Best Places to Go After the Kids are in Bed

Sometimes you just want to be around grownups. Sometimes, when on vacation, you simply want to go to the bar. Good news for you, because Navarre Beach has several, from semi-swanky lounges to brew pubs to what we’ll affectionately call dive bars. For this survey, we’re setting aside bustling beach bars. These are places where you can grab a stool or a table, sip a drink, play a bar game, and enjoy adult conversation. Here’s a handful to check out:

Brew Angels Brewery
This spacious brew pub offers a big selection of drafts on tap, including regional favorites. Food, too. Located right in the heart of downtown Historic Milton.

6821 Caroline St., Milton
(850) 564-0034

The Spot Tavern
This roadside hangout is much loved by regulars and visitors alike. On online reviewer summed The Spot up like this: “Great place to hang out and shoot a few games of pool, great bartenders–best place ever.”

6571 Caroline St, Milton
(850) 665-4355

Set off the road, this disheveled joint is a friendly gathering spot with karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights.

4848 Ward Basin Rd., Milton
(850) 626-7534

Oval Office Pub & Grub
This auto-racing-themed tavern serves cold beer and drinks and is proud of its “World Famous Myrtle burger.”

2790 Avalon Blvd, Milton
(850) 736-8949

Beach House Bar & Grille
For something a bit more upscale, this classy place overlooks the Gulf and serves fancy craft cocktails along with wine and beer. We suggest grabbing a spot on the large scenic deck that looks out over the Gulf.

8375 Gulf Blvd, Navarre Beach
(850) 684-6036