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Book Works Bookstore Coffeehouse

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667 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2665
+1 831-372-2242
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
“chai” (2 reviews)
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667 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2665
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

The attitude is definitely relaxed and comfortable. We always take advantage of the free WiFi while we drink coffee and eat the treats. If you like browsing in bookstores then you are in luck because the cozy bookstore is just paces away in the back.

Thank stodgman
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Always a sure thing for good coffee, scones and a warm welcome environment. Bring the paper and spread out. There is actually plenty of room. Even the washrooms are charming. Best coffee spot in PG.

Thank Cubby V
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple pumpkin spice lattes on the front patio of the bookstore/coffeehouse. Coffee was smooth and very good - may go back before we leave this weekend!

Thank jlbright27
Reviewed October 22, 2017

the coffee is excellent. There are options for breakfast - from oatmeal to quiche to breakfast sandwiches.

Thank Wineaus
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We spent several days in Pacific Grove and visited Bookworks every morning. It was busy and usually had a short queue, but we were served promptly, and with a smile. There seemed to be a nice mix of locals and visitors, and the place has...More

Thank Dicka
Reviewed September 25, 2017

A terrific local's coffeehouse. Do NOT miss browsing the bookstore in the back. The collection is eclectic and thoughtful. There is special attention to the children's section with a huge collection of Folkmanis Puppets to spoil that special child. Best of all are the fabric...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We grabbed a quick breakfast here. It was packed. They have a nice menu including some gluten free options. In the back is a small book section. I would definitely go back and hang out.

Thank eyeileen
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Wonderful coffees, pastries and a small but great bookstore, gifts. Relax in comfy chairs with complimentary wireless.

Thank Tugrul S
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I found this awesome shop while wandering around P.G. one morning. Sat on the sidewalk, drank coffee, read a bit, and watched the world go by. It was breezy and wonderful. The coffee was hot and delicious. The bookstore had a lot of books in...More

Thank BKM33
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Nice selection of baked goods, super tasty coffee, and wifi -- you can't go wrong! Plus there's a bookstore in the back.

Thank Cathy E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 667 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2665
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-2242
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