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Story & Song Bookstore Bistro

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Island casual bookstore bistro serving fresh, local ingredients in a neighborhood secret garden courtyard setting. Enjoy a croissant omelette sandwich or Bronx bagel for breakfast, Ina's chicken salad, signature pot pie, quiche and salad, and seasonal specials for lunch. Organic iced tea brewed on-site, fair trade coffee, personally selected wines, regional craft beer.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those places that you just want to go and hang out. Good coffees and good wine. It is a complete bookstore with extras all through the buildings. Upstairs is music on some nights and poetry and art and....who knows what else...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank William M
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

I adore this little place! I’ve been there for meetings, having coffee with a friend or taking my kids to their children section of the bookstore. I always enjoy a homemade muffin and a cappuccino. The staff always pleasant and accommodating.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2019

Thank you so much for stopping by and bringing the kiddos too! It was our hope that people would embrace Story & Song as a gathering place and it would feel welcoming to all. Thank you for taking time to find us in our neighborhood...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019

This place is GREAT! You can revive your body, mind and soul with a glass of wine, a snack, a book and a comfortable seat. The book signings and book review groups are so nice. The owners are the nicest people you'll ever meet. Stop...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jamesrI9196HM
BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

James, we are so grateful for your kind words about Story & Song and thank you for your support of our local business. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Not only Story and Song is a well-stocked bookstore with a large children section and a wide selection of topics , it is also a bistro with a quiet and charming patio, an art galllery presenting local artists and a gift shop with unusual items....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rosine S
BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Wow, Rosine, you really got a sense of what we're all about! Our crew thanks you for supporting this indie island bookshop and for taking the time to share your experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed October 29, 2018

While wandering on our first trip to Amelia Island, we discovered Story & Song and became instant fans. It's becoming harder to find interesting book nooks to explore - especially establishments that are so welcoming and obviously care for both their customers and community. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Scott P
BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you so much, Scott, for finding your way to us and your lovely review. We're off the beaten path, as you know, and we so appreciate our guests who love unique and eclectic independent booksellers and support them. Enjoy your time on Amelia Island...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited this awesome little (?) store on the way to Amelia Island!what a great store ! Very well stocked with a vast array of categories of books and gifts ! They also have local artists work which is also for sale!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hey Shaun, thanks so much for your kind words. We enjoyed showing you, Sherry, and Ty our new(ish) bookstore and look forward to your return! Safe travels.

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Forget Starbucks. Story and Song is where it's at for an imaginative, tasty lunch that won't leave you bloated or broke. Their salads and sandwiches are creative and yummy. And their quiche is the lightest you will find anywhere -- not that heavy variety that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Suzu T
BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Many thanks, Suzu, for stopping in and taking the time to write your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your lunch and our neighborhood setting. We hope to see you at the bookshop again soon! Warm regards from the Story & Song crew.

Reviewed September 12, 2018

There is just a good feel about this Story & Song. It's clean, smell good and a great social environment.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank repollock
BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Story & Song and your kind comments on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you again soon ... the coffee will be on!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a lovely shop that offers food service, it is a bit slow in service but the food is above average. I think you would enjoy the food as well as enjoy looking through the store and the gift items that they have to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hello, Rose! Thank you for joining us at Story & Song. Thank you for the kind comments about our food and selection of merchandise. We're working on the ability to accommodate larger groups (which we've had this week) and still be timely in serving everyone....More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by Sunday morning in search of The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies. Explained I was new to the area and anxious to support local establishments. Inquired about the possibility of their having the book. Instead of searching their computer, the young lady pointed to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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BookstoreGal, Owner at Story & Song Bookstore Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Dear Michelle, know that we will circle back to our youngest employee and reinforce some critical aspects of customer care. Thank you for your gift of feedback and know that we thank you for being aware that independent businesses are worth giving a chance. We...More

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