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Vroman's Bookstore

695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2116
+1 626-449-5320
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Excellent independent bookstore

This is one of the original independent bookstores that’s been around for more than 100 years. Huge... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PilotMichael
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Pasadena, California
via mobile
One of the Best things in Pasadena!

This is the King of the Independent Bookstores in the San Gabriel Valley area. If you love the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David L
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Pasadena, California
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“greeting cards” (11 reviews)
“book lovers” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2116
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+1 626-449-5320
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"greeting cards"
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"independent book"
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"book lovers"
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"huge selection"
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"an amazing selection"
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"local authors"
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"full service"
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"news stand"
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"brick and mortar"
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"love books"
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"book store"
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"nice gift"
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"dying breed"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the original independent bookstores that’s been around for more than 100 years. Huge selection in there two-story building. Coffee house a news stand as well. Must check out the new book: Exploring Wine Tegions – Argentina. A beautiful coffee table book...More

Thank PilotMichael
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the King of the Independent Bookstores in the San Gabriel Valley area. If you love the smell of new books and your credit card is in good health. Then I humbly suggest you make a beeline to here. But leave the Credit Card...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Any book, on any subject, you will most likely find it at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena!!! The last of the Mohicans, the store for all your book needs and anything remotely connected, stationary, gifts, magazines!. The best part are all the personal notations attached to...More

Thank driekleur
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Vroman's has managed to thrive in an anti book climate, probably due to the facts that it has something for everyone (niche intellectual topics, kids' section, gifts aplenty) and that it is a Pasadena historical landmark, being over 100 years old. It also has its...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places. Some people get an ice cream when they are feeling blue - I go to Vromans.

Thank Melinda S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Vroman's bookstore is an iconic place in Pasadena, CA... there has never been a time when I was looking for a book... newly published or published years ago... that I didn't get what I needed when I went to Vroman's!! Staff is unbelievable helpful and...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Vroman's is an experience - the books, the african art, the book readings, and the adjoining cafe make this a must visit bookstore. A variety of activities include children's story time, local authors, and more. Don't miss it!

Thank myriamgbst
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Vromans is a treasure in Pasadena. Great selection of books and gifts and coffee too. Staff is very helpful and they offer gift wrapping as well. Really love the locally owned store. Prefer them to online or big box stores.

Thank Maria H
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

They stock a huge array of books, ranging from college textbooks and reference volumes to best seller fiction. The store employees are book lovers, and know what's on the shelves. This is at the opposite end of the spectrum from "big box" retailers -- friendly,...More

Thank LewP646
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This amazing bookstore has something for everyone! They have an amazing collection of Books, magazines, Cards, totes, Tees, a great kids section, coffee, unique and wonderful gift items. They have book signings, guest speakers, etc. You walk in for an item and you find yourself...More

Thank ValentineRosie
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