Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Santa Cruz

Café Patrimonio

The best lattes in town can be found at Cafe Patrimonio, a third-wave coffee shop serving brews made with beans from the Yungas, as well as sandwiches and cakes (B$27 to B$32). It's inside Casa Melchor Pinto, a beau…
Top Choice Cafe in Vallegrande

Los Paraus

Tourist guide Leo and his wife Paola run this cozy pub-cafe, one block southeast of Plaza 26 de Enero. There are books to leaf through and Che paraphernalia to peruse while sipping coffee, wine or beer and snacking …
Top Choice Bar in Samaipata

La Boheme

This bumping little bar on the south corner of the plaza has a wide selection of intoxicating cocktails and, if you get the munchies, a chalkboard snack menu of burgers and sandwiches (B$22 to B$28). With 15 differe…
Top Choice Bar in Santa Cruz

Duda Bar

There's a cool vibe to this colorful bar occupying the 1st floor of an elegant old building in the city center. Under plaster arches and between pillars you'll find retro furniture, badminton rackets and the odd gar…
Bar in Santa Cruz

Kiwi’s

A laid-back place where you can sip on bebidas extremas (extreme drinks) served in two-liter receptacles. Great snacks and sandwiches too, all served with their trademark papas kiwi (kiwi potatoes; sandwiches B$16 t…
Irish Pub in Santa Cruz

Irish Pub

On the east side of the plaza, this place is something of a second home to travelers in Santa Cruz. It serves comfort food such as Irish stew and chicken curry (mains B$70 to B$100), though most people while the hou…