Best Happy Hours in Key West


Duval Street Key West

Photo by Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar, courtesy of Flickr


In Old Town Key West, the options for cheap drinks, fresh seafood, and a great view are endless. With just a few days to spend on vacation, how do you know you’re making the right choice for an afternoon snack and cocktail? It was tough work, but someone had to do it. We sampled ALL the options to bring you the Best Happy Hours in Key West!

Best happy hour in Key West - Southernmost Beach Cafe

Photo by Brando, courtesy of Flickr

Southernmost Beach Cafe
1405 Duval Street | 305-295-6550
We get not wanting to leave the beach to celebrate happy hour. In Key West, you don’t have to! Southernmost Beach Cafe, located at the south end of Duval Street, offers a tasty menu of drinks and apps. From 4pm to 6pm, enjoy an ocean view as you sip a discounted fruity rum punch and munch on fresh seafood treats.

Best restaurants in Key West - Alonzos

Photo by Steven Miller, courtesy of Flickr

Alonzo’s Oyster Bar
700 Front Street | 305-600-3405
Alonzo’s Oyster Bar makes our list of the Best Happy Hours in Key West for it’s tropical drinks and fresh seafood. From 4 – 6:30 pm daily, they offer half-off well drinks as well as beer and wine by the glass. They also offer deep discounts on appetizers. Sit on the marina-side patio and indulge in baked oysters and beer steamed shrimp!

Best happy hour in Key West - Conch Republic Seafood Company

Photo by Kate Webster, courtesy of Flickr

Conch Republic Seafood Company
631 Green Street | 305-294-4403
Just down the sidewalk from Alonzo’s is the Conch Republic Seafood Company, a favorite of locals and visitors alike. While there is no deal on food, enjoy buy-one-get-one-free beer, wine and well drinks from 4pm – 7pm. This open air joint offers live music and picturesque views of commercial boats coming in to the harbor.

Best happy hour in Key West - Hard Rock Cafe Key West

Photo by Richard Elzey, courtesy of Flickr

Hard Rock Cafe
313 Duval Street | 305-293-0230
This restaurant on Duval Street inhabits a gorgeous mansion, built in 1888 by Florida’s first millionaire, William Curry. It offers not one, but TWO daily happy hours for your tasting pleasure. From 4pm – 7pm and 10pm – 12am, enjoy half priced appetizers and drinks at the bar.

Mary Ellen’s
420 Applerouth Lane | 305-294-7750
Mary Ellen’s is your local neighborhood bar with all kinds of shenanigans going on all the time. They have a 6 hour (you read that right!) Happy Hour Monday through Friday from noon to 6 pm and a 3-hour Happy Hour on Saturdays and Sundays from 3 to 6 PM. Wine, well drinks, draft beer, and draft cocktails are all two for one and there are some excellent munches for $6 each, including a grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup & garlic bread, fried mushrooms and tater tots. There’s also $2 off their signature Jameson Frozen Irish Coffee.

Best restaurants in Key West

Photo by Rey Perezoso, courtesy of Flickr

115 Duval Street | 305-296-6609
You’ll feel right at home at Bagatelle, situated in a historic mansion built in the 1880s, like Old Town Manor, but converted into a restaurant in 1979. They have two Happy Hours for maximum eating and drinking pleasure. The first is the Breakfast Hangover Happy Hour from 9 – 11:30 am daily, highlighting a tapas, small-plate style of breakfast. They also have a 4-6 pm Happy Hour at the bar with $5 tasting plates and half-off most cocktails.

Ram’s Head Southernmost
804 Whitehead Street | 305-440-3196
Formerly Blue Macaw, Ram’s Head Southernmost is a new establishment in Key West, keeping the vibe of its former inhabitant and the awesome happy hour deals we all love. They offer a Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 pm with half-price appetizers and $3 house drafts, well drinks, bottled beers, and house wines.

1000 Atlantic Boulevard | 305-292-1117
The sister restaurant to the well known Blue Heaven Restaurant in Old Town Key West, Salute! is located right on Higgs Beach near the White Street Pier. Happy Hour is from 4 to 6 pm daily at the bar or on the patio and offers $2 domestic beers, $3.25 well drinks and half off glasses of wine. If you are coming for dinner during Happy Hour, you can enjoy those prices at the tables too.

Best bars in Key West - Fat Tuesday

Photo by Bobby Ford, courtesy of Flickr

Fat Tuesday
305 Duval Street | 305-296-9373
Fat Tuesday, located right around the corner from Old Town Manor, on the way to the swimming pool at Rose Lane, is the local outpost of the famous New Orleans frozen drink bar. Happy Hour is from 4 to 7 pm Monday thru Friday and offers $1.50 off mixed drinks, $4.50 daiquiris (frozen drinks), $3.25 domestic beers, $3.50 import beers, and $1.00 jello shots.

Is it happy hour yet? Check out our other top concierge picks and travel blogs, and start planning your next trip to Key West!