My spouse and I had been to a number of differnt doctors in the area but after coming here we've settled down, this is the BEST practice in town. The staff is wonderful, always accomidating and our doctor here is just wonderful. We've always been able to get in at the last minute, are seen quickly and never feel rushed. The entire staff is terriffic and handles all of our insurance issues. We'll never go anywhere else.
PROS: speedy service, caring family atmosphere
Plan to spend some time here without being rushed, this is a wonderful place to browse! The book legger has a large selection of used books as well as some new gems. They have a wonderful atmosphere that encourgaes borwsing and a great staff to help and provide recommendations. If you're looking for books from local authors or books on the area this is the place to come, they have a great selection. The prices are always fantastic and they're buy your used books for store credit or cash.
PROS: great selection, great prices, great local section
CONS: can be hard to find parking
If you're an artist this store has everything you need supply wise and a wonderful staff to help you. As a student looking for basic supplies they helped me find everything I needed at an impressive student discount. If you're looking for unique gifts this is also THE place to go. They have a wonderful selection of artisan gifts, candles, frames, cards and stationary, plus an impressive clearance section or inexpensive treasures. They also have a full service framing shop with very reasonable prices and a huge selection of frames.
PROS: great gifts, student discounts, large variety or art supplies, great staff
Talisman has something for everyone. They have exotic imports from around the world, browse for yourself or give as gifts. They also have a HUGE selection of bead and beading materials. The staff on hand can answer all of your jewerly making questions and they supply endless inspiration for your projects. Buy unique gifts or make your own, Talisman has everything!
PROS: huge supply of beads and beading materials, great imports, unique gifts
CONS: parking can be challenging
If you love Tomo's in Arcata you'll love Tomo Deli. Eat inside on on the patio outside, its the perfect place for lunch. They have a huge selction of sushi made right on the premise, lunch specials, seasonal deals, lunch boxes and more. The prices are great and they have all the iced tea and green tea you can drink. They also have many different types of japanse candy and sake. Open late until 9pm for dinner takeout!
PROS: great prices, patio for lunch, fresh ingredients
CONS: sometimes the service is poor, especially around closing time
Piersons is your one stop do it yourself shop. They have it all and a great staff to help you get it done. The prices are the best in town and they get even better during their many sales. The seperate garden center is gorgeous and the staff there can help you with all of your gerden needs. Stop by, grab a cup of free coffee and spend the day browsing, check out the local artisan gifts during the holidays and let Piersons help you get it done!
PROS: the staff can help you with everything, they know it all. HUGE selection.
They have great service and are always willing to help both in person and over the phone. Sometimes it seems that the prices are a little higher than Piersons and they don't have as big a selection but the service is wonderful and they do have comperable prices if you don't want to drive across town.
PROS: Great location, wonderful service, knowledgable staff
CONS: higher prices for the area, not the largest selection in town
If you're a student this is where you need to be. Tin Can has a huge selection of textbooks for both local colleges at fantastic prices. They also have a wonderful selection of used books both old and new. You'll always find something in their two story funhouse of books. Plan to spend some serious time here browsing and reading. Don't forget at the end of the semester, they'll buy your used texts!
PROS: great prices, huge selection of books
CONS: hard to find parking, textbooks go fast!
Los Bagels has SO MANY wondeful items its hard to know where to start. They are a combo Jewish/Mexican bakery which accounts for their diversity. They have a wonderful selection of baked goods, then lots of delicious bagels and toppings that are a meal in themselves. My favorite has to be the homade soups. All are vegetarian and many are vegan. All are delicious! They have lots of seating, great atmosphere, changing artwork and a wonderful staff. Prices are fantastic too!
PROS: half price baked goods after 3, great selection!
CONS: Only open morning and afternoons, hard to find parking
Tomos in Hotel Arcata is a wonderful full service resturant and sushi bar. They have everything you can think of from rolls, to baskets to full meals and always have seasonal specials that you can't find anywhere else. There is a full bar as well, don't pass up the blackberry sake margarits-delicious! The prices are very reasonable and the service is fantastic. They REALLY know their sushi and can make wonderful food and drink recommendations. Make reservations, they fill up on busy nights!
PROS: wonderful variety, fantastic food, great atmosphere
CONS: reservations needed for busy weekends