The 26 Best Drinks in Jacksonville

After a long day there is nothing more satisfying than sitting down at a local #OnlyinJax bar and sipping on a signature, hand-crafted cocktail. Find 26 of the best drinks in Jacksonville...or should we say "Cocktailville!"

Made from only the freshest of ingredients, with refreshing juices, invigorating flavors and crisp lip-smacking goodness these locally made beer and cocktails are sure to impress. Delight in the Stolen Fish at Dos Gatos, Jacksonville’s genuine cocktail lounge, where a blend of vodka, muddled sweet basil, grapefruit juice, and a lemon twist make up this refreshing and zingy treat.

Visit Downtown Jacksonville’s The Volstead, a speakeasy style bar that feels like a trip back to the 1920’s, and enjoy a Baked Apple Sazerac, a glorious medley of apple, cinnamon, Bulleit Rye, moonshine, and a touch of absinthe. Treat yourself to a Leaving Amazon at Moxie Kitchen and Cocktails in The Markets at Town Center and experience an energizing mix of Veev Acai Spirit, grapefruit, homemade jalapeno simple syrup, grapefruit juice, and lemon zest.

Whether you prefer classy cocktails or a craft beers- we have seven breweries in town- Jacksonville’s nightlife scene is the right place to explore to get your drink fix!

Here are the Top 26 Drinks that should not be missed while visiting Jacksonville (organized by neighborhood, you can later organize them by taste after trying them):

Downtown Jacksonville

1. Dos Gatos: Stolen Fish
2. The Volstead: Baked Apple Sazerac
3. Cowford Chophouse: The Jaguar
4. River City Brewing Company: Red Rooster Ale
5. Intuition Ale Works: I-10 IPA


6. Bold City Brewery: Dukes Cold Nose Brown Ale
7. Black Sheep Rooftop Bar: Dusty Boot
8. Hoptinger: The Kick-Ass Paloma
9. Lola’s Burrito Joint: Chupa-Me-Chupa Margarita


10. Orsay: Hey Jealousy
11. The Brick: Mango Mojito
12. Mojo no.4 BBQ and Whiskey Bar: The Drunken Cucumber

San Marco

13. The Grape and Grain Exchange: Old Fashion
14. Bistro AIX: The Bridge of Bardot
15. Aardwolf Brewing Company: Stormageddon
16. Sidecar: Tending Rabbit
17. Taverna: The Salty Dog
18. Bb’s: Moscow Mule

Neptune Beach

19. Flying Iguana: Spice of Life
20. Lemon Bar: Rum Runner
21. Pete’s Bar: White Russian

Jacksonville Beach

22. Azurea Lounge: The Ocean
23. Casa Marina Penthouse Lounge: Key Lime Martini
24. Taco Lu: Pinarita


25. Moxie Kitchen and Cocktails: Leaving Amazon
26. Wicked Barley Brewing Co: Big Red Monkey

Cheers! Now it’s your turn to try them (responsibly) and enjoy Jacksonville’s vibrant nightlife. Connect with us on social media be sure to tag your cocktail experience with #OnlyinJax!