8 of the Best New Smyrna Beach Bars You Need to Try

Whether you’re looking for an intimate and romantic wine bar or a boisterous place to watch the big game, you’ll find a wide variety of New Smyrna Beach bars to choose from when you visit us! After a day in the hot Floridian sun, you can cool off with an ice-cold beer or fun and fruity cocktail at a number of excellent choices. Or, if you’re looking for after-dinner drinks and entertainment, you’ll find great options for that, too. No matter your preference, you’ll find plenty of New Smyrna Beach bars to suit your taste!

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New Smyrna Beach Bars on Flagler Avenue

If you’re looking for a wide variety of New Smyrna Beach bars in one place, head to Flagler Avenue, where you will find plenty of great options to choose from. Flagler Ave. in New Smyrna also boasts dozens of charming local businesses including quaint boutiques, galleries, surf shops, restaurants, and more.

1. Flagler Tavern

When you visit New Smyrna Beach, it will be hard to miss Flagler Tavern. This large bar and restaurant offers a laidback atmosphere and exciting nightlife in a unique and historic circa 1928 building. Whether you’re looking for a good meal or a late night dance party, you’ll find both at Flagler Tavern.

2. Gnarly Surf Bar & Grille

If you are ready to set your watch to island time, head to Gnarly Surf Bar & Grill in New Smyrna Beach, FL. When you do, you’ll find bright colors, a fun decor, and a wonderful outdoor patio. It is the perfect place to enjoy a coastal breeze while sipping on delicious and fruity cocktails.

3. Om Bar & Chill Lounge

Recently named Volusia County’s Best Live Music Venue, Om Bar & Chill Lounge in New Smyrna Beach, FL, should be your choice for an eclectic mix of live entertainment. In addition, the bar offers a craft beer selection of over 75 beers, plus signature cocktails, and a great selection of wine.

4. Third Wave Cafe and Wine Bar

After a long day exploring New Smyrna Beach, Third Wave Cafe and Wine Bar is a cozy and comfortable haven for gourmet coffee, brick-oven pizza, global wine, and craft beer. The wine bar and cafe offers a beautiful garden patio perfect for enjoying a relaxing evening out.

5. Toni and Joe’s Patio

Are you looking for a New Smyrna Beach bar that features a spacious outdoor deck with excellent views of the ocean? If so, head to Toni and Joe’s Patio, where you’ll find just that! It is one of the best places to go near Flagler Avenue where you can enjoy dinner or drinks while watching the sunset.

Places Near the Night Swan Bed & Breakfast

While all of the bars and things to do on Flagler Avenue have their own advantages, you will find plenty of fantastic New Smyrna Beach bars just minutes from our inn! On a beautiful night at the beach, you’ll love the freedom of walking to and from these great destinations:

6. New Smyrna Beach Brewing Company

If local craft beer is your favorite way to imbibe, visit New Smyrna Beach Brewing Company. This small brewery boasts a large selection of delicious beer in a unique and educational space. When you visit, you’ll enjoy learning about the beer making process and will get to watch it unfold with a pint in hand from your seat at the bar.

7. Yellow Dog Eats Kitchen & Bar

If you’re looking for a place near our inn that also has some of the best food in town, head to Yellow Dog Eats Kitchen & Bar. A personal favorite of ours, and a popular destination with our guests, Yellow Dog Eats offers delicious BBQ, pulled pork, gourmet sandwiches, plus great drinks, daily happy hour, and live music on the weekends!

8. Half Wall Beer House

Half Wall Beer House is an upscale craft beer house just minutes from the Night Swan. You’ll find an extensive beer list, plenty of big screen tvs, and delicious food. When you visit, be sure to try the rotating beer of the month!

Book a Stay at the Night Swan!

The Night Swan Intracoastal Bed and Breakfast rests in one of the most beautiful areas in New Smyrna Beach. When you stay at our inn, you’ll discover breathtaking waterfront views and a cozy atmosphere that keeps our guests returning again and again. We stand apart from the typical hotels in New Smyrna Beach, FL, by providing you with your choice of accommodation from two historic homes and a beautiful guest cottage. Our 16 rooms have their own unique personalities and boast wonderful amenities. Learn more about the Night Swan today. Then, contact us! We’d love to help you plan a memorable New Smyrna vacation!

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