February 02, 2019

The Best 20 Hot Spots to Go Dancing in Cleveland

When that itch to bust a move sneaks up on you, there are plenty of dance spots to check out in Cleveland. Ranging from DJ'd clubs to salsa spaces and even country line dancing halls, there's something for everyone on this list.

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Touch Supper Club
2710 Lorain Ave., 216-631-5200
From Tuesday through Saturday, Touch Supper Club serves an array of food and drinks that pair nicely with a night of dancing. And that's what Rachael Ray got to learn about when she visited the Ohio City hot spot for her Food Network show "Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels."
Photo by Emanuel Wallace

Touch Supper Club

2710 Lorain Ave., 216-631-5200
From Tuesday through Saturday, Touch Supper Club serves an array of food and drinks that pair nicely with a night of dancing. And that's what Rachael Ray got to learn about when she visited the Ohio City hot spot for her Food Network show "Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels."

Photo by Emanuel Wallace
Rumor Bar and Lounge
1266 W. 6th St., 866-950-1919
This fancy night club, complete with live entertainment, an outdoor patio and a lavish cocktail lounge, puts you in the mood to dance. With mascots, glow sticks and even go-go dancers, Rumor Bar and Lounge spins the Top 40 hits, hip-hop and EDM Thursday through Sunday. 
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Rumor Bar and Lounge

1266 W. 6th St., 866-950-1919
This fancy night club, complete with live entertainment, an outdoor patio and a lavish cocktail lounge, puts you in the mood to dance. With mascots, glow sticks and even go-go dancers, Rumor Bar and Lounge spins the Top 40 hits, hip-hop and EDM Thursday through Sunday.

Photo via rumorcleveland/Instagram
Magnolia Cleveland
1167 Front Ave., 216-990-2300
With a secret entrance located inside a donut shop, Magnolia Cleveland brings speakeasy charm back. The club hosts various musical acts and other special guests for anyone who knows the password, which changes monthly.
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Magnolia Cleveland

1167 Front Ave., 216-990-2300
With a secret entrance located inside a donut shop, Magnolia Cleveland brings speakeasy charm back. The club hosts various musical acts and other special guests for anyone who knows the password, which changes monthly.

Photo courtesy of Magnolia Cleveland
Medusa Restaurant and Lounge
1437 St. Clair Ave., 216-574-9828
Medusa offers up a great dance floor and a great menu, with bites like fried mac and cheese balls, for when you&#146;ve worked up an appetite. They also have weekly specials like Taco Tuesday and Wing Wednesday. Plus, they&#146;ve got Grecian-themed artwork to honor their name.
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Medusa Restaurant and Lounge

1437 St. Clair Ave., 216-574-9828
Medusa offers up a great dance floor and a great menu, with bites like fried mac and cheese balls, for when you’ve worked up an appetite. They also have weekly specials like Taco Tuesday and Wing Wednesday. Plus, they’ve got Grecian-themed artwork to honor their name.

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Thirsty Cowboy
2743 Medina Rd., Medina, 330-722-5400
Every Wednesday, the Thirsty Cowboy gives line dancing lessons for no cover charge. If Wednesday doesn&#146;t work for you, the venue also hosts live musicians most weekends to dance to, and even has a mechanical bull. 
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Thirsty Cowboy

2743 Medina Rd., Medina, 330-722-5400
Every Wednesday, the Thirsty Cowboy gives line dancing lessons for no cover charge. If Wednesday doesn’t work for you, the venue also hosts live musicians most weekends to dance to, and even has a mechanical bull.

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Twist Social Club
11633 Clifton Blvd., 216-221-2333
Cleveland&#146;s premiere LGBT+ bar has a killer dance floor, disco ball included. Plus, they have nightly specials including: a DJ every Saturday, burgers and karaoke every Wednesday and events like their recent black-light party. 
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Twist Social Club

11633 Clifton Blvd., 216-221-2333
Cleveland’s premiere LGBT+ bar has a killer dance floor, disco ball included. Plus, they have nightly specials including: a DJ every Saturday, burgers and karaoke every Wednesday and events like their recent black-light party.

Photo via twistsocialclub/Instagram
FWD Day + Nightclub
1176 Front Ave., 216-990-2300
FWD is a rarity, as this outdoor club is only open in the summer. It includes a pool and cabanas in addition to their dance floor and city views. They also offer a yacht club, for which boat parking is first come first serve.
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FWD Day + Nightclub

1176 Front Ave., 216-990-2300

FWD is a rarity, as this outdoor club is only open in the summer. It includes a pool and cabanas in addition to their dance floor and city views. They also offer a yacht club, for which boat parking is first come first serve.

Photo by Emanuel Wallace
Mahall&#146;s
13200 Madison Ave., Lakewood, 216-521-3280
Mahall&#146;s is known for its bowling lanes and old-fashioned charm, but they also host live music acts at The Main Room, a former billiard room. Plus, they have a great pub-style menu that includes the option to purchase fried chicken by the bucket along with free popcorn.
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Mahall’s

13200 Madison Ave., Lakewood, 216-521-3280

Mahall’s is known for its bowling lanes and old-fashioned charm, but they also host live music acts at The Main Room, a former billiard room. Plus, they have a great pub-style menu that includes the option to purchase fried chicken by the bucket along with free popcorn.

Photo by Emanuel Wallace
Chamber Danceclub at Phantasy Cleveland
11802 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, 866-257-6252
This gothic nightclub hosts a variety of live music acts and DJs, though all &#147;deliciously dark&#148; in nature. Briefly thought to be closing last summer, the club has managed to live on. Feel free to dress in your gothic best.
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Chamber Danceclub at Phantasy Cleveland

11802 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, 866-257-6252

This gothic nightclub hosts a variety of live music acts and DJs, though all “deliciously dark” in nature. Briefly thought to be closing last summer, the club has managed to live on. Feel free to dress in your gothic best.

Photo from Scene archives
B-Side Liquor Lounge
2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, 216-932-1966
This Coventry-based establishment is below the Grog Shop and has a vintage feel with pinball machines and other arcade classics. They host a variety of DJs, but keep your eyes peeled for special events like &#147;Shitshow Karoake&#148; or KonMari Market, a chance to sell items that &#147;no longer bring you joy.&#148; 
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B-Side Liquor Lounge

2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, 216-932-1966

This Coventry-based establishment is below the Grog Shop and has a vintage feel with pinball machines and other arcade classics. They host a variety of DJs, but keep your eyes peeled for special events like “Shitshow Karoake” or KonMari Market, a chance to sell items that “no longer bring you joy.”

Photo by Emanuel Wallace