The 4 best bookstores in Baltimore

Looking to check out the top bookstores in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bookstores in Baltimore, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for bookstores.

1. The Book Thing

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Topping the list is The Book Thing. Located at 3001 Vineyard Lane in Abell, the bookstore is the highest rated bookstore in Baltimore, boasting five stars out of 163 reviews on Yelp.

2. Red Canoe

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Next up is Beverly Hills's Red Canoe, situated at 4337 Harford Road. With 4.5 stars out of 123 reviews on Yelp, the bookstore and breakfast and brunch spot, serving coffee and tea and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

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Midtown's Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse, located at 1225 Cathedral St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bookstore and vegetarian spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, four stars out of 160 reviews.

4. Everyone's Place African Cultural Center

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Everyone's Place African Cultural Center, a bookstore in Penn North, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 17 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1356 W. North Ave. to see for yourself.

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