Long Island Thrift Shops

Where to Find Thrift Shops on Long Island

Thrift shops have been around for a very long time, but in a shaky economy, these economical stores have a broader appeal. Most thrift shops offer clothing and shoes, but others feature household items and furniture as well. Here’s a sampling of some of the thrift shops on Long Island.

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    Island Thrift

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    700 Suffolk Avenue, Brentwood

    This mega-store is filled with bargain clothing and shoes for men, women and children, furniture and home decorations, as well as books, toys, jewelry, seasonal items and some furniture. There are half-price specials for items with a designated ticket color of the day.

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    342 Central Avenue, Lawrence NY, (516) 569-0510, thriftshopncjw@optonline.net

    Clothing, housewares, appliances, books, more.

    Shopping Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed.: 9:30 a.m. -3:45 p.m., Thurs.: 9:30 a.m. - 7:45 p.m., Fri.: 9:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

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    Selden Thrift

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    614 Middle Country Road, Selden, NY, (631) 736-3979.

    Yet another supermarket-sized sister store to Island Thrift (and the now closed Northern Thrift.) Selden Thrift sells "all the usual suspects" in places like these: lots of clothing and shoes in a wide range of sizes and for all age ranges, furniture, household items and lots more.

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    1395 Old Northern Boulevard, Roslyn, (516) 621-4890

    Find discounted, used clothing for men, women, and children, as well as end-of-season sales throughout the year. The basement features shoes as well as housewares.

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    Twin Pines Consumer Association Thrift Shop

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    382 Main Street, Port Washington, (516) 883-9777.

    Both new and gently used clothing, books, household items and some furniture.

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    525 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY, (516) 338-1760

    This store is the size of a supermarket and features just about everything you can think of: men's, women's and children's clothes. Almost all of the clothes are in good condition and very clean. The prices range from super-cheap to reasonable.

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    3041 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY, (516) 731-1727 (See above listing for sister store in Westbury.)

    This store sells wedding dresses, shoes and boots, household goods, electronics, artwork, sports equipment, and all manner of tchotches for the kitchen and bathroom.

    Ask about becoming a VIP member for free. They'll email you about their special members' discount days.

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    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Thrift Boutique

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    93 Main Street
    Port Washington, NY
    (516) 944-3623

    From gently used designer clothes to decorative items for the house, this thrift shop offers excellent bargains.

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    St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop

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    1424 New York Avenue, Huntington Station, (631) 385-1226.

    A small shop with big bargains. There are clothing and shoes for men, women, and children, as well as some decorative items for the house. Formal gowns are also available, and coats and jackets are sold in season.

    Other St. Vincent de Paul thrift shops are located at:

    21-60 Jericho Turnpike
    Garden City Park, NY
    (516) 746-8250

    1705 Jericho Turnpike
    Huntington, NY
    (631) 858-0380 and

    259 Broadway
    Bethpage, NY
    (516) 681-2101

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    Community Thrift Shop

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    274 New York Avenue, Huntington,(631) 271-4883.

    Staffed by volunteers from six local charities including Huntington Hospital and Planned Parenthood, this shop features household items, some designer clothing, and some items that still have their original price tags attached.

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    The Salvation Army Thrift Shops

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    The Salvation Army has multiple thrift shops in Long Island. They sell clothing, shoes, furniture and household items.

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    St. Mary's Episcopal Church - Nearly New Shop

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    One of our readers recommends this thrift shop. It's located at 315 Lake Shore Road, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY. Phone: (631) 588-2057.

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    22 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY, (516) 223-3974.

    Clothing for men, women, and children, shoes, housewares, more.

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    319 Cedar Swamp Road, Glen Head, NY

    this church offers clothing, books, and many other items.

    Hours: Wednesday from 9 a.m .to 2 p.m.

    Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.