San Ignacio is a pretty sleepy town. Many travelers end up at Eva's Restaurant & Bar, trading tales and planning adventures with new friends. Several bars are around the downtown area, though. Most nights, but especially on weekends, the most happening spot in town can be found up the hill at The Stork Club (tel. 824-2034), which is located in the San Ignacio Resort Hotel. This place has karaoke on Thursday nights, and live bands often on the weekends. Another raucous place for late-night revelry and dancing is the Rhumba Room (no phone), which is on the outskirts of town, on the road heading to Benque. On the north end of town, Hode's Place Bar & Grill (tel. 804-2522) is a massive spot that is very popular with locals. They have a tiny casino, as well as a large video arcade, and a pool and foosball tables. Alternatively, you can find out if there's live music at Caesar's Place (tel. 824-2341), which is the home turf of the Mango Jam band, a local jazz outfit. Caesar's is located out on the Western Highway, about 11km (7 miles) east of San Ignacio.
If you're the gambling type, you'll want to head to the Princess Casino (tel. 824-4099), which is also located at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel. I'd definitely choose this one over the very little casino at Hode's Place (tel. 804-2522).
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