Bars and Night Life

El Batey
Old San Juan is full of amazing bars many with live music, creative latin-flavored drinks, and plenty of dancing opportunities. For the beer connoisseur, there is Old Harbor Brewery, the only micro-brewery on the island, and Taberna Lúpulo, which serves up to 20 artisan brews and several beer-infused dishes.

For those wishing to step out on the dance floor you can sample the authentic salsa music at Nuyorican Café or visit one of the other night clubs in Old San Juan for a variety of dance options.

Note: If you are caught walking in the street with an open bottle or glass of alcohol, both you and the place that sold it to you will be fined heavily.

Our Top Picks:

Salsa and dancing: Nuyorican Café
Sports bar: Nono’s Café
Best place to party: Señor Frog’s
Bar with a view: Café Darsenas at Pier #1
Drink with the locals: 3 Cuernos
Best happy hour: La Sombrilla Rosa
Just looking for beer?: Taverna del Lupulo


Rivera Hermanos Cash and Carry
157 Calle San Sebastian
Liquors & Wines
Los 3 Cuernos
259 Calle San Francisco
(787) 242-8666
House of the Puerto Rican Flavored “Chichaitos”
T Tuan
259 Calle Cristo
(787) 461-7369
Wed. 4 pm – 9 pm, Thurs. 4 pm – 10pm, Fri. 4 pm – 11 pm, Sat. 4 pm – 11 pm; Sun. 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mon. – Tues. closed
Polo Norte 
261 Calle Tetuan
(787) 723-2320
Whiskey & Champagne Bar
Tues. – Wed. 4:00 pm – 12:00 am; Thurs. – Fri. 4:00 pm – 1:00 am;
Sat. 4:00 pm – 2:00 am; Sun. 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
TavernaLupuloLa Taberna Lúpulo
151 calle San Sebastian
(787) 721-3772
50 taps and 150 bottles of the finest Craft Beers and great pub food
Everyday til 2:00 am
ElBateyEl Batey
101 Calle del Cristo
A fun Bar with its own character.  Ask to write your name on the walls!
Cafetín Marrero
271 Calle Sol
ColmadoBarMorenoColmado Bar Moreno 
365 Calle Tetuán
A place where locals hang out.
Aquí Se Puede
50 Calle Justo
Open Daily noonish to very late
Morenos SpotMoreno’s Spot
361 Calle Tetuan
Daily 7 am – 4 am
La Sombria Rosa thumbLa Sombrilla Rosa
154 Calle San Sebastián
Great for drinks & music
Local 110
110 Calle San Sebastián
Wed. – Sun. 9:00 pm – 3:00 am
Closed Mon. – Tues.
El FarolitoEl Farolito
277 Calle Sol
(787) 644-0702
Locals Favorite Small Bar
Tue – Sun til 2:00 am
BrickhausThe Brickhaus 
359 Calle O’Donnell
An American-Puerto Rican Sports Bar
Watch Poker, NFL & MLB games here!
The Red Monkey
252 Calle Cruz
Senor Frogs thumbSeñor Frog’s
102 Calle Marina
Everyday till 2:00 am
Nono's thumbNono’s
100 Calle San Sebastián
Café Darsenas
Plaza Darsenas Pier #1
Sit outside in a plaza and enjoy a drink next to the San Juan Bay. Excellent on weekends
Colmado Cafetín La Esperanza
201 Calle San Sebastian

Nuyorican Café
312 Calle San Francisco
The best place to go dancing with local talents. Live Music!
Mon – Sat
Mono Stereo   $$
150 Calle San Sebastian
Wed – Fri 6 pm – 11 pm; Sat – Sun 10 am – 11 pm

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