Looking for a new way to experience Central Florida? Well, we’ve got the perfect bar crawl itinerary for you and your friends! Start your adventure in Sanford and follow our tour all the way to Altamonte Springs. From craft beers to fine wines, we’ve got something for every palate. Read along to find out where your bar crawl journey will take you.
The first stop on our tour is Breezeway Restaurant and Bar. While this Sanford spot is well known for its fresh cuisine, the bar welcomes those looking for a good time and good conversation. Whether you’re here to befriend the bartenders or catch up with an old pal, Breezeway is a bar crawl staple.
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Make your local bar crawl feel like a world tour with the ultimate Belgian experience at Buster’s Bistro. This traditional yet contemporary restaurant and bar brings the exotic taste of Europe to the suburban city of Sanford. Put your go-to beer on hold for this round because Buster’s Bistro offers a unique assortment of beverages from around the world. Switch things up with a new brew and check out their event calendar to check out the latest happenings.
CELERY CITY CRAFT
A staple piece of downtown historic Sanford, Celery City Craft is a can’t-miss stop during your local bar crawl. Whether you’re looking to sip on some wine with the girls or down a couple of beers with the boys, make yourself at home. Be sure to jot down your favorites because Celery City Craft offers a customized six-pack case to-go or 32 oz growlers to enjoy later!
SANFORD BREWING COMPANY
What’s a bar crawl without a brewery? The Sanford Brewing Company is the perfect place for handcrafted beer, meads, ciders, and even specialty sodas. Savor the flavors of locally sourced ingredients and order a tasty thing or two off the menu. Get ready to fuel up and groove to the beat of local musicians at this stop.
Nestled along Sanford Ave, Throwbacks Sanford is a nostalgia-filled time capsule. This retro-themed bar will transport you back to the good old days with arcade games, skee ball, and funky music. Sip on a craft refresher and relive your childhood memories as you battle it out with friends on the game floor.
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TUFFY’S BOTTLE SHOP
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BRIX AND MORTAR
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WEST END TRADING
Now that you’re warmed up, it’s time to let loose at West End Trading. Grab a drink at the bar and then hit the dance floor for some live tunes from talented local artists. Plan your crawl at the right time and you could join fellow beer enthusiasts at events like Pints ‘n Paws Craft Beer Festival or Sanford Beer Week!
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LAKE MARY BARS
DEXTER’S LAKE MARY
Switch up the scenery and go contemporary in Lake Mary. Dexter’s is known for great drinks and even better food. Sip on a cocktail or choose from the wide selections of beer and wine. With outdoor seating available and an award-winning Sunday brunch menu, Dexter’s Lake Mary is the perfect spot for a day-drinking escapade.
Pair the flavors of a juicy burger with a refreshing beer. Feel right at home at Graffiti Junktion in Lake Mary, an American Burger Bar with a neighborhood atmosphere. Kick back and relax as you watch the big game with a beer in hand. This local hot spot has a full-service bar, so you can keep your bar crawl going strong.
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A taste of Ireland in the heart of Altamonte. Liam Fitzpatricks is a pub for celebrations, big or small. Whatever it is that brings you in, Fitzpatricks will have you leaving wanting more. Come in and stay awhile. The hospitality is warm, and the festivities carry on all week long.
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS BARS
Grab a pint of beer and challenge your gaming skills at Cheers Altamonte. Whether it’s your go-to spot for a round of pool or just another stop on your bar crawl, Cheers is sure to give you the bar favorites with a local feel.
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KIWI’S PUB AND GRILL
You don’t have to be a sports enthusiast to go to this sports bar. Kiwi’s Pub and Grill has everything you need to please everyone in your crew. From shareable appetizers to electronic dartboards and pinball games, your night is in good hands with great company.
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No matter who you are or where you come from, you are always welcome at Paddy’s Pub. Paddy’s is a great low-key and friendly bar with everything you could ask for. Stop in for lots of pub grub options, darts, and great service.
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