Stop And Smell The Rosé, These Bars In Miami Are Ex-Straw-Ordinary!

Whether you’re out celebrating, spending time with friends, or meeting someone new, these spots have a place for everything!

A coastal metropolis in southeastern Florida, Miami is one of the most popular cities in the state. With its white sandy beaches, year-round warm climate, culture, and amazing cuisine, Miami is a vacation destination for a reason! It’s safe to say there is a lot to do in Miami and while you’re out planning your day you might want a place to unwind, (or hey, maybe a place to socialize and get on that dance floor!). Today we are diving into the world of bars in Miami, to bring you a fun night out with your friends, meet new people, or see what this city has to offer!

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Mac Club Deuce

Rustic, “chilled-out” environment, pool tables, and a jukebox at this local spot!

Neon lights = relaxing bar aesthetic! Image courtesy of the Mac’s Club Deuce Instagram page.

222 14th St | Miami | 

Established in 1926, Mac’s Club Deuce is the oldest bar in Miami! Born on September 19th, 1914, Mac Klein owned the bar from 1964 and operated it until he passed away at the age of 101. His legacy has lived on, Mac’s Club Deuce is one of the most popular bars in Miami and creates an atmosphere that’s comfortable for everyone who walks through their doors!

Some of Mac’s Club Deuce’s highlight drink menu options include a selection of imported beers like Guinness Extra Light, New Castle, and Red Stripe. Cigar City Lager and Blue moon craft beers, and a selection of well known named Domestic beers. Mac’s Club Deuce is a place built for a comfortable and relaxed experience to enjoy a drink and good company.

“My wife and I love this little bar. The bartender Erin/Aaron made us feel right at home. The drinks were Reasonably priced good and strong! Not that watered down stuff we were getting from other places. The pool table was a welcomed sight.” -Yelp Review

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Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company

Classic and well sculpted cocktails served with American bites!

Unique decor added to this Miami bar! Image courtesy of the Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company Instagram page

237 20th St suite b | Miami Beach | 

Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company is built and operated by award winning bartenders John Lermayer and Dan Binkiewicz, with contributions from David Martinez, the mind behind the restaurant! With their drink and food combination, Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company has a little something for everyone to enjoy.

This place has four different menus, a main menu, brunch menu, happy hour menu, and spirits list! On their main menu they have options including but not limited to, The Florida Cocktail, That Watermelon Drink, Pisco Punch Spirit, their own blend of Piña Colada, and many many more. 

Their brunch menu has plenty of cocktails to pair with some of their foods like avocado toast, Lobster Benny, Great American Breakfast, Banging Brunch Burrito, Cauliflower Nachos, and Short Skirt Steak and Eggs! 

Their happy hour menu is constantly changing but highlights some of their popular drinks, while their spirit list has a ton of drinks, you’ll just have to take a look to see what this place has to offer!

“Best, coolest joint on Miami Beach that happens to have amazing food and cocktails. Great music, super nice staff, it's got a real Ralph Lauren curated vibe. David Martinez outdid himself on making you want to come here again and again.” -Yelp Review

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Jaguar Sun

A hip hang-out spot offering creative cocktails and small plates!

Good ambience, good drinks, and good vibes! Image courtesy of the Jaguar Sun Instagram page!

230 NE 4th St | Miami | 

Currently operating two different locations/concepts, Jaguar Sun x Gilda is a small cocktail and tapas bar located in downtown Miami while their counterpart Sunny's Steakhouse is in a small neighborhood nearby. Jaguar Sun x Gilda is a “first come, first serve” type of bar, so make sure to get there early to enjoy what this trendy spot has to offer!

At Jaguar Sun x Gilda, there is a combination of small plates and eccentric cocktails, some of them include:

  • Madame Butterfly: gin, chamomile, gentian, lemon, and egg white
  • Young Astronaut: rum, rum, rhum, mango, dry vermouth, lime, and aji amarillo
  • White, Red, Sparkling, and Sherry wines
  • Beers
  • Tuna small plate: cold smoked & marinated in espelette oil, lime, and potato chips
  • Meatballs small plate: saffron & chorizo tomato sauce
  • Escalivada small plate: roasted eggplant & zucchini, nora chili, and crispy shallots 

Plenty to choose from at Jaguar Sun x Gilda!

“This place was so so cool. It was kind of hard to find at first, but the atmosphere and music is super unique and fun. The food was really good too. I got the squid ink pasta and a little martini. I also loved the owners they're super sweet and friendly!” -Yelp Review

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Ball & Chain

A Miami bar from the 1930’s-50’s, has become a hot local bar full of culture!

Dancing, dancing, and more dancing to be had here! Image courtesy of the Ball & Chain Instagram page.

1513 SW 8th St | Miami | 

The Ball & Chain has been a key part in Miami culture for a long time, this bar is full of vibrant and positive energy. The Ball & Chain has a large history, dating back all the way to 1935, and as time does, changes were made (the full history can be read here). Private events, live music, and other activities are often held at the Ball & Chain, so it’s never a boring affair!

With a mix of tapas and cocktails, Ball & Chain has a large menu forming a great experience built in with their fabulous range of Cuban tastes! Here’s a little taste of what you can expect when you head on down to the Ball & Chain: B&C Tacos, Calle Ocho Burger, Congri Fritters, Cuban Spring Roll, Bananita Daiquiri, Miami Mule, and the Piña Basil Margarita!

This popular spot has a perfect mix of delicious foods, tasty drinks, and a dance floor to get your moves going!

“First opened in the 1930s, Ball & Chain takes you back to Havana, Cuba. Live music, delicious rum drinks, and salsa dancing. Ball & Chain is the go-to spot to dive right into the Cuban culture. The staff is attentive and ready to make your experience top tier!” -Yelp Review

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A trendy bar that has good drinks, good music, and good entertainment!

Good times and good vibes = perfect bar! Image courtesy of the Gramps Instagram page.

176 NW 24th St | Miami | 

Featuring live music, up and coming DJ’s, and stand-up comics from new players in the game and familiar faces to the scene, Gramps is one of Miami’s favorites! With indoor seating to escape the Miami heat and outdoor seating to keep things spicy, Gramps is a big venue for anyone and everyone to sit down, enjoy some drinks and even mouth-watering pizza!

Now it’s not surprising that Gramps has a good selection of drinks, from cocktails and wines, to beer and spirits, you can head over to just grab a drink, or you can take a peek at their menu and see their pub food! Pizza pies like El Queso Pie, La Hawaiian Pie, El Vegano Pie, and Pesto Pie are all available as either full pies or slices! They also have wings, fries, and sides to pair with your drink of choice!

Gramps is a big part of highlighting what Miami does best, bringing color, positive energy, and fun to everyone who walks through the door!

“Visited from out of town and this tropical dive is so much our vibe I can't believe it exists. DJ set, delicious drinks (get the frozen Paloma!!!), really cool lighting and inside/outside vibe that feels like a natural flow of the space” -Yelp Review

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Broken Shaker at Freehand Miami

At the Freehand Hotel, this quaint and romantic bar is in a beautiful setting!

A Miami-y like feel at this Miami bar! Image courtesy of the Broken Shaker Instagram page.

2727 Indian Creek Dr | Miami Beach | 

GQ says it’s “The coolest backyard in Miami,” Broken Shaker at Freehand Miami definitely elevates the “bar-going” experience with its incredible views and ambience. This spot is perfect for any occasion, whether it be for getting together with friends, after work even with your coworkers, or a party celebrating something special. Broken Shaker is the perfect unique bar for you!

With their award winning selection of cocktails, you may have trouble deciding on what to get, don’t worry! We are here to give you a sneak peek into what you might expect when you take a glance at the Broken Shaker menu, with Sesame Pickled Cucumbers, Shawarma Fries, Shaker Burger, and even BigDough Cookies. You can enjoy the bite to eat with any number of drinks like rum, bourbon/whiskey, non-alcoholic beverages, brews, bubbles, and of course cocktails!

“Cool place in Miami Beach to experience something very unique. Situated with an Art Deco feel, the drinks are always creative. The vibe is always fun. The place itself never stops humming with tourists and locals. Definitely an experience whether you live here or you are visiting.” -Yelp Review

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Miami is never short of bars and party spots to have a good time in, this list covers just a small piece of the Miami bar experience. Whether you’re vacationing or looking for something new, these ranges of bars definitely offer plenty of different fun experiences when you open the bar’s doors!

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