Nightlife in Downtown Bradenton

For evening entertainment, or getting together with family and friends, downtown offers a mix of establishments for your enjoyment.

3 Keys Brewing & Eatery
Brewery; Beer; Live Music; Restaurant — $$

3 Keys is a family-friendly eatery and small batch brewery featuring a weekly evolving selection of small batch, handcrafted beers. Our menu consists of innovative and wholesome appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches and burgers.

2505 Manatee Ave E 
(941) 218-0396

Central Cafe
Bar; Cocktails; Restaurant — $$

A chef-driven, vibrant, restaurant in the heart of downtown Bradenton. Featuring a menu focused on the freshest local ingredients. Lola wines, ice cold beer from our areas finest breweries, and cocktails are available to quench you thirst.

906 Manatee Ave East
(941) 757-0050

Cork's Cigar Bar
Bar; Cigars; Live Music — $$

A relaxed pub where you can enjoy a great happy hour or order a top-shelf bourbon.

425 Old Main Street 
(941) 744-2589

Darwin Brewing Company
Brewery; Beer; Live Music — $$

An award-winning craft brewery and creators of chef-driven artisan ales and lagers inspired by the flavors of Florida and Latin America.

803 17th Ave West 
(941) 747-1970

Mattisons Bradenton Riverwalk
Cocktails; Live Music; Restaurant — $$$

A hands on, moderately priced restaurant with simple and creative food, carefully-selected wines and comfortable service in a warm and lively atmosphere.

101 Riverfront Boulevard
(941) 896-9660

McCabe's Irish Pub
Pub; Live Music — $$

An Irish-owned and operated pub offering live local bands every weekend and the best Bloody Mary Bar every Sunday at noon.

302 Old Main Street
(941) 896-3126

Motorworks Brewing
Brewery; Beer; Live Music — $$

Award-winning Brewery and home to Florida's largest Beer Garden with 30 beers on draft, a full liquor bar and an extensive wine list.

1014 9th Street West
(941) 567-6218

O'Bricks Irish Pub & Martini Bar
Pub; Martinis; Restaurant — $$

An eclectic mix of metropolitan flair and Irish tradition...classy, comfortable, and smoke-free. 

427 Old Main Street
(941) 896-8860

Old Main Pub
Pub; Bar — $$

One of the oldest bars in Bradenton, and one of the best.

313 Old Main Street 
(941) 748-7795
Pier 22
Bar; Cocktails; Restaurant — $$$

A genuine Bradenton location that sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina.

1200 1st Ave West
(941) 748-8087


Enjoy classic games like pinball, Ms. Pac-Man, Elite Supercade, Galaga. Customers pay for games using cash and change. Have a drink and try your luck!

436 12th St W
(941) 896-8877

The Loaded Barrel Tavern
Tavern; Bar — $$

A local tavern with a full-liquor bar and the best hand-tossed pizza you'll find.

450 Old Main Street 
(941) 745-8433

The Lost Kangaroo Pub
Pub; Bar; Live Music — $$

A brick-walled pub offering hundreds of craft beers, TVs, and a weekly dog-friendly "yappy hour."

406 Old Main Street 
(941) 747-8114