Sushi Garage is a Japanese restaurant in Coconut Grove with a big menu. The food's fine, and it works for a casual weeknight dinner or Happy Hour.
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Phuc Yea in MiMo serves massive portions of pho and more slightly Vietnamese dishes. The dim restaurant has a fun atmosphere.
The Spillover is a seafood spot in Coconut Grove with some nice outdoor seating and a good Happy Hour.
Mignonette is a slightly upscale seafood spot on the edge of Downtown where you can find some of the best oysters in town.
Pizza Tropical is a pizza stand in the back of Gramps in Wynwood with some of the best NY-style slices in Miami.
Mike’s is a random Irish dive bar on the roof of an apartment building right by the Venetian Causeway. It’s got a good view of the skyline.
Coyo Taco is a casual taco shop with multiple locations throughout Miami, and the tacos are definitely worth waiting in line.
American Social is an upscale sports bar and restaurant in Brickell. It’s a good spot to watch college football or eat by the water.
Lo de Lea is a small Argentinian restaurant in MiMo that works for a happy hour glass of wine or a steak.
Bodega is one of South Beach’s best taco spots with a bar in the back that gets pretty packed on weekends.
North Bay Village
Shuckers is a casual waterfront restaurant in North Beach where you can get decent seafood with a more-than-decent view.
Because you worked hard today. And, even if you didn’t, you still deserve a drink.
New Yorker Patio Bar is a casual outdoor bar in MiMo. It’s located in the back of a boutique hotel and works for having a laid-back drink or two.
Taquerias El Mexicano is a classic spot for tacos and margaritas on Calle Ocho.
Ella’s Oyster Bar is a casual seafood restaurant on the main strip of Calle Ocho. They’ve got oysters (obviously) and lots of seafood options.
The Wharf is a crowded waterfront bar on the Miami River. It's loud, mostly outside, and there are food trucks.
Tomorrowland is a mostly outdoor bar in Downtown that works for Happy Hour or really any time you want to drink outside.
The Abbey is a little pub that’s surprisingly divey (in a good way) for being located on Lincoln Road.
South BeachSouth of Fifth
The ScapeGoat is a very small cocktail bar in South of Fifth that can get rowdy on weekends, but is pretty chill during Happy Hour.
Minibar is a little hotel bar in South of Fifth that has a good happy hour, some outdoor seating, and fantastic wallpaper.