Top 3 Best Nightclubs in Costa Mesa, Orange County, CA [2021 GUIDE]

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Here's the list of the best clubs in Costa Mesa, Orange County that you should definitely check out.

Time

Best nightclub in Costa Mesa, Orange County!
Time

Located in Costa Mesa, California, Time nightclub is a massive space of over 13,000 square feet that has been transformed to mirror the classy and lux nightclubs of Las Vegas. At the venue you’ll find a dance floor that is 700 square feet, and which can accommodate plenty of dancing guests no matter how enthusiastic their steps might be. The club also features a state-of-the-art Funktion One sound system and a fully immersive lighting system courtesy of Steve Lieberman from SJ Lighting which artists like DJ Vice, Slushii, Markus Shulz and more all use to their advantage to set up cool light shows and performances. Another cool feature that Time has is a designated safe space for females in a ladies’ lounge where the women can comfortably order drinks from the bar without having to worry about keeping their guards up. For a night full of boundless, yet safe, fun and entertainment be sure to check out Time nightclub in the OC.

  • 1875 Newport Blvd Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA 92627 United States
  • Costa Mesa
  • 9 PM - 2 AM on Thurs, Fri and Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Mesa

Mesa

Mesa nightclub, located in the Camp shopping center in its namesake city of Costa Mesa, will appeal to a chic and on trend crowd with its innovative selection of food and the creative array of cocktails on its menu which can all be enjoyed in a contemporary lounge setting. Mesa brings the more fashionable and high-profile vibe of Los Angeles to Orange County with its unique architectural design. Not only does Mesa offer a sophisticated late-night lounge atmosphere with open sky doors under which guests can enjoy enthusiastically served up craft cocktails and designer bites from their excellent staff, but guests can also enjoy the living wall, local art displays and movies that are projected onto the walls. When not lost in the admiration of the cuisine, get involved in the almost nightly music scene. This venue is 21+ at all times so keep that in mind when you are considering bringing friends to the spot!

  • 725 Baker St Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
  • Costa Mesa
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

La Cave

La Cave

In Orange County you will not find another like La Cave. It is a throwback styled venue with part hip element, part dive bar. It offers great meals (steaks and seafoods) then good atmosphere for sharing a drink with a group or your significant other. It has a great set of events and not to forget some of the best martinis in town.

  • 1695 Irvine Ave Costa Mesa, CA 92627 United States
  • Costa Mesa
  • 4:30 pm - 11 pm Mon, 4:30 pm - 2 am Tue - Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

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Orange County Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in Orange County clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in Orange County?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at Orange County nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.

How can I get into Orange County nightclubs for free?

Some Orange County nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.

Keep in mind that many Orange County nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.

How can I book bottle service for Orange County nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the Orange County page.

How much is bottle service at Orange County clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at nightclubs can get pretty expensive in Orange County, but every nightclub is different.

The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.

Should I buy tickets to get into Orange County nightclubs?

If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.

Many nightclubs in Orange County are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which Orange County nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in Orange County.

Which Orange County nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in Orange County.

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