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Books & Books

265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL
305-442-4408
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Ranked #2 of 21 Attractions in Coral Gables
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Most recent review
- Oct 24, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

A block or so from Miracle Mile off Ponce de Leon, Books & Books offers a delightful retreat from the relentless commerce and bustle of the main drag (and there's a convenient car park in front). With a number of quiet rooms (easier to navigate than some of the larger Miami bookshops), very helpful staff, and a wide variety of... More

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Miami, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is such a great place to come and grab a great healthy lunch and just get away from the busy gables. The staff is extremely friendly.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
57 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I never understood how it could be that people just would spend unlimited hours sitting on the floor at a book store...but after my first visit with my young daughter I felt so comfy there that I decided to come back any other time when we felt the need to quiet reading in a comfy and peaceful place. Unlimited books... More

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dallas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Interesting bookstore, with various 'rooms' surrounding a courtyard. Very comfortable atmosphere, staff were available, but didn't make you feel at all intimidated about browsing. Nice snack/restaurant area....didn't try it but people looked happy & conversations were lively. Unique assortment of books & some with staff reviews. Wish I'd had time to hang out, & a literary club to hang out... More

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great for book lovers, but you can also enjoy a nice soup or salad. Listen to music when they have their little concerts or just look on their schedule for their interesting book signings. Insightful, fun, and friendly place.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The staff is friendly. The selection outstanding. The Coral Gables facility has a wonderful restaurant. Old style book store with flair!

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Coral Gables, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is the place to go for a great bookstore experience....there are always interesting book signings and events, in addition to the cozy small bookstore feel. There are indoor and outdoor cafes to while away the time while considering your purchase

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Kissimmee, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is a little upscale. It has a nice layout with food and a bar. I thought the picture of the nude women with a lion as I walked into the child's section an unusual location for the picture. If you are a bookstore lover you will enjoy this one.

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coral gables, fl usa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Favorite neighborhood bookstore with frequent author events, live music, and excellent cafe with indoor and outdoor seating! This is the original, first location and will always be my favorite although the others; Lincoln road, Bal Harbor Shops, Cayman Islands, etc... are just as nice! Started coming here when my kids were little 16 years ago and still prefer to the... More

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Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Like to read, this is the place to find something for everyone's taste. Good lunch and wine spot as well.

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