Best LGBTQ Bar: Wildrose

The people have spoken.

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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