--  last updated on 4.6.14 - CALL BEFORE GOING! SALSA CLUBS CHANGE DAILY - THEY'RE L.A.'S (AND MY) WORST NIGHTMARE!

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MONDAY CLUBS
   

Ixtapa Cantina - 119 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91105 / Starting Monday March 4, 2013. Latin Nights, Salsa and Bachata.  8:00 - 8:45PM Bachata class and 8:45 - 9:00PM Salsa Class / Cover charge on Dj Nights $10 including both classes or  $5 after 9:00PM / Cover on live bands $10. Please check main calendar for live bands' schedule /  Social dancing until 1:00AM…For more information please Jo3 Hernandez at (818) 681 8806 www.Salseros-LA.com

 
Studio - 1320 Hermosa Beach Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA / First Monday of the month / $5 cover charge / call promoter at 760.617.1718
 
Tres Vinos - 201 N. Citrus Avenue, Covina, CA / Bachata lesson at 8.45 with Jo Quinones / Super DJRobby / Free parking / $5 cover
 
PCH Club, in Long Beach - 6285 East Pacific Coast Highway  Long Beach, CA 90803 / (562) 596-2332
   
El Floridita, in Hollywood - http://www.elfloridita.com - I'm listing it first because 'Floriditas' is most famous on Monday nights, when you better show up early or you'll have to stand outside in line.  This restaurant/club is also great on 'Cuban' Fridays [my favorite], as well as Saturdays.  The place is small, not exactly cheap if you go for dinner, but the food is good, and the 'mojitos' are great.  If you skip dinner and go for entertainment only, the cover charge is $10.  Parking is tricky unless you valet... [but not impossible... heh]
   
"Tumbao" inside Zanzibar, in Santa Monica -http://www.2umbao.com - Salsa dura on Monday nights. Dance class by Christian Oviedo. $5 DJ nights / $10 band nights
   
TUESDAY CLUBS  
   
Granada, in Alhambra - http://www.thegranadala.com  17 S. First Street, Alhambra, CA / FREE dances after 9:30 pm. Full bar.
 
ALPINE VILLAGE -- 833 W. Torrance Blvd. in Torrance. Live Salsa every Tuesday starting at 8PM with dance lessons at 7PM. 2 large dance floors and ample parking. Cover charge is $5, with Salsa lesson $8. 310-323-6520
   
Ixtapa Cantina, in Pasadena / 119 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena CA / Salsa lesson at 8 pm for $10 / No cover for social dancing / http://www.latindancepro.com
   
Borderline, 99 Rolling Oaks Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361 / Lessons at 8 pm for beginners and 8.45 pm for intermediate / 805.446.4435
   

Tukut Lounge - San Manuel Casino/ No cover / Free parking / Free dance class at 8 pm / Live bands weekly / DJ Rox / 777 San Manuel Blvd, Highland CA 92346 / 800 359 2464

   
Steven's Steakhouse, in City of Commerce - http://sshpresents.com/-  Salsa every day of the week. Tuesday
   
WEDNESDAY CLUBS  
   
Bogie's Lounge - 32001 Agoura Rd, Westlake Village CA 91361 / Upscale Salsa Bachata venue, Free parking, Great food, Drink Specials / dance lessons by Jose Hernandez and Eva Baseova / 7:15 to 9pm, only $10 or $5 after 9pm / $10 cover on live band nights / social dancing until 1am / www.Salseros-LA.com / Jose Hernandez (818) 681 8806
 
La Descarga - Live Quartet "Conganas" plays every Wednesday from 10 pm to 12.45 am. No cover. Button shirt for men is required. 1159 N. Western Ave, Los Angeles
 
Pechanga Casino - in Temecula - Noches Tropicales at the Cabaret with DJ Rumbero / no cover / 8 pm to 1 am
 
Tres Vinos - 201 North Citrus Ave, Covina, CA / Salsa lessons from 8 pm to 9.30 pm with Bob Elias.  Dancing thereafter with Super DJ Robby. No cover
   
Cafe Sevilla, in Riverside - Music By Dj Farley - Lessons start at 8:30pm with Lily Marina, Jo Quinones & Gary Zambrano

For More info or Guest list Text: David (951) 315-4282 - http://www.sevillanightclub.com - Myspace.com/Salsaconme  Salsaconme@hotmail.com   

   
Cafe Sevilla, in Long Beach - Josie Neglia is the new promoter along with David Nieto and Laura Luu.    The new website is: http://sevillawednesdays.com/ Cover is $7 or $5 on the guest list by texting "SEVILLA" to 22828
   
Steven's Steakhouse, in City of Commerce -http://sshpresents.com/-  Salsa every day of the week. Wednesday
   
Monsoon Café  - 1212 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 / For information call Andy Lorenzo at 323.841.7721 /
Live music Wednesday and Saturday / 2 different levels of Salsa & Bachata classes / 2 Couples Instructors / COVER CHARGE $12 (includes 2 dance lessons) / 8:00 - 9:30pm SALSA & BACHATA classes (beginner, intermediate) No partner necessary / Band starts playing at 10:00 / Social dancing until 1:30AM / https://www.facebook.com/monsoonsalsanight / https://www.facebook.com/djandy.presents
   
THURSDAY CLUBS  
   
Byblos Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge - 1964 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 / COVER CHARGE $12 / Salsa Lessons By: Miguel Angel Maganda & Nicole Gil / (8:00pm Beginners & 8:45 Intermediate) / With Dinner: $7 cover charge. / For RSVP  text Andy Lorenzo @ 323.841.7721
 
VivaVino - 41955 Fifth St., Suite 102, Old Town Temecula - Class from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. $10 charge. Social dancing 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
 
Escencia - 16101 Ventura Blvd, Ste 160, Encino CA. - SALSA bachata, merengue, vallenato y mas / Reservaciones con Julia MC 818.429.3807 y 590.7032
 
8 ABOVE STUDIO locate in downtown LA in a cool LOFT - 560 S. Main St. 8th FL Los Angeles, CA 90014 www.8abovestudio.com - 45 Min Salsa Lesson Featuring Live Percussion starts 8:15PM - 9:30PM Followed with a Networking / Dance Social 9:00PM - 11:59PM - 818.835.2336
 
Costa Rica Restaurant - 2500 West Lincoln Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801 - Classes by Elena La Candela from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm followed by music with DJ Mamboleo playing Salsa, Cha Cha, Bachata, Merengue and Cumbia.
 
TLAQUEPAQUE RESTAURANT - Latin Jazz 8 pm to 10.30 pm - 101 W. Santa Fe St., Placentia, Ca 92870 / 714-528 0110 / Reservations Recommended / http://www.tlaquepaquerestaurant.com/Home_Page.php
 
PCH Club, in Long Beach - 6285 East Pacific Coast Highway  Long Beach, CA 90803 / (562) 596-2332
 
Center Stage Theatre - in Fontana - 8463 Sierra Avenue, Fontana CA - $3 before 9 pm / $5 after - 909.429.7469
   
- 1445 Spruce St, Riverside CA 92507 - 951.248.0599 / 8 - 9 salsa class. Dancing until 1 am with DJ Romeo / $5 cover / 21 and over /
The dance center is the last building on the left. Turn into the entrance of the brown lattice office building complex between Atlanta Ave & UPS depot
 
Granada, in Alhambra - http://www.thegranadala.com  17 S. First Street, Alhambra, CA - Bachata nights on Thursdays with Salsa on the 3rd floor. Long sleeve shirt with collar, no ripped jeans or cargo pants. Full bar.
 
Olivia's in Burbank  (used to be Silhouettes) - 245 e. olive in burbank / fully remodeled place / 2 classes = 8pm-8.45 beg. and 8.45-9.30 inter. Selected dates have live music and dance shows. http://www.mikechristina.com
   
Steven's Steakhouse, in City of Commerce - http://sshpresents.com/-  Salsa every day of the week. Thursday
   
Vasilios Night Club / SALSA & BACHATA NIGHTS  WITH DJ RONALD   SALSA & BACHATA LESSONS ALL LEVELS WELCOME  FROM 8:PM  AND SOCIAL DANCING UNTIL 1:30 AM NO COVER BEFORE 10:00 PM  FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CALL OR TEXT 562.396.6501
   
FRIDAY CLUBS  
 
168 Lounge (Salsa En El Patio) – 168 W. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena CA/ Salsa Lessons at 8:30pm ($10) or ($5) admission w/o lesson. http://www.latindancepro.com/
 
Every 2nd & 4th Fridays of the month, from 9 PM to 2 AM at Pyramido: 4907 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601. Kizomba, Zouk, Bachata, Salsa and More with DJ Rey Cua, Nohosalsa, & Kizomba Nation LA. Admission is $8 and it includes Lesson at 9 PM. Free Street Parking after 6 PM. More info at http://www.nohosalsa.com/
 
The Warehouse - 4499 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA / Dance lessons from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. / DJ Charlie / 18 and over / $8 cover / See www.warehousesalsa.com
 

DANCE SOCIAL - Mambo Madness: Every 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month. Dancetime Studio 860 East Carson Street Carson, CA 90745. Smooth dance floor. Salsa on 2. $8 Cover. Class included with instructor, Brent Jennings from 9pm – 10pm. Open Dance thereafter to DJ Jojo’s  Salsa, Mambo, Guaguanco, Cha Cha Cha, & a little Bachata. TACOS $1.25. Water $1 Gatorade $2. Free Parking in well-lit lot right outside. For More Info contact Aisha Philips at (813) 857-3748. https://www.facebook.com/groups/MamboMadness/

 
Hacienda Hotel - 525 North Sepulveda Blvd, El Segundo, CA 90245 - Schedule of dance lessons changes monthly. Call 310.849.8604 or email wcsdancedj@aol.com for details.
 
The Long Beach Dance Center: Get LAI'd Salsa Social / Every 1st Friday of the month / $8 Cover or $5 w/student ID / Complimentary Class at 8pm / $1 water & $1.25 Tacos by Las Islitas Restaurant / Free lit parking at the beach lot across from the studio / Doors open 7:45pm & close at 1am / 5107 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach CA 90803 / More info check out www.theLAinfluence.com or call 1.888.877.4305 or email Peter@theLAinfluence.com
 
La Pollera Colora - inside La Fonda - downtown Los Angeles.  Organized by Charlie De Cali. 2501 wilshire blvd, Los angeles, CA 213-380-5053
 
Salsa Club 2000 - 818.761.5176 - 6439 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91606 -
 
El Pollo Inka: 1425 W Artesia Blvd, Gardena 310.516.7378
   
Cocopalm, in Pomona - http://www.cocopalmrestaurant.com - Restaurant/Club.  This place is a fancy place with a nice view up on the hill off the 10 freeway.  It is a restaurant all week long and a club with live music on Friday nights.  It is $10 women and $15 men cover charge.  Alfredo Figueroa teaches a Salsa class from 8.30 pm to 10.00 pm. 
   
Granada, in Alhambra - http://www.thegranadala.com - 17 S. First Street, Alhambra, CA - A popular Salsa place for Friday and Saturday.  Cover charge is usually $15, and the music goes on 'til 3 am.  No flips, dips or aerials or management will kick you out!  Also, they require at least a long sleeve shirt with collar, no ripped jeans or cargo pants. Full bar.
   
Vasilios, in Downey - http://www.vasiliossalsaclub.com - Call them and ask about guest list (562.869.5733)- Music by DJ Willie
   
Tapas, in Newport Beach - Open Friday and Saturday. Alternates DJ and Live bands - 4253 Martingale Way, Newport Beach, CA 92660 $10 cover charge
   
Steven's Steakhouse, in City of Commerce - http://sshpresents.com/-  Salsa every day of the week. Friday
   
El Floridita, in Hollywood - http://www.elfloridita.com - This restaurant/club is also great on 'Cuban' Fridays [my favorite], as well as Saturdays.  The place is small, not exactly cheap if you go for dinner, but the food is good, and the 'mojitos' are great.  If you skip dinner and go for entertainment only, the cover charge is $15.  Parking is tricky unless you valet... [but not impossible... heh]
   
Club Mayan - http://www.clubmayan.com/ - 1038 S. Hill St, Los Angeles 213-746-4287  Friday with DJPedro El Sabroso - Merengue, Bachata, Reggaeton, Cumbia, and Punta - no Salsa this night
   
SATURDAY CLUBS  
   
Pinocchio's Pizza - 1449 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena / Cuban son, Cha-Cha, Latin Jazz on the third Saturday of every month / by the Tujunga Social Club with Ralphael Field, Robert Sax, Tony Suarez, Joel Shryack, Kenny Phillips, Bret Hembd and Mike Alvidrez
 
El Pollo Inka: 1425 W Artesia Blvd, Gardena 310.516.7378
 
Every 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month, from 9 PM to 3 AM at Pyramido: 4907 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601. Salsa, Kizomba, Bachata, and More with DJs Rey Cua & Edgar Avila, Nohosalsa, & Kizomba Nation LA. Admission is $10 and it includes Lesson at 9 PM. Free Street Parking after 6 PM. More info at http://www.nohosalsa.com/
 
El Criollo Cuban Bar and Grill - $10 class at 7.30 pm included - 916 W.Burbank Blvd,Burbank Ca 91506 / Music Starts at 9Pm with DJ Ricubana / Playing Timba, Cubaton/ RESERVATIONS 818-260-0211 / www.burbank.cubanfoodla.com
 
The Long Beach Dance Center: Latin Motion Social / Every 3rd Saturday of the month / $8 Cover or $5 w/student ID / Complimentary Class at 8pm / $1 water & $1.25 Tacos by Las Islitas Restaurant / Free lit parking at the beach lot across from the studio / Doors open 7:45pm & close at 1am / 5107 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach CA 90803 / More info check out www.theLAinfluence.com or call 1.888.877.4305 or email Peter@theLAinfluence.com
 
By Your Side Dance Studio: Bachata y Mas Social / Every 4th Saturday of the month / Two Rooms (Bachata, Salsa, Merengue, Kizomba & Zouk) / $8 Cover or $5 w/student ID / Complimentary Class at 9pm / Street Parking / Doors open 8:50pm & close at 2am / 12613 Washington Blvd. Los Angeles, CA (West Culver City) 90066/ More info check out www.RawBachata.com or email RawBachata@gmail.com
 
Pips - Latin Jazz with Bob De Sena at 1356 S. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA / Shows at 7.30 pm and 10.30 pm / Pizza and pasta menu / No cover charge / Patio seating / Reservations recommended at 323.954.7477 / http://www.bobdesena.com
   
Salsa Club 2000 - 818.761.5176 - 6439 Lakershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91606 -
   
Cancun Ole, in Los Angeles - http://www.cancunole.net - 5219 E Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90022 - Very nice newly remodeled location, with DJ Moreno and DJ Henry alternating.  $10 cover charge.  Good on Saturday.
   
TiGeorge's Chicken, in Los Angeles - http://www.tigeorgeschicken.com/index.php 309 N. Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90026 - This is not a club. It is a restaurant with very good Haitian food.  The band plays for about an hour starting at 4 pm.  You are welcome to bring along your own wine!  seriously :)   Saturday

 

 
Acapulco's Cantina, in Montclair - 9405 Monte Vista Ave, Montclair CA - Small, most often crowded place, with satisfactory music.  Smoking patio, wooden floor, affordable drink prices.  Open both on Friday and Saturday.  Saturday preferred.
   
Granada, in Alhambra - http://www.thegranadala.com  17 S. First Street, Alhambra, CA - A popular Salsa place for Friday and Saturday.  Cover charge is usually $15, and the music goes on 'til 3 am.  No flips, dips or aerials or management will kick you out! Also, they require at least a long sleeve shirt with collar, no ripped jeans or cargo pants. Full bar.
   
Club Mayan - http://www.clubmayan.com/ - 1038 S. Hill St, Los Angeles 213-746-4287  Saturday
   
Monsoon Café  - 1212 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 / For information call Andy Lorenzo at 323.841.7721 /
Live music Wednesday and Saturday / 2 different levels of Salsa & Bachata classes / 2 Couples Instructors / COVER CHARGE $12 (includes 2 dance lessons) / 8:00 - 9:30pm SALSA & BACHATA classes (beginner, intermediate) No partner necessary / Band starts playing at 10:00 / Social dancing until 1:30AM / https://www.facebook.com/monsoonsalsanight / https://www.facebook.com/djandy.presents
   
Steven's Steakhouse, in City of Commerce - http://sshpresents.com/-  Salsa every day of the week. Saturday
   
El Floridita, in Hollywood - http://www.elfloridita.com - This restaurant/club is also great on 'Cuban' Fridays [my favorite], as well as Saturdays.  The place is small, not exactly cheap if you go for dinner, but the food is good, and the 'mojitos' are great.  If you skip dinner and go for entertainment only, the cover charge is $10.  Parking is tricky unless you valet... [but not impossible... heh]
   
Vasilios, in Downey - http://www.vasiliossalsaclub.com - Call them and ask about guest list (562.869.5733)- Music by DJ Willie
   
Tapas, in Newport Beach - Open Friday and Saturday. Alternates DJ and Live bands - 4253 Martingale Way, Newport Beach, CA 92660 $10 cover charge
 
Club Bahia - http://www.bahianightclub.com/ This place is a mix of everything tropical - Cumbia, merengue, Salsa, bachata, and so forth
   
SUNDAY CLUBS  
   
Riverside Women's Club - 4092 10th St., Riverside - Salsa social every 2nd Sunday of the month.
 
El Pollo Inka: 1425 W Artesia Blvd, Gardena 310.516.7378
 
Chinaland - 543 S. Ventura Rd., Oxnard, CA 93030 - At the corner of Ventura Rd and 5th St, next to CVS - free parking, no cover / 8.30 pm free Salsa lessons with Laura Canellias / 9.30 pm social dance until 1.30 a.m. with DJ Charlie
 
Viva Fresh, in Burbank - LAST SUNDAY OF MONTH ONLY - 900 W RIVERSIDE DR, BURBANK. (818) 845-2425. www.vivacantina.com / In the Riverside Rancho Room:  First-rate Latin jazz, Cha Cha and salsa from the sensational SHADES OF BROWN, 8 p.m. No Cover.
 
Noypitz - 933 North Brand Blvd, Glendale CA 91202 / dance lessons 7.15 to 9 pm $10 or $5 after 9 pm / $12 on band nights 1st and 3rd of the month / for information call Jose Hernandez at 818.681.8806 or visit http://www.salseros-la.com
 
Hacienda Hotel - 525 North Sepulveda Blvd, El Segundo, CA 90245 - Schedule of dance lessons changes monthly. Call 310.849.8604 or email wcsdancedj@aol.com for details.
 
Club Afterdark and Jazz Cafe - 1133 W. 6th St., Ontario, CA
   
Street Salsa at 3rd Promenade, in Santa Monica - Rain cancels - Get details at http://www.meetup.com/The-Santa-Monica-Salsa-Meetup-Group-Salsa-Familia/
   
Salsa Club 2000 - 818.761.5176 - 6439 Lakershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91606 -  
   
Steven's Steakhouse, in City of Commerce - http://sshpresents.com/ - For years, the place to be on Sunday night.  Two rooms, the large one, where all the wild LA dancers gather, and a second one, with DJ Luis Pachanga playing good stuff.         
   

 

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