Miami may be globally recognized for its assortment of extravagant clubs, but there are times when you want the fun and the bevy of drinks without finally crawling into bed at 6 a.m. That's where the best bars to day drink in Miami come in so you can have your turn up and sleep in, too.
There's not never a bad time to swing by Wood Tavern, arguably Wynwood's most popular bar. Whether it's midweek happy hour, a Friday night unwinding, or a Sunday afternoon day party, Wood Tavern always delivers. Playfully dubbed "Backyard Boogie," Wood Tavern set the standard for Wynwood day drinking years ago. While it has stiff competition these days, Wood Tavern still promises a good time day or night.
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South Beach is a paradise of parties and beautiful bodies, and no locale captures that quite like the Clevelander. The Clevelander is fun in the sun on multiple levels- literally, it has multiple levels from a beach level to a balcony view. As one of South Beach's famed bars, it also regularly attracts some of the world's most renowned DJs, so pack your swimsuit and prep you liver!
Broken Shaker is another favored South Beach watering hole. It seamlessly fuses Miami's lush scenery with its upscale sensibilities and a laid-back atmosphere. On Sundays, Broken Shaker is the perfect place to day drink and experience these disparate energies all in one place.
One of the many great things about Wynwood is its diversity: you get a little bit of everything here depending on your interests. If you're a reggae lover, Wynwood Yard is just your flavor. In addition to hosting a free day of reggae, there's also food trucks and plenty to drink, even during the day. So head over, kick back, and enjoy some of the best music the islands have to offer!
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No matter how sunny a day it may be, it's easy to mistake El Patio for a nightclub on Sundays. You can hear the subtle thump of Latin classics half a block away, and the line is just about as long by 4 p.m. Once you make it inside, you'll find that El Patio is appropriately named as it has a backyard-party feel with a rustic, Latin energy. It's trendy, it's Miami, and it's one of the best bars to day drink.
Come for brunch, stay for the party. With locations across the world, Nikki Beach is an international sensation. Like most of the bars and clubs we've listed, Sundays are when you'll want to put your commitments aside and focus on the finer, more fun things in life. Your day at Nikki Beach begins with brunch and continues with a day party. If you have the stamina after day drinking, you can even hang around for the late-night party when world-famous DJs spin until the wee hours of Monday morning.
Part-day party, part-beach party, and all fun, Hyde Beach Miami kicks your weekend off right with its weekly Saturday festivities. You can pop champagne, take a swim, or just lounge because this pool is your oyster.
If you're looking for a day of hip hop and drink specials, Brick has what you're looking for. Their buckets of beer are just $15 a pop, and there are frequently vendors offering free samples and shots. If you're a hip hop head searching for tunes, Brick provides the perfect backdrop for a day of day drinking.
Like we said earlier, Wynwood is a sprinkle of nearly every culture and subculture you can imagine. If you're looking for a dose of hipster counterculture and tunes, Gramps has you covered. There's a food truck out front and cheap drinks as well as your favorite tracks that make you feel like a music aficionado when your friends ask you about the artist blaring on the speakers.
If you're looking for fun without pulling an all-nighter, then hit up one of the best bars to day drink in Miami.
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