Best Millennial Bars in Miami and South Florida

March 21, 2019 0 0

The best bars for Millennials and twenty-somethings in Miami FL and South Florida are plentiful. In fact, as a deeper look at the top cocktail and dive bars reveals, there are myriad spots in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and other cities where you and your friends can go to enjoy a night out on the town, and have some fun. American Social, Rock Bar, Sidebar Miami, and Tavern in the Grove are just the tip of the iceberg. Wondering where to hit the next time Friday night rolls around? We’ve compiled a helpful guide to the best bars for Millennials and twenty-somethings in Miami FL and the whole South Florida region – all of which deserve a toast.

Sidebar Miami

337 SW 8th St, Miami

At Sidebar Miami, you can expect top-notch live music, and ladies even get free ice cream on Thursday nights. Order ham croquetas,and grab a margarita or a Jack and coke and then dance the night away. On weekends, it can get pretty packed after 11PM, so try to get here close to the opening bell so you can get a table.

Sugarcane Miami

3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami

Sit outside on Sugarcane’s stylish patio setting and order as many tapas and drinks as your heart desires: It’s one of the best bars for Millennials and twenty-somethings in Miami FL and South Florida. You can enjoy a raw bar with jumbo shrimp cocktails or king crab legs, and eclectic small plates like the duck & waffle crispy leg confit or the pork belly eggplant dumplings. Come between 4PM and 7PM for happy hour for a pitcher of mojitos for $25, or signature cocktails like the Caipiroska (made from vodka and lime juice) for only $7.

1306 Event Space and Bar

1306 N Miami Ave, Miami

Grab a seat in the garden of 1306 and you’ll never want to leave. You can play Jenga, as the DJ spins some tunes, and order renowned cocktails made by C Virginia King herself. Try the Daisy de Lolita, which has mezcal, yellow chartreuse, lime, and mint, or the The Diplomat with Vermouth and orange bitters. Small bites like fries or tacos will complete the night, and if you’re lucky you might even catch live music. Check out the event calendar for more details.

Bougainvillea’s Bar

7221 SW 58th Ave, South Miami

You can’t go wrong with the crowd at Bougainvillea’s. Plus, the deals featured here are pretty sweet too. Come here any day of the week and you’ll encounter bargains that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Mondays boast free pizza, $3 Miller Lites, and $5 shots of Jaeger. Wednesdays is Ladies Night, where women drink free until 2PM, and on the weekends you can expect live music and half-off all whiskey.

Tavern in the Grove

3416 Main Hwy, Miami

Tavern in the Grove offers cheap drinks, a friendly crowd, and a clean and well-maintained spin on the standard dive bar formula. Get deals like two-for-one draft beer or wine like Merlot or Pinot Grigio, and you’ll also find pitchers of beer like Blue Moon, Fat Tire, or Lagunitas for $14. You can also take a couple malt liquor shots for $7 if you need to get the party started quickly.

The Alchemist

223 Clematis St, West Palm Beach

You won’t just get drinks at The Alchemist, you’ll get a full-blown experience. The bartenders here pride themselves on being mixologists, so expect quality drink combinations that are one of a kind. You can order small dishes like lobster poppers or chicken empanadas, but there’s also entrees like the Alchemist burger, lobster mac and cheese, fish tacos, jumbo pork wings, and more to enjoy.

Rock Bar

219 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

Come to Rock Bar to try the famous jumbo margaritas. You’ll enjoy 45-oz of flavors like banana, mango, sour apple, raspberry, and more. If margaritas aren’t your speed, you can still take advantage of specials like $19 beer buckets of Corona, Modelo, and Heineken, or two-for-one deals on cocktails like Sex on the Beach or a Tequila Sunrise. Sit at one of the picnic tables outside with a view of the beach.

Stache Drinking Den

109 SW 2nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale

It’s not often that you might mistake a bar for a library, but with bookshelves as décor, Stache manages to make it work. The DJ blasts house music, and the second floor features games like pool to keep you entertained. This place is also a whiskey connoisseur’s paradise, so make sure to explore all the options when it comes to the hundreds of bottles they have behind the bar.

Slacker’s Bar and Grill

995 W State Rd 84, Fort Lauderdale

At Slackers, you’ll always find cold beer, a lively crowd, and good food. A sports bar, expect to encounter a variety of crowds milling around the plasma TVs here to watch the game. Order the signature “Hell Mary,” and you’ll feel the buzz. Plus, if you come here on Saturdays between 5PM and 8PM, you’ll be able to get a prime rib dinner for $11.99.

American Social

690 SW 1st Ct, Miami

It doesn’t get much cooler than a self-service beer station. Choose from a variety of drink options like the 81 Bay Lightning Lager, the Cigar City El Coco, Magic Hat, or Rogue Dead Guy. If you arrive before 8PM, you can take advantage of the half-off happy hour deals, which also apply to wine and classic cocktails like the Miami Breeze or the Smoked Old Fashioned. Check out the chicken and waffles or the pretzel bites, too.

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Christina Elia

Assistant editor Christina Elia is currently pursuing her BA in Art History Communications at Fordham University, and writes about various topics ranging from arts and culture to practical tips and how-to advice. She has been published on online platforms such as The Odyssey. You can follow her on Twitter via @stinaelia

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