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 Toronto: The ultimate 24-hour guide to Canada’s biggest city

by Gosia Mrugala

23 signs you learned to drink in Annapolis

by Ellen Ruchman

The ultimate 7-day nightlife guide to Montreal

by Claire Litton-Cohn

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

by Rob Chursinoff

13 bars and restaurants Atlantans swear by

by Shannon Dell

14 of the hardest to find bars in NYC

by Talia Friedman

11 bars in NYC where bartenders actually go to drink

by Henry Miller

15 bars and restaurants that Barcelona locals swear by

by Gloria Atanmo

11 bars and restaurants us Burlington locals swear by

by Katie McGrain

14 bars and restaurants that Kansas City locals swear by

by Lindsay Wang

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

14 bars and restaurants that Chattanooga locals swear by

by Shannon Dell

8 places to experience Nashville music and culture

by Shannon Dell

28 things you get addicted to in Nashville

by Shannon Dell

6 adventures us locals go on in Bulgaria

by Anna Pelova

13 things you’ll be addicted to after living in DC

by Matt Hershberger

29 signs you learned to drink in the Virgin Islands

by Shelby Huff
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