Gift Shops

Little Italy's 10 gift shops are filled with works by local artisans and hard-to-find imports alike.

Little Italy Wines:

This cozy shop is packed with about 700 wines including imports from Spain, Germany, France and, of course, Italy; 100 handcrafted beers; and Italian treats such as creamy MontAmore cheese, fondly known by many customers as "the cheese." Check upstairs for wine-themed gifts, paintings and signs with Italian phrases. 12414 Mayfield Road, 216-231-9463, littleitalywines.com

Mayfield Smoke Shop:

You'll feel like you're at your grandfather's house as Charlie, a black pug and beagle mix, sits in the corner; neighborhood men play cards in the back room; and the smell of thick, fragrant smoke fills the air. Find around 400 imported cigars, including the flavorful Padron cigar and the customer favorite, Fuente. 12307 Mayfield Road, 216-229-1588

Sobella Paper Boutique:

The bright, patterned papers, floral note cards tied with a bow and greeting cards decorated in jewels make it clear why this boutique's name means "so beautiful." The boutique does custom print work and also offers quirky gifts such as a lock box to store baby's first lock of hair. 2026 Murray Hill Road, Studio 104, 216-229-1333, so-bella.com

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