Avoid the crowds on Ocean Drive and head to Purdy's, an off-the-beaten-path location with a loyal following. If the scene grows old or if you are simply not in the mood for the nocturnal fray, Purdy's offers just the antidote. The lounge has an...  Read More



Set in the heart of the Art Deco District, just across from the Versace Mansion, this sexy hotel recreates the timeless look and feel of 1930s Paris. Stylish and confident, Hotel Victor offers several unique spaces for whiling away your time....  Read More

Upper East Side


Offering an extensive variety of rock and other live bands, this British-run pub is a long-term favorite of the local Indie crowd. It's a popular spot for heavy metal and punk rock, but jazz and acoustic shows are also held weekly. Sports fans...  Read More

Mac's Club Deuce


Mac's is fondly known as South Beach's premier dive bar. Barflies, trendy types, and drag queens mix and mingle at this simple nightspot, where rock and roll on the jukebox provides the only entertainment – other than people-watching, which is...  Read More

Rose Bar
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Incomparable people-watching is a mainstay at the Rose Bar where, appropriately enough, pink-tinted lighting lets guests view each other through the proverbial rose-colored glasses. This unique touch flatters the appearance-conscious clientele...  Read More



Come early and stay late at Gameworks, a leisure venue where the whole family will be entertained for hours on end. Fun restaurants, stylish bars, all of the latest video games, interactive attractions and much more. Try the Vertical Reality –...  Read More

Pure Verde Lounge


This pleasant lounge overlooking the water is a great place to meet friends or business associates for a drink and some conversation. The special TV reserved for big games – that means Miami Dolphins games – has a screen that measures a whopping 72 inches.



This vast multilevel complex features indoor and outdoor bars, a thumping dance floor, great live shows and spacious, comfortable areas that offer ample space for mixing, mingling and relaxing. You will find both locals and tourists packing the...  Read More

Scully's Tavern


This relaxed neighborhood tavern offers lots of fun and great deals that make it a hit among a diverse range of locals. Perhaps the biggest draw is the live music that is featured on weekends. Top rock and alternative bands from around the...  Read More

Skybar Miami Beach
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Skybar's glamorous, welcoming spaces act as a magnet for the unabashedly chic and famous. From the gorgeous, dramatic Redroom, activity spills out the back door, into a lush garden, then to a poolside lounge, and finally to the beach itself....  Read More