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Best Bars in Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove! Yes, it's referenced in Meet the Fockers and yes it's got a fun tropical name. It's the primary nightlife neighborhood for students at the University of Miami and there is lots to do. The pandemic wasn't very pleasant to Coconut Grove, but here is a list of the best bars!

NOTE: This list does not include venues which are primarily known for being a lounge or a club.

Happy Wine in the Grove

  • Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

  • Address: 2833 Bird Avenue, Miami, FL 33133

  • $$$

  • What's unique? The of the bar and tables.

  • What's great? The wine selection.

  • What's not great? No comment!

  • Tip: They were first a wine store, so be sure to do some shopping before you leave.

Glass & Vine

  • Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

  • Address: 2820 McFarlane Road, Miami, FL 33133

  • $$$

  • What's unique? The outdoor patio feels like a forest. At night it's lit up beautifully!

  • What's great? The atmosphere and brunch vibes.

  • What's not great? The west side of the restaurant is relatively close to a homeless hangout! They're nice though.

  • Tip: Make a reservation!

The Taurus

  • Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

  • Address: 3540 Main Highway, Miami, FL 33133

  • $$

  • What's unique? A whiskey bar with karaoke and outdoor seating? YES.

  • What's great? A very large selection of bourbon and whiskey!

  • What's not great? Nothing.

  • Tip: Get an Old Fashioned

Sandbar Grill

  • Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

  • Address: 3064 Grand Avenue, Miami, FL 33133

  • $

  • What's unique? A dive bar experience with TVs and a few bar games.

  • What's great? The party environment.

  • What's not great? The "cleanliness" and beer selection

  • Tip: Go here with a group of friends at the end of the night. It's not the right place to begin.


  • Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

  • Address: 3190 Commodore Plaza, Miami, FL 33133

  • $$

  • What's unique? Some of the best burgers and beer in Miami.

  • What's great? The beer selection is solid.

  • What's not great? Not much. It's clean for a dive bar.

  • Tip: Try their "Not LoKal" beer menu, it's very unique.

Monty's Raw Bar

  • Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

  • Address: 2550 S Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33133

  • $$

  • What's unique? Seafood and cocktails on the water!

  • What's great? The night time views and the outdoor bar.

  • What's not great? The vibe can be excessive sometimes.

  • Tip: It's a very big space, so you shouldn't need reservations, but it can't hurt to make one.

Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill

  • Neighborhood: Coconut Grove

  • Address: 2721 Bird Avenue, Miami, FL 33133

  • $$

  • What's unique? An Irish Bar... in Miami? Yea that's unique.

  • What's great? The food and drink specials.

  • What's not great? Not much.

  • Tip: Plan in advance, it gets busy and very crowded.


Hey! I'm Jordan, a native New Yorker who is addicted to adventure travel, photography, content creation, investing, and fitness. Read on, enjoy, and Never Run Out of First Times!