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Great Baby Stores in New York City

Find gifts and souvenirs for the little ones back home at these baby stores


Looking for some cute souvenirs to bring home for your baby-to-be? Or maybe you'd like to test-drive some of the strollers you've been thinking about buying, but no one in your hometown carries them? Just about every major brand of stroller and other baby-related paraphernalia you can imagine is available in New York City, and some stores even feature unique baby items that you can't find anywhere else.

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ABC Carpet & Home

ABC Carpet & Home
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The baby and children department at ABC Carpet & Home has beautiful decor, toys and furniture for children, albeit at steep prices. Sales at ABC Carpet & Home can be a great chance to find a unique item at a fraction of its original price.

ABC Carpet & Home Essentials:

  • Address: 888 & 881 Broadway (18th/19th)
  • Phone: 212-473-3000

Albee Baby Carriage

Albee's is a great place if you know what you're looking for -- they often have last year's stroller models available at great discounts, but many people complain about the chaotic layout of the store.

Albee Baby Carriage Essentials:

  • Address: 715 Amsterdam Avenue (95th Street)
  • Phone: 212-662-8902

Babies 'R Us

While Babies 'R Us is available around the U.S., international visitors might enjoy visiting the classic baby superstore, and American visitors will appreciate the high-end offerings of the Manhattan location, including Stokke, Bugaboo and Skip-Hop products.

Babies 'R Us Essentials:

  • Address: 24-30 Union Square East
  • Phone: 212-798-9905

Buy Buy Baby

This baby superstore is from the same folks that created Bed Bath & Beyond, and carries an exhaustive stock of anything baby-related you can imagine. Customer service doesn't tend to be terrific, but Buy Buy Baby is a great place to find something if you know what you're looking for or to test drive their wide array of strollers.

Buy Buy Baby Essentials:

  • Address: 270 Seventh Avenue (25th/26th)
  • Phone: 917-344-1555

Dinosaur Hill

This East Village store is a great place to find one-of-a-kind handmade toys, clothes and gifts at prices that are refreshingly reasonable.

Dinosaur Hill Essentials:

  • Address: 306 East 9th Street
  • Phone: 212-473-5850


If you want luxury baby goods, Giggle is a great destination. From stylish diaper bags to $300(!) diaper pails, Giggle's two Manhattan locations carry everything your high-end heart desires, including clothing and gorgeous furniture. They even have personal shoppers to help you with your gift registry or shopping needs.

Giggle Essentials:
SoHo Location

  • Address: 120 Wooster Street (Prince & Spring)
  • Phone: 212-334-5817

Upper East Side Location
  • Address: 1033 Lexington Avenue (74th)
  • Phone: 212-249-4249

Upper West Side Location
  • Address: 352 Amsterdam Avenue (76th & 77th)
  • Phone: 212-362-8680

Little Folks

This Gramercy area store is well stocked without the overwhelm factor of the baby superstores. It's a good place to check out cribs, strollers and high chairs, as well as clothing.

Little Folks Essentials:

  • Address: 123 East 23rd Street (Park Ave)
  • Phone: 800-675-9669

Planet Kids

Planet Kids offers a manageable, yet comprehensive shopping experience. They have many top-end strollers for testing out, as well as everything you need for a baby, from clothing to furniture.

Planet Kids Essentials:
West Side Location:

  • Address: 2688 Broadway
  • Phone: 212-864-8705

East Side Location:
  • Address: 247 East 86th St.
  • Phone: 212-426-2040


Just a short walk from Buy Buy Baby, Schneider's is a world away -- they've got extremely helpful sales people and a narrower selection of products, which makes it a much less overwhelming experience.

Schneider's Essentials:

  • Address: 41 West 25th Street (6th Avenue)
  • Phone: 212-228-3540


Shop where NYC celebrities get clothes and gifts for their children at Yoya and Yoyamart, both in the Meatpacking District. This is a great place to find that perfect gift for the baby who has everything.

Yoya Essentials:

  • Address: 636 Hudson Street
  • Phone: 646-336-6844

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