While the U.S. isn’t participating in this go around, the World Cup is still hands down the biggest sporting event in the year. And as Miami sees no reason not to throw a party, here is where to eat, drink and take in all those early morning soccer (or is it futbol?) games.Read More
Where to Watch the 2018 World Cup in Miami
1. Gusto RistoBar
During every afternoon game, Gusto RistoBar will offer up half-off wine, beer, cocktails and house liquor and air the games on a projection screen at the bar.
2. Miranda Cuisine and Bar
Watch the games while snacking on $10 appetizers and sipping $5 beers or $7 wines during gameday showings.
3. Charcoal beer garden + tapas
Charcoal is doing a summer pop-up transformation, turning into beer garden offering a selection of brews and ales alongside a Spanish-style tapas menu. And during the World Cup, it’ll open early on gamedays at 11 a.m. so guests can cheer on their favorite teams.
4. Veza Sur Brewing Co.
Veza Sur is getting into the World Cup spirit by opening up early on gamedays and releasing a special beer for soccer mania: El Diez 10, plus offering $2 Brazilian Chopps during all games, breakfast pastries from Zak the Baker, empanadas from Fufi, and Box Cold Brew coffee on tap. Regular menu offerings by Baja Bao will be available starting at noon. The competition doesn’t end with soccer, the brewery will also be hosting its very own foosball tournament every weekend to keep the party going.
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5. Wynwood Marketplace
Miami, FL 33127
Bud Light and SWARM are taking over the Wynwood Marketplace with big screens throughout the space, tailgate activities, photo booths, food trucks plus free samples of various beers. And to keep the festivities going, each weekend match will be followed by an after-party with DJs, drink specials and other live entertainment.
6. Biscayne Bay Brewing
Biscayne Bay Brewing Company is offering up all kinds of specials for soccer lovers. While soccer fans are cheering on their teams they will be able to get pitchers for $7.50, $.25 cent croquetas, and every team any team scores everyone gets a free shooter of Kaptain’s Kolsch.
7. Ofa Restaurant
Catch the World Cup at Ofa Restaurant and dine on its World Cup Special of three appetizers and three beers for $35 on its patio lounge. Game watchers can choose from Brazilian favorites that include pao de queijo (traditional cheese bread), rice or beef croquettes, fried yucca or coxinha. Beer options include BudLight or Budweiser.
This popular Miami Beach watering hole opening up from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on gamedays, offering guests $2 domestic and import beers and the ability to watch the games on various flat screen TVs and one large projector. For those who get hungry, they will be able to order food to the bar catered from near-by locations.
9. American Social
This go-to sports bar will open at 10:30 a.m. daily during the World Cup with drink specials inspired by the countries participating like Passion fruit pisco sour from Peru, Bitburger draft from Germany, and white passion fruit sangria from Spain.
10. La Centrale Italian Food Hall
Head to the second floor of La Centrale and hit up the bar’s extended apretivio hour from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily while watching all the action on a big screen TV.
11. Fado Irish Pub
This popular soccer watching hang out will open early for all the games (even those crazy early 6 a.m. kick offs) with breakfast, snacks, $6 Bloody Marys and $5 dollar beers of the month.
12. Batch Gastropub Miami
Opening up at 7 a.m. daily during the World Cup, it’ll offer $25 beer buckets, $5 Estrella Damm drafts, jersey raffles, beer tastings, and food specials.
All Novecento locations (find the locations here) will be opening at 7 a.m. during gameday to screen the games on their multiple big screens. Plus from 7 to 9 a.m. it’ll offer a three-course, early gameday breakfast menu for $25 with options like empandas, French toast, bacon pancakes and choripan sandwiches. Those who really want to add to the revelry (or drown their sorrows) can add on unlimited mimosas for $25. Plus, rivalry matches will feature a live DJ, afterparties, face painting for kids along with raffles and giveaways with prizes such as official team jerseys, official soccer balls, roundtrip airline tickets.
14. ROK:BRGR American Kitchen and Cocktails
Sip on $5 Stella drafts and $5 Three Olives Vodka specials will be offered up during every game showing.