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Miami: Place to watch BCS Championship

gustaf Jan 8, 2007 01:38 PM

A few of us will be flying in to Miami for work. We will arrive this evening.

Anyone have suggestions for a good location to watch the game (good food, decent crowd)? We will be split between two different Hyatt Regencies -- one in Coral Gables and one on SE 2nd.

We will have rental cars, but we would prefer not to drive forever and a day. (20ish minutes is good)

Thanks in advance.


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    tpigeon RE: gustaf Jan 8, 2007 01:44 PM

    If you get desperate, try Lucky Strike in SOBE (kind of far), but definitely look for something in CG first.

    1. lax2mia RE: gustaf Jan 8, 2007 02:02 PM

      If you want raucous, Quarterdeck in South Beach on Alton. Walls are almost lined with flatscreens. Food isn't bad for a bar either.

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        tpigeon RE: lax2mia Jan 8, 2007 02:20 PM

        Quaterdeck is good, but Lucky Strike has projectors...Lucky strike's food aint bad either...

      2. lax2mia RE: gustaf Jan 8, 2007 02:05 PM

        For something more mellow there's Gordon Biersch. Better food, but not a sports bar per se. One negative was poor TV reception (at least when we went to see the Rose Bowl). Also, though I haven't been myself, Finnegan's on the River apparently has enough TVs for viewing. As for somewhere in the Gables, all I can think of is either the bar at Houston's or Duffy's Tavern (the former being much more upscale than the latter).

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