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Best Dance Club Miami 2008 - Love Hate Lounge - CLOSED

Love Hate Lounge

Love Hate Lounge

423 Washington Ave.

Miami Beach, FL 33139

305-695-8616

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Readers' Choice: Space
You don't need us to tell you which of the cavernous superclubs is "best" — that's a matter of nightlife politics and the quickly shifting winds of whatever the crowd deems cool. Instead, our pick for where you can really shake it is a not-so-well-kept secret: Love Hate Lounge, just south of Fifth Street and blocks from any of the bling-bling spots. Infamous for being owned by the needle-wielding stars of Miami Ink, the place is known by locals as a no-fail, no-bullshit spot for getting down. Yes, it's kind of small, but all the better; this means half the space isn't devoted to bottle service, like everywhere else, and you're almost guaranteed to have to grind into — or at least brush past — a stranger. And the narrow layout means the party often gets pushed upward — onto the couches, the chairs, and those strategically placed shiny poles. There's never a cover, the dress code is tattoo chic, and the soundtrack is a bumping mix of mostly old-school hip-hop and party classics, a respite from the Top 40 and Euro house clatter of its northerly neighbors. If you can't have fun here, you probably can't have fun anywhere.
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francesca
francesca

love the music and style of this place but its def. too small to be the best dance club. u cant even move in there

Nathan
Nathan

So did they give you a free shot to make this pick? Def a cool little bar but I don't remember hearing anyone say "hey it's Saturday night lets go to Love Hate!"

If your from out of town and you want a dance club you want to hit Cameo, Mansion, Mynt, Mokai or Set and to finish the night off at Space.......

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