VOTE FOR THE BEST OF ORLANDO® 2021 NOW THROUGH AUG. 1!

click to enlarge bar_exam1.jpg

Erin Sullivan

Vanbarry's Public House is what South Orlando has needed for a long time 

Vanbarry's Public House

Address/phone/web: 4120 S. Orange Ave., 407-704-8881, orlandopublichouses.com

After work or after hours? After work

Beer/wine or liquor too? Full bar

Check all that apply:

☐ fancy cocktails
☒ make 'em strong and keep 'em coming
☒ wine list (5 choices or more)
☒ craft beer
☒ beer: the usual suspects
☐ wide selection of bottles (more than 15)
☐ wide selection on tap (more than 15)

Food? ☒ Y ☐ N

Smoking allowed inside? ☐ Y ☒ N    

Outside drinking? ☒ Y ☐ N

Dog-friendly? ☒ Y ☐ N  

Bathrooms: nightmare or not bad? Not bad

TVs? ☒ Y ☐ N

What's on? The game(s).

DJs? ☐ Y ☒ N

Loud music or background music? Loud, but not intolerable. On a recent Friday night, there were live acoustic acts, as well as an unusually eclectic mix of '80s and '90s music playing between sets.

Games? Check all that apply:

☐ pinball
☐ video
☐ pool
☐ darts
☒ other: Lots of board games

Essay question: Why should I drink here?  

Vanbarry's is the kind of gathering place South Orlando/Conway has needed for a long time. It doesn't cater to any one type of person – it's a low-key hang that's welcoming to all. The food is good, there's plenty of covered outdoor seating on the patio, and on weekends, the firepit is a good place to kick back with a group.

Tags:

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 28, 2021

View more issues

Calendar

© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation