Where to Watch World Cup 2022
No place loves the World Cup like South Florida. From Nov. 20 through Dec. 18, sports bars, restaurants and pool lounges will show the games and serve beer, drinks and foods. This year's events are being held in Qatar, with matches aired at 5am, 8am, 11am and 2pm. Only a few places will open for the 5am matches, so call to check first. Sports bars and pubs are reliable go-tos, including:
American Social, Brickell
Arkadia Grill and Bleau Bar at The Fontainebleau, Miami Beach
The Auld Dubliner, downtown Miami
Bay 13, Coral Gables
Editor Pizza, South Beach
Fritz and Franz, Coral Gables
La Santa Taqueria, Little River
Lost Boy Dry Goods, downtown Miami
Moxy South Beach
Novecento, Aventura, Brickell, Key Biscayne, Doral
Playwright Irish Pub & Restaurant, Miami Beach
Redland Market Village, Homestead
Tap 42, Coral Gables, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale
Veza Sur, Wynwood
Where to Watch World Cup 2022
World Cup Fan Fest, Dade County Fairgrounds
WHAT: Interactive activities for all ages, vendors, tasty food and drinks, and an ultra-posh VIP area. DJ Laz and DJ Ill-Set will keep you hyped between games with music and high energy. Both matches will be shown on two LEF Jumbotrons. $15-100
WHEN: Nov. 25. Gates open 11am
Netherlands vs Ecuador 11am-1pm
USA vs England 2pm-4pm
WHERE: Dade County Fairgrounds, 10901 Coral Way 10-5
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Bayshore Club, Coconut Grove
WHAT: They’re hosting 2pm watch parties on the water.
WHERE: 3391 Pan American Dr.
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Batch Gastropub Miami, Miami
WHAT: $25 beer buckets, Buffalo chicken nachos, pulled pork egg rolls and more. Games at 11am and 2pm.
WHERE: 30 SW 12 St.
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BBQ & Craft Company, Brickell
WHAT: BBQ and games plus $5 draft beers/
WHERE: 947 Brickell Ave.
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Beach Bar at Newport Pier, Sunny Isles Beach
WHAT: Watch the game with beachside views and enjoy fresh seafood and sushi.
WHERE: 16501 Collins Ave.
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Bottled Blonde Pizzeria, Wynwood
WHAT: Two 24-ft projector walls, two 15-ft LED walls, 49 TVs, booths and tables plus drink towers and specialty pizzas.
WHERE: 2838 NW 2 Ave., Bldg. 2
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Novotel Miami, Brickell
WHAT: See all scheduled matches except for 5am ones, with GOAAAL Breakfast available on game days and extended happy hours on game days from 2-7pm.
WHERE: 1500 SW 1 Ave.
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Eclectico Restaurant and Bar
WHAT: Mexican staples plus 200 different tequilas and mezcals.
WHERE: 320 San Lorenzo Ave.
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EST.33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen, Brickell
WHAT: Watch the World Cup and enjoy classic tastes of barbecue.
WHERE: 701 S Miami Ave.
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Mickey Burkes, South Beach
WHAT: Watch parties include most 5am games, plus daily food and drink specials.
WHERE: 1265 Washington Ave.
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WHAT: Comfort food and sushi amid TV screens. Dog friendly!
WHERE: 3201 Buena Vista Blvd.
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Pilo’s Tequila Garden, Wynwood
WHAT: Birria tacos, burritos and quesadillas plus tequila, mezcal and cocktails.
WHERE: 158 NW 24 St.
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WHAT: Watch the game amid mini-golf courses.
WHERE: Brickell City Centre, 701 S Miami Ave.
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Shoma Bazaar, Doral
WHAT: See the game on a 20ft by 12ft HD screen and drink $5 beers for $25 and foods from 16 vendors.
WHERE: 9420 NW 41 St.
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WHAT: Reserve pool access, daybeds, cabanas and take advantage of daily food and beverage specials, activations and contests.
WHERE: 1300 S Miami Ave.
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Tur Kitchen, Coral Gables
WHAT: World Cup Fan Zone experience where fans can dine on a mezze-style menu that includes braised lamb, manti and kofta sliders, plus specialty drinks, beer and wine.
WHEN: Through Dec. 18. Reserve seats through Open Table. Some walk-ins.
WHERE: 259 Giralda
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Prison Pals Tap Room, Oakland Park
WHAT: Founded by four Argentinians, this brewery features all kinds of beers plus food.
WHERE: 3555 N Dixie Hwy, Oakland Park
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WHAT: Watch the games and dine on burgers, sushi, tacos and hand-crafted cocktails.
WHERE: Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Dania Beach, Sawgrass, Fort Lauderdale Beach
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Special World Cup Chocolates
Something sweet for World Cup festivities? Order the Ode to Soccer 2022 chocolate box from Cao Chocolates. This is a tribute to chocolatier Ricardo Trillos’ favorite sport, says his wife, Anelith. "He lives, breathes and enjoys soccer and the World Cup is the most anticipated event for him," she says. Trillos selected 12 qualified countries and created chocolate bonbons inspired by their signature flavors to honor the most beautiful sport in the world:
1. Ecuador: Dark single origin 70% Ecuadorian cacao
2. England: English tea
3. Argentina: Malbec wine
4. France: Café au lait
5. Spain: Cava wine
6. Germany: Black Forest Cake
7. Brazil: Brigadeiro
8. Switzerland: Milk chocolate truffle
9. Portugal: Port wine
10. Japan: Matcha tea
11. Mexico: Horchata
12. USA: Apple Bourbon
Order here: Cao Chocolates