When you’re in Miami, you want to kick back and party at the nicest places the city has to offer. For those who are looking for a relaxed atmosphere for a night of drinks, live entertainment, and conversation, we put together a list of five can’t-miss lounges in Miami.

The Bend Liquor Lounge

Known as one of the best lounges in Miami, The Bend Liquor Lounge is a restored neighborhood bar with an excellent craft beer and cocktail program. Inside, a contemporary design complements an unpretentious atmosphere highlighted by fun weekly events like Retro Movie Night and Saturday Karaoke.  

The Bend Liquor Lounge. 6844 NW 169th St. (786) 542-1948

El Mencey Restaurant

El Mencey takes a more classical take on the lounge, as a modest restaurant in Miami that beckons diners with tablecloths and a nice wine list. The top-notch vino and regular live concerts make it one of the most down-home, locally beloved lounges in Miami.

El Mencey Restaurant. 1001 SW 67th Ave. (305) 456-0089

Guantanamera Cigars & Cafe

Located right in Little Havana, this quaint cigar shop and cafe is one of the coolest and most unique lounges in the city. Known for playing great Cuban music, serving authentic Cuban coffee, and having some of the finest rolled cigars in the city—Guantanamera is well worth a visit during your next stay with The Winter Haven Hotel.

Guantanamera Cigars. 1465 SW 8th St. (786) 618-5142


A fun, tropical patio area, live-band performances every week, and top-notch wine make Lagniappe one of the most fun lounges in Miami. Come here to find up-and-coming musicians while sipping on some of the best vino in town, with grilled food classics like churrasco, mahi, and chipotle BBQ chicken.

Lagniappe. 3425 NE 2nd Ave. (305) 576-0108

Beaker & Gray

This contemporary lounge-restaurant in Miami has food inspired from cuisines all over the world, and a large, rustic dining room. Hang out in the lounge area, the eatery, or the bar room while visiting the upscale and sleek Beaker & Gray. It’s a hot-spot for weekend brunch, weeknight happy hour, and late-night partying all week long.

Beaker & Gray. 2637 N Miami Ave. (305) 699-2637