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.

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Premier Billiards Sports Club

Located on the corner of Wiles and University, Premier Billiards Sports Club is a Pool Hall, Sports Bar and Live Entertainment Venue all rolled into one. Live Bands and DJ every weekend.  Drink specials every day, 15 Pool Tables, 4 Dart Boards, Large Screen TV's and more!
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.

Holy Mackerel

Holy Mackerel

Craft Beer Lab Creating Radical Specialty Beers That Are Big Bold And Flavorful! Founded By An Award-Winning Brewer Of Samuel Adam's Brewing Contest and featuring delicious BBQ and seafood from Danny's Kitchen on-site.




North Broward 

Deerfield Beach
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)
Tailgators Sports Bar & Grille (CLOSED SEPT. 2021)
The Distillery (replacing Tailgators in NOV. 2021)


Lighthouse Point
Packy’s Sports Pub * ( Sports Bar & Irish themed menu non-smoking restaurant-bar)

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)
Premier Billiards & Sports Club * (large stage and pool hall with 15 tables)
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)Prime Rib Mondays
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)
RIPs Sports Bar (Inside Diamond Strikes Bowling Alley)


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

Gatsby’s Joint (Piano Bar, Burlesque, Intimate Dinner Shows)

Kelly Brothers Irish Pub (Lots of Blues)
Murphy’s Tavern
Park & Ocean (inside Hugh Taylor Birch State Park)
Shooters Waterfront* (dock your boat or watch them float by on intracoastal)


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 (singer/songwriters Saturdays and Sundays 3-7pm)

Fort Lauderdale (Downtown)
Backyard (formerly America’s Backyard)
Munchie’s Pizza Club (Bar and Arcade next to Museum of Discover & Science)
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)

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

Wilton Manors (between Oakland Park and Fort Lauderdale)
Holy Mackerel (open Thursday – Sunday)

Drag Sunday Brunch

Jo Baby (Formerly Rosy Baby, Closed, Now Shipwrecked Bar And Grill )

All That Jazz Cafe
Cheers-Sunrise *
Gigi’s Music Cafe
Kings Head Pub (British Pub & Market)
Luv’n Oven Ale House (owned by Luv’n Oven Pizzeria)

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)
Flossie’s Bar & Grill  (biker friendly outdoor tiki bar)
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)

Big Dawgs II and Big Dawgs III
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)
Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Restaurant  (inside Margaritaville Resort)
Mickey Byrnes 
(Irish Pub, downtown Hollywood)
Seminole Hard Rock Casino includes Rooftop Live and Hard Rock Cafe
Shenanigans (sports-bar & restaurant, near TY-Park)