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Best happy hours in Aventura

When the clock strikes 5 p.m., we're looking for one thing — where to go for happy hour. Today, we're taking you on a trip to Aventura, where mouthwatering food and drink specials are aplenty.

From gooey cheese quesadillas to crispy calamari to delectable Italian meatballs, there's something for everyone. Now, follow along and let's taste our way through happy hour in Aventura.  

Happy Hour at Pinstripes in Aventura | Tenderloin Sliders

Tenderloin Sliders at Pinstripes | Courtesy of Pinstripes

Happy Hour in Aventura

Bar Taco
Mexican Street Food
2906 NE 207th Street, Ste. 104
(305) 614-8226
Weekdays 3-6 p.m.

Whether you're looking for just a bite or a perfect pairing, you can find your favorite Mexican taste sensations at Bar Taco. While there are locations throughout the country, we're lucky to have three in South Florida (Aventura, Coconut Grove and in Wynwood).  

During Bar Taco's “High Tide Hour,” which runs weekdays from 3-6 p.m. at the bar only, guests can enjoy a selection of small bites like cheese quesadillas, salsa roja and chips, street corn bites and tajin pineapple priced between $3-$4.50; beer, wine and cocktails priced between $4-$7.95 or food and cocktail pairings. 

Pinstripes at Aventura Mall
19505 Biscayne Blvd Suite 3290 
(786) 998-2180
Weekdays from 4-6:30 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of discounted food and drink specials at Pinstripes, where scratch-made Italian American cuisine is their specialty. Think — $5 glasses of wine and draft beers, $10 cocktails, $14 pizzas and flatbreads like a classic Margherita or the more unique Chicken and Avocado club.

A selection of starters are also on the menu for $10 apiece like Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Meatballs and Polenta, Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower and Tenderloin Sliders, pictured above. Enjoy this Aventura happy hour alone or combine it with a game of Bocce or bowling for some added entertainment. 

Tap 42 Craft Kitchen & Bar
Contemporary American
19501 Biscayne Blvd
(786) 440-7270
Weekdays 4-7 p.m.

Unwind and quench your thirst at Tap 42 where you can enjoy $7 drafts and $8 glasses of wine, well cocktails, and select shots in the bar area on weekdays during happy hour.

Pair these drink specials with crave-able plates, meant for sharing, — all priced between $6.95 and $8.95. Think Crispy Asian Calamari with Sesame Ginger Aioli,  Short Rib Sliders, Spicy Salmon Crispy Rice and Grilled Chicken Wings. 

North Italia
19505 Biscayne Blvd
(305) 466.5647
Weekdays 3-6 p.m. in the bar area

Bring a taste of Italy to your happy hour and head to North Italia, with multiple locations throughout South Florida and enjoy $5 beers, along with $7 glasses of wine and sangria. Happy Hour food specials include $7 zucca chips, $12 bruschetta, $13 Italian meatballs and pizza for $15. 

Eastern Mediterranean
19565 Biscayne Blvd
(305) 974-2626
Mon – Thurs 3-7 p.m., Fri from 3-7 p.m. at the bar

Fulfill your happy hour food cravings with a trip to Motek, a kosher-style Mediterranean restaurant with locations in Aventura, Brickel, Coral Gables and downtown. This family-owned restaurant offers an approachable menu combining the flavors of the Mediterranean with influences from Turkey, Morocco and Yemen.

Cozy up to the bar and enjoy 50% off well spirits, beers and select wines during happy hour, along with $5 hot and cold mezzes like hummus, falafel, halloumi, a salmon skewer and zucchini latkes — and $7 half sandwiches.

18501 Biscayne Blvd
(786) 516-2818
Weekdays 4-7 p.m. (verify)

Escape to Peru with CVI.CHE 105's happy hour. Indulge in $5 ceviches, $7 causas, and $8 pisco sours. For a heartier bite, try the aji de gallina tacos or the lomo saltado sliders. The vibrant atmosphere and delicious flavors will transport you to South America without needing a plane ticket.

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