This bar is a model of constancy and quality. The passing of time has not affected the quality of this spot, which has not yielded to the pressure of the latest trends and has defended the best jazz in the city, come what may. Well deserved are its numerous, loyal customers. You may also enjoy its warm atmosphere and its comfortable sofas, while half closing your eyes and enclosing yourself in the notes of a vocalist, a vibraphone, a bossa nova or a Dixieland sound. An international menu, which is not its main appeal, covers culinary demands, while national and imported liquors of highest quality serve as worthy company for the excellent music and a good Havana cigar.
If you like Latin music and dancing then this is the place to be. El Maní es Así has long been the hottest salsa venue in Caracas and is very popular with young, party-loving caraqueños (people from Caracas). It offers a mixture of classic salsa and live music, and its large, well-stocked bar will satisfy your thirst as you dance the night away. During the day, the club is a Peruvian restaurant called El Sitio Perla.
'Auyama,' previously known as 'Mango' is the same café that everyone knows in the Las Mercedes area in Caracas. Some of the special dishes served here have unusual names like Celine Dion and Phil Collins, but the rest of the menu is quite simple, consisting of crêpes, salads and pasta, as well as seven different types of sauces. Offering excellent location and service, Ayuama is a great place to enjoy a light meal.
A Gothic facade leads you into a Victorian-style ground floor that includes the cylindrical columns and an upper floor with a huge bar. Although there are sandwiches and Tex-Mex dishes, most people order the giant hamburgers, which are worth waiting for. In the musical temple on the second floor, you will find the usual drinks and cocktails. The important thing is the rock played here, with live music from Wednesday to Sunday. Happy Hour is from 3p-5p.
Leisurely sip your drinks or contemplate art amidst the snazzy musical pieces playing in the background. A very snug and accepting atmosphere is combined with minimalist decor. The lounge is a great spot to enjoy good conversation and cocktails. Performing art programs, movies, and live music can be seen throughout the week.
Tease your taste buds with delicious Japanese and Venezuelian dishes at El Cine, serving appetising sushi and sashimi with other local delicacies. On a Sunday you can have a delectable brunch that includes dishes like Chicken Chupe or try the smoothies and cafe beverages. You can choose from a wide range of dishes listed on their menu. The ambience is a perfect location for a date or dinner with friends.
While visiting the Museum of National Sciences, take a break from sightseeing and relax a while in Eje del Buen Vivir, a bar located right withing the museum premises in their beautiful gardens. The bar sees quite a motley group of people coming in for a drink. With tasteful music playing and cozy intimate table settings, this is a nice place to relax on an evening of sightseeing.
A five minute walk from the UCV campus, El Tropezon is a traditional local restaurant and arepera with simple decor, a lively atmosphere and a party that won't quit till the wee hours of the morning. Usually buzzing with university students stopping by for a quick bite or to catch up on some work on the complimentary wifi, the place turns into a party zone come weekend with DJ's spinning the hottest beats, cheap beer and a good selection of snacks and eats like their famous arepas. Spread out over two levels, there is plenty of space to hang out with friends, dance and enjoy a pitcher of cooling sangria. They also rent out space for special events and offer a meeting room with a capacity of up to 100. For additional information, contact the restaurant.
With foot-tapping beats drifting out the door every time it is opened the piano riffs, bongos and rich voices of artists performing live at La Malagueña beckons you to step inside the restaurant. Once there you can enjoy your dinner of delicious seafood delicacies cooked in the South American style and dance to some foot-tapping beats. With dinner and dancing at the same place, this is the perfect place to go on a date night when a good band is performing.
With a full bar to search out your ideal drink, cheap beers, an eclectic selection of music playing in the background, this is a great place to come in for a bite of South American food and a drink to relax you after a long day's work. The bar also hosts open mic spoken word poetry sessions every Tuesday evening.