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Tattered Cover Bookstore

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LoDo, Denver
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  • Haley H.
    "Favorite bookstore in Denver!"(5 Tips)
    Davina v.
    "My favorite bookstore n Denver!"(4 Tips)
    Emily
    "not hard to find used books"(4 Tips)
    Rhia W.
    "Check out the second floor for a nice quiet nook to curl up in."(2 Tips)
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  • Marnix V.
    Cool atmosphere, drinks and food. And a massive book collection with epic titles!
  • Shawn B.
    An adorable book store, like back in olden times (circa 2005.)
  • Dan S.
    Dan SJuly 8
    Support your local bookstore. Recommendations a big plus.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Stina P.
    Stina P.June 5
    the holy grail and strand of bookstores in denver. they have just about every major magazine you can think of and a fantastic selection of fiction and non fiction. order a coffee and browse the stacks
    Upvoted 2 hours ago
  • Emily
    EmilyMay 10
    I love this bookstore. The selection is great and it's not hard to find used books at a good price.
  • KhuloodSM
    KhuloodSMApril 2
    Amazing bookstore
  • Matthew L.
    Matthew LopezOctober 30, 2015
    If you still read books with pages, this is the place to go.
  • Ingrid H.
    Ingrid HartmanSeptember 15, 2015
    Nice bookstore with a ton of options but really difficult to find things and not enough people on hand to give directions
  • Pat D.
    Pat DowJuly 27, 2015
    Great atmosphere!
  • Avan A.
    Avan AllenJuly 22, 2015
    not just your normal bookstore. you can get lost in here for hours.
  • Batman ..
    Batman .May 18, 2015
    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.
  • Jenny L.
    Jenny LuiApril 13, 2015
    They hate scavenger hunts.
  • Sara
    SaraMarch 4, 2015
    A stop every Denver visit. Just saw they have a spot in the airport too!
  • The Weekend Nomad
    The Weekend NomadNovember 21, 2014
    One of my favorite bookstores
  • John P.
    John PaterakisNovember 5, 2014
    Wonderful bookstore; perhaps one of the best in the country. Lots of comfy armchairs!
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel StineSeptember 15, 2014
    Why go to a sterile chain when you have this place?
  • Chris J.
    Chris JSeptember 4, 2014
    Quiet place to browse, and they have a pretty big periodicals section.
  • Emily P.
    Emily PAugust 7, 2014
    A Denver classic. Must try the cookies at the cafe, best $2 you'll ever spend
  • Leslie C.
    Leslie CarboneJuly 26, 2014
    Great selection. Solid travel section. One of my favorite bookstores.
  • Mauri G.
    Mauri GustafsonDecember 24, 2013
    The cafe is fantastically stocked with gluten-free goodies!!
  • Sarah Z.
    Sarah ZukNovember 10, 2013
    Grab a book from the staff recommendations shelf (they have amazing taste) and hang out at the cafe. Great people watching.
  • Max L.
    Max LatransOctober 18, 2013
    Great bookstore to wander around in for hours. Matt is an amazing person and so nice to his fans
  • Jesse C.
    Jesse CrockettOctober 10, 2013
    The wifi isn't slow. One page per minute if you're on YouTube, my friend.
  • Mary B.
    Mary BabcockOctober 1, 2013
    We go here every time we visit the Denver area. Such a fun place and love to support independent bookstores. Highly recommend.
  • Laura F.
    Laura FinaglerSeptember 17, 2013
    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.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MatthewsAugust 3, 2013
    this is the best bookstore I've ever visited in my life.
  • James N.
    James NesbitJuly 22, 2013
    Great place to sit back and read a good book, and stop by the Coffee shop.
  • Bernd S.
    Bernd SonneckMay 18, 2013
    THX 4 your good coffee!
  • Matthew L.
    Matthew LopezApril 26, 2013
    Stop in for a book reading and signing.
  • Mark P.
    Mark PobleteApril 19, 2013
    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.
  • Robyn K.
    Robyn KellyMarch 20, 2013
    Go here for the ambiance, not the prices. I have found much cheaper items at both locally-owned shops and Barnes & Noble.
  • Brittney S.
    Brittney StillwellMarch 20, 2013
    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.
  • Lana
    LanaFebruary 26, 2013
    Excited to see Deb Pearlman!
  • Regan
    ReganJanuary 6, 2013
    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.
  • Banjo
    BanjoOctober 10, 2012
    nice escape if you work downtown. In the morning order the TC muffic!
  • Kendra
    KendraAugust 29, 2012
    Try the new housemade sandwiches at the coffee counter.
  • ThePurplePassport.com
    ThePurplePassport.comAugust 20, 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
  • Landon F.
    Landon FriendJuly 17, 2012
    Think the "intelligentsia" of bookstores. A gem of a bookstore.
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    Hello 16th St neighbor! Visit us on 7/10 from 11am-2pm for our grand opening celebration. 951 16th Street
  • Brett G.
    Brett GreeneApril 21, 2012
    Grab an iced Bhakti Chai from their cafe to make the reading so much spicier & sweeter!
  • Victor B.
    Victor BarreraApril 20, 2012
    The best bookstore in Denver. Period.
  • BigRyanPark
    BigRyanParkApril 8, 2012
    Get coffee elsewhere, but Cozy up in a corner upstairs!
  • Caroline A.
    Caroline AndersonMarch 26, 2012
    Check out tempeh sandwiches and soymilk for your coffee (no extra charge!)
  • Neeny G.
    Neeny GreezyMarch 15, 2012
    Try the blueberry corn bread, delish!
  • Jimmy S.
    Jimmy StretzMarch 11, 2012
    Find a quiet nook & read!
  • Sara K.
    Sara KephartFebruary 16, 2012
    They have THE best soup, and always a different variety!
  • Rick S.
    Rick StrandlofFebruary 3, 2012
    If you've never been here, just kill yourself now.
  • Colorado
    ColoradoJanuary 23, 2012
    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.
  • Walter P.
    Walter PowersJanuary 7, 2012
    No WiFi til next month
  • LadySpeech S.
    LadySpeech SankofaNovember 23, 2011
    Check there schedule. They always bring in really cool speakers.
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