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“Quirty, cool vibe-y bookstore, EVER”

Malaprop's Bookstore and Cafe
Ranked #3 of 28 Coffee & Tea in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
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Asheville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Quirty, cool vibe-y bookstore, EVER”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

The owners and staff like books. So they have a recommended section, which WORKS. All the books in the whole store are carefully chosen, to keep with the particular "energy" of Malaprop's. Always a pleasure going in there!

Visited June 2013
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Always the best”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Our families enjoyed shopping with you and getting great coffee during our wedding weekend. One of the best indie bookstores around. Thanks!

Visited May 2013
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Thank kbfra
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Apex, North Carolina
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191 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Great Place to find Oddities”
Reviewed May 25, 2013

This is not your typical bookstore chain. They carry an extreme variety of materials and sometimes the hard to find or rarely stocked. Very busy place. Great place to just pop in or to sit awhile. Staff very helpful and can grab a muffin & coffee. Check out the calendar of events for interesting items!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank ggthor
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Asheville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“One of the best bookstores in the nation.”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Diversity at its best. Encourages local authors, offers just about everything or will find it! Great staff. A class act.

Visited November 2012
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Thank Chuck W
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Troy, Ohio
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Book store? Cafe?”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

This was an interesting place... I am not sure really if it is a book store? Library? Cafe? You can go and look at / read books. There is a bar / counter in the middle that serves snacks, drinks and things. It was an interesting place. If you are in Asheville, it is worth a visit.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Grace W
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