Ahh, the age-old phrase beloved by many… Happy Hour! Lending itself to the hearts of all, Happy Hour can be seen as the highlight of the week after a long day’s work. Finding your next spot could be difficult with so many options here in Miami, so we’ve narrowed down our favorite go-to destinations for you to visit on your next Happy Hour outing! Below please find some of Miami’s favorites -and some brand-new Happy Hour specials. Cheers!
Chef/Owner Michael Beltran’s Ariete has established a name for itself as one of Miami’s most dynamic restaurants, offering a contemporary menu of New American cuisine with strong Cuban influences. Happy Hour takes place Monday – Friday from 5 PM-7 PM and includes $10 select cocktails, $6 beer, $8 wine by the glass and marked down bites such as Chicken & Kimchi Sausage – mojo kimchi, sesame aioli, pickled fresno; Classic Frita – spicy ketchup, papitas; Tuna Conserva – harissa aioli, lemon, country loaf; Venison Meatballs – wild mushrooms and foie gravy, pickled raisins; and a specially curated cheese plate. Ariete is located at 3540 Main highway in Coconut Grove. For more information, please visit www.arietecoconutgrove.com.
Beaker & Gray
Inarguably one of Wynwood’s best Happy Hours, Beaker & Gray offers $5 beers and canned cocktails, $6 glasses of wine, and $7 signature cocktails including the Rosie Sour – vodka, aperol, rosemary, watermelon, foam; Mel’s Gibson – gin, aquavit, dry vermouth, olive-onion brine; and the Velvet Mojito – rum, falernum, mint, bubbles. The Wynwood hotspot recently updated its Happy Hour food selection to include a handful of new items priced between $5 and $9. Highlights include Ramen Mac & Cheese – gouda, cheddar, bacon fat, scallions; Arepa Fritter – yellow corn, pink sauce; and the Chicken Pincho – turmeric marinade, tzatziki. Beaker & Gray’s Happy Hour is available Wednesday through Sunday from 5 PM until 7 PM. Beaker & Gray is located at 2637 North Miami Avenue in Wynwood. For more information, please visit www.beakerandgray.com.
The newest Kush Hospitality Group concept with a unique French-inspired flair, Cafe Kush, offers Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 PM to 7 PM. Guests can enjoy half-off on select beer and wine and $2 off specialty cocktails. Cocktail highlights include La Loquita de West Kendall ($12) – El Jimador reposado, bell pepper juice, and agave; The Fancy French Lady ($12) – Fords Gin, St. Germaine and cucumber; and Gold Rush’s Employee of the Month ($13) Montelobos, grapefruit and jalapeño. Cafe Kush is located at 7700 Biscayne Blvd (MiMo District) at the Gold Dust Motel. For more information, please visit www.kushhospitality.com.
Enjoy Happy Hour beachside at Cantina with the perfect backdrop of endless blue ocean and colorful, casually sophisticated décor. Offering Cheers and Beers Monday: $5 Micheladas and Mexican Beers. Taco Tuesdays: $5 Tacos and $5 Select Beverages. Miercoles de Mezcal Wednesdays: $15 Sangria Mezcal and Salsa Verde Wings. Thirsty Thursdays: $30 Tamarindo/Chipotle Chelada Pitchers & Ceviche. Cantina Bottomless: Every Thursday through Sunday, enjoy $30 Bottomless Cheladas, Sangritas, Micheladas, and Margaritas with the purchase of a food item. Cantina will undoubtedly please with beachfront views and warm ocean breezes. `Cantina Beach is located at The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne, 455 Grand Bay Drive. For more information, please visit Dining at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami.
Cervecería La Tropical
Cuba’s oldest brewery and Wynwood’s newest hotspot, Cervecería La Tropical, has revamped its Happy Hour offerings and extended the hours, giving guests even more reasons to head to the brewery. Wednesdays through Fridays, La Tropical will offer Happy Hour from 4 PM until 7 PM with unbeatable food and beverage deals including $5 beers, $6 Tank-To-Glass Beers and $10 Beer Cocktails; as well as Chef Cindy Hutson’s Latin-Caribbean bites such as $1 Tacos, $3 Chicharron, $2 Plantain Chips and $3 Cubo de Cojones (Bacalao Fritters). Those who wish to stick around post-Happy Hour on Fridays are invited to enjoy Live Music performances, which are programmed weekly at the brewery from Friday to Sunday. Weekend lineups can be found on La Tropical’s Instagram page. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable. Cerveceria La Tropical is located at 42 NE 25th St. in Wynwood. For more information, please visit www.cervecerialatropical.com.
Join CHICA for three full hours of specials ranging from 2 for 1 Margaritas, Palomas, or Mojitos, $5 Beer, $7 select Red and White Wines, and discounted signature dishes from Celebrity. Chef Lorena Garcia! Located in Miami’s historic MiMo district, CHICA is the perfect spot for you and your friends on your next Happy Hour outing! Conceptualized by 50 Eggs Hospitality Group in collaboration with celebrity chef partner Lorena Garcia, CHICA celebrates vibrant Latin flavors and culture that has brought life to the MiMo District since November of 2019. CHICA is located at 5556 NE 4th Ct, in Miami. For more information, please visit www.chicarestaurant.com.
Located in the heart of Coconut Grove, Chug’s Diner is chef/restaurateur Michael Beltran’s take on an American diner with a Cuban spin, a tribute to both classic American cooking and his rich Cuban heritage. Chug’s, closed for months, finally reopened its doors on Wednesday, September 8, as a permanent and expanded full-service diner and modern-day ventanita. Unlike most diners, Chug’s features a full bar with a specially curated cocktail list. Now, Grovites can run to the bar for 99 cent gin or vodka martinis during Happy Hour, available Monday – Friday from 6 PM-7 PM. Chug’s is located in the heart of Coconut Grove at 3444 Main Highway. Seven days a week, hours of operation are as follows: breakfast 8 AM-5 PM; lunch 11 AM-5 PM; dinner Sunday-Thursday 5 PM-10 PM, Friday & Saturday 5 PM-11 PM. Late-night bar hours: Sunday-Thursday until Midnight, Friday & Saturday until 2 AM. For more information, please visit www.chugsdiner.com.
Meet Jia, the brand-new Chinese Dinner Club concept, introducing the South of Fifth neighborhood to Cocktails & Dim Sum from 5:30-7:00 PM! For the Chinese food enthusiasts, Jia is offering $8.88 select Dim Sum platters paired with a rotating selection of $12 cocktails Monday through Thursday – perfect for your weekday pick-me-up! Using contemporary gourmet Chinese cuisine, standout signature cocktail programming, and an elevated dinner club entertainment element, Jia aims to redefine South Beach’s ultimate upscale dining and nightlife experience. Hurry in; the best Chinese Happy Hour on the beach awaits! Jia is located at 808 1st St, Miami Beach. For more information, please visit www.jiamiami.com.
Welcome ‘Kaori Hour’ to your evening itinerary! Enjoy KAORI’s downstairs bar and lounge and indulge in $7 craft cocktails, $5 Beer, and Wine specially curated by Lead Bar Manager, James Mcleenes. The perfect way to start your night is to be libations paired with $7 refreshing Raw Crudo, $7 Robatas, and $7 Meze to share! KAORI is Miami’s newest Mediterranean-Asian-inspired culinary concept, nestled in the very heart of downtown Brickell. Located at the ground level of SLS LUX Brickell, the all-expansive dining destination brings two levels of unparalleled indulgence and entertainment to the neighborhood. Kaori Miami is located at 871 S Miami Ave Miami. For more information, please visit www.kaorimiami.com.
Tobacco Road serves Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 5 PM to 7 PM. Guests can enjoy $5 select appetizers, including Hobo Frito Pie, BBQ Chicken Nachos, Fried Pickles, Chili Cheese Fries, and more. To drink, $2 off specialty cocktails, $4-$5 draft beers, $5 glasses of wine, and $7 well drinks. Tobacco Road by Kush is located at 650 South Miami Avenue in Brickell. Tobacco Road is open Sunday to Thursday from 11:30 AM to 2 AM and Friday & Saturday from 11:30 AM to 3 AM. For more information, please visit www.kushhospitality.com.
Le Jardinier Miami
The vegetable-forward restaurant’s lush and spacious patio in the Miami Design District is ideal for imbibing outdoors in Miami. Comfortably seating up to 64 guests under a covered pergola, Le Jardinier offers creative, fresh, seasonal cocktails. In addition to lunch and dinner service, the restaurant offers Happy Hour Tuesday through Saturday from 3 PM until 6 PM with a menu featuring $9 signature cocktails and wines by the glass. Le Jardinier is located at 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 135 in the Miami Design District’s Paradise Plaza. For more information, please visit www.lejardinier-miami.com.
Situated in one of Coconut Grove’s tree-lined avenues, Navé by Chef Michael Beltran features simple yet sophisticated New American cuisine, focusing on inventive seafood dishes and house-made pasta. Perfect for a date night out or Sunday Brunch with friends, the eatery has also become one of the Grove’s go-to spots for Happy Hour. Available Wednesday through Sunday from 5 PM to 7 PM, Happy Hour specials include $10 cocktails and Cava, $2 oysters, and marked down snacks, such as Gnocco Fritto served with gorgonzola fonduta; Insalata Di Mare made with snapper, grouper, scallops, citrus; Smoked Fish Dip; and Miami Clams with Media Noche butter and gruyere. Navé is located at 3540 Main Hwy, in Coconut Grove. For more information, please visit www.navemiami.com.
Known for its Asian-inspired lantern garden and modern Vietnamese cuisine, Phuc Yea is where the Happy Hour vibes are. Guests can choose to imbibe indoors or unwind in the garden on Sunday from 5 PM to 7 PM; and Wednesday through Saturday from 6 PM to 7:30 PM. Specials include $1 East Coast and $2 West Coast Oysters, $5 Select Beers, and $8 Select Signature Cocktails. Pro tip: On Sundays, oyster specials are available all day long, from Noon until 9 PM. Dinner is served Wednesday through Saturday, 5 PM-10 PM, ’til 9 PM on Sunday. And Sunday brunch is served from Noon to 3 PM. Phuc Yea is located at 7100 Biscayne Boulevard (MiMo District). Abundant street parking is available. For more information please visit www.phucyea.com.
Situated in the heart of Wynwood Arts District, R House is a contemporary restaurant & bar heralded for its soulful menu and bustling weekend brunch scene. Happy Hour is available from 4 PM to 6:30 PM Wednesday through Friday. Guests can indulge in bold, Latin-inspired bites and libations inspired by the vibrant flavors of Miami. To eat, highlights include Mozzarella Croquetas with roasted jalapeño, spicy aioli ($5); Toston de Lechon Asado with roasted pineapple, mojo verde ($5); Hora Feliz Cuban Sandwich – slow-roasted mojo pork, serrano ham, pickles, mustard, swiss cheese on Zak The Baker bread ($7); and Sweet Chili Wings topped with scallions, sesame seeds ($5). To drink, Happy Hour Mojito ($6); White Wine Sangria ($5); Pinot Grigio, Sycamore Lane, CA ($5); Cabernet Sauvignon, Sycamore Lane. CA ($5); Estrella Damm Spanish Lager ($5); and Funky Buddha Floridian Hefeweizen ($6). R House, located at 2727 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood. The restaurant is open Wednesdays & Thursdays from 4 PM to 10 PM; Fridays from 4 PM to 11 PM; Saturdays from 11:30 AM to 10 PM & Sundays from 11:30 AM to 6 PM. For more information please visit www.rhousewynwood.com.
Key Biscayne’s iconic dining destination, the Rusty Pelican, offers the perfect waterfront Happy Hour in the lounge area, Monday-Thursday, from 4 PM to 6:30 PM. Guests can enjoy tasty bites from Executive Chef Jim Pastor’s elevated comfort food menu featuring: Fried Calamari – Fresh Spanish Calamari, Citrus’ Buffalo’ Sauce, Tempura Peppers and Onions ($9); Crab Cakes – Grilled Sweet Corn, Fresh Chives, Bell Pepper, Chipotle Aioli ($9); Seasonal Oysters – Fire Island, Pink Moon, and/or Fat Bastard served with Burnt Black Pepper and Red Wine Mignonette (each $2); Little Gem Caesar Salad – Little Gem, Shaved Parmesan, Garlic Roasted Croutons, Crisp Capers ($7) and Rusty Fries ($4.50). Libations include Bottled Beer ($5); Well Liquors and House Wines ($6); and signature cocktails by Head Mixologist Oscar Amaya like the Ginny on the Loose; Old Fashioned, Classic Martini or House Margarita ($7); and Select Premium Wines by the glass ($9). Rusty Pelican is located at 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne. For more information please visit www.therustypelican.com.
The ScapeGoat, South of Fifth’s favorite cocktail hideaway and an Ariete Hospitality Group concept, recently expanded its patio so that guests can enjoy delicious libations outdoors. On offer is an array of classic and signature cocktails such as the Sherry Cobbler – Fino sherry, fresh orange, fresh lemon; Paper Plane – bourbon, Aperol, Amaro Nonino, lemon; Rob Roy – Scotch, Carpano Antica, bitters; plus a selection of Negronis and Old Fashioneds. Additionally, guests can now enjoy daily Happy Hour from 5 PM to 7 PM. Specials include $10 select cocktails and $5 selected draft beers. The ScapeGoat is open daily from 5 PM to midnight (or until curfew allows). The ScapeGoat is located at 100 Collins Avenue CU4, Miami Beach. For more information please visit www.scapegoatsobe.com
Located in one of Miami’s most definitive neighborhoods, The Taurus serves as one of Coconut Grove’s longest-standing locales; a dining and drinking den that has been serving South Floridians for nearly a century. Owned and operated by Ariete Hospitality Group (AHG), the iconic spot is known for its extensive spirit and beer selection, handcrafted libations, and elevated small plates. Happy Hour is served daily from 5 PM – 8 PM and includes $9 well cocktails; $8 boilermakers; $7 draft beer; $7 frozen cocktails; and $5 Veza Sur draft. The Taurus is located at 3540 Main Hwy C103. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday 5 PM to Midnight; Saturday and Sunday 11 AM to Midnight. For more information please visit www.thetauruscoconutgrove.
Time Out Market Miami
At Time Out Market Miami, visitors get to enjoy outstanding food from the city’s best chefs and restaurateurs, cocktails from Miami’s award-winning mixologists, and stunning artworks by local talent. The sprawling food hall located right off Lincoln Road is the perfect spot to score sweet drink deals Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday from 4 PM to 7 PM and Friday and Saturday from 4 PM to 7 PM and 9 PM to Close. The deal: Pay $5 for all local draft beers, $7 for select wines-by-the-glass, and $8 for select craft cocktails. For a refreshing afternoon buzz, try the Cucumber Cooler made with vodka, cucumber shrub, lemon, lime, mint, and tonic—it pairs perfectly with bites or a full-on meal from any of the Market’s eateries. Time Out Market Miami is located at 1601 Drexel Avenue on Miami Beach. Hours of operation are Wednesday and Thursday 4 PM – 10 PM; Friday 4 PM – 11 PM; Saturday 12 PM – 11 PM and Sunday 12 PM – 10 PM. The Market is closed Monday and Tuesday. For more information please visit www.timeoutmarket.com
Toro Toro, chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse at the InterContinental Miami hotel, features a stellar lineup of cocktails and offers Happy Hour Tuesday to Saturday from 4 PM to 7 PM. During Happy Hour, guests can enjoy $5 beers, $6 select wines by the glass, and $8 select cocktails. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the InterContinental in Downtown Miami. For more information please visit www.torotoromiami.com.
When you think of Whiskey Joe’s, think tropical breeze, white sand, cold drinks, good eats, and killer sunsets. Inspired by the legend of Whiskey Joe—a renowned sailor, adventurer, and alligator tamer who sailed the open seas discovering new flavors and spices from waters near and far—Whiskey Joe’s ‘Floribbean’ menu features local Florida favorites and Caribbean flavors boasting 40+ tiki cocktails, local beers, palapas, and live entertainment. Happy Hour is available Monday to Thursday from 3 PM – 6 PM. Guests can enjoy Coors Light Can Special ($2); Domestic Draft Beer ($3); House Wine ($6); White Claw – Black Cherry, Lime, and Mango ($6); Tito’s, Jameson, Jack Daniels, New Amsterdam Gin pours ($7); and cocktails including a house Margarita, Mojito, and the Shanghai Red Rum Runner ($7). To eat, Joe’s Pile of Nachos ($7) – Tortilla chips, House Favorites queso, shredded cheese, spicy beef, beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and jalapeños; and Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla ($7) – Grilled chicken, roasted jalapeños, cheddar and jack cheese in a grilled tomato tortilla, served with celery sticks, cilantro-lime sour cream, and blue cheese dressing. Whiskey Joes is located at 3301 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne; For more information please visit www.thewhiskeyjoes.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
This South Beach favorite has a delicious Happy Hour you won’t want to miss! Yardbird will take you on a flavor trip with cravings such as $5 Chicken Biscuits, $6 Pork Cracklins, $5 Smoked Beef Brisket Biscuits, and $8 Bread & Butter Fried Okra and $9 select cocktails and $7 featured Bourbon & Beer to wash it all down. Classic American cuisine paired perfectly with specialty libations are sure to make your mouth water from Happy Hour (Monday-Friday | 4:00 PM-7:00 PM) and beyond! Yardbird Southern Table is located at 1600 Lenox Ave, Miami Beach. For more information please visit www.runchickenrun.com