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DANCE LESSONS AND CLASSES IN OC

 

Orange County Salsa Clubs

Here is a list of salsa clubs in the Orange County area with names, addresses, price, night to go there, description and a lot more.

Note that some places change or close without notice so call before you attend any night. Please send us also comments and changes to

Free Intro Private Lesson
Club & Location Day Door Live Band Class Dress Code Min. Age Wood Floor Review/Comments

Salsa Party at Danscene with Esteban

1980 Mcclintock Way, ste A and B

Costa Mesa

949-813-0412

3rd Friday of Every Month

$15

No

Yes

No

18+

Yes Social studio salsa dance for students and beginner dancers and their friends only. Class from 8-9pm, then open dancing with snacks and drinks. Friendly atmosphere and upbeat class, music and people. Parking convenient.

195 Bar & Grill

195 W. Center St. Promenade

Anaheim

714-999-8699

Tues

$5

No

Yes

No

18+

Yes

Good cozy casual vibe. Usually decent to good dancers. May have cover when band plays every few weeks. Not FWY convenient, but close parking avail.

Bravo

1490 S. Anaheim Blvd.

Anaheim

714.533.2291

Wed

$5

Yes

Yes

Yes

21+

Yes

Friday's have more dancers then Wed. Good if close to you & if you're a beginner to intermediate. Cumbia & some reggeton too, but salsa music is about 50% played. Close to FWY.

Fri

$10

Yes

Yes

Yes

21+

Yes

Brio

24050 Camino Del Avion.

Dana Point

949.443.1476

Wed

None

Yes

Varies

No

None

Yes

Although small place, it's a good classy & cozy spot to dance if you're local. Good option to go somewhere different with friends. But limited dancers and not FWY convenient.

Costa Rica

2500 W. Lincoln Ave.

Anaheim

714.527.2010

Thurs

FREE

No

Yes

No

None

Yes

Small casual place with well-rounded live Latin music including boleros besides salsa. Hit or miss on dancers. Call to confirm class fee.

Fri

$10

Yes

No

No

None

Yes

Sat

$10

Yes

No

No

None

Yes

Sun

FREE

No

Yes

No

None

Yes

Club & Location Day Door Live Band Class Dress Code Min. Age Wood Floor Review/Comments

Romeo Cucina

28241 Crown Valley

Laguna Niguel

949.831.4131

Sat

None

No

No

No

None

Yes

Great free alternative for Sat. dancing. Small but classy. Good music & vibe for seasoned dancers as well as beginners.

Fire & Ice Grill

321 W. Katella Ave

Anaheim

714-808-9757

Sun

None

No

No

No

All Ages

No

Classy vibe. 4pm to 8pm only. Is outdoor patio area, not indoor. No cover but a drink or appetizer min. purchase. Not parking convenient. Generally decent dancers/crowed.

Diamonds Billiard

910 E. Birch St.# 300

Brea

714-255-1800

Wed

$5 No

Yes

No 21+ Yes Classy vibe. 4pm to 8pm only. Is outdoor patio area, not indoor. No cover but a drink or appetizer min. purchase. Not parking convenient. Generally decent dancers/crowed.

La Isla Bar & Grill

125 N. State College Bl.

Anaheim

714-772-6693

Fri

$15 No Yes Not enforced 21+ No Free parking not convenient, but has valet. Close to 91 & 57 FWY. Cover if take class or free before 10:30 no class.Small but decent vibe and dancers.

Starting Gate

5052 Katella Blvd.

Los Alamitos

562-598-8957

Thurs

free Yes Yes No 21+ Yes Good dance floor area and seating.. Nice live music vibe & crowed but not many dancers. Not FWY convenient but parking is close in front.

Tapas

4253 Martingale Way

Newport Beach

949.756.8194

Fri

$5-$10

1 a mo.

Yes

Yes

21+

Yes

Good energy and dancers Fri. & Sat. but gets hot and crowded dance floor at times. Classy atmosphere. Sun. fewer dancers and music varies. FWY close.

Sat

$10

Yes

Yes

Yes

21+

Yes

Sun

$0-$5

No

No

No

21+

Yes

Spoons Bar and Grill

Hotel Terrace Dr. Santa Ana

Santa Ana

714.556.0700

Tues

Free

No

Yes

Not Strict

21+

Yes

Good energy, dancers & space. Good music & sound. Large bar space.

Salsa dancing options at Orange County dance studios. All have good beginner group classes and non-intimidating socials.

Studio Name Day Address / Phone
Atomic Ballroom Wednesday 17961 Sky Park Circle, Suite C, Irvine - 949.250.3332
Avant Garde Ballroom Thursday 4220 Scott Place, Newport Beach - 949.442.7600
CSU Fullerton studio 1st Sun./mo 800 North State College Blvd., Room KHS 203, Fullerton (2-7pm)
Dance Palace Tuesday’s 4 Journey Aliso Viejo – 949.209.7441 (call)
Cedarbrook Dance Studio 3rd Fri./mo (I love salsa social)12812 Garden Grove Blvd. #F, Garden Grove
Sensations Studio Thursday’s 7697 Westminster Blvd., Westminster – 714.487.4171

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