Zanzibar

310-451-2221
1301 5th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Night Clubs
Latin

Customer Reviews (50 reviews)

klientelevision

on Citysearch Mar 15, 2009
I ARRIVED AND FOUND A SEMI LONG LINE WITH A FAT SECURITY GUARD THAT HAD A LIST THAT MY NAME WAS NOT ON. I HAD TO PAY 20 US DOLLARS TO ENTER THE CLUB. THERE WERE NOT MANY HONIES. BUT PLENTY OF HOBOS. THE SANTA MONICA BEACH CROWD... (more)

alysedg23

on Citysearch Jan 27, 2009
Yes, the bartenders and waitresses will rip you off if you let them. Check your bill CAREFULLY! The waitress had the audacity to add a tip onto my check after I had already tipped her the standard 15% AND an additional... (more)

grabtrees

on Citysearch Jan 04, 2009
i really liked this place when i went! the decoration inside was awesome and the people were so nice! the music is so fun and we always had a great time, its totally casual and the prices are great.... (more)

smlocalism

on Citysearch Jul 10, 2008
I'm a big fan of Afro funke Thursdays so I checked the new Salsa night on Mondays. I have danced Salsa a little before but I was a bit rusty so I took both lessons( 8pm-10pm). The instructor Cristian amazing... not only is... (more)

shawson

on Citysearch Jul 01, 2008
The only good thing about this place might be the music. Otherwise pass. The line was long. Parking is bad. Do not go alone if you must go. We did not care for some of the very aggressive male patrons.... (more)

beautynews_weekly

on Citysearch May 22, 2008
Oh, hell, to the no! Seriously, I actually paid 10 dollars after midnight for what was a sickening experience. The smell, once inside knocked me back. And the bar tender was gay, and made a comment that I wasnt quite... (more)

alirg

on Citysearch Apr 25, 2008
Overcrowded, UNDERSTAFFED. Two female bartenders working behind the bar. Both ignore EVERYONE and work at the pace of turtles. So, after waiting 15 minutes to get your drink, you find yourself right in the middle of... (more)

vicious78

on Citysearch Mar 26, 2008
Well, the DJ's were good.(3/26/08) sound system, solid.The bar staff sucked and the door men were Harsh. I find it hard to beleive that Smacka is still soo tough. what ever happend to going out & not being so harped... (more)

kennisthemenace

on Citysearch Feb 08, 2008
I've tried Zanzibar on a thursday, friday, and saturday night and really don't see what peeps are talking about. The drinks aren't special and I thought they were slightly over priced in regard to the venue where I was... (more)

jromo2

on Citysearch Dec 01, 2007
I came here on Thursday night for Afro Funke, which has really great music and the vibe is very chill...you feel more like you're at a cool private party. I came again on Saturday, which is hip hop dance music and VERY... (more)
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