South Beach is famous for its bar scene, fancy restaurants, and night life. Of course, there are the top hot spots that people go to and know about, however, the area has plenty of other establishments that are definitely worth checking out. Although they might not be as talked about as some other places, they are gaining attention with their good quality food and ambiance – in short, they’re the hidden gems of South Beach. Below, we’ve listed a few restaurants and bars that can be considered hidden gems of South beach (often favored by the locals); you should try one…or all of these out on your next trip to South Beach!
Foxhole Bar | 1218 14th Ct., Miami Beach
The bar is known as the first speakeasy of South Beach; it opened in 2011. The bar has a modern vibe; people can enjoy the music played by DJs, play a game of pool or darts here while drinking reasonably-priced drinks. A “Drunken Dragon Menu” is offered from 6 to 11:30 p.m. featuring food like popcorn, twice-fried chicken, lobster rolls, and edamame. Food prices range from $6 to $18. It’s a classier dive bar, and even has bottle service.
Moreno’s Cuba | 318 20th St., Miami Beach
This spot offers delicious Cuban food, like many other places in the area, but it stands out. It is owned by a Latin Grammy winner Jorge Moreno and is situated in a courtyard behind the boutique Riviera Hotel. It’s known for its tasty mojitos, bistec palomilla, and lechon asado. Moreno performs frequently, and live music occurs nightly.
Bodega Taqueira y Tequila | 1220 16th St., Miami Beach
Think Mexican street food combined with a super cool bar. This play has daily food specials. Some featured menu items include: chimichurri steak tacos, mahi ceviche, hongos tostada, and panza tacos. Prices range from $2 to $13. The inside of this place look like a taco truck. There is live music on Wednesdays and happy hour takes play daily from 6 to 8 p.m.
Other Hidden Gems: Krispy Krunchy, Las Olas Café, The Alibi, The Bar at 1306, and Drunken Dragon.
Stay Nearby these South Beach Hidden Gems
Whether you’re in the mood for BBQ carnitas, or a party with friends, these places will guarantee you a good time. And you’re still guaranteed the South Beach experience with cheaper prices and smaller crowds! While you’re out and about in one of these hidden gems of South Beach, check into the Cavalier Hotel. The Cavalier is within walking distance to the hottest spots in South Beach. To book your stay, call 305-673-1199 or click here.