México City's nightlife is a one-of-kind, thriving scene of nightclubs that can keep you entertained until the sunrise the next morning. You'll find playlists heavy with reggaeton along with more alternative styles and outright smash pop hits.

    Whatever kind of club experience you're looking for, you won't have trouble finding something catered to your tastes in México's capital city. Take a look at the 10 best nightclubs in México City where you can grab a drink and dance the night away.


    Mama Rumba

    Dance to Cuban salsa

    Mama Rumba is a nightclub focused on Cuban Salsa and inspired by traditional Cuban dance rooms that let you get a taste of island living while in the city. The club is housed within a 2-story building with an upstairs balcony that overlooks the stage.

    Each night, this club has live music performances and plenty of room to dance. The vibe is energetic, yet relaxed, so you can let yourself have fun even if you don't know the first thing about dancing. You'll find it about 20 minutes southwest of downtown México City.

    Location: C. Querétaro 230, Roma Norte, Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Phone: +52 55 5564 6920


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    La Santa

    Visit a high-end club

    La Santa, one of the city's most popular and exclusive nightclubs, is illuminated by LED lights and diverse colors that seem to dance as much as the patrons do. The club tends to stick with upbeat dance music at the start of the night, gradually moving to Mexican pop interchanged with EDM.

    You'll need to dress up if you want to get into this club. There's a list and a surcharge to get in, and if the guy at the door doesn't like your vibe, he won't let you inside. You'll find this club just north of Bosque de Chapultepec, about 5 miles west of downtown México City.

    Location: Av. Pdte. Masaryk 336, Polanco, Polanco IV Secc, Miguel Hidalgo, 11550 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Phone: +52 55 8526 4162


    M.N. Roy

    Spend your night at an architectural marvel

    M.N. Roy is a popular nightclub that sports an unremarkable exterior and an incredible interior with frenetic architecture that speaks volumes about contemporary México. While the decor is certainly iconic, the patrons tend to be quite multicultural, as travelers visit here from around the world.

    Inside the club, you can enjoy plenty of dancing to beats provided by a live DJ, and special cocktails are available at the bar. You'll find it all on the south side of La Romita southeast of Plaza Luis Cabrera, just 2.5 miles from downtown.

    Location: Mérida 186, Roma Norte, Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Phone: +52 55 6681 0348


    AM Local

    Enjoy a colorful night

    AM Local is a popular club that's best known for its array of colors that have been implemented in seemingly every aspect of its design. Multicolored LEDs are set along the walls and ceilings of each floor and change along with the beat. Even the tables are translucent with changing colors.

    While the colors are certainly impressive, you'll also find remarkable service at this club. When you go to grab a drink at the bar, you'll find a staff used to working with night owls and who offer fast and friendly service. You'll find this club in between Parque Espana and Parque México, about 3 miles from the heart of downtown.

    Location: Av Nuevo León 67, Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc, 06100 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Open: Wednesday–Thursday and Saturday from 11 pm to 5 am (closed Sunday–Tuesday and Friday)


    Pink Rooftop

    Dance to reggaeton

    The Pink Rooftop is a popular nightclub known best for its reggaeton music and pink lighting that washes over the entire dance floor and bar. The music is controlled by a live DJ that does a bit of mixing, and you'll hear some electronic remixes now and then as well.

    This club is one of the more intimate options in the city since it's relatively small compared to others, so if you're looking to get involved with dense crowds, this is one of the best places to go. You'll find this club just a short walk east of Plaza San Jacinto.

    Location: Calle del Dr. Gálvez 8, San Ángel, Álvaro Obregón, 01000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Open: Friday–Saturday from 9 pm to 3 am (closed Sunday–Thursday)

    Phone: +52 55 2585 8593



    Enjoy a night of dancing to Top 40 pop music

    Leonor is a popular nightclub that primarily plays Top 40 music and features a large dance floor and friendly bar staff happy to offer drinks well into the night. While Top 40 tends to be the trend here, the exact era of music can vary based on the DJ. Some prefer tunes from the '80s, while others are more contemporary.

    When you visit this nightclub, it's important to consider the time you visit. While everything is easily accessible near opening time, the crowd can be pretty dense by 3 am. You'll find this club just southwest of downtown in southern La Condesa.

    Location: Av Nuevo León 163, Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc, 06140 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Open: Wednesday–Thursday from midnight to 5 am, Friday–Saturday from 11.30 pm to 5 am (closed Sunday–Tuesday)

    Phone: +52 55 5212 1018


    Salon Pata Negra

    Visit a legendary nightlife hub

    Salon Pata Negra is a popular bar and nightclub where you'll find special event nights and themes offering different experiences depending on when you visit. Quite a few different genres are played here, including hip-hop, electronic, Latin, rock, and indie music.

    If you're looking for the classic nightclub experience, Friday nights are the time to visit because that's when the DJ is in-house. You can see it all for yourself near the center of La Condesa, which is west of downtown.

    Location: Av. Tamaulipas 30-1er Piso, Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc, 06100 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Open: Tuesday–Sunday from 2 pm to 10 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +52 55 5211 5563



    Experience a night of sophistication and elegance

    Sens is an upscale nightclub designed to offer sophistication, charm, and elegance with sleek decor, cool ambience, and unrivaled service with quality music. Every inch of this club is carefully curated with quality in mind, from the staff to the brands available behind the bar.

    If you're looking to take a luxurious experience to the next level, this club also has VIP areas that are personally served by the top staff at the club. Everyone can enjoy one of the best DJs in México City, however, as they perform each night. You'll find this club in Bosques de Las Lomas, a few miles west of downtown.

    Location: P.º de los Tamarindos 90, Bosques de las Lomas, Cuajimalpa de Morelos, 05120 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Open: Thursday–Saturday from 11.30 pm to 3 am (closed Sunday–Wednesday)

    Phone: +52 55 5246 3580


    Balvin Club

    Enjoy an urban-oriented club night

    Balvin Club strives to be the best urban club experience in the city, offering exclusive services and a variety of music genres to enjoy. Reggaeton, hip-hop, and electronic music are played here, and those opting for private packages can even customize preferences.

    The option to reserve a private experience with close friends is what makes this club truly shine, especially when you consider special occasion discounts. You can try it out for yourself in Ciudad de Los Deportes, a few miles southwest of downtown.

    Location: Av. Insurgentes Sur 1027, Noche Buena, Benito Juárez, 03720 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Phone: +52 55 6783 3452


    Hyde Dance and Night Club

    See world-famous DJs

    Hyde Dance and Night Club is home to a rotating array of both national and international DJs playing at a club lined with LED-lit decor and plush leather booths. The dance floor is quite lively, of course, but the overall atmosphere of the club is more swanky than anything else.

    You can visit this nightclub without a reservation, but booking one of the private tables along the walls grants access to specialized services and extra attention from the staff. No matter where you sit, though, touches like the ornate chandeliers will have you feeling fancy. You'll find it in Bosques de Las Lomas, a few miles southwest of downtown.

    Location: Paseo de Los Tamarindos 90, Privado 02, Bosques de las Lomas, Cuajimalpa de Morelos, 05120 Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

    Open: Friday–Saturday from 11 pm to 3.30 am (closed Sunday–Thursday)

    Phone: +52 55 5246 3570


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