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Things To Do in Coconut Grove

things to do in coconut grove

With a median home price of $1,039,912, a plethora of green spaces, natural grocery stores, and water access, the Miami neighborhood of Coconut Grove is a staple to hang out for locals, and tourists alike. According to the city website the neighborhood was “founded in 1873 by an eclectic mix of pioneers, artists, intellectuals and adventurers.” The same type of people still reside there as evident in the variety of things you can do if you’re ever in the area. If you are thinking about visiting Coconut Grove for things to do, here are some highlights to consider, and get those thinking wheels going.

To Eat

Things to do in coconut grove

Peacock Garden Bistro

The outside seating, plush greenery, bright colored furnishings, and insanely beautiful plating of their dishes make this spot a locals favorite.

2889 McFarlane Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

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Bombay Darbar

If you’re craving food with a little bit more spice to it, you have to try this place. The service is impeccable. The menu features traditional Indian cuisine, a nice selection of wines, and yummy cocktails. It’s so popular the restaurant had to move from the tiny hole in the wall they occupied for years to accommodate the crowds. Now they are located in a much larger location on Florida Avenue. They are still very busy, and close every day from 3 pm-6 pm. If you have to wait for your table take a stroll around the tree lined street with Victorian lamp posts. The tile murals on the walls in the area make an excellent backdrop for photos! 

2901 Florida Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

To See

things to do in coconut grove

Barnacle Historic State Park

Just steps away from the hustle and bustle of Coconut Grove city streets you’ll find five acres of waterfront woods. Enjoy the easy hike along a path bordered by a canopy of plants native to Florida. At the end of the walk you’ll find the oldest home in Florida. A popular place for weddings, right on the water. You can peruse the souvenir shop there that features books, games for kids, and other adorable trinkets. It’s a perfect place to relax, listen to nature, and enjoy the view.

things to do in coconut grove

Panorama Restaurant and Sky Lounge

If you’re more into views from up high, check out one of the rooftops in the area.  This Forbes 5-star restaurant and sky lounge is located at the Sonesta hotel, and was once voted the best restaurant in Coconut Grove. 

2889 McFarlane Road
Coconut, Grove, FL 33133

things to do in coconut grove

Mayfair hotel

Head over just before sundown, order a drink from the bar and enjoy the stunning colors only a Magic City sunset can offer. MMM Protip, bring your swimming gear because they have a pool.

3000 Florida Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133


Coconut Grove offers the perfect mix of fantastic food, natural environment and human created pleasures. Everything on this list is located within mere blocks of each other as well, so you easily walk from place to place. Enjoy Coconut Grove, and the many things to do.

things to do coconut grove

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