Support local journalism. Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club.

Exploring the bump and grind across Orlando's coolest clubs 

Out of control

Page 3 of 9

Looking for trouble

ONO Nightclub
1 S. Orange Ave., 407-701-9875, ononightclub.com
Cover: $10
Dress code: No shorts, tanks or flip-flops
Music: Top 40, Latin, hip-hop
What it's like inside: This club has the most New York City feel out of the clubs we've visited downtown. A big, burly security guard on duty the night we visited described his job as making sure the troublemakers stay outside. He shared that he was an expert at spotting troublemakers because, as of last week, he was living on the streets with them. He went on to say that most of the security on staff is made up of formerly homeless individuals, which makes them skilled at dealing with trouble ... if that makes you feel any safer. Inside the club, men are met with a second pat-down and then ushered into the gleaming stark white walls, bars and ceiling of the one big room. The upstairs VIP section opens after midnight and features booths with privacy curtains and personal TVs. The main dance floor is surprisingly small, surrounded by tables and booths cordoned off for high rollers. The drinks are strong but expensive, and the bartenders/dancers are sexy. I felt pretty safe the whole time, but, then again, I didn't stay long enough to get into a fight. – Justin Braun

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 12, 2022

View more issues

Calendar

© 2022 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation