1. Exchange LA
Phone: (323) 462-8270
Buzz: A mix of live bands and DJs keep two dance floors writhing. This club is 18+ on Thursday and Friday, and stays open all night Saturday, with a separate after-hours club on Fridays. Check the website for schedule.
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4. Boulevard 3Address: 6523 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 466-2144
Buzz: indoor/outdoor venue with a mixed crowd, known for their male/female go go dancers and free tacos and chocolate covered strawberries at midnight. Always a cover, even for guest list, except for bottle service.
5. Circle BarAddress: 2926 Main St., Santa Monica 90405
Phone: (310) 450-0508
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Cover: no cover
Buzz: West side hot spot popular with the 20-something crowd
6. The Roxbury HollywoodAddress: 1661 Ivar Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 469-0040
Buzz: Trendy Hollywood club with two dance floors and guest DJs in the home of the former Ivar nightclub behind Hemingway's. Gets super crowded, but long line does not necessarily mean crowded inside. The usual bias of hot girls getting preferential treatment to lure in the guys.
7. Joseph's CafeAddress: 1775 Ivar Ave., Hollywood 90028
Phone: (323) 462-8697
Cover: $10-$20 depending on the promoter.
Buzz: This Greek restaurant cum club is not as IT as it once was, which makes it easier to get in and still plenty wild. Check the website for the party of the night and to get on the Guest List.