42 "Drinks & A Light Bite" restaurants in Miami.
When you don’t want to commit to a full dinner (blind date, catching up with an aunt, waiting two hours for a table elsewhere), bars with good food are ideal. Make an easy exit after the first round, or go for a second and maybe some food if it’s going well. Either way, these spots have you covered.
Dogfish Head is a Wynwood brewery good for day drinking or a casual beer.
The Oasis is a big outdoor space in Wynwood that’s part bar, part music venue, and part food hall. It’s a solid option for casual food and drinks.
Freehold is a bar and restaurant in Wynwood good for a quick dinner before a night out.
Bay 13 is a Coral Gables brewery and restaurant with outdoor seating and some of the best fish & chips in Miami.
Tobacco Road By Kush is a Brickell bar that pays tribute to a classic Miami spot called Tobacco Road, and it's a great place for a casual drink.
Cerveceria La Tropical is a huge indoor/outdoor brewery and restaurant in Wynwood with a Caribbean menu.
Jeepney is a great Filipino restaurant in Wynwood’s 1-800-Lucky food hall. Get the sisig and the burger, if it’s available.
HaoChi is a dumpling pop-up that takes over Little Havana’s Union Beer Store Mon-Wed. The dumplings are fantastic.
Melinda’s is a bar and restaurant in Downtown. Their patio is a good place to have a few drinks and some food before a night out.
Happy Wine is a wine and tapas spot in west Coral Gables. It’s a cute date spot and there’s weekly live music.
Over Under is a Downtown cocktail bar that serves food like jackfruit nachos, cheeseburgers, and more stuff that tastes good while drinking.
The Wharf is a crowded waterfront bar on the Miami River. It's loud, mostly outside, and there are food trucks.
Sylvano is an Italian restaurant in Edgewater. They have some nice outdoor seating good for hanging out with wine and small plates.
La Cocina is a cocktail bar in the back of Hialeah’s Stephen’s Deli, and it’s fun enough to visit whether or not you’re eating at the restaurant.