Oaxaca Nightlife

Whether you’re looking for a dive bar, swanky lounge, or all-hours nightclub, we’ve got you covered.

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Bar de La Musique

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In the northern village of San Felipe del Agua, one of the most affluent areas of the city, this dance–show bar attracts a predominantly...

Café Central

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It's a superhip spot that screens art flicks, hosts concerts and plays, and brings in the occasional DJ for late-night dancing. The roof...


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You can dance to live salsa music every night at the most popular club in town. ...


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Bring a flashlight to read the menu at this dimly lighted café. A mostly young, mostly local crowd sips amusingly titled drinks (try...

La Condesa

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La Condesa has two locations, the larger and better of which is in the center of the city. Housed in a wonderful colonial building, it...

La Farola

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La Farola has been serving drinks to locals since 1916—and some of the patrons, it seems, might have been there when the joint opened...

La Nueva Babel

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It's about as big as a bread box, but somehow this bar manages to accommodate performers—from lone poets or guitarists to jazz trios...

La Tentación

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One of the city's most venerable watering holes offers salsa, merengue, and cumbia dancing on its terrace nightly beginning at 10 as...


  • Bars/Pubs

Lokal is a trendy bar on a side street in the city center offering an open bar area where customers can try a variety of artisanal beers...

Los Amantes

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This is one of the smallest bars in Oaxaca, but being able to be so cozy with the barman and the other customers makes the mezcal sipping...