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Address: 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5046
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Great Experience, Beautiful Setting and Lots of Books

This is a beautiful book store, much bigger than you would expect with floor to ceiling wooden shelves. Quite lovely. Appears to have a very good selection of books, including... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 January 2017
Michelle112013
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is quite an interesting large book store with an old-world feel to it and of course a wide range of books. The building is next to the Museum and has a deal of style to it with a central area that is a garden cafe. Well worth a visit.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a beautiful book store, much bigger than you would expect with floor to ceiling wooden shelves. Quite lovely. Appears to have a very good selection of books, including signed copies. Also seems to regularly have events such as book signings and live music. A lovely courtyard with a a cafe makes the experience even better!

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Thank Michelle112013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's a lovely place to have a delicious salad, soup or coffee, and read a book. Some days they have live music. It's a great place for couples or friends

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Thank Tatianaalva7
Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This store/wine bar/cafe is one of the great resources of Coral Gables. It's a great place to browse for books and magazines or meet friends for a light meal. They even host book club meetings. Check their calendar too to see when a favorite author will be there for a talk and a book signing.

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Thank Joan T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We went there on a Saturday evening where they had several events including live music. So there was quite a lot going on and I didn't get a chance to look at the books quite as much as I would have liked to. Maybe check their schedule before you go. The book store as such is amazing. You have rooms... More 

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Thank Dominique M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

It is a very nice book store in the Coral Gables. It also has a coffee shop which provides food. In the entrance there a bar and outside sitting. Location is great located across from Coral Gables Art Cinema.

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Thank Maryam S
Atlanta, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Books & Books is a lovely spot in downtown Coral Gables and much more than just a bookstore. The building is on the historical register and dates back to the 1920's. We arrived on a weeknight around 10PM and parked in the inexpensive public garage directly across the street. Entering into an open air courtyard, we saw patrons around a... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is one of my favorite book stores in the country. Honestly, I can't think of a better bookstore anywhere. This selection is huge, the staff is knowledgeable and friendly, and it is in a great location. You can spend hours here, as no one will rush you along. Very, very highly recommended

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

There are few interesting book stores in Miami and this is one I call a gem. This old spanish building houses an intimate book store with multiple books to choose from. There is also an air conditioned coffee shop and tables and chairs with umbrellas in the atrium. There is usually soft live music played on weekend evenings also. Very... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Great environment, was looking for a book and was very easy to reserve when I called they were very attentive and found the book that I wanted, very happy with everything, beautiful bookstore!

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