Summer in Miami is a great time to gather with friends and loved ones over special food and drink offerings. From eclectic all-day menus to sophisticated experiences, please find our selection for Best Miami Happy Hours below.
Pop Krug Champagne at Uchi
Travel to Japan, right here in Wynwood’s Uchi which takes Japanese cuisine to the next level with its modern, non-traditional take. Offered daily from 5 – 6:30 p.m., the delicately designed happy hour menu features half-off all sparkling wine and champagne to spritz up each evening alongside small yet poignant tastings. This summer, Uchi is collaborating with the high-end champagne brand House of Krug starting on July 11 to honor the global symbol of sustenance and vitality — the culinary chameleon we call rice. Priced at $40, the special event will serve a 4 oz pour of Krug paired alongside a 2-piece Onigiri to harmoniously blend each ingredient and flavor. Address: 252 NW 25th St, Miami, FL 33127
Experience the French Apéro at Villa Azur’s “L’ete en Or”
Starting from July 6 until September 30, guests at Miami Beach’s elegant European supper club Villa Azur will be whisked away to the French Riviera as part of the restaurant’s L’ete en Or, meaning “The Golden Summer.” The traditional French experience takes place Wednesday through Sunday from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m, pairing Château Minutey rosé with oysters and Petrossian caviar as part of two exclusive dining options, FRESH & FLIRTY ($145 or $260) and LE SOMPTUEUX ($270 or $385). Live music will set the scene in the restaurant’s romantic dining room and lush courtyard, bringing the French Apéro to Miami Beach. Address: 309 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Try Nikkei Cuisine Shareables and Cocktails at Chotto Matte
Global restaurant brand Chotto Matte boasts the best of Japanese-Peruvian cuisine within its electric atmosphere, providing guests the chance to delight in its summer social hour every weekday from 5 – 7 p.m. The exclusive menu features $14 crafted cocktails, wines by the glass for $10 and BOGO on the Tokyo to Lima cocktail list, as well as small bites for the entire table to share including Lychee Ceviche ($12), made with citrusy Leche de Tigre, chive oil, sweet potato, Peruvian corn and cilantro; and Spicy Tuna and Crispy Rice ($19.50), tuna tartare and Peruvian chili. Address: 1666 Lenox Ave. #1664, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Enjoy $8 Bites and Cocktails at Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar
Every day from 4 – 7 p.m., Midtown Miami’s favorite local hotspot Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar is serving up its brand new summer happy hour menu, with all food and drink priced at $8 (craft beer at $6). The Latin American restaurant brand features a diverse international menu amongst its Nekkei sushi bar, which focuses on tastes from Japan to Peru. This season, guests can snack on the fusion Tuna Tartare Tostada ($8), a crispy corn tortilla topped with ahi tuna, avocado, ponzu sauce and micro cilantro, while sipping on the Summer Shade ($8), mixed with Grey Goose Vodka, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, fresh basil, sparkling water and aromatic bitters. Address: 3201 Buena Vista Blvd, Miami, FL 33127
South Florida’s highest luxury boutique steakhouse Diplomat Prime offers a sophisticated selection of cocktails and beer, along with a wide array of varieties. A private dining room in the wine cellar is available for small and big parties.
Open Wednesday – Saturday 5:30PM – 10:30PM
The Hotel Bar
The Hotel Bar at the Diplomat Beach Resort offers classic cocktails made with fresh juices such as the Hollywood Spice, which mixes Espolon Blanco Tequila, Passion Fruit juice, Lime Syrup, and Habaneros Bitters. The indoor/outdoor Hotel Bar also has a wide selection for wine lovers and beer enthusiasts. With lounge seating overlooking the Atlantic, it is the perfect bar for a solo, romantic, or friendly happy hour gathering.
Open Daily, 11AM – Midnight.
A beachfront Latino bar and restaurant, Playa at the Diplomat Beach Resort features a traditional rum and tequila bar, along with fresh juiced cocktails. The outdoor poolside restaurant offers a lunch and dinner menu that includes cocktails by the glass and shareable pitches.
Open Daily 11:30AM – 8:30PM
Kitchen closes at 8PM
Drink Service continues to 8:30PM
Vista Pool Bar
Summertime at Novotel Miami Brickell is Summer done right. Check out its tasty weekday Happy Hour, The daily Happy Hour at the Vista rooftop bar takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. and includes a variety of $7 bites from cheeseburgers to crabcakes to falafel. The drink menu starts at $5 for beer & wine and $8 cocktails. Cocktail highlights are the Novotel Blackberry Lemonade mixed with tequila, lemon juice, triple sec, and blackberry syrup; the Cafecito Loco, a concoction of rum, espresso, Liquor 43, and simple syrup; and the tropical Maracuya Spritz, a combination of Aperol, prosecco and passion fruit ($8 each).
Happy Hour Monday- Friday 5PM – 7PM