Cleveland Nightlife

Cleveland NightlifeLike the classic rock song says, “Cleveland rocks!” And while that adage may apply to various aspects of life in this Ohio city, it most appropriately describes the many memorable activities that make up the area's fast-paced nightlife. Whether you want to get loud and enjoy some of the best rock music in the country or would just rather ease back in a lounge with friends, you'll have no trouble finding a venue that will perfectly suit your mood when you make plans to experience Cleveland's rockin' nightlife.

The ParkView Nite Club
Everyone is all too familiar with that feeling of being in a club that you just don't quite feel comfortable in. That will never be the case when you arrive at the ParkView Nite Club. Touted as “a cool place for shady people,” this Cleveland favorite nightlife destination features such fun as a reggae brunch, blues jams on Wednesday nights, a great menu for any sized appetite, and an always-impressive schedule of special events that you won't want to miss.

Address: 1261 West 58th Street, Cleveland, OH - MAP
Phone: (216) 961-1341
Web: www.parkviewniteclub.com

Mardi Gras Restaurant & Blues Lounge
While you may feel like adding a touch of New Orleans-style spice to your nightlife, you may not want to travel all the way to Louisiana to make it happen. Luckily, the Mardi Gras Jazz Club saves you the expense of the airfare by bringing the sights, sounds and flavors of New Orleans to Cleveland! The club is known for its incredible Friday happy hour that features a spicy buffet as well as some of the best jazz and blues bands you've ever heard. This is an excellent place to either start or finish your evening–or just spend the whole evening here–you won't be disappointed!

Address: 1417 East 21st Street, Cleveland, OH 44114 - MAP
Phone: (216) 771-2114

Hilarities 4th Street Theatre
Venture out tonight for something that will surely put a smile on your face! Make plans to take in a performance at Hilarities 4th Street Theatre. There are nine weekly shows that feature some of the best comedic talent from all over the country. In addition to stand up, the nightlife venue also presents the gut-busting talents of various improv groups and performing troupes that keep both the energy level and the uproarious laughter going all night long.

Address: 2035 East 4th Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 - MAP
Phone: (216) 736-4242
Web: www.pickwickandfrolic.com

Kevin's Martini Bar
If you're in the mood for something elegant but low-keyed tonight, then make sure to let Kevin's Martini Bar be part of your evening's plans. This cool but classy nightlife venue is just the thing to smooth away the week's rough edges. Relax in a truly comfortable yet stylish environment, enjoy some soothing music and a bit of conversation with your friends as you sip on the latest and most innovative versions of America’s favorite cocktail–the martini.

Address: 2035 East 4th Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 - MAP
Phone: (216) 241-7425
Web: www.pickwickandfrolic.com

Jillian's Billiard Club & Cafe
If tonight's evening plans take you to the West Bank boardwalk area, make sure to stop in to Jillian's Billiard Club & Cafe. The friendly and casual atmosphere of this popular nightlife venue will instantly draw you in, as will the super menu of appetizers and sandwiches. Wash down your meal with something from the extensive and impressive bar, and then find your place at one of Jillian's 25 pool tables to enjoy a friendly round of billiards.

Address: 2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113 - MAP
Phone: (216) 575-0300
Web: www.jilliansbilliards.com

The Duck Island Club
Don't let the exterior of Cleveland's Duck Island intimidate you. Sure, the building may seem a bit grandiose and intimidating from the outside, but once you find your way in and get comfortable, you'll find that the nightlife venue seems to hark back to a classier era when the simple things like sitting close to your partner, having a quiet conversation and enjoying a well-made cocktail were things that were all worth celebrating. Happily, at Duck Island, they still are.

Address: 2102 Freeman Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113 - MAP
Phone: (216) 621-7676