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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.

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Miami-Dade County

ADDiKT at W Miami, 485 Brickell Ave., Miami

Enjoy immaculate views, 15 floors above Brickell Avenue at W Miami's signature rooftop restaurant, ADDiKT Modern Kitchen. Guests can experience exclusive happy hour specials Wednesdays through Saturdays from 7 p.m. -9 p.m. On Fridays 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., the venue offers lively music by local DJs.

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. Happy hour is offered Mondays-Fridays from 5 p.m. -7 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 ($5), fried tofu with black garlic honey ($7), sashimi or sushi ($3-$5.50) and chili shrimp dumplings ($7). Guests can also take advantage of the drink specials with sake starting at $11.50, beers starting at $3, wines starting at $4.50, and all specialty cocktails at $5. 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 $5 draft beers, $6 select wines, and $8 cocktails.

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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.

Wynwood Marketplace, 2250 NW Second Ave., Wynwood

Wynwood Marketplace is the place to go for outdoor art, music, food, and shopping and is located in the heart of Wynwood. Come by every Thursday (4 p.m. to 2 a.m.), Friday (4 p.m. to 3 a.m.), Saturday (12 p.m. to 3 a.m.), and Sunday (12 p.m. to 2 a.m.) to support local shops and restaurants at this popular outdoor market. Head to their website and claim your voucher for a free drink Thursday through Sunday!

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Tropezón, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach

Like many cities throughout Andalucía, Tropezón honors true Spanish tapas culture with bites of complementary dishes served with each ordered, alcoholic beverage during their ‘Tonic + Tapas' program available weekdays from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Guests who order one of Tropezón’s signature gin & tonics, cocktails, or glass of beer, wine, & sherry during this period will receive a courtesy ‘tapa’ to snack on through the afternoon and experience the variety of flavors of Tropezón’s culinary menu.

EST. 33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen, 701 S. Miami Ave., Brickell City Centre Fourth Floor

EST. 33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen offers daily happy hour from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and reverse happy hour from 10 p.m. until close. Enjoy unique ingredients and spices while lounging on the covered outdoor patio with 62 seats overlooking Brickell City Centre’s atrium. Guests can enjoy two-for-one Specialty Cocktails ($15); two-for-one EST.33 Brews ($8); a selection of two-for-one wine by the glass ($12); two-for-one spirits including high-end expressions, and two-for-one Thai Tapas ($12).

Beach Bar at Newport Pier, 16501 Collins Ave., Sunny Isle Beach

As Dade County’s only pier restaurant, Beach Bar offers a full-service bar and lounge paired with stunning waterfront views of the Atlantic Ocean. Stop by Beach Bar at Newport Pier  Mondays – Fridays  from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. to enjoy 50% off all draft beer, house wines and single liquor cocktails.

1 Beach Club at 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

1 Beach Club brings back Golden Hour!  The alfresco bohemian vibes beachfront restaurant and lounge welcomes guests from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays for specially priced cocktails and dishes. Guests are invited to unwind and renew while lounging on  sprawling daybeds and overstuffed pillows and listening to live DJ beats.

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, cocktails, glasses of wine, and beer. 

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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. – 7  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 $5 select beer, wine and cocktails during happy hour weekdays from 2 p.m. -7 p.m. and social hour bites ranging from $7-$10.

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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 4 p.m. – 7 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 $4 and $6. 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 $5 margaritas, beers, and wines and $6 plates during happy hour Mondays-Fridays 3 p.m. -6 p.m.

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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!

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 half off well drinks, draft beers, domestic bottles, and wine by the glass Mondays – Thursdays 4 p.m. -6:30 p.m. For just $6, order a happy hour snack, too!

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 cocktai ls. Happy hour takes place Mondays – Fridays 3 p.m. -6:30 p.m. when guests can order $4 Wells, $4 House Wines, $3 Domestic Bottles & Domestic Drafts. There is also a Matinee Dining Special featuring 25% off the regular menu Mondays -Thursdays  4 p.m. -5:30 p.m.

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