The world “cobbler” may seem like a term from the 19th century, but in reality, the profession is still alive and thriving in Atlanta. The reason could be that fixing a pair of shoes saves money, but also some people just love that certain pair of shoes and will pay whatever to get a new sole or heel. It’s true, there is nothing more comfortable than that old pair of shoes; so get them cleaned and fixed up and enjoy them for years to come at any of these great Atlanta-area cobblers.
Midtown Shoe Repair
694 Charles Allen Drive N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30308
Midtown Shoe Repair is Midtown Atlanta’s legendary shoe repair outlet. Midtown Shoe repairs and rebuilds men’s and women’s shoes. The best to describe Midtown Shoe is “organized chaos” as there are shoes, tools and repair pieces everywhere. Joe runs a tight ship and no-nonsense shop that will fix your shoes, handbag or briefcase in a matter of hours. The shop takes cash only, so hit the ATM before you come and pick up your shoes.
1402 Dunwoody Village Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30338
Step back in time as you enter Dunwoody Cobbler, right in the Dunwoody Village. You will feel you have been transported to a simpler time – a time where individuals valued every aspect of their footwear. Bring in your boots, heels or sneakers and give them some new life. Fair prices and quick turnaround make this the one stop you need to get your shoes fixed in the north suburbs. Dunwoody Cobbler is open Monday through Saturday.
Marietta Shoes and Luggage Repair
3101 Roswell Road, Suite 166
Marietta, GA 30062
Located on Roswell Road and Old Canton Road, Marietta Shoes and Luggage Repair is a thriving business that will fix your shoes, bags, luggage and zippers. This is a modern take on an old cobbler shop. The experts here can fix any shoe, boot or sandal with ease. It can also stretch your shoes to give you that perfect fit and can clean and dye your faded shoes. Come with your buttons that need to be replaced and your broken heels or worn-out soles. No job is too big or too small for Marietta Shoes and Luggage. The professionals in Marietta will get you out the door and back pounding the pavement in no time.
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Wesley Chapel Shoe Repair
2375 Wesley Chapel Road, Suite 17
Decatur, GA 30035
Conveniently situated near the intersection of Wesley Chapel and South Hairston Road, Wesley Chapel Shoe Repair has been serving Decatur and the Atlanta area for years. Its mission has always been to offer the best service at affordable prices, and in this day, everyone appreciates that. Bring your shoes, jackets, handbags and zippers and Myong Kil Pak will fix you up and set you back on your way. The shop is open Monday through Saturday, so it is ready when you are.
Cobblestone Quality Shoe Repair
2025 Peachtree Road, Suite 4
Atlanta, GA 30309
It doesn’t matter if your shoes need a quick fix or they have turned into a reclamation project, Cobblestone Quality Shoe Repair will welcome you with open arms. This is that neighborhood cobbler that your grandparents used to tell you about. Customers even claim that the shop fixes issues with shoes that they didn’t even know about, all at a very fair price. If you have a pair of shoes or boots in serious distress, you shouldn’t look any further than Cobblestone Quality Shoe Repair.
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