World Cup 2018: Where To Watch Finals Around Miami

MIAMI, FL — If you like the idea of a shared sporting experience, there’s plenty of places to take in the final game of the 2018 World Cup around the Magic City. More than 3,000 people watched last weekend on a giant floating screen anchored in the Intracoastal off Haulover Park. There are more opportunities to watch Sunday’s final around town whether you prefer to be on land or in the water.

For Sunday’s final, thousands of fans can skip the indoor bar scene and view the all-important game of the World Cup from the comfort of their own boat at 11 a.m. on Sunday back at Haulover for another free watch party featuring Ballyhoo Media’s floating 46-foot high definition screen.

If you’d rather watch from inside, Patch found a number of options to choose from. We’ll keep updating this list right up until Sunday’s final so check back and refresh your browser:

Wynwood Marketplace
With the World Cup wrapping up this Sunday, Brightline and the FIFA World Cup Wynwood Series want to make sure that soccer fans will be getting an out of this world experience. Soccer fans in South Florida from Palm Beach and Broward counties will be transported to Miami where they will be able to watch the final game at the Wynwood Marketplace. The Wynwood Marketplace will have over ten, 10 foot LED display screens throughout the marketplace making it one of the largest World Cup watch parties in Miami. Brightline will depart West Palm at 9 a.m. and Fort Lauderdale at 9:42 a.m. The company is offering a special “Summer Sundays,” one-way segments will cost $10 for Smart Service and $20 for Select Service from Fort Lauderdale and $15 for Smart Service and $30 for Select Service from West Palm Beach. Lyft is Brightline’s official rideshare partner and has designated pick-up and drop-off locations at each station for guests’ ease and convenience. The marketplace is located at 2250 NW 2nd Ave.

American Social
Watch the semi-final games on a giant floating screen and come back for Sunday’s final. The beautiful waterfront location is the place to be for happy hour drinks, watching the big game, or dining with friends. With an endless selection of craft beers, delicious handcrafted cocktails and self-serving beer tap tables; there’s no better sports bar or restaurant in Miami. Visit the website for more information. The restaurant is located at 690 SW 1st Ct.

Atton Brickell Miami
Located in the heart of the financial district of Miami, Atton is a prime location to watch the big game. UVA Wine & Pisco Bar provides guests with a classy downtown destination to watch the game on large flat screens behind the lobby bar (241.2 inches wide by 68.1 high) Guests will get to view the big game. In celebration of the game, UVA is offering an extended happy hour. There will be Tempura Shrimp, Watermelon Salad, Asian Style Wings, Crispy Calamari, and happy hour drink specials that include $7 cocktails, $6 glasses of wine, and $3 draft beers. Visit the website for more information. The hotel is located at 1500 SW 1st Ave.

E11EVEN Miami
Watch the big games on the 24/7 ultraclub’s LED video wall. Guests will be able to enjoy the game on larger than life screens with state of the art sound and technology. E11EVEN will also be offering drink specials with happy hour specials that include $150 bottes (PJ Champagne, Jameson, Absolut, Avion) and half off drinks until 8:00 p.m. and will be available at six of their full service bars. For true fans who are traveling to Moscow, E11EVEN Miami will be there also! E11EVEN Miami will be joining other world renowned clubs for the 2018 FIFA World Cup pop-up hosted by Base Club from Dubai. E11EVEN Miami is located at 29 NE 11th St, Miami, FL 33132. Call 305-829-2911 or visit the website.

Sette Osteria Wynwood
Soccer fans can make their way to Wynwood Art District’s newest casual Italian eatery, Sette Osteria and watch the game by the bar on a big screen TV. Whether it’s lunch or happy hour, Sette Osteria offers guests an endless selection of wines and craft beers. Sette Osteria Wynwood is located at 2103 NW 2nd Ave. Call 305-576-8282 or visit the website.

Novecento Brickell
Since the games are taking place across the globe in Russia, all Novecento locations will be open at 7 a.m. for your viewing pleasure. Each restaurant is equipped with several big screen TVs and projectors with the best seat in the house. Try the special three-course Prix-Fixe Early Game Menu from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for $25 per person. The menu will feature a variety of Novecento’s signature empanadas such as steak, chicken, spinach and cheese and ham and cheese; Argentinian French Toast made with Brioche bread, condensed milk and dulce de leche; Bacon Pancakes featuring a bacon infused maple syrup; Avocado Toast; the Lomito Sandwich made with thinly sliced filet; and their beloved Choripan sandwich. Lighter options include the Heartwise Omelette and Salmon Toast. If you’re feeling boozy, enjoy unlimited Mimosas for an additional $20 per person or quench your thirst with some ice-cold Heineken priced at $25 per bucket. Rivalry matches will feature a live DJ, afterparties, face painting along with raffles and giveaways with prizes such as official team jerseys, official soccer balls, roundtrip airline tickets courtesy of Aerolíneas Argentinas and Delta Air Lines and much more! From 9 a.m. to close, select brunch menu items will be available along with the a la carte menu. Reservations are encouraged and should be made directly with the restaurant. For more information, visit the website. Novecento Brickell is located at 1414 Brickell Ave.; Telephone 305-403-0900.

MIAMI BEACH

OFA Restaurant
Brazil may be out of the tournament but you can still catch the games at this progressive Brazilian restaurant and bar. Nestled in the hip, ever-growing Sunset Harbor neighborhood, Ofa welcomes diners and imbibers to enjoy its World Cup Special of three appetizers and three beers for $35 on its lush al fresco patio lounge. Game watchers can choose from Brazilian favorites that include Pao de Queijo (traditional cheese bread), Rice or Beef Croquettes, Fried Yucca or Coxinha. Beer options include BudLight or Budweiser. Ofa’s a la carte menu will also be available. To keep spirits high, guests are encouraged to choose from a wide selection of cocktails that include Ofa’s signature Caipirinha, the CaipirOFa – organic aged cachaça, lime and sugar. Ofa is located at 1929 Purdy Avenue on Miami Beach. Call 305-763-8766. Visit the websitefor more information

Fontainebleau Miami Beach
The iconic hotel invites guests and locals alike to cheer on their favorite teams with an interactive viewing experience. Guest who are not traveling to Russia to attend this year’s tournament can partake in
Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s viewing parties in the comfort of their private cabana or by booking a spa special. Hosting oceanfront-viewing parties via giant screen with themed entertainment for each match, Fontainebleau Miami Beach offers an exciting way to root for teams participating in the 2018 World Cup. Guests who book a cabana at Arkadia pool will have a front row seat to a 14 foot x24 foot screen, offering a fun and private experience at the resort’s 21-and-over pool. Themed cocktails from participating country teams will also be served to guests who book a cabana at Arkadia. The hotel is located at 4441 Collins Ave.

1 Hotel South Beach
During the Final Game on July 15th, WATR at the 1 Rooftop will have tons of TVs, soccer themed cocktails, and a soccer net that you can take a shot on for a chance to win a complimentary cocktail with a goal. The fun will begin early for the game. Open to the public with RSVP by sending an email to [email protected] The hotel is located at 2341 Collins Ave.

Española Way
The charming street will host a street takeover party on Sunday with multiple offers:

  • Tapas y Tintos will be serving buckets of 4 Estrella Damm Beer for $20 and Montaditos for only $2
  • Oh Mexico will be serving classic Margaritas at happy hour price- $6.95
  • Mercato della Pescheria will be offering $20 Bottomless Mimosas
  • Havana 1957 will be offering $19.99 Bottomless Mimosas and $6.95 Classic Mojitos.
  • Mare Mio will offer a dozen oysters with a bottle of wine for $39.

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Española Way is located between 14th and 15th Street in Miami Beach off Washington Avenue. Visit the website for more information.

Lolo’s Surf Cantina
Lolo’s Surf Cantina knows the importance of top-notch food and cocktails, especially when it comes to accompanying sports. As you watch the upcoming 2018 World Cup on Lolo’s TVs lining the bar, enjoy food and drink specials from the authentic beachside Mexican restaurant. Get a Margarita Pitcher with Lolo’s Guacamole appetizer for $45, a Tequila Flight with three tacos for $28 and country-specific cocktails for each game. Some special cocktails include the “Moscow to Cancun” (Russian cocktail) for $10, “Hibiscus Sangria” (Spanish cocktail) for $7, “Mexico City” (Mexico cocktail) for $5 and Caipirinha (Brasil cocktail). Lolo’s Surf Cantina is located at 161 Ocean Dr. Call 305-735-6973 or visit the website.

The Ocean Grill at The Setai, Miami Beach
Unique among all Miami alfresco culinary experiences, The Ocean Grill at The Setai, Miami Beach offers breathtaking water views in every direction allowing you to enjoy the refreshing breeze of the Atlantic Ocean right before your eyes or a clear view of The Setai’s three infinity edge pools. Although it is normally open for lunch and dinner only, in celebration of the World Cup, The Ocean Grill will have a special breakfast menu starting at 8 a.m. for the games. There will also be Bloody Marys – need we say more? Pamper yourself with the divine tastes of flavorful Mediterranean dishes and dishes with a rustic flare from the custom-built wood-fire grill. Visit the website for more information. The hotel is located at 2001 Collins Ave.

Wild ‘N Out Sports Bar and Arcade
No matter what team you’re supporting, as long as you sport your team’s gear during the World Cup games at Wild ‘N Out Sports Bar and Arcade, you can score $10 Lil Patriot’s cocktails and $2 tacos. Watch the games at Ocean Drive’s newest hotspot while indulging in delicious tacos and cocktails. Wild ‘N Out Sports Bar and Arcade is located at 1144 Ocean Dr. Call 305-535-3500 or visit the website for more information.

BAL HARBOUR

Le Zoo
This South of France -inspired restaurant located in Bal Harbour Shops will be open starting at 10 a.m. for early games. Le Zoo will be offering same classic menu items featuring Oysters, Steak Frites, Burger Américain among other dishes. The restaurant is located in the Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave.
Visit the website for more information.

CORAL GABLES

Bulla Gastrobar, Coral Gables
Enjoy watching the 2018 World Cup at Miami’s favorite Spanish restaurant, Bulla Gastrobar. Indulge in delicious Spanish tapas including Huevos Bulla, a variety of cheese plates and refreshing Sangrias all while watching the games on big screen TVs. Visit the website for more information. The restaurant is located at 2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd.

KEY BISCAYNE

Novecento Key Biscayne
Since the games are taking place across the globe in Russia, all Novecento locations will be open at 7 a.m. for your viewing pleasure. Each restaurant is equipped with several big screen TVs and projectors with the best seat in the house. Try the special three-course Prix-Fixe Early Game Menu from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for $25 per person. The menu will feature a variety of Novecento’s signature empanadas such as steak, chicken, spinach and cheese and ham and cheese; Argentinian French Toast made with Brioche bread, condensed milk and dulce de leche; Bacon Pancakes featuring a bacon infused maple syrup; Avocado Toast; the Lomito Sandwich made with thinly sliced filet; and their beloved Choripan sandwich. Lighter options include the Heartwise Omelette and Salmon Toast. If you’re feeling boozy, enjoy unlimited Mimosas for an additional $20 per person or quench your thirst with some ice-cold Heineken priced at $25 per bucket. Rivalry matches will feature a live DJ, afterparties, face painting along with raffles and giveaways with prizes such as official team jerseys, official soccer balls, roundtrip airline tickets courtesy of Aerolíneas Argentinas and Delta Air Lines and much more! From 9 a.m. to close, select brunch menu items will be available along with the a la carte menu. Reservations are encouraged and should be made directly with the restaurant. For more information, visit the website. Novecento Key Biscayne is located at 620 Crandon Blvd.; Telephone 305-362-0900.

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Duffy’s Sports Grill
During the 2018 World Cup, all Duffy’s Sports Grill locations across Florida will open early for key matchups. Cheer on your favorite team on over 80 HD TVs while you dine on Duffy’s fan-favorite items including the Hangover Burger, Avocado Toast, All American Bloody Mary, and Mimosa. Visit the website for more information. The North Miami Beach location is at 3969 NE 163rd St.

HOLLYWOOD

Bristol’s Burgers
Hollywood’s favorite burger joint gives sports lovers and their families the ultimate laid-back party venue to host any viewing party. In honor of the 2018 World Cup, Bristol’s Burgers is offering the option to “build-your-own party platter” including the signature Hollywood fries, BBQ wings, sliders and tater tots, customizable for groups of all sizes. Guests can add a bucket of canned beer for $25 or bottles for $30. In addition, from 5 -7 p.m., enjoy happy hour pricing with $5 beers, mac & cheese tots, smoked chicken wings and much more. Zone into the game while the kids check out the complimentary arcade or the Diplomat Landing Marina where there are outdoor games like ping-pong, corn hole, and giant Jenga. Bristol’s Burgers is located at 3460 S Ocean Dr. Call 954-602-8760 or visit the website.

DORAL

Bulla Gastrobar, Doral

Bulla Gastrobar, Coral Gables and Doral
Enjoy watching the 2018 World Cup at Miami’s favorite Spanish restaurant, Bulla Gastrobar. Indulge in delicious Spanish tapas including Huevos Bulla, a variety of cheese plates and refreshing Sangrias all while watching the games on big screen TVs. Visit the website for more information. The restaurant is located at 5335 NW 87 Avenue.

KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral
Kings Dining & Entertainment Doral is the place to be for all sports events, especially one as big as the 2018 World Cup. For the games, KINGS Doral will operate on special hours opening at 11 a.m. While watching the game from dozens of TVs throughout the space, enjoy new over-the-top mega shakes, large-format cocktails, an extensive menu, and not one, but two, happy hours. Whether you want to enjoy a nice afternoon with the family bowling and playing games while watching, or you want to party with your friends while indulging in four unique flavors of lollipop-style chicken wings, KINGS Doral has anything and everything to make it happen. If you’re a vegetarian and still want to experience KINGS unbelievable wings, get an order of the signature vegetarian “Vings” made with cauliflower! KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral is located at 3450 Northwest 83rd Ave. Call 844-494-9400 or visit the website.

Pisco y Nazca, Kendall and Doral
Details: Pisco y Nazca Kendall and Doral will be displaying the 2018 World Cup on big screen TVs. Enjoy classic Peruvian dishes and Pisco sours while rooting for your favorite team. Visit the website for more information.

KENDALL

Pisco y Nazca, Kendall and Doral
Details: Pisco y Nazca Kendall and Doral will be displaying the 2018 World Cup on big screen TVs. Enjoy classic Peruvian dishes and Pisco sours while rooting for your favorite team. Visit the website for more information.

HALLANDALE

ETARU Hallandale
Catch the World Cup with an oceanfront view at ETARU Hallandale Beach Bar. ETARU will offer a complimentary drink with the purchase of any breakfast dish. Dishes include the Avocado Toast with wasabi and Tokyo Beni with poached eggs,smoked salmon and yuzu hollandaise on a shiso waffle. In the afternoon, try the ETARU Burger with tomato, onion and shitake ketchup. The burger is served with french fries for $18 that includes a complimentary Sapporo Light. The a la carte menu will also be available with a wide selection of fresh sushi, salads and Robata dishes. A variety of refreshing cocktails and beers are available at the bar to keep the party going beyond your meal. ETARU is located at 111 South Surf Road in Hallandale Beach. A second location opened on June 15 at Icon Las Olas, 500 East Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Telephone: 954-271-3222; Click here for more information.

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