Bars in Mexico City

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Tequila, mezcal, and all the popular Mexican beers you know and love are available at Mexico City’s top bars, as are Mexican wines (hard to find outs... Read More

Tequila, mezcal, and all the popular Mexican beers you know and love are available at Mexico City’s top bars, as are Mexican wines (hard to find outside of the country due to small-batch production) and lesser-known agave-based spirits, such as sotol and raicilla. But Mexican mixologists are interested in creative cocktails, and many, like Jules Basement and the secret bar Hanky Panky, are inspired by the U.S. Prohibition era. Licorería Limantour has been named one of the world's 50 best bars, and its menu features Latin American spirits and ingredients in clever and unusual drinks, such as one inspired by tacos al pastor.

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  • Bósforo Mezcaleria

    Tipplers who are fans of the smoky seductiveness of mezcal, an agave-based spirit, will enjoy the sips on offer at Bósforo. The atmosphere is dark and... Read More

  • Fifty Mils

    Hotel bars are not all the rage in Mexico City—there are far too many interesting, fantastic stand-alone bars to draw locals into hotels, which tend to... Read More

  • Jules Basement

    When it opened, Jules Basement was intended to be a speakeasy-style bar, a secret spot known only among friends and friends of friends who spread the... Read More

  • King Cole Bar at the St. Regis Mexico City

    Every St. Regis has a King Cole Bar, but that doesn't mean that the drinks—or the experience of drinking there—is uniform or predictable. Each King Cole... Read More

  • Licorería Limantour

    Licorería Limantour is the leader of Mexico CIty's bar scene. Five mixologists stir and shake an extensive menu of cocktails and draw from a vast... Read More

  • MUTEM

    Cantina culture has a long history in Mexico, and you can learn all about it in the capital's Museum of Tequila and Mezcal (or MUTEM), which is located... Read More

  • Pulquería Hermosa Hortensia

    "Unpretentious" is the best adjective to describe this 80-year-old bar just off Plaza Garibaldi in Mexico City's Centro Histórico neighborhood. Its... Read More

  • Zinco Jazz Club

    This elegant jazz club in the Centro Histórico neighborhood is located inside a former bank vault, and it's a small-ish, intimate venue where... Read More

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