Welcome to BookBar

Indie BookStore

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.

Free WiFi

We love readers and we love technology, so your e-readers are welcome here!

Happy Hour Specials

Monday ½ off day! ½ off glasses of wine and any tea sandwich 

Tuesday Beer and nuts – A Tale of Two Olives + Nuts with any beer purchase 

Wednesday Get your choice of crostini with a Glider Cider 

Thursday $2 off local beer, wine and any of our Introductions.  1/2 off kids meals and any wine during story time (4-5 pm) 

Friday  Mulled wine $5, 1/2 off any pizzetta 

Saturday  Sangria of the day all day for $5 

Sunday Mimosa of the day all day for $5, 1/2 off Madame Bovary (mini quiches), Mad Hatter (stuffed mushrooms)

We're Expanding

Big changes are under way.  Late Spring 2015, we will be revealing our expanded retail space with a children's room, middle reader / Young Adult room, and a reading room.  Additionally, you will be able to enjoy our garden patio with sidewalk seating, a community table and outdoor lounge!

Conundrum Poetry Release Event

Celebrate the release of three new poetry books by three wonderful poets. 

Juliana Aragon Fatula, J. Diego Frey, and Chris Ransick

Happy National Poetry Month!

Event date: 
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
ISBN: 9781942280231
Availability: Special Order
Published: Conundrum Press - April 2nd, 2015

ISBN: 9781942280248
Availability: Special Order
Published: Conundrum Press - April 7th, 2015

ISBN: 9781942280200
Availability: Special Order
Published: Conundrum Press - April 14th, 2015

Check out our new project

BookBar Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:22am

We've launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the expansion of our sister company website bookclubhub.org

Colorado Book Award Finalists

Hear readings from the Colorado Book Award finalists in this five week series.

This week we feature

Poetry: Jake Adam York, Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum, Sara Michas-Martin

Anthology: Conjeos Writers Circle, Kim Nuzzo, Andrew Gulliford

Event date: 
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 7:00pm