The most anticipated season of the year has arrived and we’re ready for all the football action! While you can catch Dolphins games at the Hard Rock Stadium here at home, who doesn’t love a good excuse to wear team colors and indulge in hot wings and ice-cold beers? Here are the perfect spots for your game day experience, many of which offer more than just games on their screens. We’re talking special deals, unmatched vibes, drinks beyond just beer and delectable bites! Check them out:
Grab your friends, gear up in your favorite Dolphins apparel and revel in football camaraderie and incredible flavors at Batch. Flat screens are secured at every inch of the bar, so you’ll never miss a play and game day specials include 5-for-$30 bucket deals and $5 Bud Light drafts. A $7 ’til 7 happy hour runs Mon-Fri, from 4 to 7 p.m., with $7 well drinks and bites like succulent pork belly potstickers and Buffalo chicken nachos to keep you fueled while watching.
📍 30 SW 12th St, Miami, FL 33130
Calling all Dolfans! Biscayne Bay Brewing is the ideal place to be for any sports game, but especially football. The Miami-based brewer serves up about a dozen beers on tap from its wrap-around bar and there are just as many TVs for the ultimate watch party. During games, there are $6 beers and new game day bites to complement the brews.
📍 100 NE 1st Ave Third Floor, Miami, FL 33132
Have you been to Dolphin Mall lately? It’s looking quite different with the addition of Vivo!’s Sports & Social — a game-watching haven that goes all out on game days. Enjoy three bars, nostalgic arcade games and an impressive 50-foot LED screen that allows for simultaneous viewing. Game days often bring out live DJs, fan-cams, competitions and more to the venue. And let’s not forget drink specials!
📍 11401 NW 12th St, Miami, FL 33172
What better way to catch NFL season games than at English pub-meets-Old Captain’s tavern, Lost Boy Dry Goods? Splattered in TV screens, stiff drinks, a hearty beer selection and tantalizing bites, you wouldn’t want it any other way!
📍 157 E Flagler St, Miami, FL 33131
All of Bodega’s lounge locations will be showing Dolphins games for the season, while you indulge in $1 wings, $5 draft beers and even a $65 fiesta tower. When it comes to their Coconut Grove location, they’ll be turning the game on for Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football on projectors in their upstairs mezcaleria.
📍 Find all Bodega locations here.
Now hear us out, you can catch the Sunday, Monday and Thursday games at the stellar resort. With plenty of TVs throughout multiple concepts at the hotel, like beachside lounge DUNE Burgers on the Beach, Mexican oceanfront restaurant Cantina Beach and Havana inspired cocktail lounge RUMBAR, you’ve got plenty of options!
📍 455 Grand Bay Drive Key Biscayne, Miami, FL 33149
Veza Sur may have a Hard Rock Stadium outpost, but you can join in on the competition in their Wynwood tap room for some of the best watch parties! Their new happy hour menu includes $5 beers and 50% off all wines on Tues-Fri, half off all beer from 7 to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays, and bottomless Micheladas for $20 from 1 to 8 p.m. on weekends. Plus, you can sip on their Born and Raised blonde ale, created in collaboration with the team!
📍 55 NW 25th St, Miami, FL 33127
8. Mau Miami
Whether you’re all about the aqua or looking for an all around great time, Mau Miami is the place to be. Nestled in Midtown, this enchanting Mediterranean restaurant with vibes reminiscent of Mykonos and Tulum is turning up the game on a large projector in their outdoor terrace.
📍 3252 NE 1st Ave Suite 109, Miami, FL 33137
Sport that Dolphins jersey and hide away at this iconic South of Fifth bar, as its name implies. With a dive-y ambiance and football weekend specials such as $14.50 Miller Lite and Yuengling pitchers, $18-$24 buckets and $7 shots, this is a pretty convincing spot to cheer on your home team.
📍 124 2nd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Any given day is a treat when you head to Playa on Lincoln Road. Catch the big game as you gaze upon their two LED screen TVs, strategically positioned to capture every heart-pounding moment, while you indulge in everything from from succulent sliders to finger-licking wings.
📍 915 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
How about playing while you watch them play? At Puttshack, you can experience the thrill of the game as you enjoy the excitement of high-tech mini golf – it’s a winning combo you won’t find anywhere else. Of course, you can also soak in the action from a seat and cheer your team to victory as you watch from a multitude of screens. After all the action, satisfy your appetite with Puttshack’s expansive and delectable menu.
📍 701 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33131
12. COTE Miami
For a more lavish get-together, make it a touchdown night at COTE. More specifically, its private dining room — the PK Room. Considered one of Miami’s hardest reservations to score, the intimate space fits 10 guests and features the steakhouse’s signature charcoal grills, along with a private AV system to catch the game. You’ll also receive a custom-curated menu by Executive Chef David Shim and capture tons of Insta-worthy moments.
📍 3900 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137