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The Best Day Of Your Life In Miami Is Here!

June 17, 2013 6:00 AM

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Photo Credit: Thrillist

Photo Credit: Thrillist

Perfectly healthy people from coast to coast are already calling in sick for Thrillist’s Best Day of Your Life, the nation’s greatest new national holiday, and we want YOU to join their ranks. Spend all day Friday, June 21st hitting up the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and more that your city has to offer — as chosen by local Thrillist readers and editors.

Be on the lookout for Thrillist editors, who will be giving away complimentary high fives (and maybe some extra goodies too), and use Foursquare to check in at our #BDOYL locations for the chance to score freebies, discounts, and more!

Coffee Stop: Versailles or La Carreta

(photo credit: versaillesrestaurant.com)

(photo credit: versaillesrestaurant.com)

Versailles
3555 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
versaillesrestaurant.com

La Carreta
3632 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 444-7501
lacarreta.com

Because you can’t have the Best Day of Your Life if you’re still recovering from the Best Yesterday of Your Life. Hit Versailles for Cuban Coffee and lengthy discussions of Cuban politics, or head down the street to La Carreta.

Lunch: La Sandwicherie or T-Mex Café

La Sandwicherie
229 14th St
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 532-8934
lasandwicherie.com

T-Mex Café
235 14th St
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 538-3009
t-mex.net

Sit outside at La Sandwicherie, or if you hate the French THAT much, grab a taco at T-Mex Café.

Happy Hour: Balan’s, RedBar or The James

(photo credit: redbargallery.com)

(photo credit: redbargallery.com)

Balan’s
901 S Miami Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 534-9191
balans.co.uk

RedBar
52 SW 10th St
Miami, FL 33130
(786) 316-0303
redbargallery.com

The James
1545 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 604-5700
jameshotels.com

Come for the awesome happy hour, stay… for the awesome happy hour. Take a short jaunt down 8th Street for Happy Hour at Balan’s at Mary Brickell Village, or RedBar on 10th. Or if you’re the kind of person who never leaves the Beach, you can’t go wrong with our Readers’ Choice pick: The James.

Party Time: Scotty’s Landing or Monty’s

Scotty’s Landing
3381 Pan American Dr
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 854-2626

Monty’s
2550 S Bayshore Dr
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 856-3992

Send off the #BDOYL at one of Miami’s top outdoor bars with a cold one. We’ll have a cold one waiting with your name on it. Sunset and drinks at Scotty’s Landing, or over to Monty’s. Your choice. Congrats — you’re awesome.

Head over to Thrillist to view the full itineraries.

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