The Top 10 Bars in Guanajuato, Mexico

The view over Guanajuato, Mexico © Russ Bowling / flickr
The view over Guanajuato, Mexico © Russ Bowling / flickr
Photo of Jack Guy
19 January 2018

Guanajuato is home to thousands of university students, and as a result there are plenty of watering holes. Here are ten of the best bars to check out during your visit to the city.

El Incendio

Bar, Mexican
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Right in the centre of town is this atmospheric bar, a favorite with students and drinkers of all stripes thanks to its cheap prices and dive bar feel. You’ll have to fight your way to the bar on Friday and Saturday nights, but if you want to see how the locals do things it’s a small price to pay.


Bar, Mexican, $$$
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This old house is now home to a popular student bar where the drinks are cheap and things can get very lively. The décor is incredibly simple, but the lighting is so low that you’ll barely notice. Make sure you explore each of the various rooms as this labyrinthine place has a surprise around every corner.

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