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Lamps Plus

550 Contra Costa Blvd
Concord, CA 94523 925-687-6723

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Great selection, show room, product knowledge, and prices. - Jul 23, 2015

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Lamps Plus

4700 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94118 415-386-0933

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a clean local lamp store that carry nice looking lamps, lights, and home furniture. - Sep 27, 2021

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Lamps Plus

4902 Stevens Creek Blvd
San Jose, CA 95129 408-246-3088

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Lots of lamps, mirrors, ceiling fans, yet I’m still unable to find a... - Aug 11, 2020

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Coast Lighting

2626 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA 94061 650-364-3383

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The delivery delay was probably due to manufacturing issues at the factory... - Nov 10, 2020

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Lamps Plus

1081 Blossom Hill Rd
San Jose, CA 95123 408-266-1001

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They have a huge selection of high quality lamps and chandeliers. We purchased... - Aug 24, 2020

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Lamps Plus

7256 San Ramon Rd
Dublin, CA 94568 925-479-0193

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We were looking for wall lamps. The salesperson showed us what was in the store... - Feb 05, 2018

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Riverside Lighting & Electric

300 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 831-423-7411

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Great selection. Knowledgable - Jan 15, 2021

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Stanford Electric Works

126 San Antonio Cir
Mountain View , CA 94040 650-319-7696

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Excellent prices. Decent inventory, but can get whatever you want at a good... - Aug 10, 2020

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City Lights

1585 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94103 415-863-2020

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Great selection and helpful sales people who offer you quite an option of choices. - Feb 06, 2022

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Lamps Plus

2745 S El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94403 650-573-0646

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Sherif does a great job! Very helpful - Aug 20, 2020

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It was easy to select. Return service was convenient. - Sep 25, 2021

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Berkeley Lightin

1623 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702 510-524-1782

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Very helpful staff and management. Allow for home trial and return of fixtures... - Sep 24, 2019

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Light Source

127 Hartz Ave
Danville, CA 94526 925-838-2929

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Always go beyond what is expected - May 05, 2020

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Metro Lighting & Crafts

2121 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702 510-540-0509

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A beautiful showroom with high quality products to choose from. Customer service... - Dec 02, 2021

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Villa Terrazza Patio and Home

869 Broadway
Sonoma, CA 95476 707-933-8286

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Lamps Plus

610 Du Bois St
San Rafael, CA 94901 415-453-6912

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Great selection of all kinds of lighting -- ceiling (flush mounts, chandeliers),... - Apr 09, 2013

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Walnut Creek Lighting

1385 Newell Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 925-256-6631

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The best lighting store in the Walnut Creek/Concord area! - Sep 23, 2021

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Wright Lighting & Fireside

1572 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA 95125 408-979-0800

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Great for repairs. Competent, friendly, - Apr 18, 2020

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Wright Lighting & Fireside

1766 W San Carlos St
San Jose, CA 95128 408-298-4030

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Do not have a good assortment of table lamps. - Dec 27, 2012

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Home Depot

2600 41st Ave
Soquel, CA 95073 831-462-5650

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