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8 Best Bars in Dunedin to Unwind & Go Out With Friends

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Looking for the best bars in Dunedin for you to hang out with friends this weekend?  Look no further!  We’ve done our research on the best bars in Dunedin so you don’t have to go searching. 

Check out our master guide on the best bars in Dunedin and let us know which you are going to visit first!

Sonder Social Club

Maybe casual is not your style and you’re looking for a spot that you can get dressed up for!  Well we’ve found the perfect spot.  Check out the trendy and beautifully decorated Sonder Social Club, the first craft cocktail bar in Dunedin.  We love that they offer delicious and filling bar small plates, so you can snack while enjoying your drinks.  Check out their Baby Beef Wellingtons – mini tender tenderloins wrapped in a flaky and buttery puff pastry!

Quick tip: Visit Sonder for their happy hour to get the best deals!  With an every day happy hour from 4-6PM, you can get a lot of bang for your buck.  Check out their $6 artisan cocktails – a great way to try multiple of their signature creations!

Sunday | 4PM–9PM
Monday – Tuesday | Closed 
Wednesday – Thursday | 4PM–10PM
Friday – Saturday | 4PM–1AM

📍 966 Douglas Ave Unit 101, Dunedin, FL 34698

Rosie's Tavern

Going out with friends also includes man’s best friend!  This dog friendly bar and patio is the perfect spot to hang out and grab a drink.  Rosie’s offers over 20 beers on tap and a solid wine selection.  We recommend that you check out their yummy pumpkin beer or their refreshing grapefruit beer!

Located in Downtown Dunedin, this is a great spot on a night out – especially if you’re wanting to save some money.  Rosie’s offers free and unlimited popcorn to all patrons, so you’re not tempted to order some overpriced small plates at other bars.

Sunday | 12PM–8PM
Monday – Thursday | 12PM–11PM
Friday – Saturday | 12PM–12AM

📍 730 Broadway, Dunedin, FL 34698

Skip's Bar

Looking for a super casual spot?  Skip’s Bar is a no frills style bar scene with ice cold beer, yummy pub food, and a popular outdoor patio.  Quick tip: This is a cash only spot, so remember to bring some dollars!  Luckily a few dollars will definitely get your far, with their affordable drafts and pitchers.

This is a great spot if you’re looking for a chill atmosphere where you can sit and chat with friends.  Order up some of their sharable snacks – including chips, pretzels, peanuts, and popcorn.  They even have a great jukebox as a cool conversation piece!  

Monday | Closed
Tuesday – Saturday | 2PM–2AM
Sunday | 4PM–2AM

📍 371 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698

Reboot Arcade & Bar

Get your game on!  Sometimes sitting around at a bar can be boring, so up the stakes with some friendly competition!  Reboot Arcade & Bar is an arcade bar featuring console gaming, old school classics, and plenty of televisions!  As the best place for gamers to gather, this is a popular spot for all of Tampa Bay.  From Downtown Tampa to Brandon, people from all over make their way to Reboot just for the experience!

Reboot features 16 flat screen TVs, Xbox One gaming systems, PlayStation 4 games, Old School Pinball and Arcade Games.  While indulging in games with your group of friends and meeting some new ones, you can enjoy craft beer, wine, and sake!  If you get the munchies, Reboot offers a collaborative menu for food by Coattails Kitchen.  

Sunday | 12PM–3AM
Monday – Thursday | 4PM–3AM
Friday – Saturday | 12PM–3AM

📍 248 Scotland St, Dunedin, FL 34698

Hi-Fi Rooftop Bar

To sit back and relax with friend with a waterfront view!  Being by the water, Dunedin has some of the best beachy bars in the Bay. Check out Hi-Fi for that rooftop feel and the most amazing view of the water in Dunedin.  We love that they have a covered bar area, so the usual Florida showers won’t end your fabulous night.  

Hi-Fi’s mixologists offer some of the best creations in the city.  Inspired by the tropics and signature beach cocktails, Hi-Fi puts their own classic twist on your favorite flavors.  Check out their Tropical Heatwave, their house spin on the spicy margarita that everyone loves.  With a splash of cucumber, this cocktail gives a super refreshing taste!

Sunday | 1PM–10PM
Monday – Thursday | 4PM–10PM
Friday | 4PM–11PM
Saturday | 1PM–11PM

📍 453 Edgewater Dr, Dunedin, FL 34698

Crown and Bull

Crown and Bull is a popular Dunedin eatery and bar, perfect for a fun night out.  The best part of Crown and Bull has to be their outdoor patio, full of winding trees and colorful mood lighting, creating a space like no other.  Twinkly lights and wood accents create an intimate atmosphere to chill out and listen to their nightly live music entertainment.

Serving up modern American food, you can enjoy an amazing menu along with your drinks!  Their extensive menu is perfect for groups, as they offer amazing dishes for meat lovers, vegetarians, and vegans!  This is also a great spot if you’re looking for a boozy brunch, with their incredible breakfast selection.

Sunday – Thursday | 8AM–12:30AM
Friday – Saturday | 8AM–2AM

📍 319 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698


If you’re not looking for a sit down bar and you want to get up to dance, you should check out Blur Nightclub!   Blur is a fun Dunedin nightclub with a full bar, live DJs, live bands, and karaoke nights!  No need to drive all the way to Ybor City for a fun night out, you have all that you need right here in Dunedin!  We love that they are open late, so you can party till the sun comes up. 

We recommend checking out their deals and events on their website!  It’s a great place to revisit with friends because there are different events every night of the week.  Check out their Bingo Night on the first Wednesday of every month.  Or maybe their Drag Nights with a hostess and DJ on select Fridays!

Sunday | 12PM–8PM
Monday | Closed
Tuesday – Thursday | 3PM–12AM
Friday | 3PM-3AM
Saturday | 12PM-3AM

📍 325 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698

Flanagan's Irish Pub

Looking for the best Irish pub atmosphere for you and your friends?  Check out Flanagan’s Irish Pub, a Celtic-themed bar in the heart of Dunedin!  This casual bar offers a combination of draft beer and Irish and American bar food – like Bangers and Mash.  Have fun at Flanagan’s with your crew, enjoying their weekend live music!

We recommend visiting for one of their nightly deal specials, as it is amazing for your wallet!  Check out this spot on Thursdays – Locals’ Night!  Local Dunedin patrons get half off all drinks when they have a valid photo ID.  What better way to support the community?

Sunday – Thursday | 12PM–12AM
Friday – Saturday | 12PM-1AM

📍  465 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698

Bars in Dunedin to Unwind & Go Out With Friends

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Jacky Saunders

Jacky Saunders

Jacky is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.