Much like the dining scene in Miami has elevated itself in the last decade or so, so has its drinking game. Where Miami was once awash in goblets of brightly colored cocktails served three-for-one on Ocean Drive, today its cocktail bars can hold their own with any in America.
You can sip rare rums at a tiki bar by a pool, or hide below a South Beach hotel in a map-covered speakeasy. Unmarked strip mall storefronts hide sexy cocktail dens, but you can find them across the street from Target too. World class cocktail bars lurk everywhere in South Florida; here’s a look at where to find some of our favorites.