Florida Menu Collection, 1936-2016

By Yvette Yurubi

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Collection Overview

Title: Florida Menu Collection, 1936-2016

ID: ASM0246

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Florida Menu Collection comprises of both vintange and contemporary menus originating from restaurants all around Florida, depicting a unique part of its culinary, agricultural, and commercial history. Origins of these menus currently include Miami, Miami Beach, Bradenton, Brandon, Coral Gables, Key West, Pembroke Pines, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Hallandale, Kissimmee, and Jacksonville. New menus will be added periodicially to the collection as they are acquired.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Copyright to these materials lies with the University of Miami. They may not be reproduced, retransmitted, published, distributed, or broadcast without the permission of Special Collection. For information about obtaining copies or to request permission to publish any part of an interview, please contact Special Collections at asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials:

Florida Culinary History Collection

Florida Ephemera Collection

Florida Postcard Collection

Florida Promotional Materials Collection

Preferred Citation: Florida Menu Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Many menus were moved from the Florida Culinary History Collection in June 2016. Proccessed by Yvette Yurubi, 2016.


Box and Folder Listing


Series I: Paper MenusAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Boynton Beach, FL - Tropical Acres, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Boynton Beach, Fl - Tropical Island Restaurant, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Boca Raton, FL - American Association of Advertising Agencies, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Coconut Grove, FL - Macaron, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Coral Gables, FL - Mash Potatoes, 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Coral Gables, FL - President Julio Frenk Inauguration Dinner, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Coral Gables, FL - The University Inn, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Delray Beach, FL - Kavasutra, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Creighton's Restaurant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Ft. Lauderdale, FL - The Mouse Trap, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Pal's, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Ranch House, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Hallandale, FL - Old Heidelberg, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Hallandale, FL - The Hofbrauhaus, 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Hollywood Beach, FL - Hollywood Beach Hotel / Golf and Tennis Club, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Jacksonville, FL - Hotel George Washington, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Key West, FL - A & B Lobster House, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Key West, FL - Caribe Restaurant, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Key West, FL - Fun Bun Gardel Deli, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Kissimmee, FL - Rodeo Diner, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Marathon, FL - The Buccaneer Lodge, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Miami, FL - Biscayne Room, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Miami, FL - Casa Juancho, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Miami, FL - China City, Oriental Restaurant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Contains both a vintage and contemporary menu.
Folder 25: Miami, FL - Clove, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Miami, FL - The Cottage Inn, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Miami, FL - Dr. Limon Ceviche Bar, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Miami, FL - The Gallery, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Miami, FL- Gazebo, n.d.Add to your cart.
Located in the Doral Hotel and County Club.
Folder 30: Miami, FL - The Hotel McAllister, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Miami, FL - The Hurricane Harbor Lounge, Biscayne Key, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Miami, FL - Jake and the Cake, 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Miami, FL - Kyu, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Miami, FL - The Local Craft Food & Drink, The Bridge, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Miami, FL - Pizza Johny's, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Miami, FL - Plant Food + Wine, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Miami, FL - Rose Bowl, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Miami, FL - S.S. Ariadne, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Miami, FL - The Seven Seas, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Miami Beach, FL - American Academy of Pediatrics, Ladies Fashion Luncheon, Empress Hotel, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Miami Beach, FL - The Beachcomber, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Miami Beach, FL - Beachcraft, 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Miami Beach, FL - Curry's Restaurant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Miami Beach, FL - The Carillon Hotel, n.d., 1960Add to your cart.
Contains two menus: Le Can Can and menu for dinner for the Officers of the Pompano Beach Vegetable Buyers Association. Folder also contains general hoten information and ephemera.
Folder 6: Miami Beach, FL - The DutchAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Miami Beach, FL - The Fontainebleau, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Miami Beach, FL - The Hickory House, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Miami Beach, FL - Hotel Algers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Miami Beach, FL - Jimmy de Nicola's Grist Mill, 1884, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miami Beach, FL - Joey's, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Miami Beach, FL - Juniors, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Miami Beach, FL - Lucky Rice Miami Feast, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Miami Beach, FL - Mother Kelly's, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Miami Beach - Nick and Arthur's Restaurant, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Miami Beach, FL - Pickin' Chicken, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Miami Beach, FL - Sherry Frontenac, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Miami Beach, FL - Sherry Normandie, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tony's Fish Market, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Miami Beach, FL - Van Dyke Cafe, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Miami Beach, FL - Wolfie's, 1950, 2013Add to your cart.
Contains vintage and contemporary menu.
Folder 22: Palm Beach, FL - Testa's, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Pompano Beach, FL - LHC, Chez Cafe, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Tampa, FL - Chevy's, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Tampa, FL - Columbia, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Tampa, FL - The Natural Kitchen, ca. 1970s-80sAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Treasure Island - Alva Bartke's Careless Navigator, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Various Locations - Bahama Holland American LIne, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Various Locations - Buenos Aires Bakery and Cafe, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Various Locations - Nahuen, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Various Locations - Po Folk's Seafood, Chicken, and So Forth, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Various Locations - Sea Fare, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Various Locations - S. S. Bahama Star, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 34: West Palm Beach, FL - The Original Grandma Sarah's, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Fort Lauderdale, FL -  Sunshine Grille, Good Morning, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Coral Gables, FL - Spring Chicken, 2017Add to your cart.
2 copies
Folder 2: Doral and Key Biscayne, FL - Patagonia, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Lauderhill, FL - Woodlands, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Miami, FL - Niu Kitchen, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Miami Beach, FL - Cooper's, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Palm Beach, FL - Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, 2017Add to your cart.
Series II: Caribbean and South American MenusAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Bermuda - Furness Bermuda Line, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Kingston, Jamaica - Myrtle Bank Hotel, 1957Add to your cart.
Series III: Oversized MenusAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Miami Beach, FL - Osteria del Teatro, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Various Locations - C. S. S. Fairwind, n.d.Add to your cart.