Don’t Worry Güemes
This spacious and exuberant resto-bar is situated in the heart of the bohemian neighborhood of Güemes. True to form, Don’t Worry is a cheerful, friendly, and always crowded place with tropical decor, a full food menu, and of course an extensive drinks menu. Stick to the tropical theme and order one of the exemplary pisco sours.
Don’t Worry Güemes, Belgrano 695, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 208-4230
Okupas Resto Bar
Okupas is a lively resto-bar, perfect for groups. So settle in at a big table, order a cocktail or beer (or choose an Argentinian Malbec from the bar’s lengthy wine list) and take in the sounds of the frequent live musical acts.
Okupas Resto Bar, Belgrano 640, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 152-300629
This Nueva Córdoba bar, facing onto the city’s scenic canal, is a popular watering hole among discerning locals. With over 800 labels on offer, including more than 200 whiskies, there’s sure to be a cocktail for everyone. Those with a sweet tooth will love the fruit daiquiris.
X Bar, Marcelo T. de Alvear 360, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 304-3715
Petalos de Sol
Along the canal you’ll find Pétalos de Sol, an ever-popular reggae/rock dive bar with walls covered in murals. Arrive before 2am (the cheap entrance fee also grants visitors a beer before the clock strikes 2) and make your way down to this funky subterranean bar for good tunes and cheap beer with a youthful and hip crowd. At 2, the bar becomes a dance club.
With carefully-curated touches like exposed beams and brick, industrial lighting, and graphic design-conscious menus, there’s no doubt that Apartamento is, well, cool. Go for a classic cocktail, like a mojito or a gin and tonic, or try a specialty such as the house Bloody Mary.
Apartamento, Achaval Rodriguez 365, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 460-0988
Milk Compañía Argentina de Cockteles
This hip boîte, modeled after the secretive speakeasies that are all the rage in Buenos Aires, is sumptuously decorated in a glamorous vintage style. The hipster bartenders are happy to serve up anything from wine to imported beers to a range of cocktails, both classic and signature, try an ‘Isadora Duncan Pear’, which consists of vodka, pear slices, lemon juice, green tea, and Mumm sparkling extra brut champagne.
A multistory bar-club, Five Music makes the perfect location to meet friends for a lively drink before taking to the dance floor. Arrive before midnight for the best drinks deals, but be forewarned, at Five Music, the party keeps going until late!
Five Music, Rondeau 38, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 732-2222
From live artists to karaoke to DJs, Maria Maria has it all when it comes to music. For a casual and fun night of dancing to whatever live music is going on and sipping on Quilmes, Argentina’s favorite beer, look no further than this Nueva Córdoba hangout.
KamBaKu African Bar
Located in an old house in the heart of the city, this unique bar features zebra-print upholstery and other festive accents, and offers multiple rooms with seating as well as a dance floor. For a bit of fresh air, head out to the courtyard, which has a lovely view of the nearby church of the sacred heart.
KamBaKu African Bar, Ituzaingo 652, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 551-5577
Antique furniture, festive lighting, and colorful details render this Güemes bar a Surrealist dream. Snag a table outdoors in the courtyard, enjoy the music, and sip a unique and delicious cocktail. Whether you opt for the Cynar Julep (Cynar, mint leaves, black sugar, lemon juice, and grapefruit), the Peperinovska (vodka, lime wedges, and peppermint syrup), or any other concoction on the menu, it’s sure to be memorable.
Dada Mini, Achaval Rodriguez 250, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 389-7983