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Trident Booksellers & Cafe

940 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
(303) 443-3133
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Book seller and coffee shop that sort of reminds me of the old days …. cozy and relaxing. Great atmosphere. The book selection is a big plus.

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colorado, usa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The location is perfect and the ambiance varied enough to fit many moods. It is great to be able to peruse the books and have coffee or other hot drinks and a light tasty pastry. It is a great place to go solo, as part of a group, or to meet others and join them in a game of scrabble.... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very cute little place with a variety of odd old books. Cute little patio in back. Helpful service, and a great cup of joe!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We live in Bangkok but spend time in Boulder every summer. One of our ritual trips is to Trident for morning coffee. This year we were able to enjoy the cool Boulder morning about five times. The staff is friendly, refills are free and the books incredibly ECLECTIC. luv ya Trident. Keep on readin' .... Oh yes, this summer they... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Located at the west end of the "mall"this would be an easy shop o miss unless you noticed the large local contingency. There is no better place to ring in the morning in Boulder. Browse through the eclectic collection of books, enjoy a cuppa great coffee and a croissant or muffin.....have a Boulder day.

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Longmont, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This place always has something to buy! Nice staff and super selection. Be sure to visit often, the stock is always changing.

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Boulder, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Overpriced, mediocre drinks, and baristas who get snotty if you try to pay with a debit/credit card. There are better places on Pearl St.

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Boulder, CO
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

I think it's been 25 years since I visited the Trident last, though I can't really recall. I used to think of the Trident as a place to meet an old friend, and that was the situation this time. I was early, so spent a pleasant 20 minutes in the bookstore side, then enjoyed a (delicious) coffee during my wait.... More

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Boulder, Co.
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Trident is a standard Boulder coffee house where you will get a flavor of the residents who live here. Wonderful coffees, teas, specialty drinks and GREAT pastry await you. The bookstore is a great place to browse for a broad spectrum of books on topics from Buddhist studies to Western Philosophy to theatre.

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Boulder, Colorado
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I have worked in coffee shops since the 60's, and this one has the excellent coffe ( and an incredible assortment of tea) that one would hope to find. The baristas are for the most part, first rate, and the atmosphere is so very classic coffee house. In fact in the summer on weekend evenings they often have entertainment outside... More

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Additional Information about Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Address: 940 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
Phone Number: (303) 443-3133
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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