While we pride ourselves on being an inclusive surf shop and retail experience for anyone living in or visiting San Diego, we also recognize that we are in the epicenter of surf culture and both honor and respect those that have dedicated themselves to surfing and surf culture. Game recognize game, and that’s why we have compiled a list of epic San Diego surf shops, so that if you can’t make it to Hansen’s, you can still find what you need to enjoy an epic day of waves in and around San Diego county.

Surfing is at its very core a community and we are stoked to be surrounded by these legends that all contribute to the epic surf scene we have here in beautiful San Diego, California.

Surfy Surfy – funky and cool just like Leucadia, with amazing under the radar surfboard brands and the official bonzer kings. Surfy Surfy’s staff is really knowledgeable and  that is very in the surfboard world.  Surfy Surfy has legendary shirt logos and is next to Coffee Coffee.

Encinitas Surfboards – One of the oldest shop in Encinitas.  This shop is the purest surf shop around and has a crazy following.  I think they have sold more Encinitas Surfboard logoed soft racks and sweatshirts than there are people living in San Diego. They have a Great selection of surfboards and  surf accessories.

Mitch’s- With two locations and some of the raddest boards in San Diego, Mitch’s is a destination shop that is a favorite among San Diego surfers. This definitely on the list for single fin and alternative shape enthusiasts as they carry some of the most sought after boards on the market.

Patagonia Cardiff- The Patagonia store in Cardiff carries a large selection of FCD surfboards and boards from legends like the Campbell Bros and Mandala. It also carries a full line of Patagonia soft goods and hosts some really awesome events for the local surf and outdoor community.

Bird's Surf Shed – the most unique surf shopping experience around.  Surfboard museum with 1000’s of surfboards to look at, and if you are lucky and want to ride one the owner, the  legendary Bird Huffman will actually let you ride certain surfboards.  If you like surfboards and surf culture this is the place to go.  

South Coast – South Coast is a Pacific Beach & Ocean Beach shopping destination.  These guys are as rooted in surfing as they come with fantastic surfboard and wetsuit selections, as well as great shopping for the entire family.  If you are surfing around San Diego you will surely see a South Coast surfboard in the water.  

Surf Ride – Surf Ride has the biggest selection of surfboards on the planet.  If you are in the market for a surfboard these guys probably have it.  They have two locations, which are big beautiful stores with tons of shopping opportunities for the whole family.  Great selection of wetsuits.

Hanger 94 - South Counties destination surf and snow shop.  They have a massive selection of surfboards and are super rooted in the community.  These guys know what they are doing when it comes to surf, skate and snow.

Emerald City -  Coronado’s community surf shop with a huge shopping selection for the entire family. This place is jammed during the tourist season, as it is a staple destination shop for everyone who visit the world famous Coronado Island

Sun Diego – A retail shopping destination in San Diego with quite a few locations around the area.  Big stores with lots of great selection of womens, mens, kids clothing, sandals, shoes and much more

Iron Cross - Is a great local label with an epic new core shop in Cardiff.