Happy Hour ain't no slouch, either. The lineup and themes change somewhat often and include Frolic costume-and-dance celebration on second Saturdays, Thai-themed Go Bang! The bar is intricately carved, the bartenders are pleasantly world-weary, and the regulars queue up as early as 8 a. Tuesday night trivia is the most raucous in the Castro, with inappropriate team names gaining an extra point.
Another of San Francisco's most fabled gay institutions, the Stud 9th St. It's at the lower end of SoMa, near several popular gay clubs in that neighborhood and also a short walk from the Mission District.
Thanks for letting us know! And, of course, it's still a happily cruise-y place, its best attribute perhaps being the expansive patio out back, which has its own small bar to one side. The Castro's classic gay video bar, which was heavily refurbished inside and out a couple of years ago, the Midnight Sun 18th St.
Known for many years as Daddy's, Castro Castro St. Here's an alphabetical listing of fun gay hangouts in San Francisco, including a handful of mixed lounges, gay-popular restaurants, and queer-ish cafes. Like Us. Expect a mostly 20s and 30s clean-cut bunch but relatively little attitude.
There's nothing overwhelming exciting or notable about Badlands 18th St. Sing to your heart's content, and try not to be intimidated by the fellow talents, as some seriously capable singers frequent this bar known for its immense karaoke catalog. Worldwide icon-chevron-right North America icon-chevron-right United States icon-chevron-right California icon-chevron-right San Francisco icon-chevron-right The 21 best gay bars in San Francisco.
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Live music on Thursday nights are a nice counterpoint to the often wild and unexpected Friday and Saturday night parties that feature everything from lube wrestling to gaymer nights. Whether you are looking for a friendly lesbian bar the brand new Jolene's in the Mission, 3 on our list , an epic queer Sunday beer bust 8, SF Eagle , a balls-to-the-wall Latinx dance party 11, Club 21 or a drag show dripping with talent 1, Oasis , we've narrowed down the options to the best of the best.
The charred-crust Neapolitan-style pizzas are heavenly - try the one topped with cherrystone clams, tomato, oregano, pecorino, and hot peppers.