The Best Places to Dance Reggaeton in Bogota, Colombia

Bogota at night
Bogota at night | © Jorge Díaz / Flickr

Reggaeton, originating in the late 1990s in Puerto Rico’s underground clubs, is a mix of Caribbean, African American, and Latin American sounds and rhythms. The genre is popular all over Colombia and in a wide variety of Bogota’s clubs and bars. In Colombia dancing a popular with salsa and Reggaeton music creating For a great evening of dancing and socializing with friends, try one of these eight places to dance reggaeton in Bogota.

1. Presea Rooftop

Presea Rooftop, the first reggaeton bar in Bogota, is in the heart of the city’s nightlife, Zona T. With its rustic but elegant architecture and atmosphere, Presea Rooftop attracts dancers from all over the country and crowds of all ages.
Presea Rooftop, 14–43 Calle 85, floor 5, Bogota, Colombia, +57 300 291 2053

2. La Chula

La Chula is a Mexican-themed bar serving a wide range of cocktails and bottled liquor at good prices, and it often hosts concerts and live music of all genres, including reggaeton. With three locations around Bogota, everyone can dance to fantastic music no matter where they live in the city.
La Chula, #93–57 Carrera 15, Bogota, Colombia, +57 300 659 4266
La Chula, #1950 Calle 116, Bogota, Colombia, +57 321 484 7329
La Chula, Calle 13B, Bogota, Colombia, +57 321 484 7329

3. Bar Savoy

Bar, Pub Grub, Wine, Beer, Cocktails

Bar Savoy, in Bogota’s lively Chapinero neighborhood, is a popular spot for university students living in the surrounding areas. The bar also provides good food at reasonable prices, helping make it a hot spot for all Bogotanos.

4. Galeria Café Libro

Cafe, Coffee, Tea , Street Food, Fast Food, Vegetarian

Galeria Café Libro‘s motto is art, food, and dance, lived up to with a variety of meats, cocktails, and fresh juices as well as an in-house art gallery. The 30-year-old restaurant and bar filled with music and character, where Caribbean and reggaeton influences can be heard alongside delicious Colombian food, is a mix of urban culture and Caribbean and American influences, and it’s often referred to as the “best party in Bogota.”

5. Congo

With good rhythms, a large dance hall, and Caribbean sounds, Congo is a must for reggaeton as well as other genres. The Chapinero bar is decorated like a Caribbean destination, complete with a sandy ‘beach.’
Congo, #49–37 Carrera 7, Bogota, Colombia, +57 316 869 7758

6. El Macho Cantina

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub

El Macho Cantina is a live music venue, bar, and restaurant providing a variety of drinks and foods. Its location in Zona T makes it perfect to socialize and meet new people while dancing reggaeton, salsa, merengue, and vallenato.

7. Andrés Carne de Res

7. Andrés Carne de Res
© Liz Saldana / Flickr

Andrés Carne de Res is a chain of restaurant bars, its largest location approximately a 45-minutes drive outside Bogota in Chia. The unique Andrés offers an extensive menu of traditional Colombian food and quirky cocktails and transports visitors to a wonderland of treasure troves in every corner and covering the walls and ceilings. the restaurant plays a variety of music genres but predominantly reggaeton.
Andrés Carne de Res, #11A–56 Calle 3N, Chia, Colombia, +57 1 589 3880

Andres Carne de Res a Unique Colombian Experience | © Liz Saldaña / Flickr

8. La Negra Bar

La Negra Bar, a basement-style bar located in Chapinero comes complete with a stage and regular live reggaeton music. The bar is decorated in Caribbean-influenced graffiti, bright colors covering the walls in incredible art, transporting visitors to the Caribbean coast.
La Negra Bar, #47–63 Carrera 7, Bogota, Colombia, +57 1 319 688 8391

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