Mérida drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Coffee in Mérida


This place offers a tasty 'manifesto' indeed: coffee for focused coffee drinkers. Thanks to a trio from Calabria, Italy, you can find your cappuccinos, espressos and, yes, even flat whites, made by well-trained empl…
Cocktail Bar in Mérida

Mercado 60

For a fun night of booze and cheap(ish) international eats, head to this atmospheric, lively and diverse culinary market, where the margaritas (or fine wines) will have you dancing alongside trendy locals to live sa…
Dancing in Mérida

La Negrita

This post-modern cantina (think contemporary grunge) is the current hot spot in town. If the live music doesn't inspire you to get a tropical groove on, it's just a matter of time before the mojitos and mezcals have…
Bar in Mérida

Cara Negra

If you've been craving a spot to sip cocktails and look at skulls, your search is over. This dark, macabre-themed place has an excellent selection of craft beers, original cocktails, and a vibe that's not so loud or…
Bar in Mérida

Hermana Republica

A sleek, fashionable spot with an industrial interior including Edison light bulbs and designer chairs. Moneyed young locals hit here for craft beers (including IPAs), while hungry folk get their teeth into everythi…
Gay & Lesbian in Mérida


One of the city's top spots for gay nightlife, the PK2 has strip shows, revues, drag queens and more, set to pumping trance- and electro-themed music. Nightly specials and the variety of acts make it one of the most…
Cafe in Mérida


Java junkies will enjoy the organic coffee, which is prepared with beans from the highlands of Chiapas and elsewhere. Hungry? You'll find good vegetarian pastas and sandwiches here, as well as a variety of coffee-in…
Bar in Mérida


Head up the colorful spiral staircase to the terrace for a close-up view of the Fatherland monument and a cocktail. The menu is a bit more conventional, but everything is carefully prepared and the service is very c…
Bar in Mérida

La Fundación Mezcalería

A popular cyclist hangout, especially on Wednesday, this loud, retro-styled bar with nightly live music has mezcals and an atmosphere conducive to knocking 'em back. Pay at the cashier first, then get your drink at …
Bar in Mérida

Mayan Pub

Live bands play rock, reggae and ska in this down-to-eath pub's rear beer garden. Inside there's a pool table if you're up for a game of stick.