We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Book Soup

8818 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2125
+1 310-659-3110
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
small event space

I had heard of Book Soup for years and in my mind, its reputation had made it larger, so when I got... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
cecesimms
,
New York City, New York
What a beautiful book signing with Brian May at Book Soup

I decided on a quick one night stay in LA. I flew from Nashville basically to attend the book... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
robbinsroost
,
Nashville, Tennessee
Read all 19 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Browsing is encouraged at Book Soup, the city's leading funky, fully-stocked bookstore.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (5 reviews)
“book store” (3 reviews)
“love books” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
8818 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2125
CONTACT
Website
+1 310-659-3110

Similar Things to Do in West Hollywood

Write a ReviewReviews (19)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"soup"
in 5 reviews
"book store"
in 3 reviews
"love books"
in 2 reviews
"small store"
in 2 reviews
"high end"
in 2 reviews
"bookshop"
in 5 reviews
"biography"
in 2 reviews
"signed"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 17 October 2017

I had heard of Book Soup for years and in my mind, its reputation had made it larger, so when I got there I was surprised by the small event space. However, the store is a book lover's dream and is stocked extremely well. I...More

Thank cecesimms
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I decided on a quick one night stay in LA. I flew from Nashville basically to attend the book signing of Brian May, famed Queen member and guitarist. I had airmails, and I wanted it for me, and even more so for my brother, a...More

Thank robbinsroost
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 June 2017

really high end well stocked bookshop like you might of seen in yesteryear incredible to browse and good people watching. They have everything and you can spend a nice hour or more here very relaxing and better than always being online

Thank DAvid B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Such a great array of books here. I was able to find books from social justice to YA fiction to career oriented pieces.

Thank Raven C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Plan to linger, the store is a warren of wonders, with an incredibly bright, friendly and opinionated staff. Lots of cards and curiosities as well as book, and many signed copies.

Thank zadkine
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Only regret is that we couldnt spend more time there. Such a hidden gem. Huge range and friendly staff. Allow an hour minimum.

Thank LizBarter10
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Little crowded but that is the essence of bookshops. There are recommendations by staff and signed copies of some. Varied subjects and included some very high end ones too. If you like books, a must go.

Thank Sunspotter2016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Very close to my hotel and heard that it was a good place to visit , a good selection of books and magazines from all genres . Picked up a book on the fashion industry and was specifically looking got a great biography or autobiography...More

Thank shalom7
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Great, terrific independent bookstore. Jam packed with great interesting books. Very small, but really on par with Powell's for character. Kind of odd location/access parking is in rear. Don't miss this one if you love books.

Thank Robert R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I confess that I grew up with Duttons in Brentwood and expect all LA bookstores to live up to that standard. Book Soup comes soooo close. I stop here whenever I come to town. The selection is great and there are always interesting recommendations. I...More

1  Thank JOdintz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in West Hollywood
The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills
1,825 reviews
.16 km away
Petit Ermitage
1,102 reviews
.35 km away
Chamberlain West Hollywood
1,753 reviews
.44 km away
Le Montrose Suite Hotel
1,015 reviews
.46 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Dialog Cafe
68 reviews
.09 km away
Amarone Kitchen & Wine
109 reviews
.14 km away
Eveleigh
252 reviews
.19 km away
The Church Key
101 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sunset Strip
405 reviews
.50 km away
Sunset Plaza
207 reviews
.32 km away
Whiskey-a-Go-Go
83 reviews
.19 km away
Rainbow Bar and Grill
65 reviews
.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Book Soup staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit