Taberna el Pirata is primarily a haunt for boat hands, resort workers and the odd escaped tourist alongside Marina Internacional Cayo Largo. Icy beer, throat-burningly strong coffee, sandwiches and chips in pleasant…
Extremely loud music and most of the town's teenagers and 20-somethings converge by the historic boat for alfresco dancing. Drink and snack stalls also set up shop. Fridays and Saturdays are liveliest.
Buy your drinks in the cage-like bar next door then head to the courtyard and hectic disco round the corner. If you don't dance hard, you'll stand out here.
For a little atmospheric booty-shaking, join the throngs of locals dancing in an open-air locale hidden among the trees near the river.