Epicure Gourmet Market Opens in the Gables

Categories: First Bites

It's Saturday. Whatcha got planned?

Why not visit the coolest new reinvention of one of Dade's classiest institutions, Epicure Gourmet Market? The new place, on Le Jeune Road in the Gables, is enormous, with 24,000 square feet of retail space and 240 seats in the café. It will have much of the same fine fare you've been scarfing down for decades from the Alton Road location in Miami Beach.

Laine Doss
Everything wasn't completely together when we visited Friday, and the grand opening isn't officially scheduled until December 18, but you could be the first on your block to try the house-made soups, fresh challah, and imported cheeses.

Epicure is located in the new Gables Ponce apartment community at 4711 Le Jeune Rd. The development will also be home to fitness celebrity Jennifer Nicole Lee's workout facility -- JNL Fitness Studio -- which is expected to open in February 2014. Parking can be difficult in the area, but no worries. The new store offers more than 100 second-floor spaces, and there's back-up municipal parking across the street.

"We are confident that our impeccable service and delicious selection of fresh and gourmet items will serve the community well," Jason Starkman, CEO of Epicure, said in a release.

Laine Doss
It will offer all the gourmet fare now served on the Beach, including pastries, a butcher shop, and a coffee bar. The wine department offers more than 5,000 bottles, and chef Michael Love will offer cooking demonstrations and classes. Catering too.

Laine Doss
The market will be open seven days a week, 365 days a year, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. That means your last-minute Christmas and New Year's dash for party items is all taken care of.

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Location Info

Epicure Gourmet Market

4711 Le Jeune Road, Coral Gables, FL

Category: Restaurant

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Loving the cheese and wine section at the new Epicure Coral Gables. It's literally double the size of the of the other Epicures. Worth going for the cheese alone. Plus, the turkey meatballs. Oh, and the olive bar. Makes dinner so much easier to prepare for my foodie friends. 

Ileana Canetti
Ileana Canetti

Home of the best cake in town,Tuna salad,best cheese selection ,love it!!!!!!!welcome to Gables

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Imelys Sansores

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Riann Zabaleta

Epicure ...so close! ;) Brenda Ortiz Rosa Zabaleta Quinones

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