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Top 50 Places to Drink in Miami



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Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Drink is a list unlike any other “best of” out there. Sure, you’ll see your obvious local favorites on the list, but it’s also chock full of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path joints like Macondo Coffee Roaster tucked away in a shopping center in Doral. From fancy cocktails to grab n’ go spots — find them all in Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Drink in Miami.

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Topping this year’s best 50 list is Union Beer Store, a hybrid bar and bottle shop founded by husband and wife team, David and Cici Rodriguez. They are also former owners of the Miami Brew Bus. With extensive experience and passion, David and Cici bring their love for good brews and natural wines to Little Havana.

Pro tip: You’re going to want to make a note of these spots, so we made it easy for you. For great businesses at your fingertips, get the Top 50 to-go. Follow this collection on Yelp.

  1. Union Beer Store,  Little Havana 
Artwork by: Maja Wronska

What they’re known for: Brews and Natural Wines

Yelpers say: The perfect little craft beer spot for those yeast aficionados who take pride in a good brew. You’ll find the everyday beer alongside some rare bottles. The Miami beer scene has progressively taken a new approach to what beer is, how it’s sold, and most importantly the ambience it attracts. Some might consider it a bar but if you stroll the displays- it’s tough not to leave with a brew or two to add to your collection. – Alexa C.

  1. Florida Keys Brewing, Islamorada
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What they’re known for: Local brews with fruity and unique flavors. 

Yelpers Say: If you’re in Islamorada and only have time for 1 brewery .. stop here!! If you’re a beer lover. The beer here and the outside tropical patio are the best of Islamorada. There’s live music every day, and it’s really cool vibes here! For a brewery in the keys, this one has the best beer compared to local competition. – Stephanie S.

  1. Swizzle Rum Bar & Drinkery, Miami Beach
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What they’re known for: A speakeasy vibe in an intimate setting offering up sophisticated craft cocktails and a selection of more than 150 rums.

Yelpers Say: Swizzle was an unexpected delight in South Beach! We wanted a couple cocktails after dinner without bracing the partygoers. Swizzle was a bit tricky to find – ring the bell 5 times and get ready for a great mixology experience!

The service was fantastic. Our bartender really pushed us to trust and try something new, so if you’re not a rum fanatic, fear not! I went from the Japanese highball, which was pleasantly peppery, to the Newburgh Sour and WOW was it fantastic! Best drink I’ve had in awhile, it was so creative with a sprinkle of nutmeg to bring it all together. My boyfriend got the El Presidente even though he’s typically a tequila/mezcal guy and was similarly wowed... – Sam R.

  1. Vegan & Juice, Doral
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What they’re known for: Juices, smoothies and healthy bites.

Yelpers Say: Their juices are amazing, healthy and full of flavor! 

  1. Brewing Buddha Cafe & Arthouse, Miami

What they’re known for: The perfect blend of coffees, teas, and photographs that create a one-of-a-kind vibe.

Yelpers Say: What I love about Miami is all the coffee you can try! And this coffee shop is no different! They have such creative lattes! We tried the banana bread latte and let me tell you it felt like it took a bite out of the real thing. The cafe con leche nitro cold brew and wow it’s something I need in my life. Also the guava and cream cheese bagel is a must! – Melanie O.

  1. Suit Habana Cafe, Wynwood
  2. La Colada Gourmet, Miami
  3. La Fresa Francesa, Hialeah 
  4. Jaguar Sun, Downtown Miami
  5. Under the Mango Tree, Miami Beach
  6. Raw Juce, Aventura
  7. Our Grounds, Miami
  8. Bunbury, Miami
  9. SUNDAY coffee & conscious eatery, Miami
  10. Pho Tastic, Miami
  11. Mr Baguette, Doral
  12. The Salty Donut, Wynwood
  13. Aguacate Sanctuary of Love, Miami
  14. OMAKAI sushi, Wynwood
  15. Havana Vieja, Miami Beach
  16. Petralunga, Miami
  17. Walt Grace Vintage, Wynwood
  18. Vacillate Wine and Beer Bar, Miami
  19. Madruga Bakery, Coral Gables
  20. Magic City Perks, Miami
  21. House of Per’La, Coral Gables
  22. Blond Giraffe Key Lime Pie Factory, Tavernier
  23. Lagniappe, Wynwood
  24. XO Espresso Bar, Miami Beach
  25.  Macondo Coffee Roaster, Doral
  26. Reunion Ktchn Bar, Aventura
  27. Strange Beast, Miami
  28. Miu’s Tea, Miami
  29. SpecialTEA Lounge, Miami
  30. Focal Brewing Company, Miami
  31. Spanish Marie Brewery, Miami
  32. TeaJito, Miami
  33. Tostada Cafe, Miami
  34. MO Bar + Lounge, Miami
  35. Veza Sur Brewing Co., Wynwood
  36. The Sylvester, Midtown Miami
  37. MyRoots Juice Bar & Kitchen, Miami
  38.  Smartbean Coffee House, Hialeah
  39. MSMR Restaurant & Karaoke, Miami Lakes
  40. The Doral Yard, Doral
  41. Spanglish Craft Cocktail Bar + Kitchen, Wynwood
  42. Juice & coffee bar, Miami Beach
  43. Café Prima Pasta, Miami Beach
  44. Tea & Poets, South Beach
  45. Tripping Animals Brewing, Doral

Methodology :

Top Places to Drink in Miami

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Top Places to Drink in the Miami area according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the coffee & tea, cideries, bubble tea, brewpubs, breweries, beer, wine & spirits, meaderies, kombucha, juice bars & smoothies, tea rooms, wineries, bars, beer gardens, coffee shops, beer hall, wine tasting rooms, and distilleries category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. This list looked at businesses in and around Miami. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of July 06, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of July 6, 2022.

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