Shop Local This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Fear not, for there are plenty of local shops to grab last minute goodies for your Valentine. Here’s a list of our favorite local shops for sweets, all things tiny & shiny, artwork and more.


Chocolate Cartel
Two locations:
Heights – 315 Juan Tabo Blvd NE Ste A
Old Town – 111 Romero St NW


From their website: “Real chocolate addicts come back again and again for our stuff. Why? Because our fans are tired of over-priced, mediocre product in a pretty package.”

Word has it they also happen to be Mayor Keller’s favorite chocolate shop in town, NBD.

Cake Fetish
2665 Louisiana Blvd NE

The sweets & treats coming out of Cake Fetish are equally impeccable and delectable. Plus they have pup-cakes for your furry Valentine!

Q’s Cakes
2720 Central Ave SE

Q’s Cakes offers a one-stop-shop for your sweet toothed Valentine. Specials include champagne flutes, cupcake flower bouquets, chocolate shoes filled with strawberries and more.

Jewelry, Home goods & More

Retail Therapy ABQ
107 Amherst Dr SE

Retail therapy has got you covered with it comes to affordable dainty, turquoise and NM themed jewelry.

Spurline Supply Co.
800 20th St NW

We’re totally sold on the well-curated selection of locally produced treasures at Spurline. From statement jewelry & skin care to punny cards & artwork, they have something for everyone.

Etkie Jewelry
1216 4th St NW

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Etkie creates luxury cuffs handcrafted by Native American artisans. Their pieces are timeless, ethical, and designed to empower the women who make and wear them.

The Next Best Thing to Being There
1315 Mountain Rd NW

This unique shop is an eclectic mix of modern and antique home goods from fair trade artisans and businesses around the world.

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