Best of Truckee – Retail / Shopping/ Services
Best Art GalleryVrooman GalleryOwner: Judith VroomanAddress: 10118 Donner Pass Road(Historic Downtown Truckee)Phone: 530-587-7694Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10am – 6pm, Sun. 10am – 5pmOriginal fine art and prints featuring photography, paintings,jewelry, art glass and ceramics, American fine crafts, localartists work also featured.Best ArtistAlanna HughesAddress: Riverside Studios, 10023 RiversidePhone: 530-320-1799Born in San Francisco, CA, Alanna currently lives in the WesternSierra Nevada Mountains. She first became interested in potteryby chance while attending San Francisco State University. Aftercompleting her degree in psychology in 1993, Alanna continuedher study in ceramics. Drawn to the elements of Earth, Air,Water and Fire, she enjoys creating elegant forms whilemaintaining the true raw nature of clay.These days you will find Alanna teaching pottery at the TruckeeRecreation Center or working on her art at Riverside Studios inDowntown Truckee. Alanna was part of the group that formedthe studios in 2002.Best BookstoreBookshelf at Hooligan RocksOwner: Deborah F. LaneAddress: 11310 Donner Pass Road (Safeway Center)Phone: 530-582-0515Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 9:30am – 7pm,Fri.-Sat. 9:30am – 8pmBookstore featuring bestsellers, regional titles, childrens books,gifts and cards.Best FloristBlooms and ZoomsOwner: Gail HolbrookAddress: 11401 Donner Pass Road, Suite CPhone: 530-550-0442Hours: Winter Mon.-Fri. 10am – 5pmSummer Mon.-Sat. 10am – 6pmBlooms and Zooms is a full service flower shop offering uniqueand traditional arrangements.Our exceptional staff works hard to create individualizeddesigns to showcase your personality.Blooms and Zooms also offers portrait and event photographywith creative digital imaging to enhance your photos andalbums.Best Bike ShopPacos Bike & SkiOwner: Paco LindsayAddress: 11200-6 Donner Pass Road (Safeway Center)Phone: 530-587-5561Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 6pmPacos is a complete, full service bicycle shop owned andoperated since 1979 by Paco Lindsay.Known as a store rich in a road bike background andexpertise, and also offering a diverse line of mountain bikesfor the hard core riders to the family riders.Recognized for their large selection of cycling clothing, andcycling accessories.Also known for their full service repair department and anextensive offering of bike parts. Mountain and road bikerentals offered.Best Gift ShopTruckee Variety Co.Owner: Jan Adrian SuhAddress: 10088 Donner Pass Road(Historic Downtown Truckee)Phone: 530-587-3117Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9:30am – 5:30pmFri.-Sun. 10am – 6pmTruckee Variety Co. has been a favorite shopping experiencewith locals and tourists for over 20 years.We carry a unique selection of items which include gifts, toys,Tshirts,crafts, candy and much more.Best Grocery Store,Safeway, Inc.Address: 11290 Donner Pass Road (Safeway Center)Phone: 530-582-7950Hours: Daily, 24 hoursFull service grocery store, pharmacy, deli, bakery and florist.Best Hardware/Building Supply StoreMountain Hardware & SportsOwners: Employee-OwnedAddress: 11320 Donner Pass RoadPhone: 530-587-4844Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7am – 7pm, Sun. 8am – 6pmMountain Hardware & Sports is a full service hardware storeproviding a wide assortment of home accessories and sportinggoods. Our services include expert paint matching, free localdelivery, lock rekeying and key cutting, weekly in-season fishingreports and much, much more!Best Wine ShopFlorians Fine Wines & Specialty FoodsOwners: Ron & Patti FlorianAddress: 11260-1 Donner Pass Road (Safeway Center)Phone: 530-550-0802Hours: Daily 10am – 7pmOur mission is to provide our customers with a selection ofwines that have unique qualities, limited production and agreat value so our customers can enjoy wine everyday.Florians currently carries over 400 different wines. Importedwines from regions of Italy, France, Germany, Australia and NewZealand. Domestic wines form Napa, Sonoma, Sierra Foothills,Monterey County and the Paso Robles area.We are also proud ofour selection of Champagnes, Dessert Wines and Port. Floriansalso offers the largest selection of imported and domesticcheeses in town and dont miss our selection of beer, over 200varieties. Dont forget to ask about joining our wine club.Best Jewelry StoreBob Roberts JewelersOwner: Paul F. ElyAddress: 10056 Donner Pass Road(Historic Downtown Truckee)Phone: 530-587-5757Hours: Daily 10am – 6pmManufacturing and retail custom jewelry store, and art gallery.On site jewelry repairs and custom designing. Featuring BobRoberts Copyright People Jewelry,Tommy Bahama andKenneth Cole watches. Fine precious gems from around theworld.Best Auto Repair ShopThe Auto & Tire DoctorOwner: John LamoreuxAddress: 12000 Pioneer TrailPhone: 530-587-2178Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8am – 5pm, Sat. 9am – 3pmSpecializing in complete automotive repairs, foreign anddomestic, auto and light trucks.Services include smog inspection, expert brake service, enginesand emission repair, air-conditioning, alignments, full service lubeoil, four wheel drives complete the line of service.Best Clothing Store – MenCabonasOwner: Stefanie OlivieriAddress: 10100 Donner Pass Road(Historic Downtown Truckee)Phone: 530-587-3161Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10am – 5:30pm, Sat. 10am – 6pm,Sun. 10am – 5pmTruckees oldest retailer of mens and womens qualitysportswear.Best Clothing Store – WomenSchne SachenOwner: Erika LaPointAddress: 10164 Donner Pass Road, Suite 1(Historic Downtown Truckee)Phone: 530-550-9876Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10am – 6pm, Sun. 10am – 5pmLocated at our new downtown Truckee location, SchneSachen is ever-changing and full with the newest fun,contemporary clothing, shoes and accessories.We specialize in customer service and look forward toseeing you!Best Clothing Store – ChildrenThe TreehouseOwner: Lindy KramerAddress: 10104 Donner Pass Road(Historic Downtown Truckee)Phone: 530-587-4883Hours: Daily 9:30am – 5:30pmThe Treehouse specializes in great clothing and toys fornewborns through size 16. They have happily served Truckeecustomers for over 25 years.Their experienced and friendlystaff is always pleased to help you find the perfect gift oroutfit.Best Clothing Store – OutdoorPortersOwners: John Chapman & FamilyAddress: 11391 Deerfield DrivePhone: 530-587-6363Hours: Daily 8am – 6pmSince 1960 Porters has been serving all of your outdooractivity needs. So whether its your ski or snowboard needs,wakeboard or skateboard, hiking, clothes, shoes, swimsuits,sunglasses or whatever you might need to play in our greatbackyard called Tahoe come check us out!Best Nursery/LandscapeVillager NurseryOwners: Sarah J.Trebilcock, Eric C. Larusson, Robert W.VanDykeAddress: 10768 Donner Pass Road(just off I-80 in Central Truckee)Phone: 530-587-0771Hours: Open year-round with longer hours in springand summer, shorter hours in winterThe regions most concerned and knowledgeable garden center.For 31 years they have watched other stores sell the wrongplants to Truckee homeowners. As wasted purchases freeze,crumple and die, homeowners believe nothing grows inTruckee.Villager Nursery knows what thrives in your part of Truckee.They survive because their customers return to them ravingabout their successes.Best Ski/Board ShopTotally BoardOwners: Dana & Kristin BurleyAddress: 10060 Bridge Street (Historic Downtown Truckee)Phone: 530-582-1584Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm, in season 9am – 7pmTotally Board is a specialty retail store dedicated to boardsports. It is owned and operated by people who live thelifestyle.We sell snowboards, skateboards, wakeboards and allthe accessories that go along with it.Customer satisfaction is our #1 goal.Best Home Interior/Accessories StoreMountain Hardware & SportsOwners: Employee-OwnedAddress: 11320 Donner Pass RoadPhone: 530-587-4844Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7am – 7pm, Sun. 8am – 6pmMountain Hardware & Sports is a full service hardware storeproviding a wide assortment of home accessories and sportinggoods. Our services include expert paint matching, free localdelivery, lock rekeying and key cutting, weekly in-season fishingreports and much, much more!Best Sporting Good StoreMountain Hardware & SportsOwners: Employee-OwnedAddress: 11320 Donner Pass RoadPhone: 530-587-4844Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7am – 7pm, Sun. 8am – 6pmMountain Hardware & Sports is a full service hardware storeproviding a wide assortment of home accessories and sportinggoods. Our services include expert paint matching, free localdelivery, lock rekeying and key cutting, weekly in-season fishingreports and much, much more!Best Yoga StudioBikram Yoga TruckeeOwner: Tanya Rose PaulAddress: 10775 Pioneer Trail Road #105BPhone: 530-582-4111Hours: Daily, scheduled classesBikram Yoga Truckee offers you the opportunity to build afoundation of strength and flexibility so that you may leadyour active Truckee lifestyle to the fullest. A routine of 26Hatha Yoga postures are practiced in a peaceful heatedenvironment and lead by friendly, fully certified andprofessional staff.Best Hair StylistEileen Allen, Shag Hair StudioOwner: Eileen AllenAddress: 10246 Donner Pass Road, Suite B-2(Historic Downtown Truckee)Phone: 530-582-7424Hours: Unique, tailored, flexibleLocated in an adorable nook, behind Scraps bakery, in HDT, theShag Hair Studio sells unique gifts and hair products. In hersingle chair, Eileen gives unique 1-1 customer service to herloyal clientele. With her sweet charm and wit, she maintains afull-service hair salon specializing in color creativity and personalattention.Best RealtorLil SchallerSchaller Family Real Estate Group/Dickson RealtyOwners: Don, Lil & Kane SchallerAddress: 11500 Donner Pass RoadPhone: 530-550-5007Hours: 9am – 5pm, or by appointmentSchaller Family Real Estate is dedicated to the kind of servicethat creates clients for life. Its all about the multitude of manylittle things done well and with a tender hand. 35 yearsexperience in Truckee & North Lake Tahoe real estate.
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