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Perfect place for book lovers

I came across this shop on a walk and I'm so glad I did. They have a wonderful selection of not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
Great independent bookstore

Popped our heads in here, as I love independent booksellers of all stripes and make it a point to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New York
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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...more
2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
+1 303-322-7727
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came across this shop on a walk and I'm so glad I did. They have a wonderful selection of not only books, but also postcards and other little gifts. I ended up treating myself to several good finds, and I had a lovely conversation...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped our heads in here, as I love independent booksellers of all stripes and make it a point to frequent their shops when in town. Great selection, a knowledgeable staff and a fantastic kids section made this a nice stop when touring LoDo. Looking forward...More

Thank MKB1701
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit one (or more) of these fine independent bookstores whenever we are in Denver. On our most recent trip, we actually visited two - the one on Colfax (the only one listed on Tripadvisor) and the one down in Littleton at the Aspen Grove...More

Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I fell in love with this place. There are four in the Denver area and we had to see two of them (this one and the one in Littleton - free parking!). Denver has a lot of meters for parking so it's not my favorite,...More

Thank clrichter
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I spent 2 hours wandering around and I could have done it all day. A great old-fashioned bookstore that is loaded to the rafters with unique and current books. Several racks had great bargains which I indulged myself.

Thank Hans M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I went here looking for a particular, obscure book. while they didn't have it, the staff was extremely helpful with suggestions as to where else I might look. Book shelfs are well organized and it was easy to find other books I was looking for,...More

Thank joannea392
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I have loved Tattered Cover Book Store, from its incarnation in Cherry Creek to its current flagship store on Colfax Avenue. From its owner Len, to book buyer Daron, to Allie and Mikaley for events, it is truly a gem. Knowledgeable staff, caring professionals who...More

Thank A W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We visited on the night of a Harry Potter extravaganza, which was a 5-bubble experience. Without the HP night fun, it still would have been a 4-bubble visit. Extensive book selection, lots of reading spots to nestle in, helpful staff, great area for kids and...More

Thank Mandy V
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Stopped in to find an out of print book series. The staff were super helpful in looking in the store, looking up in their database and then even calling another store to see if they had them. They have friendly atmosphere, a great selection. I...More

Thank Captain_AmeriDad
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Went to an excellent book talk here. Housed in a former theater with a fantastic selection and good displays. Great service.

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