Gay bars, cafes and pubs

logo 440 Castro 440 Castro
440 Castro St, 94114, The Castro San Francisco
440 Castro is a neighbourhood gay bar in the San Francisco Castro district, that’s home to locals and tourists. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–02:00
El Rio
3158 Mission St, 94110, La Lengua San Francisco
El Rio thinks of themselves as a mix between a bar and a community centre. El Rio has two indoor spaces and an outdoor patio with heaters. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–00:00
Harvey's
500 Castro St, 94114, Castro District
Restaurant and gay bar. Named after legendary Harvey Milk, Harvey's is a symbol of the gay community in the Castro District. [...]
mon-fri 11:00–23:00, sat-sun 09:00–01:00
Martuni's
4 Valencia St, 94103, South of Market San Francisco
This is the perfect place to come after the theatre. . .Piano bar with open mike.
mon-sun 16:00–02:00
Midnight Sun
4067 18th ST, 94110, The Castro San Francisco
San Francisco’s Premier gay video bar in the heart of Castro. Established in 1971, the Midnight Sun is world-renowned as a pioneer in the video bar industry. [...]
mon-fri 14:00–02:00, sat-sun 13:00–02:00
logo Mix Mix
4086 18th St, 94110, The Castro San Francisco
The Neighbourhood Bar in the Castro is The Mix. Come in and throw back some pitchers or cocktails, and pick out your favourite pop songs off the Internet jukebox. [...]
mon-fri 07:00–02:00, sat-sun 06:00–02:00
logo Moby Dick Moby Dick
4049 18th St, Castro District
Anchored by a 250 gallon salt-water tank above the bar and a fun and friendly staff behind it, Moby Dick is the Castro District’s most enduring neighbourhood gay bar. [...]
mon-sat 12:00–02:00, sun 12:00–00:00
Pilsner Inn
225 Church St
Pilsner Inn is a gay beer bar. What they write: Since 1980, Pilsner Inn has been entertaining and quenching the thirsts of San Francisco's gay (and straight!) community. [...]
mon-fri 12:00–02:00, sat-sun 10:00–02:00
logo Q Bar Q Bar
456 Castro Street, 94114, The Castro San Francisco
Q Bar is a large gay bar in the heart of Castro. Gogo dancers, happy hours, electro pop, dance remixes.
mon-sun 12:00–02:00
logo SF Badlands SF Badlands
4121 18th St, 94114, The Castro San Francisco
San Francisco Badlands is one of the Castro's most popular locations for video/music entertainment and dancing. [...]
mon-thu 15:00–02:00, fri 14:00–02:00, sat 15:00–02:00, sun 14:00–02:00
logo The Café The Café
2369 Market St, 94114, The Castro San Francisco
Located in the heart of the Castro, The Café represents the best of the Castro gay bar and club scene, demonstrating the next generation of San Francisco entertainment. [...]
mon-fri 17:00–02:00, sat-sun 15:00–02:00
logo The Edge The Edge
4149 18th St, 94110, The Castro San Francisco
Landmark LGBT local community bar in the historic Castro neighbourhood for over 20 years. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–02:00
logo The Endup The Endup
401 6th Street , 94708, South of Market San Francisco
For nearly 40 years, the Endup has been and continues to be a second home for many party-goers and DJs and represents the epitome of San Francisco's diversity. [...]
thu 22:00–04:00, fri 22:00–08:00, sat 22:00–10:00, sun 22:00–04:00
The Mint
1942 Market St, 94102, The Castro San Francisco
San Francisco's Premier Karaoke Lounge. Centrally located, the popular Market Street lounge attracts an exceptionally diverse group of the San Francisco Bay Area's top singers. [...]
mon-fri 15:00–02:00, sat-sun 14:00–02:00
logo The Stud Bar The Stud Bar
399 9th Street, 94103, South of Market San Francisco
The Stud opened many years before the majority of its visitors were even born, in 1966. [...]
tue-sun –02:00
Twin Peaks
401 Castro St, Castro District
Gateway to the Castro… a legend in its own time……and the best view of the Castro, any day, any time. [...]
mon-wed 12:00–02:00, thu-sat 08:00–02:00, sun 10:00–02:00

Gay cruise bars

logo Blow Buddies Blow Buddies
933 Harrison Street , 94107, South of Market San Francisco
San Francisco's most famous sex club. As the name implies, it is oriented toward oral sex. [...]
wed 20:00–00:00, thu 20:00–02:30, fri-sat 20:00–04:00, sun 18:00–02:30
logo Lone Star Saloon Lone Star Saloon
1354 Harrison, 94103, South of Market San Francisco
Located on Harrison Street between 9th & 10th, the Lone Star Saloon is home to San Francisco's friendly gay Bear Community. [...]
mon-fri 16:00–02:00, sat 12:00–02:00, sun 12:00–00:00
Powerhouse
1347 Folsom St , 94105, South of Market San Francisco
Very popular cruise bar at the SoMa neighbourhood. It has a small semi-outdoor smoking area that turns into a sex room. [...]
mon-sun 16:00–02:00