Guide to Thrift Stores in the Albuquerque Area


Thrift shopping is one of my favorite hobbies. I love finding unique items at a great price. It’s also a budget-friendly way to clothes shop for your kids. I have found some pretty awesome second-hand stuff at Duke City thrift stores from designer clothing to vintage furniture and even brand new baby clothes! The next time you need to go shopping, consider hitting up one of these local thrift stores.

Check out these Albuquerque thrift stores and get some tips to help you save even more!


Various locations.

Items can be returned with receipt for store credit. The San Mateo location receives donations from local Target stores. I have found brand new Target clothing and household items for a steal! 

Family Thrift Center

1201 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112

Cash only, 50% off on and around holidays, and various special discounts offered weekly.

Thrift Town

3900 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Thrift Town has a VIP program where you can earn coupons. Check out their website for special sales promotions.  

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

4120 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110


2620 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Join the Super Savers Club to receive special discounts. Drop off clothing and household items and save 20% on your next purchase. *Terms and conditions apply.

Habitat for Humanity Restore

4900 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

This is a great place if you’re looking for bigger household items or remodeling materials such as doors, sinks, cabinets, and fixtures. 

The Salvation Army

Check their website to find a location nearest you.

The Common Good Thrift and Consignment

2902 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112

Check their Facebook page for special promotions. Closed Sunday and Monday. 

Assistance League Thrift and Furniture Shop

5211 Lomas NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Pick up a frequent shopper card to earn discounts. 

Thrift Smart: Silver Horizons NM

3100-A San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

All proceeds benefit senior citizens in New Mexico. Open Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

What Goes Around

6300 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

While technically not a thrift store, this consignment store has to be included. You can find great quality clothes and more.

Other Mothers

7200 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM

Another great consignment shop with much more than just clothes (although you could easily stock your kids’ closet with the great selection here). Find gently-used baby items, furniture, toys, and more.

Buffalo Exchange

3005 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

This trendy store located in Nob Hill specializes in men’s and women’s clothing and accessories in excellent condition. Buffalo Exchange is a consignment shop with a boutique feel, and you might just find your next vintage treasure here!

Love thrift stores? What’s the coolest thing you’ve found?

Share your favorite local spot to snag a good deal!

Originally published April 2018.

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  1. I found two button-up shirts that I love. But the best thing is a quiet hairdryer. I still have it and use the hairdryer.


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