Top 10 Best Nightclubs in Gaslamp, San Diego, CA [2022 GUIDE]

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With over 45 venues in San Diego, there are many places to choose from whether you're looking for a crazy night out or a lounge atmosphere. Don't worry! We're going to list out the best clubs in Gaslamp, San Diego that you should definitely check out.

Parq

Best nightclub in Gaslamp, San Diego!
Parq

Located in between 6th and Broadway in the Gaslamp district of San Diego, Parq SD gives their guests an unparalleled night of entertainment that is brought together by the efforts of the leaders in the restaurant and nightclub industries. At Parq you get treated with high quality VIP experience and bottle service as you enjoy and bump along to a Hip-Hop setlist curated by the minds of DJs Crooked, Hollywood, CLA, Dynamiq, Mustard and more as well as enjoy live performances by artists like Tyga or G-Eazy. Not to mention, the club has the newest and latest advancements in technology and entertainment to help them create an unforgettable experience with superior sound, lighting, and design.

  • 615 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • 10 PM – 2 AM on Fri & Sat, occassional weekday events
  • Dress Code: Club Attire
  • $$$

Fluxx

Fluxx

FLUXX has proven itself to be the next generation in nightlife and event venues. Located in downtown San Diego, this ever-evolving venue commands full sensory attention from the moment you step inside the doors. From touchable design textures and vibrant pops of color to the pulsating sound system, tantalizing cocktails and voyeuristic views, FLUXX finds a way to pull you into its world and elevate your expectations of “a night on the town.” With world class entertainment and A-list celebrity guests, you are sure to not only see the stars, but feel like one yourself! True to its name, FLUXX nightclub’s mood and motif are kept in a constant state of change. Guests remain intrigued with the regular shifts in theme and style, creating a unique experience with every new transformation. Whether you are drenched in an underwater fantasy with a real life mermaid, or riding a psychedelic rainbow next to giant mushrooms, there is one thing that is for sure…you never know where FLUXX is going to take you next.

  • 500 4th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • 9 PM – 2 AM on Fri & Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Side Bar

Side Bar

Side Bar is the exquisite hybrid of both an ultra-lounge and nightclub that is located in Downtown San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. At Side Bar you’ll get to choose between a late night on the dance floor with unexpected champagne showers and sparkling chaos, or a classy rendezvous with your friends, complete with delicious bites and libations. Whether you want to feel fearless and wild or are going for more of a sophisticated and chill vibe, Side Bar has the best of both worlds. Allow yourself to get lured in with subtle distractions, such as the unique collection of erotic paintings and décor. The custom-designed ambient lighting and unpredictable bottle parades will keep you yearning for more at the club. Side Bar offers an experience that is both stimulating and suggestive…it just depends on where you’re standing.

  • 536 Market St San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • 9 PM - 2AM Wednesdays - Sunday
  • Dress Code: Side Bar is an upscale nightclub experience, dress code is upscale casual. No hats or head coverings of any kind - No athletic shoes/wear or jerseys - No work boots of any color - No hoodies or sweatsuits - No excessively baggy clothes.
  • $$

Onyx Room

Onyx Room

Onyx Room Nightclub has represented what is best in San Diego's nightlife for years. Featuring a variety of local San Diego spun DJs and International talent along with world-class service. We have created a night-time destination for all. With music genres from hip hop, mash-ups, top 40 and party rock to house, electronic, dubstep, 80's and reggae we have something to offer for everyone.

  • 852 Fifth Ave San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • 9PM - 2AM Tues, Sat, 9PM - 3AM Fri
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$

Sevilla Nightclub

Sevilla Nightclub

Known as one of the longest running nightclubs in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, Sevilla Nightclub has remained a top destination for San Diego nightlife. This stand-out nightlife club delivers a unique atmosphere with the best in live entertainment including turn-table DJs and live bands nightly. They offer a top of the line sound/lighting system​, VIP bottle service amenities, intimate dance floor, plush lounge areas, a wrap-around bar and even dance lessons for patrons that take place earlier in the night.

  • 353 5th Ave San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

F6ix

F6ix

F6ix is setting out to redefine the hip hop venue image. Club-goers will experience the setting of a high-end, intimate nightclub with the sounds of bass-bumpin', booty-shakin', drop-it-like-it's-hot hip hop and Top 40's.

  • 526 F Street San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • Dress Code: F6 is an upscale Hip Hop club, so please dress in stylish attire. Absolutely no shorts, sandals, ball caps, athletic wear, or excessively baggy clothing will be admitted. The decision of the Door Staff is final. F6 reserves the right to deny entry for any
  • $$

The Pool House

The Pool House

Boasting some of the best views in the Gaslamp Quarter, The Pool House at Pendry San Diego is a premier rooftop lounge, embodying the essence of the Southern California lifestyle. Light, contemporary, and open-air, the indoor/outdoor space is perched above the Gaslamp’s famed 5th Avenue and plays host to relaxed daytime and evening events featuring a signature bar and cocktail experience for poolside guests.

  • 550 J St San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • Dress Code: Pool Attire
  • $$$

Nova

Nova

Beginning with quiet murmurs from sources in the industry, the speculation surrounding this new expansion bloomed in later on last year. A casting call for San Diego was advertised on Instagram by Insomniac with their sights set specifically on finding new team members who were bartenders, promoters, artist liaisons, and more. EDM Identity has independently confirmed that interviews took place for these new jobs. Further, sources have said that the club will be rebranded with a new name, NOVA SD.

  • 454 6th Ave San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • $$$

The Pool House at Night

The Pool House at Night

Boasting some of the best views in the Gaslamp Quarter, The Pool House at Pendry San Diego is a premier rooftop lounge, embodying the essence of the Southern California lifestyle. Light, contemporary, and open-air, the indoor/outdoor space is perched above the Gaslamp’s famed 5th Avenue and plays host to relaxed daytime and evening events featuring a signature bar and cocktail experience for poolside guests.

  • 550 J St San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • $$

Altitude Sky Lounge

Altitude Sky Lounge

Located 22 stories above the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Altitude Sky Lounge is an elite rooftop bar in San Diego that pairs stunning panoramic views with a sleek, modern atmosphere that is complete with a blazing fire pit and an unmissable happy hour. The lounge not only offers unparalleled views of the City Skyline and San Diego Bay but also a fine selection of wine, beer and cocktails for their bottle service. Be sure to munch on an impressive array of appetizers, flatbreads, burgers and more as you take in the Coronado Island, Coronado Bridge, Point Loma, and even Petco Park for a superior viewing of an ongoing Padres game.

  • 660 K St San Diego, CA 92101 United States
  • Gaslamp
  • 5 PM - 1:30 AM
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$

There are many other clubs available in Gaslamp, San Diego like Hard Rock, Atomic

Check out the venues section for the full list of nightclubs.

San Diego Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in San Diego clubs?

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

How long do DJs play in San Diego?

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

What is the dress code like at San Diego 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 San Diego nightclubs for free?

Some San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the San Diego page.

How much is bottle service at San Diego clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at nightclubs can get pretty expensive in San Diego, 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 San Diego 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 San Diego are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which San Diego nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in San Diego.

Which San Diego nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in San Diego.

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