Green Apple Books

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506 Clement St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave.)
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 387-2272
Bookstore, Music Store, Used Bookstore
Mon–Thu, Sun: 10:00 AM–10:30 PM Fri–Sat: 10:00 AM–11:30 PM

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  • The shop covers about 10 times its original 750 sq feet and is perennially voted the best used/independent bookstore in the Bay Area by readers of the San Francisco Bay Guardian & the SF Weekly.
  • I love their Graphic Novel section - really kick ass.
  • Comic TPB are in the annex. Great selection.
  • Unique new and used books. You can spend a day without even noticing
  • Green Apple has thrived and grown to ten times its original size, making it the biggest single-location independent bookseller in SF, with new and used books for sale. (They also ship for 99 cents).
  • an SF classic! lots of options for new and used fiction as well as other genres. great record collection as well, it's nearly impossible for me to walk out empty handed
  • This is book heaven.
  • Excellent selection of new and used books in the nooks and crannies. Plan to spend hours of enjoyment shopping here, although if you're a completist and MUST look at every book, you'll go mad trying.
  • This shop has an impressive collection of new and used cookbooks.
  • It's legendary; it's (perhaps arguably) the best bookstore in the city. It's been in business for 45 years selling new and used books, magazines and records. [Racked 38 Member]
  • Best independent bookstore in San Francisco, hands down
  • Look out for the incredibly rude girl in the philosophy section.
  • Buy online and save on shipping when you pick them up! That's hassle-free!
  • San Francisco Zoo Members! Show your membership card and get 10% off anything that is not already discounted.
  • SF Weekly's Best Of 2011 - Reader's Poll - BEST BOOK STORE
  • Check out the staff selections. They're amazing. And a good set of used books too.
  • Good place for new and used books. <a href="">Get a free iPad Pro here </a>
  • Cute spot...needs more coloring books :) They also have a cache of vinyl records next door
  • Two store fronts full of books - used and new! If you want to shop at both, just ask a friendly clerk to walk you to the other door.
  • Good selection and recommendations. Lots of comics