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Badlands

4121 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2407
+1 415-626-9320
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Seedy and sexy

It was a lot to take in for a little kiwi boy. The bar staff are very friendly and I had more than... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
M T
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New Zealand
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Where is the Friday night happy hour crowd?

Where is the Friday night happy hour crowd? Is it down based on the bar tender complaining about... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Eric S
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Dance bar located in the Castro.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
3 weeks ago
“Seedy and sexy”
25 Aug 2017
“Where is the Friday night happy hour crowd?”
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4121 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2407
The Castro
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a lot to take in for a little kiwi boy. The bar staff are very friendly and I had more than one offer of being shown around by the bartenders after their shift ended lol. There was one Latino bar tender I wish...More

Thank M T
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Where is the Friday night happy hour crowd? Is it down based on the bar tender complaining about his tip or just a result in changing tastes? I have always enjoyed coming here when in town. Fun, diverse, non-pretentious crowd. Happy video music. Good cheap...More

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

With video monitors playing the music videos and all their sexy bartenders u are sure guaranteed a good time. Just be careful leaving ur jacket Layin about because ur probably not gonna walk out with it

Thank OneManTravelor
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A classic Castro hookup joint where sugar daddies look for trophy boys for barebacking and bath house encounters and maybe a trip to a white party.

Thank Alzor S
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Stopped here for some drinks on a Saturday night and got two for ones during happy hour. Great drinks and great service!

Thank db16
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We always come to Badlands when we are in SF, love the drinks and dancing. Music is played by a VJ and includes showtunes, pop and anything else one would like to dance to. The place gets packed, so come early and enjoy.

Thank SFLeonce
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

I went to San Francisco by myself and basically stayed in the castro. I stumbled upon Badlands because I met a few people at The Q. They said that Badlands was the place to dance. The line was long but it went quick. The music...More

Thank Stephc09
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

we loved the facts that: music not too loud, we could speak, enough people not too much, cheap drinks, goodlooking gogo dancers

Thank Jurgen B
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Reviewed 9 March 2015

Nice neighborhood dance club. Very well-lit and uplifting dancing area. Bartenders are friendly but drinks are sort of diluted. But this may not be a bad thing, as you can keep sipping without getting drunk. Music is kind of mix of upbeat pops. Don't expect...More

Thank Phil Y
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Reviewed 4 January 2015

Fun night dancing with some folks I met at a conference I attended. Great mix of music from all eras. Dance floor filled up very quickly.

1  Thank Daveydoo1964
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