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Excelsior Bay Books

36 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1823
+1 952-401-0932
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Wonderful Independent Bookstore!

This bookstore is a real gem! The owners are extremely knowledgeable about the merchandise they... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Quaint Local Bookstore

This store has a quaint old-time feel with lounge chairs for perusing the books and a little bit of... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Neil D
Logan, Utah
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10 Jul 2017
“Wonderful Independent Bookstore!”
24 May 2017
“Quaint Local Bookstore”
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36 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1823
+1 952-401-0932

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This bookstore is a real gem! The owners are extremely knowledgeable about the merchandise they carry. Ask owner Ellie to recommend a book. She is excellent at finding the right book for each reader. Outstanding selection of children's books. Cute, funky decor and comfy places...More

Thank Maggie55417
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This store has a quaint old-time feel with lounge chairs for perusing the books and a little bit of everything, They have Children's books, local authors, as well as a selection of popular mainstream fiction and non-fiction books and other book related souvenirs.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The staff (and customers!) always have great recommendations for everything from a fun Summer book read to wonderful children's books, activities and toys. They add a lot of heart to the community of Excelsior!

Thank SDShorewood
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I always buy my children's books here...6 or 7 times a year. They are on top of all the children's books and have a wonderful selection.

Thank mntraveler46
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

One of the last Indy bookstores in the west metro has a great selection of current fiction as well as a wide variety of non-fiction. The store has a great kids' section as well. I particularly liked the numerous easy chairs to sit and peruse...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Nice variety of books with a few unusual items and occasional author events. They are a bit pricey but that seems fairly consistent with independent book stores.

Thank Sausage321
Reviewed 7 July 2015

You'll want to spend some time browsing, relaxing on the furniture and chatting with the owner/workers who always have great suggestions!

Thank Rena321
Reviewed 4 June 2015

If you love to read, you will love this little book store owned and run by delightful ladies. Ann and Ellie know books and are a fountain of information if you need suggestions.

Thank island9nana
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Wonderful little shop located in picturesque Excelsior. Author readings, hard to find books, very friendly and helpful

Thank AggieJoe79
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

My wife and I love books. The big box bookstores are great, but when a community has an independently owned bookstore, they have a gem that is worth keeping. Excelsior Bay Books is a business worthy frequenting, especially when you need a special gift. We...More

Thank SenCrow
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