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White Horse Inn

 (116 Ratings)

Iconic for 75 years

Go here for karaoke, dancing, drag shows, beer busts, and everything else your thirsty heart desires.

Nominated for Best of GayCities 2023 - Legendary Bar

Oakland · 6551 Telegraph Ave, Oakland


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Turf Club

 (38 Ratings)

A garden oasis

This relaxing, unpretentious destination has a large outdoor and is well-liked for its easy-going staff and...

East Bay/Hayward · 22519 Main St, Hayward


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Club 1220

 (33 Ratings)

Small time fun with big heart

Behind the 7-11 is a black door; look inside and that's where the action is inside of this...

East Bay/Walnut Creek · 1220 Pine St, Walnut Creek


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The Port Bar

 (14 Ratings)

Uptown's gay bar

Located less than a block away from 19th Street BART station, this bar caters to a diverse and friendly crowd.

Oakland · 2023 Broadway, Oakland


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Townhouse Cocktail Lounge

 (11 Ratings)

Vallejo favorite for 50 years

Dance with locals, play pool, and fill up with drinks at this diverse and lively local hangout.

East Bay/Vallejo · 401A Georgia St, Vallejo


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Fluid510

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Cocktails, small bites, & live entertainment

Fluid510 is the latest inspiration from Oakland-based community champions Richard...

Nominated for Best of GayCities 2023 - New Kid on the Block

Oakland · 1544 Broadway, Oakland


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Friends & Family

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Cocktails and late night eats

For late nights near Lake Merritt, stop by this hidden gem on 25th Street. Open  until midnight on weekends,...

Oakland · 468 25th St, Oakland


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Summer Bar & Lounge

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Intimate venue with live music

Summer Bar and Lounge is a hip lounge, with live music acts, drag artist  performances, and open mic...

Oakland · 526 8th St, Oakland


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Qué Rico Nightclub

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Latine nightclub and restaurant

Looking for a hot, sweaty night with sexy men and dance music? Look no further than Que Rico Nightclub and...

Oakland · 381 15th St, Oakland


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The New Parish

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Live music venue that features amazing local and national talent

The New Parish brings national touring acts to a new intimate East Bay venue. Get those dancing shoes on because...

Oakland · 1743 San Pablo Ave, Oakland


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