Rest, relaxation and spectacular views are yours for the taking when you book a beautiful getaway experience to Florida’s scenic panhandle. Fort Walton Beach is a fan-favorite when it comes to places in the area to call your home away from home, offering up plenty of sun, sand, and surf as well as access to the entertainment that awaits in nearby Destin. While many travelers that come this direction do so in the name of time spent soaking up the sun’s rays, getting out on the water or making the most of shopping stops along the way, this area is brimming over with options for savoring flavors, no matter what you might be in the mood for. If you’re ready to sample a tropical cocktail or two, its only a 15-minute trip east to Destin to find some of the area’s most vibrant and savory bars. Here are a few Destin bars to add to your itinerary that your taste buds will thank you for.
Red Door Saloon
When you’re craving a stop where you can settle in as you are and enjoy a drink in a laid-back atmosphere, there’s no better Destin destination than the Red Door Saloon. Situated at 240 Harbor Boulevard, this welcoming, yet cozy stop is a great place to grab a beer, wine or cocktail and pair it up with a hot dog, sandwich and a side of great company and conversation. Dine indoors at the bar or make your way outside to enjoy patio seating. Red Door Saloon is an anytime bar that’s open from 11:00 am until 4:00 am daily.
Island Wing Company
Grab your friends and head over to Island Wing Company, one of the top bars in Destin FL, when you’re in the mood for some fantastic food and time enjoying cocktails around a spacious and welcoming bar. Island Wing Company is located at 981 98 Palms Boulevard and has earned a reputation as a super savory stop thanks to the chicken tenders, burgers, tacos, and mac n’ cheese they serve up in generous portions. If you prefer to settle in at the bar, you’ll have a cozy seat as well as options that range from strawberry daiquiris and Pina Coladas to margaritas, martinis and mojitos.
McGuire’s Irish Pub
For a sports bar style environment with Irish flair, head over to McGuire’s Irish Pub and make the most of everything from bold Guinness and craft beer to handcrafted cocktails upon request. This Irish pub and steakhouse is open daily from 11:00 am until 2:00 am and can be found at 33 US-98.
Enjoy the Best Destin Bars
When your travel plans bring you to the Panhandle, be sure to contact the team at The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach to make sure you’re booked into beautiful accommodations and to learn more about bars in Destin FL.