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Last of the great bookstores

Over 100 years old and counting. Great selection, service and a coffee bar too. Still has a news... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Classic Bookstore

The best, most complete Bookstore experience in Pasadena. This is one of my favorite shops to go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pasadena, California
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695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2116
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Over 100 years old and counting. Great selection, service and a coffee bar too. Still has a news stand too.

Thank jamesv8
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best, most complete Bookstore experience in Pasadena. This is one of my favorite shops to go to. They have everything, including a great gift collection. Not just books,lots of fun and unique items to check out. Their card selection is first rate, also. I...More

1  Thank wendywaite1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pasadena is incredibly blessed to have Vroman's. It's a great independent bookstore with a large, very well-curated inventory and wonderful author events. It's also a great place to get gifts. Whenever I go to Pasadena, I try to stop in here and see what's new!

1  Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is so much more than a bookstore: an actual periodical stand, coffee shop, trinkets and merchandise, toys and games, a great selection of kids’ books, featured local authors, writing utensils and notebooks and stationery, and perhaps the best thing: a terrific schedule of author...More

1  Thank 652rayq
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Vtoman's is awesome! they not only sell books, they have readings and book signings with famous authors, sell stationary, toys and quality games for children. A coffee shop is attached in front to read your daily newspaper or have a bite of something sweet before...More

Thank chrisinpasadena
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Pros: Great local and large bookstore. Wonderful place to get lost and roam. Hours pass when you realize it's now dark outside. Wonderful customer service. ~~ Con: Overbooked book signing event/nightmare. I traded in my pre-purchased book&signature ticket for an unsigned copy after waiting 3+...More

Thank joniacafe
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I loved my first trip to Vroman’s Bookstore! It has a great vibe! I loved how the children’s room has toys for kids to play with! My son enjoyed playing with their car set and blocks. The displays were all very cool. The only thing...More

Thank Bostonsavatage
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Vromans is a great bookstore, with all genre of books, stationery, gifts and special items. It is my go to source for gifts. Also their children's section is so kid friendly and their staff is very knowledgable. Love this store!

Thank oltmen2014
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This bookstore is a neighborhood gem. The staff is very helpful and they are wonderful about ordering things for you. I highly recommend it.

Thank dsegall689
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Vromans is a real treasure! It’s the kind of place you can get lost in for hours and not realize how much time has passed. You get the sense a lot of love and care is put into the books and merchandise offered. They even...More

Thank Azan K
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