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Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Cute bookstore with a hidden gem - coffee and pastries

This place was small but it holds a hidden gem which is their coffee shop and freshly made... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Judelyn V
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A must stop for book lovers and a mini-cultural oasis.

I am a fan of independent book stores and what a delight this store is. Great selection of titles... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
loesshawk2015
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Sioux City, Iowa
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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.What about our store? We are a full service, independent bookstore, with...more
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68 9th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5004
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Reviewed August 7, 2016

Walking around downtown we came across this little gem. Not over stocked with books, but great selection of both new releases and a "gently used" section. The coffee nook within the book store is a perfect compliment. They offer specialty drinks named after books, as...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This place was small but it holds a hidden gem which is their coffee shop and freshly made pastries. The staff were great and I found an interesting book to read while I was in Steamboat. I had the blueberry lemon muffin, it was perfectly...More

1  Thank Judelyn V
Reviewed March 23, 2018

My son and I stopped in here because he is a book lover and we wanted to find a birthday present. It is off the main street on 9th. It has a great atmosphere. There is a nice selection of books on Steamboat and Colorado....More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I am a fan of independent book stores and what a delight this store is. Great selection of titles and a very comfortable atmosphere. Fun little coffee bar area with a great selection of treats. The staff is very friendly and I found the "staff...More

1  Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed January 25, 2018

On 9th street, this bookstore offers flavored coffees and home made sweets to enjoy while sitting at their tables. There are plenty of books to browse. Many are on Colorado including history, and sights to see. there are also maps of all types for Colorado...More

1  Thank Donna A
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Great place to get a book and a great cup of coffee! They have a good assortment of books and small gifts. Really nice people!

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OTBP, Owner at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Thank you, Harts, for your review. Really glad you enjoyed your visit to Off the Beaten Path.

Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

They have a nice cafe in the book shop that worked well for me. Book shops are always one of my favorite stops and this one did not disappoint. Nice, helpful staff too.

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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

These little bookstore gems are a vanishing breed. Small on the outside; the inside holds a large selection of titles, new & vintage. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable; and the whole ambiance is cozy and welcoming. There is a comfortable (and tasty) little coffee...More

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Ronald K, Owner at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Thank you so much for your comments! We are so pleased you were able to immerse yourself in "the joy and pleasure of ideas!" It's what we aim for everyday.

Reviewed September 25, 2017

As my son and I toured downtown Steamboat Springs, we stumbled across the "Off The Beaten Path Bookstore & Coffeehouse." It is well worth the stop! Once inside, the facility was very inviting. People chatted at the tables while they sipped their coffee and munched...More

Thank Manchester1889
Reviewed July 6, 2017

This is such a cute bookstore and coffee shop. They have pastries, coffee, tea, gifts, books, etc. We love shopping in this store. It is always busy and such a cute atmosphere. They have a great selection of books!

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Reviewed March 18, 2017

I found this store while wandering around downtown Steamboat Springs. It's not that hard to find...just down a side street. I love local independent bookstores and this one did not disappoint. The iced chai was delicious and I purchased a couple books. It has good...More

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