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5 Places to Sip Craft Beers & Cocktails on Tybee Island

Trying craft beers and sipping unique cocktails are great ways to experience the local food scene when travelling to a new destination and Tybee Island restaurants are no different. With five local breweries and distilleries located within 20 miles of Tybee Island, there are plenty of spirits to enjoy that can only be found in our area.

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Here are some great places to enjoy an authentic island happy hour with craft cocktails native to Tybee Island and the surrounding county!


Salt Island Fish & Beer

One of the newest restaurants to be welcomed to the Tybee Island food scene is Salt Island Fish & Beer! They offer craft beers from local breweries and have carefully created a cocktail menu that can put other happy hours to shame. Whether they are having fun with their food or drinks, you can bet they are inventing new flavors that can’t be found anywhere else.

Insider’s Sip: Combine the best of both worlds when you try their take of a brunch favorite: the Beermosa!

The Deck

A beach bar isn’t complete without craft brews and The Deck Kitchen & Beach Bar is no different. As the only true beachfront restaurant on Tybee Island, The Deck offers one-of-a-kind views of Mid Beach and delightfully-refreshing twists to classic beachside cocktails. What more could you ask for when searching for a happy hour spot?

Insider’s Sip: They are the only place on Tybee that offers canned wine that can be enjoyed on the beach!

Tybee Island Social Club

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From handcrafted cocktails to craft brews, the Tybee Island Social Club is known for their sweet and herbaceous libations (hello bacon bloody mary!). Sit back and relax at this beach house bar while you listen to live music in their dining room or outdoor patio.

Insider’s Sip: Hop into the Social Club during a Tap Takeover where a local brewery features some of their fan favorites at great prices!

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Coco's Sunset Grille

If sunsets are your style, you’re in luck when you head to Coco’s Sunset Grille! Nestled on Tybee Island’s Back River, you’ll have a front row seat to the evening’s magical sunset – even better when you sit on their patio deck. Those who opt for a barstool at their indoor bar will be pleasantly pleased with their nightly complimentary sunset toast. It’s a great way to end a beach day!

Insider’s Sip: Try one of their CoCotails like the CoCoRita or the MoJoCoCo for their unique spin on the classics!

80 East Gastropub

As the only pub on Tybee Island, visitors are in for a treat when they step into 80 East Gastropub. With drink specials featured all week long, beer and cocktail connoisseurs are able to enjoy craft favorites without breaking the bank.

Insider’s Sip: Take your drink to the patio where you can relax in the coastal breezes around their fire pit.

Whether craft beers or creative cocktails are your libation of choice, all of these island restaurants serve up an atmosphere that are sure to spark great happy hour memories. Happy sipping!

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