Owned and operated by women for more than three decades, Wildrose is one of the nation’s longest-running lesbian bars. Ever-evolving with the changing Capitol Hill neighborhood, Wildrose prides itself first and foremost on providing a safe hangout for women, while accepting all patrons, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. The watering hole also boasts fun and danceable DJ sets, affordable drinks, and friendly service. 1021 E. Pike St., 324-9210
First runner-up: The Unicorn
Second runner-up: Pony
Honorable mention: Neighbours, Purr Cocktail Lounge
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