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Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

68 9th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5004
+1 970-879-6830
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Great place to rest while shopping downtown.

On 9th street, this bookstore offers flavored coffees and home made sweets to enjoy while sitting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna A
West Jefferson, North Carolina
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Great place to get a book and a great cup of coffee! They have a good assortment of books and small... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Rick H
via mobile
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Since we opened our doors in 1990, we have been Steamboat's largest full service bookstore and the locals' favorite meeting place for Good Books, Good Coffee and Good Friends.What about our store? We are a full service, independent bookstore, with extensive collections of current literature, fiction, history and memoirs, young adults. We feature a large children’s collection, and our famous treehouse reading space where our youngest children can escape. Our café serves the best coffee drinks in town, pastries, Big Train drinks, smoothies, soups and salads for lunch, and wine in the evening. We are pleased to be serving Storm Mountain Coffee, roasted locally in Oak Creek.
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68 9th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5004
+1 970-879-6830
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On 9th street, this bookstore offers flavored coffees and home made sweets to enjoy while sitting at their tables. There are plenty of books to browse. Many are on Colorado including history, and sights to see. there are also maps of all types for Colorado...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to get a book and a great cup of coffee! They have a good assortment of books and small gifts. Really nice people!

Thank Rick H
OTBP, Owner at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you, Harts, for your review. Really glad you enjoyed your visit to Off the Beaten Path.

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

They have a nice cafe in the book shop that worked well for me. Book shops are always one of my favorite stops and this one did not disappoint. Nice, helpful staff too.

Thank MOBX
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

These little bookstore gems are a vanishing breed. Small on the outside; the inside holds a large selection of titles, new & vintage. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable; and the whole ambiance is cozy and welcoming. There is a comfortable (and tasty) little coffee...More

Thank RICART75
Ronald K, Owner at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you so much for your comments! We are so pleased you were able to immerse yourself in "the joy and pleasure of ideas!" It's what we aim for everyday.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

As my son and I toured downtown Steamboat Springs, we stumbled across the "Off The Beaten Path Bookstore & Coffeehouse." It is well worth the stop! Once inside, the facility was very inviting. People chatted at the tables while they sipped their coffee and munched...More

Thank Manchester1889
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is such a cute bookstore and coffee shop. They have pastries, coffee, tea, gifts, books, etc. We love shopping in this store. It is always busy and such a cute atmosphere. They have a great selection of books!

Thank sisqo
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I found this store while wandering around downtown Steamboat Springs. It's not that hard to find...just down a side street. I love local independent bookstores and this one did not disappoint. The iced chai was delicious and I purchased a couple books. It has good...More

Thank chris82070
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Off the Beaten Path bookstore in downtown Steamboat is a must stop on every visit. It is small but seems much larger. Tremendous selection with lots of astute recommendations. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Great coffee bar. Extensive kids and used books sections. Plentiful readings and...More

Thank Knyte7
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice book store with extremely nice people working there! Great place to get a cup of coffee and browse around for a neat book or to just sit back and enjoy the laid back atmosphere!

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here to get a break from the cold. It was such a neat little spot. Coffee was good. Staff was super friendly!

Thank WRtravel
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