Florida Bars, Pubs & Clubs

Florida nightlife is vibrant and exciting and is mostly concentrated in the big city areas with downtown dance clubs, cozy pubs, cigar lounges, comedy clubs, live music and more!

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Buster's Bistro is the premier location for an authentic Belgian food and drink experience. With a massive tap selection offering some incredibly rare Belgian beers and a food menu that is more than just a little intriguing, Buster's is a spot that will provide lasting experiences time and again. You can also join Buster's for live music or trivia on select nights!

Celery City Craft is the most traditional beer garden in Sanford and one of the best in the Central Florida area. With 40+ beers on tap and a full pub menu, there is enough rotating variety to frequent Celery City on the regular. It also sports a convenient location in historic downtown Sanford. 

Luisa's Cellar is an explosive fusion of masterfully crafted wines, exotic beers, beautifully designed desserts and coffees, and an atmosphere like no other. Owned by a husband and wife duo, Yellymary and Sascha are each experts in their fields, with Yellymary being a master sommelier and Sascha being a German-born beer enthusiast. Together, the couple have created Luisa's Cellar, a flash of golden-era history in downtown Sanford with an unbelievable design. 

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A1A Ale Works is a massive, two-story restaurant that features live music, a scratch kitchen, an abundant Florida craft beer menu, and beautiful scenic views of the Bridge of Lions and Matanzas River in historic downtown St. Augustine. 

A neighborhood bar with a homemade menu, with recipes passed down from generations by the owners' family. Red Beard also has one of the more extensive rotating draft lists in the area and specializes in carrying a balanced draft list with beers from around the country as well as in their Floridian backyard. 

Barley and Vine is a beer garden located on Bumby Ave in Orlando's Milk District. The bar offers a rotating selection of unique craft beers from around the world, with emphasis on unfiltered beers for a more full and authentic beer drinking experience. They also have a variety of cans and bottles and a very knowledgeable staff. Their outdoor space is one of the largest in the Orlando area, making this a rather authentic biergarten experience. 

A restaurant in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Davie that specializes in providing an array of craft beer options and a full liquor bar in an extremely chill environment. The draft selection changes daily, and they have three other locations outside the state, making it likely that you'll be able to have a different craft beer experience upon every visit. 

Historic Sanford’s Bitters & Brass is a modern reinvention of a vintage speakeasy with original cocktails and handcrafted drinks. Step into this charming 30's era bar owned and operated by some of Orlando’s best bartenders and jump back in time to lounge the night away. With everything from Absinthe to Amari, you’ll be sure to put your knowledge of spirits to the test with a wide array of classic cocktails crafted contemporary style.

Only open a few nights a week and on weekends, Boxi Park is the hot spot for live music and a fresh farmers market on Saturdays. With seven eateries and three bars, Boxi Park is "the weekend hangout."

Boxi Park is a credit and debit cards only establishment. Cash can be exchanged for a Boxi payment card at the entrance tower cashier. Be aware that each bag and person is searched before entry and nothing bigger than a backpack is allowed in.

If you’re looking for a thriving hotspot to grab a drink and dance the night away with local musicians and artists, look no further than Cafe DaVinci. Originally established in 1993 as a jazz club, this historic downtown Deland gem showcases an eclectic set of up-and-coming artists every Friday and Saturday night. Keep things casual as you enjoy a game of pool by the outdoor bar or get your dancing shoes on and step out onto the massive outdoor courtyard to dance your cares away.

"Where everyone knows your game!" Cloak and Blaster is the ultimate nerdy hang out spot. Come to play tons of tabletop games including some that you aren't likely to find anywhere else. They have a menu featuring beer and food items themed after Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more. Some of the dishes include "Lord of the Wings" and "Dragon's Eggs".

Cowboys Orlando is Orlando's premier country and line-dancing bar. Located near downtown Orlando, this bar is open to those ages 18 and up and has a variety of cover and drink specials throughout the week. On Thursdays and Fridays, they provide line dancing at the beginning of the night so you can dance all night long! Music is provided by a DJ with dance lessons provided by a staff member. There are several individual bars, pool tables, and tables inside, with a bar and seating on an outside patio area as well.

Throughout the year, Cowboys may host live performers and artists and hosts giveaways and events with K92.3. Cover charges and ticket prices may vary for these events, and may change depending on the day. Because this is the closest and biggest country bar in Orlando, crowds can get pretty busy and the bar can get pretty packed. Get there early for a good parking spot and to get an idea of the atmosphere and dances you'll see all night. Many of the more experienced dancers have no problem being on the dance floor early, so you can watch and follow them to figure out the dances if you miss the dance lessons. If you're into country music and line dancing, or just looking for a fun night out with friends, Cowboys Orlando provides a high energy, fun atmosphere and overall good time.

Gramps hasn't been around too long. It was established in 2001, but they've been bringing in some great live music performances since their opening. There's a lot more than music here though. On any given night, one can get a comedy show, DJ's, live music, and even cultural events, like Nerd Night. It is a pub, so many of these events require you to be over the age of 21, 18 in some instances. They serve lunch and dinner, but the entertainment always comes in the afternoon and evening hours. Come for the food and drinks and enjoy a show while you're here!

Growler USA is a franchise that specializes in the proper preservation of craft beers brought to consumers from some of the best breweries around the world. There are two locations in Florida, Clermont and Miami. The Clermont location features over 100 craft beers and a full food menu. 

One of the smallest microbreweries in the country, hosting a variety of Florida breweries on their guest taps as well as a large selection of bottles from breweries across the country and around the world. Heartbreakers also features live, local musicians on the regular and allows an open mic format so as to allow artists from a range of talents to perform whatever they want, be it music, poetry, or even the occasional stand-up comic. 

The world famous Hog's Breath Saloon is located in the heart of Old Town, hosting live musical performances with local and national bands. Enjoy the merry entertainment while indulging in a shot of the unique Key Lime Shooter made with real Key Limes!

Come to Hotto Potto and try deliciously fresh Chinese fare. You can have a prepared meal or try the main draw, the Chinese hot pots, which are soup pots for guests cook their own food right in front of them. The make your own sauces, the delicious and numerous options for dinner and dessert, and the unique atmosphere will quickly make Hotto Potto a frequent favorite.

The mission of the Hullabaloo gastropub is to bring fine Italian fare to the 500-Block of Palm Beach. They do this while staying within a price range that’s still a good fit for everyone stopping by. At Hullabaloo, the fare is delicious but also not too complex. It's a great spot for stimulating conversations over a signature cocktail, which are named after dead rock stars like Chuck Berry and Floridians Gregg Allman and Tom Petty. Great music, a vintage Airstream camper, and a wood stove oven completes the atmosphere.

A variety of meats at Hullabaloo

Joysticks Arcade Lounge and Retro Bar is one of the coolest and most unique way to spend some time. It has a nerd-friendly atmosphere with tons of unique furniture and classic arcade games. You can order from a list of spectacularly themed specialty drinks and shots.

Built on a foundation of family tradition and an inspired love for a good glass of beer, The Rocking Rabbit Brewery is the experimental project of local favorite Mount Dora Brewing. Having earned its place as a community staple after 30 years of furniture restoration, the location has been transformed into a welcoming lounge filled with music by local musicians, crave-worthy food, and high-quality, organic craft home brews showcasing the owner’s German heritage. Stop by for a brew and leave with a little piece of Mount Dora.

A popular neighboorhood coffee house/bar nestled in the Fort Lauderdale's premier art district.

Do you like craft beer and great food? Looking for a fun and safe place to hangout with your family, watch some sports, and let loose?

Then, you need to check out Oak & Stone. They are a restaurant chain that started in the Sarasota Florida area, but is slowing taking the rest of Florida by storm.

Come to Orleans Bistro and Bar to enjoy a fun filled lunch or dinner! Their happy hour specials are sure to please, and the food will not disappoint. The menu is filled with mouth watering foods that include cajun food, burgers, wings, and steaks among other items. Enjoy a game of pool or darts by the bar, or just come hang as you watch your favorite sports team in action. Not a fan of sports? Not a problem. Come for the music and live performances. You will find your niche here at Orleans Bistro and Bar! 

On the lookout for a bar to hang out with your friends at? Well then, check out Pilar's Martini. This bar has all the drinks and entertainment you could ask for. You can get a custom hand-mixed drink of your own choosing. For those who are fans of nostalgic decor, you will be pleased to hear that Pilar's has an aesthetic of 30’s deco décor. 

Coincidentally, its located next to the Garden Theatre. Here you can be catered to the pre-show or even the late-night theatre. This includes events, movies, and concerts. On Sunday, you can join the Jazz Jam from five to eight pm to listen to professionals play. Thursdays are Open Mic Night at seven pm, watch other performers or even perform yourself. So come to Pilar's Martini, "martinis, music, mixology, and more".

Pilars Martini

Located in Downtown Titusville's historic district, Playalinda Brewing Company - Hardware Store has established itself as the areas best site for quality beer and gathering spot for locals and visitors. The building where this brewing company was set up has much historical significance because it is one of the city's oldest buildings. They are dedicated to serving good food, quality beer, and fun times. Stop by if you're in the area and check them out. 

Player 1 is a gamer bar that serves craft beers and cocktails you can drink while enjoying games of all kinds. They have rentals on games from many different consoles as well as retro arcade games set to free play.

Rewind Arcade is one the newest attractions to downtown Deland’s nightlife scene. Rewind Arcade features classic 80’s arcade machines, new gaming consoles, drinking games, and karaoke. Visit on a decade theme night or join a trivia competition to get to know your local gamers. Win prizes, jam with live DJ’s, and let your playful side out for a perfect night of gaming.

Roof Top Cafe is one of Key West's highest-rated restaurants. Enjoy the island-style food in an intimate outdoor setting on a rooftop near Mallory Square. They also have an award winning wine list and full bar with signature cocktails.

In the mood for a country-inspired party environment? Then come visit Saddle Up All-American Bar! Here, guests can enjoy specialty cocktails, as well as nightly specials on beer and wine. You can also watch any sports teams on their flat televisions, play a game of darts, or even attend free line dance classes every week. Come and enjoy local artists and DJ's music or go to the outdoor patio to relax. 

Not just that, but you can check out the private dining areas, full bar, and ping pong. They are also popular for their themed event block parties, live bands, and happy hour. The bar is open all week and no cover charge. So come to Saddle Up All-Amercan Bar: "Country with a little bit of Rock 'n Roll".

Partying at the Saddle Up All-American Bar!

Sloppy Joe’s is a Key West staple. It has been serving the people of Key West since the repeal of prohibition 1933. It is still one of the best places to get a drink on the island with a taproom that features several Florida beers and a full bar.

Wine, beer, and a great local atmosphere is what you'll find here at Spill. Not only is it a great place to have a drink, it's also a great place to catch an event. Spill has events every week including trivia nights, live musical entertainment, and speed dating. So come on in to grab a glass of wine or beer while listening to some live music and hanging out with the locals.

A billiards bar located in the heart of Orlando's Milk District. The massive location offers an abundance of pool tables, ping-pong, games, darts, and an extensive outdoor patio space. The bar offers a great selection of craft beers at some of the most affordable prices in town. 

Tenth Level Tavern is a video game bar with some of the best variety, with platforms ranging from Atari all the way to the modern video game consoles. The games are entirely free to play and the bar also sports a powerful craft beer draft list with great variety. 

Come out and spend the evening at the Barn for drinks and line dancing.

Copper Rocket is a revamped sports bar that offers great menu options to have a good meal with friends. Enjoy the 25 high def TV's to watch the game or head to the patio outside and get together in the nighttime breeze.

Purveyors of the most extraordinary hand-crafted goods reclaimed in Indonesia and India by day, and provisioners of boutique wines, craft beers, and classic cocktails by night, the Imperial is a neighborhood bar designed as a living conversation piece. With three locations in Orlando, Winter Park, and Sanford—with Sanford being the only with liquor—there is an adventurous night out within reach of most locals in the Orlando-Sanford metro area. Sit amongst the exotic tables or atop some plush, silk pillows whilst having a drink, or ask your retailer about acquiring a one-of-a-kind piece to start your own conversations at home. 

Located in Tallahassee, The Junction at Monroe is a dining, arts, and music showplace where people go to enjoy the atmosphere, food, and performances. The business opened in 2014 but the building they are located in is a 1936 warehouse that was slightly refurbished for the performances that The Junction at Monroe wanted to put on. On any given day of the week, there could be an acoustic artist, karaoke where anyone can join in, country music, rock 'n roll performances, and many others. There's quite a bit of enjoyment to be had here so be sure to check it out the next time you're in Tallahassee!

Try American staples with a gourmand's twist. Drinks, brunch, dinner, and any time in between are catered to here.

Tuffy's in Sanford is a bottle shop, lounge, beer garden, and cidery. It offers some of the most creative, old-world styled, no-sugar-added, dry-hopped ciders. Outside in the beer garden, you can find poke bowls, courtesy of Da Kine, and some very interesting seating amongst an incredibly open concept. Tuffy's also hosts its own tiki bar, as well as a variety of craft beers both on draft an in bottles. 

Veni Vidi Vici Social Club is a great place to grab a drink, listen to some live music, and buy some books. It's an Italian themed venue and bookstore, but a visit here is more about hanging out and meeting new people than anything else.

A pizzeria in the day and a night club/bar at night, Vinnie's does a lot of things and does them all very well. Located right on the main Commercial Blvd strip in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Vinnie's is in the heart of the towns vibrant night life but adds so much to their repertoire by providing some of the best pizza you'll find in the Sunshine State. 

Come have a pint at the West End, a great local spot for food, drink, and live music. 

Will's Pub is small, holding just over 200 people for their many live music rock 'n roll performances. Located in Orlando, this little business was made for those who just want to have a good time, listening to a variety of live music performances and drinking beer with a group of friends. There have been hundreds of performances here by both local artists and nationally known musicians and they never disappoint. With it being a pub, there's food and many beverages to pick from, all while listening to a great selection of music.

World of Beer (Clermont) is a franchise located in the Clermont Landing shopping plaza, just east of highway 27. It hosts an extensive tap list with beers from all over the world. It also has a quality bar menu and ample outdoor seating in a convenient location.