600 South, 600 S. Palafox St., 432-5254, 600southpalafox.com
600 South offers a full menu of tapas and an extensive wine list. A menu of specialty martinis is also available. Named one of Florida’s finest bars by Florida Trend Magazine in 2009, 600 South offers an upscale locale for after-work cocktails or a night out. 600 South offers happy hour from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Additional daily events and specials include Scotch and Cigar Nights on Tuesdays ($15 scotch flight tasting and cigars), Girls Night Out on Wednesdays, $5 Thursdays ($5 selected martinis and $5 selected red and white wine), and live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays.
Angus Seafood, Meat & Spirits, 1101 Scenic Highway, 432-0539, anguspensacola.com
Azalea Cocktail Lounge, 810 N. Davis Highway, 433-9186
Big Easy Tavern, 710 N. Palafox St. 429-0045, bigeasytavern.com
Big Easy Tavern, located in the Days Inn on Palafox, offers happy hour from 3-7 p.m., daily drink specials and $4.95 lunch specials. Big Easy Tavern offers music from a variety of genres–anything from open mic Jam night with Pink of Knee Deep, the soulfulness of Bella Orange to Acoustifunk with their folk rock. You can also order off of the Big Easy Cajun Cafe menu, which includes appetizers, salads, Creole and Cajun dishes, po’ boys, sandwiches and seafood.
Cabaret, 101 S. Jefferson St., 607-2020, cabaretpensacola.com
Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 311 N. Ninth Ave., 438-0073, carrabbas.com
The Crab Trap Pensacola, 455 W. Main St., 912-8775, pensacolacrabtrap.com
Crown Plaza-Cava Club, 200 E. Gregory St., 433-3336
The Elbow Room, 2213 W. Cervantes St., 434-0300, myspace.com/theelbowroom
Emerald City, 406 E. Wright St., 433-9491, emeraldcitypensacola.com
The Fish House Deck, 600 S. Barracks St., 470-0003, goodgrits.com
The Fish House is actually three dining and entertainment experiences. The Fish House offers some of the area’s best waterfront wining and dining, with dishes like the world famous Grits a Ya Ya. The Atlas Oyster House draws a healthy mix of locals and tourists to its waterfront digs for raw and baked oysters, sushi and daily seafood specials. The Deck is 3,500 square feet of sun and breeze with cocktail tables, flat-screen TVs, bandstand and dance floor. The Deck’s Ladies Night on Wednesdays–with its $2 drinks for ladies draw–has grown into one of the area’s largest outdoor parties.
The Global Grill, 25 S. Palafox St., 469-9966, dineglobalgrill.com
With an intimate bar and the most distinctive menu in town, Global Grill is the drinks, tapas, dinner or dessert destination for anyone wanting an upscale yet relaxed dining experience. An IN Best of the Coast favorite, Global is also home to the IN Martini Night every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m.
The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St., 434-9060, myspace.com/thehandlebar
The Happy Pig Cafe, 200 S. Alcaniz St., 912-8480, thehappypig.com
Hard Times Bar & Billiard, 1707 W. Fairfield Drive, 433-3734
Hopjack’s Pizza Kitchen & Taproom, 10 S. Palafox, 497-6073, hopjacks.com
In addition to appetizers, salads and killer pizza, Hopjacks offers one of the most extensive beer selections in the Panhandle, with over 150 beers, and a full bar. Hopjacks also offers daily specials, including Martini Hour of Power (Half price martinis from 5-7 p.m. Monday through Friday), Drink Cheap Mondays ($1 PBR and $1 Rolling Rock drafts all day), Team Trivia Night on Wednesdays, Pint Night on Thursdays, Sweetwater Fridays ($2 Sweetwater tap beers from 5-7 p.m.), and the list goes on. Check out hopjacks.com for additional specials and live entertainment details.
Hub Stacey’s Downtown, 312 E. Government St., 469-1001, hubstaceys.com
Intermission, 214 Palafox Place, 433-6208
A constant in the downtown bar scene, Intermission has it all–an assortment of bar games, two bars, drink specials and live entertainment. Enjoy happy hour specials daily until 7 p.m. and live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Intermission will celebrate its tenth anniversary this year, so wish Mike and the rest of the Intermission staff a Happy Birthday the next time you stop in.
Jackson’s Steakhouse, 400 S. Palafox St., 469-9898, jacksons.goodgrits.com
For decadent dining, fabulous martinis and an extensive wine list in a cosmopolitan atmosphere, Jackson’s is your spot. The eclectic menu offers innovative dishes with southern charm, as well as some of the best steaks in the region. Stop by for Wine Down Wednesdays and enjoy half off all bottles of wine from 5:30-close.
McGuire’s Irish Pub, 600 E. Gregory St., 433-6789, mcguiresirishpub.com
New York Nick’s, 9-11 Palafox Place, 469-1984, newyorknicks.net
New York Nick’s is known as the place on Palafox for “every sports fan.” The bar has every sports package, 40 brand-new HD televisions and a great selection of made-from-scratch food. Nick’s is open daily at 11 a.m. with a full bar and full menu.
The Oar House, 1901 Cypress St., 549-4444, theoarhouse.biz
O’Zone Pizza Pub, 1010 N. 12th Ave., 433-7336
RagTyme Grille 201 S. Jefferson St., 426-9655, ragtyme.net
Ray’s Lounge & Package Store, 501 E. Baars St., 432-4891
Ready Room, 22 S. Palafox, 912-8644, willcallsports.com
The Ready Room, another one of Pensacola’s newest live entertainment venues, each week features local and up-and-coming entertainment and features a large, 7,500 square foot entertainment area and full bar. In addition to its special events, Ready Room features Monday night karaoke with $3 drink specials, and Blackhawk Entertainment presents Open Mic Night every Tuesday from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. with $5 Bud Light pitchers.
Sammy’s, 500 E. Gregory St., 432-5157, sammysonline.com
Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St., 434-6211, sevillequarter.com
Recently named to the 2010 Nightclub & Bar Top 100, Seville Quarter has been entertaining Pensacola for the last 42 years. Perhaps the best thing about the complex is that it’s not one-size-fits-all. Whether you’re looking for a low-key happy hour, wine tasting, dance party or karaoke, there’s something for everyone. Check out Seville’s new Web site at sevillequarter.com.
Shirley’s Lounge & Package, 3404 Barrancas Ave., 453-4087
Sir Richards, 2719 E. Cervantes St., 434-9828
Sluggo’s, 2403 W. Cervantes St., 435-1541, myspace.com/sluggos
Suite Bar & Lounge, 21 W. Romana St., 912-4767, suitepensacola.com
Suite Lounge has found a niche in the Pensacola bar scene with its cool, sophisticated, big city vibe which was inspired by some of the hottest nightspots in Lower Manhattan.
The Ticket Sports Bar III, 820 E. Gregory St., 433-8060
Top of the Town, 15 E. Intendencia St., 434-8779
Will Call Sports Grille, 22 S. Palafox Place, 912-8644, willcallsports.com
Located in a converted second floor warehouse overlooking Palafox, Will Call features 47 HD televisions, three projection screens, a massive balcony and a hand crafted cherry wood bar. Depending on the day and time, Will Call offers a variety of entertainment–live music, karaoke, night-club, happy hour, comedy, PPV sporting events and more. Go to willcallsports.com for details.
Wisteria Tavern, 3808 N. 12th Ave., 433-9222, wisteriatavern.com
Cabana Nightclub, 7164 N. Ninth Ave., 478-4867, myspace.com/rickscabanalounge
O’Riley’s Irish Pub, 3728 Creighton Road, 474-0522, myspace.com/orileyspub
Spanish Trail Pub & Eatery, 4299 Creighton Road, 478-9966
3 Cheers, 2209 Highway 87, Navarre, 939-2339
Acapulco Bar & Grill, 9502 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, 936-4994
Cocodrie’s Restaurant, 8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, 939-8777
Gus Corona Cafe, 2105 Tom St., Navarre, 939-7727
Juana’s Pagodas, 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway, Navarre Beach, 939-2130, juanaspagodas.com
Angler Lounge & Grill, 1800 Patricia Drive, 456-5505
Arety’s Angels, 11 E. Fairfield Drive, 435-7500
Babe’s, 4024 N. Davis Highway, 438-8281
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, 5153 Bayou Blvd., 471-2989, buffalowildwings.com
The Cajun Bar and Grill, 4027 N. Davis Highway, 437-3111
Chan’s Saloon & Eatery, 610 E. Nine Mile Road, 477-9961, myspace.com/chansnightclub
Cougar Bar, 91 Airport Blvd., 478-9804
Coyote’s Sports Bar & Grill, 5030 Bayou Blvd. Unit B, 857-1500
Coyote’s offers a plethora of daily special events, such as karaoke with Chris Cook on Mondays (with $1 Kamikazes and $2 PBR), karaoke contests on Tuesdays (with $4 pitchers), live music on Wednesdays and Fridays, Bobo’s Brain Drain Trivia on Thursdays (with $4 pitchers), Ladies Night on Fridays (ladies drink for free from 9 p.m.-12 a.m.), Bingo on Saturdays ($2 selected well shots and $5 pitchers) and more. Call for additional drink specials and live entertainment details.
D & R Lounge, 4680 Cerny Road, 455-8227
Fatboys, 6800 Old Palafox Road, 474-0566
For Pete’s Sake, 6656 Pine Forest Road, 944-7843 Foxx Landing Lounge, 8500 Pine Forest Road, 478-0525
The Gutter Lounge, 3200 N. Palafox St., 434-6441, gutterlounge.com
The Gutter Lounge bar and restaurant, part of the New Liberty Lanes Bowling Center, is one of Pensacola’s best intimate live music venues. It’s not everywhere you get to listen to some great music, then head out to bowl ten frames. The Gutter is also the home of the Monday Night Blues Jam, which is the longest running blues jam in Pensacola. Every Monday night from 7:30-10:30 p.m. you’ll enjoy the finest blues in town, sponsored by the Northwest Florida Blues Society. Check out gutterlounge.com for upcoming shows.
Homestead Lounge & Package, 3614 N. Highway 29, Cantonment, 587-5738
Icehouse, 2800 W. Nine Mile Road, 477-2772
Kooter Brown’s, 6014 N. Ninth Ave., 484-3100
Louie’s Bar, 271 Molino Road, 587-5874
Mellow Mushroom, 5175 Bayou Blvd., 475-7575, mellowmushroom.net
A few of us here at IN have had the privilege of enjoying Mellow Mushroom pizza in our respective college townsGainesville and Tallahasseeand are ecstatic that the restaurant has found its way to Pensacola. Mellow Mushroom offers a variety of salads, pizza, calzones and hoagies, but it also has a full bar and 72 beers on tap.
Miller’s Ale House, 5906 N. Davis Highway, 505-2670
Oakcrest Lounge, 3906 W. Fairfield Drive, 455-3371
Odom’s Bar & Package, 9520 N. Century Blvd., Century, 256-9121
Player’s Package & Lounge, 2369 N. Palafox St., 439-9226
Red Baron Lounge & Package, 8961 Pensacola Blvd., 476-6910
Shooter’s Sports Bar, Cordova Lanes, 2111 Airport Blvd., 477-2300, cordovalanes.com
The Ticket Sports Bar I, 7250 Plantation Road, 473-0717
The Ticket Sports Bar II, Corner of Nine Mile and Pine Forest Road, 476-6444
University Sports Bar, 7100 N. Davis Highway, 476-1099
Avalon Bowling Center, 2986 Avalon Blvd., Milton, 995-4006
Bay Breeze Lounge, 1889 Garcon Point Road, Milton, 623-5879
Bayou Cafe, 4474 Woodbine Road, Pace, 994-7111
B Dubb’s, 4848 Ward Basin Road, Milton, 626-7534
The Cove, 4537 Chantilly Way, Milton, 983-9150
Hideaway Lounge & Package, 2906 Avalon Blvd., Milton, 995-2673
Hurricane Bar and Grill, 9234 Highway 87 S, Milton, 623-6223
Intimidator Lounge, 8121 U.S. 90, Milton, 981-8222
The Palace Sports Bar, 4241 Avalon Blvd., Milton, 981-6303
River Run Marina, 6876 Quinn St., Milton, 626-5820
RJs Sports Bar & Grill, 6424 Highway 90, Milton, 623-0248
Stevie D’s, 6410 U.S. 90, Milton, 623-3749
Big Bamboo Lounge, 508 S. Navy Blvd., 455-8449
Blue Bar, 5061 Mobile Highway, 456-6819, myspace.com/bluebarpcola
Blind Mule, 4895 Lillian Highway, 332-6533
Boomerzzz Lounge, 3 N. Warrington Road, 457-3380
Breakers Lounge & Package, 800 W. Michigan Ave., 432-9538
Chaser’s Bar, 5104 North W St., 432-2611
Club Dimensions, 2148 Delano St., 332-7327
Colonial Inn, 1305 Gulf Beach Highway, 453-9814
El Caribe Lounge & Grill 613 N. Old Corry Road, 453-5336
The Flight Deck, 3709 W. Navy Blvd., 455-9156
Georgia’s Laugh Inn, 49 N. Navy Blvd., 458-1788
Hub Stacey’s at the Point, 5851 Galvez Road, 497-0071, hubstaceys.com
Just One More, 4510 W. Jackson St., 456-8777
Key Bar, 1011 S. Old Corry Field Road, 457-7090
Kooter Brown’s 98 West End, 7601 U.S. 98 West, 453-3100
Kountry Girl’s Tavern, 2611 N T St., 434-8241
Lions Den, 4545 Lillian Highway, 455-9122
Lookers Lounge, 3121 W. Navy Blvd., 438-8030
Malibu Lounge & Package, 1000 Gulf Beach Highway, 456-2090
Mickey’s Bar & Grill, 5061 Mobile Highway, 456-3534
Mr B’s, 4209 W. Jackson St., 433-8957
The Original Pointe Restaurant, 14340 Innerarity Point Road, 492-3577, pointe-restaurant.com
Red Carpet Lounge, 937 N. New Warrington Road, 453-9918
Richey’s Lounge & Package, 4000 W. Navy Blvd., 455-8676
Rocky’s Bar, 3703 Gulf Beach Highway, 455-9310, rockysbar.net Sam’s Lounge, 1225 N. Old Corry Road, 458-0472
Sleepy Hollow, 5701 W. Jackson St., 455-9288
Westside Rock Cafe, 1005 Massachusetts Ave., 435-4854
Woodsie’s Hilltop Lounge, 5204 Mobile Highway, 455-9791
Flora-Bama Lounge, 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, 492-0611, florabama.com
The Jellyfish Bar, 13700 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, 332-6532, jellyfishbar.com
Panama Mac’s East, 13583 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, 497-0088
Purple Parrot Tiki Bar, 13555 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key
Silver Moon Cafe, 17395 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, 492-3048
GULF BREEZE/PENSACOLA BEACH
Bamboo Willie’s Beachside Bar, 400 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 916-9888, bamboowillies.com
Bimini Beach Bar, 400 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 934-4747, biminibeachbarpb.com
Bobby D’s, 715 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach, 934-3141
The Bridge Bar and Sunset Lounge, 33 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, 677-0616, thebridgegb.com
Owners Scott and Nick Wheatley have created a bar that has become a favorite watering hole for locals who enjoy sunsets and cold beer. Enjoy daily specials like Case of the Mondays (Half price on select wine and beer), $2 drafts on Tuesdays, Wine Down Wednesdays, karaoke on Thursdays, live music on Fridays and Saturdays and $2 mimosas on Sundays. Happy hour is from 3 p.m. to sunset every day.
BT’s Lounge, 4763 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, 934-9544
Capt’n Fun Beach Club, 400 Quietwater Boardwalk, Pensacola Beach, 934-3978, myspace.com/captnfunpensacola
Crabs–We Got ‘Em, 6 Casino Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach, 932-0700, crabswegotem.com
The Dock, 4 Casino Beach Boardwalk, Pensacola Beach, 934-3314
Flounder’s Chowder House, 800 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 932-9081, flounderschowderhouse.com
Hemingway’s Island Grill, 400 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 934-4747, ernesthemingwaycollection.com
Hooters Restaurant, 400 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 934-9464, hooters.com
The Islander, 43 Via de Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, 932-3741, islanderbar.com
Lillo’s Sound Side Bar & Grill, 5 Via De Luna Drive, Unit F, Pensacola Beach, 934-5456
Paddy O’Leary’s, 49 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 916-9808, paddyolearysirishpub.com
Paradise Bar & Grill, 21 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 916-5087, paradisebar-grill.com
A locals’ favorite, Paradise Bar & Grill on Pensacola Beach is tucked away next to Paradise Inn just steps from the waterline. Paradise offers live music, great drink specials throughout the week and a casual beach vibe we love. Check out their Web site for live entertainment details.
Peg Leg Pete’s, 1010 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, 932-4139, peglegpetes.com
Sabine Sandbar, 715 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach, 934-3141
Sandshaker Lounge, 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach, 932-2211, sandshakerlounge.com
Sidelines-Sports Bar, 2 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, 934-3660, sidelinessportsbarandrestaurant.com
Third Base Pub & Eatery, 4580 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, 916-7456
FEATURED WINE SHOP LISTINGS
Aragon Wine Market, 27 S. Ninth Ave., 433-WINE, aragonwinemarket.com
Aragon Wine Market features fabulous wines from all over the world, specializing in small, exclusive boutique wineries for every budget. AWM has weekly wine tastings with world class winemakers and distributors every Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Beginning in March, AWM will also offer wine classes every other Thursday. Call for details.
Artesana Fine Wines, 240 W. Garden St., 433-VINO, artesanawines.com
Artesana Wines carries a variety of wines ranging in price from $6.50 to $450 that are all taste-tested and hand-picked for the store. The shop and storage area are temperature controlled at 65 degrees year-round and they use 56-degree refrigerated wine coolers for storage of their age-worthy wines. Special ordering is also available. A complete list of wines is available at artesanawines.com. Artesana offers wine tastings once monthly on Wednesdays from 5-7 p.m. Call for details on upcoming tastings.
Distinctive Kitchens, 29 Palafox Place, 438-4688, dk4u.com
DK offers weekly wine tastings every Friday from 4:30-7 p.m. Come and go as you please.
The Wine and Gift Shoppe at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St., 434-6211, sevillequarter.com/shop
The Wine and Gift Shoppe at Seville Quarter offers a hand-picked selection of wines from all over the world and specializes in hard-to-find, artisanal wineries. The Gift Shoppe hosts weekly wine tastings every Friday from 5-7 p.m. There is no charge for the tasting and all wines will be available to purchase at special pricing.