Bars and Restaurants with Live Music

Here’s a suggested list of local bars and restaurants in and around Fort Lauderdale where you can enjoy live music on most weekends and sometimes during the week too. We divided up Broward County from North to South to make it easier to find places near you.

Galuppi Banquet Hall


A full service restaurant and banquet room with breathtaking views of water fountains and sunsets on the Pompano Beach golf course greens. Covered Patio bar is a favorite place to eat and enjoy fresh air and live music on weekends.
Fishtales Restaurant
Fishtales Restaurant & Nightclub

A restaurant, bar and nightclub all rolled into one! Located just north of Oakland Park Blvd off A1A, Fishtales serves a complete menu of seafood and grilled specialties for lunch or dinner. A local favorite in North Beach Fort Lauderdale, "Fishtales on 33rd" offers a full liquor bar with live entertainment every night of the week.
Marina-84 Sports Bar

Marina 84

Marina 84 is a sports bar and restaurant that offers nightly entertainment too.  Watch NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, Soccer & Rugby on 40 large screen TV's indoor and outside on the huge patio with weekday. Karaoke Wednesdays and live bands on weekends.  Located only a few minutes from the Fort Lauderdale airport.



North Broward 

Deerfield Beach
Burrito Social (Tex-Mex restaurant-bar, formerly Rattlesnake Jake’s)
JB’s on the Beach (restaurant on the beach)
Kahuna Bar & Grill (dive bar with small stage across the street from the beach)
Oceans 234 (restaurant on the beach)

Lighthouse Point
Packy’s Sports Pub * ( Sports Bar & Irish themed menu)

Coconut Creek
Nectar Lounge at Seminole Coconut Creek Casino
NYY Legends Lounge (Casino)
Sunset Grill (outdoor cafe at Casino)
World of Beer (at the Promenade)

O’Malley’s Sports Bar (mostly original bands)

Coral Springs
JD’s Lounge (Local Neighborhood Bar)
Lefty’s Tavern & Grille (Sports Bar)
Sharkey’s Bar & Grill (Sports Bar)
Tavolino Della Nonna (Upscale Italian Restaurant with Jazz Lounge)

Pompano Beach
26 Degrees Brewing Co. (Craft brewery)
Brendan’s Sports Pub * (non smoking, pool & dart leagues)
BrewFish Bar & Grill
Briny Irish Pub (Irish pub by the beach)
Galuppi’s * (Banquet hall and outdoor covered patio-bar with large stage overlooking Golf Course)


Central and West Broward

Fort Lauderdale (North Beach/East-Side)
33rd Street Wine Bar
Blue Jean Blues (Jazz & Blues 7 days a week)
Fishtales Restaurant & Nightclub * (on 33rd street, seafood specialty & bar, Live music 7 days a week)

Meatballs Sunday

Kelly Brothers Irish Pub (mainly Blues acts)
Murphy’s Tavern
Shooters Waterfront* (dock your boat or watch them float by on intracoastal)
Vinnie’s by the Sea (Italian Restaurant)

Fort Lauderdale (South Beach)
Bo’s Beach(live music oceanside Wednesdays – Sundays 5-9pm)
The Elbo Room (bar on the corner of A1A and Las Olas)
Lulu’s Bait Shack (restaurant/bar)
S3 Restaurant (live music on the patio on weekends)
Sea Level Restaurant & Ocean Bar

Fort Lauderdale (Downtown)
Backyard (formerly America’s Backyard)
Munchie’s Pizza Club (Bar and Arcade on Las Olas near railroad tracks)
Original Fat Cats (bar with late-nite entertainment)
The Poor House  (next door to America’s Backyard)
Bar Stache 1920’s Drinking Den (speakeasy located behind Revolution Live)
Tarpon River Brewing (Craft Beer and Pub Food)
Tommy Bahamas Marlin Bar (on Las Olas)

Fort Lauderdale (West of the Beach)
Cheers Fort Lauderdale *(open till 4am)


Pembroke Pines
JP Mulligans (Irish restaurant-pub)

Weston/Southwest Ranches
Cafe 27 Truck Stop (Biker Friendly, large outdoor tiki huts) 

South Broward 

Dania Beach (near Fort Lauderdale International Airport)
The Casino at Dania Beach
The Field (Authentic Irish Restaurant-Pub)
Marina-84 Sports Bar & Grill * (Large screens indoors and outdoor patio)

Paolo’s of Dania Beach (aka Paolo’s 3’s Company, Italian Restaurant with dinner shows)
Paradise Tiki (located along waterway behind Dania Beach Offshore Marina)
Tommy Bahamas Marlin Bar (located in Dania Point)

Cagney’s Saloon * (biker friendly, live music almost every day)
CJ Blacks (Family owned Restaurant & Sports Bar)

5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill (across from Margaritaville Resort)
Bogart’s American Kitchen (in Cooper City)
Hard Rock Cafe (Restaurant inside Seminole Hard Rock Casino near hotel lobby)
Rooftop Live (Rooftop of Seminole Hard Rock)
Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Restaurant  (inside Margaritaville Resort)
Mickey Byrnes 
(Irish Pub, downtown Hollywood)
Seminole Hard Rock Casino
Shenanigans (sports-bar & restaurant, near TY-Park)