10 Best Fort Lauderdale Bars: From Very Classy to Very Casual
If your idea of sizzling nightlife includes hitting a bar for drinks and socializing, then our Fort Lauderdale guide is just what you want. And what better thing to do in the city of sun and fun and relaxation. Capitalizing on first-hand experience and extensive research, we've located the best bars in Fort Lauderdale for hanging out and kicking back in. From long-lived mainstays like the historic and storied Elbo Room on A1A and Las Olas Boulevard, to busy places like Lulu's Bait Shack and the well-known Parrot Lounge right on the beach, to YOLO, with its laid-back and classy setting. Gather around and satisfy that taste for... Read more »
- Type: Bar, Gay and Lesbian, Gay Bar, Late Night / After Hours, Nightlife District
- Neighborhood: Wilton Manors
Newly opened and a huge hit already with a great vibe.
Local Expert Tip: "Parking can be tricky. There are a few spots along the street but the best is to park in the provided lot by the Wilton Manors Police Dept and enjoy the walk."
A popular gathering place Downtown that everyone needs to visit.
Local Expert Tip: "Make a day of it by shopping at the Galleria then a stroll here for a drink with friends."
- Type: Bar, Late Night / After Hours, Live Entertainment, Live Music, Lounge, Nightlife District
- Neighborhood: Port Everglades
A historic landmark in Fort Lauderdale that must be experienced.
Local Expert Tip: "Plenty of parking on the south side of Las Olas Blvd. for a small fee."
Conveniently located in the historic Riverwalk area this is classic Fort Lauderdale.
Local Expert Tip: "One visit to Tarpon Bend will not be your last."
This place draws you in even as you walk by. Why not point the way?
Local Expert Tip: "This place is great food, great fun in a great location. It just can't get better than this!"
Everyone goes to Blue Martini to enjoy its drinks, its patrons and its fabulous atmosphere.
Local Expert Tip: "Convenient for after-hours meeting from surrounding businesses."
Well-known for its stellar atmosphere and reputation, this is a South Florida institution.
Local Expert Tip: "This place fills up fast. "
The nightlife rocks at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and the Pangaea is a compliment to this place.
Local Expert Tip: "Plan to spend awhile here before you go The Pangaea as it is surrounded by the best Casino and great high-end shopping. "
Rosie's has a very devoted following and is one of Wilton Manors' hottest spots any night of the week.
Local Expert Tip: "A great place to introduce out-of-town guests to the diverse and fun crowd of Wilton Manors."
The Parrot Lounge is part of Fort Lauderdale history.
Local Expert Tip: "Don't leave town without experiencing this truly unique, truly Fort Lauderdale bar."
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