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Miami's Best Cheap Bar Eats

Because you need something to soak up all that booze

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While food may not be the obvious reason why you head to your favorite watering hole, it sure is a nice added bonus — especially after you've had a few. So in honor of Cheap Eats Week, we've rounded up 10 of the best of the inexpensive bar snack in Miami, so you can enjoy that crafted beer and still be able to eat after without hurting your wallet.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Ball & Chain

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1513 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 643-7820
With an $8 tapas menu you can get anything from fish tacos, roasted corn to the untraditional yet kinda traditional Cuban “spring roll." Pair that with an “Calle Ocho Fashioned," trust us. Besides the cheap yet awesome bar food, the bartenders there are extremely friendly, feel free to chat it up with them while waiting for your bar snacks.

2. Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

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1220 16th St
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 704-2145
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For under $4 you can find a variety of “Tacos De Las Casa," a cheap and delicious way to eat at one of South Beach’s bars. You might be confused when you get there seeing as though it looks like just a taco shop, but don’t be shy, open that door and walk into a huge bar and lounge after you finish that taco.

3. Prime 112

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101 Ocean Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 938-4600
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You might be really skeptical that Prime would be on our list for best cheap bar snacks, but I have two words for you: free bacon. Yeah you read that correctly, head up to their classy bar while you wait for your dinner reservation and go wild with their gigantic glasses full of free bacon.

4. Sidebar

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337 SW 8th At
Miami, FL
Towards the end of Calle Ocho you will find one of Miami’s hot spot for drinking. With live music and cheap drinks, it’s always a fun time. What only makes it better is Side Bars hot dog and burger stand outside where you can satisfy those munchies for cheap.

5. The Local Craft Food and Drink

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150 Giralda Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 648-5697
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Cheap can be a relative term. But for us, sometimes anything under $10 in Miami is “cheap”. One of the good bar snacks classics is found here in the heart of Coral Gables, BBQ spiced beef jerky. Pair that with one of their refreshing cold, nice beers and you have quit a nice happy hour going.

6. Wood Tavern

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2531 NW 2nd Ave
Wynwood, FL 33127
(305) 748-2828
Its always a good time at Wood, but make no mistake and stop by on a Tuesday for free tacos and 50% off drinks. I know, it’s hard to believe that anyone would give away tacos for free, but it happens here.

7. Doraku Sushi

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1104 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 695-8383
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This Asian eatery offers not one but two happy hours daily — lunch time and from 5 to 7 p.m. — with things $3 sushi rolls, $5 tuna tataki.

8. Pizza Bar South Beach

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1627 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 672-6880
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Part bar, part pizzeria, you can score a slice of thin crust pizza for under $7 that can easily feed three people.

9. The Corner

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1035 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 961-7887
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This bar features a tiny kitchen where some killer food is made. Pick up a grilled cheese for under $6 or some deconstructed deviled eggs for just $5.

10. Tongue & Cheek

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431 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 704-2900
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This South Beach spot has uped the ante for happy hour. From 4 p.m. to close it offers its signature beef cheek sliders for just $2, a plethora of bar snacks for $8, and its signature "family meal" for $10.

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1. Ball & Chain

1513 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135
With an $8 tapas menu you can get anything from fish tacos, roasted corn to the untraditional yet kinda traditional Cuban “spring roll." Pair that with an “Calle Ocho Fashioned," trust us. Besides the cheap yet awesome bar food, the bartenders there are extremely friendly, feel free to chat it up with them while waiting for your bar snacks.
1513 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135

2. Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

1220 16th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
For under $4 you can find a variety of “Tacos De Las Casa," a cheap and delicious way to eat at one of South Beach’s bars. You might be confused when you get there seeing as though it looks like just a taco shop, but don’t be shy, open that door and walk into a huge bar and lounge after you finish that taco.
1220 16th St
Miami Beach, FL 33139

3. Prime 112

101 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
You might be really skeptical that Prime would be on our list for best cheap bar snacks, but I have two words for you: free bacon. Yeah you read that correctly, head up to their classy bar while you wait for your dinner reservation and go wild with their gigantic glasses full of free bacon.
101 Ocean Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139

4. Sidebar

337 SW 8th At, Miami, FL
Towards the end of Calle Ocho you will find one of Miami’s hot spot for drinking. With live music and cheap drinks, it’s always a fun time. What only makes it better is Side Bars hot dog and burger stand outside where you can satisfy those munchies for cheap.
337 SW 8th At
Miami, FL

5. The Local Craft Food and Drink

150 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Cheap can be a relative term. But for us, sometimes anything under $10 in Miami is “cheap”. One of the good bar snacks classics is found here in the heart of Coral Gables, BBQ spiced beef jerky. Pair that with one of their refreshing cold, nice beers and you have quit a nice happy hour going.
150 Giralda Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

6. Wood Tavern

2531 NW 2nd Ave, Wynwood, FL 33127
Its always a good time at Wood, but make no mistake and stop by on a Tuesday for free tacos and 50% off drinks. I know, it’s hard to believe that anyone would give away tacos for free, but it happens here.
2531 NW 2nd Ave
Wynwood, FL 33127

7. Doraku Sushi

1104 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
This Asian eatery offers not one but two happy hours daily — lunch time and from 5 to 7 p.m. — with things $3 sushi rolls, $5 tuna tataki.
1104 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139

8. Pizza Bar South Beach

1627 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Part bar, part pizzeria, you can score a slice of thin crust pizza for under $7 that can easily feed three people.
1627 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

9. The Corner

1035 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136
This bar features a tiny kitchen where some killer food is made. Pick up a grilled cheese for under $6 or some deconstructed deviled eggs for just $5.
1035 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136

10. Tongue & Cheek

431 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
This South Beach spot has uped the ante for happy hour. From 4 p.m. to close it offers its signature beef cheek sliders for just $2, a plethora of bar snacks for $8, and its signature "family meal" for $10.
431 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

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