Key West Bars, Dancing, & More

Discover our Island’s Great Nightlife!

Duval Street, Key West is all the address you need to find fabulous restaurants, legendary bars and entertaining music venues. The epicenter of the Key West party, this action packed street is located only minutes from The Inn at Key West. Here you’ll find upscale lounges, late night dancing, laid back dive bars, and iconic saloons, like Sloppy Joe’s, a Key West tradition. You’ll experience some of the best nightlife imaginable as you get your own “Duval Crawl” on!

But don’t stop there; like an all-night carnival with an ideal ride for everyone, Key West offers a variety of nightlife options, both on and off Duval. Cruise through our list of top spots and plan your personalized evening out on the town.


Upscale Nightlife in Key West

Grand Vin Wine Shop & Bar
Phone: 305.296.1020
1107 Duval Street

This premier wine shop on Duval Street is great for porch sitting and people-watching. Enjoy excellent company and wines by the glass, or buy a bottle for your friends and family at home.


The Cabaret at La Te Da
Phone: 305.296.6706
1125 Duval Street

Enjoy an entire evening of fun at La Te Da! Have a cocktail at our beautiful Garden Terrace Bar, our entertaining By George Piano Bar, or one of the many great performances upstairs..


d’Vine Gallery @ The Gardens Hotel
Phone: 305.294.2661
526 Angela Street

The self-serve wine dispensing system at d’Vine Gallery enables you to sample over 32 intriguing bottles for as little as $1.50 per taste! This state-of-the-art wine bar is a great spot for a classy night on the town.

Lush Key West
Phone: 855.487.5874
1130 Duval Street

Lush Key West is a coffee, wine, cheese, and chocolate bar serving only organic, sustainable, biodegradable, renewable, socially, environmental responsible, or biodynamically grown products.


Schooner Wharf Bar
Phone: 305.292.3302
202 William Street

This funky, open-air bar offers the best musicians, freshest seafood, and unique special events. Stop by and pet a rooster while you sip on a tropical drink and look out over the ocean.


Cork & Stogie
Phone: 305.517.6419
1218 Duval St

This friendly atmosphere in Key West offers boutique wine, craft beers, and one-of-a-kind cigars. Mingle with the locals as you watch Key West go by on the large, welcoming porch or catch live music on weekends.


Dance the Night Away…

Rick’s & Durty Harry’s
Phone: 305.296.4890
202 Duval Street

Whether you want a dance club, martini bar, frozen drinks, premium spirits, live music, adult entertainment, karaoke, or people watching, Rick and Harry have you covered. Check out this entertainment complex and the eight different bars within!


Bottle Cap Groove Lounge
Phone: 305.296.2807
1128 Simonton Street

This three room bar is split into a dance club, bar, and liquor store. Whether you’re looking for a night of dancing, and patio to sip drinks on, or a liquor store stocked with your favorite beverages, Bottle Cap is there for you!

Coyote Ugly Saloon
Phone: 305.294.8459
218 Duval Street

If you like dancing to county and rock n’ roll music, then this is the Key West bar for you! The beautiful bartenders take shifts pouring drinks and dancing with the audience atop the bar. Take shots with your friends and have a great time dancing the night away.


The Best Dive Bars in Key West

Green Parrot Bar
Phone: 305.294.6133
601 Whitehead St.

Green Parrot Bar is an iconic Key West bar and saloon that features low prices, a large selection, and live music on the weekends. Named #1 live music venue in Florida, the Green Parrot Bar is one of the top bars in America by Playboy Magazine! Check it out on your next visit.


Phone: 305.292.1435
500 Duval Street

Ready to waste away in Margaritaville? From the enchantingly drinks, fantastic food, and the ongoing dance party, you might want to spend your whole trip here! Jimmy Buffet fans will enjoy the stories from the bartenders, while lovers of the island lifestyle will enjoy the laid-back island feel. Chill with a margarita and listen to the words of your favorite Jimmy Buffet tune, including the self-proclaimed Key West National Anthem – Margaritaville.


Hog’s Breath Saloon
Phone: 305.296.4222
400 Front Street

Good times and great entertainment are sure to be had at this Key West bar! Not only does this saloon have great drinks, it also has a delicious food menu! Check out their live music and don’t forget to call your friends from the bar with the Hog Webcam.


Smokin Tuna Saloon
Phone: 305.517.6350
4 Charles Street

Taste some delicious local seafood straight from the grill at the Smokin’ Tuna Saloon in Key West, FL! This spacious bar features live entertainment, cheap drinks, and the friendliest bartenders in town.


JDL’s Big Ten Pub
Phone: 305.294.6277
920 Caroline Street

Just because you’re away from home doesn’t mean you have to miss the home game! JDL’s has the strong drinks and large screen TV’s to get you through the toughest of rivalries.


Sloppy Joe’s
Phone: 305.294.5717
201 Duval Street

This famous and infamous Key West saloon is a favorite of locals and tourists, alike. Tasty food, generous drinks, and live music are served up daily. Known as Hemingway’s watering hole and home of the annual “Papa Look-Alike” contest, this warm and welcoming landmark needs to be on your list of must-sees while in Key West.

The Rum Barrel
Phone: 305.292.7862
528 Front St

The Rum Barrel evokes the aura of a 17th-century tavern in the heart of Old Town Key West. It features a collection of over 100 rums, an exclusive menu by Chef Patrick Dunn, live nightly music, and a rooftop Quarterdeck overlooking downtown Key West.


Captain Tony’s Saloon
Phone: 305.294.1838
428 Greene Street

Captain Tony was a bootlegger, gambler, and mob affiliate who became the Mayor of Key West… and he definitely knew how to throw a great party! The drinks are tasty, the lighting is low, and the band is loud. This Key West bar is the perfect place – day or night – to hang out in the air conditioning and enjoy some delicious Pirate Punch and local favorites of the Florida Keys. Stop by and visit Captain Tony’s Saloon today!


Island Dogs Bar
Phone: 305.509.7136
505 Front Street

Break loose from your chains and come as you are! Step into breezy Island Dogs Bar in the heart of historic Old Town Key West, where locals and visitors converge over tropical cocktails, one-of-a-kind martinis, live music, and top-notch bar food in Key West.


The Lazy Gecko
Phone: 305.292.1903
203 Duval Street

Located on legendary Duval Street in Key West, this air-conditioned tropical island bar offers 12 different mouth-watering frozen daiquiris, fully loaded deli-style sandwiches, and delicious, fresh pizza.


Bottle Cap Lounge & Liquor 
Phone: 305.296.2807
1128 Simonton Street

This three room bar is split into a dance club, bar, and liquor store. Whether you’re looking for a night of dancing, and patio to sip drinks on, or a liquor store stocked with your favorite beverages, Bottle Cap is there for you!


Key West LGTB

Island House Bar + Cafe
Phone: 305.294.6284
1129 Fleming

Men not staying at the Island House Bar can get a day pass to enjoy all that the site has to offer. Clothing is optional at this Key West café and bar that’s set in lush tropical gardens beside the resort’s pool. An excellent place to mingle, meet, and enjoy some delicious drinks, but remember it’s for men only!


801 Bourbon Bar
Phone: 305.294.4737
801 Duval Street

The legendary 801 has been a part of the Gay Key West landscape for over 30 years. Enjoy the downstairs bar or the upstairs nightly cabaret that features the largest drag house on the island.


Aqua Nightclub
Phone: 305.294.0555
711 Duval Street

Aqua Nightclub is Key West’s largest gay dance club featuring drag shows with the Aquanettes, karaoke, dueling bartenders, happy hour trivia, Texas hold’em, and live entertainment. With three bars including an outside wet bar, what’s not to love?

Bobby’s Monkey Bar

Phone: 305.294.2655
900 Simonton Street

This straight-friendly gay bar has an old school vibe that is great to relax and enjoy some beers in. Expect a smoky atmosphere, some pool tables, and the largest book of Karaoke songs in Key West, Florida.


Bourbon Street Pub
Phone: 305.293.9800
724 Duval Street

The hottest video and dance bar in Key West has everything you need for an epic night of debauchery! Strong drinks, nude male dancers, a clothing optional pool area, and adult videos make Bourbon Street Pub a favorite spot for the LGBT crowd in Key West. 



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