Award-winning sushi restaurant, Uchi, one of Austin’s best-known and most prolific sushi restaurants, which was started in 2003 by James Beard Award winning Chef Tyson Cole, has officially come to Miami. Chef Cole’s signature, non-traditional take on Japanese cuisine, has delighted guests from across the country and around the world and is now doing so in Miami’s Wynwood district. Uchi strikes a delicate balance between elevated food and impeccable service alongside a welcoming and homey atmosphere. The restaurant’s menu consists of hot and cool tastings, sushi and sashimi, makimono, yakimono, tempura, and changing omakase based on seasonal items.
The Deal: Uchi’s cult favorite daily happy hour takes place from 5-6:30 p.m. where guests can enjoy 50% off all sparkling wine & champagne, as well as special pricing on cocktails, beer, wine and some of Uchi’s most popular dishes. Drink specials include $7 cocktails including the Uchi G&T made with Roku Gin, Yuzu Cordial and tonic; Shiso Highball made with Maker’s Mark, shiso, mint and sparkling water; and Awa Awa made with sparkling wine, Aperol, mandarin and soda; as well as Sapporo beer ($4), and wines by the glass Attems Pinot Grigio, 2018 Alto Adige ($6) and Beck ‘Classic’ Zweigelt, 2018 Burgenland ($7). Happy Hour guests can pair some of their favorite Uchi dishes with a drink (or two) as well as try some new bites, all available as special prices, including Oysters ($2.50), lemongrass, coconut and fingerlime; Hama Chili ($9), yellowtail, ponzu, Thai chili and orange; Chicken Yakitori ($7.50), chicken thigh, sweet chili, negi and kimchi; Yokai Berry ($8), salmon, Asian pear, kale and blueberry; Sake Nigiri ($5), Atlantic salmon, tamari and ginger; Wagyu ($10), beef tartare, yolk custard; and Jasmine Cream ($7), cilantro granita, pineapple and honey tuile. The happy hour menu is available here.
Address: 252 NW 25th St. Miami, FL 33127
Southeast Asian flavors meet the distinctive techniques of American barbecue at EST. 33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen. Located on the fourth floor of Brickell City Centre, with an expansive outdoor patio overlooking the mall’s atrium and bar, guests can enjoy open air dining with a refreshing beer brewed onsite, celebrating time-honored Thai traditions and the tropical influences of Miami, or a signature cocktail during happy hour.
The Deal: Guests can imbibe during the week at EST. 33’s new happy hour, Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and enjoy $5 house craft brews including the 33 Pale Ale, Legend Lager and Aromatic Snowy; $10 signature cocktails like the Slingshot, 33 Golden Rushes and Shisho Lit; $8 house spirits and $6 wines by the glass. Menu favorites are also available at happy hour prices including the Spiced Crispy Wings ($10), Mushroom Spring Rolls ($7), Beef Skewers ($9) and Chicken Thigh Satay ($9).
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co., opened its first pop up, Sweet Beach, in the backyard of Shelborne South Beach. Sweet Beach offers guests world-class cocktails and locally-inspired delicious dishes, within the Shelborne South Beach’s Oasis Garden. Great cocktails, amazing food, and an incredible atmosphere, what else could one ask for?
The Deal: From 4- 7 p.m. daily, Sweet beach offers two lobster roll sliders with steamed lobster, celery lemon and tarragon aioli and potato rolls for $9 and neon daiquiris for $9.
Cafe Prima Pasta, a family-owned restaurant that successfully blends the flavorful traditions of Italian cooking with the Italian heritage and gastronomic influences of the Cea family, celebrates 28 years open this year. The Italian dining destination has been visited by locals and celebrities alike, whose photos are framed and hung throughout the cozy restaurant. Guests can enjoy a special happy hour menu daily inside or al fresco on the patio with offerings ranging from appetizers and indulgent pasta dishes to entrees and sweet desserts, as well as a delicious drink selection.
The Deal: Guests can enjoy a super happy hour at Cafe Prima Pasta every day from 4-6 p.m. Included in the happy hour are appetizers such as the Fried Calamari ($12.98), Meatball Parmigiana ($11.98) and Prima Salad ($6.98); pasta and entrees including Fiocchi Rapera ($14.98), Black Linguini Seafood ($16.98), Eggplant Parmigiana ($16.98), and Skirt Steak with Truffle Fries ($18.98). To end the meal, guests can enjoy a delicious Tiramisu ($6.98) or a slice of Cheesecake ($6.98). The drink menu features house wines by the glass ($6.98) and bottles ($18.98), as well as Red and White Sangria ($7.98/glass and $19.98/bottle), Peroni Beer ($4.98) and Bellini ($5.98). Specialty cocktails such as Cafe Prima Pasta’s signature Prima Martini, Lychee Martini, Cosmopolitan, Mojitos, Moscow Mules and Aperol Spritz are all $9.98. Cafe Prima Pasta’s super happy hour menu is available here.
Located next to the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort, Beach Bar @ Newport Pier features a blend of American classics, fresh seafood, made-to-order sushi and hand-crafted cocktails. As Dade County’s only pier restaurant, Beach Bar offers a full-service bar and lounge paired with stunning waterfront views of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Deal: Stop by Beach Bar at Newport pier every Monday-Friday from 3-6 p.m. to enjoy 50% off all draft beer, house wines and single liquor cocktails.
Diya Sunset Harbour, the traditionally modern vegetarian restaurant, is the perfect destination for those looking to indulge while staying healthy. The eatery’s handcrafted menu boasts dishes rich in immune-boosting antioxidants, prebiotics and anti-inflammatory ingredients prepared by Chef Vidya Maharaj, who is an epidemiologist by day and Executive Chef by night. The restaurant recently rolled out a new cocktail menu featuring immunity boosting cocktails like The Vaccine made with organic turmeric that is sourced locally, house made ginger syrup and peach scotch. Known for making all of their tonics in-house, Diya’s mixologist and chemist team are constantly trying and testing new syrups and juice blends to mix innovative and exciting new cocktails like their new beet root lemonade. Guests can also come in and ask what new cocktail the team is currently testing out to see if they can get a sample, even during happy hour.
The Deal: Locals and visitors alike can indulge in Happy Hour at Diya from 12 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays through Sundays, and enjoy a special menu that features $5 Draft Beers; Kallan Vitners Boutique Wines by the glass for $8 and bottles for $28; and $8 cocktails including the Peach Thyme and Miami Monsoon. Vegetarian $8 bites on offer include the Gobi Manchurian, crispy cauliflower, fried and marinated in spices; Vegetable Samosa, vegetable stuffed crispy pastry; Chana Taco, curried chickpeas in a warm soft flatbread; Aloo Bravas, fried potato cubes in a smokes potato aioli; and Curry Chana Quinoa Salad, chickpea salad served with mixed greens. Diya’s signature Bahn Mi Indo-Bowl is also available during happy hour for $10.
Address: 1766 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Villa Azur has consistently offered patrons a unique experience in the heart of South Beach that combines dining, entertainment, music, and art into one distinct space. The restaurant has a chic, festive atmosphere that incorporates the feeling of the lively vibe of La Côte d’Azur. It serves avant-garde French-Mediterranean fare with an international twist. This Miami Beach hidden gem with an enchanting open air courtyard, recently celebrated its 9th anniversary this March and the 8th anniversary of their popular Thursday Night Dinner soiree last December. Enjoy a little holiday in the middle of the week with Wine Down Wednesday at Villa Azur!
The Deal: At Villa Azur, enjoy 50% off on exclusive wine & champagne sommelier selection paired with half of a dozen oysters.
Miami’s Vice is a mixology concept that reminisces back on Miami Beach’s past, specifically in the 1970s and 1980s. As you relax on the tropical-inspired bar stools and lounge seating, and take in the decor from popular tv shows filmed in Miami beach from back in the day, you’ll take a journey through the olden South Beach. The price points will most definitely take you back in time too!
The Deal: During happy hour from 3-7 p.m., Miami’s Vice offers $7 cocktails, along with $5 wines and $3 beers.
The Drawing Room is a 1940’s hotel lobby lounge. It is the perfect place to order apothecary-inspired cocktails and delicious dishes. The Drawing Room is located inside the Shelborne hotel, which is known for its iconic Art Deco details with a playful modern touch throughout.
The Deal: The Drawing Room at The Shelborne offers 50% off cocktails everyday from 9 p.m. to close.
Verde, located in Pérez Art Museum Miami with sweeping views of Biscayne Bay, is a modern, casual restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. The menu is locally inspired, featuring dishes prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Handcrafted specialty cocktails and a select list of food friendly wines complement the creative cuisine.
The Deal: At Verde on Thursdays, enjoy $5 drinks after 5 p.m. including mojitos, old fashioneds and margaritas. The restaurant located at PAMM also offers $6 beers, $7 wine and $8 cocktails.
Address: 1103 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL, 33132
Shooter’s Waterfront features a fresh, coastal-inspired menu in an al fresco dockside dining space featuring three artfully designed cocktail bars and chic outdoor lounge paired with spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Deal: The restaurant offers 50% off all cocktails, beer, and wine served by the glass and small bites Monday through Friday from 4 -7 p.m. Take in the ocean’s breeze and watch the sunset while sipping on a Dockside Margarita ($6) or a Strawberry Coconut Lemonade ($6) for a full South Florida experience.
At Casa Sensei, Fort Lauderdale’s signature Pan-Asian, Latin-Fusion waterfront restaurant, guests can enjoy a menu that puts a unique twist on authentic Asain cuisine. A culturally immersive experience that combines Pan-Asain flavors with the dynamic culinary traditions of Latin America, Casa Sensei offers guests an unforgettable dining experience thanks to the innovative menu, impeccable presentation, and spectacular views with waterfront dining overlooking the Himmarshee Canal.
The Deal: Casa Sensei’s happy hour offers guests half off all House Spirits, Wine, and Beer Monday to Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the inside bar area.
An innovative new cocktail lounge in Fort Lauderdale – Whiskey Neat is the brainchild of the Old School Hospitality restaurant group, who envisioned a place to relax, sample some of the finer things in life, while listening to great music – a neighborhood cocktail lounge. Whiskey Neat offers over 230 varieties of whiskey served any way you’d like, although they prefer to pour it straight into a glass and serve it up “neat.” If straight whiskey is not your thing, Whiskey Neat offers its patrons a full cocktail list, over sixty varieties of high-end wine, locally crafted brews alongside a few old school favorites, and complimentary tapas with each round of drinks.
The Deal: Whiskey Neat offers 50% off premium well spirits, beer and wines by the glass, Monday- Friday from 5-7 p.m.