Salsa is one of the most popular Latin American dance styles. It originated in the Caribbean, particularly in Cuba and Puerto Rico, and has since spread to many other parts of the world.

New York is a city that celebrates the rhythm and energy of salsa like no other. The vibrant salsa scene in New York attracts dancers from all over the globe, making it a melting pot of diverse styles and influences. From lively clubs to outdoor festivals, the city offers endless opportunities to immerse oneself in the electrifying world of this Latin rhythm.  

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Travel Noire has selected some of the best clubs in the city. These clubs not only showcase top-notch salsa performances but also provide a platform for both beginners and experienced dancers to join in the fun. Whether you’re looking to learn the basics or show off your moves, these clubs are the perfect place to experience the infectious energy in New York City. 


Located in the trendy Meatpacking District, Cielo boasts a lively atmosphere and regular salsa nights. This club is perfect for those who want to experience the rhythm in a stylish setting.


Over in Brooklyn, Bembe offers a fusion of Latin and Afrobeat rhythms that will keep you grooving all night. Salsa nights at Bembe are just one part of the diverse musical experience they provide.

Gonzalez y Gonzalez

Situated in Greenwich Village, this venue combines delicious dining with live salsa music and dancing. Gonzalez y Gonzalez promises an authentic Latin night out in the heart of Manhattan.

Taj Lounge

Taj Lounge, nestled in the heart of Manhattan, is the place to be for those seeking a high-end salsa experience. With its upscale ambiance, Taj Lounge offers salsa nights that you won’t want to miss.

S.O.B.’s (Sounds of Brazil)

In the West Village, S.O.B.’s is renowned for its Latin music and lively events. If you’re looking for a place that knows how to keep the salsa beats going, S.O.B.’s is your spot.

Jimmy Anton’s Social

Jimmy Anton’s Social hosts popular salsa socials and events at various locations in NYC. Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or a beginner, their welcoming atmosphere is worth checking out.

Club Cache

Club Cache, located in Midtown Manhattan, is part of the Latin Dance Factory and offers salsa dancing and lessons. Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of salsa at this vibrant spot.