The White Horse Inn (or Bar) according to their website, is the oldest gay bar in the United States. Located at 6551 Telegraph in the Bushrod neighborhood and almost, but NOT in Berkeley, the bar was founded in 1933 in the same spot it is now.
Features: Karaoke on Monday and Tuesday nights; Two pool tables; Smoking room (if you consider that a feature).
Word on the street is that there's a goth night on sundays.
Won 2014 "Readers' Choice" Best Place to Meet Members of the Same Sex in Oakland Magazine.
News & stuff
- Jones, Carolyn. "Oakland's White Horse gay bar turns 80." SFGate.com: May 10, 2013.
2014-05-23: "Inside Oakland's White Horse Inn, the Oldest LGBT Watering Hole in the US" 7x7