Brickell Irish Pub to Close, Havana 1957 to Open in its Place

After four years of flip nights, red headed sluts (the shot, duh), and U2 cover bands -- Brickell Irish Pub is closing its doors.

This massive bar/eatery is going out in a blaze of glory with a "Last Call Closing Party" this Saturday night.

See also: The Hoxton in Brickell Has Closed

The party will kick off with a UM Tailgate bash at 5 p.m. complete with BBQ, Beat the Clock drink specials, live tunes, entertainment, and other fun stuff. The closing soiree also marks their fourth anniversary.

The news follows in the wake of closure announcements by nearby the Hoxton and Gordon Biersch.

But when one door closes, another opens. And in December, V&E Restaurant Group will open Havana 1957 in the pub's old spot. The Havana-1950's themed outpost offers Cuban cuisine and super cute decor. They already have locations on Lincoln Road and Espanola Way, so this'll be their third.

"V&E Restaurant Group has always strived to stay ahead of the curb by bringing new and distinct concepts to the Miami restaurant scene," says marketing supervisor Sebastian Cortes. "We think that the Brickell community will really embrace the Havana 1957 concept. Aside from its authentic fresh Cuban cuisine, the brand brings back the sparkle of Havana circa the 1950s."

So long Ireland. Hello Cuba.

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