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Best Bars in Gulfport, FL

Best Bars in Gulfport, FL, Gulfport, Florida (A)

Though Gulfport, FL is referred to as "Mayberry with a liquor license," this small community nestled between St. Petersburgh and Tampa has a happening bar scene. This quaint town offers everything from beer pong tournaments and karaoke to quiet cocktails on outside porches and patios.
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Guide Name: Best Bars in Gulfport, FL
Guide Location: USA » Gulfport
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (A))
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 3.0 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 Km or 0.4 Miles
Author: Stacy Stepanovich
Author Bio: Stacy Stepanovich is a writer who lives aboard a 47 foot Concorde motor yacht in St. Marks, Florida. She has a MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College and a BA in English from the University of Pittsburgh. She has extensively traveled the coastal waters of Florida and the Abacos.
Author Website: http://www.stacysworld.net
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Yummy's Chicago Style Food
  • Backfin Blue Cafe
  • The Palm Lounge at The Historic Peninsula Inn and Spa
  • The Village Pub
  • Neptune Grill
  • On the Rocks
  • O'Maddy's
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Yummy's Chicago Style Food

1) Yummy's Chicago Style Food

Located in a vintage 1925 bunglalow in the Gulfport Art Village, Yummy's is known for their Chicago Style Hot Dogs and 22 flavors of Hershey's Ice Cream. Yummy's recently added beer and wine to their menu, making their outdoor patio a perfect place to sip a cold brew and enjoy the art village atmosphere.
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Backfin Blue Cafe

2) Backfin Blue Cafe

The Backfin Blue Cafe is located in a 1920's style cottage and boasts a sizable side deck with a full view of Gulfport Blvd. A local's favorite for casual dining that is well-known for their crabcakes, the Cafe regularly offers appetizer and dinner specials that are advertised on their website at www.backfinbluecafe.com. The Backfin Blue Cafe has a well-rounded list of Domestic, Imported and Specialty beers in addition to their extensive wine list. Hours are from 4PM-10PM Monday-Saturday, 4PM-9PM Sundays and they are Closed on Tuesdays.
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The Palm Lounge at The Historic Peninsula Inn and Spa

3) The Palm Lounge at The Historic Peninsula Inn and Spa

The Palm Lounge is located in the Historic Peninsula Inn, the oldest building in Gulfport. Open everyday at 5PM, the elegantly designed Palm Lounge offers upscale cocktails, wines and beer. The Peninsula Inn is a perfect place to sip a glass of wine on the wrap around porch and enjoy the view of the lush gardens.
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The Village Pub

4) The Village Pub

Located across the street from the white sand beach along Boca Ciega Bay, the Village Pub is a traditional English Pub. Whether you want to enjoy a Bass Ale while watching a Soccer game at the cozy bar or watch the boats in the Bay while sipping a glass of merlot, you'll surely feel at home at the Village Pub.
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Neptune Grill

5) Neptune Grill

The Neptune Grill is located at the corner of Gulfport Blvd. and Shore Blvd., right across the street from Gulfport's Historic Casino. Neptune's has an inside and outside bar, both with views of Boca Ciega Bay. There is music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night from 6-9pm on the outside patio. Be sure to try one of Neptune's signature cocktails!
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On the Rocks

6) On the Rocks

Hailed as the favorite hangout of beach bums and sports fans, On the Rocks is the perfect place to play pool or watch the big game. Featuring live entertainment weekly, you can listen to anything from classic rock to the blues while looking out at Boca Ciega Bay and Williams Pier.
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O'Maddy's

7) O'Maddy's

O'Maddy's is located directly across from Williams Pier, Veteran's Park and has an excellent view of Boca Ciega Bay that can be enjoyed from both the indoor and outdoor seating. O'Maddy's is a local's favorite and a must-see for any tourist. The bar boasts a lenghty list of specialty cocktails with a Gulfport twist. O'Maddy's is also home of the longest happy hour in town from 8AM-8PM. O'Maddy's is open Monday-Saturday from 8am - 3am and Sunday from 11am - 3am.

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Best Bars in Gulfport, FL

Best Bars in Gulfport, FL

Though Gulfport, FL is referred to as "Mayberry with a liquor license," this small community nestled between St. Petersburgh and Tampa has a happening bar scene. This quaint town offers everything from beer pong tournaments and karaoke to quiet cocktails on outside porches and...