Night Life In Colombia

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Colombia is fantastic during the day. And locals tell us that the fun continues once the sun goes down! With their help, we created this guide to nightlife in Colombia.

For personalized advice on everything from which bars to check out to how to get home safely, work with a local to build your trip. It's like having a best friend in Colombia. Learn more!!

The bar scene in Colombia

What to Know:

You'll find various of incredible things to do in Colombia, and that includes enjoying city bars. Locals tell that you'll find tons of great spots in Capital neighborhood.
Note that while most drinks will cost between $4 and $6 USD, you can definitely find beers for as little as $1 USD at certain dive bars.

When to Go:

You can find a few places open earlier in the day, but bars typically open late in the evening (around 7 PM). The bars will be pretty empty until much later—like around 11 pm or midnight.

We recommend enjoying Colombia’s incredible experiences during the day, having a relaxing dinner, and building up your energy for a wild night.

Where to Go:

What is your travel style? Our trip planners in Colombia say you can find all different kinds of bars here. Generally, we recommend visiting the Bogota because it has lots of local beers on tap. Another cool place is Céntrico, which is located on the 41st floor of a skyscraper in Teusaquillo. Locals say it overlooks some of Bogota’s world-famous street art.

Restaurants in Colombia

What to Know:

Many cities in Colombia enjoy cultural renaissance. You'll find fantastic cuisine throughout the city. Anthony Bourdain (in memorial) actually ranked Bogota as one of the “best places for food in South America” when he visited for his show Parts Unknown.

When to Go:

Note that most dinner services are fairly late in the evening, as Colombia’s biggest meal of the day is typically lunch. That means extra hours to enjoy all the stops on your Colombian itinerary right!? Never miss any moment!

Where to Go:

You will find plenty of great restaurants here. Our trip planners in Colombia can give more specific suggestions depending on your budget and travel style is like.

Wherever you eat, we recommend enjoying local specialties. These include papas criollas (a comfort dish of chicken and potatoes), tumaco (crab-stuffed plantains), and some Colombian coffee for dessert.

"A lot of places to go out for a drink" - Petrov from Russia

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