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Elliott Bay Book Company

1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3806
+1 206-624-6600
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Before lunch

Interesting find in Capital Hill area. Friendly staff and we'll organized extensive collection... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
One of the best bookstores in the PacNW

It isn't the Mecca known as Powells in Portland - but it's pretty damn close. They have a small... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Seattle, Washington
via mobile
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This book store is popular among caffeine-addicted Seattleites for its in-store coffee shop.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“book store” (16 reviews)
“capitol hill” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3806
Broadway / Capitol Hill
+1 206-624-6600
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting find in Capital Hill area. Friendly staff and we'll organized extensive collection. Will be back to this gem.

Thank footdoctor7
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

It isn't the Mecca known as Powells in Portland - but it's pretty damn close. They have a small version of odd-fellows cafe, a great selection of books with lots of seating, and a great selection of local books and magazines.

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and beautiful space, but every book is $16 or more including the paperbacks. Their bargain books are the only things worth buying and that is pretty extensive so that's a save. Lots of chairs and tables and hidden nooks to sit and read,...More

Thank Ostockma
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Whenever I'm in Seattle I always include a visit to Elliott Bay Books. Awesome selection. Sections for local interest/authors. Very helpful staff, staff recommendations and reviews. Always on my must-visit list when in Seattle

Thank Dan N
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Elliott Bay Books provides thought-provoking and unique reading selections for a world that is becoming bookless... I confess I was so upset when Elliott Bay left its downtown location that it took me awhile to come into their new location on Capitol Hill, just one...More

Thank jay s
Reviewed 26 July 2017

They carry my book "Body of a Dancer," so of course I love them! Seriously, my last visit, they had all the books I needed to teach my new course: Layli Long Soldier's "Whereas" and Lauret Savoy's "Trace." Staff is amazing.

1  Thank Mallarda
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Such a great store -- with great recommendations from the staff. Could spend all day there! Staff was so friendly!

1  Thank FidelmaMcMorrow
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful store with a great selection of books and plenty of spots to relax. I liked the local/northwest section right at the front of the store.

Thank Mack M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

They had anything you might want. Books, magazines, and "etc" items. I bought a magazine and a page size magnifier I had been looking for. I saw lots of cute and unique greeting cards that I want to go back for later. They had a...More

2  Thank SteaksMom
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I remember Elliot Bay when they were in Pioneer square. never really knew where they were till we went to dinner in the area and and discovered it's new location. Open late we went to the bookstore after dinner. Not the largest but an excellent...More

2  Thank hungarianrider
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