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Bars and nightlife in Mexico City

Top bars

Cocktail Bar
“The Barman here won “best barman of the world” and it is included in the list of “the best 50 bars in the world”!”
  • 88 locals recommend
Nightclub
“This is probably the most popular lounge in CDMX. Packed most nights, it is very casual w/ a DJ and a young, hip crowd. If clubbing is your thing, this is highly-recommeded!”
  • 86 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Eclectic bar decorated with red velvet, leather and wood presents American food and live jazz music.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Best and Great Excellent mall, with many good restaurants, supermarket, Banks, coffee shops, cake restaurants, movie theater, and all of the best stores worldwide.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“AMAZING! This is a sophisticated place with excellent plates from Baja California and other Mexican surf & turf delicacies. There are some guides that put this restaurant amongst the best 25 in Latin America. Book ahead.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Bar
“If you want to taste mezcal this is a hidden gem. This is real mezcal, mezcal is strong, so take it easy.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Bar
“This place has 3 spots in town, GinGin Polanco and GinGin Roma are the trendiest. Hip and fun.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
“Great cantina in the middle of Coyoacan. Food, tequila, mariachi! Get there early cause it gets paaaaacked! ”
  • 60 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Nightclub
“This is probably the most popular lounge in CDMX. Packed most nights, it is very casual w/ a DJ and a young, hip crowd. If clubbing is your thing, this is highly-recommeded!”
  • 86 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Amazing DJ recognized worldwide. If you really like to dance and catch up on 80’s authentic nightlife!”
  • 50 locals recommend
Nightclub
“It is the coolest spot where hipsters go to listen to good bands playing live and also electronic music. The concept of the place is one of a kind and it is very close from the appartment”
  • 32 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Great Jazz Bar. Be sure to make a reservation or to get there pretty early to find a table.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
“Here you can have a nice meal in their restaurant on 1st floor and the go upstairs to dance and have some drinks, very good cocktails and different kinds of music during the week, from techno and electro to rock, reagge or pop. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
“Great place to dine in the company of a good drink. If you feel like dancing, you can go up to El Babalú and get your best salsa moves out. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Nightclub
“La Santa is one of the most exclusive clubs in Polanco, and therefore, in Mexico City. Located on the famous President Masaryk street..”
  • 10 locals recommend
Night Club
“The ultimate posh club. Get away from the hipsters to listen a good mix of top 10 pop and electro music. Expensive drinks Vegas style club, dress code is shirt for guys and tight dresses for girl”
  • 21 locals recommend

Music venues

Concert Hall
“Auditorio Nacional donde se realizan los espectáculos más grandes de artistas que visitan la ciudad. National Auditorium where the biggest shows are put on by artists that visit the city.”
  • 103 locals recommend
Stadium
“Its very fun to watch the lucha games drinking beer. Don’t miss out cute lucha libre souvenirs on the way out!!! ”
  • 73 locals recommend
Plaza
“The magical Plaza Garibaldi ! Listen mariachis, singing with them and drink 1 or 5 tequilas”
  • 67 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“A concert hall and shows, usually schedule children's events. Check billboard on web or Ticketmaster. Located in Historic Center. Prices depend on the show. Easy access in Ecobici, Metro Line 3 Juárez Station and Metrobús Line 3 Juárez Station.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Best spot in La condesa to catch national and international artists. Don't miss the most fantastic performances in a bohemian atmosphere.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Great Jazz Bar. Be sure to make a reservation or to get there pretty early to find a table.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Nightclub
“El Imperial is one of the best live music venues in Mexico City, particularly for fans of rock and electronica. It’s a popular club, favoring all that is vintage and antique, and frequented by hipsters and lovers of the alternative. The venue itself is a two-storey building, with a stage on the first floor and a pulsating dance floor on the second floor, which is known as ‘El Room’. Usually, national rock bands perform at El Imperial, but it is not uncommon for international bands to take to the stage.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“The best place to enjoy the classical music in the city, excellent acoustics and quality of concerts and very accessible prices, check the billboard of season. Belonging to the UNAM, located in the Cultural Center of the same. $”
  • 24 locals recommend
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