Main On Main

★★★☆☆
Former Mor Bar dance club morphs from a Moroccan-themed space into a swanky Santa Monica lounge for young Westsiders.
  • 2941 Main St.

    Santa Monica, CA 90405

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  • 310-396-6678

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I like htis place the music is good and the dance floor is the best...they even have a pole (haha)

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★★★☆☆

I like htis place the music is good and the dance floor is the best...they even have a pole (haha)

Pros: music

Cons: crowded

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myspace com / clubfengshui has all the details!!! You can add them to your friendslist to keep up to date with the events and special guest dj's!!! You can also find pictures from past events on the page to get a better idea of the atmosphere.

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★★★★★

myspace com / clubfengshui has all the details!!! You can add them to your friendslist to keep up to date with the events and special guest dj's!!! You can also find pictures from past events on the page to get a better idea of the atmosphere.

Pros: Good Music, Good Dj's, Good Vibe, Pretty Girls.

Cons: A little slow early but picks up as the night goes on!!!

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does anyone know if they serve the sundance lift? Man im trying to get my hands on that absinthe that i keep hearing so much about

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★★★★☆

does anyone know if they serve the sundance lift? Man im trying to get my hands on that absinthe that i keep hearing so much about

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My boyfriend and I were bar hopping in Santa Monica last Sunday night. We love to go to Main and we were stoked to see it open on a sunday night. We walked in to a fun crowd and great music. BUT we didn't realize at first that it was a gay night. Oh My GOD! What the Hell? My boyfriend wanted to leave. There was a go go boy in Vinyl and then he wanted to stay when he saw the Go Go Girl in a Bunny suit. Ha Ha. The music was amazing. I actually got my boyfriend on the dance floor. We had a good time and met some kool people.
Looking forward to the next one. I'm glad there is something different to do on a Sunday Night.
Cindy

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★★★★★

My boyfriend and I were bar hopping in Santa Monica last Sunday night. We love to go to Main and we were stoked to see it open on a sunday night. We walked in to a fun crowd and great music. BUT we didn't realize at first that it was a gay night. Oh My GOD! What the Hell? My boyfriend wanted to leave. There was a go go boy in Vinyl and then he wanted to stay when he saw the Go Go Girl in a Bunny suit. Ha Ha. The music was amazing. I actually got my boyfriend on the dance floor. We had a good time and met some kool people.
Looking forward to the next one. I'm glad there is something different to do on a Sunday Night.
Cindy

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On the last Sunday of the month, Main on Main has the dopest party ever!!! There's an eclectic mixture of music and people and tons of fun! Even the promoter rocks! I have gone every month since it began in October and I am stoked to find out that they will now be rockin out every 2nd and 4th Sunday. If you are looking for a place to let down your hair, mingle with any and everyone and are craving awesome music and delicious, inexpensive drinks (with cute bartenders to match) then you want to make it out to Main on Sundays!!! See you there!

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★★★★★

On the last Sunday of the month, Main on Main has the dopest party ever!!! There's an eclectic mixture of music and people and tons of fun! Even the promoter rocks! I have gone every month since it began in October and I am stoked to find out that they will now be rockin out every 2nd and 4th Sunday. If you are looking for a place to let down your hair, mingle with any and everyone and are craving awesome music and delicious, inexpensive drinks (with cute bartenders to match) then you want to make it out to Main on Sundays!!! See you there!

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My friends and I usually kick off our weekend Thursday nights at Main. My friends and I have been going to MAIN every other Thursdays. If you're tired of the Hollywood scene and want to try something new, this is your spot. Very diversed crowd & i loooovvve the music the djs play. This isn't your typical Hollywood environment. NO Hollywood ego's, NO guestlist BS and the promoters & staff are very friendly. The Djs (Dj Dynamike & Dj Mr. West) play Retro, Mashups, Rock, Top 40s, Club Anthems & a handfull of remixes. These guys definitely know how to rock a crowd. Thursday nights at Main!

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★★★★★

My friends and I usually kick off our weekend Thursday nights at Main. My friends and I have been going to MAIN every other Thursdays. If you're tired of the Hollywood scene and want to try something new, this is your spot. Very diversed crowd & i loooovvve the music the djs play. This isn't your typical Hollywood environment. NO Hollywood ego's, NO guestlist BS and the promoters & staff are very friendly. The Djs (Dj Dynamike & Dj Mr. West) play Retro, Mashups, Rock, Top 40s, Club Anthems & a handfull of remixes. These guys definitely know how to rock a crowd. Thursday nights at Main!

Pros: If i had a 3rd thumb, I'd give this place 3 thumbs up!

Cons: Parking is terrible.

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I use to Love the old Morbar for salsa dancing on Mondays with the crappy floor, disgusting bathrooms, absent ac etc. but it had sabor/flavor...great dancers, hot sweaty bodies and the music was the bomb.

Main on Main, on the other hand, has a new and improved look but the music, dancers and the vibe is gone. At 10:15 on the Tuesday night I was their I counted 4 couples in the whole club. No energy, no people, no good.

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★☆☆☆☆

I use to Love the old Morbar for salsa dancing on Mondays with the crappy floor, disgusting bathrooms, absent ac etc. but it had sabor/flavor...great dancers, hot sweaty bodies and the music was the bomb.

Main on Main, on the other hand, has a new and improved look but the music, dancers and the vibe is gone. At 10:15 on the Tuesday night I was their I counted 4 couples in the whole club. No energy, no people, no good.

Pros: Location

Cons: everything else

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I found this to be a great experience. I think this place is new, so they may have been trying extra hard to be friendly. The server was super nice and attentive and we never had to get up once to go to the bar to get a drink. Great place to just lounge. It wasn't very crowded either and the music wasn't too loud.

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★★★★☆

I found this to be a great experience. I think this place is new, so they may have been trying extra hard to be friendly. The server was super nice and attentive and we never had to get up once to go to the bar to get a drink. Great place to just lounge. It wasn't very crowded either and the music wasn't too loud.

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I like Main. Nice staff and it's a vast improvement from the Mor Bar. I saw I flyer for Salsa on Tuesday nights and I'm very excited about that!

Give it a try. I went to a friends bday party a couple of weeks ago and it was not hot, great drinks, pretty people and an AWESOME DJ!

Give it a try...no cover before 10:00 is a good start.

I left one star off because the bathrooms leave something to be desired. Who paints a womens bathroom brown? Strange...

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★★★★☆

I like Main. Nice staff and it's a vast improvement from the Mor Bar. I saw I flyer for Salsa on Tuesday nights and I'm very excited about that!

Give it a try. I went to a friends bday party a couple of weeks ago and it was not hot, great drinks, pretty people and an AWESOME DJ!

Give it a try...no cover before 10:00 is a good start.

I left one star off because the bathrooms leave something to be desired. Who paints a womens bathroom brown? Strange...

Pros: Good place to dance and party

Cons: Bathrooms

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I've been going to Main off and on since they opened. I quit going because it was so hot. NOT ANY MORE! I don't know what they did but I went this last weekend and it was almost TOO COLD..until I started dancing then it was just right. It's the best place to dance on Main st and I can walk there to it's a win win for me!

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★★★★★

I've been going to Main off and on since they opened. I quit going because it was so hot. NOT ANY MORE! I don't know what they did but I went this last weekend and it was almost TOO COLD..until I started dancing then it was just right. It's the best place to dance on Main st and I can walk there to it's a win win for me!

Pros: NEW AC!!

Cons: nothing anymore!

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The reality of this place is that it is just too damn hot in there! I recently attended a friend?s birthday party on a Sat. night. The temperature in the bar had to be over 100%. There is no circulation in the place so you are basically just breathing in the gross sweaty air that everyone else is exhaling. Just one look around the bar revealed almost everyone fanning themselves with the flyers, table tents, or anything else they could find relive the heat. After speaking with a couple of workers at the bar it became apparent that this was not a onetime issue. I was informed that they get comments on it every weekend and they relay those comments to management and nothing changes. My friends and I would not go back to this bar based solely on the lack of concern for the comfort of its guests!
However, if you are looking to have a great time and leave soaked in sweat, this is the place for you. The DJ was playing a fantastic mix.

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★★☆☆☆

The reality of this place is that it is just too damn hot in there! I recently attended a friend?s birthday party on a Sat. night. The temperature in the bar had to be over 100%. There is no circulation in the place so you are basically just breathing in the gross sweaty air that everyone else is exhaling. Just one look around the bar revealed almost everyone fanning themselves with the flyers, table tents, or anything else they could find relive the heat. After speaking with a couple of workers at the bar it became apparent that this was not a onetime issue. I was informed that they get comments on it every weekend and they relay those comments to management and nothing changes. My friends and I would not go back to this bar based solely on the lack of concern for the comfort of its guests!
However, if you are looking to have a great time and leave soaked in sweat, this is the place for you. The DJ was playing a fantastic mix.

Pros: Great Music, Strong Drinks, Friendly Service

Cons: Too HOT!!!!!!!

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the only other time i've felt as claustrophobic as i did at "Main" was on my visit to Alcatraz in D-block. This place was not meant to be a bar/club. There is no air movement inside (you can tell by standing outside the bar and looking at the windows, which are covered in moisture from the inside). The location is great and I firmly believe this place has way more potential.

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★★☆☆☆

the only other time i've felt as claustrophobic as i did at "Main" was on my visit to Alcatraz in D-block. This place was not meant to be a bar/club. There is no air movement inside (you can tell by standing outside the bar and looking at the windows, which are covered in moisture from the inside). The location is great and I firmly believe this place has way more potential.

Pros: sufficient lounging areas considering size of bar

Cons: interior too narrow/tight. hardly any space to move.

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Me and my girlfriends were really excited when we had heard that a new club had opened up in the old Mor Bar spot. Unfortunately, Main did not live up to expectations. There were a few "private" parties already inside when we arrived and that being said, apparently the doormen just let whomever into the spot when no one is there (we saw people in flipflops, baggy jeans and t-shirts, etc.). A few friends that arrived later than we did were told to wait outside even though it was empty inside (Why do clubs still do this?! We all know you're empty inside when there's a line outside.). Service at the bar was fine, nothing to write home about, and the music was just ok...the dj could have really sparked the dance floor with some old school hiphop, but instead he chose to spin some records that, shall we say, are popular in clubs in West Hollywood. We were disappointed with the entire experience to say the least, so we left earlier than anticpated and headed down the street to close out another club that I shall not name here.

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★★☆☆☆

Me and my girlfriends were really excited when we had heard that a new club had opened up in the old Mor Bar spot. Unfortunately, Main did not live up to expectations. There were a few "private" parties already inside when we arrived and that being said, apparently the doormen just let whomever into the spot when no one is there (we saw people in flipflops, baggy jeans and t-shirts, etc.). A few friends that arrived later than we did were told to wait outside even though it was empty inside (Why do clubs still do this?! We all know you're empty inside when there's a line outside.). Service at the bar was fine, nothing to write home about, and the music was just ok...the dj could have really sparked the dance floor with some old school hiphop, but instead he chose to spin some records that, shall we say, are popular in clubs in West Hollywood. We were disappointed with the entire experience to say the least, so we left earlier than anticpated and headed down the street to close out another club that I shall not name here.

Pros: It WAS a new spot to go to in Santa Monica.

Cons: Did not live up to expectations.

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I always have a great time at Main! I've been going every Sat night since they opened. It is so much nicer than the Mor Bar was and the crowd is way better. I actually prefer a dress code at some places. Why would I get dressed up to hang out with beach slobs when I'm not being a beach slob! C'Mon people! Saturday night is not the night for flip flops and hoodies! The DJ rocks and I've never had a problem with the bouncers. Why do people complain about lines...of course there is a line...HELLO! Circle Bar has a line when there is NO ONE in there! There is a line because the place is PACKED! Nothing bad about that! It would be bad if the place was dead...which it is not on the weekends and that's why I keep going back!

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★★★★★

I always have a great time at Main! I've been going every Sat night since they opened. It is so much nicer than the Mor Bar was and the crowd is way better. I actually prefer a dress code at some places. Why would I get dressed up to hang out with beach slobs when I'm not being a beach slob! C'Mon people! Saturday night is not the night for flip flops and hoodies! The DJ rocks and I've never had a problem with the bouncers. Why do people complain about lines...of course there is a line...HELLO! Circle Bar has a line when there is NO ONE in there! There is a line because the place is PACKED! Nothing bad about that! It would be bad if the place was dead...which it is not on the weekends and that's why I keep going back!

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Was looking forward to a new spot on the Westside/Santa Monica, but was disappointed: music wasn't very good and the private parties let in earlier took up most of the club. Maybe an off night, but with another bar/club just down the street that is tried and true, would rather go there knowing I am guaranteed great music and fun people. Too bad.

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★☆☆☆☆

Was looking forward to a new spot on the Westside/Santa Monica, but was disappointed: music wasn't very good and the private parties let in earlier took up most of the club. Maybe an off night, but with another bar/club just down the street that is tried and true, would rather go there knowing I am guaranteed great music and fun people. Too bad.

Pros: "Was" a new Westside spot.

Cons: Not all that, unfortunately.

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Awful security and management at this venue. Security did not enforce apparent club rules upon entrance and after paying a cover, opening a tab and patronizing club for two hours, patrons were rudely asked to leave due to "owner's rules." When asked to speak with said owner, they were refused request. Security was demeaning, condescending and dishonest to patrons about what was said upon entrance, (i.e., security said that they did disclose club rules when they in fact did not). Security threatened patrons and when patrons agreed to leave if their cover was reimbursed, security initially refused. Would not recommend this venue as there are two other venues within 3 blocks where management has hired professional security for their venues.

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★☆☆☆☆

Awful security and management at this venue. Security did not enforce apparent club rules upon entrance and after paying a cover, opening a tab and patronizing club for two hours, patrons were rudely asked to leave due to "owner's rules." When asked to speak with said owner, they were refused request. Security was demeaning, condescending and dishonest to patrons about what was said upon entrance, (i.e., security said that they did disclose club rules when they in fact did not). Security threatened patrons and when patrons agreed to leave if their cover was reimbursed, security initially refused. Would not recommend this venue as there are two other venues within 3 blocks where management has hired professional security for their venues.

Cons: Poorly managed venue with unprofessional security.

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Part of what's great about living on the westside is that the clubs (read: bars with something resembling a dance floor) on this side of the 405 don't generally come with the pretensions of the typical Hwood scene - 2 hour line outside, "must be wearing a tuxedo" dress code, take out a second mortgage to pay for drinks at the bar, etc. Nevertheless, somehow, someway, Main on Main managed to plant itself on the westside complete with all the fixins it's so easy to hate about Hwood clubs. Line outside, check. Uber-strict dress code enforcement, check. Rude bouncers, check. Drink specials, HA! Don't feel bad if you're into those things, because you're not alone in this town. And now even the westside has something for you to quench that Hwood thirst to feel important!

I prefer hole-in-the-wall bars, but every now and again it's nice to shake whatchamommagaveya. But frankly, I'd rather do so at Bar Copa.

HOLLER

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★☆☆☆☆

Part of what's great about living on the westside is that the clubs (read: bars with something resembling a dance floor) on this side of the 405 don't generally come with the pretensions of the typical Hwood scene - 2 hour line outside, "must be wearing a tuxedo" dress code, take out a second mortgage to pay for drinks at the bar, etc. Nevertheless, somehow, someway, Main on Main managed to plant itself on the westside complete with all the fixins it's so easy to hate about Hwood clubs. Line outside, check. Uber-strict dress code enforcement, check. Rude bouncers, check. Drink specials, HA! Don't feel bad if you're into those things, because you're not alone in this town. And now even the westside has something for you to quench that Hwood thirst to feel important!

I prefer hole-in-the-wall bars, but every now and again it's nice to shake whatchamommagaveya. But frankly, I'd rather do so at Bar Copa.

HOLLER

Pros: Functional restroom.

Cons: Everything not listed in pros.

 

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