Think of the name Copacabana and many people begin to hum the famous song by Barry Manilow. What it really is is the epitome of the glamorous New York City Latin club with its salsa dancers and legendary entertainment. The Copacabana Supper Club — Photo courtesy of Dale Mack
Now imagine this New York landmark right here Fort Lauderdale.
On the city's glitzy Las Olas Boulevard in the former Laffing Matterz space on Andrews Avenue and adjacent to the Riverfront and Himarshee districts, now sits the Copacabana Supper Club. Fort Lauderdale has been honored to be only the second location outside of New York City to claim this famous club. Having origionally opened its doors for the first time in 1941, the club is famous for being a hangout for VIP's and celebrities, a stage that presented such names as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Lena Horne, Desi Arnaz and Sam Cook, and also for being the setting for such films as Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Tootsie, Carlito's Way and The French Connection. The club remained open for nearly fifty years before closing, and most recently being reopened on Times Square, and now in Fort Lauderdale.
The Copacabana Supper Club is a restaurant, live theatre and nightclub that will feature live music, acts and the legendary Copa girls, and offering its patrons the glamorous entertainment they expect. On the menu, choose from an expansive Tapas offering to a delectable specialty cocktail menu, featuring 65 oz drinks meant for sharing including the ideally-named Copa Caipirinha, Miranda-Rita, Cha Cha Caipiroska, and Havana Punch. Also receive free Salsa lessons each Friday during "Salsa and Sangria Happy Hours." The Copacabana is a great location for special events, birthdays, bachelorette parties and large events that can be held in their private party room.
So plan to come out and enjoy the hottest spot north of Havana.