If you are interested in drinking while visiting Mexico City, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a comprehensive selection of bars scattered around the city. You can easily sling back a few tequilas at one destination and enjoy a variety of delicious cocktails at the next. There’s no better place to get acquainted with pulque, mezcal, and tequila than Mexico City and out list provides the best bars to enjoy a truly memorable experience.
1. King Cole Bar
Situated within the St. Regis hotel, the King Cole Bar is located on the top floor on the hotel with a luxurious view of Reforma Avenue. The entire place is sophisticated and modern and comes equipped with a remarkable range of cocktails to sip on while enjoying the view. The Bloody Mary is one of the most delicious drinks on the menu, while the beer and wine collection is also extremely comprehensive.
2. Hanky Panky
Situated in Colonia Juarez, the owners of this renowned cocktail bar request that customers keep the location an absolute secret at all times. After you enter the brightly painted restaurant, make your way towards the kitchen and enter the secret passageway where one of the employees will greet while and open a false wall. The space is outstanding with luxurious leather chairs situated against a modern marble bar. You will also find low-lit private rooms and booths.
Bosforo leads the pack when it comes to mezcal bars in Mexico City. The bar sources from San Luis Potosi, Puebla, Guerrero, Michoacán, Oaxaca, and several other regions and manages to produce things that no one else is even considering. You’ll find loads of affordable snacks and mezcal here, but if you are looking for delicious food, you won’t find it in this bar. Fortunately, there’s a restaurant’s situated next door where you can look forward to a wide range of delicious plates of classical Mexican food.
4. Loup Bar
From Joaquin Cardoso and Gaetan Rousset, Loup Bar is the latest wine-focused spot that places just as much focus on their food selection. Rousset is a world-class wine importer that focuses on rustic and young wines from Spain and France, while Cardoso is a sensational young talent that spent time in European restaurants where you can look forward to a variety of rich foods, such as lamb with polenta.
5. Felina Bar
Situated far away from the Condesa party zone is the secretive Felina Bar. The bar is located in a corner apartment building and has received loads of renovations over the years to make it more refined. Some staff members are more educated than others when it comes to mixing drinks, so hopefully, you visit the place when a great bartender is serving drinks where you’ll be spoiled by the perfect Manhattans.
6. La Opera
La Opera bar is the perfect destination if you’re in the mood for tequila or sangria. This is not considered a cocktail lounge, but if you are interested in other drinks, the bartender can make tequila sodas and rum and cokes.