San Francisco Clubs
650 Indiana Street, San Francisco (415) 824-6910).
Live salsa band on Saturday night. 9PM, $12 Dance Instruction: Jake & Techi, 8 PM
Thursday: 9PM, $8 Dance Instruction: Audrianna, 8:00 PM, DJ, Live band, Evening attire, 21 or older
Great place to dance!
El Valenciano Restaurant
1153 Valencia Street, San Francisco (415) 826-9561. Live dance bands: salsa on Thursday and tropical music on Friday and Saturday. Evening attire
This restaurant serves fine Spanish and Latino food, and has a comfortable atmosphere.
Pier 50, San Francisco. (415) 495-3099. They feature a salsa band on Friday evenings starting at 9:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon (4-8 p.m. Sunday afternoon barbecue and a super-casual atmosphere. $7, Live band, DJs: Ivette Fuentes and Luis Medina (alternate weeks)
Sol Y Luna Restaurant
475 Sacramento Street, San Francisco. (415) 296-8696.
Entertainment Info: (415) 296-8191. A Spanish restaurant with fine cuisine and flamenco shows.
Call the entertainment number for bands on salsa nights: Thursday through Saturday.
Sophisticated clientele with a classy dress style.
1600 Market Street, San Francisco. (415) 861-4202.
A salsa band on Thursday and Friday evenings. Free salsa lessons on Tuesday (DJ).
They have a comfortable dance floor, but pretty small. Not a huge "salsa" place, but still,
a good place for a fun night on the town.
Cafe du Nord
2170 Market Street, San Francisco. (415) 861-5016.
On Tuesday there are free salsa dance lessons followed by a live salsa band. This place is
a -very- crowded, and cramped, place to dance. It can be fun, but don't dress to the nines here! Believe me, you want to be comfortable . . . Floor is usually sticky from spilled drinks.
Tennis shoes are fine.
Pier 23 Caf?
On Embarcadero, San Francisco (415) 362-5125.
Live salsa band on Wednesday nights no cover (9:30-1 a.m.) and sometimes Thursday. Friday: 10-1, Live Band. Serving fresh seafood until 10:00 p.m., dancing on small dance floor inside and on huge outdoor patio. Dress is casual.
7 Spring St. (btwn Kearny & Montgomery, & California & Sacramento)San Francisco, CA (415) 989-1976
Friday:10-12, $12, Saturday:10-12, $10, DJs: Oscar & Freaky G
Evening dress code enforced
647 Valencia San Francisco, CA, (415) 552-7788
Thursday: 10 PM, $5, Salsa, Latin Jazz & World Beat
Live band, DJ: Baaba-Loup
520 - Fourth St. San Francisco, CA, (415) 495-6620
Tuesday: 8 PM-2 AM, $8, Dance Insruction: Sarah & Ricardo
Live band, DJs: Alternate weekly
3140 Mission St, San Francisco, CA, (415) 648-6611
Wednesday: Dance instruction: Alex di Silva, DJ: Tony O & guests
Friday: 8:30 PM -2 AM, $10, Dance instruction: Ava & Luis
DJ: El Baron de la Salsa, Live band
Saturday: 8:30 PM -2 AM, $10, Live band
Rasselas Jazz Club
2801 California (@ Divisadero), San Francisco, CA, (415) 567-5010
Thursday: 9PM-12AM, No cover
DJ: Papi Chocolate & Corazon
525 Howard St. (at 1st St) San Francisco, CA, (415) 789-7899
Friday: 9PM-3:30AM, $12, Dance Instruction: Gary & Isabelle
DJs: Dennis Gallego & Antonio
Casual to dressy attire
2565 Mission St. San Francisco, CA, (415) 970-9777
Thursday: 10 PM-2AM, $7,
Saturday: 10PM-2AM, $10,
Live band, DJ:Antonio
525 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA, (415) 789-7899
Saturday: 10PM-2AM, DJ, Live band
1751 Fulton St. San Francisco, CA, (415) 441-1751
Thursday: 9PM, $5
DJs:Corazon, Papi Chocolate, Papa Joe
Call to see if there is a band
1830 17th St (@ Deharo), San Francisco, CA, (415) 252-9000
Sunday: 8PM-12AM, $8, $12 w/lesson
Dance Instruction: Dalton & Allison, 7PM Beg., 7:30PM Int.
101 4th St, San Francisco, CA, (415) 820-3999
Thursday: 8:30PM-2AM, Dance Instruction: Garry & Isabel
Various DJs, Live band
Club Oasis changes to VSF
278 11th Street @ Folsom, San Francisco, CA, (800) 581-2107
Saturdays: 9 PM, DJ
The Lava Lounge
19 Maiden Lane@ Kearny, San Francisco, CA, (415) 789-7899
Fridays: 9:30 PM-2AM, Dance Instruction: Garry & Isabel, DJ: Dennis Gallegos