Adulting in the Miami Beach area is never dull. Whether you're a tourist or a local the options for dining, lounging and drinking in Miami are endless. Dive bars have become the new trend in places to go grab a brew or cocktail, let loose, listen to good music, and get down with friends. A bonus with visiting a dive bar is the no dress code policy. Let us help you quickly find the Best Dive Bars in Miami.
On Espanola Way in South Beach, a catchy little nook titled Kill Your Idol brings all of the charisma, nerve, and talent. This bar is a great getaway from the glitz and glam serving delicious truffle fries, live music and hosts with the most make a cocktail of a good time.
Don't let your weekend fly by without spending some time at Lost Weekend, also on Espanola Way. Pool tables for only $2 per play, cheap drinks, plus good beer. Does it get any better?! Yes, if you're a sports fan, Lost Weekend is your go-to dive bar for all of your favorite sporting events.
Mac's Club Deuce on Miami Beach as seen on Anthony Bourdain's TV show is a do not miss. A famous Miami Beach bar known for its strong drinks and bartenders with attitude. Put Mac's Club on your list for the next guys night out, you will not regret it. Not ready for your day or night to end there? Hop on a Ride Freebee and head over to Ted's Hideaway about a 1-mile distance. At Ted's you'll find more fun, a good selection of food, bourbon, and an excellent juke box.
Those who have a taste for spirits dive into the Free Spirits Sports Cafe which is conveniently located right on the beach. A smaller scale dive bar offering food and reasonably priced champagne sounds like a fun girls getaway spot to add to your itinerary.
Further inland, as well as Central Miami areas, are plentiful with pubs. The Barracuda Raw Bar & Grill on Coconut Grove truly a unique place decorated entirely with wood salvaged from an old shrimp boat. This bar carries a great selection of taps, cheap beverages plus pool tables allowing your mind to escape. Speaking of escaping, take your mind off work at Seven Seas Bar on 2200 SW 57th Avenue. The rustic old timey hang out with nautical accents provides a little bit of everything from Trivia Mondays to Karaoke Saturdays including great bartenders on staff.
Now that you know where to Dive into, you can grab a brew or cocktail, let loose and listen to some great music! Did we include your favorite Miami Dive Bar? If not, tell us in the comments below! Stay connected to 305area with things to do, restaurants, events, sports and more! Register - it's free!
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