Nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Cafayate

Chato’s Wine Bar

Run by a cordial English-speaker, the only proper wine bar in Cafayate serves a long list of dry whites, rosés and bold reds by the glass and bottle. Grab one of the round tables fashioned from wine barrels. It's a …
Top Choice Bar in Salta

Café del Tiempo

Decked out to resemble a Buenos Aires cafe, this place has prices to match and offers a stylish terrace in the heart of the Balcarce zone; it's a top spot for a drink and makes a mean mojito. Expect some sort of per…
Top Choice Bar in Chilecito

Yops

Simple but atmospheric, this bohemian spot is Chilecito’s best cafe, serving fine coffee, cold beer and decent mixed drinks. Expect epic chess battles between locals by day, and live music some weekends, when the ba…
Top Choice Cafe in Jujuy

Casa Tomada

A funky art cafe that turns into Jujuy's bohemian playground after the sun drops. Expect a grab bag of offerings here, from tai chi and music classes to live music deep into the night. It serves food too, including …
Top Choice Cafe in Tucumán

Plaza de Almas

This intimate, colorful and engaging multilevel place is popular with under-40 tucumanos and is one of the best of the city's many combination cafe/bar/restaurant/cultural centers. The short but interesting menu (ma…
Wine Bar in Salta

Wine & Bike

Part wineshop, part wine bar, operated out of a tricked-out bicycle and wagon parked on Cerro San Bernardo. Fair prices, well-curated stock, and you can opt to taste, buy a bottle for the road, or order a bottle and…
Cafe in Tucumán

Filipo

Glasses gleaming on the gantry, outdoor tables and bow-tied waiters make this a great cafe. Top espressos, beer served as if it were Bollinger and thirst-quenching licuados (blended fruit drinks; AR$60) are the high…
Karaoke in Salta

Ruta Norte

An atmospheric dive with dusty tiled floors, exposed brick walls and a tiny bandstand near the brick bar where you and all your new friends will belt out your favorite karaoke numbers. Dark and tawdry, tucked away a…
Craft Beer in Cafayate

Cafayateña

This new craft brewery on Cafayate's plaza features their brew works behind the bar, and patio and streetside tables washed in music (a popular hangout at the time of research). It pours three brews a day: roja, neg…
Bar in Tucumán

Costumbres Argentinas

Though the saintly devilish address seems like a contradiction in terms, this unusual, popular and welcoming bar has an arty bohemian vibe. The big two-level beer garden is the place to be on summer nights. Pub grub…