Ocean Prime Restaurant on the Happy Hour Hunt

The Berries & Bubbles cocktail.
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The Place:

Ocean Prime

1‪9501 Biscayne Blvd. #2029‬, Aventura



The Hours: Daily, from 4 - 8 p.m.

The Deals: Get half off selected signature cocktails and spirits, as well as $2 off bottled beers and $7 wines by the glass. In the spirit of Halloween, try the Berries & Bubbles cocktail ($7), which bubbles like a witches cauldron while you drink. Ocean Prime's happy hour also features a special bar menu with options like Ahi Tuna Tartar ($9), Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli ($6), and Aged Wisconsin Cheddar Fondue ($6). Guests must sit in the lounge or at the bar to receive the happy hour deals.

The Scene: Successfully happy houring while inside a mall could only be pulled off in Aventura. Sticking to theme, Ocean Prime's exterior resembles an ocean liner, with large circular windows and wooden panels. The interior is dark and cozy, with whisks of electric blue lights and candles on each table. The space dramatically contrasts the mall's bright white madness, submarining its patrons to a more relaxed, intimate place.

The Conclusion: Ocean Prime cleverly embraces the mall locale without compromising a more upscale experience. It offers variety and accessibility to the passer-by while staying true to the original menu's allure. Ocean Prime's happy hour is ideal for a date night, cocktails & conversation, or for winding down after a frenzied shopping spree. The Sonoma goat cheese ravioli ($6) was particularly delicious despite the small portion size. Ordering two items is enough to satisfy without breaking the bank.

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