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Powell's City of Books

1005 W Burnside St, 1005 W Burnside, Portland, Oregon, Portland, OR
+1 503-228-4651
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The world's largest book store.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“book lovers” (333 reviews)
“coffee shop” (251 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 23:00
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1005 W Burnside St, 1005 W Burnside, Portland, Oregon, Portland, OR
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Reviewed today

This was probably the most exciting bookstore I've ever been in. If you love books this is a great stop in Portland - you can find just about anything you are looking for on any topic - and when you're lucky you can find used...More

Thank MGG47
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the last stop on a ten day trip. Even though my luggage was stuffed I couldn't resist buying some books. All book lovers definitely need to stop here, just for a chance to soak in all the lovely reading material. If I lived...More

Thank Natsy42
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Book lover or not you have to see this place. Wall to wall books and on many levels!!! Wonderful place!

Thank Jenniferam1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fun to walk around the many levels. They ANYTHING you would want. We arrived around 9 am on Sunday. After Powell's we checked out some of downtown. Later that afternoon Powell's was almost too busy to enjoy that "just browsing" vibe.

Thank ColoradoLili
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great collection of books A comfortable shopping experience An experience not to be missed Extremely knowledgeable enthusiastic staff Coffee shop attached Parking garage - I suggest you check it out I personally prefer to park elsewhere

Thank Larrycusackdownard
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

New books, used books, helpful staff...what's not to like? Oh and it's independent & has a good coffee shop! It's a bit funky (in a good way) & the books are inexpensive. Bring a list of books that you are interested in....or you might wind...More

Thank SeattleCrazyhair
Reviewed yesterday

It was very interesting to see the giant bookstore I'd heard so much about. They truly have a huge selection. It's not always easy to find what you're looking for, but the employees were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. I was a bit disappointed in the...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely a must see when visiting Portland, the legendary Powell's bookstore. Tantamount to a cathedral of literature, a triumph.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Powell's city of books is a massive book store located in Portland, OR. Four? Floors of books and various games, toys and souvenir t-shirts can be purchased here. There's also a coffee cafe and random places to sit, eat and read. There's a rare book...More

Thank Rgd973
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

That is the place that, hopefully, Amazon will never beat - millions of book, new and used, to go through, buy or smell

Thank Scipion-Paris
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