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Address: 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL
Phone Number: 305-442-4408

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The books are a nice extra to an excellent cafe

Located on Aragon Avenue near my office, this has become a favorite place for lunch, to entertain clients, or to take out-of-town guests. Love their salads and soups. The menu... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
maltafaz
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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58 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Located on Aragon Avenue near my office, this has become a favorite place for lunch, to entertain clients, or to take out-of-town guests. Love their salads and soups. The menu changes and provides many excellent and healthy choices for the most discriminating diner. Only one block off the Miracle Mile, I highly recommend this spot to visitors who want a... More 

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basking ridge, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Very accomodating staff. Helpful whether you are buying used books or agonizing over a T shirt choice. Books can be purchased with just the list from your student. They will look up numbers and editions etc. Very helpful people there.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I went into this store looking for a book about the Coral Gables area. It is located in a vintage Gables building off the beaten path. I felt that I was in someone's library. Books to the ceiling! Had a large selection of books on the Miami, Coral Gables and Florida areas. I found just what I was looking for... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you're in the mood for books on rustic wooden shelves stretching so high you need an old fashioned ladder to reach them, or a peaceful courtyard where you can eat/enjoy reading a book, then come to Books & Books. The atmosphere is the highlight, but the books themselves are unique finds (yes, on the more expensive side for sure).... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

AN EXCELLENT bookstore where you can enjoy the tranquility of the place, an intellectual, a good coffee and a good time for recreation and spiritual liberation. Great services too.

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Good books, good food also, good setting , very nice service. A model of bookstore.....I enjoy going there.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Whenever I am in Miami I come to this place. Not only this is a great bookstore, with a fantastic selection, but there is a nice Cafe inside - good espresso. Be patient though, the waiters in the cafe probably have literary aspirations, but they are not very enthusiastic about serving customers.

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I liked that it was a unique, locally-owned bookstore. The prices were higher than you can find on Amazon, etc.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I love book stores, and I can't begin to tell you what a fabulous book store this is. There are several room to wander in, with library ladders to reach the top shelves. There are books there I have never seen in the Barnes and Noble type bookstore. If you like bookstores, this is a must. The café looked nice,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Books and Books is always on point! Great service and delicious food! The portions are also very generous! I usually have food for the following day when I eat here. There is great people watching too since it is right on Lincoln road.

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