Miami Life: Drinking Around The 305
Miami, Florida is a world-famous location that offers everything from beautiful beaches to immaculate skyscrapers to extraordinary nightlife. Now everyone knows the big-name clubs such as Liv and Story, but tourists and natives alike sometimes forget the diverse culture that surrounds Miami, and with that comes a unique bar scene that everyone needs to experience at least once. Here’s a list of some of our favorite bars all over Miami!
This is THE spot for all the beer lovers out there. Abbey Brewing Company is the oldest and only brew-pub on Miami Beach. Because of its convenient location, it’s the perfect spot to hangout before making your way down to the club scene in South Beach. When you’re there, don’t forget to try one of their four house beers. And make sure you indulge in one of their many quality cigars to get the true Miami experience.
1115 16th Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Mayfair Hotel & Spa is known for its relaxing atmosphere, exceptional service, and the extravagant Above Mayfair Pool Lounge. This rooftop bar and lounge provides breathtaking views of both the Miami Skyline and Biscayne Bay, but the opportune location in Coconut Grove still allows guests to step away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Rent out a private cabana, grab a signature drink, and take everything that South Florida has to offer.
3000 Florida Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Area 31, located at the EPIC hotel, is the ideal happy hour location. With outdoor seating, beautiful views of Brickell, and an expansive menu, this great location will not disappoint. You may be surprised to learn that the food and drinks both contain fresh ingredients from the on-site herb garden, and this just goes to show the quality of this terrace lounge.
270 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Miami, FL 33131
Experience the rich Cuban culture that Miami has to offer at this historic bar and lounge. Start your day off exploring Little Havana before making your way to the bar. The famous street, Calle Ocho, offers everything from local cuban cuisine to artisanal ice cream and cigar shops. Ball & Chain always has great entertainment such as karaoke, salsa night, and great happy hours that you should look up before heading over, and you may also want to read up on the fascinating history behind this local landmark before you head over.
1513 SW 8th Street
Little Havana, FL 33135
One of the best parts of Miami is being able to immerse yourself in different cultures and El Patio in Wynwood allows you to do just that. Enjoy the unique décor, handcrafted beers and cocktails, and the exceptional Latin music bumping in the back. If it’s a Saturday, you can even stop by the famous Wynwood Art Walk located at the Wynwood Walls before heading over!
167 NW 23rd St
Miami, FL 33127
Conveniently located between Wynwood, Midtown and The Design District, Lagniappe House is the perfect place to kick back and relax after a long day of work. This place is an absolute must for all the wine enthusiasts out there. Buy a glass (or bottle), a cheese platter, and enjoy the daily live music at this unique New Orleans-style restaurant.
3425 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33137
Sports bar?! Count me in. Lost Weekend has enough entertainment to keep you going all night. Whether you want to play pool on one of the five tables available, tune into ESPN, or play some throwbacks on the jukebox and dance around, this is the place to be. This bar even allows the inner child in you to come out with video games, Foosball tables, and a chalkboard bar top and colorful chalks. Grab a beer, order some bar food, and start your weekend off the right way at Lost Weekend!
218 Española Way
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Sugar is a rooftop bar and garden located on the 40th floor of EAST, Miami, a hotel situated at Brickell City Centre. This location provides expansive views of the downtown Miami skyline so it’s the perfect place to grab a cocktail and watch the sunset. Oh, and don’t forget to check out the delicious food menu while you’re there!
788 Brickell Plaza, 40th Floor
Miami, FL 33131