As NFL season kicks off, bars across Miami will be filling up and offering specials to their sports-savvy patrons. Choose one of these five sports bars for an upscale and festive spot to watch all your favorite teams (ahem, go Dolphins!) all season long.
1 Burger & Beer Joint
Burger & Beer Joint is popular for just that: ice-cold beer and quality burgers. Also on the menu are sweet potato fries (a must-try), ahi steak and foie gras burgers. B&B a casual atmosphere perfect for die-hard fans or the even the fair-weather variety, no matter what sport is in season.
Brickell and South Beach locations
2 Oasis Beach Club Pool Bar at the Mandarin Oriental
For the ultimate in upscale sports bars, visit the poolside bar at the Mandarin Oriental. Enjoy customized drinks (last year they had the Miami Heat Margarita) with fellow fans. The bar menu is just as creative and delicious as the drink options are.
500 Brickell Key Drive
3 The Clevelander Hotel
30 flat-screen HD TVs and an extensive bar turn The Clevelander Hotel into the quintessential sports bar. Hit this rowdy bar scene to socialize and meet people while you watch your team this season.
1020 Ocean Drive
4 Morton’s Steakhouse
Morton’s has become an upscale sports bar staple for Miami locals and many times features special menus or viewing parties depending on games. The popular steakhouse has multiple locations across Miami, so find one in your neighborhood to enjoy your team’s next game in.
5 Yard House
Yard House attracts patrons with its multiple flat-screen TVs and its extensive collection of draft beers (150 to be exact). It doesn’t hurt that the restaurant and bar also has a pretty extensive menu with happy hour specials on both food and drinks. Go team Yard House.
320 San Lorenzo Avenue