10 Miami Restaurants with Live Music
By Kayla Louttit
Do you like to dine and groove? We’ve rounded up ten Miami restaurants with live music, some with dancing and show, where you can also count on good to great food, and at different price points. And note, if you’ve thought of going to Thea’s Supper Club (an early Valentine’s Day perhaps?), the next open date (and only one in February) is February 10th.
495 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, (786) 623-6135
Located in downtown Brickell, Cantina La Veinte serves Mexican cuisine in a playful yet sophisticated two-floor waterfront space featuring a black onyx bar and outdoor patio. Diners can enjoy live mariachi bands perform for them Wednesdays through Saturdays from 8-11 pm, and Sundays from 3-5pm.
200 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131, (305) 374-9378
Known for its “Cuisine of the Sun”, Zest puts a Miami spin on exotic cuisines like Caribbean, Asian, Indian and Latin American. Each item on the menu is accompanied by a creative cocktail to best complement the dish. Every Wednesday through Saturday night, the restaurant features live jazz, reggae and Cuban blues music for guests to enjoy as they relax in the restaurant’s outdoor lounge surrounded by lush green walls and metallic accents.
432 W 41st St, Miami Beach, FL 33140, (305) 538-8533
The Forge Restaurant and Wine Bar, an iconic Miami Beach modern steakhouse, which has catered to notable names such as Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Madonna, and more, features a “Remastered” event every Sunday night. Known for elevating the typical dining experience, The Forge’s fresh initiative takes a bold theatrical approach towards seamlessly integrating celebrated cuisine, live performances and DJs. Hosted every Sunday beginning at 8 p.m., the event features live vocalists along with DJ YNOT spinning R&B, 90’s, and hip hop.
1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33130, (305) 535-0065
Introduced by owners Michael Ridard and Mathieu Massa, El Tucán is more than just a dinner and a show experience. It is a cabaret moment that pays homage to Cuba in the 1940s, transported to the heart of Miami’s expanding Brickell area. Twice a night, every Thursday to Saturday, live acts take the stage at the playhouse to an elevated and authentic experience while diners enjoy exciting fare.
422 NW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33128, (305) 440-4200
Waterfront restaurant and lounge Seaspice is home to Seaspice Live, a lineup of live musical performances by some of the most promising artist in the industry. Every Friday and Saturday at 10:30 pm, the venue, located on the banks of the Miami River, hosts an array of internationally acclaimed musicians in its sound engineered, state of the art stage.
339 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134, (786) 502-4684
Bellmónt Spanish Restaurant brings the Spanish fiesta to Miracle Mile with a live show every Friday night called “Noche de Coplas and Rumba Flamenca.” “Noche de Coplas” is a unique show brought directly from Spain, where Ingrid Reino, Spaniard singer, and May Barreto, Cuban master guitarist, perform the best of Spanish ballads “Copla” and “Rumba Flamenca.”
999 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, (305) 415-9990
COYA Miami is saying “Let’s Salsa!” with a Salsa extravaganza offered on the first Thursday of every month. Every month features live music, professional dancers and crowd participation. Bring your dancing shoes to salsa the night away. As space is very limited, be sure to reserve a table for dinner by contacting email@example.com.
2889 McFarlane Rd, Coconut Grove, FL 33133, (305) 774-3332
Coconut Grove’s Peacock Garden Cafe, beloved for its charming garden and patio, offers a live “Jazz in the Garden” event every Friday and Saturday evening from 7:30-10:30 pm. Guests can enjoy the music alongside the restaurant’s fresh, garden-inspired fare and handcrafted cocktails.
749 NE 79th St, Miami, FL 33138, (786) 391-0300
Mina’s Mediterraneo brings a variety of Middle Eastern treats to Miami’s Upper East Side. The garden patio comes alive during their Saturday’s in the Garden live music series featuring local talent every Saturday at 8 pm. In addition, the restaurant offers happy hour pricing all evening Saturday including $3 beer, $6 glasses of wine and $8 craft cocktails.
1951 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33136, (305) 777-3777
Thea’s is a stylish café in Miami that opens for dinner on select dates each month and calls these nights The Club at Thea’s. Pavel Vitier is the lead singer and guitarist of the three–piece band that plays for the evening. He studied at the music conservatory in Havana and plays “trova”, ballads from the 1920’s to 1950’s The next dinner will be February 10th. They will offer two seatings; the first will start at 6.30pm/7.00pm and end at 9.00pm and the second seating will begin at 9.15pm / 9.30pm. If you would like to reserve a table at The Club or receive the monthly invitation. email Reservations@Private-Theas.com or call Thea’s at 305.777.3777.