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Moby Dick's

Bars & pubs

A true neighbourhood bar, Moby Dick's is exactly as it has been since the 1980s. It's popular with pool players (despite the fact that there's only one...

4049 18th Street

Orbit Room

Bars & pubs

This high-ceilinged art deco retreat with pedestal tables is a coffeehouse by day and a cocktail bar by night. The crowd is quite young, a mix of straights...

1900 Market Street


Restaurants & cafés

An exceptional gourmet take-out joint selling fresh pasta and classy salads, as well as Sonoma chicken, Thai vegetarian rolls, sauces, dips, cheeses from...

741 Diamond Street

Pilsner Inn

Bars & pubs

It all happens here, especially on the heated back patio. The Pilsner is a local favourite among youngish beauty boys, who play pool, pinball and computer...

225 Church Street


Bars & pubs

White-hot and cruisey as hell, Powerhouse is one of the city's most popular gay bars. Entertainment includes buzz-cut nights, underwear or bare-chest...

1347 Folsom Street

QComedy Showcase


What's so funny about queers? QComedy Showcase will tell you at its many shows about town. The ebullient Nick Leonard hosts and performs regularly;...

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Regalito Rosticeria

Restaurants & cafés

Opened in 2006 by chef Thomas Peña and his partner, Regalito offers Mexican-style cooking at its best. Hearty enchiladas verdes, delicately spiced chilli...

3481 18th Street


Restaurants & cafés

The Castro's only tearoom, this tranquil spot is a hit with locals searching out a quiet Zen-like refuge. There are more than 100 teas, plus, if you're...

498 Sanchez Street

Space 550


Three ample dancefloors, live performances and seductive go-go dancers attract crowds of hip partygoers and sexy Latino queers to this warehouse club....

550 Barneveld Avenue

Stray Bar

Bars & pubs

Recently opened and beautifully renovated, this girl bar attracts a heterogeneous clientele. The nightly entertainment varies from live blues and jazz...

309 Cortland Avenue



Now more than 40 years old, the Stud still has dancing all week. The crowd is mainly gay and male, but the club prides itself on being 'omnisexual'....

399 9th Street

The Café


There's dancing every night at the Café, the Castro's largest and most popular club. Once the area's only women's bar, it now mainly attracts boys from...

2369 Market Street

Theatre Rhinoceros


Billing itself as the 'world's oldest continually producing, professional queer theatre', Rhino creates theatre that is genuinely inviting rather than...

2926 16th Street

Twin Peaks Tavern

Bars & pubs

Billing itself as 'the Gateway to the Castro', the snug Twin Peaks Tavern was one of the first gay bars in the US to brave the public gaze with street-level...

401 Castro Street

World Gym

Sport, health & fitness

The gym of gyms, where serious work is done. There are classes in almost everything, including yoga, boxing, Thai boxing, kickboxing and spin. The clientele...

290 De Haro Street