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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 vanishing breed....

These little bookstore gems are a vanishing breed. Small on the outside; the inside holds a large... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peru, Indiana
via mobile
What a Fun Stop!

As my son and I toured downtown Steamboat Springs, we stumbled across the "Off The Beaten Path... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
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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
+1 970-879-6830
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank RICART75
Ronald K, Owner at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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.

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

Thank Manchester1889
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!

Thank sisqo
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

Thank chris82070
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

Thank Knyte7
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice book store with extremely nice people working there! Great place to get a cup of coffee and browse around for a neat book or to just sit back and enjoy the laid back atmosphere!

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here to get a break from the cold. It was such a neat little spot. Coffee was good. Staff was super friendly!

Thank WRtravel
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Good coffees,friendly folks and good selection of books. If they don't have it,they will order it for you. I think I will go back tomorrow while it snows outside and shop for Christmas. P.S. they also have adult zen coloring books and puzzles.

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I love bookstores, and this one was just awesome! Great for kids and adults alike. If you didn't find anything you liked, then you weren't really looking.

1  Thank Tim K
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I love that I can find a little oasis at this bookstore. It's easy to find something yummy and sit down with a new book or my journal. It's easy to pass an afternoon with some coffee or tea and relax in a quiet space...More

Thank Jennifer W
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