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Downtown Books

624 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5001
+1 414-224-1799
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Best used book store in MKE

The owner of this book store has always found everything I needed. I would spend more time here... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beth P
A True Example of Friendly Milwaukee

This is an excellent example of true Milwaukee friendliness and service. There are so many books... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
via mobile
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
624 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5001
+1 414-224-1799
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner of this book store has always found everything I needed. I would spend more time here than I did to find gems and great reads for whatever topic or genre.

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent example of true Milwaukee friendliness and service. There are so many books of every genre that a person could easily get lost for hours. The staff are super friendly and helpful. Don't miss this fabulous place.

Thank dteachet
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great place to find rare books or classics. Fabulous place to spend a rainy afternoon. Not a cat person, but I even enjoy seeing the fat cats there.

Thank melissaHWalker
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Downtown Books is a gem in Downtown Milwaukee. It's a great place to visit on a rainy day and get lost among the books. Downside to the new (ish) location is that it's not as cool as the old building, but the upside is that...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Whenever I have some free time I make a visit to the bookstore. The people who work there are very friendly and helpful. They have books that I have never seen at a bigger type bookstore and they are floor to ceiling. I normally get...More

Thank crystalg564
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Reasonable prices, and the owner and his cats were very friendly :) if we came back to Milwaukee we'd definitely stop again.

Thank Alissa W
Reviewed 3 August 2016

rows and rows of neatly and logically organized books for leisurely perusal. Also there are two, cute cats to (s)purr you along in finding the right edition of that novel you are looking for...

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Floor to ceiling bookstore with a great selection. It's organized by genre and alphabetized by author, which makes the book you're looking for relatively easy to find. There were two cats in the store, but I didn't smell any cat urine. Also, the friend I...More

Thank Melanie387
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I like this place and try to get there every time I am in downtown Milwaukee. I have been impressed with the selection (as another reviewer states "floor-to-ceiling") and the prices are great. The cats are friendly, too.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I periodically go here to browse when I have time. Books are floor to ceiling on every topic. You might have to get up on a ladder or ask the store clerk to do it. Prices are cheap.

Thank JanetCarol
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