Got a need for antiques?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top antique sources in Saint Paul, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for antiques.
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1. Junket: Tossed & Found
First on the list is Junket: Tossed & Found. Located at 2642 University Ave. West, the thrift store, which offers antiques and more, is the highest-rated antique spot in Saint Paul, boasting four stars out of 26 reviews on Yelp.
2. Mall of St. Paul
Next up is the Mall of St. Paul, situated at 1817 Selby Ave. With four stars out of 25 reviews on Yelp, the used, vintage and consignment spot, which offers antiques and home decor, has proven to be a local favorite.
Succotash, located at 781 Raymond Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the home and garden and used, vintage and consignment spot, which offers antiques and more, 4.5 stars out of 15 reviews.
4. Up Six Vintage
Up Six Vintage, a used, vintage and consignment spot that offers antiques, accessories and more, is another go-to, with four stars out of 14 Yelp reviews. Head over to 189 Snelling Ave. North to see for yourself.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Saturdays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at retail and wholesale businesses across the Saint Paul area, while Tuesdays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more customers. Last year, average daily transactions at retail and wholesale businesses rose to 20 per business on Saturdays, compared to 13 daily transactions on average on Tuesdays.