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The Cafe at Books & Books

265 Aragon Ave. Coral Gables, FL 33134 | Coral Gables/South Miami | 305-448-9599

Location Description:

The food at most bookstore cafés usually encourages more fear and loathing than great expectations, but the cute little Café at Books & Books is actually a casual, inexpensive, unpretentious garden of earthly delights. Chef Bernie Matz's menu covers all the expected soup-salad-sandwich bases but also offers a few more adventurous options. One of the best is a salad featuring tender rings of grilled calamari with chorizo sofrito -- a sophisticated mélange of tastes and textures. Try the guava-glazed pork tenderloin with boniato mash, as well as coconut-crusted seared raw tuna with mango-pepper slaw. And save room for luscious cream cheese-coconut flan for dessert.

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  • Cuisine(s): Cafe, Coffeehouse
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 9am-10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-11pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Other Locations:

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