Tallahassee Bars

Cheers with beers

Celebrate with your friends or enjoy a cocktail with a colleague after a long work week at one of these Tallahassee bars. Being the capital, there is never a shortage of new breweries, beer gardens, cocktail lounges, or canteens to try out.  Nightlife in Florida’s capital city provides some of the most appealing post-sunset fun you can find. Read on for a list of some of Tallahassee’s top bars and breweries, from “B” to “Z”!

Bar 1903

Bar 1903

Bar 1903 has its own, unique charm, based in the historic Walker Library, this Tallahassee bar is more upscale than the rest. Combining books, history, and cocktails, this bar provides beautiful scenery and delectable drinks. Their cocktail menu spans 160 years, with endless choices of intricate drinks. Bar 1903 focuses on the finer things and adds their signature flair to each plate and drink for a perfectly posh experience.

209 E Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 354-9739

Bullwinkle’s Saloon

Bullwinkles Saloon

The history of Bullwinkle’s Saloon itself is what makes it a staple Tallahassee bar. Open since 1979, the dive bar nicknamed Bull’s, is designed like an old-world saloon, just like in the movies. The indoor, outdoor, multi-level bar is always a good time, with music constantly streaming from the beer garden. With offers of a $10 bottomless buffet of top-shelf liquor and free cover with a Moose Card membership, it’s hard to skip out on this bar. Located across from the Florida State campus on the infamous street that is Tennessee, Bullwinkle’s has stuck around for over 4 decades because of its spirit and charm. 

620 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32304

(850) 224-0651

Charlie Park

Charlie Park

Want to enjoy your night out while overlooking the city’s skyline?? Schedule a reservation at Charlie Park and enjoy the beautiful views from the terrace overlooking Cascades Park. Come with a group and order some shareables while you sip on one of their exquisite specialty cocktails. This Tallahassee bar is known for its housemade syrups from skilled mixologists, as well as its extensive wine list. 

 801 S Gadsden St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 759-4300

Deep Brewing Co.

Deep Brewing Co.

If you are a true connoisseur of ales and lagers, Deep Brewing Co. is the Tallahassee brewery for you. Their mission is to honor the historic taste and styles of European and American flavoring and aroma. With an intimate seating tasting room, you can quench your thirst and try out all of their varieties of the finest Tallahassee brews. 

2524 Cathay Ct #2, Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 567-0295

Happy Motoring

Happy Motoring

Happy Motoring is a must-visit Tallahassee bar, known for its famous wine slushies. With the best selection of beer, wine, and cocktails you can’t go wrong with any drink of choice here. Bring the whole family with you! Happy Motoring is both kid-friendly and dog-friendly, so come and hang out on their green. In the mood for something cheesy to go with your drinks? Check out the Tally Mac Shack on the property. This renovated gas station turned local bar and hangout offers backyard bingo on Drag Queen night, come down and play a game or two!

1215 S Adams St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 597-9784

Liberty Bar & Restaurant 

Liberty Bar

If you’re looking for your new favorite cocktail to enjoy over a chat with friends, Liberty Bar & Restaurant has you covered. Open 5 pm until 2 am Tuesday-Saturday, and 5 pm until 12 am Sunday and Monday, there is ample time to try a new cocktail every day of the week! Blending unique flavors with homemade syrups, the creativity and imagination of new drinks never ends! Also, open for brunch on the weekends, the delicious food paired with custom drink concoctions will have you coming back for more. 

1307 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 354-8277

Ology Brewing Co.

Ology Brewing Co.

Come share a beer at Ology Brewing Co. located in both Midtown and Power Mill. With a variety of very different beers on tap, this Tallahassee brewery is focused on its taproom. There handcrafted; beer, vodka, and coffee are all available to be ordered and picked up. Their most recent release was the Ology Brewing Co.’s Pumpkin Spice Creme Liqueur. Customers flock to try the new beer but stay for the great atmosphere. 

118 E 6th Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 296-2809

Oyster City

Oyster City

Welcome the brand new Tallahassee bar to town, Oyster City! With nothing but positive reviews, it is safe to say this will be the new “hot spot”. With live music weekly, local brews, and an indoor/outdoor atmosphere what could be better? A smaller selection of beer than most, but you will find the quality of each brew more than makes up for the quantity. 

603 W Gaines St Suite 7, Tallahassee, FL 32304

(850) 629-4518

Poor Paul’s Pourhouse

Poor Paul's Pourhouse

Another oldie but goodie Tallahassee bar is Poor Paul’s Pourhouse. Owned and operated by Jim Smith since 1976, this bar is considered a landmark by locals. Besides weekly specials, Poor Paul’s Pourhouse also has games and prizes. It’s non-stop fun for all at this favorite Tallahassee bar. Open daily from 3 pm until 2 am, they host ladies’ night on Tuesdays and free pizza with $4.95 pitchers every Sunday and Monday night!

618 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32304

(850) 222-2978

Proof Brewing Company

Proof Brewing Co.

Founded in 2012, Proof Brewing Company owners Byron and Angela Burroughs have taken the Tallahassee beer scene by storm!  Committed to the natural method of brewing, the Proof Brewing Co. produces bold and tasteful beers that have gained them recognition and awards from Paste Magazine, Florida Beer, and many more honorable sources. But don’t take their word for it – experience their delicious brews yourself at the Proof Brewpub.  Enjoy your libations and food out in the beer garden or under their covered patio. Oh, and it’s kid and dog friendly for much of the day!

1320 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 577-0517

The Brass Tap

The Brass Tap

Tallahassee’s own upscale brewery, The Brass Tap, offers 60 kinds of craft beer in addition to the 150 import and local variations. If beer is not your drink, they offer a wide selection of wines to sip alongside a selection of their finest cigars. In the mood for some entertainment? Stop by for the live music almost every weekend, or come watch some games on their many TVs. Don’t forget to check out their specials and events every month! 

1321 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 320-6300

Township

Township

There’s nothing better than Township on a sunny Friday Happy Hour afternoon with a drink in hand and good company. Always a lively scene, Township is constantly celebrating with music playing and drinks flowing. The design of Township attributes to its bubbly atmosphere, with an indoor/outdoor patio, picnic tables, and games, it’s a great place to spend your night. Further, their endless menu of beer and cocktails will have you trying new items all night. If you get a little hungry, they have a snack menu as well, make sure to get the pretzel!

619 S Woodward Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32304

(850) 894-6795

Waterworks

Waterworks

Whether you’re in the mood for a casual lunch, a calm happy hour, or a kicking club (complete with a DJ), the Waterworks tiki bar is the place to go. For 28 years, Waterworks has been serving cocktails, tiki drinks, and over 50 kinds of beer! You will be transported to island time after finishing your first frozen tiki drink. The decor alone is a reason to come check it out. 

1133 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 224-1887

Zingales Billiards & Sports Bar

Zingales

Looking for a late-night every night? Zingales Billiards & Sports Bar is open until 2 am daily. If pool is a pastime of yours, they host a league during the week where the sharks play against each other while drinking a pint with each other.

1147 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 629-4343


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Whether you’re looking for something more upscale or somewhere to kick back and have a good time, the Tallahassee bars and breweries scene has you covered. Come be the judge for yourself and try out all of the bars to see who has the best Happy Hour in town.

After a long night out, you’re probably looking for the best brunch spot. Head over to our Drinks & Dining page to refresh. We have plenty of local restaurants and brunch spots to pick from!