’s Ultimate Nightlife Guide

Love the nightlife? We show you where to go, the best booze to try, hangover stops, and more!


( Whether you’re looking to score the best happy hour deals, feel like staying out till the sun comes out, or searching for a spot worthy of that next night out, we rounded up the hippest bars and watering holes to hit. Plus, the best libations in town, the lowdown on the city’s must-try wine bars, and more hangover stops for your weekend (or weeknight) jaunt.

The coolest bars, best happy hour deals and cocktails to order. Click for more.


Click on the gallery or on the article links on the next page to plan your next night out.


20 Bars to Match Your Mood


Choose your own nocturnal adventure, from the see-and-be-seen, to the falling-apart-at-the-seams.




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10 Best Spots to Nurse a Hangover

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Photos by Monica Barretto (Cerveseria, Route 196), Sasha Lim Uy (Draft) Kris Alcantara (Casa Nami, cocktails from Robot, The Establishment, Il Ponticello, Keg, Republiq), Pocholo Mendoza (Borough, cocktails from Attica and Reserve), Sean Tirona (M Cafe), James Elmer Bringas (Cable Car), Jin Perez (Torch, Purple Feet), Paolo Antonio Y. Buendia (Citizen), courtesy of Good Earth Roasts, Fever Luxe Lounge, from the official Facebook pages of Greystone Gallery, Conspiracy Garden Cafe, Mogwai, White Moon, Tavern Asia, Laiya, Nlos, Tides, 121 Bar & Grille, Bugsy's, Bowler, Avenue 75, Iggy's, Lime 88, Pino, 77 Café & Restaurant, Tomato Kick, Cafe Werdenberg, WInebar, Ninyo, Terry’s, Cav, Spicy Fingers and Bubba Gump;,,, Kate Alvarez (Tavern Asia, Laiya, Nlos, 121 Bar & Grille, 8065 Bagnet, Bowler, Chili-Peppers, Lime 88, Balay ni Juan, Copper Grill, CS Place, Meat Shop Bar & Grill, and Tomato Kick), (Central BBQ Boy), Marc de Vera (Saguijo), Thony G (70’s Bistro ), JV Nakpil ( Handle Bar), Erving Go (Martinis), LAX, 77 Café, Alchemy,,,,,,,,,, Tyrone Orbase (Al’s Bar), Macy Yapkianwee (Attica), (Capone’s), Guilly’s Island Friendster,  Manor, Opus, TYA, (Pinchos), Kevin Sandiego (Hangover Stops), Orlando Cajigal, Daniel Tan (Opus)

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