I’m happy to report that Sophia’s has finally opened after nine months of “Coming Soon” announcements on Facebook. I stopped by on opening night (Friday) to check the place out.
It’s not one of the darker clubs in town, but the interior looks good. It has been totally remodeled since the old Badda Bing days. It’s a two-level club. The main room is downstairs with a big central stage, a couple bars and a small VIP room for 3-song dances. A domestic beer costs $8.
Upstairs is for high-rollers. No drink costs less than $16 upstairs (so consider yourself warned). This is where the 30- and 60-minute VIP room is, as well as the swank private suites. Thirty-minute VIP dances in the group VIP are $200 (plus $50 for drinks). Sixty-minute VIP dances in the group VIP are $400 (plus $100 for drinks). No private booths in either VIP.
The 3-4 dancers I saw in my short time there Friday night looked good.
As this was the soft opening night, there was a decent crowd but it wasn’t really a strip club crowd. Not many guys sitting on the rail. Stage dancers saw few tippers. Opening night crowds are often friends of the management and staff.
There will be a Grand Opening on Saturday, July 9. Between now and then there may be some price and policy changes as they iron out the bugs. I’m told the kitchen will be up and running by the Grand Opening date. I’ll post the kitchen hours, menu offerings and prices when available.
Cover charge is $40. Locals free (with NV ID).