The NBA Finals are on the line for the Miami Heat as they head back to Boston for a pivotal Game 6 on Friday. Miami is down 3-2 in these Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics after both teams have alternated victories throughout the first four games. But the series is not over.
For fans looking to cheer on their favorite team with a crowd, there are tons of sports bars televising the game that Miami has to offer. Here are just 7 our favorite destinations for a prime game-watching experience.
1. CMX Stone Sports Bar, Brickell
Go big or go home at this prime Brickell City Centre location housing the largest indoor LED screen in Florida. Since it is located next to a movie theater, whether you catch a screening before or after the game, you’re sure to have the best seat in the house to watch the Heat battle it out. Enjoy gourmet food options, a full menu of signature handcrafted cocktails, and an extensive list of wine and beer.
Find CMX Stone at 701 S Miami Ave Suite 401.
2. Duffy’s, Multiple locations
With more than 80 TV screens per location in Kendall and North Miami Beach, take in all the action at this Florida staple. Boasting one of the best wings and burgers in Miami and offering two-for-one drink specials during games, you’re sure to have a great time no matter the outcome of the game.
Find Duffy’s at 8575 SW 124th Ave and 3969 NE 163rd St.
3. Sandbar Sports Grill, Coconut Grove
This beachy Coconut Grove spot is home to five pound burritos, world-famous fish tacos and 40 great beers on tap. Whether you catch a seat indoors or in their patio, Sandbar also features 30 screens and four large video walls televising the game. Monday through Friday happy hour from 3-7 p.m. offers half-priced drinks.
Find Sandbar Sports Grill at 3064 Grand Ave.
4. Grails Miami, Wynwood
There is no sneakerhead culture without basketball which is why this one-of-a-kind sports bar housing over 70 TVs is perfect for the heart and “sole” of every Heat fan. Decked with sneakers on display indoors and outdoors, grab a bite in their lounge or their patio covered in colorful murals, and drink from their creative cocktail list, served in a ceramic Air Jordan sneaker you can take home with you. Happy hour specials from 4-7 p.m. include some $8 food and drinks, Monday through Friday.
Find Grails at 2800 N Miami Ave.
5. American Social, Brickell
This is Miami after all, so watching Game 6 on the water should be an option. American Social’s dozens of TVs on one side will have you catching the action and soaking in the sights of the historic Miami River on the other. Take advantage of their happy hour Monday through Friday from 4-7 p.m. and their impressive menu of American classics like signature burgers, wings and on-tap beer.
Find American Social at 690 SW 1st Ct.
6. Clevelander, South Beach
If you’re looking to enjoy the postseason game with a side of party on Ocean Drive, then this is the ideal venue. Adjacent to their swimming pool and patio, lit up in neon and full of live DJs and dancers, is their Game On Sports Bar. There are all kinds of monitors screening the game, but their 20-foot LED screen is sure to stick out. To show their support for the Miami Heat, The Clevelander is offering $25 beer bucket specials.
Find The Clevelander South Beach at 1020 Ocean Dr.
7. Black Market Miami, Multiple locations
Support your team from one of Black Market’s two locations, Downtown Miami or Bayside Marketplace, and enjoy 2-for-1 drink deals Monday through Friday from 3-7 p.m. in addition to a menu full of burgers, tacos, salads and more. Notably known for its theming around the nostalgia of ’80s Miami, reminisce about the city’s sports past and present while witnessing the Heat battle it out on one 40 TVs.
Find Black Market at 168 SE 1st St and 401 Biscayne Blvd Unit 225-N.