Gay Bars in New York City

Top Gay Clubs & Bars in New York City, NY

Gay Clubs & Bars in New York City

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Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)

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  • Dgn1010
    Dungannon, UK360 contributions
    So cool to be drinking in such a historical bar. Went during the day and it wasn’t overly busy but still a good vibe and friendly customers and staff.
    Written July 5, 2022
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  • Bluff City Traveler
    Memphis, TN15 contributions
    WOW!

    This place is just tooooo much fun! I haven’t been here in … well… lets say, a LONG time but it was just as much fun as I recall back in the day.

    The sing-a-longs were riotously fun with very talented singers/pianists and Mede each guest laugh all night as we enjoyed cold adult beverages and sang right along!

    If you want this fun time, by all means beat a path to the Duplex in The Village!
    Written July 7, 2022
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  • Brian P
    New York City, NY491 contributions
    This used to be one of my husband's favorite bars, but has dropped off a bit for the past few months. He's a country western sort of man and taught me how to 2 step here. The front bartender got to know us that as soon as he saw us walk in he began making our drinks w/o having to ask. He's gone and are hoping to build that relationship back up with the new guy in that spot. Another change is that they play a lot of pop & rock music now. All the other bars in the city play that and we loved that this place was different. The boys still get on the bar and dance to songs throughout the night and the people there are nice & friendly. There's about half women which isn't an issue for us, but is for some.
    Written March 24, 2019
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  • Pao Allen
    Mexico City, Mexico169 contributions
    Even if you go alone it will make you feel welcome, there's a lot of friendly folks. The space is a little bit small but they have good music and drinks.
    Written July 14, 2022
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  • John Smioth
    New York City, NY2 contributions
    Here was the first date with my husband. We met on the site gaylot.com . The first meeting was unforgettable, now every year we come here to remember that wonderful moment
    Written April 26, 2020
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  • Allan S
    New York City, NY6,265 contributions
    This place has been here for. a long time and attracts a very diverse crowd interested in music , drink bling and talk. Located in mid block it offers a nice alternative spot for everyone to enjoy some good live music and some drinks.
    Written June 28, 2018
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  • CAMellon
    Punta Gorda, FL388 contributions
    This is a two story gay bar but has a nice mixed crowd. Dance music on two floor and a slightly quiter bar area so you can actually talk. Drinks were a bit pricey but we had a nice time.
    Written March 2, 2020
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  • Pao Allen
    Mexico City, Mexico169 contributions
    I was there last august for the premiere of the L word generation q second season and it was a lot of fun. There were even folks on the street watching it from there. Didn't know it had an option to make reservations and to stay after the event, which is nice.
    Written July 14, 2022
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  • Jack928
    7 contributions
    Absolutely loved this place. Visiting from the UK. The staff are really friendly and the drinks are the cheapest we have found. $8 for two vodkas and mixers. The music is good and the atmosphere is really good. Thank you.
    Written November 24, 2019
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  • hotlatin Manny
    1 contribution
    Was my first time to this party and WOW!!! BEST TIME I EVER HAD AT REBAR!!!! You guys need to do more of these events ... I danced the night away and it’s refreshing not having to Uber it trek it on the trains to queens just to party with HOT LATIN MALES - I live east of CHELSEA and will be returning with about 10-15 ppl next time -

    Is it only on each First Saturday of every month ?

    Best NYC LATIN PARTY BAR NONE!!! 😍🍷🍸🍺🍻😎👌👍🏼👍
    Written February 24, 2020
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  • jclsouthfl
    Wilton Manors, FL65 contributions
    We went to Atlas a few times while in NYC for a long weekend. This is a great spot with good drinks, great bartenders and a friendly crowd. There’s also a lovely seating area out front to enjoy the wonderful summer in the city weather. Will definitely return next time I’m in the city!
    Written July 25, 2022
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  • Shawn H
    Washington DC, DC275 contributions
    We came to Industry twice during our recent trip to NYC and enjoyed it both times. Its definitely on the itinerary for any visit to the city. The first night was a quiet night at the bar, without a show. We were able to have a conversation with enough people to be lively without being overwhelming. The second night there was a drag performance and the bar was much more crowded and louder. We snagged a couch for our group, which kept us comfortable - if conversation was a bit of a lost cause. Service at the bar was always fast and positive. I'd like to come back to better enjoy the show and the good crowd.
    Written October 2, 2021
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  • avatar27
    Boston, MA199 contributions
    We went the last sunday for the 20th anniversary, was really fun and crowded as the old times (as my NY partner said) the show and the music were great
    Written October 25, 2015
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  • tourguidess
    Cambria California11 contributions
    So much fun! Thank you Colt and Bright Light Bright Light for a memorable time. What a cool place! Fun, welcoming crowd, cool tunes!
    Written October 16, 2021
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  • LauraLondonEngland
    England33 contributions
    Where to start, great music! And a big dance floor, so you don't have to make shapes where you're standing like other places I'd been to. I went to a few gay bars, and by far this was the best place to dance and the music was the best here, varied, and not too much dance music like you got your head banging in a fish bowl!

    Super efficient, friendly bar staff, with buy one get one free drinks before 10pm if I remember correctly. But also, fantastically handsome! If you have gay friends like me, bring them there, you will have the best night out!

    The guys dance on the bars, there's no hassle, its all fun, good times! There are no ladies/mens toilets would be my only downside, but its not a major bad point, because this place is great!

    Location, I'm sure the address is on here, but its off a side street across the road from Union Square. We went to visit Brooklyn bridge for some sightseeing and ended up here for the remainder of the night.
    Go here for a great night out!
    Written March 18, 2013
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