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Address: 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
Phone Number: 303-322-7727
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Description: A locally owned bookstore and a Colorado landmark, the Tattered Cover...
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!
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Decent Indy bookshop

If you like reading and books, this is a really fun place to prowl around for an hour or so. Unfortunately, the day i was there, the used book section was closed which would have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Phoenix, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you like reading and books, this is a really fun place to prowl around for an hour or so. Unfortunately, the day i was there, the used book section was closed which would have added fun. Not quite Powell's in Portland, but a lot of fun to visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Have just returned from a visit to the U.S.A. This included a stay in Denver and a visit to the "Tattered Cover" bookstore. After checking Biography, Music and Political Science sections for literature on PAUL ROBESON. Not finding anything I spoke to a member of staff would did a computer check after I gave the correct spelling of Robeson. The... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

You could get lost here for hours and still find plenty to explore. This is an amazing institution and one of the great independent bookstores still operating today. A must-see!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This place has a very cool and relaxed ambiance. There are plenty of folks browsing through books, talking with friends and simply relaxing. The selection and assortment is vast. Great spot for book lovers.

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Thornton, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Sure it's a fun store to look around in and peruse, but their romance genre section is laughable, and they rarely have any events with romance authors. I wish they did, I'd go more often.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I love independent bookstores, no matter how large or small, whether they care used, antique, or new books. Tattered cover has the best of everything, and they have an excellent selection of new books. They also have a small selection of used and antique books. If you visit the one on Colfax (which is my favorite), it's conveniently located next... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I would be here every day of I lived in Denver. This is a dream bookstore! The employees seem to love their job and it is a beautiful hge bookstore.

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Lyndon, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A wonderful multilevel book store, the type that's fast disappearing. Even if you aren't in the market for a book, it's worth a visit, you'll probably find something. The staff is friendly and helpful.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I really like this place. There are books everywhere of all kinds! Local authors, classic authors, you name it! Lots of bargain books too!

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Twenty years separated the first and last times I visited this store, but my love of it never waned. It is the most authentic, comfortable bookstore. Tons of nooks to plop down in and just read. love it so much!

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Address: Address: 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
Phone Number: 303-322-7727
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver

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