20 classic Orlando dive bars everyone should visit at least once

Sometimes you need to hide from the waves of tourists in somewhere dark, cool and cheap.

With that in mind, we've put together a list of Orlando's 20 most-essential dive bars.

 

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Wally’s Bar and Liquors 
1001 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803, (407) 440-2800
Wally’s is known as the best dive bar in Orlando based on the feedback of our readers. It came by its classic jukebox honestly, it’s been serving Orlando since 1954.
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Wally’s Bar and Liquors

1001 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803, (407) 440-2800
Wally’s is known as the best dive bar in Orlando based on the feedback of our readers. It came by its classic jukebox honestly, it’s been serving Orlando since 1954.

Photo via Wally’s Bar and Liquors/Facebook
Tanqueray’s 
100 S. Orange Ave. Orlando, FL, (407) 649-8540
Tanqueray’s is quite literally a dive. You have to descend into this underground bar with live music everyday and an awesome atmosphere. 
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Tanqueray’s

100 S. Orange Ave. Orlando, FL, (407) 649-8540
Tanqueray’s is quite literally a dive. You have to descend into this underground bar with live music everyday and an awesome atmosphere.

Photo via Tanqueray’s
 
121 N. Bumby Ave. Orlando, FL 32803, 407-896-2593
Lou’s has been serving Orlandoans for more than 50 years  with incredible drinks, funky decor, Careful, it’s cash only. 
Photo via Whiskey Lou’s Lounge

121 N. Bumby Ave. Orlando, FL 32803, 407-896-2593
Lou’s has been serving Orlandoans for more than 50 years with incredible drinks, funky decor, Careful, it’s cash only.

Photo via Whiskey Lou’s Lounge
Sly Fox Bar 
63 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, (407) 601-4658
People love Sly for its affordable drinks and atmosphere, and that’s how it managed to hang on in the heart of downtown Orlando.
Photo via Sly Fox Bar/Facebook

Sly Fox Bar

63 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, (407) 601-4658
People love Sly for its affordable drinks and atmosphere, and that’s how it managed to hang on in the heart of downtown Orlando.

Photo via Sly Fox Bar/Facebook
Nora’s Sugar Shack 
636 Virginia Drive Orlando, FL 32803, (407) 447-5885
Nora’s is known for its great selection of wine and cigars, as well as beer for an affordable price. The best part? It’s dog friendly.
Photo via Nora’s Sugar Shack

Nora’s Sugar Shack

636 Virginia Drive Orlando, FL 32803, (407) 447-5885
Nora’s is known for its great selection of wine and cigars, as well as beer for an affordable price. The best part? It’s dog friendly.

Photo via Nora’s Sugar Shack
Hideaway Bar 
516 Virginia Dr, Orlando, FL 32803, (407) 898-5892
While most dive bars are risky places to eat, Hideaway is recognized for its delicious food and quick service.
Photo via Hideaway Bar/Facebook

Hideaway Bar

516 Virginia Dr, Orlando, FL 32803, (407) 898-5892
While most dive bars are risky places to eat, Hideaway is recognized for its delicious food and quick service.

Photo via Hideaway Bar/Facebook
District Dive 
2401 E South St, Orlando, FL 32803, (407) 601-2813
District hosts a lot of cool theme nights, with cheap drinks and a good atmosphere.
Photo via District Dive/Facebook

District Dive

2401 E South St, Orlando, FL 32803, (407) 601-2813
District hosts a lot of cool theme nights, with cheap drinks and a good atmosphere.

Photo via District Dive/Facebook
Uncle Lou’s Entertainment Hall 
1016 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803, (910) 442-1234
Uncle Lou’s is famous for being a big supporter of local music and their beer selection.
Photo via Google Maps

Uncle Lou’s Entertainment Hall

1016 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803, (910) 442-1234
Uncle Lou’s is famous for being a big supporter of local music and their beer selection.

Photo via Google Maps
Orena Sports Bar 
6159 Westwood Blvd Orlando, FL 32821, (407) 370-0303
Don’t let the touristy address fool you, this hangout is for the locals.
Photo via Orena Sports Bar/Facebook

Orena Sports Bar

6159 Westwood Blvd Orlando, FL 32821, (407) 370-0303
Don’t let the touristy address fool you, this hangout is for the locals.

Photo via Orena Sports Bar/Facebook
Jerry's Nice and Easy 
5470 Hoffner Ave, Orlando, FL 32812, (407) 447-5222
Jerry's has so many options to have fun,  including karaoke, darts and pool.
Photo via Google Maps

Jerry's Nice and Easy

5470 Hoffner Ave, Orlando, FL 32812, (407) 447-5222
Jerry's has so many options to have fun, including karaoke, darts and pool.

Photo via Google Maps