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Tattered Cover Bookstore

2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
+1 303-322-7727
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Wanted to stay here all day. The staff were helpful when I asked questions. They also sell stamps... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Natalie G
via mobile
Awesome bookstore

Classic "real" bookstore brimming with great reads. Welcoming and comfortable. Help if you want it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marlies D
Wyckoff, New Jersey
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A locally owned bookstore and a Colorado landmark, the Tattered Cover, with three unique locations, offers personal service, an extraordinary selection, coffee shops, extensive newsstands, and author appearances nearly every day. With books, gift cards, games, greeting cards, calendars, literary curious, t-shirts, book bags, and more, the Tattered Cover is a bookstore and much more!
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
+1 303-322-7727
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to stay here all day. The staff were helpful when I asked questions. They also sell stamps which is great. The children's area is AWESOME. Loved it. Wish there was something like this closer to home.

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic "real" bookstore brimming with great reads. Welcoming and comfortable. Help if you want it, but plenty of places to sit, browse, sample books.

Thank Marlies D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was stuck in Denver over a week due to Hurricane Harvey and this was recommended to me by a friend as a good place to spend some time. She was right. I like to find indie bookstores when I travel and this was as good...More

Thank sherri p
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Home from home. Bookstore and café and reading room and safe space and rest station for the weary. Fascinating. Plus, locally manufactured knickknacks. Unique.

Thank john592
Reviewed 25 July 2017

A sense of calm and confidence permeates this lovely old building turned into a bookstore. There is a nooks for cookbooks, a large room for devoted to Children's books and shelves of all sorts of other books you just can't ignore. The staff is helpful....More

Thank Rbj2040
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I love to see locally owned bookshops still up and running. But I still buy from Amazon. This store is nice, but reminds me of a smaller Borders. I liked all the staff notes/recommendations on books, but ultimately it still is going to be cheaper...More

Thank astaplet82
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is my favorite bookstore in Denver. The staff is always helpful and knowledgeable, and it's always quiet enough to actually read indoors.

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 7 July 2017

What a refreshing antidote to buying online. Lots of books, well laid out, in a great location with a helpful staff. I bought two books I would otherwise never have thought about and loved both - what a great place.

1  Thank chrissrli
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and helpful staff. I could have spent several hours browsing. Highly recommend stopping by!

Thank johnaO4376LR
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I wish I had been able to spend several hours at the Tattered Cover Bookstore! We didn't have that much time. I love the ambience and atmosphere and I would have loved to spend more time and enjoyed everything they have there. My husband was...More

1  Thank Margaret B
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