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

Sandhya Menon is Coming to BookBar and the BookWorms Are in Love

BookBar Tue, 08/15/2017 - 3:54pm

I, Emma the BookWorm, a young woman who refuses to do anything but hide in her room and read stories about Jack the Ripper while drinking tea, a girl who has only ever read two romances in her entire life (three if you count The Scarlet Letter) declare that a romantic comedy was an excellent read. Read More...

September's BookBar BookClub Review: 'Marked Men' by Joseph Hutchison

BookBar Tue, 08/08/2017 - 8:03pm

It's difficult not to wonder if this sotry is more poignant today than it might have been say, six months ago. That isn't to suggest this story stood any less strong when published in 2013, but it's a cogent reminder that progress attained is never permanent. Progress doesn't preclude regression, and a regression feels a little less like a morbid fantasy daily.... Read More

Pals with Principals Story Time

Join BookBar for our new summer story time series, Pals with Principals. Every Wednesday this summer, we'll be partnering up with a local principal for story time, crafts, cookies, and coffee drinks for the grown ups! 

This week, we'll be palling around with Academia Ana Marie Sandoval Principal, Araceli O'Clair.

Coffee speicals start at 10:30, stories start at 11.

Event date: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:00am