As afternoon gives way to evening and the heat of the day yields to the coolness of the night, Boca Raton, Florida, has what you crave to cap off your day. You may be a shaken-not-stirred kind of gal. You may prefer the robust character of a craft-brewed IPA. Whatever your beverage persuasion, Boca Raton has the places you want to go to gather with friends and family, put your worries and cares aside, and order your favorite beer, cocktail, or wine.

O’Brian’s Irish Pub

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You don’t have to limit yourself to celebrating the luck o’ the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day alone. O’Brian’s Irish Pub in Boca Raton invites guests to raise a glass and have a merry time. Founded in 2009 by proprietor Brian O’Brian, O’Brian’s Irish Pub is a family-run establishment open 365 days a year. 

Happy hour at O’Brian’s Irish Pub happens Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Draft beers are only $4.25, with $5 call drinks available. On Sundays during football season, you can pair your beverage of choice with O’Brian’s rack of ribs or the fried lobster sandwich with homemade blue cheese coleslaw.

Each night of the week features daily specials, ranging from $2 drinks and beers on Tuesday (college night) to $10 liquor pitchers on Friday (karaoke night). Catch the action of every NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLB game you desire at this top-rated Boca Raton sports bar.

Location: 51 Southeast First Ave.
Telephone: 561-338-7565

One11 Boca Raton

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Describing itself as the “premier event space and social lounge,” One11 Boca Raton amps up the glam with its dynamic nightlife venue that puts new meaning to the expression “night out on the town.” This elite spot for private, corporate, and social events is the place to see and be seen. Grab your seat at the bar or slide into a booth for an extraordinary evening experience.

One11 Boca Raton knows how to elevate the art of cocktail making. Mason jar cocktails are a highly coveted drink creation bursting forth with refreshing flavor combos. 

Perk up your taste buds with a Spicy Jalapeno Margarita prepared with freshly squeezed lime juice, orange juice, agave, jalapeno slices, and silver tequila. Sip a Blueberry Margarita prepared with fresh blueberries, freshly squeezed lime juice, and silver tequila. Pair your drink with any one of the taste-tempting menu options, such as the Buffalo shrimp tacos or Philly chicken sliders, and you have the makings of a memorable evening in Boca Raton.

Location: 111 Southeast Mizner Blvd.
Telephone: 561-465-3981

Patio Tapas & Beer

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Indulge in traditional and modern Spanish cuisine served in a relaxed, sophisticated, upscale European-style atmosphere. Patio Tapas & Beer is the home for Spanish-inspired tapas in Boca Raton. 

Patio Tapas & Beer doesn’t disappoint when it comes to its signature sangrias. For example, the homemade Sparkling Sangria with cava is the beverage you want to slake your thirst on a sultry Boca Raton summer afternoon. Allow the richness of Spanish red and white wines to wash over your palate with selections such as the red Casado Morales Tempranillo or the white Albarino from Lagar de Bouza, Rias Baixas, Spain. Let your heart go wild with the hearty tones of an Estrella (beer) from Barcelona or a pale lager Mahou from Madrid.

Any drink you choose complements the textures and flavors of the artfully prepared montaditos and bocadillos that grace the tapas menu. From a Jamon Iberico (toasted baguette and Iberico ham) to a Crispy Pork Belly Bocadillo (toasted baguette with Duroc pork belly), Patio Tapas & Beer marries the salty, the sweet, and the piquant in an explosion of flavors to savor on your plate and in your glass.

Location: 205 Southeast First Ave.
Telephone: 561-419-7239

Tanzy Restaurant

Taking inspiration from the coastlines of Italy, Tanzy Restaurant applies modern tastes with classic flavors and ingredients. Carefully crafted menus feature garden-fresh ingredients that celebrate the art of culinary invention.

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Tanzy’s bar team applies distinctive touches to their handcrafted cocktails. The White Sangria is a fruity assembly of tangerine, elderflower, and chardonnay. Spice up your cocktail with a Spice & Ice, a mango-ginger-habanero margarita with ancho-infused tequila and a seven-spice rim. Select from among bottled or draft beer, including the Floridian favorite Cigar City Jai Alai IPA. 

Pair your favorite beverage with pasta and a main dish from the dinner menu, or select your favorite steak served with Yukon Gold Potato Fonduta and a vegetable of the day selection. Don’t forget to leave room for one of the decadent desserts paired with a glass of rosé, white, and red wine.

Location: 301 Plaza Real
Telephone: 561-299-3000

The Locale Cocina & Bar

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For a taste of Latin America flair in Boca Raton, The Locale Cocina & Bar serves extraordinary food and beverages infused with passion and personality. 

This establishment elevates cocktail making to an art form. Taste the innovation of The Locale’s master mixologists in the Brazilian Caipirinha, made with cachaca. Sip and savor a Lychee Martini, fashioned from premium gluten-free Pearl vodka, organic elderflower liqueur, and Chinese lychee. If you want your mules to be memorable, go for the Hibiscus Mule, crafted from a premium gluten-free Pearl vodka, a homemade hibiscus reduction, and ginger beer. 

When you stop by The Locale Cocina & Bar Tuesday through Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m., you can get 50% off your favorite cocktails, beer, and wines by the glass.

Pair your craft cocktail or beverage with bites and appetizers such as beef empanadas, tacos, wood-fired oven pizzas, and tostadas. 

Location: 499 S. Federal Highway
Telephone: 561-325-8000

No matter where you seek to enjoy a slice of Boca Raton’s nightlife, you can find a relaxing atmosphere and masterful cocktail creations served at one of the above bars and restaurants. What did you think about our list of places to go to grab a drink in Boca Raton? Did we miss one of your favorite spots that you think we should include? Contact us at Titan Funding and let us know a place or two that you’d recommend.