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A Sip-sational Guide to Key West's Seaport Happy Hour Scene with Stunning Marina Views
Get ready to raise your glass and toast to Key West, where every sun-kissed moment is filled with warmth and cheer. If you're staying at The Marker Key West Harbor Resort, you're just steps away from some of the most intoxicating happy hour spots by the Seaport, complete with stunning marina views. In this blog, we'll share our top 5 picks for fun and fabulous places to enjoy cool cocktails, tasty bites, and have fun with friends—all while taking in breathtaking scenes of schooners, ships and sails by the harbor.
The Boat House
Ahoy, mates! Drop anchor at The Boat House, the winner of the 2022 Bubba Award (Key West's version of the People's Choice Awards) for Best Happy Hour in Key West. You'll love the friendly service and exceptional marina views while enjoying small plates and sipping on half-priced wine and beer from 4:30-6:00 PM daily. As Dave Reely said in a Facebook review, they have "great happy hour deals and friendly service. Highly recommended!" Don't miss out on the coconut shrimp, lobster tempura, fish bites, and conch fritters - they're so good! Embark on a happy hour adventure at The Boat House, where tempting drinks and delectable small plates are complemented by exceptional service and as you can see from the photo above - amazing views.
Discover why The Boat House Bar & Grill is the local's favorite Happy Hour.
The White Tarpon
You never know what you're going to see while hanging out during happy hour at The White Tarpon. One thing is for sure, you better get ready to pucker up for White Tarpon's legendary Key Lime Martini. It's one of the best on the island. With half-off domestic beer, well-drinks, and house wines from 3-5:30 PM daily, it's the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy some mouthwatering small plates while soaking in the lovely harbor views. C554FJBrians on TripAdvisor raves, "Hands down the best value for happy hour. Small plates and drinks were spot on and great for a family to share." The mini crab cakes, crispy wings, and conch fritters are a must-try. Plus, the attentive service and local tips from their staff will make you feel like a true Key West insider. (Photo Credit: The White Tarpon Facebook)
Experience the happiest of hours, waterfront dining, fabulous food, drinks, and views at The White Tarpon.
Schooner Wharf Bar
Let the good times roll at Schooner Wharf Bar, where you can enjoy not one, but two daily happy hours (8 AM-noon and 5-7 PM). This open-air, waterfront spot, steps from our resort, is all about making friends and enjoying live music, cold drinks, and delicious food while overlooking the marina. Jjimjake on TripAdvisor says, "We hung out at this place for happy hour every night; the staff is the best, very entertaining service with a smile." The Peel & Eat Shrimp and Conch Fritters are total crowd-pleasers, and you'll love the nautical-themed decor! (Photo credit Schooner Wharf Bar.)
Lose yourself in the vibrant spirit of Old Key West at Schooner Wharf Bar, one of the liveliest destinations for unforgettable happy hours, live music, and views of schooners, ships, and sails. Visit the Schooner Wharf Bar to discover more.
Half Shell Raw Bar
Seafood lovers, let's get crackin'! Half Shell Raw Bar offers an awesome happy hour from 4:30-6:30 PM daily, featuring half-off well liquors, beers, and wines, as well as deals on select seafood dishes. Enjoy your drinks and bites while admiring the gorgeous marina views. Nina G. on TripAdvisor shared, "Decided to meet friends there for happy hour. Raw oysters and drinks on sale for a great happy hour! After happy hour, we ordered a fried platter with shrimp, the best scallops ever, and Mahi fish—sooo good I will definitely be back there." Raw oysters, anyone? And if you're looking to branch out, their Crab Cake Sandwich and Seafood Gumbo are simply divine. (Photo credit: Half Shell Raw Bar, TripAdvisor)
Indulge in the freshest seafood and scenic views during happy hour at the iconic Half Shell Raw Bar. Visit the Half Shell Raw Bar online to learn more.
Alonzo's Oyster Bar
Alonzo's Oyster Bar is the pearl of Key West's happy hour scene, with the largest selection of drinks and bites in town. Head over from 4:00-6:30 PM daily to enjoy discounts on well drinks, beers, and wines while you take in the stunning marina views. Patty27954 on TripAdvisor says, "This was our second time at Alonzo's in a couple of years. We loved it so much the first time; we made sure to go back. The perfect backdrop for a couple of cocktails and fabulous seafood appetizers. The staff has always been endearing and efficient. The real star is sitting overlooking the marina, and the bar and appetizer prices at Happy Hour. You can't beat this winning combination. We will always come back for more." Be sure to try their Soft Pretzels with Beer Cheese, Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos, and you have to try the oysters—they're truly delightful! (Photo credit: Alonzo’s Oyster Bar.)
Experience the best of Key West's happy hour scene at Alonzo's Oyster Bar, where a vast selection of drinks and bites meet stunning marina views. Learn more about Alonzo's Oyster Bar.
These five happy hour spots near the Seaport are just a stone's throw away from our Key West Harbor Resort, where you'll dive into a little bit of old Key West and capture the laid-back island vibe. Cheers to the happiest of hours and marvelous martinis! #lovethemarker
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