Local Experts' 10 Best Bars
In Key West, happy hour reigns supreme and daytime drinking is completely acceptable – even on a Monday. While you may have heard about Duval Street icons such as Sloppy Joe’s and Irish Kevin’s, there are several others that deserving of your tourist dollar. The Green Parrot has a killer music scene and Captain Tony’s stakes its claim that it was Hemingway’s original favorite bar. Many places have irresistible seafood dishes and fresh oysters, not to mention some wallet-friendly specials. For a more upscale (and often quieter) experience, check out craft brews and wine selection at The Porch, or sample high-quality rum at the... Read more »
- Neighborhood: Outside the City- Marathon
Local Expert Tip: "The restaurant serves up fresh seafood dishes, sushi, burgers, and award-winning chowders."
Local Expert Tip: "Check their website for updates and events schedule."
Local Expert Tip: "Ask for the Pirate's Punch - it's their signature cocktail."
Local Expert Tip: "Be sure t check their special events listing."
Local Expert Tip: "It's called "a great place if you can find it" for a reason. Print out directions off of the website ahead of time, or plug the address in to the GPS. "
- Type: Bar
Local Expert Tip: "After you've had a few, ask Bob for a shot of "Root Juice." "
Local Expert Tip: "The ghost tours kick off here as well, so arrive early and grab a seat before the spooks take them. "
Local Expert Tip: "Try the Key Lime shooters!"
Local Expert Tip: "Try their frozen pina colada for dessert. "
- Neighborhood: Key West
Local Expert Tip: "Alonzo's is part of the Southernmost Restaurant Group which includes five other top-notch venues in Key West. "
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