A guide to Bars in Orlando, Downtown Orlando Bars and Nightlife

Your guide to bars in Downtown Orlando, Bars in Orlando & Orlando Nightlife.

With so many bars in Orlando to choose from we have compiled the best bars in each of these categories:

Orlando Sports Bars

On a game day, what better place to get a bucket of hot wings, burgers and of course some cold beers than an Orlando sports bar.

Miller’s Alehouse 

Vibe/Atmosphere: Busy with TV’s hung on the walls, bench seating, classic American menu – zingers, wings, burgers, lobster, ribs, steaks. Large portions.

Where: 6 locations in Orlando.

5573 Kirkman Road, Orlando, FL 32819

667 Florida Mall Ave, Orlando, FL 32809

641 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32828

13536 S. John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32837

8963 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

7379 W. Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32818

Ages: 21 to drink

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: 11am-2am Monday-Sunday

Telephone: 407-248-0000

Dress Code: none

Miller’s website

NBA City – at Universal CityWalk

Vibe/Atmosphere: NBA is one of the Orlando bars located within Universal CityWalk, next to both Universal Studios theme parks. Large impressive venue, arena style building with 2 floors and a lot of seating capacity, friendly waiting staff, excellent food. A bit more pricey than regular sports bar chains, but definitely worth it.

Where: 6068 Universal Boulevard, Orlando FL 32819 – within Universal CityWalk nightlife and entertainment district.

Ages: 21 to drink

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: 11am-10am Monday-Friday, 11am-2am Saturday and Sunday.

Telephone: 407-363-5919

Dress Code: none

NBA City website

The Harp & Celts Irish Pub

Vibe/Atmosphere: This Irish pub has a turn of the century feel, with wooden floors  and authentic early 1900s decor. Serves homemade Irish & British food and has an extensive beer and spirits. Live soccer (football!) and rugby are a speciality of this unique pub. Free WiFi.

Where: 25 S. Magnolia Ave, Orlando FL 32801 (Downtown Orlando)

Ages: 21 to drink

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday-Sunday 11am-2am

Telephone: 407-481-2927

Dress Code: none

Harp & Celts website

Graffiti Junktion

Vibe/Atmosphere: Wacky colorful decor, plenty of flat screen TVs showing college basketball and other sports games. Known for thier burgers – they serve large portions! Full liquor bar, outdoor seating.

Where: 900 E Washington St, Orlando FL 32801 (Thornotn Park)

Ages: 21 to drink

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday-Saturday 11am-1am, Sundays 11am-12am

Telephone: 407-426-9502

Dress Code: none

Graffiti Junktion website

Craft Beer Orlando Bars

Orlando Brewing

Vibe/Atmosphere: Men outnumber women, low-key relaxed atmosphere, local bands play live music frequently, super friendly bar staff.

Where: 1301 Atlanta Ave, Orlando, FL 32806

Ages: 21 and up to enter

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday to Thursday 3pm-10pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm-2am, Sunday 12pm-9pm.

Telephone: 407-827-1117

Dress Code: Casual, jeans allowed

Orlando Brewing website

Redlight, Redlight

Vibe/Atmosphere: Low key, casual bar, unpretentious, local art on the walls, small stage area for bands.

Where: 745 Bennett Rd, Orlando, FL 32803

Ages: 21 and up to enter

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 3pm-2am

Telephone: 407-893-9832

Dress Code: Casual, jeans allowed

Redlight myspace page

Eola Wine Company

Vibe/Atmosphere: Upscale chic wine and beer bar, outdoor seating

Where: 500 East Central Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32801

Ages: 21 and up to enter

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday to Wednesday 4pm-12.30am, Thursday-Friday 4pm-2am, Saturday 2pm-2am, Sunday 2pm-12.30am

Telephone: 407-481-9100

Dress Code: Smart, trendy

Eola Wine Company website

Bull & Bush

Vibe/Atmosphere: One of the few Orlando bars with a local pub feel, casual, busy on football game days, friendly atmosphere

Where: 2408 E Robinson St, Orlando, FL 32803

Ages: 21 and up to enter

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday-Saturday 4pm-2am

Telephone: 407-896-7546

Dress Code: Casual

Bull and Bush website

The Milk Bar

Vibe/Atmosphere: Small & cosy wine, cider and beer bar.

Where: 2406 E Robinson, Orlando, FL 32803

Ages: 21 and up to enter

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Tuesday-Thursday 6pm-1am,  Friday-Saturday 6pm-2am

Telephone: 407-715-2138

Dress Code: Casual

The Milk Bar Orlando website

Orlando Bars: Downtown Orlando Bars & Orange Avenue Bars

There are many bustling Downtown Orlando bars to choose from. Further away from the touristy area near the theme parks, Downtown Orlando is where the locals hang out. Church St/Orange Ave is the district where you’ll find the most Orlando bars and clubs.

You’ll find even more bars and night clubs here: Downtown Orlando Nightlife page.

Orlando Bars: Piano Bars

Howl at the Moon

Vibe/Atmosphere: Lively rock n roll shows and musical performances, dueling pianos, sax, drums, guitar. Audience participation is all part of the show.

Where: 8815 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Ages: 21 and up to enter

Cover Charge: $10

Opening times: Monday to Thursday 7pm-2pm, Friday & Saturday 6pm-2am

Telephone: 407-354-5999

Dress Code: Casual, jeans allowed

Howl at the Moon website

Auggie’s Jammin’ Bar at Gaylord Palms Orlando 

Vibe/Atmosphere: Upscale setting within the luxurious Gaylord Palms Resort  near Disney. Dueling pianos begin at 9pm

Where: 6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee FL 34746. Close to the Disney World Epcot entrance and the town of Celebration.

Ages: 21 +

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday – Sunday 5pm-1am

Telephone: 407 -586-1321

Dress Code: Smart

Auggie’s at Gaylord Palms website

Baby Grands Dueling Piano Bar

Vibe/Atmosphere: One of the newly re-open downtown Orlando bars, plush decor, fun crowd, busy during shows.

Where: 54 W. Church St, #250, Orlando FL 32801 (2nd floor of Church St Market in Downtown Orlando)

Ages: 21+

Cover Charge: $5 Wednesday to Saturday

Opening times: Monday – Friday 9pm-2am, Saturday 7pm-2am, Sunday 8pm-2am, Sunday closed

Telephone: 407 -849-1911

Dress Code: Casual

Baby Grands website

Orlando Bars: Wine Bars

Funky Monkey Wine Company

Vibe/Atmosphere: Trendy wine bar with over 100+ wine choices, also serves lunch and dinner, Mondays are half price sushi rolls.

Where: There are two locations, one in Downtown Orlando at 912 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803 and another at Pointe Orlando (I-Drive) 9101 International Dr, #1208, Orlando FL 32819

Ages: 21 +

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Downtown: Sunday-Thursday 5pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday 5pm-12am.  Point Orlando: Sunday-Thursday 5pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday 5pm-12am.

Telephone: 407-427-1447 downtown, 407-418-9463

Dress Code: Smart

Funky Monkey website

K Restaurant Wine Bar

Vibe/Atmosphere: Busy, bustling restaurant and wine bar. Reservations reccommended. Outdoor patio (dog friendly).

Where:  1710 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32804

Ages: 21 +

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Lunch Tuesday-Friday 11.30am-2pm. Dinner Monday & Tuesday 6pm-9pm, Wednesday-Saturday 6pm-10pm, Sunday closed.

Telephone: 407-872-2332

Dress Code: From casual to smart, your choice!

K Restaurant website

Press 101 Sandwich & Wine Bar

Vibe/Atmosphere: European style bistro with live music (7pm-10pm) Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights. Outdoor seating.

Where:  7601 Dr Phillips Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Ages: 21 +

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday-Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am-11pm.

Telephone: 407-351-2101

Dress Code: Casual

Press 101 website

Maduros Cigar & Wine Bar

Vibe/Atmosphere: Dark, cosy atmosphere, oversized comfortable seating, games table for cards and dominos. Has a tobacco shope on site selling cigars, pipes, hookahs and tobacco accessories.

Where:  3953 S. Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32806

Ages: 21 +

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday-Thursday 11am-7pm, Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 11am-9pm.

Telephone: 407-857-4414

Dress Code: Casual

Maduros website

Vines Restaurant & Wine Bar

Vibe/Atmosphere: Trendy restaurant & wine bar specializing in American/Asian cuisine. Large wine selection. Bands play jazz and blues Thursday, Friday and Saturdays starting at 11pm. Late twenties and up crowd. One of the more pricey Orlando bars.

Where:  7533 W. Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819

Ages: 21 +

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday-Sunday 4pm-1am

Telephone: 407-351-1227

Dress Code: Smart/dressy

Vines website

Orlando Bars: 18 and over

57 West Club

Vibe/Atmosphere: Classy, stylish, chic. Live music 7 days a week. Nice setting in Downtown Orlando near Orange Ave. Monday night is open mic night, Tuesday -Sunday everything from Jazz, hip hop to rock and acoustic.

Where: 57 West Pine St, Orlando, FL 32801

Ages: 18 and up

Cover Charge: Varies by night – around $3-5

Opening times: Monday-Sunday 3pm-3am

Telephone: 407-872-0084

Dress Code: Smart/dressy

Club 57 West website

Fubar – (formerly Liquid Cellar) at UCF

Vibe/Atmosphere: Orlando bars near UCF always have a college party atmosphere, there are daily drink specials and ladies nights. Bar games, pool tables, large bar area.

Where: 12233 University Blvd, Orlando, FL 32817

Ages: 18 and up to party, 21 up to drink

Cover Charge: none

Opening times: Monday-Sunday 3pm-3am

Telephone: 407-382-2799

Dress Code: Casual

Website: Fubar Offical website

Ice Bar 

Vibe/Atmosphere: Upscale Nordic theme. One of the only Orlando Bars made entirely from ice! The Ice Bar is air tight, kept at a chilly 27F and features a real ice bar, ice sculptures, ice seats and glasses carved from ice. Entry into the Ice Bar is limited to 45 minutes per ticket. You will get gloves and a cape to keep warm! Music is dance, 80s, hip hop, pop.

Where: 8967 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Ages: 21 up to drink, 18 and over admitted into the Ice Bar at 7.15pm and 8pm only. No under 21s in the Fire Lounge.

Cover Charge: No cover for Fire Lounge, Ice Bar tickets $19.95

Opening times: Monday-Thursday 7pm-12am, Friday & Saturday 7pm-2am.

Telephone: 407-426-7551

Dress Code: Smart, trendy – dress warm if you’re going into the Ice Bar

Website: Ice Bar Offical website & money off coupon

Knight Library Sports Bar & Grille

Vibe/Atmosphere: UFC area sports bar, pub grub. Full alcohol bar daily drinks specials, DJs & karaoke

Where: 12289 University Blvd, Orlando, FL 32817

Ages: 18+

Cover Charge: 

Opening times: 

Telephone: 407-482-2500

Dress Code: Casual to dressy depending on the night.

Website: Knight Library Offical website

Roxy Night Club

Vibe/Atmosphere: One of the most popular Orlando bars with the young party crowd, large venue.

Where: 740 Bennett Rd, Orlando, FL 32803

Ages: 18+ guys and girls

Cover Charge: Varies by night

Opening times: 10pm till late

Telephone: 407-898-4004

Dress Code – depends on the night
Monday – Casual
Tuesday – Casual, no shorts
Wed – More dressy than casual, no shorts, no t-shirts or sneakers.
Thursday – Dressy
Friday – Dressy
Saturday – Dressy

Mondays: Fight nights, cage fights start at 9pm, rock music, $5-20 cover, $2 Bud specials.

Tuedays: Rave, electro, indie music. Guys 18+ $15, girls 18+ $10 everyone 21+ $5 cover. Well & cherry bomb specials.

Wednesdays: Latin night, reggaeton,  salsa, meringue.  No hats or T-shirts. Ladies drink free till 11.30pm.  Everyone 21+ free before 11pm. Ladies 21+ $5, guys 21+ $7 after 11pm.

Thursdays: College night. Pop hits, hip hop, house music.  Ladies free entry till 12am.  Over 21 $5 cover,  under 21 $7 cover.

Fridays: Phat Friday. Hip hop. 18 and up $5 cover. Ladies 21+ free until 12am, $10 after.

Saturdays: Raggeaton, house mash-ups and dance music.  Everyone drinks free untill 11.30pm. Under 21s cover $10. Over 21 ladies $5, men $7.

Sundays: Reggaeton Night.  Reggaeton, hip hop, dance, salsa, meringue, bachata. Ladies 21+ $5, guys 21+ $10,  ladies under 21 $10, guys under 21 $20.

Website: Roxy Orlando Offical website

Orlando Bars- Gay & Lesbian Friendly Bars


5026 Edgewater Dr.

Orlando, FL 32810

Tel: 407-291-2399

Savoy Orlando

1911 North Orange Ave

Orlando FL 32804

Tel: 407-898-6766


1912 South Orange Ave

Orlando, FL 32806

Tel: 407-649-3888

The Bear Barn

4453 Edgewater Drive

Orlando, FL 32804

Tel: 407-532-3627

Parliament House Resort

410 North Orange Blossom Trail

Orlando, FL 32805

Tel: 407-425-7571

Paradise Orlando

1300 N. Mills Ave

Orlando, FL 32803

Tel: 407-898-0090

The New Pheonix

7214 Aloma Ave

Winter Park, FL 32792

Tel: 407-678-9070

The Legacy Club

3295 Clarcona Ocoee Dr

Orlando FL 32810

Tel: 407-521-2007

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