Here are the best World Cup Finals watch parties in Miami

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 11:  Mario Mandzukic of Croatia celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Semi Final match between England and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 11, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 11: Mario Mandzukic of Croatia celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Semi Final match between England and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 11, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. Getty Images

Where will you be on Sunday watching the FIFA World Cup finals? We’re still deciding, too. Because there are a ton of local places all over town throwing watch parties that look frickin’ cool. France and Croatia face off starting at 11 a.m.

Española Way

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The charming, picturesque pedestrian-only street will host a street takeover party with three screens showing the match and drink specials at restaurants like Tapas y Tintos, Oh! Mexico, Mercato della Pescheria, Havana 1957 and Mare Mio.

1440 Washington Ave., Miami Beach;

Le Zoo

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Le Zoo, the South of France inspired restaurant located in Bal Harbour Shops, will host a watch party for the final game between Croatia and France. The bar will be open starting at 10 a.m. and the restaurant will be offering classic menu items.

9700 Collins Ave., #135, Miami Beach

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Rooftop Pool – Sunrise

During the World Cup Final WATR at the 1 Rooftop will have multiple screens showing the match, soccer themed cocktails and a soccer net where visitors can take a shot on a goalie for the chance to win a complimentary cocktail with a goal.

2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach;, limited space available.

Basement Miami

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Come by Basement starting at 11 a.m. for a World Cup finale viewing party at one of SoFla’s most Instagrammable spots. Enjoy a special bowling promotion and food and drink specialsat this entertainment hotspot inside The Miami Beach EDITION.

Basement Miami, 2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-641-7119.

Coyo Taco

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Mexico was knocked out of competition, but you can still root on your favorite national team with some authentic Mexican street food: tacos, tortillas, guac and more. #finalsgoals.

Coyo Taco 1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami; 786-773-3337.

The Shrubbery

The competition continues! Don’t miss out a single intense second of the big games and kick back at our viewing lounge on level 5 #atEAST. Who are you rooting for tomorrow? ⚽️

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Get your party started at 8 a.m. at this venue located on the fifth floor of EAST, Miami at Brickell City Centre.  The Shrubbery offers bites and drinks from the lifestyle hotel’s signature eatery Quinto la Huella, amid lush surroundings. Game-day specials include drinks from the regions of the soccer teams playing. Come early to snag a spot.

The Shrubbery, East Miami, Brickell City Centre, 788 Brickell Plaza, 305-712- 7000.

VEZA SUR Brewing Co.

It’s the last week of @fifaworldcup and we’ve got a lot going on! Swipe left to see this week’s happenings ✨⚽️ We’re ending with World Cup Finals Watch Party! #VEZASUR #HechaEnMiami

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With big screen projectors at the bar and out on the patio, soccer aficionados can enjoy the action, as well as some specialty craft beers. A bonus for guests repping their favorite team’s jersey: $2 Brazilian Chopps  (pronounced Show-peas). To honor greats of the sport- e.g., Pele, Maradona, Messi, Kaka – VEZA SUR released El Diez 10, which takes on the classic Belgian Witbier style with subtle touches of coriander, orange peel and fresh Ruby Red grapefruit. On the food front, there will be empanadas from Fufi and Box Cold Brew coffee on tap.

Veza Sur Brewing Co., 55 NW 25th St., 786-362-6300.

Haulover Sandbar


If you’re up for a drive and are looking for an unusual venue: Hundreds of boaters and paddleboarders are expected at the Haulover Sandbar. You will encounter the matchup broadcast on a 46-foot-long screen aboard a 58-foot boat, Ballyhoo, from the comfort of your watercraft.

Haulover Sandbar, Bal Harbour.

Canvas Miami

Feel the energy of world class soccer and the culmination of this international championship game in a laid-back atmosphere at the @canvasmiami Pop-Up Gallery! Enjoy outdoor games, test your soccer skills, grub on delicious bites from @fufirestaurant and @doggystylemia, throw back some beers and cheer on your favorite team. Join us for a family-friendly afternoon including arts & craft activities for the kids. Wear your colors, bring your tribe! ⚽️ RSVP at the link in our bio to save your seat!

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Soak up the international soccer vibes amid a laid-back atmosphere at the @canvasmiami Pop-Up Gallery from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can come too, partaking in outdoor games, arts and crafts and grub from Fufi Restaurant. “Wear your colors, bring your tribe,” reads an Instagram post.

Canvas Miami, 70 NE 17th St., Miami.

CityPlace Doral

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Hit up this hip outdoor destination for all your family’s World Cup needs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A jumbotron will be set up in the main entertainment plaza, along with music by DJ Bulldog, an inflatable soccer field, live mural artist, face painting, arts & crafts, jersey giveaways and more. Guests can also choose from a variety of specials from participating eateries such as Cabo Flats ($2 tacos, $3 draft beers, $6 Moscow Mules), Brimstone Woodfire Grille (discounted appetizers and giveaways for fans dressed in their favorite team jersey) and CityWorks (giveaway of a Cristiano Ronaldo Madrid home jersey and bottomless brunch).

CityPlace Doral, 8300 NW 36th St, Doral. 786-693-1849.

Biscayne Bay Brewing Company


Soccer fans can enjoy pitchers for $7.50, $15 bottomless mimosas and when either team scores guests get a free shooter of Kaptain’s Kolsch. While watching the game enjoy the brunch menu featuring endless brunch options such as buttermilk pancakes or a breakfast burrito.

8000 NW 25th St. #500, Doral; 305-381-5718

Atton Brickell

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Head to UVA Wine & Pisco Bar for crisp drinks and terrific selection of Chilean and Argentinian wine while enjoying the final on their large flat screens behind the lobby bar. In celebration of the game, UVA is offering an extended happy hour with $7 cocktails, $6 glasses of wine, and $3 draft beers.

1500 SW 1st Ave., Miami