After several months of government-mandated closures, Miami's nightlife has been given the green light to resume operating, at 50 percent capacity. Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted coronavirus-related state restrictions on all businesses such as bars and restaurants. In a press release sent out on September 26, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Giménez announced the county would comply with this update to the New Normal Guide.
The countywide curfew is currently 12 p.m. to 6 a.m., however, Mayor Francis Suarez says, for now, the curfew will no longer be enforced in the City of Miami. Penalties can still be applied to individuals who violate social distancing guidelines or don't wear a mask. Under the new guide, clubgoers must wear facemasks at all times — including on the dance floor — except for when they are drinking. Eating and drinking is confined to tables, as it is at bars and restaurants.
See below for a running list, in alphabetical order, of bars and clubs in Miami-Dade that have reopened for on-premises imbibing. New Times will update this list on an ongoing basis. As Miami-Dade enters Phase 3 of reopening, days and hours of operation are subject to change. We haven't listed that information or other details, such as reservation requirements, as it's best to call and check before you head out.
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1-800-Lucky. The Asian food hall and nightclub announces its weekly lineup of local DJ talent via its social media channels. 143 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-768-9826; 1800lucky.com. Tuesday through Sunday noon to 12 a.m.
The Anderson. The tiki bar is open with outdoor seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 709 NE 79th St., Miami; 786-401-6330; theandersonmiami.com. Monday through Friday 5 to 11 p.m, Saturday and Sunday 3 to 11 p.m.
Ball and Chain. The Little Havana night club reopens with limited hours and reserved seating only. The venue and bars live music schedule can be found on its website. 1513 SW 8th St., Miami; 305-643-7820; ballandchainmiami.com. Wednesday through Sunday noon to 12 a.m.
Bar Nancy. The craft cocktail bar, restaurant, and music venue is open daily; check out its weekly events on its website. 2007 SW Eighth St., Miami; 305-397-8971; nancy305.com. Open daily 4 to 11 p.m.
The Broken Shaker. Located in the Freehand Hotel in Miami Beach, the poolside cocktail bar is open. 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 786-476-7020; freehandhotels.com/miami/broken-shaker. Open Wednesday through Sunday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Blackbird Ordinary. Reservations are required and can be made on its website. Patrons are required to stay in their designated seating areas, and the dance floor will be limited to a fixed number of revelers at a time. 729 SW First Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307; blackbirdordinary.com. Open daily 3 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Bougainvillea's Old Florida Tavern. The 1920s cottage-turned-music-venue-and-bar is now open with a fixed seating arrangement and a maximum of six people per table. 7221 SW 58th Ave., Miami; 305-669-8577; bougiesbar.com. Open Friday from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Brick. The beer garden and music venue is now open. The bar will be using table service and QR code menus. 187 NW 28th St., Miami; 786-467-1205; brickmia.com. Thursday and Friday 6 to 11 p.m., Saturday 3 to 11 p.m., and Sunday 1 to11 p.m.
The Dirty Rabbit Wynwood. The bar and nightclub has a large outdoor patio, which often features a roster of Latin-influenced DJs. 151 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-812-3308; thedirtyrabbitwynwood.com. Wednesday through Sunday 5 to 12 a.m.
Club Space. The mega-club reopens with strict protocols in place. To enforce social distancing, table service will be in place, with seating set up throughout the terrace and loft spaces. Reservations are mandatory for admittance. 34 NE 11th St., Miami, 786-357-6456; clubspace.com. Saturdays 4 to 11 p.m., and Sundays 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Do Not Sit on the Furniture. The popular dance club has an outside patio, and table service inside. Reservations are encouraged. 423 16th St., Miami Beach; 510-551 5067; donotsitonthefurniture.com. Wednesday through Saturday 5 to 12 a.m.
E11even Miami. Famously a 24 hour establishment, the megaclub reopens with new operating hours and an updated layout that allows for the practice of social distancing guidelines. Reservations must be made ahead of time. 29 NE 11th St., Miami; 305-829-2911; 11miami.com. Open Thursday through Sunday from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
El Patio. The Wynwood bar and club has renovated its space to include private booths enclosed in wood-framed sheets of Plexiglas.167 NW 23rd St, Miami; 786-409-2241; elpatiowynwood.com. Monday through Thursday 5 to 11 p.m., Friday 4 to 11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1 to 11 p.m.
Gold Rush Cabaret. The 15,000 square feet strip club shows sporting events on its LED screen, and hosts DJs and special events. 7770 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-631-2564; goldrushcabaret.com. Open Monday through Sunday from 8 p.m. to curfew or 5 a.m.
Gramps. The Wynwood-based bar has reopened for seated service with limited hours until October 8. The bar will open with regular hours on October 9. Reservations are recommended. 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 855-732-8992; gramps.com.
Jada Coles. The Neighborhood hangout on Coral Way offers cocktails and live music. 845 Coral Way, Miami; 786-391-3698; jadacolesofficial.com. Open daily 4 to 11 p.m.
Lagniappe. The jazz hub and wine bar is known for its large garden space. 3425 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-576-0108; lagniappehouse.com. Open daily 5 to 11 p.m.
Las Rosas. The popular Allapattah dive bar and venue is now open. Seating is available indoors and on the back patio; no reservation is required for admittance. 2898 NW Seventh Ave., Miami; 786-780-2700; lasrosasbar.com. Open daily 3 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Le Chat Noir. Seating is limited to a 30 person capacity and is first-come, first-serve. 2 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-8899; lechatnoirdesalis.com. Tuesday through Saturday 4 to 11 p.m., Sunday 7 to 11 p.m.
Mama Tried. The '70s-themed downtown bar is open with limited capacity; no reservations are required. 207 NE First St., Miami; 786-803-8087; mamatriedmia.com. Open daily from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Mayami Mexicantina. The recently opened Mexican cantina and bar is located in the heart of Wynwood. 127 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; mayamiwynwood.com. Wednesday through Friday 5 p.m. to Midnight and Saturday to Sunday 4 p.m. to Midnight.
Melinda's. The open-air bar and restaurant has regular music programming, including a live jazz night every Wednesday, as well as DJ nights. 1306 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; melindas.com. Wednesday through Sunday 5 to 12 p.m.
Nikki Beach. The beachside bar has a large open-air seating area.1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-538-1111; nikkibeach.com. Open daily noon to 11 p.m.
No. 3 Social. The rooftop bar offers cocktails and food, and hosts live DJs on weekends. 50 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-395-5811; no3social.com. Wednesday through Friday 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Over Under. The downtown cocktail bar has indoor/outdoor seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The street-side DJ booth allows patrons and those passing by to be entrenched in the beach party vibes. 151 E Flagler St, Miami; 786-247-9851; overundermiami.com. Sunday through Thursday 3 to 12 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Rácket Wynwood. The Wynwood cocktail bar is now open. 150 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-637-2987; racketwynwood.com. Wednesday 6 to 11 p.m, Friday 4 to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 1 to 11 p.m.
Shots. The club is back to pouring shots and featuring DJs on weekends. 311 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-571-0439; shotsbar.com. Wednesday through Sunday 5 to 11 p.m.
Sweet Caroline. No more than two singers will be allowed on stage at one time. 1111 SW First Ave., Miami; 786-673-2522; sweetcarolinebar.com.
The Titanic Brewery & Restaurant. Often featuring karaoke and jazz nights, the pub has indoor and bar seating available plus a large garden patio with 15 picnic tables. 5813 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305- 667-2537; titanicbrewery.com. Open Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Tootsie's Cabaret. The strip club will serve patrons at their designated tables.150 NW 183rd St., Miami; 305- 651-5822; tootsiescabaret.com. Open daily noon to 11 p.m.
Treehouse. The EDM and house music hot spot requires reservations for entry. 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 786-318-1908; treehousemiami.com. Friday through Sunday 5 to 11 p.m.
Wood Tavern. The indoor/outdoor craft beer and cocktail bar is now open for daily service; no reservations are required. 2531 NW Second Ave., Miami; 305-748-2828; woodtavern.com. Open daily noon to 11 p.m.