Last updated August 23rd 2017
Tel Aviv’s nightlife scene is definitely one of the best in the world, there is a bar or club for every taste, from chilled outdoor bars to get a beer and some good food, to underground techno clubs with crazy hardcore parties.
There are new bars opening its doors for us every day, so the task of finding the best ones can be overwhelming, lucky for you we made a list of the Best Bars and Clubs in our beloved city, voted by over 1K members of our community, and wether they are better for early in the night, 10PM to 1 AM or late night parties.
For special parties and events, check out our Events Calendar!
1. Kuli Alma – 10PM – 1 AM
Central Tel Aviv – Mikveh Israel 10
Voted the best bar in Tel Aviv! The cool underground bar on the corner of Yehuda Halevi and Allenby has a big outdoor area to chill, a closed room with amazing music to dance and a third room that usually has live music! The also host some great exhibitions and pop up shops, a complete experience! It has some of the best vibes in the city, awesome DJs, beautiful graffiti decorating the walls and Tubi slushies! Read more
2. The Block – 1 AM and later
South Tel Aviv – Shalma Road 157
The Block is Tel Aviv’s biggest and most serious night club. Located on Salame st., detached from most of TLV’s wild night-life, The Block is easily accessible by either bus or taxi. As soon as you enter, the outside world ceases to exist, but with 3 different areas, each with their own music and vibe – why would you want to leave? First you will hit the main dance hall, there is also a smaller dance hall and a lounge. All these are connected by luminous corridors for you to get lost and re-find yourself. Read more
Written by guest writer Tara Kay
3. Sputnik – 10 PM – 1 AM
Hidden down a small alley off Allenby, near the corner of Rothschild, Sputnik opened in 2016, and has already achieved a cult-status amongst the Tel Aviv hipster crew as a space to chill, drink, catchup with friends, and listen to good music – including the occasional live act and top Tel Aviv DJ. It’s recommended to book a table in advance, as the place gets packed by 10pm and there are usually large queues outside. Read more
4. Yavne 10 PM – 1 AM
Central Tel Aviv – Yavne St. 31
Tucked away behind Allenby, this is definitely a blink and you’ll miss it kind of place – but that would be an epic, bloody shame. With glowing neon, electric lights, the design is the lovechild of a 70’s lounge bar meets 90’s Las Vegas Casino, but posh and upcycled with a nod to the Kuli Alma cool kid crowd meets Melrose hipster vibe. Read more
Written by guest writer Vanessa Perplies
5. The Space 10 PM – 1 AM
Central Tel Aviv – Malan St 43 (Shuk Hacarmel)
What can I say? This literal artist’s coop is a not-so-hidden gem in the best neighborhood in TLV, Kerem Hateimaniem. Whether you want to eat good food, listen to sick beats, or catch an epic Jazz night on Tuesday’s – they’ve got it all. Also, don’t sleep on the art gallery and coffee shop all connected to this epic compound. Read more
Written by guest writer Karen Lerman
6. TEDER.FM 10 PM – 1 AM
South Tel Aviv – Derech Jaffa 9
If Tel Aviv is a hipster capital of the world, TEDER.FM is its Mecca! Teder is a perfect hangout, it’s unpretentious and chilled, with outside tables in the middle of an old gallery, perfect to sit out with friends for hours, they broadcast good music, serve beer in jars for sharing and have an amazing pizza. They regularly host cool guest DJs (TEDER.FM broadcasts live every night), special performances, movie nights, and second-hand-markets. Read more
Check out other places with amazing pizza at our Best Pizza in Tel Aviv post
7. Mike’s Place – Pregame
Mike’s Place is a chain of ultimate American sports bars with great food, great beer, and great entertainment, they serve some of the best burgers, chicken wings, and fajitas, in Tel Aviv, topped up with a large selection of draft beers and a sexy cocktail menu. Like the best American sports bars, Mike’s Place is also great at entertainment. All the bars regularly host live music and rocking themed parties, and all the bars have an awesome setup for watching sport on TV. Read more. Check out all the Best Sports Bars in Tel Aviv!
** Get some of their delicious chicken wings for only 2 NIS! (minimum 20) with your Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card! **
8. Imperial Cocktail Bar – Pregame
Beach – Hayarkon Street 66
Featuring an atmosphere resembling a conglomeration of London, Paris and New York, it doesn’t get classier than this. With Asian-colonial inspired cuisine and music varying from swing jazz to rock n’ roll, Imperial has you covered on getting cultured. Check out their happy hour between 6-8pm where all drinks are half price. Love cocktails? Check out our guide for the Best Cocktail Bars guide! Read more
** Get 15% discount on food and drinks after 12.30am at Imperial Cocktail Bar with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card **
9. Abraham Hostel Bar – Pregame
Central Tel Aviv – Levontin 21
A super-chilled bar in the middle of Tel Aviv – part of Abraham Hostel. The bar regularly has cool events, has a huge chill-out area and large screen for films and sport events, a full-size pool table… and most importantly cheap drinks and an awesome atmosphere! Read more
** Get 5% off your bill with your Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card! Don’t have a card yet? Ask the bartender for one, it’s free! **
10. Radio EPGB – 1AM and later
Central Tel Aviv – Shadal Street 7
One of Tel Aviv’s best underground bars, this ultra-hip indie electronic club is the go to place for young artists, hipsters and other interesting people. Read more
** Get a free chaser with every drink at Radio with your Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card! **
11. Beit Maariv – 1 AM and later
Located in the space that used to be the home of one of Israel’s largest daily newspapers, Beit Maariv is the newest large club venue in our city. The club showcases both local and foreign house and techno DJs and has a large main room with a bar and seating area and a smaller room with its own music and vibe behind the DJ booth. Read more
Written by guest writer Sharon Kuper
12. Alphabet – 10 PM – 1 AM
Central Tel Aviv – Ahad Ha’Am 54
An intimate bar with a consistently good DJ line-up, friendly staff, and strong drinks. Ages 25+ (although they are not strict with girls). Read more
13. Spicehaus (Jaffa Perfume Company) – 10 PM – 1 AM
Central Tel Aviv – Dizengoff 117
This is definitely one of the coolest concept bars ever. They call it a “cocktail bar pharmacy”, the bartenders actually dress like pharmacists, and cocktails are served in 3 different sized beaker bottles. This is the largest cocktail bar in Tel Aviv, but don’t get confused when you see a sign for “The East Jaffa Perfume Company” – you’re at the right place! Read more
** Get 10% off your bill with your Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card + a free drink on your birthday! **
14. Pasaz 10 PM – 1 AM
Central Tel Aviv – Allenby 94
Literally located in an underground passage, this bar/live music venue has a very laidback feel. With red dim lighting and vintage furniture, the hipster vibe puts an emphasis on the music without the frills of a posh night club. Read more
** Get a free chaser with every drink at Pasaz with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card **
15. Dizzy Frishdon – Pregame
Central Tel Aviv – Dizengoff 121
This place is perfect for late afternoon drinks any day of the week, they have unlimited wine bracelets on Sundays. With 3 different bars to explore, it is filled with a great mix of locals and internationals every night. Try to get there early because it usually gets crowded. Read more
** Get a free chaser with every drink at Dizzy with your Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card! **
16. Hoodna – 10PM – 1AM
South Tel Aviv – Abarbanel Street 13
Located in the heart of the artsy Florentin neighborhood and surrounded by the best Graffiti in the City, Hoodna Bar is one of the favorite drinking holes for the South Tel Avivis, it offers free live music from Israeli performers, reasonably well priced drinks and food and some of the most chill vibes in all of Tel Aviv. Read more
17. Lima Lima 10 PM – 1 AM
Central Tel Aviv – Lilienblum 42
A symbol of Tel Aviv nightlife for the past 10 years, the Lima Lima Bar hosts some of Tel Aviv’s best parties. Known for its epic Monday Lima Day gay-friendly Hip Hop nights, Wednesdays it is deep house electronic music and on Thursdays it’s old school Hip Hop nights.. Located in the center of Tel Aviv, just off Rothschild Blvd, the club features an always packed dance floor area and a gorgeous outdoor lounge. Lima Lima hosts a crazy gay party on Saturdays, for more gay parties and bars, check out our Best Gay Bars and Parties post! Read more
18. Anna Loulou – 10 PM – 1 AM
Anna Loulou is a cool underground bar hidden away in Jaffa. Like most bars in Tel Aviv, they have lots of owners – what makes them different are some are Jews, some are Arab, some are straight, some are gay – everyone just wants to have fun and enjoy awesome music! When you enter you are hit in the face with the beautiful smell of smoke and people dancing on the cosy dance-floor, towards the back there is a small area to sit and chill with friends. Each night they have different DJs, ranging from Persian to Russian to Arabic. Definitely check this out to see co-existence in action! Read more
19. The Prince – Pregame
Central Tel Aviv – Nahalat Binyamin 18
Cool bar located in an old building on Nachalat-Binyamin. You enter the bar through the building and right in front of you there an excellent rooftop with indoor and outdoor seating. Nice variety of drinks and cocktails and there is food as well! Read more
20. Bicicletta – Pregame
Central Tel Aviv – Nahalat Binyamin 29
Feel right at home as you are transported into a backyard barbecue. With a young crowd, chill outdoor garden and reasonable prices, this is your go-to spot for day drinking. Read more
Check out some other bars we love in Tel Aviv!
The Minzar – Good reasonably priced beer, excellent food, and an extremely friendly atmosphere. Happy hour lasts from 8 AM to 8PM, and it is open 24/7! Good for really late night/early morning. Allenby 60.
Mila – The 1+1 happy hour from 5 to 9 PM fills up this bar in the heart of Dizengoff every night of the week. The also have very tasty happy hour food specials to go with your drinks. Dizengoff 164.
The Patio – This friendly neighborhood bar is situated on Hayarkon St, right in front of the beach. They have a lovely balcony and 1+1 happy hour every day from 7 to 9 PM on all drinks, and an Israeli music night on Sundays. Hayarkon 114.
** Get a free chaser with your first drink at The Patio with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card **
Tepale – An Authentic Israeli bar with a wide selection of food and drinks, great service, and Israeli music playing all the time. Your first drink is on the house between 5 and 7 PM! 1+1 on arak drinks from 7 to 9 PM. Shlomo Hamelech 2.
The Brasserie – An upscale French bistro with happy hour Sunday thru Thursday from 12-7 PM. 40% off cocktails. Ibn Gabirol 70. (the Brasserie is also rated as one of our top restaurants in Tel Aviv, and have an awesome burger to go with your drinks).
Tangier – An authentic Moroccan bar with 5 different fixed-price options for drinks. Come early or make a reservation! They have 1+1 happy hour on all food and drink from 5 to 8 PM. They also have “Pinky’s Ladies Night” every Sunday – girls drink unlimited all day for just 39 shekels. Yehuda Halevi 93.
10 PM – 1 AM
Rothschild 12 – A chilled bar with great a great food and drinks menu, live music most nights, and a large backyard to hang out in the Summer. Rothschild 12
Mendalimos – Tel Aviv’s premier pick-up bar – looking for some action with beautiful Israelis – this is your lucky night. Hayarkon 102
Beit Haamudim – Live jazz every night from some of Israel’s top musicians, a killer vegetarian menu, and a crowd (and staff!) that you’ll want to party with time and time again. Rambam 14.
Buxa Bar – A cool place for drinks and dancing to underground live music. They have an open yard on the top floor, a big dance floor on the lower floor, and cool art everywhere. Rothschild 31.
1 AM and Later
Penguin Club – An underground club with top international and Israeli DJs. Be prepared to dance your ass off and leave reeking of cigarette smoke. 43 Yehuda Halevi.
Breakfast + Milk Club – DJ-driven parties pumping techno and house music that will keep you dancing until the early hours of the morning. 6 Rothschild.
The Cat and The Dog – A place where you can go when other late-nite spots are closing, with an incredible sound system and appearances by many top DJS. Carlebach 23.
Clara – The biggest outdoor club in the city and always puts on an amazing party… expect a BEAUTIFUL crowd, top DJs, and expensive drinks… and if the party gets out of control, the sea breeze and ocean spray should cool you down!
Solo Club – Really big club with lots of space, cool lighting, and a great sound system. They typically play crowd-pleasing pop/dance music. Yehuda Halevi 46.