Tokyo nightlife. Photo: Karen Dion

Nightlife Guides

Find a club or bar, catch some local music, check out an indie art project — this is the focus of our Nightlife Guides. With community members in Buenos Aires, Bangkok, NYC, Berlin, Tokyo, and more of the biggest cities in the world, Matador has some killer recommendations for how to spend a night out.

We’ve got roundups of the best dive bars in different towns and cities, notes from the dance floor, and tips on how to rock a tapas bar in Spain.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for below, check in with the community for personalized recommendations.

Nightlife Guides Articles

Daylife vs. nightlife in Montreal: The ultimate 24-hour guide to French Canada’s biggest city

by Claire Litton-Cohn
1

The ultimate 7-day nightlife guide to Calgary

by J. Edward
2

31 signs you grew up drinking in Boston

by Rebecca Bellan

If you’re in Dublin, here’s where to eat and drink

by Sofia J. Valls

21 signs you learned to drink in Pennsylvania

by Erin Graney
4

19 bars and restaurants Colorado locals live by

by Brian Lewis

The ultimate 7-day nightlife guide to Toronto

by Rebecca Burton
2

Daylife vs. nightlife in Vancouver: The ultimate 24-hour guide to Canada’s Left Coast capital

by Rob Chursinoff

15 bars and restaurants that Barcelona locals swear by

by Gloria Atanmo
9

Daylife vs. nightlife in Toronto: The ultimate 24-hour guide to Canada’s biggest city

by Gosia Mrugala
2

11 bars in NYC where bartenders actually go to drink

by Henry Miller

11 bars and restaurants us Burlington locals swear by

by Katie McGrain

14 of the hardest to find bars in NYC

by Talia Friedman

14 bars and restaurants that Kansas City locals swear by

by Lindsay Wang
1

23 signs you learned to drink in Annapolis

by Ellen Ruchman
3

20 Albuquerque bars and restaurants us locals live by

by Nick Pachelli

21 bars and restaurants that Boston locals swear by

by Vanessa Van Doren
1

13 bars and restaurants Atlantans swear by

by Shannon Dell
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