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Book Works Bookstore Coffeehouse

667 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2665
+1 831-372-2242
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (11 reviews)
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07:00 - 18:00All hours
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667 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2665
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this awesome shop while wandering around P.G. one morning. Sat on the sidewalk, drank coffee, read a bit, and watched the world go by. It was breezy and wonderful. The coffee was hot and delicious. The bookstore had a lot of books in...More

Thank BKM33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice selection of baked goods, super tasty coffee, and wifi -- you can't go wrong! Plus there's a bookstore in the back.

Thank Cathy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank goodness these little independent bookstores still exist! What a beautiful bookstore and cafe combined.

Thank mooshan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good latte, super-great hot cocoa, and delicious buttery oatmeal cookie. Lovely setting and atmosphere inside, or at a table outside. This is quintessential Pacific Grove: friendly, comfortable, relaxed, and charming in every way.

Thank calinurse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After making many cups of hotel coffeemaker coffee, I stumbled onto this gem and thoroughly enjoyed a wonderful Italian roast. Delicious coffee and quaint atmosphere

Thank fricassee2000
Reviewed 20 June 2017

It's kind of funky but cool... a good place to browse, drink coffee or tea, take a break and savor a moment of down time.

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a sweet spot to relax on Lighthouse, Pacific Grove's main street. Unfortunately, the coffee is weak and tasteless, unforgivable for a cafe.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is a wonderful spot to grab a coffee, and peruse their small but lovely bookstore. They have the sweetest soft furry adroable animal puppets for sale. So if you have lots of grandkids? Be careful you will walk out with a bag full of...More

Thank Kathryn O
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We went for coffee and dessert. Nice, comfortable area. Teas and coffee and light dessert (pastries, cookies, cake). WiFi. Kind of a laid-back place with a bookstore. You can't take your coffee into the bookstore though.

Thank pattond49
Reviewed 19 November 2016

A cute, helpful, cozy, well-stocked and perfectly lovely spot to pass an hour. Pacific Grove is a dream.

Thank Marytango99
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Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 667 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2665
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-2242
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