440 Castro

440 castro gay bar san francisco
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EVERY DAY: 12 P.M. - 2 A.M.
415.621.8732 | WEBSITE

Cruisy, cheap and full of corrugated metal, 440 Castro is a dark, sweaty cavern of masculinity. Formerly Daddy’s, it’s one of the last vestiges of the Castro’s working class past, a joint better known for 2-for-1 specials and Levis than drag shows or DJs who command a steep cover. The dual levels make for maximum go-go-boy visibility, and the tap list is more than respectable. Just be warned: This men’s room has zero privacy.


Known For
  • craft beer
  • singles scene
  • gay scene
What to drink
Lots of California beer on tap, otherwise it’s the usual mixed drinks.
Monday night, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m., is Underwear Night. Complete with clothes check in the back, and drink specials for those who dare strip, it’s without question the most delightfully raunchy place to be on everybody’s least favorite day of the week.