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Best outdoor Happy Hours in South Florida

South Florida offers plenty of activities for savoring the fresh air — including outdoor happy hours. 

Whether you're in Miami-Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach counties, we've got your one-stop shop for finding the perfect outdoor venue to enjoy a drink — or two.

Happy Hour Cocktails | Photo courtesy of Verde @ PAMM

Happy Hour Cocktails | Photo courtesy of Verde at PAMM

Outdoor Happy Hours in Miami-Dade County

Mayami Mexicantina & Bar, 127 NW 23rd St., Miami

Elevated Mexican cuisine is offered at this happy hour where a 10,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor restaurant and lounge will transport guests to ancient Maya Civilization with Mayan Revival architecture and an upbeat party atmosphere with Tulum Vibes. Enjoy uniquely crafted cocktails such as Smoky Margaritas and Mezcal Mules along with discounted bar bites including sushi rolls, taco bowls, ceviche and more. Happy hour is offered Mondays-Fridays from 5 p.m. -7 p.m. and Sundays from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Sushi Garage, Multiple Locations

Enjoy a fresh air happy hour on a cozy outdoor patio at one of three Sushi Garage locations. Feast on favorites such as the Korean beef leaf taco ($9), fried tofu with black garlic honey ($11), sashimi or sushi ($4.50) and chili shrimp dumplings ($11). Guests can also take advantage of the $7 specialty cocktails and 1/2 off all alcoholic beverages. Happy hour is available everyday at all three locations 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

Stiltsville Fish Bar, 1787 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach

Sip on  Key West-inspired cocktails and fresh seafood. Happy hour at Stiltsville Fish Bar takes place Mondays-Fridays from 3 p.m. -7 p.m. Specials include $6 draft beers, $7 select wines, and $9 specialty cocktails and assorted bar snacks like Conch Fritters ($12), Smoked Fish Dip ($10), Caviar Deviled Eggs ($8) and Buffalo Fish Wings ($10).

(Photo courtesy of Verde)

Verde at Pérez Art Musuem Miami1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

If you’re looking for happy hour with a view, we suggest Verde at the Pérez Art Museum in downtown Miami. Cheers to endless views of Biscayne Bay with a drink in hand. Stop by on Thursdays, admire the art, and sip on $5 drinks like mojitos and old-fashioneds after 5 p.m. The restaurant also offers $6 beers, $7 wine, and $8 cocktails. 

Mamey on 3rd1350 S. Dixie Highway, Coral Gables

A hidden gem in Coral Gables, Mamey serves tropical vibes on its rooftop oasis at the THesis Hotel. Happy hour cocktails and bites are served Monday through Sunday from 3-6 p.m. Guests can expect $6 bites, a selection of beers for $5, $7 wines by the glass, $7 spirits, and $10 specialty cocktails.

(Photo courtesy of Tropezon Miami)

Tropezón, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach

What's better than happy hour? Happy Hour that takes place twice a day — and Tropezón in Miami Beach has you covered. From 5-7 p.m. and again from 10 p.m. until close Thursdays through Sundays, guests will enjoy 50% off well spirits, well cocktails, select wines, Estrella Damm draft beers and select snacks. If you're “in the biz,” you can also enjoy Happy Hour deals all night on Mondays.

Harry's Pizzeria, 1680 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach & 2996 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove

James Beard Award-winning Chef and Restaurateur Michael Schwartz has launched new happy hour deals at his locally-loved and widely-lauded, Harry’s Pizzeria. Harry's Pizzeria Miami Beach and Coconut Grove happy hour is now available for the whole restaurant Monday – Friday from 4-7 p.m. This new deal offers half-off any pizzas, glasses of wine, and beer. 

(Photo courtesy of Shooters Waterfront)

Broward County

Shooters Waterfront, 3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale, Shooters Waterfront Restaurant features a fresh, coastal-inspired menu and a 600-seat alfresco dining space with three artfully designed cocktail bars, a chic outdoor lounge, and 400 feet of dock space. Shooters Waterfront offers 50 percent off all cocktails, beer, and wine served by the glass and small bites Mondays – Fridays 4 p.m. – 6  p.m. 

American Social, 721 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

This upscale pub boasts a self-serve beer station, comfort food for emotional and physical nourishment and enough TVs to make your head spin. Enjoy $6 select beer and wine, hand-crafted cocktails for $10 and social bar bites ranging from $7-$10 during happy hour weekdays from 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Casa Sensei)

Casa Sensei, 1200 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Located along scenic Las Olas Boulevard, Casa Sensei is a pan-Asian, Latin fusion eatery with a spacious, dog-friendly waterfront patio. At Casa Sensei, happy hour offers guests half-off all house spirits, wine, and beer Mondays – Fridays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the inside bar area.

Boathouse at The Riverside, 620 SE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale

Located near Las Olas Boulevard on the downtown Fort Lauderdale waterfront, Boathouse offers an outdoor happy hour fit for anyone who wants to boat watch. Their happy hour takes place weekdays 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and offers 50 percent off all beer, wine and spirits from the bar. Enjoy bites from $5 and $7. Plus, you can take the Water Taxi to get there.

El Vez, 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

This Mexican paradise near the water's edge serves classic Mexican dishes with a flare. The best part is enjoying the beachy breeze on their outdoor patio and indulging in $6 margaritas, beers, and wines and $6 plates like nachos, tacos and smoked chicken wings during happy hour Mondays-Fridays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Agave Bandido)

Agave Bandido, 14531 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines

This new Mexican kitchen and tequila bar serving up contemporary cuisine and vibrant cocktails in Pembroke Pines, offers happy hour Mondays – Fridays 4 p.m. –  7 p.m. and Mondays – Thursdays after11 p.m.  Guests can enjoy $5 margaritas, cocktails and wines; $3 infused shots and beer; and delicious bites ($2-$5) at the bar area or outside in their newly renovated patio area. Under an overhead of beautiful string lights, guests can enjoy their happy hour drinks with a breeze!

Margaritas (Photo courtesy of El Camino)

Outdoor Happy Hours in Palm Beach County

Bradley's Saloon, 104 S. Clematis St., West Palm Beach

At Bradley's Saloon, there's a party everyday with live music happening nightly! This expansive outdoor space is great for families, large groups, and holding a private office happy hour. Specials include discounted drinks ($4-$6)half off well drinks, draft beers, domestic bottles, and wine by the glass Mondays – Thursdays 4 p.m. -6:30 p.m. For just $8, order a happy hour snack, too!

El Camino, 5377 Town Center Rd, Boca Raton

If tacos and tequila are on your mind, head to El Camino in Boca Raton. This lively Mexican restaurant and tequila bar recently opened a location in Boca Raton's Restaurant Row — and we think this hotspot offers one of the best happy hours in Palm Beach County. From 4-7 p.m. and again from 12 p.m. – 2 a.m. seven days a week, guests can enjoy $6 margaritas, half-off glasses of wine, select drafts for $4 and select spirits for $5. Pair your drinks with Chips & Salsa for $2, tacos for $3 and guacamole for $7. 

Frigate's, 400 US-1, North Palm Beach

Come by boat or by car to Frigate's happy hour. Enjoy waterside views of yachts and boats sailing by while sipping on delicious cocktails. Happy hour takes place Monday – Friday from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. when guests can order $4 Wells, $4 House Wines, $3 Domestic Bottles & Domestic Drafts. 

Max's Grille, 404 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

Take a stroll in Mizner Park and head to Max's Grille, a true staple in the shopping plaza featuring modern American Bistro. Happy Hour drink specials are available daily from 4-7 p.m. at the indoor bar, outdoor bar and high-top patio area. These include $8 cocktails, $9 martinis, $6 and $10 glasses of wine, $5 bottles of beer and $5 hard seltzer.

Food specials (the bar bite menu) are available at the bar and high tops only and include chicken fajita tacos for $7 each, $12 Margherita Pizettes, $10 truffle fries, $9 spinach dip and more.  

Prezzo, 4520 PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens

Grab a seat at the outdoor bar at Prezzo in PGA Commons and enjoy an extended happy hour 7 days a week. Indulge in your favorite food dishes from the $10 happy hour menu from 11:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturdays and from 10:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sundays at the bar and high tops only. Drinks start at $2.75 for beer, $7 for wines by the glass and $7.50 for specialty cocktails.

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