Top 9 Dance Clubs in Pittsburgh

April 29, 2019
jason wolfe

Who doesn’t want to dance the night away on the weekends?

Dance clubs are an incredibly fun way to hang out with friends and have a great time on a Friday or Saturday night. Pittsburgh has a quite a few to choose from-- you almost won’t know where to start! That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best dance clubs in the ‘Burgh-- all of these are guaranteed to have awesome music and a fun atmosphere-- exactly what you’re looking for in a nightclub!

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1. Cavo Nightclub

A great Pittsburgh club with lots of dancing


Cavo nightclub
Image courtesy of Cavo Nightclub. This club should be on your list if you’re looking for a good spot for dancing in Pittsburgh.

Strip District
1916 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

412-918-1068

Fri-Sat 9pm-2am


If you’re looking for a great place-- where you and your friends can dance the night away-- check out Cavo Nightclub next weekend. Located in the Strip District, this place is serious about creating a nightclub experience you won’t soon forget.

With DJs pounding out popular hits, excellent bottle service, and fantastic bartenders-- you’ll want to keep coming back each week!

‘Had a super fun girls night planned and it worked out perfectly. We had a table for the night and the entire staff was super helpful making sure we had exactly what we needed and that we were happy!” -Yelp Review

2. The Linden Grove

Dance the night away at this popular night club


Linden grove
Image courtesy of the Linden Grove. A great place to have a fun night of dancing with friends.

Castle Shannon
1100 Grove Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15234

412-882-8687

Tues 5pm-10pm
Thurs 5pm-11:30pm
Fri-Sat 5pm-2am


The Linden Grove has been a popular Pittsburgh dance club for years. Located in the south suburb of Castle Shannon, the property that holds the building has been a site of a dance hall for over 140 years.

Pittsburghers like to frequent this place each weekend-- there’s always a fun DJ and you’re sure to have a good time. This place offers some delicious food as well-- so be sure to check that out before the dancing starts!

“The Grove has the nicest people they became family go there every single weekend great food Great music great for a night of dancing always dancing the night away…” -Yelp Review

3. Belvederes Ultra Dive

A fantastic spot to dance to your favorite songs

Belvederes ultra dive

Image courtesy of Belvederes Ultra Dive. Dance away the night to your favorite hits from the 80s and 90s theme nights!


Lawrenceville
4016 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

412-687-2555

Mon-Sun 11am-2am


Belvederes Ultra Dive has some popular theme nights-- playing music from the 80s and 90s-- as well as songs from your favorite artists. The crowd here is a nice mix of older and younger people-- you’re sure run into all kinds of people looking to have a good time at this fun spot.

The dance floor here is just the right size too-- it never feels like it’s too crowded. Be sure to check out this spot located in Lawrenceville.

“Belvedere's is our go-to place for dancing! There is a large dance floor that doesn't ever feel like a swimming pool of people.” -Yelp Review

4. Tequila Cowboy Bar and Grill

Playing all kinds of music, this is a popular dance club on the North Shore

tequila cowboy bar and grill

Image courtesy of Tequila Cowboy. This spot has Pittsburghers dancing to all kinds of music!


North Shore
380 N. Shore Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

412-930-0895

Mon-Fri 4pm-2am
Sat-Sun 11am-2am


You don’t have to like only country music to have a good time at Tequila Cowboy. They play all kinds of fun music that always gets the dance floor packed. But if country music is your thing, be sure to check out the line dancing and the mechanical bull!

This spot is located in the popular North Shore area of Pittsburgh-- it’s close to downtown Pittsburgh, Heinz Field, and PNC Park-- and is popular all year long.

“Tequila Cowboy is a popular stop for any night out in the North Side. Between the many different themed rooms, live performances, infamous mechanical bull, and country vibe, TC attracts quite the crowd.” -Yelp Review

5. Foxtail Party Bar

One of Pittsburgh’s premier nightclubs


Foxtail party bar
Image courtesy of Foxtail Party Bar. Make sure to check out their live DJ schedules each weekend.

South Side
1601 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

412-651-4713


Foxtail Party Bar is one of the newest additions to the Pittsburgh dance club scene.  Located in the popular South Side area of Pittsburgh, this club has quickly made a name for itself as one of the best places to party on the weekends.

Check out the lounge first-- where you can grab a cocktail and relax to some chill music.

Then move on to the dance floor-- where the DJs are playing the latest music. Be sure to check out some of their live EDM shows and celebrity DJs as well!

“Really great atmosphere, best place in Pittsburgh for dancing and a night out. It's the kind of place you'd expect to pay a cover in most cities (no cover here).” -Google Review

6. Tilden

A dance club that caters to the late night crowd


Tilden club
Image courtesy of Tilden . This spot is open late, so be sure to stop by to keep the party going.

Strip District
941 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

412-281-2040

Mon-Sun 2pm-3:30am


If you’re looking to keep partying after most of the other clubs have closed, make sure you stop by Tilden in the Strip District. This place is a members only spot-- but the yearly dues are only $40-- and well worth it for a year of fun.

Their sound systems are top of the line-- and a perfect for pumping out everyone’s favorite tunes as they dance away the night.

“It was perfect. The dance floor was packed and people were in a great mood. The energy was through the roof.” -Yelp Review

7. Buckhead Saloon

This dance club in Station Square is always packed!


buckhead saloon in station square
Image courtesy of Buckhead Saloon. Stop in for some food, and be sure to stay for the dancing later on!

Station Square
225 W. Station Square Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

412-232-3101

Tues-Thurs 11:30am-11pm
Fri-Sat 11am-2am


Buckhead Saloon is a Pittsburgh favorite for grabbing a bite to eat followed by a seriously good time dancing. Located in Station Square, this place is also a favorite stop for happy hour after a long week of work.

If you’re celebrating a birthday-- or if you just want to feel a little extra special-- make sure to reserve one of their lounge areas for some VIP bottle service.

“Staff is friendly and attentive. Fun place to go out and dance on weekends without the overcrowding.” -Yelp Review

8. Scenario

The dance floor is always packed at this nightclub


scenario dance club
Image courtesy of Scenario. Whether you’re looking to relax in the lounge or dance on the floor-- this place offers both!

South Side
1005 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

412-586-4118

Thurs 10pm-2am
Fri-Sat 9pm-2am


Scenario Nightclub is Pittsburgh’s only two level dance club located in the South Side. That means there’s one room to hang out and listen to flowing lounge music-- and another to get on the dance floor and listen to your favorite songs played by live DJs.

You can hang out in either room-- and can be sure you’re going to get some amazing cocktails made by their professional bartenders. They even have a private bar that is available for rent-- and is a great spot for large groups.

“My sis and I were there Saturday night and we had a good time they have Latin music downstairs and English music in the upstairs. We had so much fun and enjoyed ourselves.” -Yelp Review

9. Skybar

A rooftop dance club with a pool!


skybar
Image courtesy of Skybar. This fun pool bar is located on the second story and offers a fantastic view of Pittsburgh.

South Side
1603 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

412-651-4713


Stop by the Skybar in Pittsburgh’s South Side and dip your toes in the pool while you sip on delicious drinks. The pool is open during the warmer months, but the awesome view of the South Side below is always there.

You’re sure to have a good time dancing the night away on the rooftop!

“It's a rooftop bar right in the heart of Carson St. This bar has a pool right in the middle of the roof and gets busy on the weekends.” -Yelp Review

Pittsburgh has a pretty nice number of dance clubs for its size-- they appear in almost all of its many neighborhoods. If you’re looking to go out dancing and have a good time-- be sure to check out any of the fantastic options on this list! Did we mention your favorite dance club? Let us know in the comments!






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