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

NaNoWriMo Write In

We are officially a part of National Novel Writing Month and setting aside this space for writers to work on their novels.

Bottomless coffee for all participants.

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm

CLOSED to the public 6 pm for DCPA's Micro Theater

BookBar will be closed to the public at 6 pm October 17th - November 18th (except Mondays). 

Purchase tickets through DCPA at

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

Literacy Storytime

Join us for A Little Literacy Learning!

Retired Kindegarten teacher Marilyn will lead children in pre-reading, pre-writing, and fine motor skills activities.

Enjoy 1/2 off any cafe beverage from 10:30 to 11:30, stories at 11 am

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30am