Navigating Miami Beach’s vast nightlife scene can be overwhelming. Here are some bars that should be on your hit list, whether you’re a local or just visiting.
The brainchild of mixology vanguard John Lermayer, Sweet Liberty is a hip award-winning South Beach bar with live music, DJs, a local vibe and a delicious food menu.
Head to the Broken Shaker for some of the best creative craft cocktails in Miami Beach. It’s got a cool outdoor patio and a hip crowd of locals and international travelers.
With a cult following in New York City’s West Village, Employees Only opened a South Beach branch serving expertly mixed cocktails and Eastern European bistro fare in a dimly lit, super sexy setting.
A classic Ocean Drive party spot, The Clevelander is a rowdy outdoor bar with a swimming pool and DJs.
Basement at The Miami Beach Edition
This hip, semi-subterranean nightclub comes equipped with an ice skating rink, bowling alley and a wild, free-spirited party scene.
Shuckers Waterfront Bar & Grill
Day drinking? Look no further. Shuckers is the ultimate spot for relaxed, waterfront boozing in North Beach.
LIV at Fontainebleau
At Miami Beach’s premiere megaclub, you can expect marquee DJs like David Guetta, Tiesto and Calvin Harris on the decks.
Mac's Club Deuce
South Beach’s oldest and ultimate dive bar, the Deuce earned Anthony Bourdain’s seal of approval.
Mango’s Tropical Café
Expect feather and glitter-clad salsa dancers on the bar and a late night crowd ready to join them on the dance floor at Mango’s on Ocean Drive.
Miami Beach’s ultimate brunch party at Bagatelle comes with an international vibe, copious amounts of rose and a certain je ne sais quoi. Thursday nights here are also lit.
Jezebel is a comfy cocktail den emphasizing craft cocktails and elevated bar grub.
1625 Michigan Ave., 786-275-6324