Turnabout Thrift Shop

Turnabout is a little thrift store with a big heart.  This quaint store along San Pablo Avenue is where you may run into a treasure or two in the knick knack department, as well as a reasonably-priced present for a friend.  And, since all proceeds go to a good cause, you’ll want to add this store to your regular thrift circuit in the East Bay, since inventory comes in an on-going basis.  They have some smaller furniture pieces like end tables and small dressers, then there’s the regular selection of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, rugs, curtains, kitchenware, prints and picture frames.  Their price tags are color coded, so anything that’s been there for over 3 months goes on sale.  Sometimes you can even find clothing for one dollar.

Turnabout Shop
10052 San Pablo Avenue
El Cerrito, CA  94530
(510) 525-7844

Hours:  Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Donations are always welcome!

Benefits the Berkeley Auxiliary supporting needy children, also supports Telecare – a program through Alta Bates Medical Center that telephones elderly shut-ins to boost their spirits.


  1. I believe that they are open from 12 to 4, Wed thru Sunday!

    One can sometimes find some really high items going for low prices – I love this gem of a place…

    1. Hi Mary: Thanks so much for the info about their hours. I will be sure to correct that. And I completely agree. It is a little gem of a store.

      Happy Thrifting!

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