Top Salsa dance club in Paris


Paris Salsa Clubs By Michel Haddad

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La Pachanga
8 Rue Vandamme 75014 Paris
Tel: 01 56 80 11 40
Metro: Edgar Quinet (Metro 6)
Dates : Everyday

In the full young district into Montparnasse, the ballroom dance floor is large and wooden and the club is put at the taste of the district full with restaurants by proposing everyday Salsa programming with beginner class and intermediate from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The place is full with all levels of regular Salsa dancers.

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Le Wagg
62 Rue Mazarine 75006 Paris
Tel : 01 55 42 22 01
Metro: Odéon (line 4)
Dates : Sundays Nights

In the full young district of "Quartier latin" into Saint Michel, the ballroom dance floor is large and wooden and the club is put at the taste of the district full with " Latinos " restaurants by proposing every Sunday Salsa programming with first beginner class and intermediate from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The DJ is the famous Roberto and the music is almost Timba and Cuban. The place is full to 100% of cuban Salsa lovers.

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Le Barrio Latino
46 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine
75012 Paris
Tel : 01 55 78 84 75
Metro: Bastille
Dates : Sundays

In the full young district of la Bastille, the ballroom dance floor is large and wooden and the club is put at the taste of the district full with " Latinos " restaurants by proposing every Sunday afternoon Salsa programming with beginner class from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Then dancing until 8:00 pm. the music is almost Puertorican and salsa new york style. The place is full to 70% of addicted salsa dancers and teachers.

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Le Balajo
9, rue de Lappe, 75011 Paris
Tel: 01 47 00 07 87
Metro: Bastille
Dates : Thursday

In the full young district of "La Roquette" into Bastille, the ballroom dance floor is large and wooden and the club is put at the taste of the district full with " Latinos " restaurants by proposing every Thursday Salsa programming with beginner class and intermediate from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The DJ is the famous Orlando De Cali and the music is almost Colombian. The place is full to 90% of beginners in Salsa.

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Les Etoiles
61 rue de Chateau d'Eau, 75010 Paris.
Tel : 01 46 70 60 56
Metro: Chateau d'Eau
Dates : Saturdays and Fridays

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
An environment rather dancing on Thursdays. Friday and Saturday is saturation. A correct orchestra is always proposed. But the club is too smoked with a small dance floor. Entrance fee : 60 FF . Starts at 11pm.


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Le Latina
16, rue du Temple, 75004 Paris
Metro: Hotel de Ville
Dates : Sundays Night

Sunday nights, and every second Monday. Starts early, from 8:30pm. Entrance: 50 Francs, including drink. In french we call it "bistrot latin" and it becomes a salsa place every Sunday. Crowds of people squeezed on the (wooden) dancefloor but the most warmful club in Paris you have a lot of south american public.

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Los Mexicanos
10, rue Papillon, 75009 Paris
tel: 01 42 47 05 21
Metro: Cadet
Dates : Tuesday and thursday

This is a Mexican restaurant turned into (once again) a SMALL salsa place. Until recently, it used to be a dancer's place ...

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La Peña
3 Passage de la Petite Boucherie
75006 Paris
http://www.lapena.fr/
Tel : 01 46 33 19 89
Metro: Saint germain des près
Dates : Everyday

In the full young district of "Saint Germain" into the heart of Paris, the ballroom dance floor is medium but the fiesta is maximum in this latino club proposing every day Salsa programming . The DJ music is almost 100% Colombian. The place is full to 90% of salsa lovers music and Salsa dancers. I recommend this club for the authentic latin atmosphere and it is open after midnight

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New Morning
7-9, rue des Petites Ecuries, 75010 Paris
Tél : 01 45 23 51 41
Metro: Château d' eau
Dates : you must call before

New morning always makes effort to welcome good bands of Salsa and Latin jazz at some dates
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Since those mythics salsa clubs do not exist anymore


The Black Bear
161, rue Montmartre, 75002, Paris
Tel: 01 40 26 92 00
Metro: Grands Boulevards (formerly Rue Montmartre)
Dates: closed

Downstairs, there's a medium/large wooden dancefloor (rather good) and a bar (reasonably cheap drinks). DJ Marco plays very diverse Salsa and Merengue, with a slight colombian touch. Nowadays, it becomes crowded with beginners ...
Admission : 10 Euros drink included. The public is usually almost beginners.

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La Coupole
102 Boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 Paris.
Tel : 01 43 20 14 20
Metro: Vavin
Dates : closed

Very elegant and expensive place: 100 Francs admission, 50 Francs minimum for a drink. There are Salsa classes from 9 to 10:30pm with well-known Paris dance instructor Susan Sparks. The famous dance hall of Montparnasse makes you dance every Tuesday Salsa " Pura y Dura" with Sabor A Son. "La coupole" is the most beautiful of the Parisian clubs and the best for Salsa on Tuesday.

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La casa 128
128, rue la Fayette - 75009 Paris
Tél : 01 48 01 05 71
Metro : Gare du nord
Dates: closed

La casa 128 re-open again under an another name : The most beautiful wooden dance floor in Paris and a scenography making you remember the architecture in Morroco.


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La Java
105 rue du Faubourg du Temple, 75010 Paris.
Tel : 01 42 02 20 52
Metro: Belleville
Dates: closed

Saturdays evenings with the orchestra Mambomania. Come with your partners on Fridays and Thursdays. Music is almost cuban.A different Salsa orchestra each week. Java has a large dance floor which overflows Fridays Saturdays. This club is my preferred. Created in 1925, this club again comes to make new skin with a mural representing Paris in the early morning. Entrance fee : 80 up to 120 FF . Starts at 11 pm.

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