Cocktails & Spirits

Miami Bars Open on Christmas Day 2018

Miami Bars Open on Christmas Day 2018
Photo by Michelle Muslera
Photo by Michelle Muslera
It's Christmas. You've unwrapped the presents, had a holiday brunch, and watch Elf for the seventh time.

You're bored.

Now that your familial duties are done, it's time to throw on that ugly holiday sweater one last time for the year and knock back a few. Here are some bars that are open on Christmas for a little holiday cheer.

222 Taco. If you're having a taco and tequila craving, 222 Taco opens at 5 p.m. on Christmas day. 1624 79th St. Cswy., North Bay Village; 833-222-8226;

Ariete. The bar at the Coconut Grove restaurant is open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas day. 3540 Main Hwy., Miami; 305-640-5862;

Bar Nancy. Celebrate happy hour pricing all Christmas. The bar is open from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. 2007 SW Eighth St., Miami; 305-397-8971;

Batch Gastropub. Meet friends for a burger and a cocktail at this casual Brickell spot that opens at 4 p.m. on Christmas day. 30 SW 12th St., Miami; 305-808-5555;

Blackbird Ordinary. This Brickell bar opens at 6 p.m. on Christmas day. 729 SW First Ave.
Miami; 305-671-3307;

Boombox. Boombox is open Christmas day with coquito and latke croquetas. 3456 N. Miami Ave.
Miami; 305-814-4548;

Broken Shaker. The award-winning bar opens at 6 p.m. for its annual Chinese takeout party. 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach; 305-531-2727;

The Jim and Neesie. This tony lounge inside the Generator Miami is open from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Christmas day. 3120 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-496-5730;

Mama Tried. Drink cocktails at this downtown bar with a 70's vibe that opens at 6 p.m. on Christmas day.  opens at 6 p.m. 207 NE First St., Miami; 786-803-8087;

Maya's Grill. The bar at  Maya's Grill is open all day until 1 a.m. on Christmas day. 809 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach;

Purdy Lounge. This classic Miami Beach bar opens at 6 p.m. on Christmas day. 1811 Purdy Ave.
Miami Beach; 305-531-4622;

Red the Steakhouse.  Enjoy a proper martini or a glass of wine at this South of Fifth steakhouse. The bar at Red the Steakhouse is open from 4 p.m. to midnight on Christmas day. 119 Washington Ave., Miami Beach;

Repour. This South Beach lounge is open from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Christmas day. 1650 James Ave., Miami Beach; 305-913-1000;

Rusty Pelican. Enjoy a drink with a view on Christmas day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne; 305-361-3818;

Sagamore Miami Beach. The beach bar is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the video bar is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 1671 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-535-8185;

SoCal Cantina. This Brickell spot is open on Christmas day from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. It's also Taco Tuesday, so scarf down $3 tacos, $4 beers, and $6 margaritas. 1000 S. Miami Ave., Miami;  754-600-1045;

Soul Tavern. This veg-friendly gastropub is open from 5 to 11 p.m. on Christmas day. 1801 West Ave., Miami Beach; 305-925-0799;

Stripsteak by Michael Mina. The bar at this upscale steakhouse at the Fontainebleau is open from 6 p.m. to midnight. 441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4780;

Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. This award-winning South Beach bar opens at 4 p.m. on Christmas day. 237 20th St., Miami Beach; 305-763-8217;
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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
Contact: Laine Doss