600 South, 600 S. Palafox St., 432-5254, 600southpalafox.com600 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.comAzalea Cocktail Lounge, 810 N. Davis Highway, 433-9186
Big Easy Tavern, 710 N. Palafox St. 429-0045, bigeasytavern.comBig 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.comCarrabba's Italian Grill, 311 N. Ninth Ave., 438-0073, carrabbas.comThe Crab Trap Pensacola, 455 W. Main St., 912-8775, pensacolacrabtrap.comCrown Plaza-Cava Club, 200 E. Gregory St., 433-3336The Elbow Room, 2213 W. Cervantes St., 434-0300, myspace.com/theelbowroomEmerald City, 406 E. Wright St., 433-9491, emeraldcitypensacola.com
The Fish House Deck, 600 S. Barracks St., 470-0003, goodgrits.comThe 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.comWith 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/thehandlebarThe Happy Pig Cafe, 200 S. Alcaniz St., 912-8480, thehappypig.comHard Times Bar & Billiard, 1707 W. Fairfield Drive, 433-3734Hopjack's Pizza Kitchen & Taproom, 10 S. Palafox, 497-6073, hopjacks.comIn 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, 433-6208A 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.bizO'Zone Pizza Pub, 1010 N. 12th Ave., 433-7336RagTyme Grille 201 S. Jefferson St., 426-9655, ragtyme.netRay's Lounge & Package Store, 501 E. Baars St., 432-4891Ready Room, 22 S. Palafox, 912-8644, willcallsports.comThe 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.comRecently 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., 434-9828Sluggo's, 2403 W. Cervantes St., 435-1541, myspace.com/sluggos
Suite Bar & Lounge, 21 W. Romana St., 912-4767, suitepensacola.comSuite 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., 433-8060Top of the Town, 15 E. Intendencia St., 434-8779
Will Call Sports Grille, 22 S. Palafox Place, 912-8644, willcallsports.comLocated 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
EAST PENSACOLACabana Nightclub, 7164 N. Ninth Ave., 478-4867, myspace.com/rickscabanaloungeO'Riley's Irish Pub, 3728 Creighton Road, 474-0522, myspace.com/orileyspubSpanish Trail Pub & Eatery, 4299 Creighton Road, 478-9966NAVARRE3 Cheers, 2209 Highway 87, Navarre, 939-2339Acapulco Bar & Grill, 9502 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, 936-4994Cocodrie's Restaurant, 8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, 939-8777Gus Corona Cafe, 2105 Tom St., Navarre, 939-7727Juana's Pagodas, 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway, Navarre Beach, 939-2130, juanaspagodas.comNORTH PENSACOLAAngler Lounge & Grill, 1800 Patricia Drive, 456-5505 Arety's Angels, 11 E. Fairfield Drive, 435-7500Babe's, 4024 N. Davis Highway, 438-8281Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, 5153 Bayou Blvd., 471-2989, buffalowildwings.comThe Cajun Bar and Grill, 4027 N. Davis Highway, 437-3111Chan's Saloon & Eatery, 610 E. Nine Mile Road, 477-9961, myspace.com/chansnightclubCougar Bar, 91 Airport Blvd., 478-9804
Coyote's Sports Bar & Grill, 5030 Bayou Blvd. Unit B, 857-1500Coyote'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, 455-8227Fatboys, 6800 Old Palafox Road, 474-0566For 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.comThe 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, 477-2772Kooter Brown's, 6014 N. Ninth Ave., 484-3100 Louie's Bar, 271 Molino Road, 587-5874
Mellow Mushroom, 5175 Bayou Blvd., 475-7575, mellowmushroom.netA 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, 505-2670Oakcrest Lounge, 3906 W. Fairfield Drive, 455-3371Odom's Bar & Package, 9520 N. Century Blvd., Century, 256-9121Player's Package & Lounge, 2369 N. Palafox St., 439-9226Red 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, 473-0717The Ticket Sports Bar II, Corner of Nine Mile and Pine Forest Road, 476-6444University Sports Bar, 7100 N. Davis Highway, 476-1099
MILTON/PACEAvalon Bowling Center, 2986 Avalon Blvd., Milton, 995-4006Bay Breeze Lounge, 1889 Garcon Point Road, Milton, 623-5879Bayou Cafe, 4474 Woodbine Road, Pace, 994-7111B Dubb's, 4848 Ward Basin Road, Milton, 626-7534The Cove, 4537 Chantilly Way, Milton, 983-9150Hideaway Lounge & Package, 2906 Avalon Blvd., Milton, 995-2673Hurricane Bar and Grill, 9234 Highway 87 S, Milton, 623-6223Intimidator Lounge, 8121 U.S. 90, Milton, 981-8222The Palace Sports Bar, 4241 Avalon Blvd., Milton, 981-6303River Run Marina, 6876 Quinn St., Milton, 626-5820RJs Sports Bar & Grill, 6424 Highway 90, Milton, 623-0248Stevie D's, 6410 U.S. 90, Milton, 623-3749
WEST PENSACOLABig Bamboo Lounge, 508 S. Navy Blvd., 455-8449Blue Bar, 5061 Mobile Highway, 456-6819, myspace.com/bluebarpcolaBlind Mule, 4895 Lillian Highway, 332-6533Boomerzzz Lounge, 3 N. Warrington Road, 457-3380Breakers Lounge & Package, 800 W. Michigan Ave., 432-9538 Chaser's Bar, 5104 North W St., 432-2611Club Dimensions, 2148 Delano St., 332-7327Colonial Inn, 1305 Gulf Beach Highway, 453-9814El Caribe Lounge & Grill 613 N. Old Corry Road, 453-5336The Flight Deck, 3709 W. Navy Blvd., 455-9156 Georgia's Laugh Inn, 49 N. Navy Blvd., 458-1788Hub Stacey's at the Point, 5851 Galvez Road, 497-0071, hubstaceys.comJust One More, 4510 W. Jackson St., 456-8777Key Bar, 1011 S. Old Corry Field Road, 457-7090Kooter Brown's 98 West End, 7601 U.S. 98 West, 453-3100Kountry Girl's Tavern, 2611 N T St., 434-8241Lions Den, 4545 Lillian Highway, 455-9122Lookers Lounge, 3121 W. Navy Blvd., 438-8030 Malibu Lounge & Package, 1000 Gulf Beach Highway, 456-2090Mickey's Bar & Grill, 5061 Mobile Highway, 456-3534Mr B's, 4209 W. Jackson St., 433-8957The Original Pointe Restaurant, 14340 Innerarity Point Road, 492-3577, pointe-restaurant.comRed Carpet Lounge, 937 N. New Warrington Road, 453-9918Richey's Lounge & Package, 4000 W. Navy Blvd., 455-8676Rocky'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., 455-9288Westside Rock Cafe, 1005 Massachusetts Ave., 435-4854Woodsie's Hilltop Lounge, 5204 Mobile Highway, 455-9791
PERDIDO KEYFlora-Bama Lounge, 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, 492-0611, florabama.comThe Jellyfish Bar, 13700 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, 332-6532, jellyfishbar.comPanama Mac's East, 13583 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, 497-0088Purple Parrot Tiki Bar, 13555 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido KeySilver Moon Cafe, 17395 Perdido Key Drive, Perdido Key, 492-3048GULF BREEZE/PENSACOLA BEACHBamboo Willie's Beachside Bar, 400 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 916-9888, bamboowillies.comBimini Beach Bar, 400 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 934-4747, biminibeachbarpb.comBobby 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.comOwners 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, 934-9544Capt'n Fun Beach Club, 400 Quietwater Boardwalk, Pensacola Beach, 934-3978, myspace.com/captnfunpensacolaCrabs--We Got 'Em, 6 Casino Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach, 932-0700, crabswegotem.comThe Dock, 4 Casino Beach Boardwalk, Pensacola Beach, 934-3314Flounder's Chowder House, 800 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 932-9081, flounderschowderhouse.comHemingway's Island Grill, 400 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 934-4747, ernesthemingwaycollection.comHooters Restaurant, 400 Quietwater Beach Road, Pensacola Beach, 934-9464, hooters.comThe Islander, 43 Via de Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, 932-3741, islanderbar.comLillo's Sound Side Bar & Grill, 5 Via De Luna Drive, Unit F, Pensacola Beach, 934-5456Paddy 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.comSabine Sandbar, 715 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach, 934-3141Sandshaker Lounge, 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach, 932-2211, sandshakerlounge.comSidelines-Sports Bar, 2 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, 934-3660, sidelinessportsbarandrestaurant.comThird 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.comAragon 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.comArtesana 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.comDK 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/shopThe 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.