Best Places to Hear Spicy Latin Music in Seattle
From salsa to tango, Latin fusion to Spanish flamenco, your can enjoy some spicy cuisine and an evening of romantic music at one of these fine Seattle venues. Olé!
7545 Lake City Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Step into this warm little restaurant and you’ll hear latin music and see live performances! The tiny tables are happily shoved aside to make room for live music. You’ll also find appetizing dishes from Latin America and the authentic mojito Cubano. Fans of Latin food head here for authentic plates of Venezuelan and Colombian cuisine. All plates are accompanied by thick cakes of smashed plantains, fried crisp and topped with spicy avocado dip. Plates of parrilla (grilled steak or chicken) present charred exteriors and tender insides that are served with plenty of flavorful rice and black beans.
Seattle Club Sur
2901 1st Ave South
Seattle, WA 98134
Enjoy Sur’s large dance floor and performance area while you party in Seattle’s vibrant nightlife scene. Sur offers a unique dining experience with a full in-venue restaurant offering Argentine and South American cuisine. With a variety of late night shows, live bands and entertainment, Club SUR also offers late dining a la Carte and VIP experiences. The opulent dining room, handcrafted Argentinean bar and elegant dinners served while you are entertained by live stage performances, makes your evening at Seattle Club Sur extra special.
La Flora Tapas Bar & Restaurant
4500 9th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
The menu carries a variety of authentic Spanish dishes, representative of Spain’s rich and diverse culture, climate and geography. Enjoy paella, tapas, seafood and ine dishes prepared with lamb, beef and chicken. A popular destination for local Spanish artists, come hear live guitar performances from 7:00pm – 9:00pm Sunday through Thursday. Live Flamenco is on stage Fridays from 8:00pm – 10:00pm, and live band music is on Saturday nights from 8:00pm – 10:00pm.
Century Ballroom & Tin Table
915 E Pine
Seattle, WA 98122
Nearly every Saturday night, you’re invited to dine and dance at Seattle’s largest ballroom! The salsa music pulses through the room, and as part of the evening, you are given 30 minutes of instruction prior to the dance. Dancing not your thing? Just pull up a chair and watch the dancers sizzle across the floor. Plus, enjoy time before or after the dance for a meal or cocktail at The Tin Table, located steps outside of the ballroom doors.
The White Rabbit
513 N 36th St, Suite E
Seattle, WA 98103
Come on Mondays for live musical entertainment from Spellbinder. From the original drummer of Santana, Michael Shrieve’s new group Spellbinder has the sound of the best instrumental music of Santana and more. A mix of latin, rock and jazz, it’s a fusion that haunts and moves the soul. A happy hour on weekdays from 6:00pm – 7:00pm, plus a creative menu and Stumptown coffee, you can come on Monday for Spellbinder, or check the White Rabbit’s calendar for their great musical line up.
Buenos Aires Grill
2000 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
An authentic South American-style restaurant, Buenos Aires has some of the most delectable cuts of meat in town. On Saturday nights, authentic Argentine Tango dancers weave past your table, infusing your evening with entertainment, passion and romance. The romantic lighting and intimate setting make for a relaxing, enjoyable meal that whisks you out of Seattle, if just for the evening.