Bar in Perdido Key

Flora-Bama Lounge, Package and Oyster Bar

This legendary bar and roadhouse just east of the state line hosts the annual mullet toss and Polar Bear Dip (a New Year's dip in the cold sea – comes with a free drink). Flora-Bama has tried to get mullet tossing i…
Bar in Panama City Beach

Craft Bar

Head to this anti-PCB choice to trade pirate-themed camp and beach blanket anarchy for 30 thoughtfully sourced microbrews on tap, craft cocktails and excellent, elevated pub grub (mains $12 to $35) – shares a menu w…
Pub in Pensacola

McGuire's Irish Pub

This ginormous Irish theme park of a pub gets rowdy around 9pm and is super-popular at dinner time: the pub grub is top-notch. Don't try to pay for your drinks with one of the thousands of dollar bills hanging from …
Gay in Pensacola


For those who like their men manly, check out this niche-y, neighborhood hangout with a killer furry-friendly patio. Ladies are welcome, but cowboys, tradies and bikers are always flavor of the month. There's a Face…
Gay in Pensacola


A funky interior and a vibe that ranges from trivia nights to drag shows is the defining experience at this friendly 'gayborhood' bar, a Pensacola gem that's open to all sexualities.
Brewery in Fort Walton Beach

Props Craft Brewery

A friendly, unassuming spot to down a cold, locally brewed craft beer, and check out some sport on the big screen or hang in the beer garden to mingle with locals.
Pub in Pensacola

Elbow Room

Although it doesn't have much external visual appeal, this funky, dark, retro dive bar in suburban Pensacola houses a whole world of fun and a mellow vibe.
Bar in Apalachicola

Bowery Station

Bowery Station looks like the epitome of a Florida fisherman's bar: dusty shelves, mariners supply accoutrements, guys who look like ZZ Top stumbling in wearing 'Salt Life' gear and wraparound sunglasses.They've got…
Bar in Mexico Beach

Lookout Lounge

You can listen to live music nightly inside or on the poop deck at the Lookout Lounge, or just enjoy a cold one as the sun slides beneath the horizon. Note: there is karaoke too, which will either draw you in or hav…
Bar in Pensacola Beach

Bamboo Willie's

An open-air bar right on the boardwalk in Pensacola Beach, this is the spot to get twisted in a variety of ways, with signature frozen cocktails from the Bushwacker to the 190 Octane (don't ask – just drink).