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

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We discovered this great place to have morning coffee in a quiet courtyard. Open most nights until midnight, with music on the weekends, this bookstore cafe boutique is an oasis... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We discovered this great place to have morning coffee in a quiet courtyard. Open most nights until midnight, with music on the weekends, this bookstore cafe boutique is an oasis for bibliophiles.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A good all around experience. Great books, helpful staff, good food, good wine, nice atmosphere, definitely a better buying experience than Amazon.com or one of the other chains or online sellers. All of their locations are great. It was nice to see the new Arsht Center cafe crowded on a night when there were no performances. Good place to go... More 

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Miami, Florida
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189 helpful votes 189 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 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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32 helpful votes 32 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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