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RIPCORD is an iconic gay bar known for Bear, Cub, Daddy, Chaser, Leather and Masculine men. Established in 1980, RIPCORD is the second oldest gay bar in Texas and is a staple in the gay community, hosting a wide range of events.
Moderate size venue but ... Crowd was low on Sunday and Tuesday. No more than 12 customers each night I went. Music was good, in my opinion. Crowd was mixed black white, young and old, people dressed in street clothes, saw one person in jockstrap,...More
Ripcord is a step above your typical gay bar. With a leather/bondage shop on site, the vibe is charged with sexuality and the alcohol just helps. Come dressed casual, or clad in leather, or shirtless, anything goes. As a lady, I was deterred from using...More
Ripcord is a great bar. Nice, chill atmosphere. The bartenders are great, if you get a chance, check out Christopher Barry, he's the best. They're always having events from guest djs, rewind to the 70s-00s, to leather, and they even host geeks who drink on...More
Updated review! I had the great joy of being at the Ripcord under the new management for GLUE weekend. The place has had a face lift and am very much impressed by the changes. It's not what it used to be and seems to be...More
I've been coming to the Ripcord for years. It's very friendly and come-as-you-are. No attitude here, unlike many other places here. Great staff, great patio, great theme nights keep things interesting.
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