Nightclubs and bars in Mexico

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    Pat O'Bryan's: Huge drinks!

    by carriecar Written May 31, 2009

    Stopped into Pat O'Bryan's for some drinks.
    Cast from the Real World arrived later that evening, we didn't stay for it.
    We were pleasntly surprised with the serving skills of our waiter.
    64 Oz Coronas are on draft here.
    They also make fun balloon toys to play with, not included in photos because they are slightly inappropriate.
    Fun times!

    Dress Code: none really

    the amazing table-service group shot at Pat's sister and bro-in law at pat's
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    El Patio de Mi Casa

    by estariamaria Written Jan 6, 2008

    En la Zona Rosa, música en vivo, aveces toca un buenísimo dj Mexicano llamado Pico...
    Es un lugar para bailar que tiene mucha onda, mucho estilo

    Entrada Baratísima

    Dress Code: Relaxing clothing, modern, you only need to be yourself, as you wish to dress like. (but no tie please....

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    El Mitote: Bar y tapas

    by estariamaria Written Jan 6, 2008

    El Mitote es un pequeño bar con mucha onda, mucho estilo. Su dueño (no recuerdo su nombre) es encantador, suele estar por allí atendiendo a sus clientes más selectos...La música es excelente, generalmente hay un dj mezclando buenísima y variada música.
    Buenos tragos y ricas entradas...

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    Carlos N Charlies..Mexico: Dancing The Night Away.....

    by Leniebill Updated Sep 23, 2007

    Majority of cruise guests party at Carlos N Charlies before heading back to the ship for the next sail. We had a blast the last time we were there! We enjoyed sharing the dance floor with guests from other cruise lines. They played all kinds of music from the ever famous YMCA, the 70's, 80's, rock, reggae & blues. We had several friends in our group so it was really exciting. Everybody joined in & had fun themselves. I had the best pina colada & my friends had tequilas & margaritas. We headed back to the ship at 11:30pm, half hour before sailing to the next port of call. We said goodbyes to our new friends hoping that we'll see each other again someday, on next cruise.......

    Dress Code: Anything comfortable that suits your taste! Wear your dancing shoes & outfit & have fun. Just remember to be back at the ship before it sails away.....

    Me & my husband at Carlos N Charlies Hard Rock shop few blocks from Carlos N Charlies Authentic boots sold at shop next few doors away I took this  photo of Bill w/ ship at background.
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    La Galeria: Tequila

    by jorgejuansanchez Written Oct 18, 2006

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    This is a Gallery to expose paintings and pictures, plus a place to perform folkloric dances and a bar to drink tequila.
    They also sell handicrafts from Chiapas and Guatemala, and a percentage of the profits is given to the poor Indian people.
    I heard that La Galeria is also a subversive centre where they criticize the Guatemala and Mexico governments (they tried to convince me not to travel to Guatemala because with the money that I would spend, the Guatemala Army would use it to buy weapons with which to repress the Indian population, but I did not listen to them and travelled to Guatemala. Anyway, I was travelling moneyless!).

    Dress Code: informal

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    Folklore dance shows: Tradition and spectacle

    by TheWanderingCamel Updated May 11, 2006

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    Whether you opt for a night at one of the many folkloric dance shows that are staged by hotels in towns all over Mexico or find yourself slipping in beside the locals at a rather less staged -for -the-tourists show in a local dance hall, or even (as we did for both these) being called in to watch some youngsters practising in a small dance studio - you're in for a feast of colour and music that will keep the camers clicking and your eyes dazzled by both the colour and vibrancy of the scene and - especially at the latter events- the smiles and obvious enjoyment of what they are doing on the faces of the dancers.

    The dance show we went to was lovely - with a whole range of dances from the stately and sedate to toe-tapping whirls of wide skirts and coquettish looks to the leaps and whoops of athletic young men in their high feathered head-dresses. The young dancers practising in one of the studios at the Oaxaca University were sweet, but the best night was the one in the dance hall we came across by accident, beckoned in by a gun-toting policeman, to stand in the midst of a crowd of locals watching a crowd of youngsters in flounced skirts and white suits literally having a ball.


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    Aware: Booze!

    by AnnaLupilla Written Nov 8, 2005

    The legal drinking age in Mexico is 18 years of age. You will surely hear a lot of jokings that one can drink as soon as they are tall enough to reach the bar. Don't be fooled by this. The law is cracking down on underage drinking. Plus, there are road blockings, where the police arew taking breathalyzer tests.

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    by lil_traveller Written Sep 25, 2005

    We really only went to Aquid Roe all the time but I have been to the other places last year. Squid Roe is seriously the most fun I have ever had at any club. The second you step in there someone starts dancing with you and it's so crazy. There are people in cages, jello shots where they pinch you in places haha, dancing on tables and no one gives a ***! It's awesome and I love it!

    Squid Roe in the change room at squid roe store Cabo Wabo Giggling Marlin

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    Women & Cantinas

    by Vikingvicki Written Mar 21, 2005

    It might seem strange to us Westerner, but there are actually bars, or rather Cantinas in Mexico where women are not welcome/ permitted. The only women in there will be prostitutes.

    These are easy to spot, they all have swinging, saloon like doors and/or a wall directly infront of the door so you can't see in.

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    zumbalay: incredible

    by jsanti25 Updated Nov 11, 2004

    cuernavaca is loaded with dance clubs. you got at least 3 or 4 by around the zocalo, not to mention about a 100 bars. by far the best salsa clubs are zumbalay and mambo nights. just tell the taxi driver and he'll get you there. oh yeah, los arcos downtown is the big get together spot. happy hour lasts for what seemed like forever. many inebriated nights. thankfully work started at 10.

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    by micas_pt Written Nov 14, 2003

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    If you are travelling to some touristy beach destiny you must be sure you will have plenty of choice when it comes to going out at night and amuse yourself. These places are full of bars and discos and even casinos, so no matter what your taste maybe i'm almost sure that you will find something that suits it. Most resorts provide night shows every evening, although i don't think they are good quality shows, …

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    Bar Milan: The best place to hang out at night!

    by bloorange Written Aug 12, 2003

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    One of the only real bar in Mexico with an tremendous feeling. Excellent crowd, good culture and open minded, no "fresa" attitude", excellent music, and good bar! Be careful, you could become addicted to this place as we all have been... The Milan gets very busy and you can't get out of that place without having met someone new, but don't say anything, it is a best kept secret spot in Mexico City...

    Dress Code: Casual, everything accepted in a fun place!

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    by kapies Written Jan 16, 2003

    When you go to mexico go to at least one cheep bar, get drunk, then get robbed. It is one of the experiances you can't get anywayre else. Especially when you get back to the states and find out you have a STD, ahhh.. the memories.

    Dress Code: Not much.

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    Casa de Cantera: Feathered hats

    by filipdebont Written Dec 22, 2002

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    One of the most beautiful events that evening in Oaxaca was the dance of the men with the feathered hats. It looked quiet difficult to dance with such a big hat on your head. This was one of the highlights of the evening.

    Dress Code: No dress code

    beautiful . .  .

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    Casa de Cantera: Local dances in Oaxaca

    by filipdebont Updated Dec 22, 2002

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    This is a great idea for an evening out. In this placa you can see allthe different local dances of the Oaxaca region. And of course also the different dresses. It was a great evening, nice music and great atmosphere.

    For more information and pictures see my Oaxaca page.

    Dress Code: no dress code

    watch those colorful dresses

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