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Tattered Cover Bookstore

2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
+1 303-322-7727
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This is my favorite bookstore in Denver. The staff is always helpful and knowledgeable, and it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily T
One of the best bookstores around

What a refreshing antidote to buying online. Lots of books, well laid out, in a great location... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hingham, Massachusetts
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A locally owned bookstore and a Colorado landmark, the Tattered Cover, with three unique locations, offers personal service, an extraordinary selection, coffee shops, extensive newsstands, and author appearances nearly every day. With books, gift cards, games, greeting cards, calendars, literary curious, t-shirts, book bags, and more, the Tattered Cover is a bookstore and much more!
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
+1 303-322-7727
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite bookstore in Denver. The staff is always helpful and knowledgeable, and it's always quiet enough to actually read indoors.

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a refreshing antidote to buying online. Lots of books, well laid out, in a great location with a helpful staff. I bought two books I would otherwise never have thought about and loved both - what a great place.

Thank chrissrli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and helpful staff. I could have spent several hours browsing. Highly recommend stopping by!

Thank johnaO4376LR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I had been able to spend several hours at the Tattered Cover Bookstore! We didn't have that much time. I love the ambience and atmosphere and I would have loved to spend more time and enjoyed everything they have there. My husband was...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Sit and read, enjoy a coffee and scone. Waiting for your room to be ready? Just stop by here and enjoy an old time book store. I wish there were more places like this in the USA. So quiet, relaxing. Great place to pick up...More

Thank davidtompkins7855
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A library super cozy filled with books galore ... The couches are comfy ... Tables nearby ... No one bothered me - decided to buy what I was reading ...

Thank nancyv248
Reviewed 26 May 2017

With many bookstore's closing the Tattered Cover seems to be thriving. It's a bit quaint, but they just make you feel welcome here, plus there is a fantastic selection of books for sale.

Thank The_Grumpster
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you're ever in downtown Denver, you have to spend a few hours at the Tattered cover. If you've ever read a book, you have to spend a few hours at the Tattered cover. I don't care how good your local bookstore is, this one...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to buy a magazine & they didn't have it. The gentleman working there called other locations, located one, had it sent for my pickup & called when it arrived. Complete follow through!!! Great bookstore to browse around & find some fun things to...More

Thank KathyT427
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Amazing historical building full of books and a great place to hang out, read and relax. Service was excellent. A special place!

Thank Gail W
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