Either a resident or visiting out of town, there is always something to appreciate out here in Miami. Particularly, the happy hour many bars down here have to offer. Here at MCT, we’ve fished out the best places to get your cheap drink on.
Caribbean Twist, Rosa Mexicano – Brickell
Here, you need to try their house favorite, La Tradicional margarita. Its made with with silver tequila, freshly squeezed lime juice, and organic agave. Or, do you want to try a little something more daring? Try their Mojito de Coquito. It has 1800 Coconut silver tequila, fresh mint, pineapple and lime juice. Happy hour is Monday-Friday from 4pm-7pm, and all drinks are ½ off.
Hungry? Select appetizers are half off too!
900 S. Miami Avenue
Downtown Miami – 33130
Bang for Big Bucks, Michael’s Genuine Food and Drink – Midtown
Who says that you can’t have fancy drinks on a budget? Here at Michael’s, they’re known for their extravagant prices, but you can catch a drink for half the regular price Monday thru Friday, 4:30pm-6:30pm. We recommend the Cabarete, which is Italian Aperol, St. Germain, Sparkling Wine, soda, fresh watermelon, orange bitters for only $6!
Cocktails not your style? They also have wine and beer for half the price.
130 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137
Swing Away with a Drink, News Lounge – Design District
Serving Happy hour everyday from 5-9pm. Amazing, huh? Well, you need to try their delicious lychee martini, and you get to pick either stroli or absolut vodka. This lounge is very fun, with their in house DJ and outside seating. You can either hang inside, or sit in the large swings outside while sipping on some reasonably-priced booze.
5580 NE 4th Ct #6, Miami, Fl 33137
We’re Up All Night for Cheap Drinks, Yardhouse – Coral Gables
Looking for a place where you can sit down and relax? Yardhouse is the place for you. Here, this restaurant offers happy hour twice a day. Monday- Friday regular happy hour is from 3pm to 6pm. And if you’re a night owl like us, their late night happy hour starts from 10pm to close which is 12:30am, Sunday thru Wednesday. Hands down favorite is the House Tropic, which has cruzan banana rum, malibu pineapple rum, pineapple juice, and midori. If you’re not into sweet drinks, then this place also has a plethora of beer specials and over 150 beers on tap.
320 San Lorenzo Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Diamond in the Rough, The Corner – Downtown Miami
If you are strictly looking for a place to unwind and just hang out, then the Corner is the place for you. Happy hour is weekdays 4pm-7pm , and this is the place to go to get your cheap beer drink-on. Now, just because it’s affordable doesn’t mean it’s bad; their selection of $3 beer cans range from Shipyard Export Ale, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, to Magic Hat #9. Once you get over the sketchy neighborhood, you realize the gem waiting for you.
1035 N. Miami Ave, Miami, FL 331336
By Miami Food Blogger: Caroline Shalabi