Salsa Clubs


Cosmos is the best kind of nightlife double agent: a scrumptious cafe by day and a lively club by night. Every Thursday, you can stop by for dinner and then stay for a free salsa lesson followed by an all-out dance party. As DJs spin irresistible Latin beats, patrons of all skill levels strut their stuff on the dance floor, only freezing their footwork long enough to refuel with tantalizing tapas and Cosmos's famous martinis.

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If you're looking for a hot spot to wear out your stilettos, look no further than Club Skandalos, one of Charlotte's most authentic salsa clubs. Every weekend, the energy is sizzling as DJs and live performers pump the club with sensuous salsa, merengue, bachata and reggaeton. The drink specials are always spectacular, and the dance floor is spacious enough for serious spins and shimmies, so wear your salsa best and come ready to shake it!

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The fun is always fast and furious at this trendy, high-energy salsa club in Uptown. A state-of-the-art sound system, entrancing light shows and phenomenal DJs make Latorre's a favorite of professional salseros, but amateurs are also welcome, especially on Saturday nights when beginner lessons kick off the night. If you need a break from your shake, cozy VIP areas and a dramatic outdoor balcony provide plenty of room to relax with a reasonably priced drink.

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Free salsa lessons every Thursday paired with $1 margaritas, $2 sangria and $3 Corona makes San Antonio's one of the best (and cheapest) places to get your shimmy on in Charlotte. The well-loved restaurant delights diners and dancers alike with a swanky yet laid-back atmosphere, complete with a beautiful bar and comfortable outdoor patio. Come for a dinner of mouthwatering Mexican fare, and then work it all off while you tear up the dance floor.

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