South of Downtown Miami is located the Brickell neighborhood, considered the financial district of the city, where the tall towers of the commercial buildings and luxury complexes that house Miami’s main financial institutions are located. These mirrored buildings outline and contrast with the beautiful Biscayne Bay.
Brickell is also known as the “Manhattan of the South”, mainly after its rapid growth in the last decade and is now full of luxurious residential developments, bars on the rooftops of high-rises, trendy nightclubs, restaurants of the best and most varied cuisines , as well as important art galleries, luxury hotels and boutiques of famous brands, located mainly in Brickell City Center, a large shopping complex in the region.
This neighborhood is also home to the famous Brickell Avenue Bridge, which is in the heart of the city and crosses the Miami River. It is a very interesting bascule bridge that rises for the passage of boats.
Brickell is a neighborhood usually frequented by the residents themselves and those who work in the region. This place is undoubtedly a good suggestion for tourists who visit Miami and wish to explore high quality cuisine, as well as excellent and varied options for art, culture and entertainment.
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The Donwtown Miami and Brickell regions are connected by Metromover public transport. It is a kind of automatic and free cable car, very practical to get around this region, facilitating access to strategic points in the city.
The Mary region Brickell Village, considered an urban oasis in the heart of Birickell, is a shopping center that brings together shops, bars and varied restaurants that attract many visitors during lunch, happy hour and dinner. See some of the most popular places there:
- Fadó Irish Pub – A super trendy bar during happy hour.
- Rosa Mexicano: Mexican cuisine house with great variety of typical dishes and drinks.
- Brother Jimmy’s BBQ: Traditional Florida cuisine, his specialty is pork ribs. This restaurant is very busy during happy hour.
- North Italia: The restaurant serves its delicious handmade pasta and pizza.
- PF Chang’s: Asian cuisine.
Already on trendy Brickell Avenue is the Baby Jane, a super cool bar that is very popular in the late afternoon and night. It serves drinks, delicious portions and also pasta options and salads.
Those looking for a more refined and intimate, you cannot miss Komodo (also on the Avenue), specializing in contemporary Asian cuisine. The house has more than 300 places and serves elaborate and exclusive menus, with lobsters, octopuses and other delicious delicacies.
At the famous Brickell City Center the visitor you can enjoy great gastronomic options, like Tacology, culinary Mexican, Luke’s Lobster, specializing in seafood, La Centrale and Casa Your Italian specialty cuisine.
At Brickell City Center, is the Fifth La Huella, located in the famous East Miami Hotel, which offers refined menus and exclusive to Uruguayan gastronomy. The house has as one of its differentials the delicious parrilla made on the grill, in an intimate setting and nice.
Things to do in Brickell
The neighborhood brings together several entertainment options in bars, clubs and restaurants with live music.
In addition, there is the Brickell City Center (opened in 2016) that brought a new concept of shopping, leisure and entertainment to region. This important complex has two residential towers, the East Hotel and the mall with shops, cinema and great restaurants.
Sophisticated stores like Hugo Boss, Coach, Carmen Steffens, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sephora, Valentino, Victoria’s Secret and Zara, in addition to an Apple store, are present at this modern and technological shopping center. So the walk through Brickell City Center is an unmissable tour, whether for dinner, to buy souvenirs and souvenirs of the trip or even for a pleasant walk.
Brickell also brings together renowned contemporary art galleries such as the Brickell Gallery, Beaux Art Gallery Inc and Eternity Gallery Miami that are worth visiting.
The night in Brickell
For those looking for partying you will find good options in the region. Highlight for El Tucán, which is a nightclub with shows in the style of the 50s cabarets, in addition to offering a repertoire with Latin music. Other ballads that are successful in the early nights of Brickell such as Blume Night Club, Blue Martini Brickell, among others, in addition to bars like Barsecco that offer live music.
For those who prefer quieter programs, strolling through the Bay of Biscayne, is a very pleasant walk and suitable for hot nights.
In the neighborhood and areas nearby the visitor also finds great outdoor parks to enjoy on sunny days, such as Brickell Key Park and Allen Morris Brickell Park, which has plenty of greenery and are great places to relax, meditate, practice yoga or go for a walk, enjoying the look and wonderful nature of Brickell.
The island of Brickell Key is surrounded by a spacious boardwalk that offers stunning views of Biscayne Bay, this location is favorable for running and hiking.
Beaches near Brickell
For those who are at Brickell and looking to enjoy the beaches of Miami, the neighborhood is close to trendy and beautiful beaches in the city, such as Miami Beach and South Beach.
The Rickenbacker Causeway bridge connects Brickell to Key Biscayne Island (about 12km away), where you will find paradisiacal beaches that are truly oases that are undoubtedly worth visiting.
Curiosities about Brickell
The architecture of the Brickell City Center has a beautiful and technological steel and glass structure, called the Climate Ribbon that connects 3 blocks and guarantees climatic comfort to visitors, through air currents coming from the ocean, without the need for air conditioning. Perfect for Miami’s warm climate.
Still at the Brickell City Center, the Sugar Bar occupies the roof on the 40th floor of the East Miami hotel, guaranteeing a spectacular view of Miami, especially during sunset. This bar offers great Asian drinks and snacks. The house was voted one of the top ten rooftop bars in the United States by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. As Sugar is very popular, the ideal is to book in advance to ensure a good table.