Staying up until sunrise is unusually common in the Miami nightlife scene; and for those who don’t party, you never know when a 24-hour establishment will come in handy. Whether you need chapstick or some food to sop up a night of boozing at 5am, we want to make sure you know where to get what you want.
Eating & Drinking
When you walk out of a Miami Beach club at 5am (when most close), you will want to do one of two thing—keep drinking or start eating. Thankfully, there are a couple great places in South Beach to do both.
We love the 11th St. Diner, because you can eat breakfast at night or order a cheeseburger in the morning. Located on the corner of 11th Street and Washington Avenue, it’s built inside of an airstream trailer and styled straight out of the movie, Grease. Sip on a spiked milkshake like the Koko Loko (151 rum, banana liqueur, and coconut ice cream) or one of their many other cocktails as you munch on a sandwich with fries. It’s open 24 hours Wed.-Sun. and midnight all other nights.
The other late night option for food and drink is News Café on the corner of Ocean Drive and 8th Street. After a night of partying, you and your friends can sit here and eat breakfast as you watch the sun rise over the ocean. The cafe serves a variety of standard breakfast and dinner foods including omelets, burgers, pizza, and some Middle Eastern dishes like hummus, baba ganoush, and stuffed grape leaves. This is one of Miami Beach’s original cafés and is open 24/7/365.
Coffee & Wi-Fi
Something is going on at work (really good or really bad) and you need some coffee and a place to use Wi-Fi in the middle of the night. While all rooms at the Blue Moon Hotel are equipped with a Keurig coffee brewer and free Wi-Fi, you may have a loved one sleeping or the need for a change of scenery. Fortunately, there is a 24-hour Starbucks situated within walking distance, on the corner of Lincoln Road and Meridian Avenue.
Necessities: Beer, Wine, Medicine, and Snacks
Thank God for Walgreens and CVS! You can find anything from headphones to gummy worms to cough medicine and get it all at any hour of the day or night. If you are looking to pick up some booze, they carry wine and beer at these South Beach locations as well. Both are on 5th Street, one on the corner of Collins Avenue, the other on the corner of Washington Avenue.
There is a Bank of America with an ATM outside on Washington between 9th and 10th streets, just a short walk from the hotel.
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