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Jewelry >Alvin Goldfarb Jeweler
305 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA | Directions 9800447.613129 -122.201780
Monday - Friday 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday - Closed
Neighborhoods: West Bellevue
Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers offers a world class product line and exceptional service. I could not be more pleased with the service I have received since moving to Bellevue in 2011. Patricia is my personal jewelry consultant and I trust her recommendations implicitly. Outstanding products and service. It truly is a personalized experience when you go to Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers. Having a personal relationship and feeling welcomed is very important to me and I feel very comfortable with the entire staff at Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers. Amazing experience!
We have been part of the Goldfarb family for over a year now. When I say family it's because they treat you like one every time you walk in regardless who is free to help you. The staff makes it a point to welcome every person to the store and take the time to personalize the experience. The entire staff's genuine kindness, thoughtful customer service and understanding is second to none, they really have the cream of the crop! Each team member is very knowledgeable and professional about their pieces and not to mention my beautiful engagement ring! You will never feel pushed or forced to buy something, they can and will work with any budget. The entire Goldfarb family walked us through every step of the process from the engagement ring to wedding bands and a fabulous time piece. From start to finish they were there for any questions, concerns along with professional suggestions. They made us feel like we were the only customer they were working with! Thank you Goldfarb, we honestly can't say that enough, without you our special day wouldn't have had a unique sparkle and shine. You've earned a customer for life here and we make sure to tell everyone of the amazing experience with you all.
-Brandon and Angela
Just a quick note of sincere thanks to Alvin Goldfarb Jeweler and their team for incredible customer service, generosity and for being outstanding corporate citizens. Steven Goldfarb approved a beautiful gift of jewelry as an auction item for the Northwest University Hall of Fame Benefit, which helped us to raise scholarship dollars for student athletes. Ms. Tea Mak, the highly personable and delightful representative at Goldfarb's made the experience easy and enjoyable, all for a worthy cause. I would recommend Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers without qualification. If your experience with them is a positive as mine has been, you will recommend them as well! Sincerely, and with gratitude, Justin Kawabori, Executive Director, Northwest University Foundation.
Absolutely the best place to shop for watches & jewelry. I have been a client since 2005 and my husband and I are always pleased with their exceptional service. I have purchased 2 watches from them and had one of them recently serviced. I love how easy going and educated the sales staff is. They are never pushy or rude which is unfortunately the type of service you get at most higher end places. Patricia has helped me the last two times I've been in and was simply wonderful. I was just looking for a small and fairly inexpensive gift for my sister and even though I wasn't spending a lot of money, was treated so well. It's nice knowing I can count on them for all occasions...big & small. I highly recommend Alvin Goldfarb and will be a customer for life!
Thank you Tiffany! – Tiffany and the staff there were wonderful during my first visit and went out of their way to make the experience comfortable. It was an impromptu shopping trip with my two little girls as I dropped a watch off for service. They helped entertain my girls so I could view a few items. I didn't feel they were condescending and I definitely didn't feel pressured. I'm pretty granola-style wearing Crocs, drive a Volvo stationwagon, and went to UC Santa Cruz. I had been going to AG for years to service watches and I always felt it was personalized and attentive service. I also enjoyed the easy parking and being away from the hustle/bustle of a mall. This was our first purchase there. Tiffany took the time to show me several watches and explain all the fine details. I finally bought my husband a Rolex GMT Master II a week later over the phone while traveling out of town. The gift to last a lifetime for Father's Day and about 20 years of missed gifts. I usually don't buy gifts for my husband because he is quick to buy items he loves. I already knew he had been eyeing several watches online, but I kept putting him off the idea because of impostors etc... Ofcourse it's not an issue at AG. BTW, they went above and beyond with everything including the details of packaging because I had it shipped and with follow up. I do not hesitate to recommend them.
I just had my twenty year wedding anniversary and I needed to find a ring for my wife. I didn't want to buy something that you could find in a mall, and a bud told me to go to Alvin Goldfarb Jeweler. I went in a couple of weeks back and was helped by a nice lady named Katy (sp?).
I told her that I didn't know too much about jewelry, but what the occasion was. Katy took me around the store and showed me a half dozen different, really beautiful rings. While she was doing this, she asked me a bunch of questions about the kind of fashion that my wife liked. The sixth one was 'it'. She told me that she thought my wife would love this one. It wasn't the most expensive she'd showed me, but it wasn't inexpensive either. (After twenty years with me, I figured Donna's worth it!)
Katy introduced me to Sarah, who took care of ringing up the sale and putting all the paperwork together. I was introduced to Steven, Alvin's son, who took the time to chat for awhile. One of the things he told me was about this website, and he asked me to take a look at it and review my experience in his store.
I am happy to, especially after reading some of the whining comments I read here.
I know from being in retail when I was a kid, that a lot of people seem to think that their excrement has a particularly neutral aroma, but a couple of these were just wrong. I have to believe that they're from competitors, as I've now been in the Goldfarb store twice, and both times I've been greeted with smiles and great customer service. Sarah even remembered my first name, ten days after we'd met.
These guys were all great. Their stuff isn't cheap, but neither am I and more importantly, neither is the woman I married twenty years ago.
Thank you, Steven! For having a wonderful store and great people. I will be back. After all, Christmas is coming!
Great experience – I had a great experience getting a watch at Goldfarb's. I researched the watch online and visited the Bellevue store serveral times before making a decision. They were very helpful each time. I spoke to two different salespeople, Katie and Angela. They were great and no pressure. I was picking between a Rolex and a Breitling. I got the Breilting but I love watches so I am still thinking about the Rolex. Mr. Goldfarb sized the watch for me. I thought that was a nice touch. Price, service and knowlege were all first rate. It was their follow-up which made me want to write a review. I'll definately go back.
NIGHTMARE! – This was one of the worst experiences I've had purchasing jewelry. Cheryl was totally condescending, had terrible follow through and basically tried to find me the most worthless diamonds she could find and still fit in my color/clarity specifications. Obviously she didn't know I knew anything about diamonds, or was hoping not anyway. I was allowed to view the diamonds in dim light through a dirty jewelers loop attached to her mickymouse keychain, totally tacky. I can't believe the Goldfarb family actually puts their name on the building with customer service like this. Do yourself a favor and take your business elsewhere, you will get better quality and service hands down.
pluses and minuses – bought a breitling down in Orange County, nice watch, but keeps falling apart, every time you send out your watch through Alvin Goldfarb it takes several months to get it back, kind of a long time to be without a watch and not know what time it is. They do a fair enough job and this probably wasn't their fault but when my watch came back from repair the last time it looked great except that the little fluorescent dot at the top of the bezel was alltogether missing. Not sure how that could even happen, it's pretty obvious. I haven't done a purchase there but all things being equal I should trade up to something that isn't going to fall apart quite so much so maybe I will go in and check them out.
Amazing jewelry. Knowledgeable salespeople. Treated me like royalty. – Recently in Alvin Goldfarb Jeweler in Bellevue to purchase a Breitling watch during their Leap Year sale, and I was assisted by a woman named Katie. She knew her watches, treated me incredibly well even though the store was jammed. She answered all of my dumb questions, and then took me back to the sales desk where a woman named Sara took over. She made sure that the watch fit me so that I could wear it out the door, and she walked me through the sales process, so that I knew exactly was going to show on the receipt. While doing this, she offered to have my wedding ring cleaned and polished, again even though the store was jammed with customers.
I just read the last review by someone named Smithers, and all I can say is that he must have been in the store after imbibing if he had a bad experience. Sometimes in Bellevue you get those 'Bellevue Princes and Princesses'. Sounds like one.
I highly recommend Alvin Goldfarb for anything jewelry. You'll have fun.
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