SF Gay Bars Overview

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The gay bars of San Francisco run the gamut from gasp-inducing drag divas and gorgeous-gammed girly men to SM lovin' doms, burly bears, and every slice of menfolk in between.

Despite its amphibious name, Toad Hall in Castro is anything but slimy. Clean cut professionals and fresh-faced collegiates head to this bar for cheap daily deals and delectable cocktails, perching themselves on blood-red vinyl couches or spinning atop a few stools at the bar. Dim-lit chandeliers, a magenta water feature, and a few TVs tuned to Top 40 music videos make this laid-back spot ideal for a make-out or a meet-up.

Tail-wagging canines and their men-loving counterparts flock to Stray bar in Bernal Heights for crisp beer amid a sea of shaggy pals curled up around the bar stools. Catering to sports lovers, Stray attracts a rowdy and friendly group of revelers who gather for the game, grab a quick game of pool, or take a gander at the abstract paintings that don the crimson walls.

Boasting vintage porn, underpants-clad dancers, and a slew of preppy post grads gawking and gyrating on the dance floor, The Café is a bawdy bar with a triangular dance floor, a smoking balcony, and a frat-house feel that offers a boogy-inducing vibe.

San Francisco gay bars are some of the best, serving up a saucy slice of life just the way you want it – spicy, sweet, salty, or downright sinful.

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