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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

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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

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

Giggle

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

Schneider's

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

Yoya

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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