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Miami/Coconut Grove

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Coconut 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.

Get in[edit]

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.

See[edit]

Map of Miami/Coconut Grove
  • 1 Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Highway, +1 305-442-6866. Open 9AM-5PM with tours at 10AM, 11:30AM, 1PM, 2:30PM Friday-Monday Closed on Tuesdays, New Year´s, Thanksgiving and Christmas days. Open for groups by reservation Wednesday-Thursday.. One 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. $2; under age 6 enter free..
Villa Vizcaya
  • 2 Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 South Miami Ave, +1 305 250-9133, fax: +1 305 285-2004. European-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.

Do[edit]

Coconut Grove Playhouse
  • 1 Coconut Grove Playhouse. A South Florida landmark that hosted live theater from 1956-2006. It is closed and awaiting restoration. Coconut Grove Playhouse (Q5139828) on Wikidata Coconut Grove Playhouse on Wikipedia
  • 2 The Kampong, 4013 South Douglas Rd. An 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.

Events[edit]

  • 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.

Buy[edit]

  • 1 CocoWalk, 3015 Grand Ave, +1 305 577-3344. Su-Th 11AM-10PM, F Sa 11AM-midnight (stores), restaurants and bars open until 2AM. Outdoor shopping center with many familiar chain stores and restaurants in nice Mediterranean-styled architecture .

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

  • Barracuda Bar and Grill, 3035 Fuller Street (1 Block from Cocowalk). Noon-3AM daily. This 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.
  • Sandbar Grill, 3064 Grand Ave (in Coconut Grove), +1 305 444-5270. There 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."
  • Greenstreet Cafe, 3468 Main Highway (in Coconut Grove), +1 305 444-0244. – Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bit more upscale but has a fantastic outside seating area for cocktails.

Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Mayfair Hotel & Spa, 3000 Florida Avenue, toll-free: +1-800-433-4555. Blending 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.
  • 2 The Mutiny Hotel, 2951 South Bayshore Dr (located in Coconut Grove), +1 305 441-2100, toll-free: +1-888-868-8469, fax: +1 305 441-2822. The hotel's 12-story tower sits on Sailboat Bay. The hotel's 120 one- and two-bedroom suites all have bay or city views. $189-$279 per night.
  • 3 Grove Isle Hotel & Spa, Four Grove Isle Dr (located on a private island in Coconut Grove), +1 305 858-8300, . A 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.
  • 4 The Ritz-Carlton, 3300 Southwest 27th Avenue, +1 305 644-4680. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: noon. This 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.

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Stay safe[edit]

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.

This district travel guide to Coconut Grove is a usable article. It has information for getting in as well as some complete entries for restaurants and hotels. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.