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13 Places for the Best Nightlife in Vero Beach

13 Places for the Best Nightlife in Vero Beach

Are you looking for the best nightlife scene on your Vero Beach vacation? If the answer is yes, then you’ve come to the right place. I’ve rounded up 13 places for the best nightlife in Vero Beach, from lively beachside bars and pubs to swanky lounges, this list has great ideas for those who want to experience the ultimate in nighttime fun!

Whether you’re a group of friends or couples out celebrating something special, let these local haunts help make your nights at Vero Beach extraordinary. Read on to find out more!


1. Bobby’s, 3450 Ocean Drive

Looking for the most inviting bar in Vero Beach? Welcome to Bobby’s – where golf lounge meets country club and prime rib and sports memorabilia are in charge. According to my daughter, a local, it’s the most welcoming place in town with fabulous service, fresh food, and potent drinks.

Plus, if you’re lucky, you might get to experience the Patio – an outdoor extension of Bobby’s that packs a big crowd.


Want food ideas for your visit to Vero Beach? Check out this list of the best restaurants in town.

2. The Stamp Bar, 2015 13th Avenue

For an eclectic bar experience, check out The Stamp Bar downtown by the US Post Office. The Stamp Bar attracts of all walks of life.

On Fridays, pop out to the alleyway and grab street tacos while sipping on reasonably priced drinks. You’ll love the Stamp Bar’s wallpaper made of stamps and video game stickers. Fireballs and Rumplemintz are popular shots to order.

Photo from the Stamp Bar’s FB page.

3. Filthy’s Fine Cocktails + Beer, 1238 16th Street

Craving a Bloody Mary or a Mimosa Flight? Look no further than Filthy’s – the ultimate one-stop-shop for Sunday Funday, as well as great pizza, Monday bingo, and watching NFL Ticket games on the big screen. A younger crowd tend to go here, but the town regulars give it a special feel.

Filthy’s Mimosa Flight featured on Instagram looks pretty appealing to me.

Photo from Filthy’s IG page.

4. The Grove, 2115 14th Avenue

Artsy Downtown Vero Beach is home to The Grove – the go-to spot for hipsters and an older crowd alike. Beautiful outdoor tables and indoor couches, handmade Old Fashioneds, and great prices all make this bar a hit with the locals. Expect restaurant workers there after their shifts for a nightcap.


5. Grind & Grape, 925 Bougainvillea Lane

Enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, live music, and expensive prices at this enclave that is both a coffee shop and bar. Expect to wait, there is always a crowd at Grind & Grape, and rightfully so.

Tap beer, wines, and cocktails are the popular draws, but the food is pretty darned terrific, too. Need suggestions? I love the burrata salad, any of the flatbreads, and the soft pretzel with beer cheese dip. Nom, nom!

Come for jazz brunch on the patio Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 3 PM.


6. Dom’s, 1436 Old Dixie Hwy.

For a more casual atmosphere, Dom’s is a smoker-friendly biker-dive bar that is a little off the beaten path. It is the perfect place for mingling with locals and tourists – all while shooting pool, playing air hockey or duck pin bowling.

Don’t miss their infamous Jaegerbombs and life-size statues of Marilyn Monroe and the Blues Brothers.


7. Sole Mar Cocktail Lounge, 2855 Ocean Drive, Set B3

Prefer something more upscale? Try Sole Mar Cocktail Lounge for a high-end atmosphere of premium cocktails, live plants, and enormous couches. This bar was formerly The Bungalow, so if you are haven’t been to Vero in awhile, it has new life breathed into it.

Try a smoked cocktail for something unique and fun. Sole Mar is open until 2 AM daily.


8. Sean Ryan, 2019 14th Avenue

For a classic Irish pub experience, check out Sean Ryan Pub with its cold brews, Tuesday trivia nights (7 PM), double happy hour, and Wednesday bingo (7 PM). I’m a fan of the affordable drink prices, and the tasty menu items. Live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday are popular events! You can also see all your favorite sporting events at Sean Ryan.

Try their Guinness on tap (nitro) or their Irish coffee – they’re both top-notch. Best items on the food menu? Loaded Totchos, Pretzel Cheese Crock, and classic Potato Skins will pair nicely with your adult bevs.


9. Kelley’s Irish Pub, 484 21st Street

Head to Kelley’s, another Vero Beach pub, where things really get going on Friday nights with live music and a crowd with an average age of 70. Kelley’s is nestled in a corner of Miracle Mile and boasts the motto “there are no strangers here, only friends that haven’t met:. I love it!

Hungry? Kelley’s has the best Reubens in town!

10. Riverside Cafe, 3341 Bridge Plaza Drive

Riverside Cafe is a great place to enjoy a meal or cold beer (overlooking the Indian River) by day, but at night, watch out…this place comes alive with a vengeance. Weekends are shoulder to shoulder crowds and full of lots of energy.


Riverside has live music, but the schedule changes weekly so check the website for more information. You might even catch country music superstar Jake Owen popping in from time to time.


11. What -A-Tavern, 58 Royal Palm Pointe

If you’re looking for a sports bar that’s full of character, What-A-Tavern is the place to be. The bar is famous for its friendly regulars, ice-cold beer, and wall to wall sports memorabilia. But, they also serve delicious burgers and wings. And let’s not forget the gambling (gray) machines.

It might not be the fanciest spot in town, but it’s certainly one of the most fun.

12. Stix Billiard Club, 939 14th Lane

Located in Majestic Plaza, Stix is the perfect spot for all your pool hall needs. With 9-foot tournament-sized billiard tables available for rent by the hour, you and your friends are sure to have a great time at this upscale club.

Stix also offers foosball, ping pong, Golden Tee, shuffleboard, and darts. Proceed with caution —this is a smoke-friendly establishment. Happy hour is from open until 7 PM and all day Thursday, including $5 wines, $3 domestic draft beer, and discounted well liquors.

Photo from Stix website.

13. The Boiler, 3410 Ocean Drive

The Boiler is another upscale beachside bar. An attractive fish tank is one of the first things you’ll notice in this intimate setting. Expect to pay a high dollar for your cocktails, but they do use rocks ice, which is impressive.

The Boiler is pet-friendly. Rum Runners are one of their claims to fame. Please note, the Boiler does not serve food.


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Looking for something both hip and gourmet? Head to Southern Social in downtown Vero, or the Cabana Bar at the Costa d’Este Beach Resort and Spa – both offering an impressive selection of hand-crafted cocktails.


Whether you’re in the mood for a gourmet cocktail or a cold beer, Vero Beach has everything you need for a fun night out.

This article was written in part by my daughter, Peyton Pittman.

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