La Cigale — Buzzing Bar in Microcentro
La Cigale is an energetic, chic French-themed bar in downtown Buenos Aires that is one of the best places in town to party during the week. It’s a fun bar on Fridays and Saturdays, but from Monday through Thursday it’s one of the better places to let your hair down and party into the wee hours.
The young, international crowd who come to listen... [Read more of this review]
Bar Británico — San Telmo’s Historic 24-Hour Hangout
Among the mythical dive bars of Buenos Aires is San Telmo’s enduring Bar Británico.
The corner bar facing Parque Lezama first opened in 1928 as ‘La Cosechera’ (The Harvester). From the beginning it was a gathering place for English World War I veterans and railroad workers who lived in the area.
It wasn’t long before ‘Bar Británico’ became... [Read more of this review]
Milión — Recoleta’s Enchanting Mansion Bar
Milión is a mystical restaurant-bar that combines the main ingredients that draw people to Buenos Aires: timeless elegance, beautiful people and gourmet food.
Set in a beautiful Belle Époque-style mansion, Milión is a mainstay of Buenos Aires’ night scene, even though it’s just over ten years old. This quintessential Buenos Aires’... [Read more of this review]
Las del Barco — A Colorful Culture Bar in San Telmo
Las del Barco is a buoyant addition to an otherwise dark and sleepy block of ‘San Telmo Brooklyn.’ The little storefront bar could easily be passed by without a glance if it weren’t for the colorful lights in the window proudly announcing its presence.
Las de Barco aims to deliver more than the usual alcohol-drenched haze with afternoon film... [Read more of this review]
Sugar — Expat Party and Sports Bar
Sugar bar in Palermo is a cavern-like expat party spot that doubles as a sports bar. On weekday evenings the bar fills with locals and foreigners alike who are keen to take advantage of the long happy hour, which lasts from 7pm until midnight.
On Thursdays nights, girls pay a modest cover charge for an open bar between 9pm and midnight.
Depending on... [Read more of this review]
El Alamo — A Raucous American Sport’s Bar
El Alamo is an ex-pat owned American sports bar in Recoleta that is to some a beloved refuge for the young and homesick and to others, a loud, drunken expat nightmare.
Shoeless Joe’s El Alamo (as it’s officially called) was once known as the mecca of American-style hedonism in Buenos Aires, reminiscent of the dive bars you can find along the... [Read more of this review]
Casabar – A Sophisticated Option in Recoleta
Casabar in Recoleta lives up to its name, proving to be a home away from home for many foreigners and locals alike.
To start with, the bar is actually located in an old French-style house. That’s old in the sense of classic, not rundown. More than two years of restoration work by the owners have ensured there is nothing rundown about the place.... [Read more of this review]
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