Drinks are better when they’re half-price. Here’s our list of Miami’s 10 best happy hours.
Who doesn’t love a good happy hour, with great prices on cocktails and food, it’s the best way to unwind after the 9-5 grind.
We did our research and have put together this extensive of the best places for happy hour around Miami:
Atton Brickell Miami, 1500 SW 1 Ave. Brickell area
Enjoy a daily happy hour from 5-8 p.m. at this ultra-modern, bright and airy hotel’s UVA lobby bar and at the rooftop Vista Bar. Choose to have your half-off drinks and reduced priced small plates while sitting in a comfy lounge chair or gazing at the infinity pool on the roof.
Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8 St. Little Havana
At this Little Havana hot spot, the daily happy hour runs from 4-7 p.m. where they offer two for one specialty and well cocktails, beer and wine. The list of specialty cocktails is extensive and includes Mojitos, Bananita Daiquiri, Rosemary Lemonade, Calle Ocho Old Fashioned, Miami Mule, Pina Basil Margarita and the Havana Regal, to name a few. There’s always great live Cuban music by the house band trio.
La Moderna, 1874 Bay Rd., Miami Beach
Because this is Miami, most of these are indeed daily happy hours. At this Sunset Harbour Italian eatery they’ve got Negronis, Tommy’s Spicy Margaritas, Hot & Dirty Martinis, Sunset Harbor Spritzes, draft beer and wine. Each of these is $6 from 5-7:30 p.m. and while you sip these, you can munch on two complimentary mini Margherita pizzas.
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co., 237 20 St., Ste. B, Miami Beach
Come to this quiet section of South Beach where bartenders are always winning awards for their cocktail-making skills. The daily happy hour from 4-7 p.m. includes $0.75 oysters, $5 glasses of rosé, select beer or classic cocktails, house whites for $6 and $7 for their signature cocktails like their Old Fashioned of the Day.
Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, 3252 NE 1 Ave., Miami
One of Midtown’s signature spots, an iconic place in the neighborhood offers two happy hours every Monday-Friday — first from 4-7 p.m. and from 11 p.m. until close. Chef Timon Balloo’s snacks, small plates, raw bar items and sushi rolls are $3-$12, signature cocktails $7, and pitchers of beer or sangria $25.
Bodega Taqueria y Tequila, 1220 16 St., Miami Beach
Yet another daily happy hour, this one from 6-8 p.m. The selection here includes plenty of food and drinks. Choose from $2 tacos, $3 chips and guacamole, $4 chips and salsa and draft beers, $5 Illegal Mezcal and El Jimador tequila shots and $6 specialty cocktails. Like most spots in Miami, there’s a hidden room somewhere, here’s it’s a lounge and speakeasy in the back.
Ricky’s South Beach, 1222 16 St., Miami Beach
Just doors down from Bodega, they bill themselves as “The Best Happy Hour on the Beach” probably because they offer a daily half-price happy hour with 50% off everything behind the bar from 5-10 p.m. That means no limitations on what you order so perhaps their claim is accurate.
Mama Tried, 207 NE 1 St., Miami
Opened very recently in Downtown Miami, they quickly earned a reputation for one of the best happy hours around. It’s a daily happy hour until 8 p.m. and includes $4 beers, $5 well drinks and $7 specialty cocktails. This means whatever time you get there before 8, these are the specials.
Lost Boy Dry Goods, 157 E. Flagler St., Downtown Miami
Another Downtown spot, this one’s got a nostalgic, speakeasy vibe. The checkerboard floor, lounge chairs and plenty of bar stools, provide a great view of the many wide screen televisions. Get comfy and Monday through Friday from 4-8 p.m. enjoy $4 beer and wine and $6 cocktails.
Edge Steak & Bar, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami
Located inside the Four Seasons on Brickell it’s a certainty the views here are spectacular. Add to that a Happy Hour daily from 4-7 p.m. that includes $1 oysters, half off Prosecco, Cabernet and Chardonnay and $8 cocktails and you’ll be ending any day with a smile.
Meraki Greek Bistro, 142 SE 1 Ave., Miami
Another Downtown spot with a daily happy hour, they’re offering a variety of drinks starting at $4 and appetizers starting as low as $5. The Mediterranean fare here is top notch, the specials run until 7 p.m.
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