Miami’s nightlife scene is always hopping – but not only in Miami Beach. Downtown Miami, Brickell and the Design District are growing tremendously, and will soon rival even South Beach. Check out these bars - some casual and some more upscale - that are among the best Downtown. Here are my Top Picks, in alphabetical order.
More of Miami's Best Bars:
An upscale choice at The Four Seasons Hotel, this pool-side bar serves tropical drinks and light snacks.
Bahia Bar Address & Phone:
1435 Brickell Ave., in The Four Seasons, 305-358-3535
This funky indoor/outdoor lounge serves delicious food and cocktails, don’t miss the Friday Happy Hour.
Grass Lounge Address & Phone:
28 N.E. 40 Street, 305-573-3355
This upscale choice, located at the gorgeous Mandarin Oriental Hotel, serves over 200 varieties of Martinis.
M-Bar Address & Phone:
500 Brickell Key Drive, in the Mandarin Oriental, 305-913-8288
Miami’s oldest and most famous bar attracts people from all walks of life with its drinks, food, and nightly live music.
Tobacco Road Address & Phone:
626 South Miami Ave., 305-374-1198
An enormous bar with laid-back people, comfy couches, pool tables and board games, and live music.
Transit Lounge Address & Phone:
729 S.W. 1st Ave., 305-377-4628