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Cafe Books West

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2063 Washington St, Rossland, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-362-0004
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Rossland, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was a great location for tea/coffee and book browsing, however it is now closed. As of this moment (September 2016) there is no bookstore in Rossland.

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Rossland is a gem of a small town. We were touring southern B.C. and when we got to Rossland and drove down Washington Street we had to stop. We weren't hungry so I just had a latte and my father in law had a regular coffee. Best latte I've ever had. And I've had a lot of them. My fil's... More 

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Thank david s
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This charming place. Not only does it have a great atmosphere, awesome coffee, teas and treats... the staff is so friendly and inviting. I often make special trips just to go and taste what is new there!

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Thank Boatergirl2000
Saskatoon, Canada
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236 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Nice place, can browse for books with a coffee and a pastry. Fresh made. Nice relaxed feeling. Very friendly people.

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Thank IslandPrairieGirl
Rossland, Canada
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

A cozy, warm, relaxing place to hang out with a friend, reading a book, drinking fine coffee or tea. Good wifi.

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Thank Patricia C
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

Love this place! It's cozy, the coffee is great, and they have a good selection of books, cards, kids games and local crafted jewellery. Next door there's a cute thrift shop open Wednesday's & Friday's 10-430.

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Thank marylferg
Ottawa, Canada
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Was glad that I decided to stop on a side street. The Book and Coffee combination almost always pulls me in, and this ended up being a treat of a coffee stop. Very friendly service.

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Thank S W
Kootenay Rockies, Canada
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242 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Located on a side street off Rossland's main street, Cafe Books West is a very quaint little place. An impressive selection of books, special gifts and a cozy coffee/tea shop near the windows. When the coffee and lunch shops on Rosslands busy main street get uncomfortably crowded with tourists, this is an excellent Cafe to escape to. We come here... More 

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Thank garden-witch
Croydon, United Kingdom
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288 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We love the shop and the seating in amongst the books. Great cakes and nice Illy coffee. There is a variety of goods and books on sale to browse will waiting and usually a good conversation with someone. Try it!

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Thank Merran
Sydney, Australia
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

A gorgeous little place to spend some time reading, sipping and chatting with friends or spending time by yourself. Worth the visit if you like books, coffee, cakes and homely spaces...you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Nina F

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  • Address: 2063 Washington St, Rossland, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Rossland
  • Phone Number: +1 250-362-0004

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