San Juan - Bars & Nightlife

When the sun goes down, San Juan’s vibrant nightlife comes alive. Any excuse is good enough to go out, especially when it comes to dancing. If you are into merengue, salsa, hip-hop or disco, you can expect great music and dancing in a variety of settings.

Nuyorican Café

This popular hangout in the heart of Old San Juan is the place to go for nightly shows and lots of attitude. The bar offers two shows per night, and one of them always features an Afro-Caribbean, jazz or salsa band. The crowd is usually a mix of 30-something yuppies, rowdy college students, painters, artists and salsa music lovers.

Address312 San Francisco Street
Phone+1 787 977 1276 / +1 787 366 5074

Milk Disco & Lounge

This Old San Juan disco is definitely the spot for revelers. With diverse set-ups and a variety of ambiances throughout the place, the disco has something for every music taste, including house, disco, hip-hop and electronica.

Address314 Fortaleza St., Viejo San Juan
Phone+1 787 405 2475
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La Respuesta

If you want to check out San Juan’s alternative late-night scene, this is where to go. This ever-cool, bohemian bar with an underground edge has created a following, hosting all sorts of musical, cultural and theatrical events for the in-crowd.

Address157 Calle San Sebastian
Phone+1 787 724 7720

Señor Frogs

This funky restaurant belongs to a Mexico-based chain and is a hotspot for cruise ship visitors and a younger local crowd that enjoys Mexican food and beer.

AddressPaseo Portuario, Viejo San Juan
Phone+1 787 721 0433
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Club BRAVA & Ultra Lounge

Club BRAVA is where you start the evening in an energetic fashion, dancing until your feet hurt. Once you've reached the stage where you need to catch your breath and get some refreshments, then you head upstairs to the Ultra Lounge.

Address6063 Isla Verde Ave. Carolina
Phone+1 787 791 2781