smart books – brilliant food

Quality ingredients, innovative concepts, and a relaxed setting combine for Chef Bernie Matz’s recipe for success at The Café at Books & Books located at 927 Lincoln Road in South Beach.

As a founding father of the South Beach restaurant scene, Chef Bernie Matz joined forces with Books & Books owner Mitchell Kaplan, a founding father of South Florida book scene, in 2005 to create this culinary and literary Mecca.

Chef Matz’s fun, fresh, and healthy take on contemporary and comfort food keeps locals and visitors clamoring for more at this ideal breezeway setting right on Lincoln Road.

People-watching under the café’s vibrant blue umbrellas is de rigueur. The menu is as eclectic and flavorful as South Beach itself, with Matz using only the finest quality, all-natural ingredients, delicacies. Bold flavors, friendly service, generous portions, and affordable prices are all plenty of reasons to put The Café at Books & Books on your must-read list.

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