La Paz & Around drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Coffee in La Paz

Hb Bronze Coffeebar

Sleek, earthy and architecturally inspiring – coffee shops don't get much cooler than Hb Bronze! This sorely needed addition to the Casco Viejo neighborhood offers the strongest brews in the city, and it doubles as …
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in La Paz

La Costilla de Adán

Take a dive down the rabbit hole into the warped mind of owner Roberto Cazola at this supremely surreal speakeasy. Prepare yourself for hundreds of creepy dolls, a dozen hanging bicycles and a night full of wonder n…
Top Choice Coffee in La Paz


Pick one of four Bolivian roasts and then choose your brew method (Chemex, V60, AeroPress or siphon) at this delightfully bohemian coffeehouse with mismatched antique furnishings and great tunes. Stick around for ca…
Bar in La Paz

Diesel Nacional

Indulge your metal fetish with a trip to this dark, smoky and oh-so-industrial steampunk bar. The music is as edgy as the clientele, and the cocktails are as strong as the recycled vehicle, plane and train parts tha…
Pub in La Paz

Café Sol y Luna

This is a low-key, Dutch-run hangout offering cocktails, good coffee and tasty global cusine. It has three cozy levels with a book exchange and an extensive guidebook reference library (many current Lonely Planet ti…
Wine Bar in La Paz


Want to taste some of Bolivia's high-altitude wines? Make a beeline for this cozy wine bar where the bartender will introduce you to the best local vino. There's a very appetizing selection of tapas, and an unmissab…
Beer Hall in La Paz

Reineke Fuchs

This woodsy Sopocachi brewhaus features imported German beers, schnappsladen and hearty sausage-based fare. They also make their own Pilsner, dunkel and amber ales, based on centuries-old Deutschland traditions – he…
Gay in La Paz

Open Mind Club

La Paz's best gay club is, predictably, lit in a rainbow of colors and lined in shiny mirrors. Don't even think about going before midnight or you'll be shaking your booty to reggaeton all alone.
Distillery in La Paz

Andean Culture Distillery

You've no doubt seen it on menus across town, so why not stop by the first craft distillery in Bolivia to learn more about its Killa Andean Moonshine. Tours include a shot and a cocktail.
Pub in La Paz

Green Bar

For a cloistered pub setting with intellectual types, girls straight out of a Modigliani painting, weirdos, rockers and other ne’er-do-wells, check out this beloved hole in the wall.