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Book Passage

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A gem of a local bookstore

Wander through to the back of the Ferry Building and you'll find this delightful little bookstore... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Great book selection

This is the kind of bookstore where you can find a book you've never heard of but fits your... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Dallas, Texas
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Dec 3, 2018
“A gem of a local bookstore”
Jul 15, 2018
“Great book selection”
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

Wander through to the back of the Ferry Building and you'll find this delightful little bookstore. Despite it's small size, it boasts a great choice of books, cards and gifts to please the book lover. If you're searching for a book about the local area,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is the kind of bookstore where you can find a book you've never heard of but fits your interests perfectly. It was tough to narrow down my choices, but they have a great selection of fiction, non-fiction, and everything in between. Perfect independent bookstore...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Our family seeks out local bookstores on our vacations, and having already visited Booksmith, we were satisfied and happy book-lovers. While visiting the Ferry Building, however, we happened upon Book Passage, and of course could not resist a visit...and are very happy we did. Though...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank dunadan
Reviewed June 27, 2017

It was our first time in San Francisco and we found this bookshop by chance when visiting the Farmers Market at the Ferry Building. It was a really nice surprise. A good selection of books including books with a local (San Francisco and California) interest...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Matt S
Reviewed February 1, 2017

We went to have Michael Connelly's new book signed. We met him when his previous book came out at the Corte Madera location. We look forward to the next book signing.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank weyesowl
Reviewed December 1, 2016

I went to Book Passage. Its a nice bookstore in the Ferry Building in San Francisco. They have author's events. They also have workshops and classes.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank mini
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Great book store with staff recommended books - everyone who works here is very knowledgeable and friendly. A great line up of Authors every month. Perfect location to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank GGOT
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Staff at Book Passage are the best. So knowledgable! The main store in Corte Madera (Marin County, just north of San Francisco) offers loads of classes and workshops as well as books (and a great little cafe). They've been around for a long time. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Lucy S
Reviewed May 29, 2015

I came her with my hubby over Memorial Day Weekend. We enjoyed this bookstore filled with a wonderful selection of book titles and staff recommendations.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank LisaandRod93013
Reviewed December 13, 2014

I personally enjoy small, local bookstores. This one is special, due to its calm and bright place, where you can browse the books hearing the seagulls.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank ale_steinberg
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