As one of the world's most international cities, Miami has soccer fans from across the globe. This has led to a vibrant scene of locations to watch all the action with many bars and restaurants currently ramping up for World Cup coverage. 

With the World Cup in Russia this year, there will be several early start times, but pubs in Miami are coming through with a variety of breakfast and drink specials. Here is our list of the top places to watch the World Cup in Miami:

Fado Irish Pub

Brickell's Fado Irish Pub is regularly billed as Miami's top soccer bar, and they'll be showing every game of the World Cup tournament. They have a match day menu for early games that includes breakfast and snacks, $6 Bloody Marys, and $5 beers of the month. 

Fado is also running a Predict & Win contest where guests can guess the score for every match and win pub cash. They are still booking a limited amount of group parties for select matches as well. 


With its beautiful location in the heart of South Beach, there may not be a more interesting place in the country to watch a game than the Clevelander. There are bound to be fans from all competing countries who gather around the over 20 TVs and large LED screens at this poolfront bar. 

For the early matches, the Clevelander is also running a Kegs n' Egss Special. For $19.99 online or $24.99 in-person, customers can get either a classic breakfast or breakfast burrito with the choice of two mimosas or two Bud Lights. 

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Playwright Irish Pub

Playwright Irish Pub may not fit the typical glitz and glamour of South Beach, but it's one of the area's hidden gems. They're known for opening for a variety of sporting events, and their loyal soccer following will be out for World Cup matches. 

Playwright has a breakfast menu and serves omelets, sandwiches, and a traditional Irish breakfast until 2 p.m. Their regular menu is robust and includes Irish favorites like beef stew, shepherd's pie, and corned beef and cabbage. 

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Fritz & Franz Bierhaus

German fans will certainly flood into Fritz & Franz Bierhaus, but expect plenty of others obsessed with The Beautiful Game to pack it in for the World Cup, too. Enjoy authentic German delicacies and beer at this Coral Gables sports bar. 

Warsteiner is the headliner at Fritz & Franz with half-liter, one-liter, and two-liter servings available to fill up even the most ambitious beer drinkers. The VIP section is currently booked for all of Germany's games, but it's available for some of the other Group Stage contests. 

Churchill's Pub

Churchill's Pub has been a Miami institution since 1979 and, of course, pays homage to legendary British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. When not serving as a top destination for watching sports, Churchill's is one of the country's iconic venues for underground music shows.

During the Group Stage of the World Cup, they'll be open for matches featuring many of the traditional world soccer powers. Churchill's will also have drink specials for many matches and offer a menu of traditional pub fare. 

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Enjoy all the action of the 2018 World Cup and find your favorite place to watch the matches in Miami!

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