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Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina: Nightclubs, Bars & More

Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is a great choice for anyone who loves a lively night out. This city always has something to offer those looking to have a good time. The evening's entertainment usually begins around 10 p.m. and is kicked off with couples or groups of friends grabbing some dinner, followed by a trip to a bar around midnight, and ending up at a nightclub at about 2 or 3 a.m. The partying only stops when the sun has already risen.

The variety of options is incredible and there is a whole range of things to do for people of all ages and musical tastes, including restaurants, bars, nightclubs, theatres, concerts and casinos. If you want to experience a little more of the Argentine culture then spend an evening at one of the many places where the tango and milonga are danced. Be on the lookout for songs by a number of popular composers, such as Astor Piazzola, Osvaldo Pugliese, Carlos Gardell, Tita Merello and Homero Manzi.

An evening out in Buenos Aires could include enjoying an independent theatre performance, an alternative film screening, or singing along at a Bersuit Vergarabat or Babasonicos concert. Those who are looking for a more sophisticated experience can take in a live orchestra performance or enjoy fine wines and tapas in a number of bars located in the neighborhood of Palermo. Feel the thrill of trying your luck at one of the many casinos located throughout the city, of which the most famous is the "Casino Flotante de Buenos Aires" (The Floating Casino of Buenos Aires), located in a ship moored in Buenos Aires' harbor.

The nightlife in Buenos Aires is incredibly diverse, ranging from laid-back bars where a good conversation can be enjoyed with an appetizer, to the most upbeat nightclubs, also known as "boliches" in this region, where you can party hard while dancing to the mixes of some of the best DJ's in the world. The people of Buenos Aries are huge fans of electronic music and the partying that goes with it! Really immerse yourself in the vibrant nightlife of this exciting city and satisfy your wilder side.

Where to Go

Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina

There are quite a few areas and neighborhoods in Buenos Aires with excellent places to go out at night. The best neighborhoods to party are Palermo and Recoleta followed by Las Canitas, La Boca, San Telmo and Almagro.

Palermo is most famous for its popular bars, fine dining restaurants, and lively nightclubs. Known locally as "Palermo Hollywood", there are two important television networks and a number of independent film studios located here. The variety of bars, restaurants, nightclubs and live music clubs that the picturesque neighborhood of Palermo has to offer, make it a place definitely worth checking out during your next trip to Buenos Aires.

Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Almagro is a neighborhood filled with diverse beauty and home to El Centenario Park, where a variety bands play concerts every weekend. There's always a party or something interesting going on here. Surrounding the La Recoleta Cemetery there are also a wide range of bars and nightclubs, which are as good as you'll find anywhere in the city and a must for those people looking to party.

Pay a visit to Las Canitas where you'll find a number of restaurants offering all types of cuisines and something affordable for everyone. The bars and nightclubs are known for their rather eclectic, retro decor. The bohemian and more laid back atmosphere of the city can be found in the neighborhood of San Telmo, where a number of artists and artisans live and have their studios or workshops here as well.


Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Unico
  • 1986 Lounge Bar
  • El Verde
  • Kandi Bar
  • Imaginario Cultural
  • La Cigale
  • Portezuelo
  • Gran Bar Danzon
  • Richmond
  • Acabar
  • Arena Club
  • Mute Resto Bar
  • Limbo Club
  • Las Olas Boulevar

Nightclubs and Electronic Music

Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Pacha (Electronic music, one of the best)
  • Amerika (Great place to party)
  • Esperanto
  • Glam
  • Ink Buenos Aires
  • Club Araoz
  • Portezuelo
  • Museum Buenos Aires
  • Rey Castro
  • Crobar
  • Opera Bay (Great atmosphere, electronic music)
  • La Diosa (Restaurant and then nightclub)
  • Mint (One of the best nightclubs in Bs. As.)
  • Niceto Club
  • New Shampoo Bs. As.
  • Rumi (A perfect combination between dining and dancing)

Salsa and Merengue

Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Maluco Belleza (Salsa and Merengue)
  • Azucar
  • Asia de Cuba
  • La Curva
  • Brujas
  • Guantanamera
  • Mundo Latino
  • Oye Chico
  • La Salsera
  • Sudaca

Tango and Milongas Houses

Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Me Rio de la Plata
  • Este es el Rey
  • Bendita Milonga
  • Bien Porteno
  • Tango Lunch
  • Paracultural
  • Lunes de Tango
  • Mi Refugio
  • Sueno Porteno
  • Suspiros
  • Viejo Correo
  • La Viruta
  • Yira Yira
  • La Marshall (Gay Milonga)
  • Conventillo de Teodoro


Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Casino Flotante de Buenos Aires
  • Casino El Tigre
  • Bingo Golden Jack
  • Trilenium Casino
  • Bingo Lujan

Live Music

Nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Parque El Centenario
  • Todo Mundo
  • Perro Andaluz
  • Bar Van Koning
  • Primo Humberto

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