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“Not your usual fare”
Review of Book Fare Cafe

Book Fare Cafe
Ranked #102 of 456 Restaurants in Bellingham
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

Three stories of book -- some used or discounted, most eclectic, easy chairs here and there, a gift area, a cafe upstairs -- this is the kind of bookstore you enter and leave three hours later, sorry to go.

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Reviewed December 19, 2013

This is a place to spend time reading excerpts of books that you put on your wish list. The staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. A great selection of history and children's books

Thank Shirley C
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Reviewed November 4, 2013

This is an old fashioned bookstore, with lots of books, diverse selections, and many author events held regularly. I found suitable books for my nieces and interesting ones for my husband. It feels so refreshing to be in a bookstore like this, one that understands books and readers.

Thank Burnabytravellers
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

This place is kind of an "anchor store" in the Fairhaven shopping district. It's cheerful. Staff is pleasant. Interesting selection of books and much more atmospheric than your local mall B&N. Cafe on the uper level is sunny, has great views and is a nice place to have a cup of tea, look at the water, and page through the book you might be considering. Internet service is spotty. (I finally had to give up and take my laptop to the cute old library a couple blocks away.) I liked how it opened onto adjacent businesses and the "village green" in the back.

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Thank Frank S
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

Fairhaven is so fortunate to have this bookstore. It is a place where you could spend hours. The knowledgable booksellers won't steer you wrong.

Thank cantrelld
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