Mendoza & the Central Andes drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in San Juan

Flores Art Bar

Granted, there's little to no competition, but this labyrinthine bar would qualify as cool in Buenos Aires or Mexico City – it is evocative of the latter with its tile work and pastel colors. Old American rock memor…
Top Choice Beer Hall in Around Mendoza

Taverna Beer Hall

Great vibe at this place with vaulted ceilings, communal tables and stained glass for a warm glow. Live music Thursday to Saturday nights.
Top Choice Bar in Mendoza


Nearly always packed, this hipster-like bar is the best place in the city for a wide selection of quality beer.
Bar in Mendoza

Hangar 52

Argentine draft beers and a few house-made beers, totaling a selection of over 50, are on offer at this popular spot that feels a bit like a beer garden. The ticket system – pay at the cashier before ordering with t…
Gay in Mendoza

La Reserva

This small, nominally gay bar packs in a mixed crowd and has outrageous drag shows at midnight every night, with hard-core techno later. Some nights have a cover charge.
Bar in Mendoza

Gran Ciervo Bar de Montaña

Large, two story space with an industry-meets-mountain aesthetic serving good beers, cocktails and a menu of innovative versions of regional specialties.
Club in Around Mendoza

We Are Chiringuito

Combo outdoor beer garden and cocktail bar with DJs spinning late and occasional live music and dancing, plus, better than average food.
Sports Bar in Mendoza

Black Sheep

Unpretentious pub with accompanying grub, like nachos and wings, and a good place to say no to vino and yes to a margarita or beer.
Wine Bar in Mendoza

Uvas Lounge & Bar

Sleek and intimate wine bar, with cheese platter and tapas, in Mendoza’s best-looking hotel, the Park Hyatt.
Club in Around Mendoza

La Guanaca

La Guanaca is a long-time favorite in the nightclub district.