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 and beer - 10% off all books

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

Saturday all day
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Sunday 10am-3pm
$15 bottomless mimosas


Resolutions are so last decade. Make a Read-O-Lution! Earn points and win prizes with our fun literary challenges. Pick up your Read-O-Lution challenge card at BookBar or download below.

And mark your calendars for our Read-O-Lution Happy Hour on Sunday, March 1st at 3pm. 


Event date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 10:00am

At The Inkwell: Harpin, Chabitnoy, and Swensson

The first At the Inkwell of 2020 features three fantastic poets all reading from their debut poetry collections! Organized and hosted by Hillary Leftwich. Your featured readers: Mary Harpin, Abigail Chabitnoy, and Ellie Swensson.

Event date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 4:00pm
Ghosts Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948700191
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Civil Coping Mechanisms - October 7th, 2019

Bryan Hall Author Event

Author Bryan Hall will be here on Saturday, January 18th at 7pm for his new book An Ethical Guidebook to the Zombie Apocalypse: How to Keep Your Brain Without Losing Your Heart. We know Chidi from The Good Place is ALL about this book!

Event date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 7:00pm
An Ethical Guidebook to the Zombie Apocalypse How to Keep Your Brain without Losing Your Heart Cover Image
ISBN: 9781350083622
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - December 12th, 2019