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Tattered Cover Bookstore

Bookstore · LoDo
1628 16th St (Wynkoop), Denver, CO 80202, United States
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  • Today
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM

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    Davina v.
    "My favorite bookstore n Denver!"(4 Tips)
    Haley H.
    "Favorite bookstore in Denver!"(4 Tips)
    Laura F.
    "new & used books"(3 Tips)
    Rhia W.
    "Check out the second floor for a nice quiet nook to curl up in."(2 Tips)
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  • coffee
  • café
  • bookstores
  • quiet
  • sandwiches
  • novels
  • cozy
  • iced chai
  • cornbread
  • chocolate chip cookies
  • lunch specials
  • blueberries
  • espresso drinks
  • soup
  • gifts
  • berries
  • greeting cards
  • staff
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  • KhuloodSM

    Amazing bookstore

    KhuloodSM · 3 weeks ago
  • Matthew L.

    If you still read books with pages, this is the place to go.

    Matthew Lopez · October 30, 2015
  • Ingrid H.

    Nice bookstore with a ton of options but really difficult to find things and not enough people on hand to give directions

    Ingrid Hartman · September 15, 2015
  • Pat D.

    Great atmosphere!

    Pat Dow · July 27, 2015
  • Avan A.

    not just your normal bookstore. you can get lost in here for hours.

    Avan Allen · July 22, 2015
  • Batman ..

    I'm bummed the books are all downstairs now. Still the best shop ever. Spend an hour or two wandering. They have used books too.

    Batman . · May 18, 2015
  • Jenny L.

    They hate scavenger hunts.

    Jenny Lui · April 13, 2015
  • Sara

    A stop every Denver visit. Just saw they have a spot in the airport too!

    Sara · March 4, 2015
  • The Weekend Nomad

    One of my favorite bookstores

    The Weekend Nomad · November 21, 2014
  • John P.

    Wonderful bookstore; perhaps one of the best in the country. Lots of comfy armchairs!

    John Paterakis · November 5, 2014
  • Rachel S.

    Why go to a sterile chain when you have this place?

    Rachel Stine · September 15, 2014
  • Chris J.

    Quiet place to browse, and they have a pretty big periodicals section.

    Chris J · September 4, 2014
  • Emily P.

    A Denver classic. Must try the cookies at the cafe, best $2 you'll ever spend

    Emily P · August 7, 2014
  • Leslie C.

    Great selection. Solid travel section. One of my favorite bookstores.

    Leslie Carbone · July 26, 2014
  • Mauri G.

    The cafe is fantastically stocked with gluten-free goodies!!

    Mauri Gustafson · December 24, 2013
  • Sarah Z.

    Grab a book from the staff recommendations shelf (they have amazing taste) and hang out at the cafe. Great people watching.

    Sarah Zuk · November 10, 2013
  • Max L.

    Great bookstore to wander around in for hours. Matt is an amazing person and so nice to his fans

    Max Latrans · October 18, 2013
  • Jesse C.

    The wifi isn't slow. One page per minute if you're on YouTube, my friend.

    Jesse Crockett · October 10, 2013
  • Mary B.

    We go here every time we visit the Denver area. Such a fun place and love to support independent bookstores. Highly recommend.

    Mary Babcock · October 1, 2013
  • Laura F.

    Two story wonderland with a perfect blend of new & used books, gifts, helpful staff & a snack/coffee bar. Great variety of Moleskine products & other journals, as well as greeting cards.

    Laura Finagler · September 17, 2013
  • Chris M.

    this is the best bookstore I've ever visited in my life.

    Chris Matthews · August 3, 2013
  • James N.

    Great place to sit back and read a good book, and stop by the Coffee shop.

    James Nesbit · July 22, 2013
  • Bernd S.

    THX 4 your good coffee!

    Bernd Sonneck · May 18, 2013
  • Matthew L.

    Stop in for a book reading and signing.

    Matthew Lopez · April 26, 2013
  • Mark P.

    Wish I had time to explore more during my last visit! Fresh, locally-sourced grab-and-go sandwiches and snacks at the coffee bar make for a convenient lunch stop for offices in the area.

    Mark Poblete · April 19, 2013
  • Robyn K.

    Go here for the ambiance, not the prices. I have found much cheaper items at both locally-owned shops and Barnes & Noble.

    Robyn Kelly · March 20, 2013
  • Brittney S.

    This bookstore has such a variety of books &collections! You can even find some CU required books for classes.If you want a place to sit down, get cozy &read some fantastic novels, this is the place.

    Brittney Stillwell · March 20, 2013
  • Lana

    Excited to see Deb Pearlman!

    Lana · February 26, 2013
  • Regan

    Check out the Denver foodie gift cards when you go to the downstairs register. Deck of 52 gift cards worth $10 off your meal at many of Denver's best restaurants. Only $50.00.

    Regan · January 6, 2013
  • Banjo

    nice escape if you work downtown. In the morning order the TC muffic!

    Banjo · October 10, 2012
  • Janna P.

    Book club gets feisty. Go meet some nice people.

    Janna Proehl · September 12, 2012
  • Kendra

    Try the new housemade sandwiches at the coffee counter.

    Kendra · August 29, 2012

    The Tattered Cover Book Store was one of the first, secondhand bookstores in Denver. I was overwhelmed with joy at the sheer number and breadth of literature, and the homey yet expansive building. Read more · August 20, 2012
  • Landon F.

    Think the "intelligentsia" of bookstores. A gem of a bookstore.

    Landon Friend · July 17, 2012
  • Bellco Credit Union

    Hello 16th St neighbor! Visit us on 7/10 from 11am-2pm for our grand opening celebration. 951 16th Street

    Bellco Credit Union · July 6, 2012
  • Brett G.

    Grab an iced Bhakti Chai from their cafe to make the reading so much spicier & sweeter!

    Brett Greene · April 21, 2012
  • Victor B.

    The best bookstore in Denver. Period.

    Victor Barrera · April 20, 2012
  • BigRyanPark

    Get coffee elsewhere, but Cozy up in a corner upstairs!

    BigRyanPark · April 8, 2012
  • Caroline A.

    Check out tempeh sandwiches and soymilk for your coffee (no extra charge!)

    Caroline Anderson · March 26, 2012
  • Neeny G.

    Try the blueberry corn bread, delish!

    Neeny Greezy · March 15, 2012
  • Jimmy S.

    Find a quiet nook & read!

    Jimmy Stretz · March 11, 2012
  • Sara K.

    They have THE best soup, and always a different variety!

    Sara Kephart · February 16, 2012
  • Rick S.

    If you've never been here, just kill yourself now.

    Rick Strandlof · February 3, 2012
  • Colorado

    This multilevel bookstore holds thousands of volumes, with a notable selection of Denver- and Colorado-centric books. Pick up a calendar of events to see which famous author is stopping in next.

    Colorado · January 23, 2012
  • Walter P.

    No WiFi til next month

    Walter Powers · January 7, 2012
  • LadySpeech S.

    Check there schedule. They always bring in really cool speakers.

    LadySpeech Sankofa · November 23, 2011
  • Chris W.

    What a grand bookstore. Wish there were more with this much character. The coffee is awesome

    Chris Walters · October 14, 2011
  • Hotel Tonight

    A Denver institution, this location is a block away from our partner hotel, the Oxford, and features two stories of books, antique furniture and a fireplace.

    Hotel Tonight · September 28, 2011
  • Davina v.

    You can't go wrong with the soups!! Great atmosphere. My favorite bookstore n Denver!

    Davina van Buren · September 19, 2011
  • Brett G.

    Tell 'em to carry Bhakti Chai - 3rd Street just doesn't cut it.

    Brett Greene · August 6, 2011

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