St George Island Bars You Have To Check Out

Picture this: you, a beautiful beach sunset, and a refreshing fruity cocktail with a colorful little umbrella to match. The wind in your hair, Jimmy Buffet music playing in the background…Are you there yet?

This dream could soon be a reality with a vacation on St. George Island! This charming little seaside town is small but mighty, with a tiny amount of actual square footage but a huge beach personality.

After you’ve successfully navigated to your beach rental and unpacked, it’s time to kick back and relax with some local flare. Pencil in a few of these top-rated St. George Island bars to check out during your next island getaway!

Doc Myers’ Island Pub & Sports Bar


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36 W Pine Ave, Eastpoint, FL 32328 | (850) 907-1233

Hours: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m., Daily


“Where people come to play in paradise”—Doc Myers’ certainly lives up to its motto! This lively tiki bar is a beach lover’s paradise with a wide-open deck, mouthwatering local cuisine, and plenty of entertainment throughout the week, including live music, karaoke, trivia, and more. The extensive food menu offers everything from apps and oysters to seafood baskets, burgers, and more. The signature cocktail list is where the real fun starts, with a full list of flavorful creations, like ‘Loula’s limeade’, ‘Coach Goombay’s smash’, and ‘Jake’s perfect margarita’.

Paddy’s Raw Bar


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240 3rd St E, St George Island, FL 32328 | (850) 927-2299

Hours: 11 a.m. – 12 a.m., Daily


“A sunny place for shady people”, Paddy’s Raw Bar is St. George Island’s haven for locals and visitors alike. This casual, bay-front bar offers spectacular cuisine, ice-cold beer, and the absolute best Apalachicola oysters in town. Enjoy eight different oyster preparations or create your own killer snack. If oysters aren’t your calling, try one of Paddy’s signature sandwiches, fish tacos, seafood plates, and more. Pair that with a $5 glass of house wine $3 domestic beer and you’ve got the perfect afternoon!

Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe


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68 E Gorrie Dr, St George Island, FL 32328 | (850) 927-2987

Hours: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Daily


Kick back, relax, and take in the beautiful surroundings at Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe. This family-friendly beach cafe offers decadent dining, lively entertainment, and stunning beach views—what more could you want? Nosh on everything from the famous smoked yellowfin tuna dip and succulent peel & eat shrimp to burgers, po’boys, sandwiches, fresh seafood platters, and more. The tiki-themed cafe also serves up an impressive array of tiki-themed beverages that you won’t want to miss, like the wildly popular “St. George Island Breeze”.

Beach Pit

49 W Pine Ave, St George Island, FL 32328 | (850) 799-1020

Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., Daily


You don’t have to leave the island to enjoy a taste of the deep south. Beach Pit offers over 25-years of experience serving up Texas-style BBQ and mean margaritas to match. The mouthwatering menu features everything from wings and burgers to steaks and seafood—but the slow-cooked BBQ is where it’s at. The restaurant also offers a convenient ‘takeout’ menu, which makes an easy dinner decision after a few happy hour drinks. Locally owned and operated, Beach Pit is a casual, comfy place to kick back and enjoy good food and great drinks in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. You can also bring your furry friend along for the adventure, Beach Pit offers a pet-friendly covered patio.

Harry A’s


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28 W Bay Shore Dr, St George Island, FL 32328 | (850) 927-3400

Hours: 11 a.m. – 12 a.m., Daily


Harry A’s is St. George Island’s premier late-night destination. As a restaurant and nightclub, the atmosphere welcomes families during the afternoon and evening but slowly shifts into an adult-only venue. Featuring an expansive outdoor space and a stage for live entertainment, Harry A’s is the place to go for a show. The casual restaurant and bar also features a full food menu and just about any adult beverage you could imagine. Dinner, drinks, and live music at Harry A’s are an annual tradition for many—and it’s not hard to figure out why.

Up The Creek Raw Bar


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313 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320 | (850) 653-2525

Hours: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m., Daily


There is truly no better place to be stuck up the creek without a paddle! This charming riverfront raw bar features just about everything you could want in a restaurant: waterfront views, expansive outdoor seating, friendly service, local seafood, and some of the best beverages in town. Nosh on conch fritters, tuna dip, or fresh oysters on the half shell while you sip on a refreshing glass of wine or one of the house-crafted cocktails; sample the ‘tipsy mermaid’, ‘sunset’, or ‘creek tea’ for only $8! This cute little raw bar is located just 20-minutes from St. George Island.

The Tap Room of Owl Cafe


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75 Commerce St, Apalachicola, FL 32320 | (850) 653-1910

Hours: 4 p.m. – 11 p.m., Daily


“Some folks are wise, and some otherwise.” —be a wise one and pencil in a quick trip to The Tap Room at Owl Cafe. Located just 20-minutes up the road in neighboring Apalachicola, The Tap Room offers gourmet beach-inspired flavors and an impressive selection of draft beer, high-end spirits, and more than 3,000 wines. Beer selections rotate seasonally and often feature local Florida flavors, making Owl Cafe an ideal spot for ale enthusiasts. The Tap Room also offers a lively weekend brunch that pairs perfectly with a mimosa… or two.

You won’t soon forget your visit to the famous ‘Forgotten Coast’! Check out our official St. George Island blog for more island vacation inspiration.