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Lion Heart Book Store

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Such a Great Store!

We found this bookstore in the Pike's Place market. Not only is the store great but the person who... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Indian Land, South Carolina
Amazing Owner

This little book shop on the lower level in Pike Place Market offers a nice selection of used and... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Tucson, Arizona
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
1501 Pike Pl Ste 432, Seattle, WA 98101-1542
+1 206-903-6511
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

We found this bookstore in the Pike's Place market. Not only is the store great but the person who works there (not sure if he is the owner or not) is so sweet, funny and friendly. He even sang to us. You have to stop...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda5355
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This little book shop on the lower level in Pike Place Market offers a nice selection of used and new books. It includes other offerings, such as calendars and greeting cards, with all merchandise nicely displayed. What sets it apart from every other book store...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Stopped in to walk through the market and found the Lion Heart Book store. Being a sucker for all kinds of book stores, i went in. It did not disappoint. While i was there the guy behind the counter spoke with me and in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed December 19, 2017

This store and its kind, creative, generous owner, David Ghoddousi has become the favorite stop on our annual Christmas trip to Seattle. The picture above tells it all. The minute you walk in, David makes the effort to connect with you with genuine warmth and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tim B
Reviewed July 17, 2017

The owner of this store is just delightful! He was reciting poetry (by Shel Silverstein, no less) from memory and quoting authors selected by other shoppers at the same time. I selected a book from a stack without realizing he was even looking my way....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sunie9
Reviewed May 3, 2017

As shops go the range wasn't that great (although I did find something to buy, which isn't always the case), but an extra mark for the guy behind the counter who was so enthusiastic and fun, and interested in everything.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank vicguy45
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The owner has a great personality. The book selection wasn't quite what I was looking for but he had some good stuff. He always seems to be telling stories and interacting with the customers. He's worth the trip.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JenB398
Reviewed October 22, 2016

This is a little gem of a place in Pike Place Market. The owner David is knowledgeable and is the heartbeat of the establishment! Thoroughly enjoyed my time browsing the selection of used books and would highly recommend a visit. Don't forget to send him...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank SursumCorda9
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice used book store. Prices were reasonable and selection was decent. Owner was funny and helpful. Would recommend.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Carmen H
Reviewed September 21, 2016

I typically visit several bookstores when I am on a vacation and this is one of my favorites yet. David, the owner, was so friendly and fun! He was singing book quotes as we looked around the store and was also quick to offer thoughtful...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jeanna D
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