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Downtown Books

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Great used book store. Huge selection. The store has a couple of cats, if you're very allergic to... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Steve K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Best used bookstore in Southeast Wisconsin

I love used bookstores, I visit them wherever I go. If you're like me you have to stop in here... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
Rohan d
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Great used book store. Huge selection. The store has a couple of cats, if you're very allergic to cats, that might bother you? Other than that, this is a perfect stoer.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed November 11, 2017

I love used bookstores, I visit them wherever I go. If you're like me you have to stop in here when you're in town. I've been in bigger and better but this is the best in this metropolitan area. There's a mixture of media here,...More

Thank Rohan d
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Obviously, the latest books can't be found but you will find books by any author you seek.True bookworm atmosphere. Cats are a nice touch unless you're allergic.

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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

What a great bookstore! Doesn't look like much from the outside, but then you get in there and they have a ton of great stuff! I won't spoil it for you. And be sure to check out the washroom even if you don't have to...More

Thank James A
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The owner of this book store has always found everything I needed. I would spend more time here than I did to find gems and great reads for whatever topic or genre.

Thank Beth P
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent example of true Milwaukee friendliness and service. There are so many books of every genre that a person could easily get lost for hours. The staff are super friendly and helpful. Don't miss this fabulous place.

Thank dteachet
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Great place to find rare books or classics. Fabulous place to spend a rainy afternoon. Not a cat person, but I even enjoy seeing the fat cats there.

Thank melissaHWalker
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Downtown Books is a gem in Downtown Milwaukee. It's a great place to visit on a rainy day and get lost among the books. Downside to the new (ish) location is that it's not as cool as the old building, but the upside is that...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Whenever I have some free time I make a visit to the bookstore. The people who work there are very friendly and helpful. They have books that I have never seen at a bigger type bookstore and they are floor to ceiling. I normally get...More

Thank crystalg564
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Reasonable prices, and the owner and his cats were very friendly :) if we came back to Milwaukee we'd definitely stop again.

Thank Alissa W
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