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Top nightclub recommendations from locals

Bar
“Live music, drinks, restaurant (next door). Check website. Great venue for interacting with artists, you can get up close and personal! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Really this is THE PLACE to join the local Madisonian's in binge drinking and people watching”
  • 8 locals recommend
Gay Bar
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“Super fun gay bar! Sometimes have drag shows at midnight on Saturdays! Great for dancing. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“No food. They do coctails and beer well. Owned by Hawk of Hawk's Bar and Grill on State Street, but much more "East Side". jademonkeybar.com”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Great date spot! Amazing rooftop terrance right on State St. A little pricey but top notch food and drinks”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“I like this spot because it's close by and has a cool vibe: Always a movie playing on a projector with subtitles, diverse seating options, great happy hour deals, bar games, and you can order pizza from next door to be delivered to you in the bar. They are cash only!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Night Club
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
  • 2 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“I work here as an Events Coordinator, therefore, I will be able to get you discounted tickets and drinks! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“A good grocery store on the way back from the University. Just a short walk off the number 2 and 28 bus lines.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Night Club
“This is nice for a taste of the more eclectic side of Madison. Very diverse, friendly and chill local bar on one side, with hookah smoking and some relaxed seating. On Wednesday and Saturdays they have Karaoke and on Saturdays the restaurant has belly dancing performances. Delicious mediterranean food. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Go here for delicious martinis! Most nights before 9pm, they have $5 list, and Tuesday it's $5 all night.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lounge
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  • 1 local recommends