The Best Bars In Gulf Shores

best bars in gulf shores

The best bars in Gulf Shores are great places to relax near the beach while you're here to relax on the beach.  As relaxed and comfortable as our vacation rentals, they're places to celebrate with family and friends and to meet locals and visitors who share your enjoyment of Gulf Shores. You're at the beach, so relax and toast to your good fortune!

The Cove Bar and Grill

Upbeat hangout with a menu featuring burgers & sandwiches, plus pool tables & frequent live music. 

The Hangout Gulf Shores

Colorful beach pick known for its oyster cook-off, live music & party vibe in an open-air space.

The Flying Harpoon

Bayoufront hangout featuring po'boys & other casual eats, plus cocktails & brews in a funky space.

Sunset Cork Room

Steaks & locally sourced eats are offered at this intimate eatery, plus wines from around the world.

The Beach House Kitchen and Cocktails

Gulf Coast seafood & burgers top the menu at this low-key hangout with a bar & patio.

Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant

Long-standing waterfront mainstay serves seafood platters & Cajun specialties in a down-home venue.


Serving cocktails and sunsets, Perch offers copious amounts of lounge and soft seating. It’s the perfect place to grab a drink and sit by one of their terrace fire pits.

LuLu’s Gulf Shores

Festive waterfront hangout boasts casual eats & drinks, plus beach activities & nightly live music.

The Club at Live Bait

Upbeat nightspot with cocktails & seafood featuring regional & national bands, plus DJs & comedians.

Pirates Cove Marina & Restaurant

Pirate-themed, dog-friendly haunt is a local go-to for simple American eats & live music.

Of course, these are just some of the best bars in Gulf Shores. Our Vacation Planners are always happy to help make recommendations based on your needs.  Reserve a beautiful beach house, cottage or condo from our collection or give us a call at 251.269.6766 for assistance. Cheers!