Podestá Super Club

Address: Armenia 1740 – Palermo

It is located in the fashionable neighborhood of Palermo Soho. This disco currently occupies in the place where “La Argentina” used to be. It is bar and disco at the same time. The bar is amazing due to the broad range of drinks it offers at reasonable prices and the ones that stand out are Martín and Daiquiri. It serves Mexican food until 2am (you can choose from tacos, quesadillas, nachos, and other delicious dishes at moderate prices).
The disco is on the high ground where the local bands play and the resident DJs.
It opens of Thursday, Wednesday and Saturday. The doors open at 11:00pm and they normally close around 6am.

Bar O Bar

Address: Tres Sargentos 415 – Retiro

This pub was founded in 1969 by the artist Luis Felipe Noé, it is considered the first pub in the city. It never ceased to be a symbol of the avant-garde generation, and an emblem to the ’70s intellectuals, even though it was moved once from its original site at 874 Reconquista St. It was always famous, and the place chosen by writers, visual artists, musicians and philosophers of all times.
It offers a tempting menu, out of which the picada, black beer, and porteño dishes are recommended. The bar is remarkable for the big barrels full of peanuts in shell, permanently available to all guests; the shells are dropped, thus “carpeting” the floor, and giving the place a peculiar color that remains through time.


Address: Av. Córdoba 4119 – Almagro

It is located only two blocks from the mega club Amerika, and consists of a pre-dance circuit frequented by gays. It is advisable to go early, being that it normally gets crowded. It offers a phone system that allows for communication from table to table. There are regular transvestite shows and special events.

Bach Bar

Address: Cabrera 4390 – Palermo

This is one of the bars that attract lesbians the most. It offers shows performed by transvestites and really hot women. It usually organizes special group events and theme days, such as “Cupid Bach”(telegrams) on Wednesdays, and Karaoke on Sundays.

A small group of people watching a show inside the bar
A small group of people watching a show inside the bar

A small group of people watching a show inside the bar
People dancing in the bar

Downtown Matías

Address: San Martín 979 – Retiro

It is one of the Celt style bars with most attendance due to its location in the downside and the ambience created between the music and the decoration, with the popular barrel beer and peanuts.
Besides, it has a hundred whiskey varieties.
It is open almost all day long, the whole week and it closes late, specially on weekends since there are live jazz, blues, rock and Celt music bands.
It offers a menu of international cuisine, in which chicken with champignon and “Carré de ciruela” (meat with plums) stand out. It attracts executives who may choose the noon economic menu or who choose it as an option for a quiet after-office, to play darts and to take the best of the happy hour to taste the six varieties of barrel beer, or the best bottled ones.

Exterior of the pub
Exterior of the pub

Exterior of the pub
The bar filled woth bottles

Exterior of the pub
Big quantity of bottles decorate the bar

Exterior of the pub
Decoration of the pub

Exterior of the pub
Set of darts

Exterior of the pub
Goblin of the bar

Exterior of the pub
External view of the bar

The Kilkenny

Address: Reconquista 1000 – Retiro

This Irish bar located in the corner of Alvear and Reconquista streets is very popular among the people who go out after their office time as well as among tourists and people who want to have a beer any day of the week and to listen to Celt music and rock. The happy hour is very convenient, it takes place between 7pm and 9pm. apart from drinks, you can order a quick and not very elaborated dish.
You can sit around the circular counter or you can choose one of the tables that have a certain degree of intimacy because of the isolation they provide in the shape of “boxes”. The Kilkennt style gives the feeling of being in a kind of prehistoric cavern.
Every March, 17th, on the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, the Kilkenny turns into a party place and it conforms an irresistible tourist attraction since it is in the very core of the festival. There are live bands every night and it is open until 6am.


Address: Arenales 2932 – Recoleta

This ten year old pub hosts groups of friends who gather to have a drink and to play pool since it has 24 pool tables. Another option for having fun is the electronic darts and board games.
This pub has three floors and you may go to have a traditional dinner, pizza, or any other fast food option. The variety of drinks offered is very broad; however, beer is the drink of choice, very traditional.
The giant screens broadcast football matches constitute a very appealing feature that turned this pub into a classic.
Tuesday is its the most busy but it opens everyday except for Mondays.
Interior of the pub
Interior of the pub

The Shamrock

Address: Rodríguez Peña 1220 – Recoleta

Maybe because it was the first bar of an Irish style that opened in the city, this is a place that is always busy no matter the day of the week, even on Mondays. It opened in 1995 and since it became a success, many other bars opened after it but none of them could ever over throne it.
It opens at 6pm with a happy hour that ends at 9pm on weekdays and at 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
The music is typical of the bars of this kind just like the most ordered drinks and the different kinds of beer.
Here Argentinians feel comfortable among foreigners that enjoy the environment of their place of origin and the bartenders speak English. The basement becomes a small dance floor during weekends.
Bar of The Shamrock
Bar of The Shamrock

Down Town Matias

Address: Echeverría 3195 – Belgrano

This is a picturesque Irish pub adjacent to the railroads, a few meters away from Belgrano R. Station. Having a cup of coffee at an outside table and listening to the train whistling and the sound of the locomotive is a one-of-a-kind experience. Obviously, all kinds of beers and drinks cannot be absent at an Irish pub. Downtown Matías offers over 100 types of whisky, just to mention a few. As if this were not enough, it is also a restaurant, with capacity for 100 people. Salads are among the best. It is the ideal place for getting together with friends or co-workers during “after-office” hours. Happy hour is from 6 pm to 11 pm. It usually offers live music shows.