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Address: 36 Water St., Excelsior, MN
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Cute Little Book Store

You'll want to spend some time browsing, relaxing on the furniture and chatting with the owner/workers who always have great suggestions!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Excelsior, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Nice variety of books with a few unusual items and occasional author events. They are a bit pricey but that seems fairly consistent with independent book stores.

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Excelsior, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

You'll want to spend some time browsing, relaxing on the furniture and chatting with the owner/workers who always have great suggestions!

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Chanhassen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you love to read, you will love this little book store owned and run by delightful ladies. Ann and Ellie know books and are a fountain of information if you need suggestions.

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Wonderful little shop located in picturesque Excelsior. Author readings, hard to find books, very friendly and helpful

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Marshall, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My wife and I love books. The big box bookstores are great, but when a community has an independently owned bookstore, they have a gem that is worth keeping. Excelsior Bay Books is a business worthy frequenting, especially when you need a special gift. We bought books and an old fashioned top! Stop in. Shop. Support your local small business!

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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this cute little bookstore in Excelsior. They have a good selection for their size and will order whatever they don't have. The only problem I have is that on several occasions, the owner of the store has been extremely rude to my children. My kids are well-behaved and I don't let them roam unattended. They also are older... More 

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Norwalk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Knowledgeable staff. Great location. I always buy end of the year gift cards for my kids teachers from here.

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Excelsior, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

LOVE, love, love this book store. My children grew up on books which Elie advised me to share with my kids. They are now 25 and 30 so that will give you an idea of how long they have been in Excelsior. In addition, my book club, only chooses books which they recommend and in over 10 years we've never... More 

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midwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is very nice small shop with a very nice selection of books. The staff are great and it is very laid back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The ladies who own and run this little bookstore know their craft well. Stopping in is like visiting with old friends. If they don't have what you want in stock, they will happily order it for you. The inventory is amazing and you can find classics as well as new publications. There is an extensive selection of books for children... More 

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Additional Information about Excelsior Bay Books

Address: 36 Water St., Excelsior, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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