Holiday Shopping Ideas in Walkable Piazza On The Square in Jenkintown
Are you looking to take the driving and crowd hassles out of your holiday shopping? With the holiday season in full swing why not support local businesses in Jenkintown and follow the “Shop Small” trend? With multiple thrifting options including Second Chances Thrift Shoppe, specialty gift shops, bridal and formal wear at Le Bella Donna, a charming new bookstore, the coffee lovers paradise of White Horse Coffee Roasters, the foodie lovers haven of Olive Lucy, and more, there are unique gift choices waiting for you.
After you have worked up a holiday appetite you will discover eateries featuring everything from classic American diner fare at the West Ave. Grill, to authentic Indian cuisine at Lilly’s, classic Italian at Marzano’s, the popular Mister Ricks Hoagies, and even Korean fried chicken, all within mere steps of each other. Read on to learn more!
We took a quick tour of Piazza On the Square in Jenkintown and found some great spots to finish off your holiday gift list. Check out the sampling below and our holiday gifts gallery.
For starters, let’s treat ourselves with the beauty and spa treatments at Finlia Hair Salon & Spa. Finlia boasts an expert staff that knows how to put you in the holiday spirit. Finlia Hair Salon offers excellent beauty focused gifts. They also offer the latest trends in haircuts, hair color, care and styling for a total look. Come in, have a drink and enjoy being pampered.
Le Bella Donna is an outstanding location not just for bridal, but any formal wear, to get you in a show stopping dress for the holiday season and beyond. Ladies, do you want to make a major impression at a holiday party, New Year’s bash, or any other special occasion coming in 2022 and beyond? Then you owe it to yourself to pay Le Bella Donna in Jenkintown a visit. For future brides, nothing says romance like picking out that breathtaking bridal gown during the holidays. La Bella Donna boasts a friendly and attentive staff in a charming atmosphere off Old York Road.
After you have your hair and a holiday dress in order it is time to continue shopping. And this time a worthy cause will benefit! Second Chances Thrift Shoppe proceeds benefit the Women’s Center of Montgomery County and they are doing tremendous work. Wise thrifters know that BOGO Monday’s are a staple at Second Chances Thrift. Buy one get one offers are a perfect way to start your week. The inventory at Second Chances is always changing but you will find everything from funky chic, to classic chestnuts, and all kinds of deals on jewelry, shoes, hats, coats, dresses, and attire for men and children. The hunt is half the fun! Just steps away you can also find excellent thrifting at Breslin’s Consignment Shop with a brand new bookstore next store. Make a day of it!
Feed your foodie urge with a visit to Olive Lucy where you can sample their amazing artisan olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Olive Lucy sells only freshly pressed, 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oils from small batch producers around the world. In addition, they offer specialty teas, honey products, jams, unique and exotic seasonings, and other gourmet treats that make perfect holiday gifts. Olive Lucy of Jenkintown has products to help you build a talk of the town charcuterie board. Gourmet gift baskets for your foodie friends will be certain to delight.
All this shopping may require a caffeine boost and the White Horse Caffe certainly delivers. The White Horse in Jenkintown sits on the corner of West Ave. & Leedom Street like a shining beacon – “All Who Are Thirsty, Enter Here.” Even better, they feature sustainable coffee products, lattes, specialty mochas, cold brews, cappuccinos, and teas, that taste great and are good for the soul and our environment. Other choices at White Horse include delicious ice cream, and a nice sampling of treats to pair with your soothing drink in a calm and casual environment with ample seating. Across the street sits the White Horse Coffee Roasters shop with freshly ground coffee to order, sustainable coffees. White Horse also features all sorts of great products with the sustainable theme for any coffee lovers needs, including specialty brewing presses, mugs, cozies, and other gifts and swag.
Award Winning Restaurants
Walkable Piazza On the Square in Jenkintown also features a number of eateries to satisfy a shopper’s hunger. Jenkintown is a hot bed of great restaurants you will want to make a part of your holiday calendar.
Breakfast and lunch at “WAG” the famous West Avenue Grill, is an honored tradition in Jenkintown. West Avenue Grill’s brunch menu is award winning and certain to please.
Lilly’s Indian Cuisine is a wonderful addition to Jenkintown’s walkable restaurant choices, with a beautifully crafted interior that instantly sets the mood. Whether you are a hard core Indian Cuisine enthusiast or a relative “newbie” to the exotic and enticing flavors, Lilly’s will satisfy. Tandoori, samosa, chutney, curry, mangolassi, tandoori chicken plus tasty vegan choices. Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday – Sunday, (Yes, they do takeout!).
Marzano’s Ristorante features Italian cuisine in a lovely setting, with a bar that oversees their wood burning oven. Reserve one of their fine rooms and bring the whole family, or make it a date night with a bubbling pizza and a fine drink.
Sometimes, you just need a hoagie or cheesesteak to take home to the family and that’s Mister Ricks Hoagies passion. Takeout options run from Italian hoagies, to Chicken Cutlet offerings, and many more classic deli sandwich options. Senor Tuna, Pastrami Jawn, and the Turkey Inferno are flavor laden barnstormers. Mister Ricks at 303 Leedom Street, offers classic hoagies with foodie twists for the home, the tailgate, or holiday parties (they cater!) that will not disappoint.