Over the next few minutes we will be taking a deep dive into drinking at the best bars in Jackson. From a tall glass of beer and a shot of vodka to local drink specials and singing karaoke we are going to try and cover it all.
The best wine and cocktail bars near you will get the ball rolling. Once they have been discussed in full breweries and sports bars to watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts will get a shout out.
Those who want to get the party started right after work or just buy some cheaper drinks will learn about the best drink specials in your area next. After they are out of the way we will move on to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights around town.
Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will wrap this all up. Be sure to check out our Jackson bar map that has every place we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
And you are all welcome to compare the scene here to other cities around the region at this link if you want.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
Many would agree that the best Jackson cocktail and wine bars are:
- The Apothecary at 655 Duling Ave
- Estelle Wine Bar & Bistro at 407 S Congress St
- Library Lounge at 734 Fairview St
- Barrelhouse at 3009 N State St
- Freelons Restaurant Bar at 440 N Mill St
- Martin’s Downtown at 214 State St
- Ole Tavern at 416 George St
- The Bulldog at 6111 Ridgewood Rd
The Apothecary has a huge liquor selection and drink specials that run from 5pm to 8:30pm Tuesday through Saturday. Estelle Wine Bar & Bistro offers local drink specials from 3pm to 6pm daily.
The Library Lounge has evening specials as well as a daily happy hour from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday. Barrelhouse provides daily drink specials from 3pm to 6pm as well as a trivia night and live music on Mondays at 6pm.
Martin’s Downtown features nightly music plus they also have drink specials that make for a great time to buy cheaper liquor in your area. Ole Tavern offers drink specials from 3pm to 7pm, lunch specials from 11am to 2pm, and a karaoke night Monday through Friday.
The Bulldog has drink specials from 4pm to 7pm Monday through Friday and daily specials that begin after 7pm.
Jackson Breweries & Sports Bars
You and your buddies will have a great time watching the big game at these local sports bars and breweries:
- Bicentennial Beer Company at 5006 Parkway Dr #B
- Cathead Distillery at 422 S Farish St
- M-Bar Sports Grill at 6340 Ridgewood Ct Dr
- The Headquarters Sports Bar at 109 Culley Dr
Bicentennial Beer Company is a small brewpub that produces a wide range of beers, soda pop sours, tang sours, and other specialty beverages that is open from 10am to 10pm daily.
Cathead Distillery was established in 2010 and produces local vodka, gin, bourbon, and other liquor while you can visit them from 9am to 5pm except on Saturday and Sunday.
M-Bar Sports Grill has twenty 55-inch LED TV’s and two 80-inch LED TV’s for you to watch any big sporting event and they also serve high-quality dinners, snacks, and premium beverages.
The Headquarters is a great sports bar near you that provides superb cuisine and entertainment with pool tables and big screen TV’s for PPV bouts.
Local Drink Specials
There are plenty of good bars with drink specials in your area and you can get great value if you time your visit properly:
- The Iron Horse Grill at 320 W Pearl St
- Last Call Sports Grill at 1428 Old Square Rd
- F Jones Corner at 303 N Farish St #3227
- Fondren Public at 2765 Old Canton Rd
The Iron Horse Grill serves southern-style pub grub, one-of-a-kind specialty drinks, and live music in an open, industrial setting plus they are a good bar to buy cheap drinks in your area from 3pm to 6pm during their happy hours that run Monday through Friday.
Last Call Sports Grill is a laid-back local sports bar featuring hookahs, billiards, pub fare, vibrant DJ nights, and drink specials from 2pm to 7pm Monday through Saturday and you can visit them from 2pm to 2am every day.
F Jones Corner is a no-frills cocktail bar that hosts late-night blues concerts by artists from the region while also providing a wide range of drinks and meals, and they are open from 10pm to 4am on Friday and Saturday.
Fondren Public has a huge craft beer selection, bar quiz nights near you at 6pm, pint nights from 5pm to 7pm in which you can get free goodies and they are usually open from 4pm to 12am most days but on Friday and Saturday they close at 2am and on Sunday they are closed all day.
Don’t forget about the drink specials in Jackson from 3pm to 7pm Monday through Friday at Ole Tavern from the main list.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Check out this list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights near you:
- Fenian’s Pub at 901 E Fortification St
- Library Lounge at 734 Fairview St
- The Bulldog at 6111 Ridgewood Rd
Fenian’s Pub has live music in a fun atmosphere surrounded by dark wood, stained glass, and a terrace plus they also serve lunch specials from 11am to 3pm Tuesday through Friday. The Library Lounge offers evening discounts as well as daily drink specials from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday and a fun bar trivia night in your area at 7pm where prizes are given away and you can visit them from 4pm to 11pm every day except Sunday.
The Bulldog offers a wide selection of draft beers, substantial pub fare, and sports on TV in a traditional, woodsy tavern with a patio along with a happy hour that runs from 4pm to 7pm Monday through Friday, and daily specials begin after 7pm. The Bulldog is open from 4pm to 12am every day but closes at 2am on Friday and Saturday.
Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music
Dance, listen to live music, or sing karaoke at these fun bars around town:
- Hal & Mal’s at 200 Commerce St
- Hideaway Club at 200 Oklahoma St
- Vibe at 6390 Ridgewood Rd
- Redd’s Bar & Lounge at 2013 Dalton St
Hal & Mal’s serves southern cuisine with a regional twist along with live music in a multi-roomed facility with a quirky and vintage ambiance. Hideaway Club provides great entertainment including live music, a dance party, and tasty drinks and they are usually open from 10am to 2am but on Sunday they close at 12am and they are closed on Monday.
Vibe has a fully stocked bar in your area that features live music, a dance party, and a lip sync competition and they are open from 8pm to 2am on Friday and Saturday, on Sunday from 8pm to 1am, and they are closed on Monday through Thursday.
Redd’s Bar & Club is a Jackson blues, jazz, and R&B lounge that serves cool beer, delicious cuisine, live music, and football on TV.
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- Local Drink Specials In Baton Rouge
- Local Drink Specials In New Orleans
- Local Drink Specials In Memphis
- Local Drink Specials In Birmingham
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Jackson
There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke near you. Hopefully we were able to fill you in on some valuable info that will make your next night out a little better.
Please use the comments to let us know if any spots have closed down or if any new cool places have opened up in your area so that we can keep our lists fresh. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Jackson.