Drinking in the Views Around Miami Brickell

By September 12, 2019 No Comments

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Can’t get enough of that ocean view? You’re in luck. Miami’s hottest spots for cooling off with a cocktail and some local cuisine don’t take you away from the incredible views the city is known for. In fact, these rooftop destinations give you a heavenly perspective of the Miami beaches, skyline — or both. And they’re all near the Hotel Indigo Miami Brickell.

Miami River Views

A popular sports bar just a few minutes from the hotel, American Social Kitchen & Bar offers a variety of eats ranging from fried Key West pink shrimp tacos to burgers and sandwiches. The landscaped, backyard-style seating offers views of the Miami River.

Meanwhile, three neighboring upscale restaurants provide premium people-watching—especially when they disembark from their yachts.

The River Yacht Club features globally influenced seafood and a spectacular rooftop bar. Kiki on the River is a contemporary Greek restaurant, with a gorgeous garden setting. And Seaspice Restaurant, the first high-end eatery on the scene, draws on global influences and ingredients, with seating in an outdoor lounge and an open-air interior.

If you’re in the mood for Miami’s famous stone crabs, go no further than Garcia’s Seafood Grille & Fish Market, which has dominated this prime location for decades. Chow down on the claws and other local delicacies — conch fritters, mahi-mahi sandwiches, grilled grouper filet — all cooked up fresh from the on-site market while sitting on the patio, watching the freighters make their way out to sea.

Bayside Bonding

Segafredo Bayside at Bayside Marketplace, a 10-minute ride from Hotel Indigo, provides an excellent opportunity to commune with coffees, cocktails or a light Italian meal before heading to American Airlines Arena for a game or concert. You can also enjoy the place for its live music, lounge-like atmosphere and Instagram-worthy marina.

Just a couple of blocks away is Cucuyo, an innovative cafe at the Pérez Art Museum Miami serving soups, sandwiches, coffees, wine and beer to consume on the waterside deck. Shaped like a cocoon and constructed using 3D printing technology, it’s a whimsical, artistic addition to Verde, the museum’s more waterfront restaurant and bar.

Four miles from the hotel, the Rusty Pelican holds forth on the Rickenbacker Marina. The views of Biscayne Bay and downtown are stunning from this two-story, indoor-outdoor restaurant. If you spend the day at Key Biscayne’s famous Crandon Park Beach, stop here on the way back for a sunset toast and some Latin-inspired cuisine.

Elevated Nightspot

Everything scales up at ROOFTOP AT E11EVEN, an expansive nightlife venue with multiple entertainment options. Open 24-hours a day, this nearly 5,000-square-foot spot provides enormous screens for sports, a bandshell to acoustically frame DJs and musicians and a retractable roof to cover the hardwood deck. Go here to dine on globally influenced tapas, drink premium wines and liquors, dance to top-notch DJs — or simply get dizzy on the high life.

These rooftop experiences showcase the best of Miami — great food and drinks, breathtaking views, and they’re close enough to Hotel Indigo Miami Brickell to fit right into your relaxing getaway. Book your stay now to be right at the center of everything this exciting beautiful city has to offer.

Discover the allure of this beachy, energetic city and stay at Hotel Indigo Miami Brickell.