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Excelsior Bay Books

36 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1823
+1 952-401-0932
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A local favorite

I have been stopping into this quaint local bookstore since my children were toddlers. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tessalovestravel
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Wayzata, Minnesota
Feel-good bookstore

I live 5 minutes from the store, so I go there several times a year. It is a treat. One of the... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
dhealey2016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good5%
  • Average11%
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1 week ago
“A local favorite”
10 Feb 2018
“Feel-good bookstore”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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36 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1823
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+1 952-401-0932
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been stopping into this quaint local bookstore since my children were toddlers. It is special in so many ways. Friendly and helpful staff and a nice place to browse books but also a great place to take little ones for book time.

Thank tessalovestravel
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I live 5 minutes from the store, so I go there several times a year. It is a treat. One of the things I like is how they display the books. The books are laid out on a table, and there are many good ones...More

Thank dhealey2016
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This bookstore is a real gem! The owners are extremely knowledgeable about the merchandise they carry. Ask owner Ellie to recommend a book. She is excellent at finding the right book for each reader. Outstanding selection of children's books. Cute, funky decor and comfy places...More

Thank Maggie55417
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This store has a quaint old-time feel with lounge chairs for perusing the books and a little bit of everything, They have Children's books, local authors, as well as a selection of popular mainstream fiction and non-fiction books and other book related souvenirs.

Thank Neil D
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The staff (and customers!) always have great recommendations for everything from a fun Summer book read to wonderful children's books, activities and toys. They add a lot of heart to the community of Excelsior!

Thank SDShorewood
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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I always buy my children's books here...6 or 7 times a year. They are on top of all the children's books and have a wonderful selection.

Thank mntraveler46
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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

One of the last Indy bookstores in the west metro has a great selection of current fiction as well as a wide variety of non-fiction. The store has a great kids' section as well. I particularly liked the numerous easy chairs to sit and peruse...More

Thank Larry C
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Nice variety of books with a few unusual items and occasional author events. They are a bit pricey but that seems fairly consistent with independent book stores.

Thank Sausage321
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

You'll want to spend some time browsing, relaxing on the furniture and chatting with the owner/workers who always have great suggestions!

Thank Rena321
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

If you love to read, you will love this little book store owned and run by delightful ladies. Ann and Ellie know books and are a fountain of information if you need suggestions.

Thank island9nana
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