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Santa Barbara Nightlife, California

The thrilling nightlife of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is the most beautiful city in the Santa Barbara County, CA, US. Nestled on the coastline, it is the single division in the west-coast amidst the steeply rising Santa Ynez Mountains as well as the sea.

Santa Barbara includes a mix bag of bars and nightclubs and the majority are clustered on State Street. When it comes to lounge, groove and simply get sloshed take your personal pick, since there is something for almost everyone and in no specific order. Few of the night clubs and bars in Santa Barbara include:


It is a tinny lounge club along with back patio and Asian décor, which has nice seating arrangement. This bar must be visited particularly on Fridays and Saturdays, since it is quite happening during that time. Bottle service is available in this bar.

Cooney Nightclub

The Cooney nightclub is the next best place to visit for experiencing an excellent nightlife. It offers pool tables, standard Hip Hop and reggae.


Couchez is the hottest place in the whole town. It offers beds for relaxing and lounging along with bottle service, a premium restaurant offering delicious food, which features modern luscious French cuisines. The lounge further provides an outer smoking patio as well as a dance floor.

The two prime live entertainment clubs includes Soho and the Velvet Jones. Soho provides a full service hotel with great music. Whereas, the Velvet Jones caters to harder sound in addition to loungier club environment as well as a DJ. Besides, the tonic nightclub plays mainly the standard hip hop and the stuff you will hear somewhere else. Airy, light and big along a really nice back patio and the best sound system make this club different from the usual clubs.

The Rock Bar and Restaurant presents upscale dining and a night club plus live entertainment and DJ’s. In addition to Rock Bar, the Green Room bar is also an amazing place to visit. It is a small bar with loud music and unparalleled atmosphere.

Sharkeez furthermore includes cheap grub, loads of screens and most of the time a young crowd. If you want to discover something unusual, Madisons is the place to explore. It offers loads of delicious delicacies and unique signature drinks at extremely affordable prices. Whereas, O’Malley’s presents upstairs lounge, DJ’s on weekends and back patio making this club a must visiting place to explore.

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