Dancing Queen: The Haute 5 Dance Clubs in Chicago

Looking for a fab spot to get your groove on? Shake Your Bon Bon? Start a Dance, Dance Revolution? Whether it’s shaking your hips or your moneymaker, check out these swanky spots to feel the beats.

Nacional 27

If it’s a killer cocktail you’re after and sick Latin beats, look no further than the steamy salsa at Nacional 27. This dance floor can seriously bumpin’ and grind late into the night. But beware, it’s crazy sensual.

325 W. Huron. 312.664.2727. www.n27chicago.com/

Social Twenty Five

Get ready to pop, lock and drop it at swanky Social Twenty Five. Owned by the crazy Moda/Barlycorn crew, this is the upscale version of a Wrigleyville bar gone bad. But bad done oh so right.

25 W. Hubbard St. 312.670.2200. www.social25.com/

Crimson Lounge

Crimson is the sexy little plush spot in Hotel Sax. Fit for a king, the sexy decor is as decorative and elegant as the drinks are strong.

333 N. Dearborn St. 312.923.2473. www.crimsonchicago.com/


Crescendo by definition is “a steady increase in force or intensity.” With beats throbbing well into the night, Crescendo is frequented by models, athletes, djs and the uber-posh scenesters.

222 W. Ontario. 312.787.6060. www.clubcrescendo.com/


The late night destination in Chicago, good luck getting in without name dropping or knowing someone. With sexy chandeliers and mirrors, what goes on in the confines of that darkly lit space, stays with the beautiful people of RiNo.

343 W. Erie. 312.587.3433. www.rinolounge.com/