Florida’s First Vivo! Entertainment Venue To Open At Miami’s Dolphin Mall In Summer 2023

The 62,000 Sq. Ft. Vivo! Dolphin Mall will Offer Premium Entertainment and Unparalleled Dining, Cocktails, and Hospitality for Locals and Visitors to Miami

Taubman Realty Group and Live! Hospitality & Entertainment, a division of The Cordish Companies, are excited to announce the summer 2023 debut of VIVO! DOLPHIN MALL. With a name literally meaning “lively,” Vivo! will be just that with 62,000-square-feet of dining and entertainment space including an expansive 30,000-square-foot al fresco plaza. Vivo! will be an all-encompassing central hub for lunch, brunch, dinner, nightlife, concerts, date night, or a laidback hangout with friends and family. 

“It’s been incredible working with Taubman Realty Group to bring this world-class dining and entertainment experience to life at Dolphin Mall,” stated Scott Steenrod, chief operating officer of Live! Hospitality & Entertainment. “For over two decades, our Live! brand has dramatically changed the entertainment experience all around the country. Vivo! Dolphin Mall will bring even more energy and excitement to an already bustling destination, including best-in-class food and drink, premier live music and entertainment, and first-class hospitality that our Live! brand is known for nationwide. We can’t wait to debut Vivo! this summer including bringing Sports & Social and PBR Cowboy Bar to Florida for the first time, and welcoming Sergio’s authentic Cuban cuisine to the District.”

“Our multi-center partnership with Live! Hospitality & Entertainment comes to life for the first time with Vivo! Dolphin Mall,” said William Taubman, president and chief operating officer of Taubman Realty Group. “We are dedicated to engaging our customers with the absolute best in entertainment and experiences, and this project will provide unparalleled enjoyment within this competitive market.” 

Florida’s First Vivo! Entertainment Venue To Open At Miami’s Dolphin Mall In Summer 2023Encompassing multiple food and beverage concepts, Vivo! Dolphin Mall features three signature areas including its energetic center, SPORTS & SOCIAL. The space will feature three bars, live music and entertainment throughout the week, nostalgic arcade games, and an unrivaled sports-watch atmosphere – the next best game watching experience outside of a stadium or arena. Outfitted with state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, the sports bar will offer an impressive 50-foot LED screen that allows for simultaneous viewing of multiple games and sporting events. Game days will feature an electric environment with elements such as emcees and DJs, live fan-cams, competitions and games, and industry-leading sound and light effects.

The 17,000-square-foot domain will offer an elevated menu conceived by James Beard Award Nominee, Chef John Suley, from its made-from-scratch kitchen. Guests will be able to enjoy a full menu for lunch and dinner as well as an indulgent brunch experience on the weekends.

Anchoring the Vivo! Dolphin Mall complex will be PBR COWBOY BAR. The result of a partnership with PBR (Professional Bull Riders), the world’s leading bull riding organization, PBR Cowboy Bar will live up to its legendary name, bringing an authentic Country Western spirit married with big-time entertainment and nightlife to Vivo!. The 10,000-square-foot venue will offer high-energy music, two expansive bars, private VIP tables with bottle service, world-class sound and lighting, and a mechanical bull.

The soul of PBR Cowboy Bar comes alive through its great entertainment, the best in country music, and its rich traditions, including Freedom Friday, a night of appreciation once a month for all military personnel, veterans, first responders and public service members. As the 13th PBR Cowboy Bar in the country and the first in Florida, guests can expect big-name country music entertainment as other venues have welcomed natural stars including Luke Bryan, Old Dominion, and Justin Moore.

Vivo! Dolphin Mall is an ideal place for the 13th good-time cowboy bar. We can’t wait to welcome South Floridians and visitors alike to come in and ‘Be Cowboy’, said Sean Gleason, Commissioner and CEO, PBR.

Sports & Social and PBR Cowboy Bar will both open onto a sprawling Vivo! Plaza that will create a free-flowing community gathering space for live music, sports watch parties, family-friendly events, cultural celebrations, food, and beverage festivals, and more. The highlight of Vivo! Plaza will be its stage complete with a state-of-the-art 24’ LED screen for sports viewing and live musical performances. With room to host up to 2,000 people for concerts, the Vivo! Plaza will showcase a wide range of live music that celebrates local, regional and national touring artists.

The casual “backyard” space will include a container food and beverage area for guests to eat and enjoy bites from SERGIO’S CUBAN AMERICAN KITCHEN and refreshing drinks from CRUSH BAR, including Maryland’s signature Orange Crush drink, which is landing in South Florida for the very first time. The iconic beverage takes fresh squeezed juice and your choice of spirit and serves it up over crushed ice. 

Creating authentic dishes using family recipes to fuse Cuban and American cuisines since 1975, Sergio’s Cuban American Kitchen’s cooking is based on the philosophy of simple, fresh and homemade. With 14 locations across South Florida, the beloved restaurant features items such as Pan Con Lechon made with grilled pork, onions, mojo sauce and Cuban bread; Croqueta Preparada made with ham, pork, two croquetas, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard and Cuban bread and Frita & Fries made with a chorizo and beef burger, onions, string potatoes, ketchup, order of fries.  

“Sergio’s Restaurants is delighted to partner with Vivo! Dolphin Mall to showcase the Cuban and Latin cuisine we’ve grown famous for,” shares Carlos Gazitua, CEO of Sergio’s Cuban American Kitchen.

The Cordish Companies is one of the largest, most respected developer-operators of upscale mixed-use, entertainment and casino resort destinations in the United States. In Florida, Cordish was the original development partner of the Seminole Tribe of Florida for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, two of the most successful casino entertainment resorts in the world. The Cordish Companies is also currently under development on a 223-acre mixed-use resort destination in Pompano Beach, FL in partnership with Caesars Entertainment, as well as additional projects in Miami and Orlando.  

For more information on Vivo! Dolphin Mall, please visit www.vivodolphinmall.com and engage with us on Facebook and Instagram @vivodolphinmall. 


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