Powell's City of Books


Like the Strand in New York or the Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle, this is one of those independents where the inventory could be measured in miles. It’s also been around for a while, stocks new and used tomes, and has staffers and customers who truly love to read. Stop by to pick up books on local history or lore, scan the national best sellers, grab a cheap paperback, and have a cuppa at the locally owned World Cup Coffee & Tea. Though hours vary, all six locations are open 365 days a year.


1005 W. Burnside
Portland, Oregon 97209


45.52319700, -122.68142700

Open Hours

Daily 9 am--11 pm (book buying hrs are 9--8).
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(503) 228-4651

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