The Pampas & the Atlantic Coast drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Palermo

Uptown

Descend the graffiti-strewn stairwell and step aboard the carriage of an actual New York subway train to reach BA's hottest bar, a cavernous underground space with DJs and dancing, and a smaller, cozier room styled …
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Retiro

Florería Atlántico

This basement speakeasy is located within a flower shop, which adds an air of mystery and is likely a key reason for its success. Hipsters, artists, chefs, businesspeople and foreigners all flock here for the excell…
Top Choice Club in Palermo

Niceto Club

One of the city’s biggest crowd-pullers, the can’t-miss event at Niceto Club is Thursday night’s Club 69, a subversive DJ extravaganza featuring gorgeously attired showgirls, dancing drag queens, futuristic video in…
Top Choice Bar in Congreso & Tribunales

Los Galgos

This classic neighborhood bar – formerly frequented by the neighborhood's elderly señores – has been immaculately restored and transformed into a sophisticated bar and restaurant serving modern Argentine food. It's …
Top Choice Cafe in Palermo

LAB Training Center & Coffee Shop

The high ceilings, exposed brick wall and industrial aesthetic here are such hallmarks of a hipster cafe that the place borders on self-parody, but the coffee is excellent. Choose your house-roasted beans and have t…
Top Choice Cafe in San Telmo

Bar Plaza Dorrego

You can’t beat the atmosphere at this traditional joint; sip your submarino (hot milk with chocolate) by a picturesque window and watch the world pass by, or grab an outdoor table next to the busy plaza. Meanwhile, …
Top Choice Bar in San Antonio de Areco

Boliche de Bessonart

This weather-beaten corner building full of dusty bottles was originally a general store and is more than 200 years old. These days it's a family-run bar popular with gauchos and young people alike, who come for the…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Palermo

Verne

This upscale yet casual bar has a vague Jules Verne theme. Cocktails are the house specialty, whipped up by one of BA's best bartenders, Fede Cuco. A few tables, some cushy sofas and an airy outdoor patio offer a va…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Tandil

Cervecería Harriz

One of Argentina's new microbreweries, and Tandil's best, is set in a cool stone building with standing bar tables on the street side and a chalkboard menu inside scrawled with the night's offerings. Think ambers, p…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Bahía Blanca

Tributo

If you're after craft beer and cocktails made with high-end spirits, find this sleek spot with wood-paneled walls and a granite slab bar. The attached restaurant is also popular, but the bar is where you want to be.