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Lookout Formerly: Metro City Bar

(143 Ratings)
Cocktails and people watching

Find a place out on the balcony to watch the hustle and bustle on the sidewalks below. Lookout is in the epicenter of the Castro, so you're bound to spot some eye candy. Enjoy some tasty food and masterfully crafted cocktails while surrounded by the hottest guys San Francisco can offer.



Nominee for Best of GayCities '23

Featured in Best of GayCities '23
Nominated - Drag Brunch


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Reviews

koreykuhl
koreykuhl
8 months ago

great spot of people watching on the balcony when the weather is nice


rovvied
rovvied
11 months ago

OK for a weekday

This is happening to the folks who adore drag! The view was the best one I've seen amongst other clubs/bars in San Francisco. But it was still dead compared to Los Angeles' drag clubs/bars. It was welcoming, though, by the queen downstairs! The music and the decor was good, but the club having a view on the second floor was the best feature!


Scott
Scott
Over a year ago

Good looking crowd, not pretentious

I love this place for it's mixed age crowd (mostly younger, but not exclusively) and it's general laid back feel. My mainstay is the Sunday afternoon "jock sundays". It's hosted by and donates to a local gay sports team each week, so it brings in new folks along with the regulars each week. It gets packed, but with a goodlooking, non-pretentious crowd.


justinvaluable
justinvaluable
Over a year ago

My friends and I have been going to Lookout for years and we always have way too much fun! The crowd is always super nice, great music and awesome drinks. Worth checking out!


GCeditor
GCeditor
Over a year ago

get a strong cocktail from one of the cute bartenders, then take your friends onto the deck that overlooks the intersection of market and noe, the heart of the castro. it's some of the best gay people watching in the world, as guys stream in and out of the gym across the street, cafe flore, and pete's coffee. when it gets chilly go back inside, and enjoy the dj and the crowd at this often packed place.


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