Bartending Equipment Jacksonville FL

Local resource for bartenders in Jacksonville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bars, lounges, dance clubs and bartenders, as well as advice on where to find the best rum, vodka, whiskey, tequila, wine, beers, mixers, cocktails, martinis, shots and drink recipes.

Layla's of San Marco
2016 Hendricks Avenue
Jacksonville, FL
 
The Casbah Cafe
(904) 981-9966
3628 St. Johns Avenue
Jacksonville, FL
 
The Aladin Cafe
9551 Baymeadows Road
Jacksonville, FL
 
Dave's Place
(904) 737-2017
5745 Beney Rd
Jacksonville, FL
Description
Dave's Place - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Dave's Place is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Vixens Show Bar
(904) 246-4222
2109 Atlantic Blvd
Jacksonville, FL
Description
Vixens Show Bar - Plush seating and good music gives Vixens Show Bar a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Casbah Cafe
(904) 981-9966
3628 Saint Johns Ave
Jacksonville, FL
 
Sahara Cafe'
(904) 338-9049
10771 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
 
Hookah's Kabob House
(904) 241-8272
301 10th Ave North
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 
Jack Rabbits
(904) 398-7496
1528 Hendricks Ave
Jacksonville, FL
Description
Jack Rabbits - Dress up. Jack Rabbits isn't necessarily "formal," per se, but it's sexy and sleek; this is the kind of place where if you're dressed like a tool, you'll stick out like a sore thumb. (Probably more than a sore thumb, actually-those don't really stand out when you think about it). The point is: it's a solid place. Bring your A-game.

Centerfold
(904) 737-8233
4351 Phillips Hwy
Jacksonville, FL
Description
Centerfold - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Centerfold is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Essential Bartending Equipment

By Russ Cobbe

Setting up your own home bar can be great fun when you have people over. It isn't overly expensive to get all the essentials. So what are the tools of the trade you'll need to show off to your guests?

Blender - If you don't already have one, get a good one that has good speed and power. Nothing is more annoying than waiting 5 minutes to crush up some ice or blend a drink.

Ice Bucket and Tongs - This is mainly used for easy access, don't get one too big that all the ice melts before you use it but don't get something so small that you have to keep refilling it either.

Combo Corkscrew/Bottle Opener - Obviously needed to open that fine wine or bottles of beer that don't have twist tops.

Paring Knife/Cutting Board - Used to cut up lemons and limes for garnishing along with other fruits in certain drinks.

Shaker - Used for mixing various drinks.

Measure - There is a special device that looks like two triangles on top of each other at the apexes but a lot of people use a shot glass these days.

Bar Strainer - Used in a lot of cocktail recipes to stain out ice that might have been used to cool ingredients in a recipe. It looks like a little paddle with lots of round rings on the end.

Lemon/Lime Squeezer - This has a flat collector base with a raised pointed section in the middle with ridges. Its used to squeeze out fresh lemon or lime juice.

There are over 20 different styles of glasses from brandy to wine. Did y...

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