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Green Apple Books

506 Clement St, Richmond District, San Francisco, CA 94118-2324
+1 415-387-2272
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An excellent range of books but I came away empty handed

I visited this shop on the basis of other reviews, and if your looking for a good range of well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matt S
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Manchester, United Kingdom
All Booked Up...

No, this is not a reincarnation of Larry McMurtry's 1970's era Georgetown bookstore. But it is to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
bbchea
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Los Angeles, California
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This well-known used bookstore carries a wide variety of titles to suit all tastes.
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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506 Clement St, Richmond District, San Francisco, CA 94118-2324
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+1 415-387-2272
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this shop on the basis of other reviews, and if your looking for a good range of well priced new and second hand cookbooks I'd suggest adding this bookshop to your travel itinerary. I've rated it Average because there isn't a Good option...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

No, this is not a reincarnation of Larry McMurtry's 1970's era Georgetown bookstore. But it is to the Bay Area what Booked Up was to Washingtonians nearly a half century ago...namely an eclectic mix of books cleverly packaged in a century old retail building. And...More

Thank bbchea
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. We appreciate your help in spreading the Green Apple love.

Reviewed 4 May 2017

If you love books and browsing, this place is perfect for you. Staff are knowledgeable and I loved all the staff choices and comments on the books. The children`s section is magnificent, best I have seen in a long time and you could quite happily...More

Thank PaulaGalvin
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for the great review. We really appreciate you taking the time to spread the word about Green Apple's treasures. Travel safe!

Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you like books, and you like history, and you like cool funky places, you must to to Green apple books!

Thank Robertiskute
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thanks for visiting and for the great review. We wish you safe travels.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

I make it back to Green Apple whenever I get to SF. New and used books, music and magazines, you know a book shop. I always find more than I thought and buy more than I should. Keep this place alive please.

Thank pnati0n
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

You will cream your jeans when you first go in there and see all the awesome books for you to read. So kicky and fun!

Thank Alzor S
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Thanks for the great review. We appreciate you spreading the Green Apple love.

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine brought me here while I was visiting. We had a dog with us and the staff let us bring him inside. Once inside, they each took turns playing with the puppy. My friend was trying to introduce me to s new...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

A really wonderful bookstore. Great prices. Excellent children's section. Cool art for sale from local artists.

Thank Tristin H
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thanks for the great review. We appreciate you sharing your positive experience.

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Our next destination was Green Apple Books on Clement St. I try to visit a bookstore anywhere we go and I had added this stop early on. I later found a Groupon for $20 for $40, a rarity for a bookstore, I was quite pleased....More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My favorite section is the used or recently read one. All the latest books at half price. Next door are vinyls , CDs , DVDs , paperbacks...the works . Not to be missed.

Thank Andrew T
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review Green Apple. We appreciate your great review.

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