Nightlife

Top Choice Club in Valparaíso

Máscara

Music-savvy clubbers in their 20s and 30s love this gay-friendly club: the beer's cheap, there's plenty of room to move and hardly any teenyboppers. There are typically drink specials and cheaper entry fees before 1…
Top Choice Club in Viña Del Mar

Café Journal

Electronic music is the order of the evening at this boomingly popular club, which has two heaving dance floors, a lively terrace and an attached concert hall where emerging bands play on Friday and Saturday nights.
Bar in Valparaíso

Bar del Tio

Jazz music bounces off exposed-brick walls in this classy cocktail bar with dangerously good libations. Soak up the liquor with tasty tapas.
Bar in Valparaíso

Bar La Playa

Valparaíso's longest-running bar shows no signs of slowing down. On weekend nights, cheap pitchers of beer, powerful pisco and a friendly but rowdy atmosphere draw crowds of local students and young bohemian types t…
Cafe in Valparaíso

Dinamarca 399

Grab an espresso coffee and a home-baked sweet to enjoy a lazy breakfast on the wraparound terrace of this architectural stunner by the cemeteries. The views are spectacular and the prices affordable. There's also a…
Craft Beer in Valparaíso

Casa Cervecera Altamira

This microbrewery at the bottom of Ascensor Reina Victoria offers flights of its pale ale, amber, stout and knock-you-out strong ale. It also serves pizzas, burgers and other comfort foods. Check the website for liv…
Bar in Viña Del Mar

Barbones

Gourmet Chilean sandwiches and chorrillanas (fries slathered in meat, eggs and onions), well-priced cocktails you can order by the pitcher and an extensive list of craft beers served on tap make this open-air restob…
Gay in Viña Del Mar

Club Divino

Chile's largest (and some say gaudiest) gay club, with DJs, drag queens, go-go dancers and room for 2000 sweaty revelers. It's located about 10km from downtown along the Camino Internacional, so you'll want to hire …
Bar in Valparaíso

Pajarito

Artsy Porteños (residents of Valparaíso) in their 20s and 30s cram the Formica tables at this laid-back, old-school bar to talk poetry and politics over beer and piscola (pisco mixed with Coke or other soft drinks).
Bar in Valparaíso

La Piedra Feliz

Jazz, blues, tango, son, salsa, rock, drinking, dining, cinema: is there anything this massive house along the waterfront doesn't do? Note: the crowd skews older here.