Where To Enjoy Happy Hour With A View in Miami 2017

Kiki on the River

Kiki on the RiverPhoto Credit: CHAT CHOW

Start your weekend right and head to the Miami River for happy hour with unbeatable views as you sip on inventive libations and Greek bites while the sun sets. Every Friday, the hot spot offers complimentary Greek mezzes, a menu of delicious appetizers, Frosé and other cocktail specials. With their “Have a Kiki on Me” deal, guests can mingle with others by purchasing each other drinks—if you buy one for a friend, the bartender will send you one back on the house.

Artisan Beach House

Artisan Beach House Outdoor PatioPhoto Credit: Artisan Beach House

Chef Paula DaSilva and Seth Greenberg‘s eatery located at the stunning Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour resort is a must-try for great food in a beautiful atmosphere with waterfront views. And even better, their happy hour is hard to compete with—offered daily from 4-6 p.m., the spot features $6 light bites including specialties like the Charred Cauliflower with jalapeño tahini; Toast topped with Porchetta, romesco, and radish slaw; Smoked Fish Dip; and Truffle Duckfat Fries with aioli dipping sauce. Enjoy these with drink specials including well spirits for $10; draft and bottled beer for $5; and wines by the glass for $8. 

Pao by Paul Qui

Pao by Paul Qui Terrace
Pao by Paul Qui Terrace

Photo Credit: Faena Hotel

The renowned Asian dining destination at the Faena Hotel in Miami Beach recently launched its new happy hour programming throughout the summer called “Sundown Social Hour.” The ongoing happy hour takes place every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday on the restaurant’s oceanfront terrace from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sip on specially priced cocktails, beer and wine and snack on a menu of delectable small plates from the famed chef’s spot as you kick back and watch the sun set.

Rusty Pelican

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The breathtaking waterfront restaurant creates the perfect environment to relax and unwind after a crazy work day. Offering happy hour Monday-Friday from 4-7 p.m., indulge in half-priced bites and exclusive drink specials, like the $6 Rusty Slider or Clams a la Plancha, as well as the $8 Cucumber or Lychee Martini and $5 bottled beer, $6 liquor wells and $6 house wines.

Pawn Broker

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The hip rooftop bar at the Langford Hotel is one of the top destinations to wind down after a tiresome work week and kick off the weekend festivities with great drinks and company. Taking place Monday-Friday from 5-7 p.m., guests can enjoy live DJ beats and drink specials with panoramic views of downtown Miami. The bar is known for its inventive mixology, and you can sip on some of their greatest cocktails for just $7.