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Tattered Cover Bookstore

2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
+1 303-322-7727
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Bookstore Bonanza

One of the premiere Indy bookstores in the US, Tattered Cover has been around a long, long time--a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim T
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austin, tx
Some bad info from earier reviews

I visited the Tattered Cover shop on Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, in the huge Aspen Grove shopping... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
prep1
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denver
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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!
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“book store” (28 reviews)
“love books” (15 reviews)
“book lovers” (14 reviews)
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2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1411
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+1 303-322-7727
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"wooden floors"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the premiere Indy bookstores in the US, Tattered Cover has been around a long, long time--a serious sign they're doing something right. A huge magazine section, bargain books, author events, free parking at this location (there are others in Denver, including on the...More

Thank Jim T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Tattered Cover shop on Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, in the huge Aspen Grove shopping centre. Some earlier reviews said the staff was lazy, surly, rude, unhelpful, etc. This was NOT TRUE on my visit. The staff was pleasant and helpful

Thank prep1
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

It wasn't at the bookstore - but the book signing that Tattered Cover hosted for Fascism - A Warning for Madeleine Albright was impressive. The event was moved to the Trinity United Methodist Church to accommodate 1100 enthusiastic attendees. The doors opened an hour late...More

Thank Travljunky2017
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I love all of the Tattered Cover Book Stores. They are cozy and the staff members are both knowledgeable and friendly. A fantastic bookstore, no doubt about it.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is a great place to spend a few minutes or a few hours. It's a large, warm space, with high ceilings and tall bookcases everywhere. You'll find all the latest books, along with a wide selection of offerings on gobs of topics, many used...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

When I came into tattered cover bookstore I was greeted by viscous and conceited employees who made this bookstore a horrible experience. I would strongly recommend not going here unless you want to be greeted with mean employees who refuse to help you. I am...More

Thank Miss J
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I stopped in to the Tattered Cover while in town for an academic conference. I love books and loved this bookstore. The space was really cool, seems like an old warehouse or industrial space. The books are largely list price, but they do have some...More

Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Imagine you are entering Carlos Ruiz Zafon's Cemetery of Forgotten Books (except probably better organized) or Matthew Sullivan's Bright Ideas Bookstore (actually you might be... but without the dead body)...walking into Tattered Cover was very much like I had the pleasure of walking into one...More

Thank Katie L
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

If Powell's in Portland is the gold standard for west coast bookstores, then Tattered Cover deserves a solid B+. Much more comfy/cozy and inviting than Powell's. I wanted to grab a book and read the whole thing while sitting in one of the inviting seating...More

Thank BlueBoots92008
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

If you love books and independent book stores then this is the best combination for you. Great inventory with friendly and knowing employees you can easily spend hours here. Free parking in the back and on a side street and not all that far from...More

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