Miami’s not known for an early-to-rise populace or inexpensive food, but restaurants will be serving dirt-cheap drinks and food in the wee hours of the morning (by our standards) during the World Cup. Here’s an hour-by-hour guide of where to get your grub as everyone else watches the game.
WHERE: Amadeus Bar at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 S.W. 27th Ave., Coconut Grove, 305-644-4680
THE GRUB: $15 buys you a continental breakfast buffet on days when there are morning matches and country-specific tapas during afternoon games. And 2-for-1 caipirinhas.
BONUS: Valet price is reduced to $7
WHERE: Mia at Biscayne, 20 Biscayne Blvd., Downtown, 305-642-0032, www.miabiscayne.com
THE GRUB: Chef Gerdy Rodriguez has created a special World Cup brunch that will be served until noon. Prices range from $5-$18
WHERE: Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge, 1691 Michigan Ave., South Beach, 305-532-0307, www.bowlluckystrike.com
THE GRUB: An $8 all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. $5 Bloody Marys when the bar opens at 8:00 AM.
WHERE: J.B. Kitchen and Bar, 1250 S. Miami Ave., Brickell, 305-415-0070, www.jbkitchenandbar.com
THE GRUB: Themed menu and drink specials depending on the game. On Friday, June 11, these will include $4 Micheladas.
BONUS: For the inaugural Mexico vs. South Africa game, the restaurant will have mariachis and African music. And they’ll re-broadcast morning matches in the evenings.
WHERE: Mercadito Midtown, 3252 N.E. 1st Ave., Midtown, 786-369-0430, www.mercaditorestaurants.com
THE GRUB: A $25 all-you-can-eat taco menu during every game
WHERE: Bahia at Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Ave., Brickell, 305-358-3535
THE GRUB: Special cocktails like the Footballer’s Wife and Brazilian Kick are $7; the Ole is $4