8438 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

El Quetzal

Our flagship store opened in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia in 1963, at the time it used to sell exclusively Guatemalan Imports, over the years it has changed ownership and at every transition El Quetzal proprietors have committed to keeping the spirit and unique style while evolving to the El Quetzal everyone knows and loves today. In December 2010 El Quetzal opened its doors in the Suburban Square Shopping Mall in Ardmore.

Discover all the wonders our stores have to offer; El Quetzal is the place to seek out on your next shopping adventure. Find that perfect thoughtful gift you’ve been searching for, or something fantastically unique for yourself. With a fashion-forward selection of clothing, stay current, confident and chic, find your next go-to favorite outfit or that one that makes you feel like a showstopper. We pride ourselves on having a beautiful selection of jewelry in a wide variety of styles. From simplistic to ornate, we have something for everyone and every occasion. We also have great accessories for every season.

Lastly, we have a wonderful array of home goods. You’ll find an amazing collection of scented candles, exquisitely crafted handmade pottery and statement making dishware. The fabulous assortment of home decor will keep you occupied and smiling for days. From sentimental to laugh out loud funny, we have the things that make a house feel like a home. Beautiful glass pieces to wonderful wall hangings; a great selection of picture frames and lovely little trinkets. We always seem to have the things you need, or didn’t even know you needed. Located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Garden District-Chestnut Hill and in Suburban Square Ardmore, come visit and explore all the treasures inside El Quetzal. Please visit our sister store Mandalay Trading Co. in Princeton, NJ.


Have a special occasion coming up? We have the perfect accessories to help complete any outfit. Whether you need funky Fair Trade earrings for festival season, an elegant Swarovski crystal necklace for wedding season, or anything in between, you’re guaranteed to find it here!


From local artists such as Jason Silverman and Bill Campbell, to imported lines of Polish Pottery, our beautiful, handmade pottery can brighten any home. We have an assortment of gorgeous glazes and colors, with different bowls, plates and mugs, sure to be enjoyed by everyone!

Be Inspired by the latest fashion trends at El Quetzal! With an ever-evolving collection of affordable and unique piece, you’re bound to find something special to add to your wardrobe. From everyday casual, to the more formal occasions we’ve got you covered!


We pride ourselves in having the best assortment of gift items for every person in your life. Make sure you have time to look around, because after perusing our vast collection of treasures, you won’t walk out empty handed!


Monday - Thursday 11:00 AM 6:30 PM
Friday - Saturday 10:30 AM 7:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM 6:00 PM