Jacksonville’s nightlife is diverse – the downtown area and neighborhoods surrounding the St. Johns River offer a variety of clubs, bars and restaurants, ensuring that cocktail lovers will never have a problem finding something good to drink. Here are some of the best places to go for a cheeky cocktail (or two!) in Jacksonville.
Smack dab in the middle of downtown, Dos Gatos is one of the most popular spots to have a cocktail in Jacksonville and is frequented by guests of all ages. The bartenders boast an impressive knowledge of signature cocktails, including the ginger-infused “Red Dawn” and the “Orange Jalapeño Martini.” There’s always something to do here as well, with weekly nights of karaoke, live blackjack and trivia.
123 E Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32202, United States +1 904-354-0666
Nestled on Park Street is Restaurant Orsay, a French Bistro with a southern twist. This high end restaurant isn’t just known for its food; Orsay also offers popular cocktails separated into four categories: aperitif, shaken, stirred and classic. Try and arrive during Happy Hour, where Orsay offers daily five or six dollar cocktails.