Water Lion Wine + Alchemy | Miami Restaurant Guide 2022 | New Times

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Water Lion Wine + Alchemy

Tucked inside the lobby of the Sagamore Hotel, Water Lion Wine + Alchemy feels like a secret you don't want to share. This cozy little ten-seat bar and 12-seat dining area is the respite you need in the frenetic epicenter of South Beach. Water Lion specializes in unique offerings that cover wine, beer, cider, sake, and an in-house fermentology-based mixology program of artisanal low- and no-ABV cocktails. The wine menu is an ever-evolving selection that includes a wide range of flavor profiles — from a variety of micro-vintners that offer everything from light and effervescent sparklers to juicy reds and full-bodied whites. For food, find fresh-shucked oysters alongside a bevy of light dishes like charcuterie, a chopped shrimp dip, and deviled eggs. Don't be surprised if all the wine and oysters work a little magic. Word is that this little spot has been the site of more than a few marriage proposals. Guess there's something in the water...lion.
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  • Price: $$
  • Hours: Daily 3-11 p.m.
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Parking: Garage available, Valet
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