Give a western twist to your night out with friends at Round Up Country Western Nightclub. If you are clueless about the style of dance, worry not, Round Up offers free dance lessons; take a lesson before the night begins and join the experts on the dance floor. Guests can participate in Cha Cha, Line Dance, East Coast Swing and Two Step. Some nights, country singers grace this place with their melodious voices. On Sunday nights, children are welcomed at Round Up to enjoy a family night filled with dancing, music and food.
Here at Laser Wolf, no one takes themselves too seriously. The beer, however, is an entirely different story. This craft beer center offers labels rarely found elsewhere and has a selection of wines and sake. Shows by local artists and bands regularly occur, adding an extra bit of excitement to the evening. Ensconced in an old building, in the heart of the city, this snug venue welcomes the party-going youth of the city. Do consider spending a fun evening at the Laser Wolf.
PoorHouse is a friendly neighborhood bar where you can indulge in fun and revelry. The simple yet classy décor welcomes one and all to enjoy a night out. Featuring an excellent menu selected by Shashank Agtey, a renowned executive chef, it offers more than just your regular pub food. You can choose from the tasty Boca Burger and other sandwiches or simply order a pizza. As far as entertainment is concerned, it regularly hosts local artists and bands, weekly theme nights and similar events. PoorHouse is the perfect place to gather your friends and bring in a memorable evening.
Established in 1970, World Famous Parrot Lounge has been serving the residents of Fort Lauderdale for over 40 years. Though the ownership of the eatery has changed hands, the amicable service has remained the same. Offering over 30 varieties of craft beer, this bar is sure to please any brew aficionado. The cheese sticks are a must-try here. Seafood lovers can take advantage of their raw bar, where you can enjoy shrimp, crabs and oysters. This lounge offers a casual ambiance that has made it a favorite among locals.
Established in the 90s, Ramrod Fort Lauderdale is a popular local gay bar and is located in the Middle River Terrace district. Every night is a night for something special with a variety of themes, frequent specials on drinks, and a hip and trendy décor that changes with the theme. The drinks are very reasonably priced and cheaper during happy hours and the staff is extremely friendly and welcoming. The pig dance on the first Saturday of every month is a highlight and is hosted by DJs that are renowned across the globe. Do stop by when in town, you're sure to love Ramrod Fort Lauderdale.
Club Deuce attracts folks from all stratas of society with its laid-back aura. With the jukebox plays a wide variety of music, the fun quotient of this place increases by the hour; the later, the better. Equipped with a horseshoe bar and pool table, it is surely set with all the elements that make a night out experience at a bar truly amazing. First established in 1926, this old timer still shines through when other establishments have come and gone. Don't forget to carry cash though as this 21-over club doesn't accept credit cards.
Brainchild of owner Diego Ganoza, Gravity Brewlab is one of the coolest places in the city for those who wish to relish a drink or two or enjoy a round of craft beers along with their group of friends. Smokebob Squarepants, Tak Tak and The Walking Red are just some of the decadent brews you can call for at this hip Dive Bar. Other popular brews like Cortadito Coffee Stout and Grodzilla Smoked Sour are also served here. If you are a fan of craft brews, then an evening at Gravity Brewlab will not you down.
Enjoy an extensive list of craft beer at the garden-style bar in The Riverside Market. Tucked away in a residential neighborhood, this hidden gem is known for its friendly ambiance and casual atmosphere. With more than 500 varieties of beer, you'll want to keep coming back. The pizzas, sandwiches and entrees keep patrons returning as well.
Visit Funky Buddha Brewery and experience some of the best local beer out there. Whether you come for a brewery tour, or just to hang out in the tap room, you're sure to have a good time. Kids are welcome in the tap room until 8 p but only adults 21 and over are allowed in after that. Four legged friends can hang out with you in the patio area. If you work up an appetite on the tour, you can take advantage of the rotation of food trucks parked outside the brewery. For more information on tour times, visit the website.
Bunbury, the hidden gem of Wynwood area offers an eclectic Latin feast along with some pretty interesting drinks. Located on 2nd Avenue, the Argentinean joint offers an innovative, almost-hipster dining venue, covered with comic strip wallpapers and industrial-esque improvised furniture strewn about a dim-lit dining space - it is cool without trying to be so! The quirkiness of its appearance is mirrored well in the offerings served here as well, and the empanadas are somewhat of a house specialty. Although the food is pretty much perfect, what takes the cake is their impressive wine collection. These vinos are a great mix of local and international and couple well with the Argentinean meals served at Bunbury. There are also several wine-themed cocktails that warrant a try. The service is stellar, the food and drinks follow the suit; if you're craving for some Latin-style tapas, Bunbury is the place to be!
If Greek and Mediterranean food is on your mind, Barmeli Miami is the place to head to with your friends and family. They offer menus for snacks, spreads, Crostini, flatbreads, cheese, salads, tapas, main course and dessert. They have a wine bar which consists of a large number of bottles, both imported and local. Some of the must-try dishes are Octupus Empanada, Prosciutto Wrapped Dates, Spicy Feta, Taramosalata, White Bean Hummus, flatbreads with a variety in Zucchini and Prosciutto. One can make a cheese selection from Grana Padano, feta, blue cheese and Manouri. The ambiance is usually lively, while the staff is very helpful.