About us

The Elliott Bay Book Company

Located in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood business district, The Elliott Bay Book Company is a full service bookstore, home to over 150,000 titles, set on cedar shelves in a multi-level, inviting unique atmosphere.

We offer one of the region's best selection of new books, as well as a large collection of bargain editions. Elliott Bay presents an unparalleled schedule of author readings and events throughout the year.

Store Hours

Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sundays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Holidays 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We are closed on Thanksgiving & Christmas.


1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122

Telephone: (206) 624-6600
Toll-free: 800-962-5311
Fax: (206) 903-1601

How to find us:

Map to Elliott Bay Book Company


Driving Directions:

From I-5 South:
Heading N on I-5, take the Madison St exit, turning R onto Madison. Head E and turn L onto Broadway. At Pike Street turn R, and at Tenth Avenue turn L and the store is on your left.

From I-5 North:
Heading S on I-5, take the Union St exit, which puts you onto Union, heading W.
At 7th Avenue, turn R, and proceed N one block to Pike Street. Turn R heading E on Pike up the hill past Broadway. At Tenth Avenue turn L and the store is on your left.