The 6 Best Bars in Destin FL

Red wine being poured from a bottle into a glass.

Whether you’re looking for a casual mid-afternoon drink or a fun night out on the town, Destin, Florida has a bar with your name on it! Our Emerald Coast city is home to a variety of great taprooms where you can relax during your vacation. To help you make the most of your adult getaway, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a guide to the six best bars in Destin FL.

1. The Wine Bar

Connected to Chan’s Wine World, The Wine Bar is a can’t-miss stop for anyone who enjoys a nice glass of red, white, or rosé. We recommend visiting The Wine Bar during their daily happy hour (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.), where guests can order a carafe for the price of a glass.

2. Horizons

Located across the street from the Henderson Park Inn at our sister property, The Henderson, Horizons is another one of the best bars in Destin FL. This unique octagon-shaped bar offers gorgeous views of the Gulf, an extensive drink selection, and mouth-watering food. There is no better place to enjoy an adult beverage and oysters on the half shell!

3. Funky Blues ShacksA guitarist and a drummer performing on stage.

Music lovers will definitely want to visit the Funky Blues Shack during their vacation. Repeatedly voted Destin’s best live music venue, this popular spot hosts the area’s hottest local bands and nationally touring acts. With two fully stocked bars, 28 beers on tap, and superb food from the Graffiti Restaurant, the Funky Blues Shack has everything you need for an awesome night out.

4. World of Beer

World of Beer is a destination that certainly lives up to its name. This tavern has a wide selection of lagers and ales, including a number of local brews. If you’re not quite sure what to try, World of Beer’s knowledgeable bartenders and servers are always happy to make a recommendation. Don’t leave World of Beer without ordering one of the bar’s signature German pretzels with a side of beer cheese!

5. Pompano Joe’s

Pompano Joe’s boasts an incredible location right on the beach. This popular spot is known for its tropical drinks, live reggae music, and fresh seafood. The Travel Channel named Pompano Joe’s the “Ultimate Beach Snack Shack” and one of the “World’s Best Beach Restaurants.”

The Tiki Bar at the Henderson Park Inn.6. Henderson Park Inn’s Tiki Bar

When you stay at the Henderson Park Inn, you won’t have to leave our bed and breakfast to enjoy a wonderful drink! Overlooking the beach, our Tiki Bar is the perfect place to kick back with a daiquiri or margarita. Each afternoon, our Tiki Bar offers a special happy hour where guests can order a complimentary alcoholic beverage. The Henderson Park Inn is an adults only hotel, which creates the ideal atmosphere for sipping drinks with your sweetheart. Please note that the Tiki Bar is just for guests at our inn.

Guests at the Henderson Park Inn will love being near all of the best bars in Destin FL. Our beachfront bed and breakfast has been voted the most romantic hotel in America by the users of and, and we are proud to hold the Conde Nast Johansens 2018 Award for Excellence. To start planning your escape, browse our selection of Destin hotel rooms.

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