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Off the Beaten Path

68 9th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
970-879-6830
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Cuisines: Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: 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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Brisbane, Australia
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298 reviews 298 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This cute little store satisfied two of my weaknesses - books and coffee. The coffee was very good and they have a good selection, the treats were fresh and tasty. The staff were friendly and efficient even when extremely busy. I love the eclectic collection of books to browse while waiting for order. Upstairs has lots more seating and is... More

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Louisville
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

What's not to like? Love this bookstore, love the staff recommendations, love the cafe, love the used books section (but wish it was bigger).

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Orlando, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I love this bookstore! I am a sucker for independent bookstores, especially with a cute cafe attached. Great coffee, wonderful atmosphere and such friendly people. It's impossible to walk in and not feel welcome. There was a chipmunk that ran into the store in the day we were there, and the shop owners were trying so hard it safely herd... More

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syracuse
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Good coffee, good danish and nice people. And an eclectic assortment of books to choose from. The upstairs reading area is a nice hideaway while sipping your coffee, very little foot traffic and free wifi.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Coffee, treats and well selected books. What more can you ask for to enhance your day! I love the grasshopper coffee drink...both hot and cold!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Well stocked book store with a coffee bar. What more does one need?! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the books on display. The coffee and sweet treats were tasty and freshly made. The chocolate chip cookies were fabulous.

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Carson City, Nevada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

If you need the feel and look of real books, this is the place. It also has a wonderful selection of unique gifts for adults and kids. There are little nooks in this store as well as an area outside for reading. The clerks are book-o-philes so they can answer questions about current best sellers. The store also features "best... More

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chicago
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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I love this place. It's close to the bike path. It's locally owned and it is intimate because of it. The pastries are good as is the coffee and it's fun to browse while you wait for your coffee.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Ive kind of had it with Off the Beaten Path. They are late many times in opening which at 8 is late anyway. The prices are high and not really local friendly. Heck you buy a tea and refills are a problem...and they charge you for it...Im not going back! They have such a nice floorplan but Im a stickler... More

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OTBP, Owner at Off the Beaten Path, responded to this review

John, I'm sincerely sorry that we have disappointed you. We are pretty religious about opening at 8 sharp, timing our opening to the start of NPR's 8:00 newscast! We'd like a chance to prove to you we do care for our customers - so please come back and give us a chance. - Ron More

Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Great books, cinnamon rolls better than any I have had anywhere. Good area to sit and chat. The store also offers cute cards to send of Colorado. Great coffee!

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Additional Information about Off the Beaten Path

Address: 68 9th Street, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Phone Number: 970-879-6830
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Steamboat Springs
Cuisine: Café

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