With a world-class DJ culture and cutting-edge venues, Hollywood nightlife has a variety and excitement few cities in the world can match. Here is a rundown on some of Hollywood's hottest dance clubs, located close together so you can get your groove on at several spots in one night.
Located across from the legendary Capitol Records building, Avalon features world-class DJs and live music headliners. The multi-venue complex offers a mix of EDM, hip-hop and rock. Start your evening downstairs at Honey, Avalon’s restaurant and bar. Then, following the main-floor entertainment, head upstairs to the venue’s VIP lounge, Bardot and close your evening with a decadent nod to Hollywood’s Golden Age.
1735 Vine St., Hollywood, 323.462.8900
Dance to LA’s hottest DJs at AV Nightclub. Style and substance best describe AV, where Hollywood’s tastemakers go for an unmatched evening of sights and sounds. Matt Bendik, one of the partners behind the sinfully decadent West Hollywood venue Voyeur (now closed), teamed up with Tosh Berman to bring glamour back to Hollywood nightlife with AV.
1601 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, 323.466.1400
From Russia with love — SBE launched Blok, adding a magnet for beautiful crowds and world-class DJs to Hollywood’s nightlife scene. Expect a packed dance floor surrounded by décor reminiscent of a vintage bordello with a sexy party atmosphere to match.
1650 Schrader Blvd., Hollywood, 323.785.0011
Drai’s Hollywood, the multilevel rooftop bar at the W Hollywood Hotel, features Vegas-style nightlife and entertainment in the heart of Hollywood. With breathtaking views of the city from floor-to-ceiling windows in the penthouse bar and an expansive open-air balcony, this VIP lounge offers poolside partying, and the stunning décor is a blend of Drai’s signature style and chic W design.
6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.962.1111
Lexington Social House is the ideal Hollywood spot to follow dinner with dancing. The décor is a stunning blend of old textures and contemporary art and design. The patio is an outdoor bar with an indoor vibe, featuring comfy cocktail seating and a fireplace. Inside, special guest DJs spin a popular mix for the crowded dance floor. Music varies nightly, but EDM and hip-hop are popular selections.
1718 Vine St., Hollywood, 323.461.1700
Pop a bottle at Lure in Hollywood and enjoy the ultimate nightlife experience with a 50,000-watt Line Array sound system, high-definition LED walls and light spheres choreographed to the music. With special performances by top international DJs, plush seating and four full-service bars, Lure is revolutionizing nightlife in Hollywood.
1439 Ivar Ave., Hollywood, 323.463.0004
Steal the scene at Playhouse, located along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Playhouse is an ultimate entertainment complex, where international DJ talent spins house and dance music to a packed dance floor. Stunning dancers and aerialists complete the experience designed for those who prefer their revelry spiked with risk.
6506 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.656.4800
In the '90s, The Roxbury was an iconic West Hollywood nightclub known to cater to larger-than-life stars with an ultra-exclusive door policy. The Roxbury set the bar high for extravagant LA nightlife before closing its doors. More than 10 years later, The Roxbury reopened in Hollywood, completely reinventing the Ivar Avenue space. Expect plenty of room to dance, a glamorous crowd of celebrities and socialites, and all the decadence of the original, with an updated modern edge.
1661 Ivar Ave., Hollywood, 323.469.0040
Join the crowd on one of the hottest dance floors in Hollywood at Supperclub. Supperclub is the ultimate performance-based dining and nightlife experience. Artists perform to tickle each of the five senses, merging dining, drinking and dancing with a little debauchery, while special guest DJs play a mix of top house and world dance tracks.
6675 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323.466.1900