With its stunning beaches and swanky nightclubs, Miami constantly ranks as one of the top cities with the hottest nightlife in America. There's an abundance of concerts, barsnightclubs, and restaurants to cater to the needs of the diverse residents and visitors. For those escaping to the magic city for a weekend getaway or already living luxury in the 305, we've got a list of where to find the hottest bars and nightclubs in Miami for you to start with dinner, head to the bar, then finish the night at the club. 

Best Restaurants/Bars in Miami


Bavaria Haus

This restaurant coined as the best spot in Miami for Bavarian food and beer is not the typical sports bar. It doesn't get wild making it the perfect spot to relax and enjoy German eats and six different types of beer. Food is tasty, service is great, and views are breathtaking. 


Blackbird Ordinary

This spacious cocktail bar has a lounge setup that's perfect to relax, listen to music, and order drinks. There's no entry fee, a mixed crowd, pool tables, and an outdoor area to bring the party outside. Come a bit early if you want to have space to break out your dance moves to 90s throwbacks because the place gets packed. 

American Social Brickell

This restaurant/bar has made a name for itself as one of the best bars in Brickell. It's a great spot to meet your buddies and watch your favorite teams battle it out.  When it's not game time, there's a young crowd atmosphere, delicious brunch on Sunday, happy hour specials, and events with DJs spinning all the latest hits. 

Blue Martini

This high-end cocktail lounge knows how to throw a party with no cover, good music, and great drinks. Cocktails can be a bit pricey but if you come during happy hour from 4-8 p.m. there are affordable bar bites and 1/2 priced drinks. On Wednesdays women drink free from 9-11 p.m. and tito's are $5 all night long. 



This laid back dive bar on NW 24th Street has been a long time favorite in the Wynwood area. There are two bars, one inside and one outside, themed live music performances, stand up comedy nights and more. Not to mention there is beer on tap, pizza, and TVs to make it a perfect night to watch the game and crack open a cold one. 

South Miami

The Brick Restaurant

This farm to table style restaurant knows not only how to cook healthy food but also how to mix up an amazing cocktail. There's lots of local beer choices and wines to choose from. It's a organic restaurant that offers a "Cocktails with A Conscience" menu for you can splurge guilt free. 

Bodega South Beach

This hip spot is the place to go late night for tacos, which are $2 during happy hour, and drinks while enjoying great music and vibes. Dim lights, red couches, a pool table, TVs, and a DJ get the party started!

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Ricky's South Beach

There are a ton of hot nightclubs in Miami, but Ricky's is a great spot for those who desire a casual vibe. On Fridays, there's a live band that plays reggaeton and a half priced happy hour menu. There's also NY style pizza to enjoy before hitting the bar. 

Nikki Beach

This upscale place in South Beach is a bit of everything. It's a seafood restaurant, bar, and day and night club. The food is delicious and drinks go for around $15-$18. Sunday brunch is a must with all you can eat for $50 with different stations to chose tasty treats from. Rest assured that whatever the reason you go to Nikki's, the vibe will always be amazing!

Miami Beach 

Ocean's Ten 

This restaurant in Miami Beach offers a cool spot to hang out, eat global food, watch sports, and sip on giant-sized alcoholic beverages. You'll find exotic drink offerings like the lychee martini. There's nightly entertainment with live music, great DJs, and dancing too!  

The party doesn't stop there. After drinks and dining at one of the hottest restaurants in Miami, swing over to these clubs!

Best Nightclubs in Miami

Club Space

Sure some clubs stay open to 2 or 3 a.m. but Club Space is open 24 hours on the weekends so you'll see the sun set and the sun rise through the open space in the back of the club. This space is full of young people dancing to incredible techno music and having a good time. 

Heart Nightclub

This is the spot to go after hours. Heart is the relatively new addition to the 24 hour district bringing laid back vibes and great music in a large venue with three separate floors: the basement, main floor, and patio. Each floor plays different music, so it's a 3 in 1 experience. 


This stylish lounge in Miami Beach is small but glamorous. There are good drinks, a chandelier pit and a variety of music is played by DJs until 5 a.m Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. 


This highly rated nightclub in Wynwood has a chill hangout area, a raggae area, and a hip-hop area all which adds to the place's cool ambiance. 

Looking to spice things up? We've got your nights covered with this list of where to find the hottest restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in Miami. Stay Connected to Things to Do in MiamiNightlifeRestaurants and more - Register on 305area, it's free! 

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