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Vroman's Bookstore

695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2116
+1 626-449-5320
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So much more than a bookstore

The selection of books spans two stories. There is an extensive fiction and non-fiction section... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laura R
Huntington Beach, California
Only in Pasadena

Roman's proves that bricks and mortar bookstores can succeed and are relevant. It has outlasted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nick W
Pasadena, California
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695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2116
+1 626-449-5320
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The selection of books spans two stories. There is an extensive fiction and non-fiction section downstairs and a large children and young adult section upstairs. What is really great about Vroman's is that all through the store are recommendations from staff about books they love...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roman's proves that bricks and mortar bookstores can succeed and are relevant. It has outlasted the big chains and remains a hub for life in Pasadena.

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This independent bookstore is a feast for the eyes and sustenance for the soul. Books and gifts are so beautifully arranged that you'll want one of everything. Don't miss their newsstand in front on Colorado Boulevard or the locally roasted, full service Jones Coffee inside.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kid loved this Bookstore. He has 2 years old and enjoyed each time we went there. Parent if you looking nice gift for you lover visited the store at the second floor.

Thank 255sofiaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vromans is the one of the oldest independent bookstores in Pasadena. They have wonderful gift items as well as books.

Thank C M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, CA is a traditional bookstore that is extremely fundamental. The selection of literature is second to none. The ambience is great as well as staff.

Thank lilboku
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I like to go to bookstores. At least there are still some left to go to. I prefer my local bookstore but going to Vroman's is a special event. David Sedaris was appearing and signing his new book and that is why I went. I...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This book store is truly a nice place to go just to sit indoors or outside in the cafe area and read, or just relax and watch the people that are walking up and down the boulevard. I love sitting indoors and finding books to...More

Thank 689gracec
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderful bookstore with friendly and helpful staff and a good selection of books and book related materials.

Thank AngelM6877
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Love, love, love Vromans! Booksellers are knowledgeable, helpful and courteous. They walk you to the book, not just point. They have a great stationery and gift department also. And don't forget the signings.

Thank Gail Y
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