Top Picks for Happy Hour in Miami


Miami didn’t make it to the Forbes list of coolest cities for no reason. Not only does the city offer tourists their choice of economically priced Miami vacation rentals it also has its fair share of hotspots. Happy hour in Miami Beach is extremely popular with most of the hotels and restaurants in Miami. With hundreds of establishments offering happy hour in Miami it won't be hard to find a 'watering hole' between 4pm and 7pm that extends great deals to tourists and locals.

No matter what time you land in Miami there’s always someplace open to get a drink. But with the many tourist traps and exuberant bar prices you can easily spend a week’s worth of entertainment money in just one night. Lucky for you we have a list of great places to enjoy happy hour in Miami without paying tourist prices. From Downtown Miami to South Beach, our list of the top 10 picks for happy hour in Miami includes some of the best bar specials and discounts on your favorite cocktails and bar food. Many of these places are accessible by foot from your Miami vacation rental.

Area 31
270 Biscayne Boulevard Way
16th Floor
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 424-5234

Happy Hour Thursdays 6pm- 9pm

Area 31 in Downtown Miami is the hotspot on Thursdays where ladies drink free. Enjoy $5 cocktails and light appetizers while from the 16th floor terrace while taking in the views of the Miami River, Brickell and Downtown. We suggest you try the Epic Sunset or Brazilian lemonade specialty cocktails and you must order the Rock Shrimp Ceviche, Choriza or Parmesan Fries.  

Doraku Sushi
1104 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 695-8383

Happy Hour Every Day 12pm - 3pm and from 5pm - 7pm

Located on Lincoln Road this Sushi restaurant serves up the best food and discounts on South Beach seven days a week. You will know when you are there and see a line of people waiting for a table. It’s not too surprising that there’s often a wait with $5 martinis &margaritas, $4 draft beers, glasses of wine, sangria & sake. Special menu items are $4 to $6. You must try the rock shrimp, Tuna Tataki and lychee martini.

300 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 672-1148

Happy Hour Monday to Friday 4pm-8pm (drinks)
Happy Hour Monday to Friday 4pm-10pm (seafood cart)

Monty's located in the Miami Beach Marina has become a legion on South Beach for its happy hour. During the week from 4pm to 8pm cocktails and beer are half price. Enjoy $1 oysters, $5 for six shrimp, four clams for $3 and stone crab claws are $4 each at the seafood cart until 10pm.

Rosa Mexicano South Beach
1111 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 695-1005

Happy Hour Monday to Friday 12pm-4pm & from 4pm-7pm

Located in the new Herzog & de Meuron building on Lincoln Road, Rosa Mexicano offers half price drinks at the bar from 4pm to 7pm on weeknights that includes imported beers and selected appetizers from the menu. $5 for Margaritas, $3 for Mexican beer and $4-$6.40 for tacos, flautas and queso fundido. Weekdays during the holidays from 12pm-4pm Rosa Mexicano offers their signature Frozen Pomegranate Margarita for $3.

Sunset Lounge at the Mondrian
1100 West Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 514-1500

Happy Hour Thursday & Friday 6pm - 9pm

Sunset Lounge, located in the hip Mondrian Hotel, is the perfect place to enjoy great happy hour specials with South Beach’s trend setters. The earlier you arrive the cheaper your cocktails are. Arrive at 6pm and your Specialty cocktails are $6 at 6pm, $7 at 7pm and the price goes up again to $8 after 8pm. Drink special include mojitos, lychee martinis, caipirinhas, jalapeño margaritas, wine, and champagne. We recommend the Lychee Caprinha and mojito fries.

600 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-5337

Happy Hour Sunday to Thursday 4pm-7pm & 11pm to close
Happy Hour at SUSHISAMBA dromo on Lincoln Road runs from 4pm to 7pm, Sunday to Thursday and includes $1 oysters, $6 queijo coalho, short ribs, and São Paulo shrimp rolls. Brazilian beer is &5 and Caipirinhas are only $6. Happy Hour patrons will also enjoy cultural performances and other surprise entertainment from DJs and contests to dance lessons. For those that like late hours the happy hour begins again from 11pm to close.

Tobacco Road
626 South Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33130
(305) 374-1198

Happy Hour Mondays to Thursdays form 11am-7:40pm

Tobacco Road, located downtown, is the oldest bar in Miami. After work on Fridays this is the place to be. Celebrating their 100th birthday, Tobacco Road’s happy hour starts at 6pm and lasts for exactly 100 minutes until 7:40pm. Bar snacks are just $1 with well drinks at $2 and call brands for $3.50.