Seven Lively Bars & Restaurants   in Siesta Key

By Best Western Siesta Key

June 29, 2020

Pangea Alchemy Lab


Hidden away in downtown Sarasota, Pangea Alchemy Lab may be difficult to find at first. However, the fantastic menu and cozy atmosphere are well worth the search and offer some of the most unique and well-crafted cocktails in the area.

Brewster’s Tavern & Joe’s


Brewster’s Tavern is a sports bar perfect for watching a game late into the night or challenging friends to darts. Next door at Joe’s, you’ll find a casual and relaxing bar experience with a wider variety of cocktails and stellar bartenders.

El Melvin Cocina Mexicana


With delicious Mexican bar bite-style food like street corn and queso fundido, El Melvin is sure to satisfy an appetite. But once dinner ends, El Melvin’s dance floor and bar become the Sarasota hot spot.

The Gator Club


The perfect club for dancing the night away on Main St., The Gator Club has live music every night of the week that ranges from rock bands to DJs. The club has two levels with a dance floor on the first floor, and pool tables on the second.

Siesta Key Oyster Bar 


Siesta Key Oyster Bar, or SKOB as it’s known by the locals, is the ideal place to wind down with friends and grab some drinks. Open until midnight, SKOB offers a large menu of tasty food and hosts live music, open mic nights, and free pool nights.

The Beach Club Siesta Key 


The best nightclub and live music venue on Ocean Blvd. is The Beach Club Siesta Key. This energetic club is known for its live music every night, terrific martinis, prime location by the sand, and large dance floor where you can let loose.

Gilligan’s Island Bar 


Also on Ocean Blvd. is the largest tiki bar in Sarasota, Gilligan's Island Bar. Offering a wide variety of food and drinks late into the night, this bar feels like a tropical paradise both day and night as palm trees and tiki torches provide a delightful and lively environment.

Sarasota is no stranger to exciting nightlife.