The Heat Finals: Watch the Game With Bottle Service, Free Drinks, Dancing Bananas
This is where it gets exciting, folks. The Miami Heat has tied up the finals with the Spurs, which means tomorrow's game will be extra white-hot. Though the game will beplayed in San Antonio, plenty of places in Miami will show real team spirit. We've put together a list of our favorite spots offering freebies, upscale bottle service, and even a dancing banana.
World Red Eye
Haven turns into one massive screening room during the finals. If you want to see the players larger than life (and they're pretty large to begin with), this is the place for you. Bonus: A banana dances for your enjoyment at half-time!
World Red Eye Shake that banana!
If you're a baller at heart (or have the bank account of one), check out the Hoxton on game day. The "urban beach house" in Brickell is offering $200 bottles of Johnny Walker, Ketel One, and Moët Ice. The bottles come with premium seating right near the big screens so you can feel like you're at the game -- price tag and all.
If you want to feel "white hot" inside and out during the game, head to LoKal Burgers and Beer for its Miami Heat burger ($11), served with spicy mayo, sliced jack cheese, grilled onion, sliced jalapeños, lettuce, tomato, and sriracha. Order this spicy burger during the game, and cool off your tastebuds with a complimentary Florida Lager on draft.
Tongue & Cheek is offering extended happy hours during Heat games. That means $4 beers, $8 cocktails, inexpensive munchies, and a $10 family meal -- a complete three-course casual dinner served on a red compartmentalized tray (just like mom used to make).
Drink in the Heat with special themed cocktails at the Bleau Bar at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Feel the Heat is made with premium citrus vodka, fresh mint, raspberry purée, rock candy syrup, and ginger. Or celebrate with Mr. 305, a blend of Zacapa rum, orange curaçao, lime, Angostura bitters, and ginger beer. Both cocktails ($17) will be offered beginning at 4 p.m., and the entire center column will glow "white hot" during the games.
Courtesy Bleau Bar
Timo's at Villa Mayfair is offering a Heat watch party with free beer. Just show up and you'll be treated to free drafts during all four quarters of every finals game.
2901 Florida Ave., Miami, FL