14071 E. Iliff Ave., Aurora, CO, US, 80014-1404
- Phone: (303) 755-8000
- Fax: (303) 755-4041
Located downtown in Sakura Square, the Pacific Mercantile Company imports a wide variety of Asian grocery items including noodles, rice, seasonings, frozen food, cooking utensils, Sanrio products and more. The shop looks more like something one would find in San Francisco, or Seattle's Pike Street market. Nevertheless, the selection is the best in the Denver area. Because it is so un-Denver like, it is just fun to roam around this store. Sakura Square also has a Japanese gift shop and bookstore.
Whether you are in search of an old map for decorative wall purposes or for historic reasons, this antique cartography shop can probably satisfy your pursuit. The Old Map Gallery carries maps of the United States as well as individual state maps, many of which date back to the 1700s. There are also period maps of just about every country in the world, including such tiny lands as Sri Lanka and mystical Tibet. The shop tries to carry old books by Hemingway and such, but its selection is small at best.
The mall is a mile-long, tree-lined promenade stretching through the heart of downtown. Bustling with street vendors, souvenir shops, clothing and jewelry stores, and a plethora of bars and restaurants, this energetic strip offers plenty of variety. The Denver Pavilions, at the entrance of the mall, is a new open air-shopping plaza filled with trendy chains, including the Denver edition of the Hard Rock Café. The D & F Tower, a 325-foot (100-meter) replica of the Campanile (bell tower) in Venice, graces the center of the mall. The Tabor Center adds to the shopping enthusiasm. Free shuttles provide transportation up and down the mall, allowing for convenient cross-town sightseeing.
The Tabor Center, located on the 16th Street Mall, is a two-block, glass structure housing a small shopping galleria and the Westin Hotel Tabor Center. An expansion and renovation to the Center has added the mammoth ESPN Fun Zone. The complex sports a variety of ever-changing specialty stores peddling fashion, accessories, cards, gifts, toys and games. The food court is a happening lunch destination, but for something more upscale try the popular Cheesecake Factory, or the stylish Palm Restaurant.
Munchy fanatics love this shop for its hefty selection of muffins, cinnamon rolls, cream cheese and fruit filled croissants, brownies and bagels. Coffee, tea (hot or iced), and fresh squeezed orange juice and lemonade make for perfect liquid accompaniments. Fruit and salads are available for those who have already met their sweet intake for the day. For the the health-minded there are also plenty of sandwiches including the turkey cranberry and albacore tuna. Enjoy your meal at a table or take it to go as you wander the 16th Street Mall.
Carving its niche in the fashion industry and through the years becoming a familiar name when it comes to legit Western gear, Rockmount Ranch Wear, is a must for all things cowboy. Beginning its legacy way back in 1946 in downtown Denver, the family business designed and developed clothing ranges built both for comfort and style. The Rockmount's signature shirt even forms part of the exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution and pieces from their collection have been worn by all our outback heroes, both latest and greatest, including Woody Harrelson, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid and Kiefer Sutherland. The line has stayed steady on its course by including options for women and children as well. And the accessories section is made complete by their range of hats - in both felt and straw, belts, boots, scarves and more. For more on their collection, dawdle through their website or stop by their store.
A variety of taper candles in every color are available at this specialty shop. Blown glass, mobiles, menorahs, and iron sculptures are other creative ways to display the scented votive and taper candles from this company. A full line of aromatherapy candles are available and include grapefruit, geranium, and orange to inspire love and sensuality, and lemon grass, lavender, rose and jasmine to illicit peaceful dreams. Everything in this shop is conducive for adding mood and atmosphere to your house.
This jewelry shop, which has been in Denver since 1924, sells such a dazzling array of emeralds and other jewels that some women might reconsider claiming diamonds as their only best friend. In addition to diamonds it also carries fine cut crystal vases, Hummel figurines, silver baby spoons, gold, silver, picture frames, platinum and other gemstones in beautiful settings. If you want something that is truly one-of-a-kind, have them make a custom setting to suit your taste. Watch repair and engraving is also offered.
Located on the 16th Street Mall, this two-story shop packed with Colorado collectibles, souvenirs and gifts, is a tourist haven. Coon-tail hats will bring out the Wild Bill in you, and bolo ties will give you a down-home look. T-shirts and warm moccasins are also available. Add a southwestern look to your home with glass window hangings, carved wood sculptures, clocks, dream catchers, pottery and wind chimes. You can even infuse your garden with a bit of Colorado by taking home some Rocky Mountain wildflower seeds.
Wines Off Wynkoop features remarkable wines from around the world while maintaining a diverse selection of vintages to meet any budget. Wine tastings are offered regularly and the skilled staff welcomes the opportunity to turn beginners into connoisseurs. This wonderful wine shop also offers accessories such as carafes and corkscrews and a large selection of spirits and special microbrews for any occasion. Merlots, chardonnays, zinfindels and cabernets are all there.
Interesting souvenirs made from reclaimed farming equipment make up the landscape of this novelty store. Iron wind chimes made from cowbells and Western Flyer bicycles hang from the ceiling. You can brush up on your local history or spice up your sightseeing with informative overview books. Warm yourself in fleece pants or keep your drink cool with a Colorado inscribed drink holder. Preserve your memories with T-shirts, sweat shirts, shot glasses and bells with Bronco, Denver and Colorado insignias.
This multi-faceted gallery features comfortable and sophisticated casual clothes in silk and cashmere making it perfect for women in search of something stylish and smart. Women can also accessorize favorite outfits with detailed jewelry, hats, scarves and handbags. Or if it is something for the house that is needed there are plenty of home decor items such as china and glassware to select from. Collectibles range from figurines to waterfalls and make this store a visual delight. Call for opening hours.