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Reviewed August 25, 2015

This dance hall is perfect for salsa exponents, those looking to tgive it a whirl without disgracing themselves and those who want to just take it in. Great atmosphere, music and fun crowd. As to why the cocktails were deadly, you will just have to...More

Date of visit: July 2015
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Reviewed April 24, 2015

Love salsa dancing. Found this place. Went to salsa class that started at 10 pm. Band came on at 11 pm. (this was a Friday). Was charged 50 MP cover for self and friend upon entry. Had a few drinks and on the way out...More

Date of visit: April 2015
1  Thank jeevan25
Reviewed July 8, 2013

I have not eaten here, but it is the place in Oaxaca for salsa, meringue and mamba dancing. If you dance well and have money to keep buying drinks before the waiters move you out of your table, I guess this is the place for...More

Date of visit: July 2013
3  Thank JuFrida
Reviewed December 30, 2012

I agree with previous reviews that this is not actually a restaurant. They are closed on Mondays and there were very few people in there on Thursday night, but it picked up on Friday night. Apparently there are lessons at 10 pm, but on the...More

Date of visit: December 2012
1  Thank Maureen C
Reviewed May 26, 2012

If you like dancing the salsa, or just watching, this is the place to go, the fun starts at 11 pm, but you can get free lessons before that. Just go !

Date of visit: February 2012
3  Thank Adele G
Reviewed April 24, 2012

I've never eaten here but it's an excellent place to go for salsa dancing. There is a 50 peso cover; the live band usually starts at 11. There are tables to eat and drink around the dance floor. There aren't usually many foreigners here--just locals...More

Date of visit: April 2012
2  Thank ccnew
Reviewed February 2, 2012

This place is attempting to regain a clientele & it has wonderful music most nights but the wait staff seem astonished if you ask for a menu & then there's the long process of getting someone to take your order and then - and then...More

Date of visit: January 2012
1  Thank carolshodge
Reviewed January 16, 2012

there doesn't seem to be a restaurant attached to this place and it is very loud.....only appeals to a certain group

Date of visit: January 2012
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