You have arrived in Lima, Peru and would like to experience the fun, colorful nightlife you heard so much about? Maybe you would like to get to know some locals? You are at the right place. Viva Air is not only here to provide you with a pleasant flying experience but also to provide you with a list of Lima’s top bars and clubs for an unforgettable experience in one of South America’s most vibrant cities. You can expect to find all kind of bars and clubs mainly in the Miraflores and Barranco areas so all you have to do is decide what you are in the mood for. Below we provide you with a mix of options from atmospheric bars to vibrant dance spots and finally a popular bar crawl.

El Tayta

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If you’d like to socialize among locals and tourists alike El Tayta in the Miraflores area is a great choice. Sit down, have a friendly chat, listen to music and watch live performances while enjoying the house drink, Pisco Tayta. You can expect some modern and antique mix in design, with some Andean cultural pieces but a traditional bar feel.

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Address: Avenida Larco 412-437, Lima, 18

Huaringas Bar

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For a fancier experience visit one of Lima’s most popular bars. The Huaringas Bar also located in Miraflores, offers a great atmosphere in a multi-level structure and specializes in Pisco-based cocktails. Due to its popularity among locals and internationals alike, you should make sure to have a reservation. Otherwise you can expect to be waiting for a table. So, make sure to reserve or arrive early and enjoy the delicious fruity cocktails besides a chat and some live music (on the weekends).

TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

Address: Bolognesi 460, Lima, 18

Brisas del Titicaca

If you are looking for an evening of culture, folklore and fun besides some food and drinks you must visit the Brisas del Titicaca. Here you can expect the best folklore dancers in Lima, live music and some time for the visitors to join the dancefloor. After the show and live music is over, recorded music guarantees that the night does not end.

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Address: Heroes de Tarapacá 168, Cercado de Lima

El Dragón de Barranco

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If you want to experience the real nightlife of Lima, with dancing, live music and a generally lively atmosphere you have to visit El Dragón that is the most loved dance spot of many young individuals. You can expect a casual dress code, cheap drinks and various music genres from rock, dance, reggae and jazz to local DJs, depending on the night. Groups are welcome, and reservation is not necessary, so take your friends with you and enjoy your night.

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Address: Nicolas de Pierola 168, Barranco, Lima

The Pisco Crawl

Though thanks to the many bars and clubs around the city you can easily plan your own pub crawl around the Miraflores and Barranco areas, if you are looking for an organized way to experience Lima’s night life and to party with other internationals, this guided tour guarantees a great night. For your ticket you get free drinks and discounts and you can expect many pisco-based drinks to be consumed and a lot of dancing and laughing to be done during the night. For more information and reviews click here.

TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

Other venues you should visit:

• Capitan Melendez (Pisco-based drinks)
• Vale Todo (drag-queen shows)
• La Noche (live music)
• Visit a Peña (classic Peruvian venue/restaurant with live music and folk dancers)

As you can see Lima is a city of history, culture but also a lot of fun and excitement. During your stay in Peru you should get a taste of Lima’s colorful nightlife by spending your night in one or more of these venues. So, grab your partner or friends and let the night begin!