Top 10 Beach Bars in Daytona Beach

Top 10 Beach Bars Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach Beach Bars

Located on Florida’s East coast, Daytona Beach harkens back to Old Florida.  Not the Old Florida of the Rockefellers, mind you, but the Old Florida of the Old Floridians.  The ones who were more outlaw than old money.  Think rum runners, bootleggers, fast cars and fast bikes!  Yeah, that’s Daytona Beach!

Here you’ll find some upscale places to have a drink and a meal, but just down the street you’ll find some classic biker bars and first-class dives.  That’s the diversity that comes with the locale.  And don’t forget, they celebrate their roots in NASCAR every February when the Daytona 500 takes place.  This place has something for everyone, and this list gives you a few joints to choose from to help you find what you’re looking for.  Ladies and Gentlemen start your engines!

Oyster Pub

The Oyster Pub opened in 1979 and has been a Daytona staple ever since.  They are located on Seabreeze Blvd., in the heart of Daytona Beach's tourist district, The Oyster Pub has been providing the best atmosphere for food and sports since its inception. So much more than "just an oyster bar", there’s 70+ TV's broadcasting all of the day’s best sports, amazing oyster selections, great burgers and pub grub, are just waiting to be experienced here.

There’s seating options for just about any occasion.  You can sit at the bar where oysters are shucked right in front of you or have a seat in the dining area with plenty of family friendly seating.  Enjoy a bite outside on the patio basking in the great Florida weather. 

Mai Tai Bar

As the sun sets on Daytona Beach, the Mai Tai Bar is just getting started.

The Mai Tai Bar is tucked away in Ocean Walk Shoppes, overlooking the historic Bandshell and featuring a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. The Mai Tai Bar features one of Florida's best happy hours and the coolest live music on the coast. The Mai Tai Rumble is on!  Come on down, order a drink and watch your cares wash away!

Oasis Tiki Bar

If you’re looking for a place with live music and excellent food, this is it. Plus, there’s this  beautiful view of The World’s Most Famous Beach!  Enjoy delicious food and tropical drinks overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at The Fountain Beach Resort in the heart of Daytona Beach.

There’s live music daily (weather permitting, of course).  It’s a great place to bring your family or a bunch friends to enjoy some great tunes on weekend night and a live DJ spinning your favorite beach music every day at 1 P.M.  The Oasis Tiki bar is Old Daytona Beach at its best!

Froggy’s Saloon

Froggy's Saloon is located in the heart of the World Famous Daytona Bike Week and Biketoberfest on Main Street in Daytona Beach.  Locals and visitors love Froggy's Saloon, and once you've been here, you'll understand why.

For bikers - the atmosphere at Froggy's Saloon is biker heaven with the almost endless sound of bikes up and down Main Street.  Millions of people, from every walk of life, have visited Froggy's in its 25+ year history.  The building has a unique and rich history all its own.   There are even claims to fame that date back to Al Capone and that this was his hide-out when he was in his 30's.

There's never a dull moment. You could sit for hours enjoying the drink of your choice, admiring the eclectic decor, or just talking to different people from all around the world.  The music and good times are always plentiful at Froggy’s.

Dirty Harry’s Pub

Dirty Harry’s is located in the heart of Daytona Beach and home of the famous “Bike Week” and its fall equivalent “Biketoberfest”.  It is also only a short walk from the Ocean Center and Peabody Auditorium.

Dirty Harry’s inside is a cozy pub with a nightclub atmosphere. Outside, Dirty Harrys transforms its palm tree-lined parking area into a massive block party complete with an outdoor stage for live bands and contests during the larger events.

Don’t miss karaoke every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night!

Caribbean Jack’s

This lively hangout by the Loggerhead Marina offers live music & Caribbean-inspired eats & drinks.  The pub’s name harkens back to a legendary “rum runner” from the prohibition era.  Not a bad idea for a joint that serves up plenty of rum on a nightly basis!  This beach bar is frequented by locals, tourists and anyone who likes good music, good drinks and a good time!  If you’re headed to Daytona Beach, stop in and have one of the bartenders pour you a drink and regale you with a tale about Caribbean Jack Gilchrist.  You won’t be disappointed.

McCoy’s Rum Room

McCoys Rum Room, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and historic clock tower, offers an extensive rum menu, small plates and an endless selection of cocktails. At McCoys, the libations are matched only by the outstanding location and view. Nightly entertainment makes McCoys a must visit while in Daytona Beach.  Stop by for the best happy hour specials in Daytona Beach.

McCoy’s Rum Room is located in the Daytona Beach Hilton.


Full Moon Saloon

The Full Moon Saloon is located in the heart of Daytona Beach and is one of the hubs of the famous Daytona “Bike Week” and its fall equivalent “Biketoberfest.”

The Full Moon Saloon is also the scene for several other festivals and block parties throughout the year including New Year’s Eve, Original Music Fest and July 3rd, where Main Street is closed to traffic, the stage and bars are set up outside, and fans stroll the street enjoying the entertainment.

Full Moon Saloon operates as a Pool Hall six nights a week, featuring weekly tournaments on Friday and Saturday nights.


Ocean Deck Beach Club


When you are in town – go where the locals go!  The Ocean Deck Beach Club is a local, family owned Daytona Beach tradition for over 50 years, that features live music and dancing every night of the week.

With a new Beach Stage and Tiki Bar, they’ll keep you “dancing in the sand with a drink in our hand”! Weekends roll out the best and only party ON the beach. Relax in Caribbean style atmosphere with great food, great music and Karaoke every Saturday and Sunday.

The Bank and Blues Club

The Bank & Blues Club is located in the 700 block of Main Street - the heart of Daytona Beach and home of various events and festivals each year. It is also only a short walk from the Ocean Center and Peabody Auditorium. The Bank is an authentic historic bank, built in the early 1920's, and converted to a nightclub, featuring live music shows every Saturday night.  The Bank features local and national touring bands weekly.

Main Street Station

Main Street Station is a must see for visitors to Daytona Beach. Located just blocks from the World's Most Famous Beach, Main Street Station is a historical landmark with its origins dating back to 1934 along with the origins of stock car racing on the beach. Once a fully functioning garage owned and operated by NASCAR founder, Bill France Sr., this vintage garage bar maintains its authentic roots in appearance and its mission to keep the racing spirit of years past alive by hosting special annual events such as Back to the Roots honoring legends of racing. Main Street Station features three full, open-air bars, ample and visible bike and car parking, nightly specials, live music, dancing, pool tables, free WI-FI, theme nights, live video web-streaming, "Main Street Station" branded merchandise, and the largest, cleanest restrooms on Main Street!


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1 comment

  • Jim Gibson

    The Caribbean Jacks was the best. Been to almost all of them.

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