Ball & Chain Bar and Music Venue in Little Havana

The iconic Ball & Chain Bar and Music Venue in Little Havana is an entertainment spot that defines Miami’s vibrant nightlife. From the 1930s to 1950s it reemerged as a popular live-music venue in Miami with Cuban-style food & drink. Today, The Ball & Chain Bar and Music Venue offers an  energetic vibe to its patrons. It has had a reputation as a power player in Miami’s nightlife and social scene.

Ball & Chain is a place to dance and drink like in 1939. It gives you a taste of the historic Cuban culture in Miami. The Historic Miami Bar and Club is as fascinating as any structure on this portion of Calle Ocho. The food, drinks, and the liveliest entertainment you will encounter here makes the lounge and nightspot an experience unlike anything else in Miami.

Ball & Chain Bar and Music Venue in Little Havana

Address: 1513 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135
Phone: (305) 643-7820 | Venue’s website:
Hours: Mon-Wed:12:00 pm-12:00 am
Thu-Sat: 12:00 pm-3:00 am | Sun: 2:00 pm-10:00 pm
Parking Information: Street and Valet

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The historic Ball & Chain bar and music venue is reviving the nightlife scene on Calle Ocho. The place is popular for delicious home-made paella. There’s music all night long with DJs. The cocktail menu is extensive, including Margaritas, Daiquiris, Mojito, Havana Regal among others famous Cuban cocktails. Check here a list of their cocktails and food and plan your visit for this week.

Today’s Ball & Chain is a recreation of the 1930s hotspot that welcomed on its ts stage many jazz superstars like Billie Holiday, Count Basie and Chet Baker. It is one of the best places to dance Salsa music in Miami.

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