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Pelican Bay Books & Coffeehouse


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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pelican Bay Books & Coffee (PBBC) is a great place in downtown Anacortes for a relaxing cup of coffee. Some pastries are. Staff is friendly. Coffee is self service. Refills are free as opposed to the large international chain that charged for refills. Location is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank zip98221
Reviewed June 4, 2019

What a cozy place! They have a huge selection of books and authors, all in good condition and covering just about any topic you want. The prices are good and the staff is friendly and helpful. A great place to visit!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Have a large selection of books, great prices good condition. Can order and get it within a couple days. I would highly reccomend stopping in.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Michelle K
Reviewed May 18, 2019

I have written more than a thousand reviews, yet when it comes to Pelican Bay Bookstore, I don’t know enough superlatives to describe it adequately. Everything I love about bookstores and coffeehouses and bookstores are represented here in the best way. As I have pointed...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Robert F
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

As a bookstore aficionado and former independent bookstore employee, I wholeheartedly recommend this awesome place. Could have spent way longer if we didn’t have a ferry to catch. Husband bought 2 rare poetry books and I got some lovely notecards. Every detail in the store...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jazzglow
Reviewed January 16, 2019

They have books. Not digital files, but real, honest, paper books with words in them. I like that. I really appreciate the ambiance they have created and every time I go there, I see people hanging out and reading, or having coffee and talking. All...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aaron F
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We wandered in while waiting for an appointment and loved this place. The coffee is great; the staff is young and pleasant, they have a small, but delicious pastry assortment and the best selection of BOOKS I’ve seen in years. No vapid Barnes and Noble...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tonis694
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Books and Coffee go together like peanut butter and jelly....they just do. Sip a nicely brewed cup of java, find and good book, and combine the two....priceless. And Pelican books is a great place to experience this....a used book store with an amazing selection and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank busconi
Reviewed December 5, 2018

After a long drive all the way from Sammamish via the Boeing Factory Future of Flight center and then nearly diving into deception pass we had to have some coffee. So it was Pelican Bay where our maps were honed into. This place is just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pratik D
Reviewed November 24, 2018

My last review reported this as a new establishment, describing the amazing bookcases and exclaiming at the excellence of their coffee. Now, a year later, we returned to find the place buzzing. True, it was a Saturday late morning. Still, there was a line for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robert F
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