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Tattered Cover Bookstore

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The most extraordinary book store

I have loved Tattered Cover Book Store, from its incarnation in Cherry Creek to its current... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Easily killed 2 hours with kids from 9 to almost 16

We visited on the night of a Harry Potter extravaganza, which was a 5-bubble experience. Without... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank kristah279
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
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful find. I LOVE finding independent book stores. This one is a gem. So many books so little time. Comfy chairs are placed throughout. There is a lovely sitting area, and a little coffee shop. They have a small selection of used books....More

1  Thank lscottbeh
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

If you like books, this place is amazing! It’s got such character with hard wood floors that creek. A wax statue of a gentleman reading, coffee shop, and large selection. It’s so charming. If your in the area definitely check it out!

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