Who we are

An Independent, locally owned, general and travel specialty bookstore and brewery in Santa Fe, New Mexico located due east of the plaza in the oldest part of Santa Fe.

We are a prime resource for local recreational information for exploring the nearby national forests, wilderness areas and parks. We custom print full scale USGS Maps for the entire USA.

Under single ownership since creation in 1998 by Greg Ohlsen and Ellen Stelling founders of Garcia Street Books in 1990!

Events most Saturdays



  • Books: New release fiction and nonfiction
  • Luggage: Briggs and Riley, Eagle Creek, Thule
  • Guides and Maps Local and international
  • Scottevest travel vests
  • < strong>Travel accessories: Packing aids, locks, pillows etc.
  • Espresso bar and cafĂ©.
  • WIFI and a pleasant relatively calm place to hang and chat.
  • Don't forget the BREWERY!



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Iran

Steve Kutay      

Steve 's presentation will cover some of the recent history of U.S. - Iran relations, as well as his 2014 trip to Iran to establish a tour business there. In 2014 he and his wife spent 3 weeks in Iran, covering around 2,000 miles by road and visiting many of Iran 's most famous tourist attractions. Out of the 85 countries Steve has visited Iran is the one that is least like what it is expected to be like. In his talk he hope sto explain, at least in part, why this is the case.

Language Classes


We offer French, Spanish and Italian conversational language classes in the store.
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Current Hours:     Monday - Saturday  9-6      Sunday 12 - 4            Slide Shows typically Saturdays at 5pm