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Tattered Cover Bookstore

2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
+1 303-322-7727
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Fantastic bookstore!!!

This was a great book store! First, it was huge. Second, it had a really neat and big children's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hartford City, Indiana
Wonderful cozy, peaceful environment

Great selection of books and reviews from staff. Small coffee shop, gift wrapping, full service... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Taos, New Mexico
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A locally owned bookstore and a Colorado landmark, the Tattered Cover, with three unique locations, offers personal service, an extraordinary selection, coffee shops, extensive newsstands, and author appearances nearly every day. With books, gift cards, games, greeting cards, calendars, literary curious, t-shirts, book bags, and more, the Tattered Cover is a bookstore and much more!
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“book store” (28 reviews)
“book lovers” (14 reviews)
“love books” (13 reviews)
2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
+1 303-322-7727
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great book store! First, it was huge. Second, it had a really neat and big children's area. Third, it was in a old building and everything inside was old looking and just neat!

Thank Vacation_Commander
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great selection of books and reviews from staff. Small coffee shop, gift wrapping, full service independent book store. A Denver institution!

Thank MHobratschk
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I'm not sure if they have moved and Tripadvisor is incorrect or if I went to another branch, but the Tattered Cover Bookstore that I visited was in Union Station. The independent bookstore is really cool. The decor and the layout of the books reminds...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I love this bookstore! It is the most charming bookstore I’ve ever been in. Rows upon rows of books, anything you could want. It is a readers paradise. Full of couches, and places to sit and read. Places to play chess, a cafe to get...More

Thank MNY407
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a book lovers paradise! Their children’s book section was amazing! I am a teacher and was able to find several new to me books I had to get to take back to my classroom! If you are a book lover, this is the...More

Thank MicheleTrent
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was in Denver on business and stumbled across Tattered Cover. What an awesome bookstore! Go when you have a couple hours free so that you can browse all the shelves, enjoy a cup of coffee and sit among the 1,000s of books. Highly recommend!

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I visited the LoDo branch of Tattered Cover. It's a magical place for a book lover, and I could easily have spent all the day in there. Very good selection of titles, and nice selection of used books, too. Staff is very nice and helpful....More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is such a lovely bookstore piled high in magic. The old floors and every nook and cranny was full of adventures that await the avid reader.

Thank rsocha88
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Shamefully Tattered Cover is no longer the historic treasure trove bookstore and gifts. As of 2017 new owners have taken over and have dropped quality long time vendors that supplied Tattered Cover Bookstore. This is true of products that sold well at Tattered Cover. In...More

Thank buensleep
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We enjoyed wandering around in this large, comfortable bookstore. Found a present for our step-grandson that we think he'll like. Worth a stop if you love books!

Thank P D
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