Where to Relax When the Sun Goes Down
A day in the sun can be exhausting but if you’re looking for a place to hang out after you catch your second wind, Navarre Beach and its surrounding communities of Gulf Breeze, Milton and Pace offer a selection of post-sunset entertainment.
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Juana’s Pagodas & Sailor’s Grill, Navarre
An attractive beachside bar, restaurant, entertainment complex, and watersports rental shop all rolled into one. Voted one of the Top 10 Best Florida Beach Bars in 2017, Juana’s has its own Pagoda Beach Bar (open until 2 AM) as well as a Sailor’s Grill Restaurant (open for breakfast, lunch and dinner) and pagodas hosting live music and dance DJs from 4PM until 4 AM.
Windjammers on the Pier, Navarre
This new eatery on the Navarre Beach Pier serves up locally caught Gulf seafood, homemade “Pier Pies” and beach-friendly bites from 11 AM – 7 PM. Windjammers is also a great spot to people watch and enjoy unparalleled views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Broussard’s Bayou Grill, Navarre
This beachside restaurant serves authentic Bayou cuisine with a side of Southern comfort. Flavorful menu items such as crawfish queso, Cajun alfredaux and gator PoBoys put a special spin on traditional Louisiana classics. They’re also known to play live music on the deck throughout the weekend.
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Navarre Beach Pier
Navarre Beach’s pier is the longest in Florida, measuring an impressive 1,545 feet long and 30 feet above the water. In addition to being a favored spot for local anglers, it’s also a stop on the Annual Navarre Beach Pub Crawl and hosts fun events such as Fish Navarre Weekend (October 6-7, 2018) and the Navarre Fishing Rodeo (October 6-7, 2018). Open until 11pm during Summer hours.
Brew Angels Brewery, Milton
Eat, drink and unwind at this charming pub, open every night until 9 PM. Their mouthwatering menu features staples such as fresh fried pork rinds, ½ pound pizza burgers and Guinness beer brats, as well as an extensive beer menu. Brew Angels is also hosting Wednesday night trivia every week until September 26.
Ye Olde Brothers Brewery, Navarre
Enjoy some great local bottles and brews at Navarre’s first craft brewery! The colonial-themed brewery and restaurant features hearty sandwiches, traditional brick oven pizzas and smoked meats from its custom-designed smoker, as well as a varied selection of wines, local and international craft beers, and seasonal craft beer specials.
Vine Wine Bar & Shop, Navarre
Navarre’s favorite wine bar is an ideal spot to enjoy warm weather, delectable dishes and a relaxed atmosphere. Vine frequently hosts live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays, when it’s open from 2 – 11 PM. The bar is also very dog friendly, so Fido can join the fun.
Even in “Florida’s Most Relaxing Place” there’s nightlife to suit the young and young at heart when the stars come out.