In a tropical island getaway like Siesta Key, you can bet there are a ton amount of places to go relax and grab a great drink.  All throughout town there are a ton of bars and restaurants serving great drinks ranging from margaritas to beer, wine, cocktails, and much more.  Here are our picks for some of the best bars in Siesta Key.

Daiquiri Deck Siesta Key - The Daiquiri Deck is a bright green building with yellow and purple shutters and details; if you’re driving down Ocean Boulevard, it's hard to miss. With outdoor seating on both the ground floor and upper deck, it’s right in the middle of all the commotion. The daiquiris come from giant vats that are labeled by flavor and built into the walls of the restaurant. They have two-for-one daiquiris every day from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and the restaurant gets even more fun after dark! With live music featuring a variety of local artists as well as sporting events, beer pong, and corn hole, they turn dinner into a party every night of the week. Spring breakers will also enjoy their affordable food and accessibility to the beach.

Beach Club Siesta Key - Beach Club is the premier nightlife destination on Siesta Key.  Head out now during Spring Break or any time during the year and enjoy live music all throughout the week, drink specials like 2-4-1 beer and kamikaze shots, and more. The Beach Club is perfect for a night filled with dancing and drinking until your heart is content. It's a great Spring Break tiki bar atmosphere with live music and great happy hour specials! 

Gilligan's Island - Right across the street from the Daiquiri Deck, Gilligan’s Island Bar and Grille is another spot that's popular for Siesta Key nightlife. Located in the center of Siesta Key village, Gilligan's Island offers great eats and delicious drinks from their island bar.  Sip on their specialty drinks including the Rum Runner, Tropical Pina Colada, Gilligan's Island Margarita, and the Hurricane. Not only is it a bar, but it also has a club portion called the Rhino Room that has DJ’s, bottle service, and a dance floor.

Siesta Key Oyster Bar - Also located in Siesta Key Village, Siesta Key Oyster Bar is a prime destination for a laid back beach atmosphere, delicious seafood, and great drinks.  Head in for great bar food like burgers, wings, and of course, raw oysters, as well as drinks like beer on tap, cocktails from the bar, and more.

The Hub Baja Grill - Check out the Hub Baja Grill for the best margarita on Siesta Key and much more.  The Hub also offers other great bar drinks like their Hub Rita and The Blue Ocean as well as menu selections including salads, sandwiches, and grilled entrees.

Captain Curt's Crab and Oyster - A family-friendly destination for delicious seafood and tasty drinks on Siesta Key, Captain Curt's Crab and Oyster offer live music, an awesome beach atmosphere, and great selections from their menu including bluefin Ahi tuna, world-famous clam chowder, and more.

3.14 Pi Craft Beer & Spirits - 3.14 Pi Craft Beer & Spirits is a great place to go for hot and cheesy pizza, craft beer and high-end cocktails with bourbon and whiskey. The bar has a casual beachy feel to it so wear your flip flops, cut off denim shorts and comfiest t-shirts for a casual happy hour with friends or family. 

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