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 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


Resolutions are so 2018. Make a Read-O-Lution! Earn points and win prizes with our fun literary challenges. Pick up your score card and challenge list at BookBar or download below.

And mark your calendars for our Read-O-Lution Happy Hour on March 1st at 5pm. 

Event date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 10:00am

Denver Writes: Afternoon Creative Writing

Come join Denver Writes and creative writer Kevin for this afternoon workshop. Recommended ages are 12 - 18 years old. Sign up at

We love supporting Denver Writes and the great work they do. Their mission is to provide young writers in the Denver area with a supportive community and creative opportunities to express themselves through writing!

Young writers who attend get 1/2 off all coffee, hot chocolates, and sodas as well as a 10% discount on books!

Event date: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 4:30pm

Presidential Storytime

Celebrate President's Day at BookBar with crafts, cookies, and great stories about and by presidents!

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Event date: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 10:00am