women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. Just bring what you want to sell, freshly cleaned and in a basket (no trash bags), and they’ll give you a quote. You can shop, sell, or both!
Once Upon a Child– Here, you can buy and sell gently used name brand children’s items. They have it all from clothing to baby gear to educational toys and activities.
Plato’s Closet– This chain store specializes in contemporary youth men’s and women’s clothing and accessories from name brands. Bring your ID.
Too Good to be Threw– Specializing in fashion and furniture, this location wants to be clear that they are not a thrift store. They offer high- end consignment from brands like Prada, Gucci, Ethan Allen, and Basset. They also have a niche in designer wedding gowns. If you want to save the planet without sacrificing your upscale brands, shop here.
Kid to Kid– This chain consignment store offers gently used kids and babies clothing, gear, accessories, and more. They have three locations in San Antonio.
The Garment Exchange– Shop and sell trendy, contemporary women’s clothing at this consignment shop. They offer name brands in perfect condition. They’re picky but they offer one of the best return rates- up to 50%.
Second Looks– Yes, men’s consignment exists! This shop specializes in upscale second hand men’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. Their favorite brands are Armani, Polo, Bobby Jones, and more. Their prices are up to 90% off of retail.
Nearly New Resale Boutique– This secondhand store specializes in name brand and high end fashion and accessories for women. They also carry plus sizes, jewelry, home decor, and furniture.
Upscale Cheapskate– Here, you can buy, sell, and trade. They sell clothing, bags, shoes, and other accessories by name brands. Plus, they pay cash on the spot for what you want to sell or you can get 25% more in store credit immediately. We saved one of the best for last!
Did we miss your favorite thrift or consignment shop? Tell us about it in the comments:
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