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Ballers Season 2: Mapping every Miami location

Keeping tabs on second-season filming locations

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Ballers Season 2 premiered in July, with the controversial football drama starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (playing Spencer Strasmore, a fictitious former NFL star who played for the Dolphins) and Rob Corddry (playing Strasmore's business partner, Joe Krotel) returning to its Sunday night slot on HBO.

The drama about NFL stars off the field has rustled league feathers because it hasn't veered away from exposing the darker side of the shield and its players. It's certainly no Playmakers, however, and feels more like a poor man's Entourage.

The show continues to be based in Miami, so we've decided to keep tabs on all the South Florida locations we notice as the season progresses. Please email us at Miami@Curbed.com for any locations we may have missed.

Updated through: Episode 9

Note: The map will be updated with new locations the Monday after each episode airs. Map points are ordered by episode.

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1. Miami River

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90 NW North River Dr
Miami, FL 33128

The opening scene of Season 2 features Miami Dolphins star Ndamukong Suh manning a luxury boat filled with women along the Miami River (Episode 1).

2. Seaspice aka "Suh Casa"

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422 NW North River Dr
Miami, FL 33128
(305) 440-4200
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Seaspice was transformed into "Suh Casa," the fictitious but incredibly-named restaurant of Suh. NFL stars regularly make cameos, including another Dolphins player in Jarvis Landry, who made an appearance last night (Episode 1).

3. W South Beach

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2201 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 938-3000
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W South Beach has been a regular hot spot for Ballers thus far, appearing throughout the first season. This continued to be the case in the season 2 premiere, with the pool area providing the backdrop for a lunch meeting (Episode 1).

4. Taquerias El Mexicano

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521 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33130
(305) 858-1160
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Strasmore pulls up to a pharmacy next to Taquerias in Little Havana (Episode 2).

5. Orion Jet Center

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14850 NW 44th Ct
Opa-locka, FL 33054
(305) 455-2295
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Ricky Jarrett is getting wooed by the Saints at the airport, only its actual location isn't in New Orleans but Opa Locka (just south of Miami Gardens) at the Orion Jet Center (Season 3).

6. The Raleigh Hotel

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1775 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 534-6300
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While the W South Beach has been the most popular hotel featured in the series, the Restaurant at the Raleigh made an appearance in Episode 4.

7. Roosevelt Unisex Barber Shop

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5600 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 754-5511

Little Haiti finally gets some pub with a lengthy scene at Roosevelt (Episode 4).

8. One Miami

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325 S Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33131
(786) 351-3342
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Spencer and Joe are seen walking to their boss' yacht in Downtown Miami, just in front of the One Miami complex along Biscayne Bay (Episode 4).

9. University of Miami

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5821 San Amaro Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146

The Hecht Athletic Center, the practice facility for the Miami Hurricanes football team, has appeared multiple times on the show, serving as team headquarters for the Miami Dolphins. The Fins' actual facility is out in Davie (Episode 4).

10. The Moore Building

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4040 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 572-0866
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Episode 5 brings us to the Moore Building in the Design District, a historic venue and home to artwork, events, and a site-specific installation in the atrium called "Elastika," which you can see in the background here.

11. zoological wildlife foundation

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16225 SW 172nd Ave
Miami, FL 33187

Joe and Reggie search for an exotic present for their superstar client/friend (Episode 5).

12. Ferrino Sports Fitness Club

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341 NW South River Dr
Miami, FL 33128
(305) 640-5859
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Strasmore and a potential client are seen working out at this facility along the Miami River (Episode 5).

13. 5th Street Marina on the Miami River

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341 NW South River Dr
Miami, FL 33128
(305) 324-2040
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This marina on the Miami River was used as a backdrop upon Strasmore leaving the gym next door (Episode 5).

14. 212 South Island Road

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212 S Island Rd
Golden Beach, FL 33160

This luxury waterfront home of Ricky Jarrett has been featured in bunches in Season 2 and we've been recently able to pinpoint its exact location to Golden Beach.

15. Shuckers Bar and Grill

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1819 79th Street Cswy
North Bay Village, FL 33141
(305) 866-1570
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At first we thought the opening scene of Episode 6 was at Bokamper's in Miramar. Then some were saying Quarterdeck. The case has been since solved, with reader Marilu Castillo pointing out it looks like Shuckers in North Bay Village. It's been confirmed.

16. Miami Beach Marina

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300 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-6000
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Episode 6 brings us to the Miami Beach Marina, where Strasmore embarks on a day of fishing with his agent friend, an NFL prospect, and ESPN analyst Mark Schlereth.

17. Stiltsville

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Biscayne Channel
Miami, FL

While boating along Biscayne Bay, Strasmore and crew drive by what appears to be Stiltsville, a collection of wood stilt houses not far from Key Biscayne.

18. Paseo Catracho

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824 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33130
(305) 854-2705

Krotel (Corddry) is seen walking along 8th Street. In the background is Paseo Catracho (Episode 7).

19. New Life Medical Institute

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861 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33130

Joe walks into a medical center along 8th Street where Spencer received an authorized prescription of Vicodin (Episode 7).

20. KOMODO Restaurant

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801 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 534-2211
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The final scene of the episode features the duo getting drinks at the outdoor bar at Komodo in Brickell before heading inside for a business dinner (Episode 7).

21. El Pub

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1548 SW 8 Street (Calle Ocho)
Miami, FL
(305) 642-9942
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Two players on the show chat over dinner at El Pub on Calle Ocho (Episode 8).

22. Broward College Library

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3501 Davie Rd
Davie, FL 33314
(954) 201-6648
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Episode 9 brings us to out in front of the library at Broward college, where Charles Green (Omar Benson Miller), a front-office member of "the Dolphins" is out recruiting an undrafted free agent.

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1. Miami River

90 NW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33128

The opening scene of Season 2 features Miami Dolphins star Ndamukong Suh manning a luxury boat filled with women along the Miami River (Episode 1).

90 NW North River Dr
Miami, FL 33128

2. Seaspice aka "Suh Casa"

422 NW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33128

Seaspice was transformed into "Suh Casa," the fictitious but incredibly-named restaurant of Suh. NFL stars regularly make cameos, including another Dolphins player in Jarvis Landry, who made an appearance last night (Episode 1).

422 NW North River Dr
Miami, FL 33128

3. W South Beach

2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

W South Beach has been a regular hot spot for Ballers thus far, appearing throughout the first season. This continued to be the case in the season 2 premiere, with the pool area providing the backdrop for a lunch meeting (Episode 1).

2201 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

4. Taquerias El Mexicano

521 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130

Strasmore pulls up to a pharmacy next to Taquerias in Little Havana (Episode 2).

521 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33130

5. Orion Jet Center

14850 NW 44th Ct, Opa-locka, FL 33054

Ricky Jarrett is getting wooed by the Saints at the airport, only its actual location isn't in New Orleans but Opa Locka (just south of Miami Gardens) at the Orion Jet Center (Season 3).

14850 NW 44th Ct
Opa-locka, FL 33054

6. The Raleigh Hotel

1775 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

While the W South Beach has been the most popular hotel featured in the series, the Restaurant at the Raleigh made an appearance in Episode 4.

1775 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

7. Roosevelt Unisex Barber Shop

5600 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127

Little Haiti finally gets some pub with a lengthy scene at Roosevelt (Episode 4).

5600 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33127

8. One Miami

325 S Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33131

Spencer and Joe are seen walking to their boss' yacht in Downtown Miami, just in front of the One Miami complex along Biscayne Bay (Episode 4).

325 S Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33131

9. University of Miami

5821 San Amaro Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146

The Hecht Athletic Center, the practice facility for the Miami Hurricanes football team, has appeared multiple times on the show, serving as team headquarters for the Miami Dolphins. The Fins' actual facility is out in Davie (Episode 4).

5821 San Amaro Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146

10. The Moore Building

4040 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137

Episode 5 brings us to the Moore Building in the Design District, a historic venue and home to artwork, events, and a site-specific installation in the atrium called "Elastika," which you can see in the background here.

4040 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33137

11. zoological wildlife foundation

16225 SW 172nd Ave, Miami, FL 33187

Joe and Reggie search for an exotic present for their superstar client/friend (Episode 5).

16225 SW 172nd Ave
Miami, FL 33187

12. Ferrino Sports Fitness Club

341 NW South River Dr, Miami, FL 33128

Strasmore and a potential client are seen working out at this facility along the Miami River (Episode 5).

341 NW South River Dr
Miami, FL 33128

13. 5th Street Marina on the Miami River

341 NW South River Dr, Miami, FL 33128

This marina on the Miami River was used as a backdrop upon Strasmore leaving the gym next door (Episode 5).

341 NW South River Dr
Miami, FL 33128

14. 212 South Island Road

212 S Island Rd, Golden Beach, FL 33160

This luxury waterfront home of Ricky Jarrett has been featured in bunches in Season 2 and we've been recently able to pinpoint its exact location to Golden Beach.

212 S Island Rd
Golden Beach, FL 33160

15. Shuckers Bar and Grill

1819 79th Street Cswy, North Bay Village, FL 33141

At first we thought the opening scene of Episode 6 was at Bokamper's in Miramar. Then some were saying Quarterdeck. The case has been since solved, with reader Marilu Castillo pointing out it looks like Shuckers in North Bay Village. It's been confirmed.

1819 79th Street Cswy
North Bay Village, FL 33141

16. Miami Beach Marina

300 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Episode 6 brings us to the Miami Beach Marina, where Strasmore embarks on a day of fishing with his agent friend, an NFL prospect, and ESPN analyst Mark Schlereth.

300 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139

17. Stiltsville

Biscayne Channel, Miami, FL

While boating along Biscayne Bay, Strasmore and crew drive by what appears to be Stiltsville, a collection of wood stilt houses not far from Key Biscayne.

Biscayne Channel
Miami, FL

18. Paseo Catracho

824 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130

Krotel (Corddry) is seen walking along 8th Street. In the background is Paseo Catracho (Episode 7).

824 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33130

19. New Life Medical Institute

861 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130

Joe walks into a medical center along 8th Street where Spencer received an authorized prescription of Vicodin (Episode 7).

861 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33130

20. KOMODO Restaurant

801 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131

The final scene of the episode features the duo getting drinks at the outdoor bar at Komodo in Brickell before heading inside for a business dinner (Episode 7).

801 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

21. El Pub

1548 SW 8 Street (Calle Ocho), Miami, FL

Two players on the show chat over dinner at El Pub on Calle Ocho (Episode 8).

1548 SW 8 Street (Calle Ocho)
Miami, FL

22. Broward College Library

3501 Davie Rd, Davie, FL 33314

Episode 9 brings us to out in front of the library at Broward college, where Charles Green (Omar Benson Miller), a front-office member of "the Dolphins" is out recruiting an undrafted free agent.

3501 Davie Rd
Davie, FL 33314