Gay Clubs

Successfully finding a gay club in an unfamiliar city can be trying. That's why 10Best has sought out the top candidates in Austin, detailing their clientele, music, and atmosphere. We let you know which ones cater to gay men or lesbians, what kinds of shows and entertainments they host, and what tracks the DJs spin. To tap into one of the most popular clubs in the area according to 10Best readers, head to Rusty's. It's a telling example of what you can expect when you go out in Austin.


A country-style nightspot in downtown Austin, this gay bar's reputation as one of the friendliest watering holes in the city is a well-deserved status. The bartenders are amicable and attentive, and the diverse patrons are as respectful as they...  Read More

Warehouse District
Oilcan Harry's

A well-loved landmark amongst gay clubs in Austin, Oilcan Harry's attracts a fun-loving crowd with special events like Wednesday 80s night with $1 drinks, Friday amateur male strip contests and Sunday Funday with $1 mimosas to keep the party...  Read More

'bout Time

A low-key local hangout in Austin, this gay bar's top priority is exuding a warm, welcoming atmosphere for the delightfully diverse crowd to enjoy. Comfortable and unpretentious, 'bout Time is the perfect place to enjoy drinking (cheaply) and...  Read More

Charlie's Austin

One of the most inviting gay clubs in Austin, Charlie's is a beloved go-to nightspot for partiers of all sexualities and ethnicities, brought together by a desire to drink, socialize and shake what their mamas gave them. The oldest surviving gay...  Read More

Kiss & Fly

While Austin area gay bars often feature a charming, laid-back ambiance, Kiss & Fly is more of a high-energy dance club, perfect for a raucous night out. With three different levels, six full bars and a lively patio, there are plenty of...  Read More