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The Brass Rail

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Fun little spot for drinks and dancing...

Came on hip-hop night....so much fun! Male and female go-go dancers, videos on a large screen... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2016
503Jetsetter
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Portland, Oregon
Two words, crowd and loud

Wanted to go dancing at a club in San Diego so went there for my birthday, all different ages which... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2013
Neerla
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Freedom, Pennsylvania
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May 16, 2016
“Fun little spot for drinks and dancing...”
Oct 3, 2013
“Two words, crowd and loud”
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Reviewed May 16, 2016

Came on hip-hop night....so much fun! Male and female go-go dancers, videos on a large screen hanging over the dance floor and an awesome late night taco truck posted up outside. Fun venue to visit on our first trip to SD from Portland!

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

Wanted to go dancing at a club in San Diego so went there for my birthday, all different ages which is good for a gay and lesbian bar. Music was pumping and the drinks were strong and delicious. The bathrooms kept clean, there is even...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank Neerla
Reviewed June 12, 2012

Old school, with a new school twist. Good time, good drinks, great music, but watch out for the sleazy bouncers! Mami

Date of experience: May 2012
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Reviewed September 23, 2011

I have never been to the Brass rail until recently. I and some friends went on a thursday evening.. We are fairly new to San Diego not knowing we were in infamous Hillcrest! We were actually across the street at Rite-aid walking across the street...More

Date of experience: September 2011
1  Thank Morena K
Reviewed August 11, 2008

If you are looking for a gay night spot this is one of the oldest and most known. Not sure it is a "must see".

2  Thank Norgetroll
Reviewed March 7, 2007

Great looking bar and friendly staff. What a change from the old Brass Rail.

2  Thank wheezer25
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