Ah, Miami, a recognized beacon for its night and social life. With the hustle brought on by everyday living, there’s no surprise Miami harbors some of the finest happy hours to wind down and enjoy nice bites, spirits, and good company. Here are some of our favorite picks for the happiest hour.
Referred to as the “SUR of West Kendall” (if you watch Vanderpump Rules, you know), Finka Table & Tap brings you the best-curated cocktails in town. Make sure to stop by their Tap Out! Happy Hour that goes on Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Although they don’t offer food during happy hour, their savory bites are still reasonably priced and shareable.
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The Pubbelly Boys have surely spoiled us with their deliciously curated Happy Hour menu. At $4 a beer, $6 wines and sake, and $8 cocktails one can enjoy a nice buzz followed by an indulgent mouthful of exciting flavors. Fan favorites like the crispy salmon roll, tostones con ceviche, truffle corn, and the Navarro roll can be savored until the very end. Pubbelly’s happy hour is daily from 4-7 pm and also from 10 pm to close Sunday-Thursday.
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Found on the rooftop of the 40th floor in the EAST Miami, Sugar is known as a lush and whimsical location for a wonderful time. The spot features a $5 daily drink special, as well as happy hour prices on cocktails, beers, and their Asian inspired tapas. These special prices are extra sweet at the end of the day thanks to the cotton candy skies in our Magic City.
Wind down after the workday with Area 31’s happy hour featuring specialty drinks and bar bites for just $8 each between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday – Thursday. You can also stop by on Fridays for Social Hour between 5 pm-11 pm for $7 specialty drinks & $12 select bites with music by DJ Kristian Caro. AREA 31 brings you views of Miami’s skyline you definitely wouldn’t want to miss.
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In the heart of Little Havana, Ball & Chain is an iconic nightclub from the 1930s-1950s reemerged as a live-music venue with Cuban-style food & drinks. You can stop by for happy hour Monday thru Friday from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM for 2 for 1 their Cuban inspired drinks and food that will take you to the motherland itself. Ball & Chain also offers a Ladies Night, from 8-10 pm every Wednesday.
With their everyday happy hour menu, Suviche has definitely blessed Miami and Peruvian-Asian infused palette. If you’re balling on a budget but still want to have good food and an even better time, Suviche’s got you covered. Every day from 3pm to 7pm you can enjoy mouthwatering bites like the crispy rice croquettes, natural fish ceviche, almost perfect roll and more! Drinks during the happy hour are $4 beer, wine, and sake as well as $5 for the hard stuff and half-off all curated cocktails. Suviche also hosts Sushi Tuesdays with buy 1, get 1 half off sushi rolls. Wine & Sake Wednesdays with half-off wine and sake bottles. Cheers to the Lipstick Ladies Night every Thursday with buy 1 get 1 free drinks. All these great deals leave no room for question as to why Suviche has been voted best happy hour in Miami.
Upland Miami, the California-inspired South of Fifth hotspot, offers guests a way to alleviate busy schedules with a late-night happy hour. This one’s great for when you want to taste a usually high-priced spot on a budget. Available daily starting at 10 p.m., Chef Justin Smillie offers the Upland Cheeseburger as the star item. In addition, a variety of beverages are available including three specialty cocktails for $9, a selection of wines for $8 and draft beers for $7. Summer days may be over, but Upland’s late night happy hour is the perfect reason to look forward to the start of the busy season. Regular happy hour is still available daily from 4 – 7 p.m. for those looking for a fun post-work drink.
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