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

The Mystery of The Berensta(e)in Bears Books (which happen to be 40% off at BookBar right now!)

BookBar Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:43am

There has been a slowly dawning phenomena over the past several years, most specifically as Millennials have come of age and begun their phase of existential introspection. The time for nostalgic remembrance, the longing for the “simpler” times–that stage of life when one can, for the first time, begin to appreciate the breadth of time, and both how much and how little time has truly passed.

Book Launch Party with Emily Littlejohn

Join BookBar in celebrating the release of Emily Littlejohn's A Season to Lie, sequel to Inherit the Bones. 


About the Book:

Event date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
A Season to Lie: A Detective Gemma Monroe Mystery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250089410
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - November 14th, 2017

Inherit the Bones: A Mystery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250089397
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - November 1st, 2016

CoffeeTalk Story Time

Cafe specials + Story Time = CoffeeTalk. 

Half off any cafe beverage from 10:30 to 11:30. Stories for your little ones start at 11:00. 

Event date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:30am

Shop Small Shop Indie!

In partnership with American Express and the American Booksellers Association, we will be joining small business and indie booksellers across the country to celebrate Small Business Saturday and Indies First on November 25th.

We will have authors, raffles, literary games, literary photo booth, new menu samples, and much more throughout the day. Also - Mavis the Magical BookMobile will be making her grand new appearance after her makeover!

Event date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am