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Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books

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Address: Main, Kasten Streets, Mendocino, CA
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This bookstore caters to adults and children.

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A Real Bookstore

Of all the shops on Main Street, Gallery Books is the place to go for a taste of Mendocino community. This is the real deal, where one can browse shelves of thoughtfully selected... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Belmont, CA
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Belmont, CA
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Of all the shops on Main Street, Gallery Books is the place to go for a taste of Mendocino community. This is the real deal, where one can browse shelves of thoughtfully selected books, many with handwritten reviews provided by staff and regular customers. Locals and visitors mix at the frequently sponsored author events and public readings. Helpful staff will... More 

Thank Northcoast_Flyer
northern calif
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37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did you travel to the north coast and forget your reading material? Stop by this excellent bookstore— it has a great selection of books for serious readers (non-fiction, fiction, history, cookbooks, nature/travel, kids, and much more) and other things too. Or buy books there to take home with you becuase their selection is better than many larger city bookstores, which... More 

Thank kada09
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1,666 reviews
545 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Small town bookstore. Good for where it is but limited selection. I like food books. They have a few.

Thank Alzor S
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a great little bookstore right in town. Very nice staff and a good selection of books, calendars, etc...

Thank kalin f
Loveland, Colorado
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent, diverse, independent bookstore. Bought way too many books that are being shipped home. Helpful staff@

Thank pamaladlarsen
Naples, Italy
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We get up to Mendocino about twice a year and we really love this bookstore. It's a lovely place to browse and loiter and has great books, nicknacks, cards, calendars, etc.

Thank Sue D
San Jose, California
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83 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This quaint and charming book store is a must see for book lovers. You can hang out, grab a book and enjoy a seat by the window with an amazing ocean view. The book clerks are friendly and always helpful with what's the best and newest read for your favorite genre. Check it out, and buy a book for your... More 

Thank Ro G
san diego, ca
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

So nice to find an independent bookstore with a great selection of books. The staff are really helpful.

Thank wineisgood7
San Francisco, California
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87 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the quintessential small-town small book store. There are no shortage of best-selling books and authors. Please be respectful of the cat.

Thank Jason P
San Francisco
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81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Nice to find a good bookshop in a tourist driven town. Excellent selection and very helpful staff to assist you in finding a good read.

Thank VolvanaWhite

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