Best bookstores in Portland

Check out the top bookstores in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Green Bean Books
1. Green Bean Books
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7 local reviews
1600 NE Alberta St, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-954-2354
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Nell
I challenge you to find a better children's bookstore anywhere. This place is a magical labor of love. Classes…
Amber
Green Bean Books is a wild and whimsical community-based, independent children's bookstore in the Alberta Arts…
Amber
Green Bean Books is a wild and whimsical community-based, independent children's bookstore in the Alberta Arts…
1. Green Bean Books
1. Green Bean Books
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7 local reviews
1600 NE Alberta St, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-954-2354
Nell
Nell
I challenge you to find a better children's bookstore anywhere. This place is a magical labor of love. Classes and story time as well.
Amber
Amber
Green Bean Books is a wild and whimsical community-based, independent children's bookstore in the Alberta Arts District. The little red hou…
Amber
Amber
Green Bean Books is a wild and whimsical community-based, independent children's bookstore in the Alberta Arts District. The little red hou…
2. Powell's Books on Hawthorne
2. Powell's Books on Hawthorne
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71 local reviews
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 503-228-4651
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Kate
Powell's is a venerable local bookstore chain- there are actually 2 Hawthorne store locations right near each …
Blaine
Powell's is a Portland staple. This is an independent bookstore that thrives in Portland. This location on Haw…
Denise
Great small version of the giant Powell's bookstore on Hawthorne St. Still a huge store with cafe and kids sec…
2. Powell's Books on Hawthorne
2. Powell's Books on Hawthorne
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71 local reviews
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 503-228-4651
Kate
Kate
Powell's is a venerable local bookstore chain- there are actually 2 Hawthorne store locations right near each other, plus a massive complex …
Blaine
Blaine
Powell's is a Portland staple. This is an independent bookstore that thrives in Portland. This location on Hawthorne is much smaller than th…
Denise
Denise
Great small version of the giant Powell's bookstore on Hawthorne St. Still a huge store with cafe and kids section. There is also a 2nd stor…
3. Powell's City of Books
3. Powell's City of Books
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33 local reviews
1005 W Burnside St, Portland
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 800-878-7323
Book storeHome goods storeStore
Mike
Some people call it the world's best bookstore, others call it the biggest...we love it because it is so Portl…
Michele
One of the largest remaining privately owned bookstores in America. Powell's is very interesting with great m…
Peter
Powell's Books is the largest independent bookstore in America and it's huge. A full city block and, I believ…
3. Powell's City of Books
3. Powell's City of Books
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33 local reviews
1005 W Burnside St, Portland
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 800-878-7323
Mike
Mike
Some people call it the world's best bookstore, others call it the biggest...we love it because it is so Portland, so friendly and has prett…
Michele
Michele
One of the largest remaining privately owned bookstores in America. Powell's is very interesting with great merchandise other than books an…
Peter
Peter
Powell's Books is the largest independent bookstore in America and it's huge. A full city block and, I believe, six stories tall? Go to e…
4. New Renaissance Bookshop
4. New Renaissance Bookshop
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4 local reviews
1338 Northwest 23rd Avenue, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-224-4929
Book storeMovie rentalElectronics store
Janis
Not just a bookstore, jewelry, music, candles, music, gifts, art, clothing, lovely atmosphere.
Tahn
Here you will find the neighborhood bookstore for spiritually-minded individuals. It is not only a bookstore,…
Tahn
Here you will find the neighborhood bookstore for spiritually-minded individuals. It is not only a bookstore,…
4. New Renaissance Bookshop
4. New Renaissance Bookshop
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4 local reviews
1338 Northwest 23rd Avenue, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-224-4929
Janis
Janis
Not just a bookstore, jewelry, music, candles, music, gifts, art, clothing, lovely atmosphere.
Tahn
Tahn
Here you will find the neighborhood bookstore for spiritually-minded individuals. It is not only a bookstore, though, a large selection of …
Tahn
Tahn
Here you will find the neighborhood bookstore for spiritually-minded individuals. It is not only a bookstore, though, a large selection of …
5. Monograph Bookwerks
5. Monograph Bookwerks
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6 local reviews
5005 NE 27th Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-284-5005
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Blair
Best art bookstore in town! :)
Joe & Kelda
My favorite tiny bookstore for new and used books on contemporary art, architecture and design, plus ephemera,…
Dan And Bean
Well curated selection of art books run by two of Portland's most established artists.
5. Monograph Bookwerks
5. Monograph Bookwerks
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6 local reviews
5005 NE 27th Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-284-5005
Blair
Blair
Best art bookstore in town! :)
Joe & Kelda
Joe & Kelda
My favorite tiny bookstore for new and used books on contemporary art, architecture and design, plus ephemera, unique objects and artworks. …
Dan And Bean
Dan And Bean
Well curated selection of art books run by two of Portland's most established artists.
6. Broadway Books
6. Broadway Books
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6 local reviews
1714 NE Broadway St, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-284-1726
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Susan
Lovely old fashioned bookstore! Intimate and charming book shop just like we all remember! Nice to putter in a…
Barbara
Long time independent bookstore with a wide ranging selection of books and a knowledgeable and helpful staff.
Jim
One of my favorite local bookstores!
6. Broadway Books
6. Broadway Books
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6 local reviews
1714 NE Broadway St, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-284-1726
Susan
Susan
Lovely old fashioned bookstore! Intimate and charming book shop just like we all remember! Nice to putter in a small bookstore. This is a gr…
Barbara
Barbara
Long time independent bookstore with a wide ranging selection of books and a knowledgeable and helpful staff.
Jim
Jim
One of my favorite local bookstores!
7. Powell's City of Books
7. Powell's City of Books
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232 local reviews
1005 W Burnside St, Portland
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 800-878-7323
Book storeHome goods storeStore
Amber
Powell's bookstore is the largest used and new bookstore in the world, occupying an entire city block and hous…
Tim
Powell's bookstore is the largest used and new bookstore in the world, occupying an entire city block and hous…
John
A book lover's paradise & the largest used and new bookstore in the world! Open 365 days a year. Occupying an …
7. Powell's City of Books
7. Powell's City of Books
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232 local reviews
1005 W Burnside St, Portland
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 800-878-7323
Amber
Amber
Powell's bookstore is the largest used and new bookstore in the world, occupying an entire city block and housing approximately one million …
Tim
Tim
Powell's bookstore is the largest used and new bookstore in the world, occupying an entire city block and housing approximately one million …
John
John
A book lover's paradise & the largest used and new bookstore in the world! Open 365 days a year. Occupying an entire city block, the City st…
8. Cedar Hills Crossing
8. Cedar Hills Crossing
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9 local reviews
3205 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-643-6563
Shopping mallMovie theaterGrocery or supermarket
John and Belinda
New Seasons, Powell Bookstore, Starbucks, restaurants and movie theater.
Audrey
Contains a miniature version of Powell's Bookstore, Cold Stone Creamery, and Bricks & Minifigs (an amazing tra…
Ellen
Your typical suburban theater complex
8. Cedar Hills Crossing
8. Cedar Hills Crossing
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9 local reviews
3205 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-643-6563
John and Belinda
John and Belinda
New Seasons, Powell Bookstore, Starbucks, restaurants and movie theater.
Audrey
Audrey
Contains a miniature version of Powell's Bookstore, Cold Stone Creamery, and Bricks & Minifigs (an amazing trade-in Lego shop!). Also next d…
Ellen
Ellen
Your typical suburban theater complex
9. Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
9. Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
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6 local reviews
3415 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard, Beaverton
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-228-4651
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Keith And Sheri
Closest bookstore to our unit. There is a HUGE Powell's Bookstore downtown Portland that is quite the experien…
Laurel And Tim
Beaverton branch of Powell's World of Books - GREAT bookstore! Located in the Cedar Hills Mall - not much of a…
Kymm
This is a local favorite bookstore, the giant main location is downtown but this one is closest to my home.
9. Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
9. Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
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6 local reviews
3415 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard, Beaverton
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-228-4651
Keith And Sheri
Keith And Sheri
Closest bookstore to our unit. There is a HUGE Powell's Bookstore downtown Portland that is quite the experience to go to!
Laurel And Tim
Laurel And Tim
Beaverton branch of Powell's World of Books - GREAT bookstore! Located in the Cedar Hills Mall - not much of a mall but there's a small indo…
Kymm
Kymm
This is a local favorite bookstore, the giant main location is downtown but this one is closest to my home.
10. Chapters Books and Coffee
10. Chapters Books and Coffee
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8 local reviews
701 E 1st St, Newberg
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 503-554-0206
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Paul
Local bookstore and coffee shop
Teresa
Newly renovated Bookstore in Downtown Newberg
Nondice
Coffee and books!
10. Chapters Books and Coffee
10. Chapters Books and Coffee
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8 local reviews
701 E 1st St, Newberg
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 503-554-0206
Paul
Paul
Local bookstore and coffee shop
Teresa
Teresa
Newly renovated Bookstore in Downtown Newberg
Nondice
Nondice
Coffee and books!