Nightlife & Music

Best Latin Dance Clubs In Seattle

November 26, 2013 5:00 AM

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(photo by: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

(photo by: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Seattle has numerous clubs, bars and lounges where groups of friends can go dancing, but only a select few offer a spicy mix of Latin music that has become quite popular in the last few years. If you’re not familiar with Latin music or the dance moves, you can even get free dance lessons at a couple of Seattle’s Latin dance clubs and then show off your newly learned moves as you party into the night. Check out these Seattle dance clubs that feature some of the hottest DJs spinning the latest and best in Latin music.

Century Ballroom
915 E. Pine St., 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 324-7263
www.centuryballroom.com

The Century Ballroom has numerous Latin dancing events each month and with such a large dance floor space, it is one of the top venues to show off your best Latin dance moves in Seattle. Century Ballroom schedules events for persons 21 and over, as well as Latin dance events for all ages. Choose from the tango social nights with DJs Nathan, Deborah or Kristina, or salsa dance nights with DJs Edgar and Mario or DJs Gustavo and Cebrina. Check the Century Ballroom’s event calendar to find out when it offers live Latin music events, what nights offer all-age dancing and which are 21 and over only.

See See Lounge
115 Blanchard St.
Seattle WA 98121
(206) 979-3733
www.seesoundlounge.com

Each and every Sunday evening, Seattle’s See See Lounge features “Salsa Sunday” and the best in Latin music from the club’s resident DJ Nick. Come down to See See Lounge any Sunday around 9:30 p.m. and get free salsa dancing lessons while you listen and learn to dance to the beat of Latin mix salsa music, as well as merengue, bachata and reggaeton, in the lounge’s main room. All salsa dance nights are 21 and over only, and have a $5 cover fee to get in.

Cellars Restaurant And Lounge
2132 1st. Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-8757
www.cellarsbelltown.com

Located in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood, Cellars Restaurant and Lounge is a popular bar, hang out and dance club that features “Brazil Nights” every Thursday evening at 9:30 p.m. If you are looking for hot Latin music and also a cool place to bring your sweetheart to show off your Latin dance moves, Cellars Brazil Nights is the place to be. There is never a cover charge to get in and it offers a romantic ambiance along with a mix of the latest Latin music from DJs Luis, Babma Brazil and Dinho Costa. Cellars Restaurant and Lounge is open to ages 21 and over and an ID is required at the door.

Related: Best Places for Salsa Dancing Lessons In Seattle

Tia Lou’s
2218 1st. Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 733-8226
www.tialou.com

At Tia Lou’s night club in Seattle, every Thursday is “La Boom,” a Latin night where ladies get in free all night long. Come out and celebrate your birthday, or just get your girlfriends together for a fun night out and dance the night away to a mix of Latin music from DJs Mauro and Precision. The doors open at 10 p.m. and if you would like to reserve special tables for your night, please call Tina Lou’s in advance.

Havana Social Club
1010 E. Pike St.
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 323-2822
www.havanasocial.com

The Havana Social Club is located in downtown Seattle on E. Pike St., near Broadway. It offers a variety of themed music nights including the first Wednesday of each month, which is known as “Manos Arriba,” or “hands up” in English. This Latin-themed dance night features a mix of music from DJs Chilly, Gnotes and Darwin. Friday and Saturday nights at the Havana Social Club are known as “Viva Havana” and “Havana Social” and offer a mix of Latin and other music styles from some of the best DJs Seattle has to offer, as well as surprise guest DJs. Ladies get in free on Fridays and Saturdays before 10 p.m.

Related:  Best Places To Hear Spicy Latin Music In Seattle

Sue Gabel has been writing entertainment and travel-related articles in the greater Puget Sound/Seattle area since 1999. She writes about music, the Seattle scene and more. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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