Ten Best Bars for Cocktails in Broward County

Candace West

4. Himmarshee Public House

Downtown Fort Lauderdale has been a hard-drinking haven for years. For cocktails: not so much. This Himmarshee gastropub serves cocktails that have turned that notion upside down. The bar offers a number of signature drinks, like the Smoking Sangria (red wine, fresh fruit, Combier peach nectar, and liquid nitrogen -- it literally smokes) and Just in Thyme (thyme-infused vodka, fresh limeade, strawberry purée, black pepper syrup, and a sprig of thyme). While those are great and all, what we're really into right now are the punch bowls, which are meant to serve a whole table -- or just one serious drinker -- such as Aperitif Italiano, with rosemary-infused Aperol, Jim Beam, seasonal apples, honey syrup, sparkling wine, and ginger beer.

Sara Ventiera

3. Valentino Cucina Italiana

These days, the trend in food and beverages is handcrafted everything. Sure, a freshly muddled drink is great, but a house-made Limoncello is better. Yeah, we like infused whiskeys, but when it's done by a skilled bartender, we're in love. It's easy to fall head over heels here, from the handmade Limoncello and bitters to the nut-infused whiskeys in the the Nutty Manhattan, you'll be wearing your heart on your sleeve in no time. In this case, it's OK to jump right in.

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Location Info


Stache 1920's Drinking Den

109 SW 2nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Tap 42

1411 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Valentino's Cucina Italiana

620 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

Himmarshee Public House

201 SW 2nd St., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Restaurant

C&I Studios

541 NW 1st Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar

1313 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

The Tipsy Boar

1906 Harrison St., Hollywood, FL

Category: Music


505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille

620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music


3599 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Category: Music

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Aurora Alonso
Aurora Alonso

Rigoberto are any of these close to you? Besides #1 & 2, obvs.


I love Stache! Me and my girlfriends go there all the time!! Its a hidden bar which is cool, the entrance is on 2nd ave beside off the hookah and you enter under a sign for an asian health club!

Hands down the best cocktails outside of Miami made by friendly bartenders with cool DJs and bands! We always sit in the library in the big comfy sofas!

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