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Off the Beaten Path

68 9th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5004
+1 970-879-6830
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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68 9th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5004
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good coffee, muffins, and interesting books staff is very helpful. One of my favorite places when I lived in Steamboat.

Thank VanoMadic
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Really great book shop with a full coffee bar complete with pastries. Tables to sip, eat, and read. A real gem!

Thank SOGChicago
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I was wandering around Steamboat and stumbled into this gem. Compact store with best sellers and quirky books to browse through. Friendly and helpful staff, plus other interesting patrons to talk books with. Then add in a coffee shop-what else could you want?! I was...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Ladies up front that day were very helpful and knew exactly where to find whatever I was looking for. They also were very knowledgeable about the books I was getting!

Thank Brandon M
Reviewed 7 July 2016

While in Steamboat Springs, we walked around town until we could check into our hotel room, and discovered this great little coffee shop and bookstore. the coffees were good and hot, and they also had some delicious looking pastries in the case. Definitely check out...More

Reviewed 7 April 2016

Better coffee than milk run, but barely. Both ordering cappuccinos, we both received lattes as they were not nearly foamy enough. We politely asked the barista, who confirmed that those were cappuccinos. Espresso here is also really bitter. For better coffee, try The Ristretto or...More

4  Thank Emily M
OTBP, Owner at Off the Beaten Path, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Emily, I'm disappointed that our barista didn't offer to remake your drinks and attempt to make a cappuccino to your liking. You deserved no less. We are reviewing the making of our coffee drinks with our baristas today, and especially emphasizing that the behavior you...More

Reviewed 12 February 2016

I am a coffee junkie. This place is head and shoulders above Starbucks. Do yourself a favor and stop for a coffee and buy a book while you are there. I love small business' and this is one of the best.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Excellent book collection- new and used. Coffee, espresso, tea, drinks while you read and relax. We wouldn't visit Steamboat without going to this place.

1  Thank samuel755
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This is a great little cafe to grab a coffee or read the paper, surrounded by books. The staff are friendly and the coffee and tea are good. There are only three tables on the shop floor, but there's some extra seating upstairs. We had...More

1  Thank nso2727
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We'd stayed in Steamboat Springs back in 2001 on our first trip to Colorado and the coffee shop at Off the Beaten Path was one of the places we had breakfast on our first trip. Pleased its still open and doing well. (We were also...More

1  Thank BinfieldTiger
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Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 18:00
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07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 9th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Steamboat Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-879-6830
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Since we opened our doors in 1990, we have been Steamboat's largest full service bookstore and the locals' favorite meeting place for Good Books, Good Coffee and Good Friends. Who are we? Real people who read books and admire great writing. We stand ready to help you find your next great read. Check out our recommendations – good reads from our staff and friends.
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