(HOODLINE) – Wondering where to find the best toy stores near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best toy stores in Denver, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture the next time you’re in the market. toy stores.
1. The Sorcerer’s Chest
At the top of the list is the Sorcerer’s Chest. Located at 451 Broadway in Baker, the toy store, which features costumes, games and more, is Denver’s highest-rated toy store, with 4.5 stars from 159 reviews on Yelp.
The fantasy-themed toy store offers various sections over two floors, including costumes for men, women, children, and pets; books (including art and activity books); puzzles and brain teasers; magic tricks and pranks; stuffed animals and puppets; and board games. (Read more about its sections here.)
Yelper Michael G., who reviewed it on October 2, wrote, “What a gem! This store has everything a casual or hardcore board gamer could be looking for. I’m especially impressed that they have pretty much every expansion for the games they offer. I was also very impressed when a customer was approached by a friendly member of staff offering assistance and he immediately answered all their questions.
2. Fifty-two 80s
Next up is Platt Park’s Fifty-Two 80’s, located at 1874 S. Broadway. With five stars from 44 reviews on Yelp, the toy store and second-hand, vintage and consignment spot has proven to be a local favorite.
The store is 1980s themed and features many nostalgic vintage finds including action figures, collectibles, posters, old arcade games and more. The store collects its authentic items online and resells them in-store.
Will M., who reviewed it on September 22, said: “Tons of 80s memorabilia – everything from old arcade games to old board games to Star Wars and beyond. Lots of old movie memorabilia.
3. Talulah Jones
Talulah Jones of City Park West, located at 1122 E. 17th Ave., is another top pick, with Yelpers giving the toy store and gift shop, which offers jewelry and more, 4.5 stars out of 68 reviews.
While part of the store is dedicated to home decor and jewelry, more than half of the store is devoted to toys, including books, stuffed animals, dolls, wooden toys, and more.
Madeleine W., who saw him again on October 3, wrote: “This is my favorite place for children’s birthday presents. They have unique, high quality books and games. It’s not the kind of place to run around and grab a quick present, though. I love shopping here the most when I have time to walk around, browse and discover whimsical gifts hidden in the corners of the store. It’s also good for special baby gifts and quirky stocking stuffer type gifts for all ages.
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