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Stainton's - Gallery of Shops

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Still a classic

This has always been a special place. Mr. Stainton was a a wonderful person and this business... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
heavenward2015
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Ocean City, New Jersey
Great selection

Can't believe any negative reviews, we found a great variety of things for every age group. A... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Rich C
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Pine Beach, New Jersey
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Stainton's offers a collection of more than 70 distinctive shops, each offering an array of unusual and unique merchandise. Many items are one of a kind. Browsing our floor, you'll find a variety of merchant displays including jewelry, candles, art...more
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810 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3607
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

This has always been a special place. Mr. Stainton was a a wonderful person and this business remains a classic

Date of experience: December 2017
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Nicole F, Manager at Stainton's - Gallery of Shops, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. We appreciate you continuing to shop with us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Can't believe any negative reviews, we found a great variety of things for every age group. A little skimpy on men's things but must be over 50 vendors. Clean and well stocked. The sales people helped us get items out of reach. Very friendly. A...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Rich C
Nicole F, Manager at Stainton's - Gallery of Shops, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thanks so much for the nice review, Rich! We're so happy you enjoyed your shopping experience with us. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is so convenient for purchasing gifts. It is a nice place to just walk around and see how each area is decorated

Date of experience: November 2017
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Nicole F, Manager at Stainton's - Gallery of Shops, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thanks so much for stopping in, and for leaving such a nice review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Big place with various merchandise including collectables and much more. Bathrooms there so you can spend plenty time there. In middle of town near places to eat.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Nicole F, Owner at Stainton's - Gallery of Shops, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We hope to see you again some day soon!

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Far too many downtowns have substantial store fronts which are vacant. Stainton's is a prime example of how to keep residents and tourists coming downtown to shop. On every trip to Ocean City we stop for grandchildren's gifts, home decor items, local books and craft...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Management response:Responded 28 September 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review, Larry! We're truly grateful to be one of your favorite stops when you visit Ocean City. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Unusual merchandise pleasantly displayed. Great roaming. Take your time to really look at the merchandise. Everytime I went to browse I would up purchasing something.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank carolesouth
Management response:Responded 4 December 2016

Thanks so much for your review! We love to carry unique and handcrafted items you won't find just anywhere.

Reviewed 18 August 2016

You can get quite a variety of things, from BBQ and hot sauces, to unique greeting cards, to quite a few different price points of jewelry. They have local handmade pottery, soaps, flags, and puzzles, a little bit of everything, but a much nicer quality...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank juliat842
Management response:Responded 21 August 2016

Thanks so much for the kind review! We really appreciate you taking the time to let people know about us.

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stroll through this large space with an eye out for wonderful gifts. Spaces are set up by vendors to display their wares. Payment is made at one central counter. Love that the Cricket Box maintains are large area here. Always my favorite stop in OC...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Karen C
Management response:Responded 21 August 2016

We really appreciate you stopping by and taking the time to post this review. (And we love The Cricket Box, too!)

Reviewed 11 May 2016

While I miss the old Stainton's Department Store that occupied four floors of this building for many years, I do enjoy shopping the many different vendors located on the first floor. There is always something new and lots of "must haves" here.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank 1020OceanAve
Management response:Responded 21 August 2016

Thanks for the kind review! We're so grateful you gave our marketplace a try and enjoyed it enough to let people know.

Reviewed 1 April 2016

Visiting from overseas to see our extended family, we were taken by them to this interesting gallery of shops. It was apparently once a department store, but now many local craftsmen have stalls here. We bought some lovely gifts to take home including some Cape...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Nicole F, Manager at Stainton's - Gallery of Shops, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

We're a little late in saying so, but thank you so much for your kind review! We appreciate it, and we hope to see you again soon!

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