A night out in the Magic City can really add up here in Miami. One too many and you may wake up in the morning and realize you might need a second job to pay for your fun night out. There are so many great Miami Happy Hours all over the city, this is just a short list of steals and deals on cocktails drinks around town. Please let us know if there are any other great Miami Happy Hours that you love!
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 robust Cuban influences. Happy Hour takes place Monday – Friday from 5PM-7PM 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. Telephone: (305) 640-5862;
Cervecería La Tropical
Cuba’s oldest brewery and Wynwood hotspot, Cervecería La Tropical, has not-to-be-missed Happy Hour offerings Wednesday through Friday from 4PM until 7PM. Unbeatable food and beverage deals include $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. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on
OpenTable. Telephone: (305) 741-6991
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 cookery and his rich Cuban heritage. 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
Wynwood’s hottest new destination Jattö, the latest endeavor for seasoned chef Henry Hané, is the ideal location to enjoy happy hour specials in a chic and ambient setting complete with indoor dining and a lush patio ideal for al fresco splendor. Happy Hour, offered Tuesday to Friday
Recently opened in the heart of Miami Lakes, Korner 67 could be described as Aventura’s Reunion Ktchn Bar’s hip new sister, carrying on some traditions and delivering new delights uniquely her own. Husband-and-wife team Cesar Olivo and Adriana Perez Benatar, along with brother-in-law Samuel Perez Benatar, made it possible for locals to find great internationally-inspired fare and masterfully-executed craft cocktails. What diners and imbibers can expect: a multitudinous world-spanning menu of tapas-offerings, exquisite craft cocktails, polished service and a chic décor and ambiance. The bar program, helmed by Head Bartender Luis Cubas, features a robust selection of handcrafted libations. Happy Hour is available Monday – Friday from
Cafe Kush, the newest Kush Hospitality Group concept with a unique French-inspired flair offers Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4PM to 7PM. 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 in the Selina Miami Gold Dust at 7700 Biscayne Blvd in Miami; (305)-985-4764; kushhos
Kush Hialeah serves Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 5PM to 7PM. Unique to the Hialeah hotspot is the Pata Sucia Punch ($6), a drink created in honor of the “Miami AF” phrase to describe a barefooted damsel. Made with white rum, dark rum, brandy, grenadine, passion fruit, orange and pineapple juice, it certainly packs a punch! Not-to-be-missed specialty cocktails include Senora Butterworth ($13) – Old Forester, mezcal, sriracha maple syrup and bitters and served in a miniature maple syrup jug with a photo of owner, Matt Kuscher’s mother-in-law plastered across it; and the Sex On The Sofa ($11) – Havana Club Rum, Plantation Rum, orgeat and pineapple. Guests can also enjoy BOGO specials on select drafts & wine; $2 off specialty cocktails; $5 shot & a beer, and $5 selected apps. Kush Hialeah is located at 1000 East 16th Street in Hialeah. The restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 12PM to 9PM and Friday through Saturday from 12PM to 10PM; Telephone: (305) 887-8863; kushhospitality.com
Kush Coconut Grove
At Kush Coconut Grove, Happy Hour is served Monday-Friday from 5PM-
Tobacco Road by Kush serves Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 5PM to 7PM. 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 and is open Sunday to Thursday from 11:30AM to 2AM and Friday & Saturday 11:30AM to 3AM. Telephone: (786) 703-3120;
Lennox Hotels Miami Beach
Open in summer of 2019 after a full-scale renovation and expansion of the historic Art Deco District Peter Miller Hotel, Lennox Hotels Miami Beach is a cool, understated property that offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of Miami Beach, while occupying an unparalleled location in the heart of the action. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy the recently launched Happy Hour, just in time for Spring. Available Tuesday – Saturday from 5PM-7PM at the Lennox Hotels Miami Beach renovated lobby bar, Happy Hour specials include 2 for 1 cocktails, wine and beer. Libations include Tropical Passion Fruit Moscow Mule – light rum, dark rum, pineapple juice, prosecco; Pomegranate Mojito – light rum, pomegranate liquor, simple syrup, lime juice, club soda, mint; Spicy Mango Margarita – tequila, triple sec, mango puree, jalapeno; and Tropical Passion Fruit – dark rum, ginger beer, passion fruit puree, mint. Lennox Hotels Miami Beach is located at 1900 Collins Avenue. Telephone: (305) 531-6800; www.
Situated in one of Coconut Grove’s tree-lined avenues, Navé by Chef Michael Beltran features simple yet sophisticated New American cuisine, with a heavy focus on inventive seafood dishes and house-made pastas. 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 5PM to 7PM, 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 Highway in Miami. Telephone: (786) 615-3747;
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 5PM to 7PM; and Wednesday through Saturday
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 4PM to 6:30PM Wednesday through Friday. Guests can indulge in bold, Latin-inspired bites and libations inspired by the vivacious 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 4PM to 10PM; Fridays from 4PM to 11PM; Saturdays from 11:30AM to 10PM & Sundays from 11:30AM to 6PM. Telephone: (305) 576-0201; www.rhousewynwood.
Key Biscayne’s iconic dining destination, the Rusty Pelican, offers the perfect waterfront Happy Hour in the lounge area, Monday-Thursday from 4PM to 6:30PM. Guests can enjoy tasty bites of elevated comfort food 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. Telephone: (305) 361-3818;
Tacocraft Taqueria & Tequila Bar – South Miami
Tacocraft Taqueria & Tequila Bar, the wildly-popular Mexican concept by Handcrafted Hospitality, is the idyllic South Miami destination for those seeking an energetic atmosphere, indulgent bites and spectacular libations. On Monday through Friday (
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami
Escape to an imbibing paradise at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami where guests have a plethora of Happy Hour options. From relaxing barefoot in the sand to a more elegant atmosphere, Lightkeepers, Dune Burgers on the Beach and Cantina will certainly please with beachfront views and warm ocean breezes. The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami is located at 455 Grand Bay Drive. Dining at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami
Wine Down Wednesdays: Half off select bottles of wine and bar bites from 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Toast It Up Thursdays: Select beverages and bites for $7 – $9, $5 bubbly and a half dozen oysters for $15 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Bottomless Seafood Fridays: Bottomless chef’s choice seafood for $79++ per person from 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Dune Burgers on The Beach
With plush seating on the sand and private VIP cabanas, check out Dune’s Happy Hour FRI-YAY’s with Geno featuring half price for Geno’s Choice of Cocktail on Fridays from 11AM to 3PM.
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 5PM to 7PM. Specials include $10 select cocktails and $5 selected draft beers. The ScapeGoat is open daily from 5PM to 3 AM. The ScapeGoat is located at 100 Collins Avenue CU4, Miami Beach. Telephone (786) 275-6488; https://
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 5PM – 8PM and includes $9 well cocktails; $8 boiler makers; $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 5PM to Midnight; Saturday and Sunday 11AM to Midnight. Telephone: (305) 529-6523; https://
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
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 Friday from 4P
Whiskey Joe’s (Miami)
When you think of Whiskey Joe’s, think tropical breeze, white sand, cold drinks, good eats and killer sunsets. 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 3PM – 6PM. 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; Telephone: (305) 423-6590; https://www.
Big Buns Damn Good Burgers
Thompson Hospitality, one of the largest retail food service management companies in the country, is pleased to announce the addition of a huge concept to their portfolio in Florida —
Big Buns Damn Good Burgers. This newest location opened its doors in February 2022. This river-front fine-casual spot strives to serve the world’s most delicious and innovative burgers while sharing the feel of a backyard party with its guests. Guests can swing by Big Bun’s for their weekly happy hour Monday through Friday fro
With stunning ocean views from the outdoor terrace, Burlock Coast at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale is an imbibers paradise with weekly Happy Hour promotions highlighting the restaurant’s fresh cuisine and refreshing bar program. Burlock Coast’s weekly programming includes Burger N’ Brew Monday – $15 BC Burger and Beer from 5PM to 9PM; Tacos & Tequila Tuesday – $15 for 2 chef’s choice tacos and a margarita from 5PM to 9PM; Wine Down Wednesday – Half-off select bottles of wine and a $20 Charcuterie Board from 5PM to 9PM; Thirsty Thursday – Half-off Martinis and Prosecco from 5PM to 9PM; and Industry Night – 2-for-1 house beer and wine on Sunday from 7PM to 10PM. Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale 1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, call (954) 302-6430 or visit www.burlockcost.com.
Henry’s Sandwich Station
Henry’s Sandwich Station situated in the FATVillage Arts District of Fort Lauderdale threw down the gauntlet for those seeking sandwich supremacy in the 954. Named after famous Floridian Henry Flagler, the Handcrafted Hospitality concept is known for mastering the art and science of handheld deliciousness including its top-notch chicken sandwiches. Here’s the inside scoop: on Mondays from 5PM to close, dine-in guests can score Henry’s chicken sandwiches for just $8. Indulgent handhelds on offer include the famous Crispy Chicken Sandwich – Southern fried chicken breast, sweet and spicy pickles, Mike’s Hot Honey, shaved lettuce and Duke’s mayo; Korean Fried Chicken – sweet and spicy chili sauce, shredded lettuce, pickled cucumbers, green onion, lime, mayo and fresh cilantro; Nashville Hot Chicken – crispy chicken, sweet and spicy pickles and classic Nashville hot seasoning; and Buffalo Fried Chicken – crispy chicken, Frank’s buffalo hot sauce, pickled jalapeños, shaved lettuce and homemade bleu cheese dressing. Henry’s Sandwich Station is located at FATVillage in Fort Lauderdale at 545 NW 1st Avenue. For more information, visit www.henryssandwich.com; Telephone: (954) 616-5538. Follow Henry’s on Instagram – @HenrysSandwich
Lona Cocina & Tequileria
With its sweeping views of the ocean, beachside locale and expansive patio, Lona Cocina & Tequileria in Fort Lauderdale is the ideal location to enjoy cocktails and authentic Mexican cuisine. Known for its extensive tequila list, Lona’s bar program offers a variety of refreshing margaritas including the signature Lona Margarita, Media Luna and Spicy Avocado, as well as cocktails such as the Paloma Brava and Mexican Mojito. Also on tap are a variety of draft beers and hand selected wines that are perfect for sipping on the oceanside terrace. The full drink menu can be viewed HERE. Lona’s weekly Happy Hours include Wine Not? – 50% off select bottles of wine; Monday from 6PM to close; Tacos & Tequila Tuesday – $5 tequila drinks and tacos from 3PM to 7PM; and Ladies Night – 50% off select cocktails and wines; Wednesday 3PM to 7PM. Reservations can be made on OpenTable or by phone: (954) 245-3069. Lona is located at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Outdoor patio dining and discounted valet parking available. www.lonarestaurant.com
Opened in January 2022, LM Restaurant’s newest concept Moréa is a Mediterranean oceanfront dining oasis on Fort Lauderdale beach. The restaurant’s menu features fresh, simply prepared small plates, mezze and wood-grilled meats and seafood, handcrafted cocktails, and great wines on tap via an eco-friendly system that allows guests to enjoy fine vintages without bottle waste. On Monday through Friday from 4PM to 6:30PM, happy hour lovers can enjoy a relaxing beachfront vibe with $7 wines, $5 beers and $7 cocktails including the Morea Margarita, Morea Mule, Cucumber Ginger Mojito, Dionysus Red Sangria, and White Sangria Spritz in the restaurant’s beautiful indoor/outdoor bar area. Embracing the Mediterranean tradition, meals are meant to be savored and the table is a place to gather with friends and family with dishes designed to be shared throughout an afternoon or evening spent. Moréa is located at 701 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard at the Paramount Condominiums. Valet and street parking available. www.MoreaDining.com
Tacocraft Taqueria & Tequila Bar
With locations in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale-by-the-
Hospitality powerhouse Memphis Garrett (No Man’s Land, Poke House, Blue Wave Sushi) opened Ya Mas! in early 2022 on swanky Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Meaning “Cheers” in Greek, Ya Mas! lives up to its name with Opa! Hour. Available at the bar only, every Tuesday – Thursday from 5PM – 7PM, guests can indulge in an array of discounted libations and bites. Spirited Spritzes, priced at only $10, include the Sevilla Sunset, Droseros, St. Tropez, and the classic Aperol Spritz. House wines and House spirits are available for only $8 and specialty beers are on offer for $5. Guests can also select three dips for only $5 including classic hummus, zhoug hummus, and tzatziki; $5 crispy garbanzos; and $9 chicken souvlaki, fried calamari, stea