30 Best Nightlife in Cape Coral
Looking to spice up your weekend evenings? Or maybe you want to end your vacation with a night out of town! We have plenty to offer you in SW Florida. Below are some of our favorites. In Cape Coral alone, we have the #1 Night Club in SW Florida: Dixie Roadhouse. You have plenty to choose from: dancing, live music, open mic nights, comedy, riverside spots, and much more! Just a short drive away you will find other nightlife gems to that will keep your evenings full of fun and entertaining. From small local spots to tiki huts on the canal SW Florida has options to suite every taste and age group. If you decide to check out one, or a few, of our recommendations we’d love to hear how your experience was!
Here are our Top 10 Nightlife recommendations in Cape Coral
Buckingham Blues Bar
5641 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
M-TH 2 - 12am, F 11 - 12am, S-SU 10 - 12am
The Blues Bar has been open since 1957 and is a favorite among both locals and visitors! If you like Blues, you have to try this place. We recommend ordering show tickets ahead of time. In season, they have Backyard Blues Fests.
1023 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
SU-W 7pm - 2am
Dixie Roadhouse was rated Southwest Florida’s #1 Night Club. It is a country bar and restaurant with country line dancing showcasing local and national bands! Ladies’ night is every Wednesday. You can even take private line dancing lessons here. After 11pm The Dixie turns into a “Party Bar” with popular songs of many genres both new and old!
Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd. Fort Myers
W,F-S 7pm - 2am
Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon is located in a 25,000 sq/ft building with over 400 feet of bar top. The dance floor alone is 4,500 sq/ft. You can find German cuisine and popular showings in this Western style Saloon. Tickets should be purchased early as it is first come first served. Most shows start at 9 pm!
4725 Vincennes Boulevard, Cape Coral
W-S 5 - 10pm
Cape Cabaret is a beautiful upscale venue for dining, dancing, and live music. They are closed on Sunday - Tuesday. They have karaoke, a large dance floor, and a full dinner menu. You can expect a wide variety of music; everything from oldies to Motown to pop and in between.
2224 Bay Street, Fort Myers
Grillroom: T-TH 4 - 10pm, F-S 4 - 11pm
Skybar from 4pm
Martini Bar: F-S 9 - 2am
Here, they have 4 stories: a Skybar, waterfront rooftop terrace, Martini Bar, and Grillroom (for dining). Enjoy the stunning views, fa-favorite dining options, and industrial vibe. All parts of Firestone have different hours and days and we recommend calling ahead if you are looking for something specific.
No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar
1319 Cape Coral Parkway East, Cape Coral
M-TH 2 - 11pm, F-S 2 - 12am, SU 2 - 10pm
3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar is the ideal destination for beer fans. They say the bar was named for beer taking the 3rd place behind water and tea on the popularity scale of all drinks. They have 13 rotating beer taps and over 400 bottles and cans to choose from. Enjoy a beer inside or at a bistro table outside.
2011 Carrell Road, Fort Myers
Open 7 days a week 10:30 - 2 am
Gamers should visit the Miscue Lounge. They open early and you can play free pool in the lounge accompanied by free drinks. On Tuesdays and Fridays, they have “free poker.” This laid-back lounge is a favorite among the younger and more seasoned crowds.
4271 Pine Island Road, Matlacha
Open daily 11 - 12 am
Bert’s has an old-time ambiance with AMAZING views. This is a favorite among locals and tourists! Come via car or boat and enjoy the dockside dining and live music.
Cigar Bar Live
1502 Hendry Street, Fort Myers
Daily 10 - 2am
*New Location Added: 1311 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral*
Daily 11 - 2am
The Cigar Bar Live has 4 locations. The most popular is on Hendry Street. They offer the finest Scotch, first-class Irish, Canadian whiskey, various cognacs, or fine wines. This is a perfect spot for cigar aficionados.
Space 39 Art Bar & Martini Lounge
39 Patio De Leon, Fort Myers
W-S 5:30pm - 2am
In an upscale atmosphere, they have live performances of funk, soul, and jazz. Enjoy the art displayed throughout Space 39. They can also host private parties such as birthdays, retirements, etc. You can find the largest crowd for live music here on Saturdays.
Anthony's on the BLVD
1303 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral
Anthony’s on the BLVD has comedy nights on Thursdays. They serve Italian and American dishes, but you do not need to order food with your show!
Backstreets Sports Bar
915 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
Backstreets is a laid-back bar offering pub-fare, TVs for sports, pool tables, karaoke, and live music shows.
Bubba’s Roadhouse & Saloon
2121 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral
A rustic, country western vibe with peanut shells on the floor, great food, and live music. We recommend trying their surf & turf!
Cork Soakers Deck & Wine Bar
837 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
Cork Soakers has great food and drinks accompanied by live music. Outdoor dining is a crowd favorite here.
The Dek Bar
4704 SE15th Avenue, Cape Coral
The Dek is an indoor/outdoor bar with live music, drink specials, pub food, and a party atmosphere. Located downtown.
Diamond Billiards Sports Bar & Grill
1242 Pine Island Road, Cape Coral
Diamond Billiards has 19 pool tables, 6 dart boards and plenty of games to play! This is a perfect sport for huge sports fans as they have many TVs, some even 120”!
Fathoms Restaurant & Bar
5785 Cape Harbour Dr #106, Cape Coral
Located at Cape Harbour is Fathoms. They have a Tiki Bar that is lively at night offering dining, drinking, and dancing.
Island Cafe on the Bay
4200 Pine Island Rd NW, Matlacha
The patio at Island Cafe faces out to the Matlacha Pass where every seat has a sunset view or if you prefer dining indoors you have a nautical theme and a vibrantly active bar with live music on the weekend.
3930 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha
Come to Miceli’s for American or Italian, waterfront dining and live music at their tiki hut right on a canal!
The Monkey Bar and Seafood
1428 Lafayette St, Cape Coral
Located downtown you will find The Monkey Bar. It is popular with the locals and has plenty of indoor or outdoor seating to enjoy the entertainment, which is usually live music.
The Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar & Grill
5951 Silver King Blvd, Cape Coral,
Located at the Westin is The Nauti Mermaid where you get great American-fare dining, drinking, and dancing at a beautiful atmosphere on the water.
Nevermind Awesome Bar and The Hop
927 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral
If you are looking for a trendy, locally owned spot with great drinks and small plates, Nevermind is perfect for you!
Nice Guys Pizza and Beer
1404 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral
For the pizza fans, Nice Guys offers trivia nights, are pet friendly, and have vegan options. This is truly a spot for all ages and groups!
The O Bar
304 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral
For a small fee to join, you can enjoy discount lunches, steak nights, and lobster nights. Additionally, they have “two-for one’s for Happy Hour, karaoke, live music, and free birthday drinks.
The Paradise Tiki Hut
1502 Miramar St, Cape Coral,
If you are looking for cocktails and an all-day menu offered in a tropical island setting with live music. Look no further than Paradise Tiki Hut located at Dolphin Key Resort.
Pub Crawl/ Trolley Event
909 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
During the season, Cape Coral has pub crawl events and has started a trolley service that can take you to 9 different bars in the downtown area of Cape Coral Pkwy. Tickets for the event are available for purchase online via Eventbrite and in-person via South Cape Hub (cash only / no fees).
Rack 'em Spirits & Times
1011 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
Rack’em is a billiards bar offering live music and darts. They do not serve food here so we recommend grabbing a bite to eat beforehand.
Stevie Tomatoes Sports Page
There are a few locations in SW Florida
Stevie Tomatoes is a sports bar offering food, drinks, and fun for the whole family. They are a small, local chain with TV’s and pool tables to accompany your bar food.
Woody's Local Neighborhood Rum & Grille
2408 Surfside Blvd, Cape Coral
Come to Woody’s for more good food, a tiki hut with live music, and lots of big-screen TVs to watch the game(s). This sports bar is a favorite among locals.