If you thought New York is the city that never sleeps, then undoubtedly you have never been in Buenos Aires. While in other countries, people would call the night off at 2am, in Buenos Aires the joda is just starting. You should come and experience first hand la fiesta portena and discover what a real party is all about.
Put your glad rags on and get ready to dance until the sunrise. They say that New York is the city that never sleeps at all, but Buenos Aires is one of the world’s frontrunners runs down to 24-hour partying. Many of the best things about this fascinating city happen after dark, and you will notice that nightlife and nighttime activities play a key role in the lives of portenos.
A few things to know, It is normal to go for dinner at 1 a.m., after taking in a theater show on Avenida Corrientes, it is normal to go for ice cream with your grandmother at midnight on a Tuesday, and it is normal to wait until 11 p.m. before going to a bar. You get the idea right!?
About Popular Bars
Start your night at some of the city’s most laid-back bars, located in the cities’ oldest neighborhood. The bars specialize in classic cocktails like negronis and pisco sours.
Rosebar, a warehouse-style place in Palermo, is the must-go-to, pre-club spot, conveniently around the corner from Niceto Vega, Buenos Aires’ street of nightclubs. Head to legacy favorite Club 69 at the Niceto Club to see and be seen, or if the music is all that matters, hit up the Under Club, a hangout for clubbers who take their house and techno seriously.
An Argentina night without tango would be a taboo, so be sure to check out a milonga (tango house), designed for dancing the night away. Maldita is a classic, and its live orchestra El Atronfe draws a crowd; Tuesdays are “Tango Queer.” For newbies, your best bet is La Cathedral, well known for its relaxed and informal vibe.
If you are not a night owl, hit up El Beso’s matinee milonga near the Callao metro stop, where dancing starts at 3pm, Monday to Saturday. Go on Tuesday nights for an all-night event. Finally, end the night at La Virtua, the after-hours milonga that even serves patrons breakfast after 4am to keep them dancing.
"A lot of places to go out for a drink" - Petrov from Russia