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Zanzibar

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The DJ Seemed Lost

This is one of the few "Hip Hop" spots in the Santa Monica area, and I was excited to be going with... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2014
ChicTravelista415
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Los Angeles, California
Mad Morris the Friendship Breaker

We turned up to this dark pit of doom and from the off set could tell that it was full of fruit... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2015
Madmorri
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19 May 2016
“No dance partner needed”
18 Jun 2015
“Mad Morris the Friendship Breaker”
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Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time visiting Zanzibar last time was 3 years ago. It is just as much fun this time as it was 3 years ago. It is a very social group you do not need to come with a partner. The pre dance...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We turned up to this dark pit of doom and from the off set could tell that it was full of fruit loops. There was a guy wearing moon pants spinning on his head and a wannabe Rastafarian painting in the corner thinking he's a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Madmorri
Reviewed January 12, 2015

Came out here for the first time last Friday, and they were playing hip hop. No huge line to get in, which was nice. Enough people so that it didn't feel empty, but not so packed that we didn't have space to get our groove...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is one of the few "Hip Hop" spots in the Santa Monica area, and I was excited to be going with my brother-in-law, who was visiting from back east. Well when I got there the place was a little empty, which was fine because...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank ChicTravelista415
Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

There was nothing good about this club whatsoever. It was dingy, the bouncers were rude and the beer was literally flat. Only place with cover charge in the area that we'd found to date. Biggest waste of time and money, do not recommend.

1  Thank QuixotixAU
Reviewed June 12, 2013

my friend and I just wanted somewhere to have a dance after having drinks and a meal out in Santa Monica on a Saturday evening. We were told this was "the place to go - amazing" by serveral locals,,, who I can only presume had...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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