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Best Pop Dance Clubs In Pittsburgh

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What better way to add to a fun night of drinking with your friends than with the upbeat pop music of the '80s, '90s and today heard throughout some of Pittsburgh's premier dance clubs? From unique theme lounges blasting familiar tunes to upscale nightclubs catering to Pittsburgh's party people, there is a place for you to move, groove and boogie. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to shake it at these pop dance clubs considered the city's best.

Tiki Lounge
2003 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 381-8454

The South Side's TIki Lounge may be known for its retro-styled tiki bar atmosphere of the '50s and '60s, but the music this tropical party destination plays is anything but old school. Weekends are the best times of the week to check out this unique dance club when its awesome DJ gets the party started with the best pop hits. Shake and shimmy on the intimate dance floor and then refuel with a cool tropical-themed drink, like a Coconut Kiss or a Tropical Passion, all served in collector mugs that you can keep. If you're looking for a club that's out of the ordinary where you can have a good time and not take yourself too seriously, you'll love Tiki Lounge.

1 E. Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-9888

If you like your pop music mixed with a touch of techno, you'll love the music played at Whim Nightclub, one of Station Square's hottest dance clubs. Dance about every corner of what is the city's largest nightclub to current pop hits played on the club's 60,000-watt JBL system that includes the highest-quality subwoofers, speakers and tweeter packs. Top-of-the-line lighting is tailored to every beat of the music for a truly unmatched dance club experience brought to you directly from Whim DJs. Dance the night away to pop hits from the '80s to today but not before visiting one of Whim's five bars, exclusive VIP sections and cool outdoor deck with incredible views of downtown Pittsburgh.

Villa Southside
1831 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 431-8800

Friday and Saturday nights are rocking at Villa Southside dance club. With no cover, nightly specials and one the region's best DJs spinning the most in-demand top pop hits, it's no surprise that this South Side party spot is a favorite among Pittsburghers. Patrons praise the classy, modern atmosphere that offers plenty of space for movin' and groovin'. Be sure to visit Villa Southside's website to sign up for complimentary birthday promotions.

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Buckhead Saloon
225 Station Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 232-3101

You can't name the city's best pop dance clubs without mentioning Buckhead Saloon, Station Square's premier party destination. No matter which day of the week you drop by, you're guaranteed to hear the most dance-worthy tunes perfect for a fun evening on the town with your friends, bachelor/bachelorette parties, birthday celebrations and all of your special events. From today's current hits to '90s favorites, Buckhead Saloon has your booty shaking all through the night. Daily specials like 40-cent wings, 50-cent Miller Lite drafts and $3 U Call Its are also available.

Club Zoo
1630 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 201-1100

While the majority of the city's dance clubs are designed specifically for the 21-and-over crowd, Club Zoo caters to Pittsburgh's under-21 demographic. Club Zoo features more than 21,000 sprawling square feet of dance floor, soft drink bars and VIP mezzanines where you can dance along to your favorite top 40 and pop hits from 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Since opening 17 years ago, the club has been awarded numerous accolades, including "Best Dance Club" and "Best All-Age Live music Venue" by Pittsburgh City Paper. Club Zoo is located on Smallman Street in the city's Strip District.

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Jessica Wasik lives in Pittsburgh where works as a full-time figure skating coach sharing her passion with todays generation of young skaters. A graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies, Jessica is also a contributing writer for Allegheny West Magazine. Her work can be found at

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