Local Key West Bars, Dancing, & More

Explore our Island’s Great Nightlife!

The Inn at Key West in just minutes from Duval Street – THE place to go for the best Key West bars, dancing, and nightlife! On many nights, Duval Street is a carnival ride that lasts all night long. From upscales lounges to late night dancing and dive bars in Key West, the island offers some of the best nightlife imaginable.

Browse through our list of local Key West bars and entertainment to help you decide where to go on the town. Whether you’re looking for an upscale spot, a LGTB place, or a local dive bar in Key West, the island has something for you! And remember, The Inn at Key West is just minutes from all the action, but far enough away to get a good night’s sleep!


Upscale Nightlife in Key West

Grand Vin Wine Shop & Bar
Phone: 305.296.1020
Email: grandvinwine@hotmail.com
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
Email: latedakw1@aol.com
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
Email: reservations@gardenshotel.com
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
Email: info@lushkeywest.com
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
Email: schoonerwb@aol.com
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
Email: corkandstogie@aol.com
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
Email: info@ricksbarkeywest.com
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.

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
Email: info@bottlecaplounge.com
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: 305.294.8859
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!


Pearl’s Patio Bar & Grill
Phone: 305.292.2450
Email: info@pearlsrainbow.com
525 United Street

Behind the Pearly gates is one of Key West’s hidden gems, Pearl’s Patio! This friendly, tropical setting is lesbian-owned and operated, welcoming all gay and straight open-minded customers. Enjoy video games, a full bar, & tasty burgers!


801 Bourbon Street
Phone: 305.294.4737
Email: jamesgilleran@gmail.com
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
Email: aquakeywest@aol.com
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
Email: gizmodads@aol.com
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: 305.296.1992
Email: bob@bourbonstpub.com
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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