Nightclubs and bars in Florida

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    South Beach: South Beach

    by goingsolo Written Nov 27, 2005

    People come from all over the world to visit South Beach, or SoBe, as its known locally. This large collection of restaurants, hotels, bars and nightclubs is about as eclectic as you can get. The party does go on all night, with after hours places opening around 4 a.m. and continuing into the afternoon. In the winter months, the outdoor bars and restaurants are packed and the sidewalks are teeming with all walks of life.

    There is a certain unique energy to South Beach and a variety of nightlife to fill every age group and taste. From high end restaurants to dive bars, packed nightclubs to quiet jazz venues, salsa, techno and practically anything in between, it can all be found out here.

    The best way to see and experience South Beach is to stay at one of the hotels and hostels in the area. Spend your days soaking up the sun, wandering around the shops and eating at the sidewalk cafes and your evenings taking in Miami's party scene. Hotels can get pricey, especially in the winter high season and holidays. But there are a number of reasonably priced hostels within walking distance to the beach and the main attractions of South Beach. Its also a good idea to check with your hotel about VIP passes to some of the bars and nightclubs. The lines on a weekend night- or even a weekday- can get pretty long.

    I guess I've seen too much of the South Beach scene to be impressed with it anymore. During the winter, its great to head to one of the outdoor bars and enjoy a few drinks and great weather. But the crowds, traffic and high prices make this a bit of a chore. Still, its something to experience.

    Dress Code: It really depends on where you are going. Some of the outdoor venues, including the Delano, allow shorts, especially in tourist season, where flowered shirts and shorts appear to be the norm. For the clubs and restaurants, some people prefer to dress up a bit more, in attire that will get them in the door for the former and in something more than casual for the latter. Very few restaurants in Miami require a jacket and tie, but its best to check if you're going high end.

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    by piccolina Updated Jan 20, 2005

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    I think there are thousand of way to spend your night in Florida, the one i miss more is to wait the sun set, showing amazing colours in the sky.....I never saw sunset like that after Florida, i wish to see them again

    pic by A.J.R.

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    Nav A Gator: Red neck country

    by EdinburghRoc Written Jan 5, 2005

    Country music was playing when we arrived.

    We came for the Gator Bites.
    Tastes like KFC.

    Dress Code: Jeans are real fine and boots too.

    No special dress code.
    Dress down: wear jeans and a t-shirt and you will fit right in.

    The local clientele
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    South Beach: Florida's Number One Beach

    by grandmaR Written Sep 6, 2004

    The Travel Channel nominates South Beach as the number one beach in Florida for the hot bodies on the beach (and acceptance of toplessness), the high fashion cosmopolitan visitors and inhabitants, but most of all for the night life, all night every night.

    South Beach from the Atlantic
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    Watching people's open eyes and mouths: Some different fun from sunset

    by OlenaKyiv Written Jun 4, 2004

    "Look! Look! How it is beautiful!"
    You will hear this every evening from people who walk around with cameras, children, friends, spouses, who watch the sunset. Probably it is the hundred-first time they watch it, but they enjoy it again and again.

    People and sunset
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    Sunset in Florida: Ocean in orange color of sunset

    by OlenaKyiv Updated Jun 4, 2004

    What can be more natural and amazing than sunset on the ocean??!!!
    Quiet evening waves, soft sun light reflecting from the water, warm breeze from horizon bringing the smell of far-away lands.

    Florida sunset
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  • Bradley's: Fun filled evening

    by extremist Written May 20, 2004

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    The bar was quite an experience! It was carnival atmosphere, young and old. I found myself walking around in there feeling like a sardine, watching the activity going on on the bar tops and having to scream to my friends as it was loud in there. Met a NY pitcher in the parking lot, had invites to boat parties!

    Dress Code: dressy, casual, shorts, jeans, tank tops..

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    State ClubLounge: A Very Special Event - Magazine Launch Party

    by coachjames Written May 20, 2004

    This week you are invited to a very special event at State ClubLounge!

    VIP Guide Miami Magazine
    Premiere Issue Launch Party!

    Complimentary drinks 10p-11p and lots of other fun stuff and freebies!
    Check for more info.

    State ClubLounge is at 320 Lincoln Rd on South Beach.
    Please dress with imagination and style.

    Email for reservations by 3pm on Saturday.
    The list closes at midnight so do not be late!
    The residents this week are Carlos Soulman and Pierre Zonzon.

    Hope to see you there!
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    Dress Code: A very nice club, so dress with imagination and style!

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    State ClubLounge: Beautiful Place to Dance or Relax

    by coachjames Written May 4, 2004

    State is a beautiful new club in South Beach. With two rooms, upstairs and downstairs, a balcony, and an amazing DJ booth, it combines the best aspects of both a large dance club as well as a comfortable lounge. This is a *great* place to go after you have had dinner at one of the many excellent restaurants on Lincoln Rd.

    Saturdays start at 10pm. The resident DJs are Pierre Zonzon in the Gold Room upstairs playing European House, World Beats, & Dance Classics and downstairs in the Main Room is Carlos Soulman spinning Sexy Hip Hop and R&B. This is a newer club and has been completely renovated. The interior is very chic and classy, as is the clientele.

    They do have a fairly strict door policy, so it is best to be on a guestlist to ensure easier entry. I have secured such a list for this club for Saturdays. Email me at for reservations. In addition, you will enjoy complimentary entry before midnight.

    Dress Code: This is a very nice, trendy club. Dress with imagination and style. For easier entry, be sure to show up with ladies in your party.

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    The Sunset Bar & Grill: The Sunset Celibration on Mallory Square, Key West

    by tpangelinan Updated Mar 2, 2004

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    All Fast Food Items, Drinks are EXPENSIVE!! You are paying for the view, (if no ship is in port). Nice place to sit and watch the sunset, (if you can't make it to Sunset Key).

    Shrimp Coctail $6.00
    Conch Fritters $6.00
    Calamari $6.00

    Fish Sandwich...$9.95
    Key West Shrimp....$11.95
    Cheesesteak Sandwich....$6.95
    Chicken Tenders.........$6.95
    Hot Dog...$3.75
    Pizza (slice)........$2.75

    Key Lime Margarita............$6.00 (ouch)
    Pina Colada........................$6.00
    Draft Beer........$4.00

    Sunset Bar & Grill
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    The beach: Going for a walk

    by tpangelinan Written Mar 1, 2004

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    For us, one of the most romantic things is to go for a moonlit walk on the beach. It's so peaceful at night you can hear the waves breaking on the beach, getting your toes wet. Ok sorry didn't want to get to mushy on yah! But you do have to try it if you haven't!

    Walking on the beach
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    Adult Bar: Madonna Club Miami Beach

    by ak47uk Written Feb 9, 2004

    Club Madonna South Beach's Hottest Adult Gentlemen's Club is Open From 6pm to Sex am. The club is a famous attraction on South Beach. South Florida's sexiest exotic acts are totally nude on stage. With our sister clubs, South Beach Showgirls and Black Gold we have hundreds of dancers performing on our stages nightly. We are always looking for the hottest acts and sign on new acts daily.

    Dress Code: I have no idea about the dress code or any other thing about this place it was one of many that we saw in Miami Beach, one of the reason being that we did't go in was that we were told that it is quite expensive.

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    Local Bar: Mac's Club Deuce Bar Miami Beach

    by ak47uk Written Feb 9, 2004

    The Deuce Bar is where all the locals go to play pool and listen to the juke box that has been there since the place was built, it is reputed to be one of the oldest bars in Miami Beach. They do a happy hour with 2 for the price of 1 on any alcohol or soft drink. A great bar that dosn't liven up until around midnight. It opens at 8am until 5am.

    Dress Code: No Dress Code

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    Bar and Restaurant: Tap Room Fort Lauderdale

    by ak47uk Updated Feb 9, 2004

    The Tap Room bar is situated right on the waterfront where you can choose from over 12 types of beer,stout and lager apart from the array of other alcholic bevrages. It is also a convenient placs to catch a water taxi (see transport page) Sit and watch the sun go down while salivating at all the thousands of luxury yachts in the harbour. If you do happen to drop in for a beer say hello to Don for me as he is a great host and character.

    Dress Code: Dress code is optional shorts and a t.shirt will suffuce.

    Tap Room
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  • Any along Ocean Drive: South Miami Beach

    by flydoll Written Mar 26, 2003

    Ocean Drive is a veritable hot spot of energy and parade of all the cool guys and gals. It is one of the things that you must sit around and watch. Live theatre at its best..the "costumes" that walk by and the talk you can overhear.

    It is fun - as long as it what you want. Some folks do it everyday.

    The food at some spots was better than others. Lots of seafood!

    Dress Code: Colourful...evening casual and beach resort type.

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