Welcome to the gay bars of Sarasota, FL!

The city has a vibrant gay community, with many LGBT bars and clubs where one can mix and mingle with people of diverse interests. The best part - these establishments have a variety of atmospheres, from cozy and low-key to raucous and wild.

If you're looking for a place to drink and dance with your partner on a Saturday night, you'll find just what you need at one of these Sarasota bars. And if you're looking for something more intimate—perhaps just because it's been a while since you've been out there —you'll find that too!

Oasis Restaurant & Bar
Bar $
1525 4th St, Sarasota FL, 34236
Oasis is a well-known spot for gay people in the Sarasota area, and it has been for many years. The bar has a casual atmosphere and great food—especially the burgers! The bar serves premium drinks and appetizers. They also have a pool table and shuffleboard tables, which are always popular with locals.
You can also enjoy LGBT events at Oasis.
Purple Rhino Lodge
Bar $
2920 Beneva Rd, Sarasota FL, 34232
It belongs to a non-profit organization that provides a comfortable place and environment for the LGBT community and its supporters.
If you're looking for a fun night out with friends or family, check out Purple Rhino!
The Gator Club
5.0  5 Rating (1)
1490 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
It is the most charming gathering place for the LGBT community in Sarasota. They have plenty of drinks to choose from, and something new gets added every week. They host Dj parties, karaoke, adult bingo, and more now and then.
Pangea Alchemy Lab
5.0  5 Rating (1)
1564 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
Serving an array of specialty cocktails, this premier craft cocktail lounge works with liquid chef experts. Whether you prefer an old-school drink or want to try some new-age cocktail with your love interest, this Euro-inspired bar has everything you need.
The Parrot Patio Bar & Grill
Bar & Restaurant $
3602 Webber Street, Sarasota FL, 34232
Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, The Parrot Patio Bar & Grill is a 24-hour hotspot for locals and tourists alike. They always look for new talent and are open to the public. It's a great place to hang out with friends or make new ones.
They have an extensive bar menu that includes cocktails, wine, beer, and cider. And their food menu is just as delicious - have fun!