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Princeton Stores and Shopping

Shopping in Princeton and the surrounding area has never been better and MORE IMPORTANT. There is something for everyone - upscale chains, as well as unique shops and boutiques. POL Shopping Guide provides the latest information on what's new and happening with our local merchants and what boutiques are worth popping into as you stroll the streets. During this holiday season, shop LOCAL for loved ones - it's a win for your family and a win for our local shop owners!

Jump to: Women's Apparel, Jewelry, Gifts, Children's Clothing  



MarketFair has a little something for everyone! We feature the finest collection of home furnishing stores such as West Elm, BoConcept, William Sonoma and Pottery Barn. The hottest brands in fashion apparel like Anthropologie, Free People, Francesca’s, GAP and White House|Black Market. Services such as Lash Lounge, Waxing the City and Lenscrafters. Whether you want to dine in or dine and go we have delicious options for you like Season’s 52, PF Changs, Qdoba, Bobby’s Burger Palace, Corner Bakery, Bahama Breeze and Yogorino. So come see a flick at AMC, read a book at Barnes and Noble or meet a friend for coffee at Starbucks, Marketfair has all your shopping needs. Visit for event listings and sales.

    Shopping Malls  

Joe Canal's


Since 2001, Joe Canal’s Discount Liquor Outlet of Lawrenceville has been serving the Mercer County community with the largest selection of wines, spirits, and beers in the area. Our wine selection has your favorite everyday items as well as more niche offerings, such as organic and natural wines, back vintage Bordeaux and Burgundy wines, Italian Barolo and Brunello, and wines from Eastern Europe, Uruguay, Morocco, and the Middle East. Our spirits selection is highlighted by our Bourbon, Whiskey, and Single Malt offerings where you will always find something new. We carry a wide variety of domestic, imported, and craft beers, with features from local breweries and the latest craft beer releases. Planning a party, event, or corporate gifts? Our experienced staff is here to help. Visit us online or download our app to browse our inventory or place an order for curbside pickup or local delivery.

McCaffrey's Food Markets - Princeton


Exceptional. Every Day.


From hundreds of organic product offerings to our knowledgeable butchers who are available from open to close daily – we want to exceed your expectations on every visit!   Did you know that we have an on-site Catering Coordinator? We combine the highest quality, freshest ingredients for our chef-inspired menus with our years of professional catering experience. Please call our Catering Planners at 1-800-717-7174. We are available Mon - Fri, 9 - 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9am - 12pm, and by appointment.    Explore our new website – - for recipes, expert advice, event information, nutrition tips and more!

    Bakery    Breads and Pastries    Butcher    Liquor Stores    Markets    Online Groceries    Supermarkets    Wine  

Pennington Quality Market: Catering


The Catered Cuisine professionals at Pennington Quality Market make entertaining simple and fun, no matter what your budget. From the smallest gathering to the most extravagant wedding plans, we have the experience and know-how to cater every affair with elegance and style. Our catering coordinators assist you every step of the way, from choosing the perfect menu selections to those all-important presentation issues. Our Catered Cuisine chefs work their culinary magic on everything from appetizers to main entrees to desserts. If we don’t offer a menu item you desire, our chefs can prepare that special request. When the special day arrives, you’ll welcome guests and enjoy their company while our catering professionals smoothly set up, expertly prepare the offerings, serve, and quickly clean up when the festivities are done. It’s that easy. Learn more at

Pennington Quality Market…Your Market. Your Way. Every Day.

Mayflower Cleaners


“Expect The Best” is more than just our logo. We want you to feel Mayflower Cleaners of Princeton, is “The Best” dry cleaner you have ever used. Our staff has a wealth of experience and knowledge that we look forward to sharing with you.

Free Pickup and Delivery,Executive Shirt Service, Tailoring and Alterations, Same Day Service

    Dry Cleaners    Tailors  

Hamilton Jewelers


Make this holiday season a brilliant one with a gift from Hamilton Jewelers. We have something for everyone on your list. Let our gift experts help you find the perfect expression of holiday cheer. We have beautiful hostess gifts to be sure you make a great entrance and many holiday décor items to dress your festive gathering.

From precious gems and diamond jewelry to stunning timepieces, your gift list covered. For over 100 years, Hamilton has been helping clients celebrate this glittering time of year. Visit us at 92 Nassau Street or shop online conveniently at All purchases include complimentary gift wrapping and shipping. Wishing you a warm and wonderful holiday season. 1-800-5-HAMILTON.

    Accessories    Bridal Registry    Corporate Gifts    Gifts    Jewelers    Jewelry  

Terhune Orchards


Terhune Orchards is a 200-acre, family owned farm in just outside of Princeton. The Mount family has owned and operated it since 1975. Terhune Orchards is noted for its fresh, wholesome fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs, growing 25 varieties of apples and over 35 different vegetable crops, Certified Organic and conventional. The farm store is stocked with homemade cookies, fruit breads, apple crisps, apple cider donuts and fresh squeezed apple cider. Take part in Pick-Your-Own offerings, farm festivals throughout the year and visit the barnyard of animals. Visit to learn about education programs, Read & Pick series, school tours, farm camp, birthday parties and more! Gift baskets available and corporate and group event space! Terhune Orchards - enjoyed by young & old.

Open All Year, Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm.

Princeton Record Exchange


We are one of the top-ranked independent record stores in the U.S.A. and stock over 100,000 new and used LPs, CDs, and DVDs. With more than 35 years’ experience buying and selling, we can help turn your music and movies into cash today! Stop in to speak with our friendly, knowledgeable staff, or call us at 609-921-0881. We can also be found on the world-wide web at

    Music & DVDs    Vinyl Records  

Smith's Ace Hardware


Smith's Ace Hardware is your first stop for everything from hardware to bird seed. It is a 3rd generation family-run business located next to the library in the Princeton Shopping Center that offers every shopper quality, variety, and service not found in the "big box" stores. Smith's stocks electrical, plumbing, paints, kitchen wares, lawn & garden, as well as seasonal items such as Weber Gas Grills and swimming pool supplies.

    Hardware    Kitchen Supplies  

A Little Taste Of Cuba


A Little Taste of Cuba was founded in Princeton, New Jersey in 1995 with a vision to provide the ultimate smoking experience and expertise for connoisseurs and aficionados of luxury tobaccos. Our cigars and tobaccos represent the finest in limited, boutique, vintage and super-premium brands. We sell everything a great retail tobacconist should, including: cigars, cigarillos, briar pipes, meerschaum pipes, hookahs, bulk pipe tobaccos, tin pipe tobaccos, pipe tools, cigar cutters, lighters, cigar cases, humidors, humidifiers, hygrometers, air fresheners, ashtrays, and tobacco art. Above all, we stand behind our products and represent them with the expertise necessary to make your satisfaction and enjoyment paramount. We do not sell lottery tickets, vapor products, collectible figurines or sundries.


Bella Boutique


Gift luxury. Gift beauty. Gift Bella. We are here to help you find the perfect present for everyone on your list. We offer virtual shopping and free delivery, as well as a safe + sanitized in-person experience.

Hours: Mon: 10am-6pm, Tues - Friday: 10am - 7pm, Saturday: 10am - 6pm, Sunday by appointment only.

    Women's Apparel  



Dandelion is a boutique jewelry store with an affinity for hand-crafted accessories sourced honestly from around the globe with three physical store locations in Ardmore, PA, Saucon Valley, PA, and Princeton, NJ, and an ever-growing online store with exceptional selection and service. We strive to stay on the cutting edge of jewelry fashion, providing visibility for new artists and accessibility for our customers to stay ahead of the trends.

    Accessories    Gifts    Jewelry  

Dandelion Wishes


A thoughtfully curated collection of high quality, made in America handcrafted goods located in Hopewell, New Jersey. The shop features the works of local artists as well as work from around the country.

The holiday shopping season has begun - thank you all for SHOPPING SMALL and SHOPPING LOCAL! We are open for regular shopping hours Tuesday - Saturday, 11 to 6, and Sundays 12-4. We allow 3-4 people at a time in the shop. To avoid any waits, we invite you to make a private shopping appointment! Private appointments are available before 11am and after 6pm, and all day on Mondays. You'll have the shop to yourself, and you are welcome to bring a friend or two. As a way to say thank you for "scheduling" your shopping (which helps us a lot too!), we are happy to provide free gift wrapping during private shopping appointments. Visit our website to learn more, or call us at 609-460-9963. Last minute appointments are welcome!

    Accessories    Gifts    Jewelry  

Highbar Boutique


One of Princeton's newest boutiques featuring on-trend apparel, accessories, handbags, jewelry and gifts.

    Accessories    Women's Apparel  

Hiltons Princeton


Do you care about your appearance? Because if you do you ought to be familiar with Nick Hilton Princeton – one of the finest apparel stores in the country.

The Hilton family has been dressing people for four generations with a legendary level of care, expertise, and quality. In an intimate and friendly environment, the store offers a wide range of good clothes. From fine English socks and gloves to cashmere topcoats and rain coats; from the best-fitting women’s jeans and knit tops to Italian tailored suits and jackets; from the most casual khakis and tee-shirts to the finest custom-fitted sport jacket, suit or tuxedo, Nick Hilton Princeton is a local jewel with literally world-class appeal.

Homestead Princeton


Since 2012, Homestead Princeton has been providing unique custom furniture, gifts and accessories for our customers. Come visit our store near beautiful downtown Princeton NJ.

    Gifts    Home Furnishings  



99% of families polled love playing in jaZams so much they never want to leave the store! Come on in and discover the latest and greatest toys and books, and rediscover toys from your own childhood. Sleds and scooters, rockets and robots, puzzles and Playmobil, little critters and crafts. Come find a toy for any age because jaZams is fabulous fun for everyone!

    Children's Books    Toys  

Jeffrey Scott

609- 367-6290

Jeffrey Scott’s mission is to provide perfectly fitting, timeless, but modern custom clothing right at your doorstep. We strive to ensure that you are left looking and feeling your absolute best.

    Custom Menswear    Men's Apparel  

Lace Silhouettes Lingerie


Brands that women love, as well as unique items that can’t be found in department stores. At Lace Silhouettes, every woman deserves to indulge herself regardless of age, size, or price range. Intimate apparel that goes beyond the average shopping experience to truly satisfy what women want – personalized, knowledgeable service, a welcoming, comfortable environment, and affordable luxury that makes them feel beautiful and confident.

    Intimate Apparel    Lingerie  

Miya Table & Home


This is the flagship store of a 3rd generation family owned small business that imports Japanese tableware and gifts. As a family business, we have always cherished warm gatherings of family and friends, but it seems more meaningful now. After all, food is the ultimate expression of love, so why not use tableware that you love too?

Beautiful. Simple. Fun. That’s Miya.

Stop in and say hello or you can order online for in-store pickup. Hours: Monday – Tuesday: 12pm – 4pm, Wednesday – Thursday: 12pm – 5pm, Friday – Sunday 11am -5pm.

    Home Furnishings  

Orvana London


Not only will customers find serenity at Orvana, they will also find a wonderful collection of caftans, wrap and jumper-style dresses, tunics, tops, scarves, and shawls. There also is a selection of jewelry, including bracelets and necklaces in striking styles. In addition, many of the silver pieces are crafted by the artisans of the Zuni reservation in New Mexico. Another specialty is the collection of one-of-a-kind, traditional pure cotton comforters in gorgeous colors and designs, handcrafted and handprinted by artisans in western India. Guaranteed to keep you warm this winter!

    Women's Apparel  

Poppy Boutique


POPPY BOUTIQUE is a charming women’s clothing and accessories shop located in downtown Pennington, New Jersey. Owner, Janice Mintz, started Poppy as a “pop-up” boutique in the Spring of 2015 with a small collection that was met with great enthusiasm. After relocating into several more long term pop-up locations over the past several years, in 2019 Poppy Boutique moved into its bricks and mortar retail location at 8 North Main Street in Pennington. OUR SIGNATURE is a fresh collection of original, unique, fun fashion each season with a focus on comfort and affordability. Our goal is to provide a special retail experience that is warm and service-oriented in every way. We love working with our customers to make sure they find just the right pieces to help them LOOK FABULOUS and FEEL HAPPY!

    Women's Apparel  

Princeton Corkscrew


The Princeton Corkscrew Wine Shop offers one of the best selections of hand-crafted, family–owned wines you will ever find... Anywhere. We look for integrity in the winemakers and importers we select for the shop. Over the last eight years we have built strong relationships with particular growers and winemakers who we feel best express the vineyards and regions their grapes come from in the wines they produce. Our entire shop is temperature controlled day and night to preserve the quality of the wines in our inventory and we work with importers who share this same philosophy. The international selection offers outstanding values and includes hard-to-find wines from little-known producers from all over the world.

    Liquor Stores    Wine  



By definition, Rouge exemplifies stylish beauty from the inside out, with pops of red “rouge” of course. Founded in 2002 in the heart of downtown Princeton, New Jersey, Rouge has evolved from an intimate lingerie and apothecary gem to a much more expansive haven for ready to wear labels from across the globe. Curated by Buyer and fashion industry veteran, Collie Jennings, Rouge seeks out hard-to-find innovative designers breaking boundaries of artistic direction, storytelling, and interpretation of timeless feminine style.

Sourland Cycles


Sourland Cycles is a different kind of bike shop. It's a shop where the commitment to women riders is refreshingly unique. Where brands are different - GIANT, BMC, Linus, Pedego Electric bikes with custom designed road bikes and tandem bikes are offered through Independent Fabrication and Tandems East. Where quality bikes for kids start at $185, and for adults at $350. Where our bike fitter, Kerri Croland, is on hand to help you get more from your cycling. Where classes are offered on how to ride, where to ride, maintenance, and yoga. Where service is exceptional - our head mechanic, Tom Cooper, is pro race-certified, yet practical tool guy.

Sourland Cycles services all models and guarantees every bike we repair and will not accept payment if you are not satisfied with a repair, tune-up or adjustment. Pickup and delivery service from your home or workplace.

    Bike Shops    Sporting Goods  

The Bear and the Books


Bobbie Fishman, formerly of Micawber Books and Labyrinth Books in Princeton, has opened The Bear and the Books, a children's bookstore in Hopewell. The store offers a wide selection of books for children and young adults--beautiful picture books, stories of faraway places, books about the earth and sky and sea, books of cars and trucks and things with wings, books that rhyme, books that tickle, books that will make you cry, books that will keep you company: books to grow up with.

The Bear and the Books is now open to one customer family at a time. Anyone who enters must be masked and must sanitize hands at the door. You may also call 609-466-1166 to make an appointment.

    Bookstores    Children's Books  

The Front Porch


The Front Porch is located at 24 South Main Street, Pennington, New Jersey. It is the perfect place to find invitations, personalized holiday cards, baby, women, men, children, wedding, shower, & hostess gifts. Don't forget to ask for our free signature gift wrap. Visit our expanded baby department for shower, newborn and birthday gifts. Make that baby gift even more special with an embroidered personalization and wait until you see our beautiful free baby wrap. New items arriving daily, many made in the USA. Check out our greeting cards....they're so pretty you could frame them. Can't decide what to cards available. Too busy to shop, let us help you over the phone. Tired of shopping on-line where no one knows your name? At The Front Porch everyone knows your name! Shop where Our Customers become Our Friends, The Front Porch, Pennington. 609.737.0071. Open 7 days a week for your shopping convenience.



What sets the ZOË boutique apart from its look-a-likes is the unique collection of designers, ranging from Chloé to Dense Lente, Zimmermann to Alexander Wang, Nili Lotan to Ulla Johnson. From chic denim labels - MOTHER and RE/DONE to Woolrich coats and Golden Goose sneaks - Zoe has you covered!

    Accessories    Handbags    Jewelry    Party Dresses    Shoes    Women's Apparel