The Café at Books & Books – 3 Locations

Café Highlights & Ongoing Series

Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Monday Night Dinners

  Experience Chef Allen’s Monday Night Farm-to-Table Dinners at the Arsht! Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Monday Night Dinner is the epitome of the Café’s commitment to making locally-sourced and sustainable dining more accessible to our community. Taking place weekly at the Café at the Arsht Center and monthly at the Coral Gables location, each dinner is…

Wine Down Wednesdays!

Join us at the Café at Books & Books all day long for 50% off ALL BOTTLES of wine!    

Join us for Happy Hour!

Take a seat in our courtyard with your latest read and enjoy our daily happy hour.  From 4-7pm, enjoy $5 beers, glasses of house wine, and most appetizers every day! View our drink menu below:

Happy Hour in Coconut Grove!

Have you met the Cafe at Books & Books in Coconut Grove yet? Get to know us during our happy hour every day from 4-7pm. Unwind with $5 beers, glasses of house wine, and most appetizers.    

Live Music in the Courtyard

  Come support local musicians every Friday and Saturday from 7:30-11:30pm. Jazz, classical, Latin–whatever your favorite genre is, you can find it playing in our courtyard.  

Full Bar Happy Hour at the Arsht!

Need a place to meet before a show? The Cafe at Books & Books in the Adrienne Arsht Center offers a full bar with beer, wine, and liquor as well as an eclectic food menu. Enjoy happy hour every day from 4-7pm with our $5 beers, glasses of house wine, and most appetizers. Monday –…

CBD products now available!

If you’ve been wanting to try CBD-infused food and drinks, then your wait is over. When you order your meal, let your server know that you’d like it to try it with CBD. You also have the option of trying a CBD-infused cookie from local favorite Courtney’s Cookies or CBD-infused flavored drinks from VYBES.   …

Cater with The Café at Books & Books

Did you know that the Café offers catering? You can design a menu for anything from business lunches to parties to private receptions, featuring dishes ranging from cheese boards to fajitas. Your event can even be held in the store or its Mediterranean-inspired courtyard.  Check out our Catering Menu HERE Have questions? Please reach out…

The Café at Books & Books Breakfast

Looking for a new breakfast spot? The Café at Books & Books Coral Gables has a new breakfast menu served Monday-Friday from 9am-11am and Saturday and Sunday from 9am-1pm. Whether you opt for a classic breakfast option like avocado toast or mix it up with a breakfast quesadilla, it’ll make a great start to your…

Vegan/Vegetarian-friendly at The Café

If you’re vegan or vegetarian, you can be confident that any of the Café locations will have a wide variety of dishes to satisfy your craving. My suggestions? Try the avocado toast in Coral Gables, the Adriatic vegan board in Coconut Grove, or the grilled eggplant and quinoa chop chop at the Arsht Center.   

Get to know Jonah Kaplan, General Manager

If you’re thinking this name looks familiar, it’s for good reason–Jonah is the son of Mitchell Kaplan, the owner of Books & Books. After spending a few years in the sports business after college, Jonah returned home to Coral Gables to join his father at the store and manage the Café. Based out of the…