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 bars 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 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
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
Want to enjoy your night out while overlooking the city’s skyline? Reserve a table 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
If you are a true connoisseur of ales and lagers, Deep Brewing Co. may be 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
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
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. Their handcrafted; beer, vodka, and coffee are all available to be ordered and picked up. With seasonal favorites like Pumpkin Spice Creme Liqueur, there’s always a reason to visit this bar. Customers may flock to try the new beer, but they stay for the great atmosphere!
118 E 6th Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32303
Oyster City is a hot spot in town, with live music weekly, local brews, and an indoor/outdoor atmosphere that can’t be beaten! While there is a smaller selection of beer than most bars on our list, you will find the quality of each brew more than makes up for the quantity.
603 W Gaines St Suite 7, Tallahassee, FL 32304
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
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 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
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 and cocktail drinks 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
There’s nothing better than Township on a sunny Friday Happy Hour afternoon with a drink in hand and good company. Fridays from 4-7 pm you can play ‘Flip my Ship’ where if you win a coin toss your drink is free!
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
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
Find Your Best Brew
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.
Looking to stay in one area? Check out our list of Midtown bars and create your own bar crawl!