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Address: 824 East Lake Street, Wayzata, MN 55391-1803
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+1 952-473-8341
10:00 - 20:00
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Alas, it has passed

The Bookcase was my favorite bookstore, tucked into a charming location on Lake Street in Wayzata. Alas, it was losing money to the online bookstores and had to move into a strip... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Wayzata, Minnesota
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Wayzata, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Bookcase was my favorite bookstore, tucked into a charming location on Lake Street in Wayzata. Alas, it was losing money to the online bookstores and had to move into a strip mall where it had a brief life and then winked out of existence. You are missed!

Thank mnkittycat
Wayzata, Minnesota
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

I loved this place to sit down, share a cup of coffee and browse the great selection of books, particularly local authors, offered here. It is very unfortunate for all bibliophiles that this lovely bookstore closed!

Thank Amy S
Chaska, Minnesota
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264 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Super nice people and a very fun location. Thanks for having such a great place keep up the good work

Thank thewarden501
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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117 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2013

The Bookcase has relocated to 824 E. Lake St. It is now in a strip mall but, none the less, a small, independent book store with personality, warmth and friendly atmosphere. A friend and I went for a book reading and signing by a local author. It was wonderful. And we took the opportunity to browse the shelves and make... More 

Thank Docsdaughter45
Chi Town
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76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Well, used to live up in the Wayzata area back in the 90's and we always loved going to the Bookcase then. Recently visited and was very happy to see that the Bookcase is still there, still attached to the Caribou Coffee, and still the cosy little bookstore that it always was! The location is right across the street from... More 

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