Are you looking for a list of the best clubs and bars in Tallahassee? We have you covered with our suggestions for the best Tallahassee nightlife spots!
Tallahassee is home of the Capitol of Florida and Florida State University. While nightlife in Tallahassee has a ton of options from sports bars, night clubs, gay bars, tiki bars, pool halls and more there is an option for everyone.
Whether you are looking to dance the night away at the tally strip block party, enjoy a beer at a dive bar or looking to play darts and pools at bar, or head to one of the most popular day clubs turn night clubs in a multilevel building.
We have put together a list of the best places to eat if wanting to grab dinner before heading out the clubs and bars in Tallahassee. We also put together a great list of fun things to do in Tallahassee if in town for few days and looking for something to do before heading out for the night.
14 Best Clubs And Bars In Tallahassee
926 Bar and Grill
926 Bar and Grill is one of the best gay bars in Tallahassee. This Tallahassee Gay Bar hosts a Friday night event called the Hot Friday night party and is one of the most popular LGBT events in the area. They also host a dance night and fetish and cabaret show on Saturdays.
926 bar and grill is one the places that seres a full menu of hot dogs, sandwiches, burgers, and a Sunday Brunch with bottomless mimosas and bloody Mary’s for $15. Sunday brunch menu items includes chicken and waffles, breakfast bowls, shrimp and grits and more. As well as a live DJ spinning the hottest tunes during brunch.
Everyone is welcome at this LGBT friendly dance club and the owners make sure this is true. They are even hosting cabaret shows on zoom to checkout the website to purchase tickets to the events!
Bullwinkle’s Saloon is closed on Monday and Tuesday and is open until 2 am the other nights of the week! They bill themselves as the best bar in Tallahassee and are also located on the infamous Tennessee Strip.
Bullwinkles Saloon has been a staple since 1979 and is located across from FSU’s stadium. From $10 bottomless Buffett featuring top-shelf liquors and if you become a Moose Card Member you receive free cover!
Bullwinkle’s Saloon is a multi story bar with an outdoor tiki bar area, beer garden and DJ spinning music. The Moose club membership is $60 for men and $50 for women and gets free entry, free parking, and free drinks all semester long!
Bullwinkle’s Saloon has been voted as the best drink specials in Tallahassee.
Poor Paul’s Pourhouse
Pour Paul’s pourhouse is one of the few bars in Tallahassee that never have a cover charge. Ladies night is held on Tuesdays, and Sunday and Monday are $5 pitchers of beer. This is one of the few bars in Tallahassee that are 21 and up with strict ID checks!
A Tallahassee nightlife staple since 1976 Poor Pauls Pourhouse is the oldest locally owned bar in Tallahassee serving up drink specials and low prices! Come play darts at this bar or play at one of the four pool tables, or watch the game on one of the big TV’s around the bar!
Swing by from 4 pm to 7 pm for the Happy Hour at Poor Pauls Pourhouse and spin the wheel for chance to win cheaper drinks, you might even land on $0.50 beers or free drafts and pitchers! A fun start to the evening! You can choose your own tunes to play on the juke box!
Red Rocks is another one of the bars in Tallahassee that is located on the Tally strip. Red Rocks is next door to Ken’s and is one of the best dance clubs with live DJ’s and performers, great dance hits and throwbacks alike and a full bar.
Think mirror, poles, lightings and disco balls for this dance club. This is one of the clubs in Tallahassee that turns rowdy after dark. Come to dance let loose and enjoy the night on the dance floor under the disco lighting.
Red Rocks also participated in the Friday night block party with all you can drink and a fun Saturday night. It is also a great place to bar hop to the five other bars located on the Tally Strip!
Liberty Bar and Restaurant
Liberty Bar and Restaurant is one of the Tallahassee bars serving craft cocktails using homemade syrups in unique and unusual flavors and combinations.
This is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat while enjoying a cocktail. The menu serves local fresh ingredients for the past six years.
The liberty house cocktail menu has favorites like one star review with tequila and fresh pineapple, Critical hit with bourbon and spice pear syrup, Peter Rabbit with rum and spice syrup or morning star with gin and lemon.
They also serve classics like Hibiscus mojito, Black Manhattan, Spicy Paloma, bottle beers, wine and more. Happy hour is from 5 pm to 7 pm every day with $5 wines, $1 off beers and more!
Zingales Billiards & Sports Bar
Zingales Billiards and Sports Bar is a popular pool hall that serves food and drinks as well as bar games. This sports bars in Tallahassee is open from 5 pm to 2 am during weekdays and 12 pm to 2 am on weekends.
You can enjoy this sports bar while playing pool, eating and drinking. This smoke free sports bars has a ton of TV’s to watch sports and a weekly pool league.
Zingales Billiards and Sports Bar has one of the largest selections of rare liquors in the area with a clean space to grab a drink! This is a great relaxed atmosphere to grab a drink and hang out with friends in a clean sports bar!
Clyde’s & Costello’s
Clyde’s and Costello’s is one of the downtown Tallahassee bars with a college vibe. This bar is known for its Happy hour on Friday where the party continues on Adams street. Think block party vibes with your college friends as the place to hang out and grab a drink or pitcher.
Clyde’s and Costello’s is one of the bars in Tallahassee that is locally owned and is the place to go for college students! They are an 18 and up bar with Mondays being Mandatory Makeout Mondays with $1 shots, $2 drafts and $3 wells where they say to come for a drink and a kiss!
As well as Friday night drink for free before 11 pm. They have a live DJ on the weekends with top 40, house and electric house music!
Waterworks is a tiki bar and restaurant that has been apart of the nightlife in Tallahassee for the past 28 years. They serve sandwiches, burgers, platters, wings, salads, desserts and more as well as vegetarian dishes of eggplant Parmesan add falafel platter.
Come to Waterworks Tiki bar for delicious drinks and a relaxing environment to hang with friends or family. They have a great happy hour on weekdays with $1 off open until 7 pm.
If under the age of 21 beware that Waterworks turns to 21 and up after 5 pm and stays open until 2 am with live music with a latin flare and cute cocktails served in tiki man glasses! An instagram favorite bar in Tallahassee.
Recess is one of the best bars in Tallahassee overlooking Doak Campbell Stadium. They have a large rooftop making this one of the best places for nightlife in Tallahassee. This is the perfect bar to hang out in the daytime both inside or outside with pool parties.
There are two full service bars, a DJ booth and is a lively place to hang out. There are several VIP booths and bottle service. This is one of the more high-end party spots in Tallahassee for both day time and night time.
This is one of the Tallahassee bars that serves high end cocktails as well as bottle service. Come for low-key daytime pool parties and stay for full club vibes when the sun goes down at this club!
The Palace Saloon
The Palace Saloon is one of the bars in Tallahassee near FSU across from Doak Campbell Stadium. Come to the Palace Saloon for Beer O’Clock specials daily at this dive type bar.
Open since 1971 you will find pitchers of beer, pool tables, darts and arcade games in a low key atmosphere. The beer specials keep prices low and it’s one of great sports bars in Tallahassee if looking for a cheap place to drink or hangout for FSU football games!
Don’t come here expecting liquor as the only serve beer, wine and seltzer. For specials Monday they have $2.50 drafts, Wednesday 4 for $10 beers, and Thursday is $7 pitchers or $10 SakeBomb pitchers.
TENN Nightclub and Lounge
TENN nighclub and lounge is one of the clubs in Tallahassee located at the six venue “Tally strip” formally known as Encore. This is one of the bars in Tallahassee with great drink specials like Saturday night All you can drink for $10!
Come to TENN when looking to hit the dance floor, relax in a VIP booth and enjoy a night out. From live performances on stage and DJ’s and packed bars this is the place to be. It is also a great place to bar hop to the five other bars located on the Tally Strip!
This is one of the bars in Tallahassee that prides themselves on quick drink service with multiple bars and bartenders to ensure club goers can get back to the dance floor quickly. There is a lounge next door where electronic dance music is played in a lower key atmosphere.
Proof Brewing Company was one of the first craft brewing companies in Tallahasee founded in 2012. This brewery is a 20-barrel brew house with a tasting room and beer garden who has won numerous awards.
The tasting room is open Friday from 4 pm to 10 pm and Saturday 2 pm to 10 pm and Sunday 2 pm to 8 pm. Perfect place to head on a sunny day and relax in the grassy area outside the brewery while having a brew!
Come enjoy one of the beers on tap from Munich Style Lager, Eightfive-0 a Pale Ale, Lala Land an IPA, Raising Titans a Hazy IPA, Ghost Totem a porter, Creatures in the dark a sweet stout, Mango Wit a Belgian or a Key lime Pie Berliner Weisse.
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Madison Social is one of the best bars in Tallahasee to not only grab a bite to eat but to stay and enjoy a night out! Madison Social serves a lunch, dinner and brunch menu. And are open to 12 am on Monday to Wednesday and Sunday and 2 am on Thursday to Saturday nights.
Come for bar food like burgers, fries, wings and wraps. This is the perfect bar to catch a sports game or head here for game day as it overlooks Doak Campbell Stadium.
Order a delicious handcrafted cocktail, beer, or wine. You can even come for Tuesday night trivia. Madison social turns into a bar with music and a lively atmosphere in the evenings and is the perfect place to hang out with friends.
Yianni’s Tallahassee is one of the bars located on the Tally Strip! Yianni’s is located next to FSU’s campus and is one of the most popular dance clubs with live DJ’s.
This is one of the bars in Tallahassee near FSU that allows 18 and up for entry. Popular dance hits and hip hop music are played making this one of the best dance clubs in Tallahassee if looking to let loose on the dance floor.
Yianni’s is known for their $10 fishbowl size drinks. Come on Saturdays for all you can drink wells and natty light. The large open space makes this the perfect place to hang out with friends with great music and drinks.
It is also a great place to bar hop to the five other bars located on the Tally Strip!
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