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Exploring Florida’s vibrant nightlife

Florida has countless destinations for those seeking nightlife. There are plenty of cosy locations to have a drink and a delicious meal, but if you’re a party animal then there are many locations for you to get your groove on and knock a few drinks back. With so many unique and wonderful experiences available in the whole of Florida, it’s hard to keep track of what places you should visit. To help make things easier, we’ve narrowed down a list of five different places to visit for vibrant nightlife if you’re in Florida.


Bonkerz – Daytona Beach

Enjoy stand up? Love a good life? Want some drinks and food to go along with it? Then Bonkerz is the destination to visit. Located in Daytona Beach, the Bonkerz Comedy Club features some of the hottest comics with plenty of extra amenities in the local area. There have been some big names travelling around the world, and many of them have stopped off at Bonkerz locations across the states. It’s one of the longest-running comedy clubs and was even voted best in several cities such as Las Vegas and Orlando.

37 Main Rock Cafe – Gainesville

Entertainment and food don’t get much better than 37 Main Rock Cafe in Gainesville. With a lineup of shows including rock band performances and comedy nights, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more versatile location for your night life needs. Their website ( contains all the information you need to book a fancy night out with some delicious food. They even accept birthday parties, which is fantastic if you have a large group of people attending.

The Refinery – Tampa

Located in Seminole Heights, this is a restaurant with something unique. It’s tucked away and hidden from plain sight, but it has an incredibly homey feel to it thanks to the lighting and decor. It’s a rooftop restaurant that oozes with style and has some incredibly delicious food that you won’t want to miss. The beer selection is absolutely insane and you won’t find a better outdoor location to enjoy your evening. With superb views, an excellent menu and a cosy atmosphere, The Refinery is not a place you want to miss.

Mango’s Tropical Cafe – Miami Beach

Miami Beach is home to one of the finest clubs that you’ll ever visit. With great vibes and a friendly tourist atmosphere, Mango’s Tropical Cafe is a much-loved destination for both tourists and locals alike. It’s a place to go if you want to immerse yourself in the culture of Miami. With delicious drinks, irresistible food and some fantastic entertainment to boot, Mango’s Tropical Cafe is a one-stop location to visit if you’re in the Miami Beach area. Even if you aren’t, it’s worth the travel.

The Rum Bar – Key West

Located in Key West is a historical gem known as the Speakeasy Inn. Their website at isn’t much to see, but what you’ll be visiting here for is the incredible selection of rums they have in their Rum Bar. With over 240 rums to choose from and a friendly bar with plenty of good vibes to be had, you don’t want to miss this iconic location if you’re in Florida.

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