Wondering where to find the best florists near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top florists in Oakland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for florists.
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1. Lee's Discount Florist
First on the list is Lee's Discount Florist. Located at 3219 Grand Ave. (between Elwood and Santa Clara avenues), the florist is the highest-rated florist in Oakland, boasting five stars out of 215 reviews on Yelp.
2. Marietta Florist & Gifts
Next up is Hegenberger's Marietta Florist & Gifts, situated at 7219 International Blvd. With five stars out of 51 reviews on Yelp, the florist, balloon service and floral designer spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Moonstar Florist
Moonstar Florist, located at 288 11th St., Suite F (between Alice and Harrison streets), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the florist five stars out of 53 reviews.
4. La Nana Salon & Flowers
La Nana Salon & Flowers, a hair salon and florist in Glenview, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 56 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4224 Park Blvd. (between Edgewood and Glenfield avenues) to see for yourself.
5. Seulberger's Florist & Gifts
Check out Seulberger's Florist & Gifts, which has earned five stars out of 44 reviews on Yelp. You can find the florist, gift shop and floral designer spot at 562 14th St. (between Jefferson and Clay streets).
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 Oakland area, while Tuesdays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses manage online reviews. Last year, average daily transactions at retail and wholesale businesses climbed to 19 per business on Saturdays, compared to 12 daily transactions on average on Tuesdays.