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Green Apple Books

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Address: 506 Clement St, Richmond District, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: +1 415-387-2272
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This well-known used bookstore carries a wide variety of titles to suit all...

This well-known used bookstore carries a wide variety of titles to suit all tastes.

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An outing for the family

A really wonderful bookstore. Great prices. Excellent children's section. Cool art for sale from local artists.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Tristin H
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Flint, Michigan, United States
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Flint, Michigan, United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A really wonderful bookstore. Great prices. Excellent children's section. Cool art for sale from local artists.

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Thank Tristin H
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Our next destination was Green Apple Books on Clement St. I try to visit a bookstore anywhere we go and I had added this stop early on. I later found a Groupon for $20 for $40, a rarity for a bookstore, I was quite pleased. Green Apple Books is a great used bookstore with an extensive inventory. I rarely find... More 

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Thank Christopher R
Montreal, Canada
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290 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My favorite section is the used or recently read one. All the latest books at half price. Next door are vinyls , CDs , DVDs , paperbacks...the works . Not to be missed.

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Thank Andrew T
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review Green Apple. We appreciate your great review. More 

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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I love green apple books they have great books whenever we visit we always stop in the green apple boon store and look at the books

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Thank Emily N
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this review

Thanks for the support and fine review. We appreciate it! More 

Portland, Oregon
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57 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

When you enter this shop you find yourself in two aisles of books displayed with their front faces out and often with little handwritten notes beside them. These books are usually newly published and have been selected by someone or several someones who really are sensitive to the latest word on all sorts of different topics, from quantum mechanics to... More 

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Thank Oliver1646
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A great place for books in San Francisco. We are from Australia and love the vast range of books available in the USA. Green Apple satisfied our book desires during our visit to the USA in July. Highly recommended! 😊

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Thank Lucas_Brisbane
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this review

Thanks for dropping in and, especially, for sharing your love of the store on Trip Advisor! More 

SF
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Green Apple Books has a relatively new second location on 9th Avenue between Irving and Golden Gate Park. It's the best book shop in the neighborhood.

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Thank MartySFCA
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this review

Thanks for the warm review! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Part of why I've wanted to visit San Francisco is because of one of my favorite book series, The Spellman Files. We saw this as a recommendation on Trip Advisor and went and IT WAS HEAVEN. I could have stayed for hours, the selection was incredible and the books were in great condition. if you love books, I promise you... More 

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Thank Anna T
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this review

Thanks for the five-star review! We're glad you liked our shop. More 

Atchison, Kansas
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My favorite used bookstore of those I visited while in San Fran. Several floors of books, fairly well organized for the size of the place and the tremendous variety of offerings. I found a volume of criticism I never expected to find in such good condition. Staff was super helpful, professional, and friendly. We need more bookstores like this.

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Thank RarimS
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for the great review! More 

Houston, Texas
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64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Pluses -near UCSF and park -great selection -good prices for sale books -friendly staff -comfortable place to roam Areas of improvement

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Thank C L
PeteMulvihill, Owner at Green Apple Books, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! More 

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