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The Best Miami Cocktail Bars, By Neighborhood

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For those looking to taste their way through the each Miami neighborhood one cocktail at a time this is the list for you. From dives to lounges to restaurant bars we've laid out before you a treasure map bound for liquid gold. Happy hunting!

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. North Miami Beach: The St. Regis Bal Harbour Bar & Sushi Lounge

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9703 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154
(305) 993-3300
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Delicately set between classic and contemporary the St. Regis Bar brings an air of sophistication to Miami Beach with a dedicated cocktail list geared towards any palate.

2. Mid Beach: The Broken Shaker

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2727 Indian Creek Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(305) 531-2727
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The Broken Shaker has been winning awards and accolades almost since its inception. With their innovative and ever-changing libations and punches there's a reason people keep talking about their cocktails.

Miami New Times

3. Key Biscayne: Rumbar

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455 Grand Bay Dr
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Channeling circa 1940, Rumbar brings Old Havana to Key Biscayne. With an extensive list of over 85 varieties of rum coupled with live, Latin music each weekend you may just feel like you've been transported all the way to Cuba.

Ritz Carlton

4. Downtown: Lilt Lounge

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270 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 351-7403
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Blues and jazz play live most nights at the Lilt Lounge. Specializing in rum and champagne cocktails, the round-about bar is set alongside the mouth of the Miami River with neck-craning views of water-front Downtown/Brickell.

Kimpton Hotels

5. South Beach: Repour Cocktail Bar

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1650 James Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Repour doesn't waste your time with classic cocktails you can get at a hundred different bars. Instead in your drink you'll find things like Bird Chile Syrup, Anchovy Paste, Red Wine Reduction and maybe even a Miso Spiced Rim. With a rotating cocktail list each month there's always an excuse to stubble back. That, and becoming the Drunken Spelling Bee champion. ( $10 says drunk-you can't spell Chateauneuf-du-Pape.)

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6. Brickell: RedBar

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52 SW 10th St
Miami, FL 33130
(786) 316-0303

Every regular deserves a frequent buyer’s card. If you can get your hands on "The Hook Up" card at RedBar you'll be set for life, promising $4 beers and $8 premium drinks, "All day. Every day."

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7. Park West: The Corner

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1035 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 961-7887
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At the intersection of NE 11th and North Miami Avenue you'll find the Corner bar. From the afternoon light to the dead of night, the Corner bar is the best place to get a no-frills, damn-good cocktail in Park West.

The Corner

8. Edgewater: City Hall the Restaurant

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2004 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 764-3130
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If you find yourself in Edgewater on a hot Miami afternoon may City Hall be your haven. Owner and Miami native, Steven Haas, has worked all across city so you know he can stir up a great cocktail.

9. Design District: Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

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130 NE 40th St
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 573-5550
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Longtime neighborhood favorite Michael's Genuine serves up their house cocktails and spirits mixed with homemade sodas alongside their award-wining American fare.

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10. Midtown: Prohibition Restaurant & Speakeasy

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3404 N Miami Ave, Midtown
Miami, FL 33127

Priding themselves on mastering the classics, Prohibition specializes in Prohibition era cocktails within their Midtown restaurant and speakeasy.

11. Wynwood: Gramps

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176 NW 24th St
Miami, FL 33127
(786) 752-6693
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Thrown among the warehouses and art scenes just off NW 2nd, Gramps created a following looking for trendy, cool cocktails to go with their rough-cut, designer jeans. Whether you're looking to sit and chill all night or add another stop to your artsy pub crawl, Gramps is a perfect place to go in Wynwood.

Miami New Times

12. Upper East Side: Vagabond Hotel Pool Bar

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7301 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138
(305) 400-8420
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Alex Chang and the restaurant aren't the only good reasons to visit the Vagabond Hotel. Sitting pool side sipping on cocktails as bright as the sun and sky above can be just as relaxing as in a parlor.

13. Little Havana: Ball & Chain

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1513 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 643-7820

The historic Ball & Chain of Little Havana is the perfect place for the nostalgic heart. With a specialty cocktail list inspired from days-gone-by we guarantee drinks that won't weigh you down.

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14. Coral Gables: The Bar at The Biltmore Hotel

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1200 Anastasia Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 445-1926
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Sit beneath the eaves of the Biltmore Hotel with a classic cocktail in one hand and a cigar in the other, or just lounge inside and listen to the echoes of the baby grand among wood and marble interior.

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15. Kendall: Finka Table & Tap

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14690 SW 26th St, Miami, FL 33175
Miami, FL 33175
(305) 227-8818
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Those driving from Downtown or the Miami Beach may find Finka a little too far out of the way, but those in Kendall are just fine with that. Besides putting up some serious food, Finka puts out a mean signature cocktail list as well as few twists on the age-old classics.

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16. Coconut Grove: Lulu in the Grove

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3105 Commodore Plz
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 447-5858
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Lulu the "neighborfood" friendly eatery in the heart of the Grove, serves a fun and creative drink list featuring both brunch and signature cocktails.

1. North Miami Beach: The St. Regis Bal Harbour Bar & Sushi Lounge

9703 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL 33154

Delicately set between classic and contemporary the St. Regis Bar brings an air of sophistication to Miami Beach with a dedicated cocktail list geared towards any palate.

9703 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154

2. Mid Beach: The Broken Shaker

2727 Indian Creek Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Miami New Times

The Broken Shaker has been winning awards and accolades almost since its inception. With their innovative and ever-changing libations and punches there's a reason people keep talking about their cocktails.

2727 Indian Creek Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33140

3. Key Biscayne: Rumbar

455 Grand Bay Dr, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Ritz Carlton

Channeling circa 1940, Rumbar brings Old Havana to Key Biscayne. With an extensive list of over 85 varieties of rum coupled with live, Latin music each weekend you may just feel like you've been transported all the way to Cuba.

455 Grand Bay Dr
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

4. Downtown: Lilt Lounge

270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL 33131
Kimpton Hotels

Blues and jazz play live most nights at the Lilt Lounge. Specializing in rum and champagne cocktails, the round-about bar is set alongside the mouth of the Miami River with neck-craning views of water-front Downtown/Brickell.

270 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Miami, FL 33131

5. South Beach: Repour Cocktail Bar

1650 James Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Trip Advisor

Repour doesn't waste your time with classic cocktails you can get at a hundred different bars. Instead in your drink you'll find things like Bird Chile Syrup, Anchovy Paste, Red Wine Reduction and maybe even a Miso Spiced Rim. With a rotating cocktail list each month there's always an excuse to stubble back. That, and becoming the Drunken Spelling Bee champion. ( $10 says drunk-you can't spell Chateauneuf-du-Pape.)

1650 James Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

6. Brickell: RedBar

52 SW 10th St, Miami, FL 33130
Yelp

Every regular deserves a frequent buyer’s card. If you can get your hands on "The Hook Up" card at RedBar you'll be set for life, promising $4 beers and $8 premium drinks, "All day. Every day."

52 SW 10th St
Miami, FL 33130

7. Park West: The Corner

1035 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136
The Corner

At the intersection of NE 11th and North Miami Avenue you'll find the Corner bar. From the afternoon light to the dead of night, the Corner bar is the best place to get a no-frills, damn-good cocktail in Park West.

1035 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136

8. Edgewater: City Hall the Restaurant

2004 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33137

If you find yourself in Edgewater on a hot Miami afternoon may City Hall be your haven. Owner and Miami native, Steven Haas, has worked all across city so you know he can stir up a great cocktail.

2004 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137

9. Design District: Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

130 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137
Michael's Genuine

Longtime neighborhood favorite Michael's Genuine serves up their house cocktails and spirits mixed with homemade sodas alongside their award-wining American fare.

130 NE 40th St
Miami, FL 33137

10. Midtown: Prohibition Restaurant & Speakeasy

3404 N Miami Ave, Midtown, Miami, FL 33127

Priding themselves on mastering the classics, Prohibition specializes in Prohibition era cocktails within their Midtown restaurant and speakeasy.

3404 N Miami Ave, Midtown
Miami, FL 33127

11. Wynwood: Gramps

176 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127
Miami New Times

Thrown among the warehouses and art scenes just off NW 2nd, Gramps created a following looking for trendy, cool cocktails to go with their rough-cut, designer jeans. Whether you're looking to sit and chill all night or add another stop to your artsy pub crawl, Gramps is a perfect place to go in Wynwood.

176 NW 24th St
Miami, FL 33127

12. Upper East Side: Vagabond Hotel Pool Bar

7301 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33138

Alex Chang and the restaurant aren't the only good reasons to visit the Vagabond Hotel. Sitting pool side sipping on cocktails as bright as the sun and sky above can be just as relaxing as in a parlor.

7301 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138

13. Little Havana: Ball & Chain

1513 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135
Tasting Table

The historic Ball & Chain of Little Havana is the perfect place for the nostalgic heart. With a specialty cocktail list inspired from days-gone-by we guarantee drinks that won't weigh you down.

1513 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135

14. Coral Gables: The Bar at The Biltmore Hotel

1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Biltmore Hotel

Sit beneath the eaves of the Biltmore Hotel with a classic cocktail in one hand and a cigar in the other, or just lounge inside and listen to the echoes of the baby grand among wood and marble interior.

1200 Anastasia Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

15. Kendall: Finka Table & Tap

14690 SW 26th St, Miami, FL 33175, Miami, FL 33175
Finka

Those driving from Downtown or the Miami Beach may find Finka a little too far out of the way, but those in Kendall are just fine with that. Besides putting up some serious food, Finka puts out a mean signature cocktail list as well as few twists on the age-old classics.

14690 SW 26th St, Miami, FL 33175
Miami, FL 33175

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16. Coconut Grove: Lulu in the Grove

3105 Commodore Plz, Miami, FL 33133

Lulu the "neighborfood" friendly eatery in the heart of the Grove, serves a fun and creative drink list featuring both brunch and signature cocktails.

3105 Commodore Plz
Miami, FL 33133

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