Right across from Trader Dicks. The former is best known for its boisterous nightlife, the latter for its thriving fine dining and cultural scenes. Though definitely mixed, it was a comfortable haven. El Farallon. Boat Ride, City Sightseeing and Shopping. Mandala throws the region's best Halloween party, crushes New Year's Eve, and is among the top local late-night hangouts for visiting celebrities. Blue Marlin Ibiza, like the former Nikki Beach, offers excellent poolside fare and ambiance by day before transforming into a delightfully decadent nightclub after dark.
Cabo Azul Resort. Map your best San Jose, California gay and lesbian night out. Despite these challenges, bars continued to open.
The mystery is how the largest city in the Bay Area and the third largest city in California wound up with so few gay bars.