Best way to beat the heat? Drinks on the beach! Luckily Jacksonville Beach is full of must visit beach bars with a deck full of daiquiris and refreshing drinks to cool down! So raise a glass to the best beach bars in Jacksonville Beach – and maybe bring a bikini or two!
Must Visit Beach Bars in Jacksonville
Surfer the Bar
With a name like Surfer the Bar, you know this place is for all the Florida beach bums! This bar puts an end to the Atlantic or Gulf side debate because the Atlantic side has all the surfer vibes and the good waves! Which has made way for Surfer the Bar to offer up ice cold beers and cool vodka drinks right across the street from the surf! You can even watch the surfers catch some waves and then catch them on the flip side with a mule in hand!
The vibes are always chill here, making it one of our favorite low key hangs and making it a must visit beach bar in Jacksonville! Plus their Friday happy hour from 4PM-8PM is the perfect way to start your weekend!
The Brix Taphouse
If neighborhood bar with a beach-y twist is your style, then The Brix Taphouse is the place for you! As the name suggests, this brick building bar is just a stones throw from the beach and offers up the ultimate beach drinks! We love coming here during a beach day to escape the heat – or those afternoon thunderstorms – with a refreshing drink in hand. Literally, they have a drink called the refresher and it’s all you need when the temp hits those highs!
Plus, they have a weekend brunch AND daily specials to indulge in so you’re always in for a good time! Did someone say $5 Stoli’s!? Oh yeah, you know you want in now!
Let’s talk beer on the beach – better yet, *craft* beer on the beach! You heard me right! Hoptinger is known for their delicious craft beer garden and it is right on our gorgeous beach! It’s basically as authentically German you can get but in the most tropical of settings! Name a more dynamic duo, we’ll wait!
While you’re thinking of a better combo, we’ll be chowing down on some German sausage and sipping on a fruity beer!
Want to really impress your friends with this find? Go on the weekends and order off their *secret* brunch menu! Trust us, you’ll become the new brunch planner for your crew!
The Ritz Lounge
If we’re talking beach bars in Jacksonville you know we have to be talking about The Ritz Lounge! This iconic lounge on Jacksonville Beach has been welcoming locals to it’s massive and fully – more than fully – stocked bar since 1945! With so many years under their belt, they’ve become one with the beach! They know just how Jacksonville locals like their drinks and are constantly coming up with new ones for us to get excited over – hence the over 400 cocktails and shooters ready for you to order!
Pro tip: check out their daily specials to help you narrow down just what to get on their never ending list of drinks!
The Shim Sham Room
Want in on the most unique drinking spot on the beach? Well then you have to go to The Shim Sham Room! This rock ’n’ roll meets art meets vintage decor meets all around fun and leisure spot is one of our favorites! You’ll be met with an endless supply of insta worthy spots to capture your delicious drinks and food in! We’re talking vintage blue with all your favorite creatures on the wall dancing around your drink or one of our personal favorites – a wooden booth to match those smokey old fashioned vibes! Seriously, it’s like a selfie room for your drink!
The drinks are just as unique and delightful as the various rooms with the classic cocktails and then some fancy drinks that change up often to keep you and your taste buds on your toes!
Lynch’s Irish Pub
We can’t have a bar list without at least one Irish pub! Irish pubs are the OG bars, they’re where the community gathers for a round of beers and good times – and maybe some fish and chips! Luckily, Jacksonville Beach has their own Lynch’s Irish Pub that lives up to the pub standards! Full of beers, whiskey, scotch and an unlimited amount of memories and stories to tell, this pub is the ultimate beach bar hangout in Jacksonville.
Andddd they have one of the best happy hours on the beach with $5 Hendricks Gin and $5 Jack every weekday from 3PM-7PM! Yeah, we’re in!
Beach Bars in Jacksonville
We love that Jacksonville Beach has all the mainland bars, just beachified in Jacksonville Beach! Which beach bar in Jacksonville will you be heading to first to beat this summer heat? Let us know by tagging us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and TikTok or using #StuffToDoInJacksonville! Download our app for all the latest and greatest!