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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
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2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always loved a good book store. I can get lost for hours in everything it can offer and the Tattered Cover is no exception. They have lots of comfortable seating, a coffee bar and no one rushing you to leave. You can pick...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My goodness. This place has it all and I mean it does have it all. Any book, choice seating, helpful staff, a coffee bar, and more awaits the person who wanders inside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I make it a point to find local bookstores wherever I travel and this was my choice in Denver. It was worth the visit. It wasn't too big to be overwhelming and large enough to have options. I went with my mom and we both...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Erin M
Reviewed January 9, 2019

The best bookstore in the Denver! They have everything you need here and plenty of couches and chairs to read your books in. It's a wonderful place. Lots of books for all ages and a great kid section too to keep your kids entertained.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Lauren L
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This was a must see on our tour of Denver. No pressure to buy anything, great environment to relax and read. Grab a cup of coffee you will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank rsmead13
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

This is a classic bookstore which is perfect for browsing. The atmosphere is conducive to searching for and perusing books; and rather like being in a library the customers tend to speak very quietly. The coffee shop adds to the delight of relaxing with a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Y9506WFronalds
Reviewed December 28, 2018

I was visiting Denver with girlfriends for a run, we visited this store 3 times during out stay! The staff was helpful and what a great place to browse. I bought a few books and a puzzle plus some gifts.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lesley G
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Sales legend wrote Foreword to my book. No respect was shown. Wouldn't let me come to discuss book signings. I am a local author. 15 LinkedIn "influencers" contributed to my book with quotes, comments, stories and perspectives. Local authors are made to feel 2nd rate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank William H
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I came across this shop on a walk and I'm so glad I did. They have a wonderful selection of not only books, but also postcards and other little gifts. I ended up treating myself to several good finds, and I had a lovely conversation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank notquitelost
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Popped our heads in here, as I love independent booksellers of all stripes and make it a point to frequent their shops when in town. Great selection, a knowledgeable staff and a fantastic kids section made this a nice stop when touring LoDo. Looking forward...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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