The Gentleman’s Guide to Downtown Coral Gables

Coral Gables is a sophisticated city, designed by a man with a vision for a stylish way of life. If you work, live, or play in Downtown Coral Gables, you should be familiar with these popular gentlemen’s haunts.

Dream like Merrick, start by looking the part at one of these trusted barbershops and spas catering to men, outfit your wardrobe with the help of our local sartorial experts and hang out amongst like minded people at these gentlemanly spots in Coral Gables:

Galiano Cigar Bar

Enjoy a cigar and a beverage in good company at Galiano Cigar Bar. The finest things in life are enjoyed with the guidance of experts, the skilled team at Galiano is here to help you select the right cigar and cocktail for your mood and preferences. Sit back and relax in an elegant space, complete with marbled floors and slick leather lounge chairs.

The Local

Pork belly tostones. Need we say more, gentlemen? That’s just one recently highlighted dish at The Local, a veritable local institution where many a night of craft beers and elevated pub food have been enjoyed.


Meat lovers know to turn to Argentine cuisine when they’re looking to indulge. At Graziano’s you can expect the finest steaks and meats, inspired by the flavors of Argentina, in a sophisticated setting that toes the line between formal and comfortable. Grab a seat at the bar during their excellent happy hour and order a barrel aged negroni or a Smokey Martini with Botanist gin, vermouth and Octomore Islay Scotch.

Bridget’s Shoe and Handbag Repair

You may not be thinking “gentleman” off the bat, but a gentleman invests in quality wardrobe staples and up keeping these treasured pieces requires taking them in for repair and restoration – that’s where Bridget’s Shoe and Handbag Repair comes in. Take in your favorite loafers, your briefcase, leather belts and other collected favorites to be brought up to snuff.

ManKind Grooming & Services

Look no further than ManKind Grooming & Services for a place where you can tick off all your self-care needs under one roof. This luxury experience comes at affordable prices so feel free to indulge in your barbershop rituals along with spa favorites like massage and facials – plus you can do it with a drink in your hand in a masculine and modern setting. Stay for a game of pool after having your nails done, getting a facial scrub, shining your shoes, taking a steam and even whitening your teeth.

Well Groomed Gentleman

Well Groomed Gentleman is a fine men’s barbershop and spa for all grooming needs from haircuts and hot lather shaves, to waxing, facials and massages. Treat yourself to their quality hair cuts or take a load off with a facial and massage. No matter the time or day, a gentleman should always been well groomed.

And more…

A gentleman always knows the right people to call for the job, even a seemingly menial task deserves quality attention; try Giralda Cleaners & Laundry or Rey’s Cleaners to take care of your suits and tuxes. Do your banking right here at one of our many options and select a local financial advisor who is available when you need them in a convenient local location.

For those interested in learning a bit more about the first gentleman of Coral Gables, George Merrick, visit the Coral Gables Museum where there is a permanent display about the city’s founder and his story.