Borders

★★★★☆
From Singapore and New Zealand to the U.K. and Malaysia, Borders is the only U.S. book retailer to go global with books, magazines, music, calendars, and more, with some stores stocking both English and Spanish titles.
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1072 Camino Del Rio North

San Diego, CA

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I guess if your someone who likes to go and sit in a bookstore to read it has a nice atmosphere to do so. Also, they have an enourmous selection of books so you can usually find what you want. The prices could be lower, although you get a discount card..but, I believe you have to purchase it...so, unless you purchase a lot of books, it isn't worth it since you can get a larger savings at one of the local stores.

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★★★★☆

I guess if your someone who likes to go and sit in a bookstore to read it has a nice atmosphere to do so. Also, they have an enourmous selection of books so you can usually find what you want. The prices could be lower, although you get a discount card..but, I believe you have to purchase it...so, unless you purchase a lot of books, it isn't worth it since you can get a larger savings at one of the local stores.

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I like studying at the Borders because it's quiet and being surrounded by new books promotes a feeling of academia in me. This bookstore is kinda like a "megastore" with dvds, cds, as well as a cafe in addition to books. You could spend all day browsing the selection. If they dont have what you need they could order it for you as well.

4
★★★★☆

I like studying at the Borders because it's quiet and being surrounded by new books promotes a feeling of academia in me. This bookstore is kinda like a "megastore" with dvds, cds, as well as a cafe in addition to books. You could spend all day browsing the selection. If they dont have what you need they could order it for you as well.

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They really need more workers here. Its a nice environment to lounge around in but when you can't find something, a sales associate is even harder to find. You almost always have to walk back to the information desk to get help. A few more people walking around would really help and leave less customers confused about where things are.

3
★★★☆☆

They really need more workers here. Its a nice environment to lounge around in but when you can't find something, a sales associate is even harder to find. You almost always have to walk back to the information desk to get help. A few more people walking around would really help and leave less customers confused about where things are.

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I HAD LUNCH HERE THE OTHER DAY WITH MY FRIEND AND WE HAD A BLAST. THE FOOD SELECTION ISNT THAT GREAT BUT WHAT SANDWHICHES AND DRINKS THEY OFFERED WERE VERY DELICIOUS AND FILLING. I DIDNT LIKE THAT THE NUTRITIONAL FACTS WERE NOT POSTED WHICH IS ILLIEGAL BUT THE FOOD AND GREAT EMPLOYEES MADE UP FOR IT. WE READ BOOKS ATE LUNCH AND FOOTED A 12$ BILL. IT WAS THE MOST FUN WE HAD IN A LONG TIME AND I WILL RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE!

4
★★★★☆

I HAD LUNCH HERE THE OTHER DAY WITH MY FRIEND AND WE HAD A BLAST. THE FOOD SELECTION ISNT THAT GREAT BUT WHAT SANDWHICHES AND DRINKS THEY OFFERED WERE VERY DELICIOUS AND FILLING. I DIDNT LIKE THAT THE NUTRITIONAL FACTS WERE NOT POSTED WHICH IS ILLIEGAL BUT THE FOOD AND GREAT EMPLOYEES MADE UP FOR IT. WE READ BOOKS ATE LUNCH AND FOOTED A 12$ BILL. IT WAS THE MOST FUN WE HAD IN A LONG TIME AND I WILL RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE!

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This place is busy on weekend nights. Usually they have some kind of concert thing going on on Sat night (buy your lattes first, they won't use the noisy milk steamer while there's music played). They also have a wide selection of music to buy and you can order what they don't have. I also like their self-service computers so you can find things on your own.

5
★★★★★

This place is busy on weekend nights. Usually they have some kind of concert thing going on on Sat night (buy your lattes first, they won't use the noisy milk steamer while there's music played). They also have a wide selection of music to buy and you can order what they don't have. I also like their self-service computers so you can find things on your own.

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this place is a really nice place to get a book, rent a movie, or grab a small bite to eat. they have a huge selection of books (they are primarilty a book store),but dont really have too many movies, so thats up to you. the food is mostly a light bite to eat while you read, nothing really that huge for lunch or dinner.

4
★★★★☆

this place is a really nice place to get a book, rent a movie, or grab a small bite to eat. they have a huge selection of books (they are primarilty a book store),but dont really have too many movies, so thats up to you. the food is mostly a light bite to eat while you read, nothing really that huge for lunch or dinner.

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Borders is a good place to shop for books. It's also a nice place if you just want to get away and forget your problems. They have chairs that you can sit in and flip through the magazines or books. There is even a cafe incase you need some fuel while you're there. They also have a good selection of music. Their prices are close to other bookstores, they offer discount cards that can help bring it down. Parking is ok. Customer service is a little snooty, they seem to be too busy to be bothered to ask for help but they have little kiosks where you can basically help yourself.

4
★★★★☆

Borders is a good place to shop for books. It's also a nice place if you just want to get away and forget your problems. They have chairs that you can sit in and flip through the magazines or books. There is even a cafe incase you need some fuel while you're there. They also have a good selection of music. Their prices are close to other bookstores, they offer discount cards that can help bring it down. Parking is ok. Customer service is a little snooty, they seem to be too busy to be bothered to ask for help but they have little kiosks where you can basically help yourself.

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Borders hasnt really been on my A-list of book stores, but its not bad either. They do a decent job with their store (even if its a little small compared to competitors) and they actually do have a lot of the latest books, and most of the time can hold them for you. The service is good and they are well trained (they can find any book for you), an overall good store.

4
★★★★☆

Borders hasnt really been on my A-list of book stores, but its not bad either. They do a decent job with their store (even if its a little small compared to competitors) and they actually do have a lot of the latest books, and most of the time can hold them for you. The service is good and they are well trained (they can find any book for you), an overall good store.

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I think that Borders Books Music and Cafe is an ok book store but i do not like their small selection of books and music. If I were to goto a bookstore, I would rather goto Barnes and Nobles

3
★★★☆☆

I think that Borders Books Music and Cafe is an ok book store but i do not like their small selection of books and music. If I were to goto a bookstore, I would rather goto Barnes and Nobles

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This Borders is in a great shopping center - everything you need is right around you: Target, Coffee Bean, Old Navy, Mimi's... etc.
They have a decent selection of books, and their music choices are impressive. Their cafe is decent sized, but often very crowded. It is not easy to find a place to sit and study or read, unfortunately.

3
★★★☆☆

This Borders is in a great shopping center - everything you need is right around you: Target, Coffee Bean, Old Navy, Mimi's... etc.
They have a decent selection of books, and their music choices are impressive. Their cafe is decent sized, but often very crowded. It is not easy to find a place to sit and study or read, unfortunately.

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This Borders has a superb selection of newspapers, magazines, and of course, books. Also has a coffee/pastrie area. It has a very good childrens story time on weekday mornings too, I think Wednesdays.

PROS: fun storytime weekday mornings
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5
★★★★★

This Borders has a superb selection of newspapers, magazines, and of course, books. Also has a coffee/pastrie area. It has a very good childrens story time on weekday mornings too, I think Wednesdays.

PROS: fun storytime weekday mornings
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Borders is a great book shop. it even has a whole selection of music that you can choose from. plus a starbucks built into it. the staff are great and helpful, help you finding a book very quickly and easily.

5
★★★★★

Borders is a great book shop. it even has a whole selection of music that you can choose from. plus a starbucks built into it. the staff are great and helpful, help you finding a book very quickly and easily.

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i love this place. they have a ton of books, magazines and music. the staff is very knowledgable and they can help you find things. there is also a starbucks in it.

5
★★★★★

i love this place. they have a ton of books, magazines and music. the staff is very knowledgable and they can help you find things. there is also a starbucks in it.

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Border's Books Music and Cafe is a great book store. If you love to read and have a passion for music and coffee then come and enjoy. You can do all three and their prices are very resonable. I love this store and i know that you will too.

4
★★★★☆

Border's Books Music and Cafe is a great book store. If you love to read and have a passion for music and coffee then come and enjoy. You can do all three and their prices are very resonable. I love this store and i know that you will too.

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The selection of books at Borders is amazing. Borders has books about almost anything you would need. It also has a very quiet surrounding and it is very fun to go there and pick up or read a book there.

5
★★★★★

The selection of books at Borders is amazing. Borders has books about almost anything you would need. It also has a very quiet surrounding and it is very fun to go there and pick up or read a book there.

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Borders has a really good selection of books for school and just for reading on your own. They do have a music selection, but it isn't as good compared to Best Buy or Circuit City.

4
★★★★☆

Borders has a really good selection of books for school and just for reading on your own. They do have a music selection, but it isn't as good compared to Best Buy or Circuit City.

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The best part of borders is the music and the cafe, i could care less about the books. But its a cool place to hang out and listen to some music, do some work, or drink some coffee.

4
★★★★☆

The best part of borders is the music and the cafe, i could care less about the books. But its a cool place to hang out and listen to some music, do some work, or drink some coffee.

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this is a pretty neat book store. i like it because it is a great place to get some coffee and read or do the studying that you need to do. they have almost all the books you will need. and they are open late if you have to do alot of studying.

5
★★★★★

this is a pretty neat book store. i like it because it is a great place to get some coffee and read or do the studying that you need to do. they have almost all the books you will need. and they are open late if you have to do alot of studying.

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This place is a great place to find books you enjoy or ones you need for school. You can also find lots of music that you might enjoy. But sometimes im disappointed when they do not have some of the more obscure bands i was looking for.

4
★★★★☆

This place is a great place to find books you enjoy or ones you need for school. You can also find lots of music that you might enjoy. But sometimes im disappointed when they do not have some of the more obscure bands i was looking for.

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Borders is a wonderful place to get some nice books or other sophisticated-type of materials. It seems like a more mature version of Barnes and Noble and has either the same or lower pricing than them. The staff is nice and always manages to greet everyone when they enter, and sometimes they have really cheap books that I had interest in. A pretty good book store overall.

4
★★★★☆

Borders is a wonderful place to get some nice books or other sophisticated-type of materials. It seems like a more mature version of Barnes and Noble and has either the same or lower pricing than them. The staff is nice and always manages to greet everyone when they enter, and sometimes they have really cheap books that I had interest in. A pretty good book store overall.

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Borders has a great selection of books, music, and DVDs, but all of their products are overpriced. I would much rather go to Best Buy and pick up a DVD for 10 bucks cheaper.

3
★★★☆☆

Borders has a great selection of books, music, and DVDs, but all of their products are overpriced. I would much rather go to Best Buy and pick up a DVD for 10 bucks cheaper.

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borders is a good place to go if you need a book or a cd.it is also a good place to buy gift cards for family and friends for gifts.the staff is very helpful in helping you find things.

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★★★★☆

borders is a good place to go if you need a book or a cd.it is also a good place to buy gift cards for family and friends for gifts.the staff is very helpful in helping you find things.

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Everytime I need a new book, I always drop by Borders. I think its better than Barnes and Nobles, because its more home-like and I feel more comfortable just grabbing a book and getting lost there. I think their pricing is better and I almost always leave with more then I thought I was going to get. Borders is the place to be.

5
★★★★★

Everytime I need a new book, I always drop by Borders. I think its better than Barnes and Nobles, because its more home-like and I feel more comfortable just grabbing a book and getting lost there. I think their pricing is better and I almost always leave with more then I thought I was going to get. Borders is the place to be.

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Borders has a great library of books, from bestsellers to those that are less popular. Their sales are great, grab a few books for reduced prices and sometimes save even more. The pricing is great compared to some other book stores, but I did have trouble finding one book that I originally went to find. The store is friendly, quiet and soothing. They even let you have a little preview read if you want. Just take a seat and get to it.

4
★★★★☆

Borders has a great library of books, from bestsellers to those that are less popular. Their sales are great, grab a few books for reduced prices and sometimes save even more. The pricing is great compared to some other book stores, but I did have trouble finding one book that I originally went to find. The store is friendly, quiet and soothing. They even let you have a little preview read if you want. Just take a seat and get to it.

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I like Borders because they let me return my used books after the coupon expired. But they charged me when i wanted to exchange a book, but i used a coupon the first time. but overall borders is way cool

5
★★★★★

I like Borders because they let me return my used books after the coupon expired. But they charged me when i wanted to exchange a book, but i used a coupon the first time. but overall borders is way cool

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This is a wonderful store where there are books and music for you to enjoy. There is a quiet environment so you can find what your looking calmly. There is always assistance near by if you need any.

4
★★★★☆

This is a wonderful store where there are books and music for you to enjoy. There is a quiet environment so you can find what your looking calmly. There is always assistance near by if you need any.

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Originating in Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1971, this international bookstore chain is known for its vast selection of books, movies and music, as well as a comfortable atmosphere. Cozy chairs, scattered tables and music…

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