El Taller Cafe & Bookstore

Fueling The Pulse Of Human Creativity Through Literacy, Community Gatherings, Conversation And Good Food.


Monday - Friday: 9am - 10pm

Saturday: 10am - 4pm 

Sunday: Closed


275 Essex Street

Lawrence, MA 01840

(978) - 965 - 4145


TUESDAY: Wing Night 4 - 10 pm - $0.35 wings with your purchase of any drink. (Dine-In Only)

WEDNESDAY: Study Night 8 - 11 pm - Bottomless Coffee - Buy a drip coffee and get free refills. 30% off books w/ purchase of a meal.

The Common Sage 7 - 8 pm - Community Writing Club - for more info email info@thecommonsage.org

THURSDAY: Pick 3 Appetizer Special for $9.95  - Pick 3 appetizers w/ your purchase of any drink. (Dine-In Only)

Open Mic 7:30 - 10 pm Every Third Thursday

SATURDAY: The Lawrence Persistence Project 10 am - 12 pm - Drop In hours every other Saturday - Workshop your college essays, and get helpful information about FAFSA & The Common Application.

El Taller will be available on Saturday evenings for private parties and events.

Connect With Us On Social Media For Event Updates! @Eltaller_arts

* Stay tuned for Monthly & Seasonal Events with Qniversity Pop-Up Yoga, Lawrence Arts House Mandala Workshop, and Art & Writing Workshops with the Addison Gallery of American Art, and so much more!


Consider hosting your next event with us! Perfect for parties, meetings, film screenings, concerts, performances, trainings, presentations and much more! We offer wi-fi, 2 floors of event space, 2 stages, catering, and competitive rental prices. For more info email submissions@eltallterarts.com.


Our mission is to support, inspire and educate the local emerging and established arts community, customers, and guests in the El Taller art gallery. We provide a high quality source of visual art, and create an exciting venue for artists to exhibit and sell work. El Taller is committed to showing a wide range of work in a variety of styles and mediums. 

Follow the "Submission Guidelines" link below and send us your artwork! Email gallery@eltallerarts.com. 

Fueling the pulse of creativity through literacy, community gatherings, conversation and good food.