The hot summers in South Florida make for stunning sunsets. What better way to enjoy Florida’s summer than by visiting an outdoor bar. Whether you are looking for an outdoor party hot spot or a place with a relaxing, quiet patio where you can relax under the stars, you will find it all at one of the many bars located in the Miami area. This list is only a small sampling of the many outdoor bars in the area, so start with these and enjoy the outdoor bars available in and around town.

Wet Willie’s
760 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 532-5650

Wet Willie’s is a local party hot spot located in the Art Deco District of Miami Beach area. Whether drinking one of their specialty drinks or munching on some of the wings or quesadilla’s, guests will always feel like they are a part of the party. Guests at Wet Willie’s can sit outside at the sidewalk café tables or walk upstairs for a magnificent view of Miami Beach and Ocean Drive from atop the upstairs deck at Wet Willie’s. In addition to the fabulous mixed drinks available at Wet Willie’s, guests can create their own specialty drink from the many flavorings offered in the ‘mix your own drink’ special.

The Patio Bar And Grill
2096 N.E. 2nd St.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(954) 596-8618

The Patio Bar and Grill boasts a stunning oceanfront view from their outdoor patio. Located on the white, sandy beaches of Deerfield Beach sits a romantic but casual getaway for residents and visitors alike. Partake in signature martinis, fresh brewed coffee, or cocktails while enjoying the beautiful beach scenery. Reservations are not needed and guests are seated on a first come, first serve basis. Although there is a $15.00 fee to park, a validation ticket for discount parking will be given to guests who spend at least $10.00 at the bar.

Uvaggio Wine Bar
70 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 448-2400

If you are looking for a quiet place to enjoy some wine and socialize, the Uvaggio Wine Bar is the place to be. This is one of Coral Cables best-known wine bars. A part of the popularity of this wine bar is the fact that patrons can purchase 3-ounce samples of the various wines offered at Uvaggio’s. Visitors can sip their wine while enjoying a night under the stars on the outdoor patio and getting to know other patrons at the wine bar. The owners of Uvaggio Wine Bar created a small, intimate, wine and food establishment so as to encourage communal seating so that guests can enjoy a truly social gathering place both inside and outside on the patio at Uvaggio’s.

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America’s Backyard
100 S.W. 3rd Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
(954) 449-1025

America’s Backyard boasts a 15,000 square foot outdoor facility in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Visitors can enjoy music, dancing, great drink specials, and special events all while relaxing outdoors. The employees at America’s Backyard are very strict about enforcing the drinking laws in South Florida; anyone who looks younger than 35 years of age will be asked for I.D. both at the door and when ordering alcoholic drinks. America’s Backyard has an indoor bar as well as an outdoor bar in case of inclement weather. Although there is a cover charge to enter the bar, Broward and Palm Beach residents can enter without paying the cover charge if they present proof of residency in the area.

Ocean Market Grille
The Atlantic Hotel
601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
(954) 567-8020

Ocean Market Grille is a local hot spot that is located inside the Atlantic Hotel. The 5th floor oceanfront terrace serves as the outdoor venue for Ocean Market Grille. Enjoy captivating views of the ocean as you relax poolside with a selection of sandwiches and drinks from this hot spot. Whether relaxing in a lounge chair by the pool or sitting at a table along the railing, the laid-back feeling of ambiance at Ocean Market Grille makes it a great place to visit for a nice evening away from home.

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