The club Venom, sandwiched into the floor between the street-level Rattlesnake Bar and its rooftop smoking deck, has a spicy vibe. Food and drinks are pan-Latin, so order a pisco sour. You can dance, but plenty of leather couches add a lounge-like feel for those who want to chat rather than cha-cha.
Venom, 384 Boylston Street, 617-859-8555, rattlesnakebar.com
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