Sports are constantly bringing people together. From college tailgates to the famed World Cup, there is nothing better than cheering for your favorite team, beer in hand, surrounded by your all-time besties. Whether you are soccer, basketball or even golf fan finding a good place that has affordable drinks, food and most importantly, a well-positioned high-resolution TV, is vital for your favorite upcoming playoffs. Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled the top 5 best places to watch sports in the Downtown and Brickell area. Let’s dive right in.
No matter the time or day, Batch is always a full house. This is probably because it is much more than just a sports bar, it is also a relaxing lounge and restaurant, making it the perfect place to be for soccer games, boxing matches, and football showdowns. Cheer on your favorite sports team as you enjoy Batch’s famous burgers and truffle fries. Batch also hosts a happy hour Monday through Friday from 5 to 8 PM, ladies night on Friday and bottomless mimosa brunch on weekends.
30 SW 12th
A new addition to Brickell this year, Stone Sports Bar at CMX Cinemas in Brickell City Center offers a VIP alternative to the traditional sports bar. It boasts the largest indoor LED screen in Florida, plus cutting-edge audiovisual technology so you can watch your favorite teams compete. The menu includes unique cocktails, entrees and snacks served for lunch, brunch and dinner.
701 South Miami Avenue
3. Black Market
As their own mantra says, this is a sports bar for Miamians by Miamians. Here, depending on your crowd and the popularity of the sports event, you can choose from luxurious seating to old-school stools at the bar. You can also request a private area for large groups who are looking to reserve a more intimate setting for their favorite sporting event. Head over to Black Market for weekly happy hours, game day specials and a rotation of special DJs on weekend nights.
168 SE 1st St, Miami, FL 33131
This is your go-to sports bar for good food, drinks and views. With a waterfront location, American Social offers you not only a great laid-back environment to watch a game but for those who are not die-hard sports fans, there are plenty of other things to do other than watch the scoreboard. Head over there to enjoy their delicious black truffle garlic fries and $5 burgers on Mondays.
690 SW 1st Ct, Miami, FL 33130
Fado is not just your typical Irish pub. With great staff taking your order everywhere you turn, this pub is a great place to meet for happy hour drinks or to watch a rugby game. Unlike most bars, its vast space has many intimate nooks and hidden tables. They also have outdoor seating, which can be nice on those few days of “winter” here in Miami. There’s also plenty of TVs stationed around the bar, so you won’t miss any of your favorite team’s actions.
900 S. Miami Ave
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