The Best Guitar Stores In America

Although shopping for a new guitar is supposed to be fun and exciting, that isn't always the case. Often times you can't find the specific model you're looking for, the price will be too high, or the employees of the retailer will be downright unhelpful. For that reason we've listed some of the best guitar stores in America, along with online retailers that don't actually have physical locations. This list includes guitar stores in large states in popular music cities like New York and Los Angeles, as well as other cities around the country, including Lansing, Seattle, San Francisco, and Chicago. If we're missing one of the top guitar stores in your state, please help us make the list better by adding it below! The purpose of this poll is to help guitar players, both new and experienced, find the best locations to purchase guitars, bass guitars, amps, cases, and any other guitar accessory needed to make their life easier. 
Ranked by
  • Real Guitars
    19 votes

    Real Guitars

    San Francisco, CA-
  • Sweetwater
    93 votes


    Online only-
  • Reverb
    41 votes
  • Truetone Music
    66 votes

    Truetone Music

    Santa Monica, CA-