Here are our top 5 happy hour spots in Brickell and Downtown, in no order of preference. If you have one you think we should add, contact us.
1. American Social – Brickell
Socialize with Brickell locals against an awesome view of the Miami River at American Social. Enjoy their Happy Hour every weekday from 4pm-8pm featuring half-priced well drinks, wine, beer, and $10 cocktails.
Tip: Take advantage of the $5 burgers on Mondays. This is the perfect first stop on a Friday night out.
The Scene: American Social is perfect for young professionals, recent college grads, and younger Brickellites to mix and mingle.
2. Area 31 – Downtown
As if the views from their fabulous rooftop bar weren’t enough of a reason to visit Area 31, they are also celebrating Happy Hour every weekday from 5pm-8pm. Friday is host to their “beat-the-clock” happy hour where guests can enjoy specialty cocktails, select rum, and champagne starting at $5. The price of the drink or snack corresponds to the time of purchase; $5 at 5 p.m., $6 at 6 p.m., and so on. Isn’t it nice to be on time?
Tip: Area 31 boasts a renowned, locally sourced seafood menu that never disappoints.
The Scene: The ambiance is upscale and sophisticated accompanied by great lounge music to help you unwind.
3. Marion – Brickell
This Brickell gem hosts Happy Hour every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7pm-8pm with $1 oysters and other affordable small plates, plus $5 glasses of wine, $4 beers of the day, and $7 specialty cocktails.
Tip: You’ll want to get the most out of happy hour prices as regularly priced cocktails average $20 (including gratuity). Thursdays at Marion are home to Miami’s hottest weekly dinner party you won’t want to miss.
The Scene: After a certain time, this high-end restaurant gets the party started with a popular local DJ.
4. Lost Boy – Downtown
This eclectic vintage clothing store turned bar hosts an awesome and affordable Happy Hour every weekday from 4pm-8pm featuring a half-off special of their entire menu selection of classic cocktails, wines, and coffee.
Tip: Enjoy Industry Tuesdays with an extended happy hour from 9pm-close. Beer lovers: Beers here are tap only!
The Scene: Lost Boy is a laid-back place to socialize with friends, play pool or darts, and meet other Downtown Miami locals.
5. Mama Tried – Downtown
This cozy bar is bringing you a daily Happy Hour from 3pm-8pm with $4 beers and shots, $5 well drinks, and $7 cocktails. Enjoy $2 bites to help you keep the party going.
Tip: Looking for that Saturday happy hour after brunch? This 70’s inspired cocktail bar is the place to be!
The Scene: This intimate bar is filled with younger locals and artists looking to have a few affordable drinks with friends and dance to feel-good music brought to you by a local DJ.