When you’re hanging out by the sunny beaches of South Beach, you’ll want to have a convenient list of the area’s easiest spots to grab a coffee, cocktail, or bite. From patio dining to amazing Cuban cuisine, here’s a list of some of South Beach’s best and cutest cafes.
Since 1988, News Cafe has beckoned Miami Beach’s most hungry pedestrians with its sidewalk cafe-newsstand-bookstore hybrid. Located right here on Ocean Drive, News Cafe has everything you could want in the morning from a bloody mary, to a delicious cup of coffee, to something to read.
News Cafe. 800 Ocean Dr. (305) 538-6397
Las Olas Cafe
Located around the corner from The Winter Haven Hotel, Las Olas Cafe is one of the most well-known and best Cuban cafes in Miami. Be sure to stop by here for a strong and flavorful cup of Cuban coffee and a media noche for one of the most authentic Miami brunches you can find.
Las Olas Cafe. 644 6th St. (305) 534-9333
This hip and contemporary cafe is located at the Lincoln Road Mall, which is Miami Beach’s shopping capital. Stop by here for outdoor or indoor seating, hefty portions of American classics like eggs and burgers, and some original house cocktails.
Nexxt Cafe. 700 Lincoln Rd. (305) 532-6643
The Cafe At Books & Books
The original Cafe at Books & Books is at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Miami, and this Lincoln Road spinoff has all of the same charm. Serving local food, and offering a well-curated selection of books for patrons to browse and get lost in, it’s as pleasant and comprehensive a cafe as you’ll find in Miami Beach.
The Cafe At Books & Books. 927 Lincoln Rd. (305) 695-8898
Panther Coffee Miami Beach
Last, but not least, the Miami Beach location of Panther Coffee brings one of the city’s trendiest local cafe brands to our neck of the woods. Panther Coffee is known for serving elevated blends and brews, as well as delicious breakfast staples.
Panther Coffee. 1875 Purdy Ave. (305) 677-3952