Grabbing a daytime drink is the opportune chance to hang out with friends and spend your day outdoors. Jacksonville just happens to be one of the best places to day drink as their bar selection can’t be beat, and most bars here have rooftops where you can bask in the sun with your favorite libation in hand. Plan on getting the party started early? Head over to one of the best bars to day drink in Jacksonville Beach.

Burrito Gallery

Nothing can cure the munchies after having a drink or two like burritos and tacos. Burrito Gallery has an incredible rooftop bar with three locations that overlook Brooklyn, Downtown, and Jax Beach. With drinks like their Spicy Margarita and Banana Old Fashioned, Burrito Gallery is the place to be if you're looking to switch up your usual order. They also have Happy Hour everyday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and all day on Sunday!

Cowford Chophouse

For a more sophisticated locale, Cowford Chophouse is where you'll want to go. Nothing pairs more perfectly with their Berry Bramble and Vieux Cowrre cocktails like crispy fish and oysters appetizer or cheese plate consisting of your choice of assorted meats and cheeses, honey comb, and pita. This swanky and beautiful bar and restaurant provides a touch of class without taking away from the fun of casual day drinking.

Intuition Ale Works

If breweries are more your scene for day drinking, Intuition Ale Works in Jacksonville Beach is the place for you. Brews and bar food go hand-in-hand, and at Intuition Ale Works, all-star, Black Sheep Restaurants provides the food. With 17 different beers in their taproom, there's bound to be a beer for every taste. Intuition Ale Works recently relocated ,and now you can catch views of Downtown Jacksonville while you sip on your IPA or Pale Ale.

River and Post

“You’ll come for the view, but you’ll come back for the flavor” could not be truer for River and Post. They fabulous selection of cocktails including their Slow and Steady (a scotch-based drink) or their Assertive Lady (gin-based drink) as well as delectable bites like their fried seafood Platters and truffled steak tartare. River and Post is still fairly new, but the views from this new hot spot can't be beat. Definitely the biggest restaurant and bar on the list with 450 seats, the hustle and bustle of the weekend crowd here is like no other.

You don't have to wait until nightfall for good drinks and better times. Party hardy (and early) at one of Jacksonville Beach's best bars for day drinking!

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