Aqua is an upscale bar, nightclub, and event venue.
This bar is full of Uptowners who don't want to spend all of their money on Gap clothes or Abercrombie or whatever. It's a great place to meet people, if you dare put your quarters up for a game of pool. The special is a $6 pitcher of beer during happy hour.
2600 Lyndale Ave. S
Club New York
This club has a very city vibe, as the name suggests. The club is known for being a hot spot for crazy bachelorette parties. Many fetish parties are also thrown here. It is a very prominent nightclub for the African American community.
Envy is a nightclub located in the posh First Avenue area downtown. It is a classy and sophisticated nightclub; it is also known for its new and innovative architecture.
Epic Nightclub hosts 18-and-up and 21-and-up club nights with cover charges ranging from $1 and up. They provide bottle service and host various events, as well.
First Avenue & 7th Street Entry
You will be glad to know that nationally-renowned First Avenue, home to Prince's Purple Rain, has a "Danceteria" at least once a week in the main room, and both local and national shows most other nights. Mix in some of Minneapolis's finest bartenders, and you've got a cool atmosphere you don't need to dress up much for-just as long as you don't overheat.
The Gay 90s is a one-stop shop for your dancing, drag queen stage show, and big-guy-dancing-on-a-tabletop needs. Don't let the last one scare you-it is a multi-sexual orientation kind of place. Just remember to bring lots of dollar bills for the drag queens.
Come here when you want the eloquence of fine dining and the ambience of a New York City nightclub. The Lounge features eclectic underground electronic music and animal-print furniture.
Valentino's is a European-style nightclub, where people of all ages come to party. The lounges are reminiscent of great speakeasies. It is one of the few clubs that has a 16-and-up club night.
This classy bar features many beer and whiskey choices from Britain and Ireland; it has a cozy fireplace near the back bar, dining tables, and pool tables upstairs, and lawn bowling on the back porch.
Brothers Bar & Grill
Students of U of M love this place for the cheap drinks, pool tables, and mile-long menu of appetizers and finger foods.
Kitty Cat Klub
The decor is like a "psychedelic antique store." The bar staff is friendly, and the drinks are strong, but pricey. You can have food delivered from the Loring Pasta Bar down the street.
The Library Bar
This is a popular bar among U of M students.
Sally's Saloon & Eatery
Sally's is often jam-packed with members of the Greek community and serves daily drink specials, as well as great food specials, such as half-off appetizers, wing specials, and all-you-can-eat buffets.
Town Hall Brewery
Great menu of microbrews; award-winning Belgian and French-style ales, golden ales, pub ales, and India pale ales.
Tracy's Saloon & Eatery
Tracy's has a nice intimate atmosphere, hosting trivia night on Wednesdays and daily drink specials.
Triple Rock Social Club
Punk out at this music venue and bar.
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Gay 90's is a gay-friendly place to hang out. Known for a very fun environment, even for heterosexual people, Gay 90's hosts events and parties frequently. Plus, for underagers, 18-and-up nights are every Thursday, Sunday, and third weekend of the month.
Myth Concert Nightclub
Myth is a dance club and concert venue that hosts many 18-and-up events.
Too Much Love
This place is an 18-and-up club with techno music and live DJs.