Orlando Bar Hopping Guide
Tap & Grind is a sports bar meets coffeehouse located in the Downtown area of Orlando at 59 W Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801. They have amazing beer here, after all, where else can you find a craft beer bar in the area? With a great variety of beers as well as some of the best servers, you're bound to have a great time here at tap & grind. There are tables outside if you like the hustle and bustle of the city, but you can't go wrong with watching some of the live entertainment on the interior. The ambiance in this bar is amazing, enough to have you come back!
Hanson's Show Repair is a speakeasy in downtown Orlando that feels like you are stepping through time, and it's an amazing place to get some beer, cocktails, and wine. The entrance may be a little intimidating, as you need to know the password to enter. There's no food at this bar, but we think that has to do a lot with their overall ambiance. The outdoor seating area is a large drawing point to the crowd that's often here. The mystery and charm of this establishment is sure to have you coming back, as this hidden gem is unlike any other restaurant or bar in the area.
What a great, intimate venue to see a show. But by no means does intimate mean they are some little local music with no name local acts. The Social pulls in some big names. This is the kind of place you dream of where you can see bands you love up close and personal when you would normally only get to see them with thousands of other screaming fans. Concerts here vary between all age shows, 18+, and 21+ so make sure you and all your guests are clear to get in before you buy your tickets, there is also a 8 max ticket per person rule so for your larger groups you may have to do some coordinating.
Bosendorfer Lounge is a jazz and blues lounge located at 325 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801. This spot is one of the classiest places in the Downtown Orlando area to have a quiet drink and good conversation. With velvet couches, dark walls, and soft lighting, the ambience in this is lounge cannot be replicated by competitiors. The Madam Roxanne is a popular drink here which is vodka, pineapple, and cranberry juice with champagne. This gem is one that deserves your attention, so be sure to walk through the doors the next time you're in the area.
The Independent Bar is a dance club with a lot to offer to the party scene. Sometimes, all you need is a night of dancing with your friends to let off some steam. If you're looking to go dancing in a hipster setting, you're sure to enjoy this bar meets dance club. Located conveniently at 68 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801. They place a mix of 80's New Wave as well as 90's alternative, so if you're looking for a blast from the past, you're sure to enjoy a night of dancing inside of this dance club. Ladies get half off admission, so make it a girls night!
DownTown PourHouse is a sports bar meets gastropub, a very sleek modern take on your old school corner bar. PourHouse has a ton of televisions with crystal clear quality, so you'll be able to see every detail of the big game. It's a loud environment, but what else could you ask for when it comes to a great atmosphere? You must sample their black and tan burger, southern chicken, as well as the Hawaiian burger. When it comes to lobster macaroni and cheese, they're doing it right. Have we talked about their amazing drink specials?