Scott's Dance Notes
Dancing in South Florida
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Cafe del Mar, 213 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. (A1A), 954-767-8233, cafedelmarbeach. com.
Mondays: Rafael Lopez. Saturday and Sunday afternoons: Victor Espinola. Weeknights: Alex Fox, Spanish classical.
Chocolada, 1923 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 954-920-6400. Rotating roster of international musicians
, with Latin/Spanish guitar music 8:30 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Congas, 2079 University Drive (Sunset Square), Sunrise, 954-749-9669. Open Wednesdays-Sundays.
Opens at 9 p.m., closes at 3 a.m., 4 a.m. weekends. Wednesdays: Teen night. Thursdays: Salsa lessons. Thursdays-Saturdays: Salsa, mambo, cumbia, bachata. Sundays: Mexican night. Highlights
Colombian, Caribbean and international sounds.
Giorgio's Grill, 606 N. Ocean Ave., Hollywood, 954-929-7030, giorgiosgrill.com. Wednesdays hosted by
Spanglish station Mega 94.9 (WZTA, FM). Salsa night Fridays with DJ. Saturday mixed music for International Night, open until 4 a.m.
Paladium, 5688 W. Sample Road (Peppertree Plaza), Margate, 954-977-0565, paladiumnightclub.com.
Open Tuesdays-Sundays, until 4 a.m. on weekends.Â Wednesdays: Top 40 band starts at 9 p.m.
Fridays: International Night, with drink specials and ladies' specials. Latin, hip-hop, house dance,
reggae, 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Neat casual dress. Saturdays: strict dress code, DJ Latin mix dance music, also with specials.
Spice Resto-Lounge, 1934 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 954-923-3888. Mondays and Tuesdays:
Brazilian band 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays: Live bands with salsa, merengue 9 p.m. Upscale, well-dressed. Fridays and Saturdays: Brazilian dance revue, plus dance shows 10:30-11:30 p.m. No cover,
open until 4 a.m.
, 10076 Griffin Road (Griffin and Palm), Cooper City, 954-880-0375. New West
Broward restaurant/dance club where DJ or bands play salsa and merengue 10 p.m.-2 a.m. (4 a.m. closing) on the last Thursday of the month.
Bahama Breeze, 11000 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, 954-450-6450; also Sawgrass Mills, 2750
Sawgrass Mills Circle, Sunrise, 954-845-9311. Both restaurants feature live music nightly from 6 or 7 to about midnight. Latin guitarist-singers play outdoors.
Chips & Salsa, 1620 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-568-6876. Cuban and Mexican
restaurant that features live Latin music after 10 on Friday and Saturday nights. Salsa, merengue and reggaeton.
Christopher's, 2857 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-561-2136. Salsa Tuesdays dancing 8 p
.m.-2 a.m. with a band and DJ between sets. Salsa, merengue, bachata. DJs also mix in Latin dance throughout the week.
Don Arturo, 1198 SW 27th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-584-7966. Restaurant features a Latin guitarist 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6-10 p.m. Sundays.
Harmony Cafe Club 7629 NW 57th St. Tamarac, FL 33351 A Christian nightclub that opened in 2004.
Monday night is singles night. Thursdays are Latin night. Fridays feature house, trance, breakbeat,
and drum 'n' bass music. Saturdays feature r&b, hip hop, and praise and worship. The non-smoking club also has a pool table, air hockey, video games, couches and a light menu available.
Legends Cafe, 2029 Harrison St., Hollywood, 954-920-1312. Latin-themed restaurant with live music Friday and Saturday nights.
Little Havana Restaurant
, 800 S. Federal Highway, Deerfield Beach, 954-427-6000. Alberto on congas
and maracas, 6-11 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Bolero, merengue, some salsa.
Mangos, 904 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-523-5001. Live band plays salsa and merengue 10 p.m.-1 or 2 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays.
Martunies, 10311 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs, 954-752-3227, martunies.com. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays
and Saturdays, live band plus DJ plays Top 40, Latin and disco.
Neptune's Lounge 1208 N. Ocean Blvd.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062-4012 954-782-5300Â Latin, swing. Entertainment hours: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays DJ/Dance, Pop
Polo Lounge, 4060 Galt Ocean Mile, Fort Lauderdale, 954-537-9122. Live acts with a music mix that includes Latin dance Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Samba Room, 350 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-468-2000. Wednesdays, Thursdays and
alternate Fridays: salsa and mambo bands or duos from 8 p.m.-midnight.
Spazio, 239 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. (A1A), 954-764-8191. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays: Jazz-Latin mix with Latin DJ. Wednesdays and Sundays: live bands.
The Club, 5731 State Road 7, 954-327-8855. DJ Thursdays with salsa, merengue.
Passion Nightclub, between Stirling and Griffin, 954-321-3443, passionnightclub.com. Large, two-level
club. A Ritmo Latino Wednesdays. Saturday DJ mix also includes Latin dance music. Sunday is Latin night with salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton and more.
P.G. Doogie's Jazz & Blues Club 1025 E. Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441-3613 954-428
-6438 Live Music, Dinner, Dancing. Big Band/Swing, Blues, Jazz, Oldies
Tequila Ranch, 5760 Seminole Way, 954-556-7430. Mexican-themed restaurant where DJ spins a mix of Latin and dance tunes Fridays and Saturdays.
Palm Beach County
The Addison2 E. Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33432-6135
561-395-9335 DJ/Dance, Dinner and Dancing, Jazz, Live Music, Lounge
Arturo's Ristorante 6750 N. Federal Highway Boca Raton, FL 33487-1622 561-997-7373 Dinner and
Dancing, Live Music
Cayenne Grill, CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave. (second floor), West Palm Beach, 561-491-2226. Salsa
Night, live band plays salsa, merengue. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Tables indoors and out, serving Latin-themed fare.
Club Ninety9, 99 SE First Ave., Boca Raton, 561-955-9655. DJ spins salsa, merengue and other styles from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursdays.
C&N Cafe, 4047 Okeechobee Blvd., (Suite 218), West Palm Beach, 561-541-9922. Latin Night with DJ, 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Thursdays.
Cugini Grille 270 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach 561-274-6244
Entertainment: weekends Music: soul, r&b, hip-hop
Delux, 16 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561-279-4792. Large South Beach-style club with bed seating
and outdoor covered patio. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursdays and most Fridays, DJs mix in Latin and house.
Gigi's Tavern, 346 Plaza Real, Mizner Park, Boca Raton, 561-368-4488, gigis.com. Latin tunes mixed in
with pop, funk and other danceable styles at this restaurant-bar with a small dance floor. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; high-energy house band Tuesdays-Saturdays.
Jimmy's Stone Crabs, 411 E. Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33483
561-378-0036 Dinner and Dancing, Live Music --Jazz, Pop
Luna Pazza, 171 E. Palmetto Park Road Boca Raton 561-391-1515Â
Latin and American contemporary dance music 7-10:30 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays
Pete's Boca Raton 7940 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33434-4114
561-487-1600 Live Music, Dinner and Dancing, Pop, R&B/Soul
Polo 155 Hammon Ave.The Colony Hotel Palm Beach, FL 33480
561-655-5430 Live Music, Lounge, Dinner and Dancing Jazz, Pop
Radisson Bridge Resort
999 E. Camino Real Boca Raton, FL 33432-6311
561-368-9500 Live music, dinner, dancing.
The Ritz Carlton Resort 100 S. Ocean Blvd.Manalapan, FL 33462-3311 561-533-6000 Dinner and
Dancing, Lounge, Piano Bar
Rumbass, 106 N. Military Trail (Southern Boulevard and Military Trail), West Palm Beach, 561-640-0678
, rumbass.com. Open 9:30 p.m.-5 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with a Latin DJ spinning all types of dance music in this 9,000-square-foot venue. Guest DJs encompass Anglo and Latin styles.
Tavern on the Greenery, 301 Yamato Road, Boca Raton, 561-995-9090. Solo keyboardist Al Cabrera
plays Latin dance music 6-10 p.m. Sundays. Live music, dinncer, dancing, top 40, pop- Fri. & Sat.
--Adapted from southflorida.com By Jeremy Lang
Note: Restaurants, Bars, and Night Clubs often change schedules. It is best to call before you go.
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