Chaucer's Bookstore, Santa Barbara

4.8
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4.8
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  • Chaucer’s has been around for decades and we hope they will stay open forever. They have every book you can think of, and if they don’t.....they will order it. They have great greeting cards and a few...  more »
  • Truly a paradise, they have all kinds of books. This place is quite narrow but it is not too crowded so you won't have to be crowded. Books will always be neatly arranged by staff.  more »
  • Nothing particularly special about this store. Not sure why its rated so highly. They did not have a current best seller in stock.  more »
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  • The best bookstore in Santa Barbara. Great collection of new and old releases- and a lovely helpful staff. Floor to ceiling books, who wouldn't love!
  • The best bookstore in SB hands down since I was a little kid. The employees know their info. I love it there!
  • This is a crown jewel of SB. We love this bookstore so much. How to begin... The customer service is outstanding. The book selection is incredible for a store of this size. The books are organized well. And it's great for all ages! In fact, I co-wrote this review with my 9-year-old, who's a huge fan of Chaucer's.
  • What a lovely well-stocked bookstore! We love to find local stores such as this, as we consider them national treasures. We walked out with some great books to read.
  • I love having a bookstore like Chaucer's in town. I love to browse the aisles and see the books that have been selected by the long term staff who love literature and books and non fiction and all the things we can learn about the world we live in. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Any day that I stop at Chaucer's I always find a book I need and then love. Usually more than one. It's a happy place.
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