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Bienville Books

109 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602-3209
+1 251-438-2904
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Cute little book store in Mobile!

Bienville Books is a nice little attraction in downtown Mobile. The shop has several signed first... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, United States
Nice local bookstore with limited appeal

If you want local history, or some fiction for the beach, this is a good place to get that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eric K
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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109 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602-3209
+1 251-438-2904
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bienville Books is a nice little attraction in downtown Mobile. The shop has several signed first releases of some of your favorites. The store has two floors and the collection of books are well organized by genre and authors. The prices are pretty reasonable compared...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want local history, or some fiction for the beach, this is a good place to get that. However, most of the used books are so old as to be uninteresting (that is, you won't find good material in, e.g., the history section, as...More

1  Thank Eric K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like old books or looking at old books this is your place. If you don't, wait for you group outside.

1  Thank lsj1214
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently, I have become enamored with locally owned, used bookstores. Bienville Books did not disappoint. This store is located on beautiful Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile. The city, and business owners have done a great job in recent years of making this a great part...More

1  Thank dsullivan615
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bookshop is located close to Bienville Square, is not very large but has a good-sized selection of used books, first editions and autographed copies. This store is a nice welcome change to Barney’s. Worth stopping in, if in the area, just to browse.

1  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Lynn inside Bienville Books was a helpful and gracious ambassador for the town, complete with restaurant recommendations, walk-about directions, local color. Bookstore was well stocked, and great to browse. Employees (or owners?) have their books noted in the window for sale! Friendly and welcoming -...More

1  Thank buschal
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful local bookstore near Bienville Square downtown Mobile. Quaint and cozy, a welcome alternative to giant bookstores. Great selection. . Several coffee shops nearby

1  Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the stop. Two floors of books and friendly/knowledgable staff that help guide you through all of it. Found a Stephen King hard puns book for 4 dollars - others were overpriced by a long shot, but it would still have been worth it...More

1  Thank Thedrstwo
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Bienville books staff is great. They are very helpful. Great selection of local books and classics. Locals and travelers benefit from this bookstore.

1  Thank Apryle5
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Very good selection of local books, although some are quite pricy. Nice lady at the desk, quite willing to talk when not busy.

1  Thank JMcEwen
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