San Diego sparkles after dark


San Diego sparkles after dark. Here’s where you’ll find those in the know.

Posh San Diego nightclubs




Parq is the newest and grandest nightclub in all of California. Parq’s standout features are:

  • 10,000 square foot main room
  • The largest HD LED wall on this side of the world (30 feet by 12.5 feet)
  • Aerial dancers
  • The industry’s best hosts
  • 19 bottle service tables

At Parq, the sound system, lighting, and design were developed by high-end teams with reputations for delivering the best in the business. This club is a must-see destination and VIP experience for locals and visitors alike.




Fluxx is a premiere San Diego nightclub. Standout features include:

  • 5,000 square foot dance floor
  • Club theme changes every few months
  • 3 themed bar areas
  • Superb dance performers
  • Outstanding bottle service
  • Very best VIP treatment

Dance-lovers take note. Fluxx schedules top-notch DJs weekly. The DJ booth overlooks the custom performance stage.

RoofTop600 at the Andaz

RoofTop600 at the Andaz


RoofTop600 is San Diego’s largest rooftop lounge and nightclub. Standout features are:

  • Luxury VIP service
  • Poolside bottle service
  • Unparalleled panoramic views of San Diego
  • Unique DJs
  • Special event packages

Mix and mingle with the best of San Diego.

San Diego ultra-lounges


San Diego ultra-lounges


The exotic and erotic rolled into one, Sidebar is an ultra-lounge that elevates lounging to a new level. Favorite features:

  • Dancers perform on and along cages
  • DJ spins from inside a cage
  • Exceptional bottle service
  • Exceptional VIP treatment

Leave the hassles of larger nightclubs behind, and head to Sidebar to relax in leather booths and on velvet couches.

Altitude Sky Lounge

Altitude Sky Lounge


On the 22nd floor of the Marriott Gaslamp hotel, Altitude is a Sky Lounge like no other. Favorite features:

  • Superb city and water views
  • Superb cocktails
  • Superb service

Bottle service is available for special events. A favorite venue for bachelorette parties, Altitude has great dance music and no defined dance floor. Late into the night everyone is dancing and making friends. Altitude is a nightclub without the attitude.




Bassmnt is an underground bar and lounge with a large area for DJ performances. We like it best for:

  • Underground vibe
  • College crowd favorite

Known for its dance music, Bassmnt features multiple areas with plenty of room for cocktails, dancing, and people watching. Head to Bassmnt for a fun night out.

San Diego bars with dance music

Whiskey Girl

Whiskey Girl


A military favorite, Whiskey Girl has a long-standing reputation for offering up great fun. What we love best:

  • Great music and drinks in a casual atmosphere
  • Fun spot to watch your favorite sports teams play

Get there a little early, and stay a little late.




The BarleyMash restaurant and bar is a very popular dance spot, featuring plenty of floor space and music. BarleyMash is known for its wide selection of beers on tap in addition to a standard full bar. Best features:

  • High-energy
  • Big dance floor
  • 30 beers on tap

Coyote Ugly



Very popular in many other cities, Coyote Ugly is now in San Diego and provides an instant, just-add-cocktail good time. Features we love:

  • Dancing girls on the bar

You won’t get bored here. Be careful or you may end up on the bar yourself.

Where did you enjoy your last drink?

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Author: Rob Marlborough

Downtown Rob is a San Diego ambassador who takes great pleasure in experiencing the very best that San Diego has to offer. In addition to being our go-to guy for insider info on the local social scene, Rob is also a technology and marketing professional. He is the creator of the tweetwall service, and the Events Director for the Social Media Club of San Diego. Follow Rob on Twitter.