Where to Shop in Mendoza
Collected by Tommy Alexander, AFAR Staff
Av. San Martín Sur 2875, M5501 Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, Argentina
In a country that has more cows than people, you can't visit Argentina without shopping for leather goods. Prune opened its doors in 1999 and is one of Argentina's premier brands for quality leather goods that are stylish and great value. They...
Av. Sarmiento, Capital, Mendoza, Argentina
La Peatonal is a four block pedestrian street that starts at Plaza Indpendencia and transforms into Calle Sarmiento. Restaurants, cafes and bars all have outdoor seating tucked under the shade of Mendoza’s leafy trees. Clothing boutiques,...
G Espejo 19, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Av. Arístides Villanueva 537, M5500EPA Mendoza, Argentina
This hip boutique on Aristides, part bookstore and part clothing and home-décor retailer, subliminally screams Brooklyn cool. The owner of Cosset is a culture vulture who also runs a production company called Musik+Arte with a renowned Mendocenean...
Av. Arístides Villanueva 180, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Vero Gift is an enchanting gift shop on Aristides selling handmade soaps, aromatic lotions, scented oils, and beautifully bundled toiletries. It’s the perfect place to find a thank you gift, presents to take home (La Pasionaria products are a...
Coronel Rodriguez 737, Mendoza, Argentina
Entra y Flipa, which translates to “enter and flip out” is a trendy clothing boutique on Aristides selling popular Argentine brands like Ay not dead, Maria Cher, Cora Groppo, and Retink. There is a fashionable selection of casual and evening women...
Coronel Rodriguez 737, Mendoza, Argentina
Cloter is a hip Argentine brand for pretty young things (think H&M and Forever 21) with trendy prints, sexy cuts and fashionable basics. You can add a touch of Latin flair to your wardrobe. Arístides Villanueva 129; +54 261 429 6997
Chile 898, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Winery & Company occupies an old colonial house on a leafy Mendoza street. Its old, worn wooden floors speckled with sunlight have just the right vintage feel for wine browsing. It's several rooms are stacked with wrought iron shelves featuring...
Av. Sarmiento 720, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Verolio has coined the term "restoliva" to describe their cafe on Sarmiento Street. Dedicated to all things olivicultura, Verolio is a boutique retailer of gourmet olive oils from over thirty of Mendoza's top producers including Zuccardi, Tapiz...
Gral. Espejo 300, M5502 AVJ, Mendoza, Argentina
Mendoza has suffered devastating earthquakes that have reduced the city to rubble. The earthquake of 1861 destroyed most of the city. Instead of repairing all the damage, the city decided to build a new city center southwest of the original...
Av. Las Heras, Capital, Mendoza, Argentina
Las Heras isn't Mendoza's most picturesque of avenues, but it's replete with leather shops and souvenir stores selling chotchkies and trinkets. You can pop in and out of the stores until you find something you like. Cueros Armados is worth...
Chile 1099, M5500GQM Mendoza, Argentina
This colorful boutique in downtown Mendoza is filled with novel Argentine-made gifts to buy for yourself or bring home to your family and friends. Pick up a pair of colorful alpargatas (the original version, which are cuter and cheaper than a pair...
RN144, Mendoza, Argentina
Travelers who think heaven should include golf, tennis, horseback riding, mountains, vineyards, and mouthwatering food and wine all in one place should book a stay at Algodon Wine Estates. The property rolls across 2,000 acres of picturesque...
Paseo Sarmiento 184, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Alpataco derives its name from a native bush that grows in the Mendoza province and has deep radiating roots. This family-run business believes the Alpataco bush symbolizes their mission, a store that represents Mendoza and its rich cultural...
RP82, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
Allyu Almacen is one of Latin America's largest collection of handicrafts for sale. There is also a folk museum which was founded to preserve Latin America's artisan traditions. To the native Andean peoples, the world Allyu emphasizes the...
Ruta 92 Km 13, M5565 Vista Flores, Mendoza, Argentina
La Posada del Jamón is a family-run restaurant in the Uco Valley that specializes in ham and pork dishes. They have an expansive wine cellar with over 200 labels including Monteviejo, O' Fournier, and Salentein. They also harvest their Del Tal...
San Lorenzo 490, Mendoza, Argentina
Owned by two young vegetarians, Indigo is a sanctuary of holistic health with hundreds of organic herbs, seeds, dried fruit and vegan oils. They also sell an array of health products, Chamana teas, books and meditation music. It's the perfect...
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