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Joseph-Beth Booksellers

161 Lexington Green Cir, Lexington, KY 40503-3325
589-273-2911
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Heaven

This place was wonderful. Way more then just a bookstore. I could of stayed here for hours, we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sabrina B
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Paducah, Kentucky
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A Destination Bookstore

If you miss Borders Bookstore, you'll love Joseph-Beth Booksellers. It's the best of everything... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2017
tinkerbell-hop
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“nice store” (2 reviews)
“two hours” (2 reviews)
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161 Lexington Green Cir, Lexington, KY 40503-3325
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589-273-2911
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was wonderful. Way more then just a bookstore. I could of stayed here for hours, we spent about an hour just walking around and browsing. Beautiful place.

Thank Sabrina B
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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

If you miss Borders Bookstore, you'll love Joseph-Beth Booksellers. It's the best of everything: gifts, paper-goods, cafe and of course a wide selection of books. We could've spent the day and will return!

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

One of the best book-stores I've ever seen in the southern US. Huge selection of books and periodicals well organized and displayed in very spacious and well-lit surroundings; ranges from current best-sellers to a considerable variety of sale and discount items; Kentuckiana a specialty. A...More

2  Thank Z1854TEgeorgeh
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Joseph-Beth has been a fixture of Lexington of decades. Anchoring the Lexington Green shopping "Mall", they offer a great experience whether book shopping, eating at the cafe, buying a gift in the toy store, or strolling the nice property. Book prices are on the high...More

1  Thank Gabe10101
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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Accompanied another family member here. Was impressed with the expanse of the store and the varied merchandise. There were books galore, novelty items (cooking gadgets, napkins, shot glasses, jewelry, and Kentucky souvenirs). The children's section was setup with a play area. We spent over two-hours...More

Thank TrishA4
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

I have been going here for 12 years. I love this bookstore and their cafe! So many great books and amazing games for kids. a wonderful place this is!

Thank Rose592
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Reviewed March 31, 2017

I love this place and visit whenever I am in Lexington. It is not just a bookstore. There are mementos and regional favorites, Vera Bradley items, a restaurant and of course books. There seems to be a whole children's level but I never made it...More

Thank mamoroso2
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

We went into this store to purchase souveniers. The store was very nice, had plenty of souvenier and book choices. Bathrooms were very clean. Will visit again when in the area.

1  Thank Angela W
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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Oh my! I sure wish we had one of these where we live! My daughter and I ventured over for a browse. We wanted so many things! I mean really. They have a little bistro thingy and gift items as well as books. The restrooms...More

1  Thank ElizAnnG
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Reviewed November 29, 2016

Wonderful bookstore with large selection, gifts and a excellent kids floor (yes, floor). We visit everytime we're in Lexington. Also check out the cafe, it is excellent as well.

1  Thank AustinEEE
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