Classic Cocktails

Go retro: From a classic martini to a timeless Manhattan, find the best classic cocktails in Miami.

Updated: August 03, 2009

5 to Try

Delano Hotel

1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Take in a Manhattan with all the pretty people at this celebrity-gawking oasis.

Raleigh Hotel

1775 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Enjoy a perfect, giant vodka martini by the legendary pool, or down by the cabanas facing the Atlantic Ocean.

Cafe' Sambal Restaurant

500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131

Find 250 kinds of martinis--including the Gibson--at Miami's only five-star hotel.


1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

The brandy-blessed sidecar and gin-drenched gimlet are bar specialties at this elegantly intimate landmark hotel.

Bleau Bar

4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Fontainebleau is back, and with its iconic lobby bar that was made famous in James Bond's "Goldfinger" movie. Follow suit, with a martini that is shaken, not stirred.

More Spots for Drinks

Ruby Restaurant & Lounge

623 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Small, unassuming South Beach club gets rowdier as the night grows long.

Delano Hotel

1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

The Delano Hotel's bar is the epitome of South Beach style and indulgence.

Tamara Restaurant

1677 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Restored to its art-deco roots, this cozy bar is an appropriate throwback to the stylish days of classic cocktails.