Gay Bars, Karaoke Area: The same owners run another campy, festive restaurant and lounge, Baja Betty's, and the restaurant Gossip Grill, which are both also on University Avenue. The Loft—a San Diego institution—is known for its strong drinks and unpretentious atmosphere. Flicks is often packed to the gills—and go-go dancers, stiff and cheap drinks, and music videos above a spirited dance floor are the reasons why. Dance Clubs, Gay Bars Area: San Diego gay nightlife scene manages that rare balance between being remarkably friendly and also rife with beautiful guys and tanned and toned lesbians - it's pretty much a reflection of this sunny Southern California city. The restaurant produces a own line of fine chocolates, jams and jellies, and other gourmet goods.
The Loft 5th Ave.
The large central bar points the way toward the spacious and back patio with its own full bar and food service. Catering to the leather community is the long-established San Diego Eagle. There's a nice selection of cocktails and beers, too, at very reasonable prices.
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