Miami/Coconut GroveCoconut Grove is in Miami. Coconut Grove offers a cosmopolitan village setting where you can indulge with a visit to distinguished art galleries, cutting edge bars and Miami nightclubs.
Coconut Grove is accessible by the Coconut Grove station on the MetroRail, or the 48 bus. The 249 bus goes from the Coconut Grove station to the Douglas Road station, and is the Coconut Grove Circulator. Buses generally feed into those 2 train stations.
phone: +1 305-442-6866address: 3485 Main HighwayOne of the oldest homes in Dade County, built in 1891 on the shore of Biscayne Bay. Offers a glimpse of Old Florida during The Era of the Bay. Situated on the shore of Biscayne Bay, this was the home of Ralph Middleton Munroe, one of Coconut Grove´s most charming and influential pioneers. Today, it is one of the last remnants of the once vast Miami Hammock. Enjoy sitting in the rocking chairs on the spacious porch used as a gathering place or on a bench under a tree for solitude. The forest surrounding the home is hardwood hammock and is the last of its kind in the area. The unique architecture includes period furniture and wide porches that afford magnificent views.
phone: +1 305 250-9133address: 3251 South Miami AveEuropean-inspired estate. Includes a main house filled with art and furnishings and ten acres of gardens on Biscayne Bay. $12 adults, $9 Miami-Dade residents with ID, patrons using wheelchairs, seniors 62 years of age or older with ID and students with ID, $5 children 6-12. Admission is free for children 5 years of age or younger.
Coconut Grove PlayhouseA South Florida landmark that hosted live theater from 1956-2006. It is closed and awaiting restoration.
address: 4013 South Douglas RdAn 8-acre (32,000 m²) tropical garden that forms part of the National Tropical Botanical Garden.
- The southern border of Coconut Grove is Biscayne Bay. The area features a sailing club (Coconut Grove Sailing Club), a yacht club (Coral Reef Yacht Club) and a marina (Dinner Key Marina). Pan Am's seaplane operations were based in Dinner Key, and the Miami City Hall is based in the old Pan Am terminal building.
- Coconut Grove Arts Festival
- King Mango Strut Parade is a fun and light-hearted parade filled with satirical interpretations of local public figures.
- Commodore Block Party offers fine dining and beautiful art and music under a cover of stars.
phone: +1 305 577-3344address: 3015 Grand AveOutdoor shopping center with many familiar chain stores and restaurants in nice Mediterranean-styled architecture .
Barracuda Bar and Grilladdress: 3035 Fuller StreetThis throw back to the old Grove is a "come as you are" locals spot. Enjoy their nice beer selection and shoot a game of pool or play some darts. Not expensive and open late it's always a fun time.
address: 3064 Grand AveThere are 20 televisions in this bar. The menu has seafood specialties and $0.25 wings on Mondays. Sandbar also has theme nights like the "White Trash Bash."
address: 3468 Main Highway– Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bit more upscale but has a fantastic outside seating area for cocktails.
address: 3000 Florida AvenueBlending New York influences with the tropical vibe of Miami, the iconic Mayfair Hotel & Spa - poised in hip Coconut Grove - unveils a new layer of haute with the opening of rooftop Cabana One Lounge & Pool Club and famed New York steakhouse Angelo & Maxie’s. Gaudi-inspired design and an unpretentious ambience define this historic enclave, complete with an orchid-filled, open-air atrium, Japanese soaking tubs on private bougainvillea-covered terraces and a fully sustainable Jurlique Spa.
phone: +1 305 441-2100address: 2951 South Bayshore DrThe hotel's 12-story tower sits on Sailboat Bay. The hotel's 120 one- and two-bedroom suites all have bay or city views.
phone: +1 305 858-8300address: Four Grove Isle DrA 49-room boutique hotel on a private island off the coast. The hotel features a Tennis Center with 11 Har-Tru courts and one U.S. Open hard tennis court and SpaTerre, a 6,000-square foot spa, featuring a full service salon, seven treatment rooms, fitness room with ocean views, couples treatment rooms and an outdoor, oceanfront Watsu hot tub. Home to Baleen, the romantic, award-winning waterfront restaurant.
phone: +1 305 644-4680address: 3300 Southwest 27th AvenueThis luxury hotel has a charming, Italian villa-like ambience that takes its cue from nearby historic mansion, Villa Vizcaya. With abundant roses, soaring ceilings, commanding Venetian stucco columns, a grand fireplace, sleek marble floor and soaring glass wall with views onto a garden courtyard and waterfall fountain, it is a relaxing respite within one of Miami’s most noteworthy neighborhoods. Savor Italian cuisine in Bizcaya lounge, renowned for its Tuscan-influenced fare and the area’s only upscale live music venue every Thursday through Saturday, or be pampered in the city’s finest Boutique Spa. Beautifully renovated Miami boutique hotel rooms offer views of the lush neighborhood or Biscayne Bay and are close to shopping, attractions, and Miami’s downtown financial district.
phone: +1 786 399-0607address: 3226 Gifford laneThe town's printed publication, covering local community events.
As a general rule, don't venture out too far west, past SW 32nd Avenue as the area can get desolate. The best way to get from the train station is to take the 249 Coconut Grove Circulator or at least come from Coconut Grove station not Douglas Road station.