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I spent 2 hours wandering around and I could have done it all day. A great old-fashioned bookstore... read more

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Hans M
Niles, Illinois
well organized with helpful staff

I went here looking for a particular, obscure book. while they didn't have it, the staff was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rocklin, California
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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 yesterday

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 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed September 8, 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 September 3, 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 August 29, 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 August 7, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Maria O
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I LOVE this bookstore. I always stop here when I’m on Denver. Independent bookstores are hard to come by, and I’m so happy to have stumbled upon this cozy, comfortable storefront on Colfax. It’s got a great vibe. Staff is helpful. And the cafe serves...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

It's extremely rare that I walk out of a bookstore empty handed, but this was just...bland, as my father put it. They have lots of floors, but nothing that caught my interest. Not even my preschool teacher mom could find a children's book she wanted....More

Thank LE368
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I always have to check local bookstores to see what they're holding. Tattered Cover was delightful in that it had an old library style. Complete with a coffee shop and little nooks and crannies for people to hang out and read in. It was very...More

Thank KSimmer
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great, local bookstore. Well organized. some separate rooms for separate genres. Neat, off the beaten path books, as well as best sellers, and new releases. The staff does a great job of suggesting titles and showcasing these suggestions. The coffee shop is nice. We ordered...More

Thank Kelsey R
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