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The following listings have no dress restrictions, unless otherwise noted. However, like any big city, the vast majority of nightlife spots are sure to be filled with well-dressed clientele.

Bars:

Praia
Location: Av. Gustavo Mejía Ricart, Naco
Comments: Combination restaurant, bar and discothèque, Praia has a menu that offers 23 different plates, including pastas, sandwiches, sushi and salads. It’s difficult to find a place that combines all the elements to make one night, but Praia lets you enjoy everything in the same place.

Retro Cafe 
Location: Av. Abraham Lincoln, Gustavo Mejia Ricart in Plaza AndaluciaII, Second Floor.
Comments: The Moroccan décor offers an enjoyable and informal atmosphere while the menu offers different light foods; crepes, sandwiches and the like. Ganas, a delicious cocktail made in house is a must-try. The music isn’t deafening
and allows for conversation, the crowds are mostly young adults and professionals. In addition, there is the Buddha Bar with retro music of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and of course merengue and salsa.

Aire café bar club
Location: Las Mercedes # 313.
Comments: Young alternative crowd. Electronic/house music, danceable.

Agua Sushi Bar 
Location: Abraham Lincoln Avenue #1, Plaza Andalucía.
Tel: 541-8781
Comments: Young adults, various modern music. Casual dress.

Beer House Café
Location: Corner of W. Churchill Avenue. Gustavo Mejía Ricart. 
Tel: 683-4804
Comments: Young adults, various modern music.

Atarazana 9
Location: Atarazana 9, Colonial Zone.
Tel: 688-0969
Comments: Young adults, various modern music. No T-shirts or sneakers. 
Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

Café de Toi 
Location: JG García 115.
Tel: 688-6041
Comments: Young adults, various modern music. No T-shirts or sneakers. Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

Camelot
Location: Corner of Lincoln and José Amado Soler.
Tel: 683-9222
Comments: Adult crowd, various modern music. No T-shirts or sneakers. Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

Glop’s
Location: Hostos 151.
Tel: 221-2052
Comments: Young adult crowd. Danceable electronic.

Hollywood café
Location: Gustavo Mejía Ricart #36, corner of Alberto Laranjuete.
Tel: 566-3349
Comments: Young adults, various modern music. No T-shirts or sneakers. Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

K-ramba bar
Location: Isabel La Católica #1, Ciudad Colonial, Corner of Arzobispo Porte.
Comments: Young adult. Music varies, mainly American and English.

Kiev Lounge
Location: Av. Abraham Lincoln.
Tel: 549-6949
Comments: Young adults. Various modern music, formal dress.

Ocho puertas
Location: Calle José Reyes and corner of Mercedes, 
Tel: 689-6759
Comments: Rock, alternative and electronica. Live music on weekends.

Stratus Café
Location: Plaza Fernández, Churchill and J. Amado Soler.
Comments: Young adult, dance music.

Ki Café
Location: Plaza Fernández II, Av. Churchill. 
Tel: 472-5530
Comments: Younger crowd, music varies.

Montecristo Café
Location: Abraham Lincoln Avenue.
Tel: 542-5000
Comments: Young adult crowd, danceable music in lounge area. . No T-shirts or sneakers. Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

Notorious Lunch Bar
Location: Winston Churchill Avenue #72. 
Tel: 955-1191
Comments: Young adults, various modern music.

Trío Café
Location: Abraham Lincoln Avenue #12-A, Plaza Castilla 
Tel: 412-0964
Comments: Young adults, various dance music, latin, techno, merengue, etc. No T-shirts or sneakers. Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

Bistro de París
Location: Abraham Lincoln Avenue, Plaza Castilla. 
Tel: 683-4473. 
Comments: Various modern music, live music.

Café Anacaona
Location: El Conde corner of Isabel La Católica. 
Tel: 682-8253
Comments: Young adult, jazz music and a little bit of everything.

Café Concierto del Teatro Nacional
Location: Máximo Gómez Aven in the National Theatre.
Tel: 687-3191 ext. 240
Comments: Various modern and live music. No shorts or sneakers.

Café Teatro
Location: Casa de Teatro. Arzobispo Meriño street #110.
Comments: Young adult, various music

Caribbean Coffee and Tea
Location: Diamond Mall, north of JFK, Abraham Lincoln Avenue. 
Tel: 732-4968
Comments: All ages, classical music

Cinnamon Café
Location: Winston Churchill Avenue, Plaza Orleans. 
Tel: 732-8048
Comments: Young adult, various music

New Orleans Café
Location: Max Henríquez Ureña #32, corner of Lope de Vega.
Tel: 565-8638
Comments: Young adults, various music.

Peperoni Café
Location: Sarasota Avenue 14-C 
Tel: 334-5933
Comments: Young adults, various music.

 

Cafes:

Steak House Café
Location: Gustavo Mejía Ricart #52 
Tel: 565-1039

Café Montéz
Location: Calle Sánchez #261, casi esq. Las Mercedes. Colonial Zone. 
Tel: 685-2841
Comments: Adult, various music.

 

Karaoke:

Kantabar
Location: Unicentro Plaza, Abraham Lincoln 
Tel: 565-1484
Comments: Young adult crowd.

Oxígeno
Location: Roberto Pastoriza #210. Naco. 
Tel: 412-5773
Comments: Young adult crowd.

Pop Lounge
Location: C/Arzobispo Nouel Esq. Hostos .
Tel: 686-5176
Comments: Various types of music, no shorts or sneakers permitted.

 

Lounges:

Abacus
Location: Hostos on the corner of General Luperón 350. Colonial Zone.
Tel: 333-7271
Comments: Young adult crowd. Danceable electronic music in lounge. No shorts permitted.

Doubble´s
Location: Arzobispo Meriño #154. Colonial Zone.
Tel: 333-5918
Comments: Young adult, various music types. No T-shirts or sneakers. Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

Fusion Rose
Location: Las Damas, corner of Conde 54. 
Comments: Young adult crowd, danceable electronic music. No shorts permitted.

Proud Mary
Location: Hotel El Naranjo. 
Comments: Young adult crowd, various types of music.

Tamaño Bar
Location: Corner of Duarte and Conde. 
Comments: Younger crowd, electronic dance music.

Taboo Bamboo
Location: Roberto Pastoriza 313. 
Tel: 227-2727
Comments: A great place to go and relax on “E-Z Fridays” for sushi and drink.
Listen to funky musical rhythms, eat and drink.

Vanity Café
Location: Atarazana 27, above the Museo del Jamón in the Colonial Zone. 
Tel: 685-9569
Comments: Young adult, various music types.

The Tao Room
Location: Plaza Andalucía II, Abraham Lincoln, 2nd floor. 
Tel: 563-2003
Comments: Young adults, various music types. No shorts or sneakers permitted.

 

Discos:

Aire café bar club
Location: Calle de Las Mercedes # 313
Tel: 689 4163
Comments: Young alternative crowd. Electronic House music, danceable.

D'Clasico First Class
Location: San Vicente de Paul Avenue #4. 
Tel: 414-5138
Comments: Young adult. Dancing.

Discoteca Jet Set
Location: Independencia #2253, Honduras. 
Tel: 535-4145
Comments: Young adult, modern dance music.

Eclipse
Location: Venezuela 64, Ensanche Ozama.
Tel: 593-3336
Comments: Young adult, merengue and salsa music. Dress is semiformal.

Guacara Taina 
Location: Mirador Sur. 
Tel: 533-0671
Comments: Young adult, modern dance music No T-shirts or sneakers. Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

Jubilee
Location: George Washington, Hotel Jaragua.
Tel: 688-8026
Comments: Young adult, modern dance music No T-shirts or sneakers. Shirts must be collared and tucked in.

Landy Disco
Location: O. Carti 21. 
Tel: 553-7524 / 553-6379
Comments: Young adult crowd, music varies.

Night Party
Location: Venezuela Avenue N° 99, Ensanche Ozama. 
Tel: 593-0057
Comments: Young adult, semiformal dress.

 

Wine Bars:

Alta Copa
Location: Pedro A. Bobea #6, Bella Vista 
Tel: 532-6405 / Fax: 533-2695
Comments: Young adult crowd, music varies.

Le Cellier
Location: El Número #2, Ciudad Nueva. Malecón.
Tel: 238-5390 / 680-8540