- Marcelina Morfin
Boynton Beach, Florida has a diverse culinary scene brimming with global flavors, which can be discovered here. The area is also home to several great bars; from relaxing, intimate venues to lively establishments with numerous events. From cigar bars to restaurants to breweries, here is a list of the some of the top places to have a fun time while enjoying cool drinks.
Agliolio Bar & Grill
Featured on The Culture Trip’s list of top restaurants in Boynton Beach, Agliolio Bar and Grill is also recommended as a bar due to its great selection of handcrafted beverages and wines. Established in 2012, this venue is a lovely spot for a night out on the town with friends or a loved one. Sit outside while sipping red sangria made with merlot, brandy, triple sec, and fresh fruit juices or the berry ‘new-fashioned’ with Bulleit rye bourbon, fresh berry purée, sweet vermouth, and a splash of Angostura. For something with more of a kick, try the eponymous AGLIOLIO espresso martini with Smirnoff vanilla vodka, Baileys, Kahlua, and a shot of espresso.
Ali Baba Café & Hookah Lounge
Popular with the younger crowd, Ali Baba Café and Hookah Lounge is a Middle Eastern venue featuring a laid-back yet vibrant atmosphere perfect for unwinding after a long day of work or a long week. Hookah is a water pipe that enables people to smoke different flavors of special tobacco called shisha. Within a large, open space, visitors can relax and enjoy light eats, drinks (including a variety of beers) and, of course, hookah in many flavors; some favorites include pink lady, ambrosia, and white gummy bear. Exciting events also take place throughout the week, such as belly dancing shows and comedy nights.
Striving to offer its guests an ‘old Florida-style’ establishment and experience, The Backyard is vibrant place to sample someSouthern-inspired eats, an array of drinks, and fantastic entertainment. An outdoor venue, it is a great place to have an amazing night out with friends. The Backyard features an impressive happy hour that takes place 11AM-7PM, Monday through Friday, where guests will find domestic bottles of beer or drafts for $2.25, import selections for $3.50, plus other incredible deals. As for events, there are concerts, karaoke nights, and more. For info on these and more, check out the Facebook page.
The Backyard, 511 NE 4th St, Boynton Beach, FL, USA +1 561 740 0399
Copperpoint Brewing Co.
If craft beer is your preference, the Copperpoint Brewing Co. is a must-visit. Serving a variety of handcrafted brews from traditional styles to seasonal selections, the brewery will have something to suit a wide range of beer lovers’ tastes. The interior space features an industrial yet warm vibe perfect for relaxing with a cold brew, which includes current highlights such as the German-style Copperpoint Lager, the B. Rabbit Espresso Cream Stout, and the One Love I.P.A. If visitors are looking for something to soak up the brews, Copperpoint hosts food trucks and allows guest to order food from outside venues.
Copperpoint Brewing Co., 151 Commerce Rd, Boynton Beach, FL, USA +1 561 508 7676
Due South Brewing Co.
Another great place for beer seekers is Due South Brewing. This warehouse venue features two spaces (one with air conditioning and one without) where guests can kick back with friends and a great tasting brew. Some of the beers on tap include the Caramel Cream Ale, which has a hint of vanilla; the award-winning Craft America Lager; the Café Ole Espresso Porter, which is another award winner; and the Legendairy Milk Stout, with a bit of cocoa flavor. Be sure to visit during happy hour Tuesday through Friday, 4PM-6PM for some great savings. They also offer free tours and VIP tours. Check out the schedule here.
Elmo’s Rock Bar & Grill
Want some live rock ‘n roll to go along with a selection of fantastic drinks? If so, Elmo’s Rock Bar & Grill is the place to go. A late-night venue, Elmo’s is open until 5AM every day. Featuring live music Wednesday through Saturday, the bar also hosts other events throughout the week, including trivia night and karaoke. Be sure to look at their website or social media pages for updates. Elmo’s features a full bar, so whatever drinks guests want, they can most certainly get. Plus, there are nightly drink specials along with tasty edibles, including appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, and more.
Hurricane Alley Raw Bar & Restaurant
Hurricane Alley Raw Bar & Restaurant not only attracts customers with its tasty fare but also its drinks from the vibrant, eclectic bar. From beer, both draft and bottles, to specialty handcrafted libations, the drink menu is sure to delight many people looking to spend a fun night out. Must-try cocktails include ‘The Laguna Beach Jalapeño Margarita,’ made with Tanteo jalapeño-infused tequila, lime juice, sour mix, fresh jalapeños, and Avagero orange liqueur over ice; and the frozen ‘Mango Paradise,’ with Bacardi mango fusion rum, mango nectar, and mango purée. Hurricane Alley has happy hour Monday through Friday, 3PM-6PM.
Smoke Inn Boynton Beach
With several locations along the southeastern coast of Florida, Smoke Inn built its flagship location in Boynton Beach. A cigar shop with a full bar, this venue features a sleek interior adorned with leather chairs and several flat screen televisions. Step outside and guests will find a spacious patio where they can enjoy a cigar and a drink. The bar has a selection of scotch, wine, plus a menu offering an array of specialty cocktails. Smoke Inn also hosts numerous events every month, including Ladies Night with half off hookahs, happy hour Monday through Friday, 4PM-7PM, where guests will find drink specials, and Bottomless Sundays, bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for great prices.
Sweetwater Bar & Grill
Featuring New American cuisine, Sweetwater is a popular venue that also serves incredible, handcrafted libations, along with beer and wine, within an intimate setting. Sit back and relax in the rustic-decorated interior while sampling tasty eats and unique cocktails that will keep you coming back for more. Innovative cocktails to try include the ‘Oregon Trail’ made with bourbon, aged Old Tom gin, Cynar, fig jam, and orange bitters and the ‘Pralinato,’ with pecan bourbon, figcello, plus black walnut and chocolate bitters. Visit Sweetwater any day of the week beginning at 5PM and take advantage of thir happy hour that lasts until 7PM.
Part of Boynton Beach’s culinary and bar scene for over 50 years, Two Georges is a ‘waterfront restaurant, lounge, and sports bar,’ creating fun memories for guests time and time again. Two Georges is located on the water, and guests can arrive by boat if they wish and enter an island-themed establishment where they can sip on cool cocktails, wine, or beer on the patio bar. One must-try specialty drink is the ‘Planters Punch,’ with Bacardi Superior, pineapple juice, orange juice, grenadine, plus a floater of Bacardi Oakheart spiced rum. Be sure to visit Monday through Friday, 3PM-7PM for happy hour and on the weekends when live music enhances the already lively environment.
Two Georges, 728 Casa Loma Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL, USA +1 561 736 2717