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Address: 296 Main St, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-5510
Phone Number: +1 360-376-2135
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Who would have thought.....with so many things to do..... That a small bookstore would emerge as "destination worthy"? Darvill's has a great selection and just a cool vibe. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 22, 2016
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought.....with so many things to do..... That a small bookstore would emerge as "destination worthy"? Darvill's has a great selection and just a cool vibe. I bought $100 worth of stuff I could have bought 20' from my door in Manhattan... Just because they make the experience so fun. Bonus: check out the musical CDs by local... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This bookstore was my first step to falling in love with the island. They have an incredible selection of books and an adorable reading book that overlooks the bay. It's the perfect place to lose yourself in any given day. Also, if you buy a ton of books, they give you a free tote bag. Completely worth it in my... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Darvil's bookstore is one of the best small town bookstores I have seen in a while. It is very well stocked with local and nationally famous works and is home to the best coffee in Eastsound. If you are looking for a great place in Eastsound to spend a fun afternoon reading, you should come here.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I miss bookstores like this back home. This is the kind of bookstore a reader dreams about. Carefully chosen titles with people running the store who love to read. I could stay here all day! And the coffee is sublime. No joke. I had it during my first visit a month ago and couldn't get it out my head. So... More 

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Eastsound, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Best coffee on the island by mutual consensus of my coworkers, my favorite place to buy gifts for friends and family off island, great staff and reasonable prices. I can always find good books & music here. I love supporting this local business and highly recommend checking it out.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

When we first went in, I was concerned at what seemed like a sparse number of books, but oh, was I wrong! This is one of the best bookstores I've been in! There is often only one copy of a book out, but the selection is amazing! I could have just taken my arm and swiped off a shelf of... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

They had a wonderful collection of books and curios. We wandered the isles browsing and found some wonderful cards and a Christmas present. The store also has a coffee bar in the back.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

great bookstore with great selection of books and music lovely to see an independent bookstore still doing business frequent author readings and book clubs great gourmet coffee not a restaurant doesn't belong in this segment come to buy books and gifts not eat

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South Weber, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

We actually stopped in for coffee, but ended up shopping. Lovely selection. Fantastic staff. Like a little shop we visited in Nantucket.

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

I may have to start commuting from Boulder, CO to Orcas Island, WA just for the outstanding espresso that is served at this charming bookstore in Eastsound! My husband had it hot, I had it cold, but either way, the latte was just right! We shared a delicious, fine-textured, lemon poppyseed muffin to go with it. Did I mention that... More 

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