Bradenton Nightlife:
CARMEN’S ITALIAN CAFE
515 27th St E
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 745-1540
Carmen's Italian Cafe is an Italian restaurant meets cocktail bar with some authentic offerings that you're sure to appreciate. It's not often that you find a restaurant in the area serving food just like what you find in Italy, but this surely fits the bill. Their soups are out of this world, as they're all homemade at the beginning of the day. Be sure to try out the homemade Italian wedding soup! The most popular main course here is the lobster special that comes with manicotti, but one look at their menu will certainly make it hard to decide. Your waitress would be happy to help you find a dish to fit your taste and budget, just come on in and eat some great Italian food.
 
CLANCY’S
6218 Cortez Rd West
Bradenton, FL 34210
(941) 794-2489
Clancy's is an Irish pub with a warm hospitality that cannot be denied! Not only is it an Irish establishment, but this is also a sports bar with a lot to offer for those who enjoy watching the big game with locals. They have delicious food here, including options such as marinated steak with ceviche, coconut shrimp, as well as the famous grouper sandwich. They host live music throughout the weekend, so this is a great place to come and dance with friends. The beer selection here is impressive, and you're sure to enjoy all of the tropical cocktails that they're serving up here. Come on in and check out some great drinks and even better food!
 
LOST KANGAROO PUB
406 12th St W
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 747-8114
The Lost Kangaroo Pub has everything you'll need when it comes to an impressive pub and sports bar. Not only is this a great place to eat and drink, but it's also a music venue for local acts. The service here is great, as your cup will never go below half empty when you decide to dine here. This is a great place to sit back and unwind while you're greeted with excellent service and cold beer. There's a lounge area that has dart boards, so you'll certainly have an entertaining experience when you decide to eat here. With a nice selection of beer, impressive bartenders, and reasonable prices, there's nowhere else you should go with it comes to your beer!
 
GECKOS GRILL AND PUB
7228 55th Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34203
(941) 727-8988
Geckos Grill and Pub is serving up all of the bar classics, as well as strong drinks, for a price you're certain to love. With chicken wings to rival the competitior, a large variety of sandwiches and burgers, and an extensive lunch meny, it's easy to see why this is a place that's almost always packed. The servers are always on top of keeping drinks filled and offering great service! Once you eat here, you're sure to return again considering the affordable pricing and quality of food and drink. The Mondays are busy as well considering you'll enjoy as much as half off beer and cocktails! It's easy to see why this is a place you should visit.
 
O’BRICKS IRISH PUB & MARTINI BAR
427 12th St W
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 896-8860
O'Bricks Irish Pub and Martini Bar is certainly a unique place! It's not often you get a restaurant and bar that combines both a pub and a martini bar! Not only are they serving up high quality martinis here, they're also serving up some amazing food. With options such as shrimp, stuffed banana peppers, seafood salad and berry pecan salad, you can't go wrong with a visit to this pub and martini bar in St Petersburg. It's in a fantastic location, and the sportsy atmosphere makes it perfect for sitting down with a beer when the big game is on. Come on down and have some of the best food and drink in the area!
 
MOTORWORKS BREWERY
1014 9th St W
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 896-9892
Motorworks Brewery is a wine bar, brewery, and pub mixed into one! There's a reason why this pub and brewery gets rated 5 stars, but you'll have to come in to find out. This place is fantastic for coming to have a drink after work or relaxing on the weekend with your friends. No matter what you come here for, though, the quality of the fantastic food stays the same. The outdoor seating area here is beyond beautiful, with lighted trees and an open seating area that even has golf! This brewery is serving up some of the best beer in the area, and they've made it themselves! You've simply got to come check out this brewery.