All things Irish are at Burke's Irish Tavern, located on Dean Street in Historic Downtown Fort Myers. It offers Irish entertainment three nights a week and an interior that looks authentically Irish. For food, try the Irish stew or shepherd's pie. There is also a children's menu. Of course, there is beer and wine too, but nothing stronger. The bar seats 100 and does not have a smoking section. Outside seating is available, and reservations are accepted.
To see local and national bands, head to the Indigo Room, located in downtown Fort Myers. Live Band Saturday offers mostly alternative rock. Take in some local amateur talent on Wednesday's "Need 2 Be Heard" no-cover open mic night. The crowd changes depending on the night, but things usually pick up around 11pm. The bar has more than 100 varieties of beer, including domestic, imports and micros. Inside, there are red brick walls and pool tables, and occasionally food from a nearby Mexican restaurant. Cover charge is USD2 on Fridays and USD5 on Saturdays.
1527 Hendry St Ft. Myers, FL 33901 +1 239 461 9744
At Club 1527, located in downtown Fort Myers, the DJ plays hip-hop, techno, and Top 40 dance music and the dance floor gets crowded. The club is named after its address on Hendry Street, in the heart of the entertainment district. Those who can't get into the club must wait outside. Tuesday is College Night, where a college ID waives the cover charge and Wednesday is Ladies' Night.
1528 Hendry St Ft. Myers, FL 33901 +1 239 461 9300
The Beat Club is the place to party in Fort Myers where the music is hip-hop and techno, and the place is packed with party animals. The bar can get pretty wild every hour on the hour, waitresses stand on the bar and pour free shots into customers' mouths, and mimic the move from "Coyote Ugly" with water guns. There is a lifted platform for more daring dancers. Wednesday is Ladies Night and Thursday is Coin Night, where any coin buys you a drink.
1508 Hendry St Ft. Myers, FL 33901 +1 239 337 4662
Downtown Fort Myers has a variety of bars for whatever mood you're in. Gotham Hall is a pool hall for the jet set. The intimate bar is next to The Cigar Bar ( downtown. The setting is both gothic and glitzy, with beautiful décor in the long, skinny bar. There are pool tables, drink specials, and live music. Local bands perform alternative and classic rock, and weekends there's live jazz and rhythm and blues. No cover charge.
1502 Hendry St Ft. Myers, FL 33901 +1 239 337 4662
Most places don't allow smoking, but The Cigar Bar encourages it. There are cigars, cigarettes and smoking accessories for sale, and jazz music and wing-backed chairs to help you relax while you puff away. A walk-in humidor is set to a constant 70 degrees, and offers private lockers. If you want a martini shaken, stirred, sweet, dry or dirty, the bar has 101 to choose from. During the week, the bar is a nice place to relax, but on the weekends it gets crowded. No cover charge.
Lido Cafe, this restaurant and nightclub offers food, drink and dancing Wednesday through Sunday nights in downtown. Reservations are accepted for the VIP room on Saturday nights, or you can try your luck outside behind the velvet ropes. Wednesday night is the industry party, with no cover and drink specials from 9pm-midnight. Thursday nights offer Latin music. A live South Beach DJ spins music on Fridays and Saturdays. Proper attire is required, no jeans for men.
2236 1st St (Patio de Leon) Ft. Myers, FL 33901 +1 239 461 0444
Liquid Cafe is a restaurant and bar located in Historic downtown Fort Myers that is often described as artsy. Salad choices include Lemon Pepper Chicken and Tabouli. The Frenchy sandwich is fresh shrimp with remoulade sauce and scallions on a baguette. Vegetarians have several items to choose from, like the East Side sandwich, tabouli, feta cheese and tomato in a pita. There are a lot of liquids at Liquid Café. You can sip coffees, chilled drinks, wines or one of 60 different beers on the outside patio.
Naming Sky Bar had to be easy. One glance up supplies plenty of inspiration. The bar, located on the fourth floor above Peter's la Cuisine, is open air, providing breathtaking views of the sunsets over the Caloosahatchee River. The combination of picturesque views and dancing to Top 40 music brings out a mix of people, so you can dance, stargaze or both. Wednesday is Ladies Night and Thursday is Flip Night; if you call the coin flip correctly, your drink is free. There is a sandwich and appetizer menu available.
The Bottom Line is considered the largest gay entertainment complex in Southwest Florida, and certainly one of the wildest. The nightclub is gay-owned and run, and offers different entertainment every night of the week. Tuesday is unofficial straight night, while Saturdays offer retro dance music. The complex has six bars, with drag shows starring Divas Miss Vanessa, Sierrah Fox and others. There are drink specials, foam parties, and pool tournaments. The club is handicapped accessible and has a women's only section. No credit cards accepted, but there is an ATM.
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