Welcome to Coconut Grove
Also known as The Grove, Coconut Grove is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Miami-Dade County. Coconut Grove’s community was created to offer residents the finest in arts and culture with a unique urban spin. Coconut Grove features blended city and beach-centric living, with the area’s architecture embracing Florida’s rich history in a lush, tropical oasis. Located along picturesque Biscayne Bay, Coconut Grove offers residents prime outdoor recreation opportunities, a thriving community art scene, and a bustling nightlife.
What to Love
Large selection of restaurants and coffee shops
Premium boutiques, marinas, and art galleries
Coconut Grove residents love the laid-back atmosphere and winding, scenic streets. Coconut Grove attracts prospective residents in spades with its laid-back lifestyle, focus on walkability, and emerging arts scene. Given Coconut Groves’ excellent year-round weather and close proximity to Miami Beach, South Miami, and Brickell, residents here can be found strolling the sidewalks, indulging in gourmet dining, or taking in the latest gallery amongst the lush and overgrown tropical foliage.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Visit CocoWalk, a chic outdoor shopping mall with high-end boutiques and delicious restaurants. The retail village also features a theater and a buzzy courtyard teeming with fountains. After a day spent shopping, stop by Bellini Restaurant, a sophisticated Italian eatery in the Mr. C Hotel. Open to all residents in the area, Bellini is the perfect choice for an upscale business lunch, dinner with friends, or a romantic date night.
For a light meal or happy hour on the patio, visit Greenstreet Cafe, an American restaurant with an incredibly large menu of delicious appetizers, mouthwatering entrees, and delectable desserts. Those craving modern Lebanese fare should look forward to dining at Amal.
Things to Do
Between local markets, festivals, and surrounding parks, there’s never a shortage of things to do in Coconut Grove. Spend Saturdays at the Coconut Grove Organic Market for a chance to meander along vendor stalls, sample local cuisine, and purchase a variety of exciting items, such as fresh and local produce, vegan products, and specialty goods.
Outdoor enthusiasts can stretch their legs at Peacock Park, and history buffs will revel in the grandeur on display at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. This historic estate features stunning manicured grounds, sculptures, and an art collection at the Museum’s center.
Those passionate about the arts will enjoy the roster of local events and festivals held in and around Coconut Grove each year. The Coconut Grove Art Festival embraces local artists, music, and the culture of Miami-Dade County each February. In March, the neighborhood hosts the Coconut Grove Food & Wine Festival. In this long-awaited event, local restaurants and specialty food vendors gather to showcase menu and wine options to visitors and residents alike.
Coconut Grove residents are served by the Miami-Dade County Public School District. Top schools include:
- St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, PK-5
- Ransom Middle and Upper School, 6-12
- Plymouth Elementary, Preschool
- Carrollton Montessori School, N-12