About Bar61

Bar61 was born out of a passion for connecting with people and providing extraordinary drinks that bring new experiences to the community.

A Full Bar & Restaurant in Downtown Lakeland, FL

The Bar61 menu is stocked with cocktails crafted from fresh ingredients and prepared by expert mixologists. The bar’s collection of spirits and liquors is consistently curated to both introduce guests to new selections and to ensure that old favorites are always on hand.

Since 2002

A Full Bar & Restaurant in Downtown Lakeland, FL

The Bar61 menu is stocked with cocktails crafted from fresh ingredients and prepared by expert mixologists. The bar’s collection of spirits and liquors is consistently curated to both introduce guests to new selections and to ensure that old favorites are always on hand.

Since 2002

Emerson Bamaca

What started as a beer and wine bar has blossomed into a comprehensive and compelling bar program with the support of the community, and under the direction of Nineteen61 partner, Emerson Bamaca.

Emerson Bamaca

What started as a beer and wine bar has blossomed into a comprehensive and compelling bar program with the support of the community, and under the direction of Nineteen61 partner, Emerson Bamaca.

Creativity & Quality

Bar61 was born out of a passion for connecting with people and providing extraordinary drinks that bring new experiences to the community.

Cheers!

Come to Bar61 for all of your favorite drinks. You’ll find traditional favorites like the Old-Fashioned, as well new and exciting cocktail concoctions that you won’t want to miss!

Creativity & Quality

Where classic & community meet.

Wine, Cocktail, & Bourden lovers! Look no further you have found your bar community. Join us traditional favorites along with new and exciting drinks. Bar61 offers a large array of specialty wines and cocktails you will be sure to love.

The food was absolutely delicious and the service was excellent.”

The place was packed yet we never felt rushed and our server was very attentive. We were celebrating birthdays and they went above and beyond to make our evening special. We will be back!

Tricia G

Best restaurant in Central Florida hands down. Service and food are Top Notch.

Best “Mojito” I have ever had along with great music. The staff goes above and beyond to make you feel welcome. Thank you “Nineteen61” for providing such a fantastic environment for customers. Definitely, My Favorite Restaurant. We will be back very soon!!!

L Pecker

Such a delicious dinner at this delightful Latin restaurant in downtown Lakeland.

The cocktails were outstanding and I particularly enjoyed the Grand Mariner crème brûlée. The portions were enormous and so tasty, particularly the pollo alla brasa. Such courteous, charming servers, too: ask for Jack!

“The churrasco was marinated wonderfully and cooked perfectly.”

Great Food, Great Bar, and Great Staff. The owners are always working to ensure a great experience for all of their guests. One of my favorite things is to sit at the bar for dinner and drinks. The bar staff is amazing and the drinks are on point.

Steve Weber