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

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Was there for an author's presentation on his travel book. The store has a coffee house/wine bar feel to it rather than a Barnes and Noble big box feel. Reminds me a bit of some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Coral Gables, Florida
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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Was there for an author's presentation on his travel book. The store has a coffee house/wine bar feel to it rather than a Barnes and Noble big box feel. Reminds me a bit of some of the great bookstores years past in Ojai, California (a place noted for its bookstores and a hangout for the old Hollywood crowd). If you... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Books & Books elevates your reading experiences. Mitchell Kaplan has created a place where readers and writers come together to share their knowledge. The book store has a great staff who make readers, even those who stumble on the store for the first time, feel they are home. Having authors describe their works and lives makes the books come alive... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

if you are an avid reader or if you like to rub elbows with famous celebrities eg. Hilary Clinton, President Bill Clinton or any others this is a place in Coral Gables that will entice your palate with learning and light food

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Miami
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I cannot say enough good things about this fine independent book seller, which has become an institution in Miami. It includes a nice restaurant with live music in the court yard, numerous author events, knowledgeable staff, comfortable surroundings, and impressive collections in a range of areas, from art and architecture through fiction to zen and other religions/philosophies. It's weak in... More 

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miami
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Love this place. Amazing book store, with outdoor café, and great Author's series. If you love to read, this is the place to go.

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coral gables
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

What a concept: Normally, if you're a reader, you would diddle around on the Internet and then buy pretty much any book you'd like on Amazon, and have it delivered for free. Or, you would visit Barnes and Noble, and if you're lucky find an actual book tucked in amongst the games, toys, and puzzles that clutter the establishment. Or,... More 

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CT
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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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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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Address: 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL
Phone Number: 305-442-4408
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables

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