Top LA Dance Clubs

For those willing to stay out late, there are places to go dancing around Los Angeles every night of the week. Here are some favorites in alphabetical order.

1. Avalon
Address: 1735 N. Vine St., Hollywood
Neighborhood: Hollywood
Cover: varies

2. Bardot
Address: 1735 N. Vine St., Hollywood, above Avalon
Neighborhood: Hollywood
Buzz: Lounge with a small dance floor above Avalon, A-list clientele, view of the Avalon dance floor below

3. Circle Bar
Address: 2926 Main St., Santa Monica 90405
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Cover: no cover
Buzz: Westside hot spot popular with the 20-something crowd

4. Club 740
Address: 740 Broadway, LA 90012, entrance from the alley
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cover: $20
Buzz: a three-level weekend party club in an elegant old theatre

5. Gabah
Address: 4658 Melrose Ave., Hollywood 90029
Neighborhood: East Hollywood
Cover: $15
Buzz: Real people move to the hip-hop, R&B, and Reggae at this out of the way club

6. Ivar Hollywood
Address: 6356 Hollywood Blvd. at Ivar
Neighborhood: Hollywood
Cover: $20, Thur – Sat 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Buzz: Warehouse-like hall warmed up with lounge areas and old movies projected on the brick walls.

7. Joseph’s Cafe
Address: 1775 Ivar Ave., Hollywood 90028
Neighborhood: Hollywood
Cover: $10-$20 depending on the promoter.
Buzz: This Greek restaurant cum club is not as IT once was, which makes it easier to get in and still plenty wild. Check the website for the party of the night and to get on the Guest List.

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