1252 Michael St.
Ottawa, ON K1J 7T1
Phone: (613) 744-2900
Fax: (613) 746-0836
Privilege Bar is a local hot spot. The place is cozy and the décor is just right for some music, drinks and partying.
This downstairs bar is one of the hottest dance clubs in Ottawa. Watch patrons dance on the bar as you enjoy your favorite cocktail and people-watch until the wee hours of the morning. Try and arrive before 10p on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; after 10:30pm expect to stand in line for up to 30 minutes. Tuesday nights are Ladies Night while Thursday night's feature cheap drinks all around. Coat check is available during the winter.
A favorite hot spot among Ottawa's 20- and 30-something crowd, this lively but small dance club, located at the south end of trendy Elgin Street, features a mix of dance music and '80s retro. Popular nights are Friday and Saturday, when people start lining up around 10p. The room itself is pretty sparse, but the tight confines and relatively small dance floor can make for a cozy atmosphere when things start to heat up.
The Fire Station is one of the city's hottest nightclubs, especially on weekends. Dance the night away or simply enjoy a drink at the bar. Otherwise, watch Ottawa's party animals in action. The station's relaxed ambiance and rocking music are sure get you in the party mood.
Enter through the main door and be surrounded by choices at Maxwell's Bistro & Club. To the right, a richly painted and cozy bistro offers a fusion menu, with emphasis on Italian pastas and grilled foods. To the left, a small pub offers a long marble-style bar. The front windows of both are removed in the summer, creating a patio on the busy Street sidewalk. Upstairs is a large club, tightly packed on the weekends with a young, trendy dancing crowd.
Ritual is one of those better places around town where music and live gigs happen to be the order of the day. Hustling and bustling with activities all round the year, Ritual is known for its excellent taste in music and for the unpretentious air that its carries of with panache. A place for budding talent and experienced seasoned artists, as the name suggest music here has become more of a cult and a ritual. So for those who go all gaga over music, Ritual is where you should come knocking to.
Vibe is the local club of Ottawa where all the youth go out during the weekend and dance the night out. Known for its vibrant music and its state of the art sound system, the bass and treble keep you on your toes all night. Not a very popular club in general but one has nothing to lose if he/she visits it. For further details call them.
An addition to the already booming party scene in Ottawa, Mansion Nightclub is a perfect hangout for those who like to party hard and have fun. The Mansion Nightclub has become a revolution of sorts and a top spot for music lovers. Known to have the best DJ music and organizing the craziest parties, this nightclub attracts crowds who come here simply for the music. The dance floor is spacious and well lit. The clientele is predominantly working professionals. Guests are requested to follow a rule of dress code to enter. Entry is on reservation and first come basis. The Mansion Nightclub has international acts and bands too who perform here. Most noted are the Rehab Sundays which are a big hit with the crowds here.
This club has two floors for dancing. There are also VIP Rooms that one can reserve.
Located on Rideau Street, the Rumba Night Club is you one stop shop for Latin dancing and music. Packed with events throughout the year this place is where you would want to be for Latin music. The music played is typically Salsa and Merengue with a mix of Latin and Bachata. The dance-floor a the Rumba Night Club is very impressive. Alcohol and snack tit bits are also served here.
Located in the downtown area of Ottawa is the curiously named bar, The Drink. This one is designed to as to resemble the bars of Los Angeles, and has successfully pulled it off. It boasts a stylish lounge area with red lighting, VIP booths, a spacious dance floor and four bars where the bartenders serve up an innovative blend of cocktails. Theme Nights are common here especially Models & Bottles where Playboy-featured ones are flown in to host the night. Make sure you are dressed in your funkiest clothing as this upmarket bar is no neighborhood watering-hole.
Situated on York Street in Ottawa the Club Caliente is your one stop destination for salsa, merenge and everything Latin dancing . The place has wooden flooring, a seating area as well as a small stage where the band performs. During the week various events are held like the, Wednesday Salsas and Thursday Ladies Nights. Saturday Nights are special with the Saturday Night Party. One can show their moves on the dance floor to the South American music or just choose to watch dancers while you sit and sip on some fine wine or soothing ales. The crowds really have a good time here. Call or check their website for further details.