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Top 10 Nightlife Spots While Visiting Miami, Florida

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Miami, Florida is well-known for its vibrant nightlife scene – especially nightclubs! If you’re interested in what some of the popular spots in this city are, look no further. From hit clubs to unique night-time adventures, here are the top 10 things to do in the Miami nightlife scene. 

Top 10 Nightlife Spots In Miami, Florida

1. LIV

No list talking about nightlife in Miami would be complete without mentioning this popular nightclub. Located in Miami Beach, LIV is one of the most famous nightclubs in the area. It is currently open and operating. Lines can be long and entry somewhat difficult due to the club’s popularity – buying a ticket for a specific event is one tip that may help ensure you get in! 


2. Club Space

Another well-known nightclub in Miami, Club Space is typically less expensive than LIV and a great option for those looking for a dance club. This is a fantastic choice for people looking for a large, lively, and unforgettable nightclub! The club also typically stays open very late – sometimes even until dawn, so it is a great option for those looking to really be out all night.

Club Space

3. Night Kayaking

Here’s a unique option for the more adventurous readers! Experience the Miami coast in a totally out-of-the-box way with a nighttime kayaking trip! Tours such as NEON NIGHT offer nighttime kayaking led by a tour guide for maximum safety in addition to fun. 

Night Kayaking

4. E11even

E11even has been considered one of the best nightclubs in Miami and has even won various national top 10 awards. The club is part classic nightclub environment, part entertainment venue. As such, it features live entertainment such as burlesque dancers and trapeze artists. 


5. Basement

This unique club is smaller than some of the others on this list but still more than worth checking out! Basement is part night club, part bowling alley, and part ice skating rink! After a period of partial closure, this club is open and accepting visitors, though reservations are required for the bowling alley.


6. Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Part taco truck, part cocktail bar, this is another unique Miami gem! Head over to South Beach to check this spot out for yourself. Whether you’re just wanting to grab a bite to eat at night, or you want to check out the bar, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila South Beach is sure to make for a memorable stop. 

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

7. El Tucan

El Tucan is a cocktail bar/restaurant featuring jungle-themed decor. In addition to great drinks and a memorable atmosphere, the venue also features frequent live entertainment, making this a great all-in-one option! Reservations are currently required and can be made online. The restaurant does have some COVID-19 precautions in place – guests will be required to undergo a temperature check on the way in, and masks are required until reaching their table.

El Tucan

8. Las Rosas

Those looking for a more laid-back, local option may want to check out Las Rosas! Part bar, part music venue, Las Rosas frequently features local rock bands. This makes it a great way to experience the less-touristy side of Miami on your night out! 

Las Rosas

9. Gramps

This Miami bar is well-loved for both its drinks and overall atmosphere. You can look forward to enjoying some live entertainment – often local bands or comedians – alongside your drinks. The bar offers cocktails as well as craft beer. Gramps is currently open at half capacity with outdoor seating and generally stays open to at least after midnight each night.


10. Time Out Market Miami 

This food court is the perfect choice for grabbing a quick, spontaneous bite to eat in the evening or before hitting the clubs! Offering a wide variety of eateries, you'll be able to find something delicious regardless of your preference for food. Some specific recommendations: check out Kush for all-American food such as burgers, grab some pizza at Square Pie City, or enjoy some Vietnamese cuisine at Pho Mo.

Time Out Market

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