Welcome to Coconut Grove
This hip neighborhood is the perfect mix of history and progress
If you’re looking for a neighborhood that can offer the charm of small-town life without having to leave behind any big city conveniences, then Coconut Grove is for you. This one-of-a-kind community has attracted artists, investors, adventurers and pioneers since it was first settled. Coconut Grove continues to maintain its commitment to its foundation, as well as its progression towards a better future.
Originally settled in the early 1800s, Coconut Grove is one of the oldest continuously populated communities in South Florida. Since its development, which was initially acres of vacant Bayfront property— Coconut Grove quickly became a roaring town, attracting residents from around the world. Today, Coconut Grove is filled with unique boutiques, exceptional restaurants, and a vibrant community of people dedicated to maintaining the charms and quirks of the area.
What to Love
- Beautiful and picturesque community
- Hip and vibrant town with a bohemian flair
- Friendly, family-oriented neighbors
- Numerous restaurants, shops, and entertainment opportunities
People & Lifestyle
Coconut Grove is an exceptionally diverse area, with residents relocating from every corner of the world, bringing with them unique cultures and traditions. As a result, this neighborhood is full of activities, festivals, and events, making it one of Miami’s most exciting communities.
Coconut Grove is also distinctly dedicated to preserving its history, with many locals going above and beyond to protect local historic sites and the area’s heritage. However, they are also highly motivated to keep the community moving forward, setting up BID—the Business Improvement District—which keeps the area clean and secure, provides funding for new business projects and partners with multiple organizations to ensure a bright future for Coconut Grove.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining scene in Coconut Grove is as eclectic as the population itself, with a number of restaurants depicting a range of different cuisines. Cocowalk
is where the community comes together. Not only is this outdoor shopping center full of riveting shops, but you’ll also have the opportunity to “dine around the world” at any number of their exciting restaurants.
Sapore di Mare
is another local favorite, serving world-class Italian cuisine with flair. Their menu includes dishes such as lobster-filled ravioli, beef carpaccio, grilled octopus, and more. If you’re in the mood for something a little more high-end, Ariete
serves a seasonal menu made from locally sourced ingredients and produce. Their mouthwatering dishes include delights such as local fish ceviche, duck and foie pate, and venison with truffle baked potatoes.
Major Food Group's Sadelle's
, is another popular breakfast spot, known for their bagel towers that will leave you absolutely speechless.
Things to Do
Residents of Coconut Grove are guaranteed to have an array of things to do in their free time with the constant festivals, and local activities scheduled year-round. The Coconut Grove Art Festival
is a beloved annual event that celebrates the fine arts, with over 350 artists flocking to the area to show off their skills.
The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
is a stunning historical site that explores Miami’s fanciful past. With an estate that promoted the works of aspiring artists since its construction in 1916, this museum continues to play a central role in the culture of Coconut Grove.
Coconut Grove also has numerous parks for residents to enjoy. Peacock Park
is a nine-acre, family-friendly area with indoor and outdoor recreational areas, including kickball, ping pong, and even a computer zone with Wi-Fi access.
Quality education is highly valued by the many families in Coconut Grove, and they have many highly-rated schools in the area to show for it. Schools worthy of note include: