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Elliott Bay Book Company

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Great bookstore with unique books.

Had heard about Elliott Bay Book Company, and it did not disappoint. Great selection of books and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
oscarandrafikismom
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La Jolla, California
The best book store ever!

When watching Seattlerefined one day after work, they were talking about this amazing Book Store in... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
jacqjvermaas
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Vancouver, Canada
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This book store is popular among caffeine-addicted Seattleites for its in-store coffee shop.
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1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3806
Broadway / Capitol Hill
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had heard about Elliott Bay Book Company, and it did not disappoint. Great selection of books and the calendar options were incredible. Worth a stroll for sure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank oscarandrafikismom
Reviewed October 29, 2018

When watching Seattlerefined one day after work, they were talking about this amazing Book Store in Seattle. When visiting Seattle we decided to look for it, and we found this unbelieveable amazing Book Store with a Coffee Shop in the back, we were in love....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jacqjvermaas
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We are readers, historians, travelers and science fiction buffs. We were in heaven at this classic historic book store. Just spent a week in Seattle. Elliott Bay Books was on our To-Do list, but we also got lucky, in that an extended family friend had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MarlySF
Reviewed October 7, 2018

A wonderful place to go relax and browse while escaping the rain for a few moments. A rustic building creating a homey feel while you walk around and read what is recommended by some of the store workers. It has classics as well as local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank capecodda
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We enjoyed browsing through the offerings in this immense bookstore and we lucky enough to happen upon an author's reading and discussion. Cafe is crowded but ok for a snack and a rest from the hard work of being a tourist.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marre5
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I adore this bookstore! This is, refreshingly, not a big box chain store. It is the bookstore I see in my dreams. Lovingly labeled with small book reviews from the staff on many displays. It took every ounce of willpower to get myself out the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank wilsonfurr5
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We all know that reading books electronically has taken over, and bookstores as an institution are under siege. So it stands to reason that if you were going to do the insane and run a bookstore, you would have to go over the top and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed September 3, 2018

What great find. A real, old fashioned bookstore with thousands of books. And a lovely café/coffee shop to sit and read or grab something warm and walk about. Particularly loved the Northwest section with all kinds of books about Seattle and Washington. The cooking section...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I love independent bookstores, it’s more of an experience than mall atmosphere. There’s a wide variety of books, I especially liked the Washington based authors or Washington set books section.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

B&B女主人她介紹這間Elliott Bay Book Company,真是我的菜!許多書都有展示客人或員工的評論,整個書店都是木頭裝潢!買了一本書Supper intelligence (Bill Gate recommend) 和幾張明信片!

Date of experience: July 2018
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