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The Bookcase & Barber


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi

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All reviews pretzels speak easy great drinks secret door secret password hidden bar limited seating sat at the bar great atmosphere speakeasy mixologist author haircut prohibition houdini ingredients servers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most innovative use of a long forgotten past time of buying books at a book store! You can't imagine how much fun this is and their "nod" to all things literary! Best Mint Julep EVER!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jonis332
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful idea Barbershop with secret wall of books That opens ... like a James Bond movie and behind it is a beautiful bar, in 20’s speak easy style But that’s the end of the greatness Drinks are each about 3oz TOTAL AVERAGE PRICE IS 13.00-14.00...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MitziP_13
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

This unique establishment mixes a operating barbershop and a dimly lit hidden speak easy. The barbers are the real thing not just a gimmick. The speak easy offers a great experience not found very often. Mixologists are informed, talented and very personable. Long menu of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MellohYellow
Reviewed January 2, 2019

What a fun spot to stop in for a drink. The whole speakeasy vibe was well played. Had an interesting cocktail and some good conversation. Definitely stop in here while in Durango!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Great place for hand crafted drinks as well as your tried and true variety. Wait staff is awesome and accomodating. The atmosphere is beyond cool, just what you want when you want to relax, have drinks in an awesome cozy wonderful environment!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank eb263
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I’m not a ‘bar’ person, but my husband and I thought this might be fun being styled as a 1920s speakeasy. It was exceptional! We sat at the bar (again, I’m not great with people I don’t know), and had the best night! All the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Our Durango, CO. friends guided us to The Bookcase & Barber, used to be a Speakeasy back in the Prohibition Days, very quaint and quiet. Great drinks and service, very limited seating which means you must have the password or you don't get through the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Superb staff who explain the history of the building and the cocktails. Real mixologists! The barber shop was busy and the service nature speakeasy concept is a WOW.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jacob10
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Such a fun place! You go into the barber shop and then to get to the bar you need the password. Once inside it has an easy going cozy atmosphere. There are cocktails inspired by famous authors and novels as well as some famous authors'...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank OrangeTX
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

A fun unique place to visit. Have been a handful of times and have been lucky enough each time to get in with a very little wait time. This visit was no exception, only had to wait about 5 minutes. Love that they expanded back...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Geoff H
April 13, 2019|
Response from Jenna B | Property representative |
Hi there Geoff! You can find an updated password on our website in quotes on the very first page! If you follow us on Facebook, check the cover photo!
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