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About Gay and Lesbian Bars in San Diego

The San Diego gay community entertains a variety of gay and lesbian bars. San Diego gay and lesbian bars reside throughout the county; however most popular gay bars and lesbian bars are located throughout Hillcrest, North Park, and University Heights. San Diego gay bars and lesbian bars feature an eclectic assortment of club and lounge vibes for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Gay and lesbian bars in San Diego range from classy martini bars, to lively dance clubs, and risqu' lounges. San Diego gay bars and lesbian bars lure in a diverse crowd for a hot nightlife scene.

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Bacchus House

The Bacchus House is one of the top gay bars in Hillcrest. Although a bold claim indeed, their over the top Greek-Renaissance theme,...

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Location: North Park / University Heights


Bourbon Street

For unpredictable entertainment with a consistently steamy crowd, take a left on Bourbon Street. With four rooms boasting an...

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Location: North Park / University Heights


Brass Rail


C J's Bar


Caliph Lounge

Caliph is an unabashedly iridescent Moroccan-inspired bar. From a vinyl clad bar to embellished mirrors and framed paintings aflame with...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Chee-Chee Club

Chee Chee Club is one of the oldest gay bars on El Cajon Boulevard. When it comes down to it, Chee Chee Club is either a hit or...

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Location: Gaslamp and Downtown


Cheers

If you like live music, Chaser's Cocktails is a neighborhood must. Chaser's has had a recent surge in local band appearances. Typical...

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Location: North Park / University Heights


EDEN

The hottest gay club in San Diego, EDEN is a place of pure harmony – a place where people from all walks of...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Flicks

Purveyor of the taboo, Flicks blends multimedia entertainment with nightlife adventure. Flicks is the first ever video gay bar in San...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Kickers

Like many of its regular attendees, Kickers welcomes a different identity each night of the week. This high-energy U-shaped bar within...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Lips

Prepare to be titillated once you embrace Hillcrest's infamous Lips - the premier restaurant for drag show dining. Lips offers a nightly...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Loft

In the Loft, you won't find girly drinks with flair or upscale appetizers with artsy amenities. But what you will find at this signature...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Martinis Above Fourth

Enjoy a classic martini in this swanky mod cabaret lounge. A Hillcrest staple for live music in a comfortable setting, Martinis above...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Number One Fifth Avenue

Number One Fifth Avenue is a relaxing tavern that caters to a thirty-something crowd. The courteous staff is more than willing to point...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Numbers

Numbers is a famous gay club filled with 80's music and flamboyant patrons. Vintage arcade games, go-go platforms, and pool tables await...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


Pecs

The blunt name backs the attitude at this gay bar. Man's man guests show off their goods around the U-shaped bar in between shooters,...

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Location: North Park / University Heights


Rainbow Bar & Grill


Rich's

Fashion-forward open-minded locals can't get enough of Rich's in Hillcrest. Although an unabashedly gay bar, socially conscious females...

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Location: Hillcrest / Mission Hills


San Diego Eagle

The San Diego Eagle is a bold fetish club where the mature leather-bound gay community joins together for long nights of creativity sans...

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Location: North Park / University Heights


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