Indie BookStore & Wine Bar

A bookshop for wine lovers. A wine bar for book shoppers. And a fabulous cafe, too. BookBar is an independent bookstore in the Tennyson Street arts district of Denver, Colorado.

Literary Events + Meeting Space

BookBar is the perfect place to read and sip or meet and discuss. Join us for our unique literary events and let us host your book club or community meetings.

Stay with Us

BookBed opened in Fall 2015.  This one bedroom apartment above BookBar is the perfect location for authors and book lovers.  With book themed decor throughout, full kitchen, laundry, private balcony and entrance, this is the perfect get away for the literary minded. Visit family nearby, write your book, or take a break from your book tour - right above Denver's favorite bookstore wine bar.

Daily Happy Hour 

Mon-Fri 3-6pm
$2 off all wine, beer and pizzettas

Tuesdays & Thursday 4-5pm
1/2 all wines and kids meals for Happier Hour Story Time participants

Friday 3pm-10pm
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Saturday all day
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Sunday 10am-3pm
$15 bottomless mimosas

BookBar on The Opposition Show!

BookBar Wed, 04/11/2018 - 4:53am

If you weren't able to catch us on The Opposition Show with Jordan Klepper on Comedy Central on April 9th, never fear! You can watch the episode HERE. They did a segment on our Drag Queen Story Time. 

BookSocial: I'll Be Gone in the Dark

A fun gathering of people who've read (or want to read) the book.


How does it work, you ask?

+ Join us and get a free drink!

+ Mingle with others who have maybe read the book, read the book, or are planning to read the book.

+ Make vague promises to see each other again...

This month, were reading I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara.

Event date: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062319784
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - February 27th, 2018

Denver Writes: After School Creative Writing

Come join Denver Writes and creative writer Kevin for this afterschool workshop. Recommended ages are 12 - 18 years old. Sign up at hello@denverwrites.org.

Learn more about the organization and their many workshops here.

We love supporting Denver Writes and the great work they do. Their mission is to provide young writers in the Denver area with a supportive community and creative opportunities to express themselves through writing!

Event date: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:00pm

Mavis Mondays Storytime

Every Monday is Mavis Monday! Mavis the Magical BookMobile is a great place to read stories and explore books. 1/2 off all cafe beverages for parents, and cookies for the little ones!

Cafe specials begin at 10:30 am. Stories and cookies start at 11:00.

Event date: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:30am