Ten Local Shops in Jersey City to Support

Jersey City is known for its diverse and unique neighborhoods; within each, you can find locally owned small businesses to support. As you stroll, you will find shops filled with hidden gems made by passionate entrepreneurs who have poured their creativity into their businesses. Local businesses offer a unique selection of products that make memorable gifts. We have compiled a list of local shops in Jersey City for you to consider shopping for the next time you want to treat yourself or a special friend or family member! 


Hazel Baby & Kids — 199 Montgomery St. + 17 McWilliams Pl 

When it comes to shopping for your kids, Hazel Baby & Kids is the go-to destination that surpasses the offerings of chain stores. This delightful children’s boutique is committed to crafting socially responsible, environmentally friendly, and sustainable products for kids. Stepping into Hazel, you’ll discover diverse organic cotton clothing, eco-friendly bath products, and charming wooden toys. By choosing Hazel over chain stores, you provide your children with high-quality and conscientiously crafted items and support a local business dedicated to positively impacting the community and the environment.


Hound About Town – 17 McWilliams Pl. and 218 Montgomery St. 

A local favorite, Hound About Town, offers your pets a great selection of high-quality food, treats, and accessories! This pet store has special treats to celebrate your pet’s special day or holiday favorites to keep your pet spoiled all year. Check out their two locations in Jersey City, where their staff is always ready to help you customize the needs of your furry loved ones! 


Into the Void – 117 Brunswick St

If you’re looking for a great cup of coffee while checking out our local antiques in Jersey City, Into the Void is your spot! You will find a diverse collection of antiques that would make a great new showpiece on your shelf or a special gift for a friend or family member. 


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Kanibal & Co. — 197 Montgomery St. 

The owners of Kanibal & Co. have always imagined their shop as a way to create a partnership with the local community to help elevate handmade and honor processes and bring back a sense of whimsy into decorating oneself and one’s home. You can get lost in all the gems you stumble upon at this shop.  It is a great spot to go to for a gift for a special friend or family member or simply if you want to treat yourself! 


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Living Room JC — 277 Newark Ave. 

Living Room is a local modern home goods store inclusively curated for the whole family. This shop is women-owned and hosts events to bring kids together! You can find something for anyone in your family, from scented candles to kids’ toys, intentionally designed greeting cards, and more!


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Noellery – 321 Grove St

If you want to accessorize, this local jewelry spot is where you will want to be! This shop carries many goods, from earrings and sunglasses to purses to match any outfit. Here, you will find unique jewelry pieces you want to buy for a special gift or add to your jewelry collection. 


Spell Bathing – 351 MLK Drive, Container #3

Aish is the founder of Spell Bathing. Her goal is to become a leader in sustainable skincare, inspiring individuals to prioritize their self-care routine while being mindful of the environment. She aims to create a world where sustainability and self-care go together. Her love for creating skincare products ranging from soaps, body butter, and masks started at age six when she wanted to confront beauty standards that had worsened her insecurities, leading her to discover natural skincare. 


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The Lucky Honeybee – 487 Palisade Ave. 

Lucky Honeybee creates thoughtfully designed, eco-friendly candles, soaps and apothecary goods. This local shop pays close attention to details, has ethically sourced goods and is a big advocate for recycling content for their packaging. You can feel good about where you shop from by doing your part in helping the environment! This shop is known for its hand-crafted candles. 


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The Grind General Store – 293 Suydam Ave

This local general store offers more than your go-to needs. In addition to delicious sandwiches, it sells unique, highly curated goods, including candles, chocolates, The Grind Shop gear, and more. To help promote other local small businesses, the store features products from them. The Grind General Store and the Grind Shop are essential to the Bergen-Lafayette community in Jersey City, offering a place for neighbors to come together! 


Word Book Store – 29 McWilliams Pl

A favorite Jersey City bookstore, Word has various genres for you to enjoy your reading! They also offer many events and book clubs to join if you want to meet new people while discovering new books. Whether you’re interested in hard copies or audiobooks, they have you covered! 


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Have a favorite local shop not listed? We love hearing what your favorite spots are!


Arati Patel
Author: Arati Patel

Arati is a professional immersed in the environmental and animal welfare field. In her free time, she enjoys walking and spending time with shelter dogs, exploring the outdoors, and always ready to find a new coffee shop. A born and raised Jersey City local, she considers herself a life-long learner who is ready to write and craft inspiring stories to share with everyone!