Where to Find the Best Happy Hour in Miami Beach and Beyond
Miami and Miami Beach are known as two of the country’s top destinations for nightlife, music, art, and a great food and cocktail scene. Like most coveted vacation and party capitals, experiencing the best that this tropical metropolis has to offer sometimes comes with a high price tag. One way to really enjoy the area’s flavors (especially in a short period of time) is by getting to know its many happy hours. Don’t just look for the best happy hour in Miami Beach, either—the Magic City is filled with great neighborhoods, each featuring its own amazing selection of bars, restaurants, and lounges.
Miami-Dade County loves great cocktails, draft beers, and tasty bites, especially when they come at a discount. From imported rose, ice-cold frosé, and fruity, house-made sangria to refreshing margaritas, two-for-one draft beers, and half-priced oysters and tacos, you’ll find all kinds of great happy hour options across Miami and Miami Beach. The key is knowing where to look for them.
To make the process easier, we’ve rounded up some of the top happy hour offerings from Lincoln Road and Collins Avenue in Miami Beach all the way to Coral Gables, Wynwood, and even Coconut Grove. Keep reading to learn more about Miami’s hottest happy hours, including:
- Phuc Yea
- Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar
- Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.
- A Fish Called Avalon
- Tanuki Miami
- Beaker & Gray
- Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante
- Harry’s Pizzeria Miami Beach
- Tropezón Miami Beach
- Vinya Table
Let’s get started!
1. Phuc Yea
This Miami favorite specializes in serving a delicious fusion of Vietnamese and Cajun comfort food, including hits-the-spot pho, cool green papaya salad, and Vietnamese-style seafood jalea. Happy hour deals take place at the bar every Wednesday through Saturday from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and Sundays from 5 to 7 p.m.
Guests can take advantage of $1.50 East Coast oysters, $2.50 West Coast oysters, and $10 happy hour bites such as P.Y. noodles, crispy imperial rolls, edamame hummus, and summer rolls. The vibe is laid-back and fun, and the outdoor lounge is a great spot to hang out on balmy nights after happy hour has ended.
Phuc Yea is located at 7100 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL, 33138. It is open Wednesday to Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday to Saturday from 6 to11 p.m., and Sunday from 12 to 9 p.m. Sunday brunch is hosted for three hours from 12 to 3 p.m.
Owned by the same team behind the Michelin-starred mainstay, Ariete, this top-rated restaurant in Coconut Grove serves $10 signature cocktails like French 75s and Old Fashioneds, $8 house wines and rose by the glass, and select beers for $6 during happy hour. You can take advantage of the special pricing daily at the bar from 6 to 8 p.m.
Happy hour specials on snacks are also available, with bites starting at just $12. You’ll find a little bit of everything on the happy hour menu, including bestsellers like the Navé Butter Burger, a tasty tuna conserva, a rotating selection of oysters from the raw bar, and three different pizzas that serve as the perfect post-work snack.
Navé is located at 3540 Main Hwy, Miami, FL, 33133. It is open Friday to Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m. and Sunday to Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday brunch is hosted for four hours from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
3. Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar
Located in Midtown Miami, Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar serves up a wide range of specialty cocktails, small plates, and draft beers during happy hour, which takes place every day of the week from 4 to 7 p.m. Guests can choose to enjoy the happy hour savings at the bar, in the dining room, or on the restaurant’s pretty, lounge-like outdoor patio.
The menu here is all about Nikkei-style cuisine—a fusion of Japanese, Asian-inspired, and Peruvian flavors. You simply have to try their honey-truffle bruschetta and signature sushi rolls. Priced at $8 during happy hour, their delicious Negroni sour and vodka-forward Summer Shade are must-try cocktails. If you’re a wine lover, you’ll be pleased to learn house wines, rose, and bubbly are also on offer for $8 a glass, while local craft beers sell for just $6 a pint.
Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar is located at 3201 Buena Vista Blvd, Miami, FL, 33127. It is open Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
4. Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.
Sweet Liberty has been a go-to among South Beach visitors and Miami locals for years now—and for good reason. The cocktail game is strong at this fun, always-buzzing bar, with options that range from a snazzy twist on the classic Aperol Spritz to various kinds of martinis and reimagined margaritas.
Guests also get four full hours to enjoy discounted pricing, like $0.95 East Coast oysters, $1.95 West Coast oysters, $5 draft beers, $7 house wines, and $9 signature cocktails. All you have to do is show up and order between 4 and 8 p.m. any day of the week!
Sweet Liberty is located at 237-B 20th Street, Miami Beach, FL, 33139. It is open every day from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday brunch is hosted for five hours from 12 to 5 p.m.
5. A Fish Called Avalon
Another South Beach favorite, A Fish Called Avalon is a great option for a casual date night or dinner with friends—and their daily happy hour is a great way to get the evening started right. Offered seven days a week from 5:30 until 7 p.m., it boasts house wines and select draft beers priced at $5 to $10.
Craft cocktail lovers will also find some delicious, discounted options available, like the restaurant’s vodka-and-St-Germain-infused Twisted Lychee, the rum-spiked 1941, and the Red Vice, a unique take on the classic margarita.
Happy hour bites include Bang Bang shrimp for $15, trottole pasta for $12, and out-of-this-world French Fries for $6.
A Fish Called Avalon is located at 700 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL, 33139. It is open Sunday to Thursday from 5:30 to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5:30 to 11 p.m. The restaurant hosts live music every night.
6. Tanuki Miami
You’ve probably already noticed that you can’t go wrong with food and cocktails in Miami Beach. If you plan to spend most of your time living on or near South Beach, make sure to add a happy hour at Tanuki to your list. This Asian-inspired restaurant serves one of Miami Beach’s best happy hours, with bites ranging from $6 to $10, sake and beer on offer for $5 (including two delicious options from local brewery Veza Sur), house wines and spirits served for $7, and cocktails for $9.
You can enjoy the discounted pricing every day from 4 to 7 p.m. From the cocktail list, don’t miss the classic mojito, margarita, lychee martini, or mezcal- and pineapple-forward Ohigan. From the menu, it’s all about the spicy tuna roll, wagyu beef tacos, and the crispy Brussels sprouts with truffle vinaigrette.
Tanuki Miami is located at 1080 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL, 33139. It is open for dinner from Sunday to Thursday from 4 to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4 to 10:30 p.m. Brunch is hosted every Saturday and Sunday for four hours from 12 to 4 p.m.
7. Beaker & Gray
Nestled in the heart of Miami’s Arts District, Beaker & Gray boasts a swanky vibe and some truly spectacular cocktails and dishes. From Wednesday to Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m., guests can enjoy bar bites ranging in price from $5 to $9, as well as $7 house wines by the glass, $6 beers, and $8 cocktails made by the restaurant’s award-winning bar team.
Purists will find plenty of classics, including boozy martinis, smoky Old Fashioneds, and refreshing sangria. Dishes available at happy hour pricing include the restaurant’s mouthwatering cheesy noodles, crispy kale with pomegranate ponzu, chicken pinchos with tzatziki, and a lip-smackingly good shrimp salad prepared with crispy rice, spicy grapefruit, and avocado cream.
Beaker & Gray is located at 2647 N Miami Ave., Miami, FL, 33127. It is open Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 11 p.m., Friday from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m.
8. Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante
Heading back to buzzy South Beach, Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante offers a great happy hour if your work days tend to run a bit late—or if you’re looking to enjoy some discounted drinks and bites on the weekend, too. Every day from 4 to 7 p.m., this authentic Italian mainstay offers $10 pasta dishes and other bites starting at $7. We love their veal meatballs, fried calamari, and mussels simmering in a saffron broth!
On the sipping side, you’ll find $5 beers, $8 wines by the glass, and $8 signature cocktails like a classic negroni, basil gimlet, and Aperol spritz, in addition to $8 well cocktails and $9 well martinis.
Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante is located at 1801 Purdy Avenue, Miami Beach. It is open Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to11 p.m., and on weekends from 12 to 4 p.m.
Coming to Miami by way of Austin, Uchi has carved out a reputation for its incredible sushi rolls and vibe. Located in Wynwood, it hosts happy hour every day from 5 to 6:30 p.m., where the highlights include delicious cocktails and dishes.
Guests can look forward to half off all sparkling wine and champagne, $6.50 Monopolio beer, $9 signature cocktails, and $7 sake. That’s in addition to makimono bites starting at $10, two-piece nigiri starting at $4, and other bites—like crispy rice, pork belly, and sake crudo—ranging from $7 to $12.
Uchi is located at 252 NW 25th Street, Miami, and is open daily from 5 to 11 p.m.
10. Harry’s Pizzeria Miami Beach
Sometimes, the craving for pizza strikes! During those times, Harry’s Pizzeria in Miami Beach is your go-to. The brainchild of Michael Schwartz, this locally loved pizza spot offers happy hour pricing on weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m. Half-priced pizzas paired with discounted beers, wines, and of course, signature cocktails are all on offer here.
Harry’s Pizzeria Miami Beach is located at 1689 Meridian Avenue, Suite 102, Miami Beach. It is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
11. Tropezón Miami Beach
Appropriately located on Miami Beach’s charming Española Way, Tropezón Miami Beach will whisk you away to the warm, inviting bars of southern Spain. Visit any weekday between 4 and 7 p.m. and you’ll enjoy free apps when you order a cocktail, gin and tonic, or a glass of beer, wine, or sherry. Our favorite apps include their olive oil potato chips paired with manchego cheese or Iberico ham, as well as their empanadas muricanas.
Tropezón Miami Beach is located at 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. It is open Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
12. Vinya Table
Leafy Coral Gables is home to Vinya Table, as well as the neighborhood’s “longest happy hour.” Visit any day of the week and enjoy discounted bites and drinks from 3 to 7 p.m. Think cheesy manchego croquetas, oysters on the half-shell, and succulent shrimp tacos to sate your appetite, somm-selected wines and creative craft cocktails to quench your thirst, and the restaurant’s famous rose sangria. The best part? Everything on the happy menu ranges in price from just $4 to $10!
Vinya Table is located at 266 Miracle Mile, Miami Beach. It is open Tuesday through Thursday and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
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