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The Cafe at Books & Books

265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5008
+1 305-448-9599
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good54%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
16 Oct 2017
“Great place to eat (and buy books)”
4 Oct 2017
“Great location, atmosphere and healthy food”
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5008
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

The atmosphere is quiet and very pleasant. I have been here two times in a week. I was here for an author book signing event on Saturday (Priscila Oliveras) Puerto Rican romance novel writer. It has been a great two visits.

Thank Kassandra L
Reviewed October 16, 2017

The Cafe at Books & Books is a pleasant indoor and outdoor place for a delicious meal at a very reasonable price. They have a great selection of sandwiches, salads, appetizers and main courses. The beer and wine selection is very good. It is a...More

Reviewed October 4, 2017

I hadn't been to Miami since shooting a commercial at this location in 2010. I was looking forward to seeing it in its normal operation, as a cafe and book store. I was very satisfied with the menu and prices. I had a sandwich and...More

1  Thank clutz1980
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Just the nicest place, really laid back, but it is a book store...lol...staff was friendly and attentive....good sized menu that addresses a variety of food taste right down to vegan. Breakfast was plentiful, neat, tasteful and filling. I am going back.

Thank blondimomma
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I live a few blocks down the road from this great place! To read a magazine, find a great book, partake at a great author's night or grab a bite to eat, drink and listen to some cool jazz, The Cafe @ Books & Books...More

1  Thank KriticL
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This lovely cafe is located inside Books & Books in Coral Gables, great ambiance, good coffee and tasty treats. Nice decor and friendly service makes it even better!

1  Thank BeatrizG2
Reviewed July 30, 2016

It might seem low key, but the culinary team behind this restaurant is first class. Chef Allen Susser and manager Irving Fields have a crafted a real gem inside this landmark independent bookstore. The chicken curry salad is my go-to choice--freshly made, perfectly balanced flavors...More

Thank MissPitts
Reviewed May 27, 2016

The cafe is cool, we sat outside and the weather was fine. Food was pretty good especially for a book store. Great to peruse the artsy book store scene after a nice nosh. Yes, go.

Thank DuplexkiddiepoolY2K
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Very interesting dishes. Salads, wraps, etc. inside and outside tables. A little short staffed when we were there, so waited a while for food. But we were visiting so it was no big deal. The chicken salad was delicious. We were there for lunch and...More

Thank Chuck L
Reviewed April 19, 2016

We stopped into Books and Books after a movie at the Coral Gables Theater across the street. Books and Books is a wonderful place to hang out. Music on the patio and delicious food from the cafe. Looking forward to going back for more.

Thank mpadron6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134-5008
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: +1 305-448-9599
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