Happy hours aren’t just for Wynwood, people. Downtown Miami happy hours exist. Really. You just have to know where to look.
Here are a few places to start.
In the mood for an upscale steakhouse experience without the scaled-up price tag? Wolfgang’s offers happy hour from 4-7 p.m. on weekdays and from 5-7 p.m. on weekends, where you can score $8 cocktails and bar bites.
Boulud Sud Miami
From 5-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, Boulud Sud offers $8 wine by the glass, $9 signature craft cocktails, $6 Frosé and $5 bar bites by Chef Clark Bowen.
Head to Area 31 between 5 and 8 p.m. on Thursdays for Sunset Social, featuring $8 cocktails and bar bites and throwback beats by DJ Kristian Caro. Or come on a Friday for Social Hour where you can score drinks for $5 at 5 p.m., $6 at 6 p.m. and so on until 11 p.m. Social Hour includes single mixed select drinks, house red and white wines and Prosecco. You can also order discounted bar bites like pork belly steamed buns, goat cheese croquettes and Parmesan truffle fries.
Meraki Greek Bistro
It’s happy hour all day long every day at Meraki Greek Bistro, where you can score drinks starting at $4 and appetizers starting at $5 until 7 p.m.
Meraki Greek Bistro, 142 SE First Ave., Miami
Black Market hosts Black Fridays every Friday from 4-8 p.m., featuring $5 Captain Morgan, $6 Crown Royal, $7 Kettle One vodka and $8 Johnnie Walker. There’s also a $15 platter loaded with fried pickles, yucca, truffle fries, wings and more.