The Café at Books & Books | Adrienne Arsht Center


Now Open! A new café and store, managed by Books & Books, under the direction of Chef Allen Susser, located within the ground floor of the Arsht Center’s designated historical landmark Carnival Tower. The Café at Books & Books features a café-style restaurant with delightful outdoor seating, table service, and specialty coffee bar dramatically enhancing Arsht Center patrons’ pre- and post-show dining options.


We are located at the Adrienne Arsht Center,Carnival Tower at 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 


Cafe/ Store Info:
  • Open 7 days a week
  • Everyday, 11:30am-8pm  
  • Extended hours on show nights
  • Full-food and bar menu designed by Chef Allen Susser
  • Call the cafe or email for reservations: 
  • Cafe: 786.405.1745 
  • Store: 786.405.1744




A fresh and seamless partnership between The Café at Books & Books and The Arsht Farmer’s Market every Monday, 4-8pm. Come to the market, shop fresh produce, stay for our Farm-T0-Table dinners, using the ingredients you’ve just shopped! 

Meals are served family-style, at 6:30pm, reservations accepted, but walk-ins welcome. Local growers will be on hand visit your table, talk to your guests, and add even more farm to table feeling to the experience.   

Here’s a sample Market-inspired, Vegetarian menu: 

·       Start with a family-style tasting of fresh heirloom tomatoes, Fried Caprese /Hot Spicy Soup

        Shooter/Vegetable and Root Chips with warm Kale Dip.

·       Vegetable Tart with fried, locally-grown Broccoli and Citrus Glaze.

·       Farmer’s Couscous

·       Zak's Bread and Fruit Pudding

Photographs by: JOHNNY LOUIS