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Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

68 9th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5004
+1 970-879-6830
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A nice book stop with good Steamboat, Colorado, and interesting staff selected books

My son and I stopped in here because he is a book lover and we wanted to find a birthday present... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
IowaMum
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Des Moines, Iowa
A must stop for book lovers and a mini-cultural oasis.

I am a fan of independent book stores and what a delight this store is. Great selection of titles... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
loesshawk2015
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Sioux City, Iowa
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Since we opened our doors in 1990, we have been Steamboat's largest full service bookstore and the locals' favorite meeting place for Good Books, Good Coffee and Good Friends.What about our store? We are a full service, independent bookstore, with extensive collections of current literature, fiction, history and memoirs, young adults. We feature a large children’s collection, and our famous treehouse reading space where our youngest children can escape. Our café serves the best coffee drinks in town, pastries, Big Train drinks, smoothies, soups and salads for lunch, and wine in the evening. We are pleased to be serving Storm Mountain Coffee, roasted locally in Oak Creek.
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68 9th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5004
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+1 970-879-6830
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

My son and I stopped in here because he is a book lover and we wanted to find a birthday present. It is off the main street on 9th. It has a great atmosphere. There is a nice selection of books on Steamboat and Colorado....More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I am a fan of independent book stores and what a delight this store is. Great selection of titles and a very comfortable atmosphere. Fun little coffee bar area with a great selection of treats. The staff is very friendly and I found the "staff...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

On 9th street, this bookstore offers flavored coffees and home made sweets to enjoy while sitting at their tables. There are plenty of books to browse. Many are on Colorado including history, and sights to see. there are also maps of all types for Colorado...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to get a book and a great cup of coffee! They have a good assortment of books and small gifts. Really nice people!

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OTBP, Owner at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you, Harts, for your review. Really glad you enjoyed your visit to Off the Beaten Path.

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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

They have a nice cafe in the book shop that worked well for me. Book shops are always one of my favorite stops and this one did not disappoint. Nice, helpful staff too.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

These little bookstore gems are a vanishing breed. Small on the outside; the inside holds a large selection of titles, new & vintage. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable; and the whole ambiance is cozy and welcoming. There is a comfortable (and tasty) little coffee...More

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Ronald K, Owner at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you so much for your comments! We are so pleased you were able to immerse yourself in "the joy and pleasure of ideas!" It's what we aim for everyday.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

As my son and I toured downtown Steamboat Springs, we stumbled across the "Off The Beaten Path Bookstore & Coffeehouse." It is well worth the stop! Once inside, the facility was very inviting. People chatted at the tables while they sipped their coffee and munched...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is such a cute bookstore and coffee shop. They have pastries, coffee, tea, gifts, books, etc. We love shopping in this store. It is always busy and such a cute atmosphere. They have a great selection of books!

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I found this store while wandering around downtown Steamboat Springs. It's not that hard to find...just down a side street. I love local independent bookstores and this one did not disappoint. The iced chai was delicious and I purchased a couple books. It has good...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Off the Beaten Path bookstore in downtown Steamboat is a must stop on every visit. It is small but seems much larger. Tremendous selection with lots of astute recommendations. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Great coffee bar. Extensive kids and used books sections. Plentiful readings and...More

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