Sharky’s on the Pier Named Best Florida Beach Bar
Jun13

Sharky’s on the Pier Named Best Florida Beach Bar

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Sharky’s on the Pier, a beach bar located in Venice, Florida, was named the best beach bar for 2018 by floridabeachbar.com. The win by Sharky’s snapped a four year run at the top by Jimmy B’s, a beach bar located in St. Pete Beach. Jimmy B’s didn’t drop far, however, as it only slipped to the second spot. This was the second time Sharky’s was named the best beach bar in Florida with this...

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Beach Bar Spotlight – Sunset Pier, Key West, Florida
May22

Beach Bar Spotlight – Sunset Pier, Key West, Florida

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Consisting of a circular covered main bar and extended pier for additional seating, Key West, Florida’s Sunset Pier (formally Sunset Pier Tiki Bar and Grill) is located at the northwest corner Mallory Square. Part of Ocean Key Resort & Spa, the waterfront bar is adorned with colorful chairs painted seemingly with every color of the rainbow. The tourist destination earns in moniker honestly – patrons may come for the drinks,...

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Coastal Living Names Ten of the Best Florida Beach Bars
Apr18

Coastal Living Names Ten of the Best Florida Beach Bars

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First things first – before you start diving into this list of ten of the best Florida beach bars that Coastal Living just released, note that they stated these are “ten of the best.” Not “the ten best” – just ten of their favorites. We’ll have to let them off the hook, then, that not one oceanfront watering hole in the Florida Keys could find a spot on the list. Still, though, I feel obligated to point that out. Unsurprisingly, the...

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How to Visit 28 Florida Keys Bars in Just Six Days
Apr06

How to Visit 28 Florida Keys Bars in Just Six Days

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First off, we don’t condone drinking and driving so no matter how you plan on visiting 28 bars in the Florida Keys in just six days, be responsible and don’t drink and drive. Now that the public service announcement is out of the way …. The plan to visit 28 bars in the Florida Keys in six days isn’t something I came up with. That honor would fall on YouTube user David Pollock. While I certainly have a dream to...

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Beach Bar Spotlight – Square Grouper Tiki Bar, Jupiter, Florida
Mar20

Beach Bar Spotlight – Square Grouper Tiki Bar, Jupiter, Florida

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The self-described “World Famous” Square Grouper Tiki Bar, located on the Jupiter Inlet of the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter, Florida (a second Square Grouper opened in Ft. Pierce in 2017), is a popular waterfront watering hole known for its live musical acts and stunning 180 degree views of the river. Including an incomparable view of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, the beach/tiki bar (depending on water levels, there actually is a...

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Beach Bars and the Memories We Make
Dec20

Beach Bars and the Memories We Make

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I often wondered as I posted updates on various beach bars after hurricanes Irma and Maria struck what people thought of my posts. I knew the community of beach bar bums would get it but how would someone who just didn’t get it understand? These bars were more than just places on the beach where we consumed alcohol and cheeseburgers. They were, among many other things, places where we had created wonderful memories that would generate...

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