New Miami Nightlife Hotspots for 2018

It is hard to keep up with the ever-changing nightlife scene. Music shifts and styles evolve. Nonetheless, it seems things keep getting hotter in Miami. We have rounded up some of the best new clubs and bars you may consider visiting during your stay.


Having trouble deciding between tiki cocktails or craft beer? Well, at rácket, you can have both. Spelled with a lowercase r, rácket is an eclectic bar located right in the heart one of Miami’s hottest neighborhoods — Wynwood. When you enter rácket, you’ll notice a tiki-inspired tequila and rum bar. In the industrial-like main room, there is a sky-lit bar where you can pull up a chair and have a neighborhood beer or a signature craft cocktail. On Saturdays and Sundays at rácket, you can enjoy bottomless mimosas and rosés. Check out all of the special events on rácket’s website.


This new Brickell hotspot is a trendy lounge and restaurant. The reclaimed barn wood, canopied terrace, and draping vines make it seem like something straight out of a design magazine. It is both bright and open. At night the atmosphere is quite inviting and sensual. The plush interiors and cozy seating make this hotspot the perfect place to bring a date.

Barsecco serves internationally-inspired shared plates and creative cocktails that feature local twists. Barsecco uses fresh ingredients sourced locally whenever possible. Barsecco is a great after-work hangout. Happy Hour runs daily at Barsecco from 4 PM to 8 PM. On Wednesdays, gather your squad for a girls night out. Margarita Wednesdays are from 9 PM to 2 AM for ladies.

Bungalow by the Sea

This upscale nightclub and restaurant is located in the Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club. Enjoy direct views of the Miami Beach sea and sand while you sip on a chilled wine and enjoy a light bite. You can dine year-round by the sea and enjoy fresh local seafood and signature cocktails. There is even a raw bar with wild tuna tartare, poached Maine lobster and fresh oysters.

Diez y Seis

Diez y Seis opened this summer at Shore Club. Led by famed chef Jose Icardi, Diez Y Seis features a cocktail program with drinks inspired by three different cities in Mexico. The restaurant also has a specialty mezcal and tequila bar. Have a mezcal or tequila prepared tableside. Come with a couple of friends and split one of the featured shareable dishes.

Falsa Limonada

Enjoy Latin-fusion cuisine poolside or unleash your competitive spirit in a round of hourglass chug. A unique restaurant and nightspot, Falsa Limonade, is set to open this year at the Clinton Hotel. It will serve lunch, breakfast, and dinner daily. The food will be a mixture of American with a South American twist. At night, the restaurant will transform into a trendy nightclub. This restaurant and club will surely be one of Miami’s next hotspots. Check back often for updates.