715 Fairview St
Houston, Texas 77006


Welcoming gay bar in the heart of Montrose. Houston's LGBT community. Bear, Cub, Daddy, Chaser, Leather, Men, and Friends.

RIPCORD is the longest running gay bar in Houston, Texas. Since 1980, RIPCORD is respected as an iconic staple in the Montrose community, hosting a wide range of events.

RIPCORD is a popular spot for various groups in the gay community, including Bears, Cubs, Daddy, Chaser, Twink, Leather, and Masculine Men.

RIPCORD has the largest patio in the Montrose and is a great place to enjoy a beer or drink on a nice Houston evening.

RIPCORD is open Monday thru Saturday (1pm - 2am), and Sunday (12pm - 2am). A patio entrance to Black Hawk Leather Shop is open Friday and Saturday (8pm - 2am) for your leather needs.


63 Reviews
July 19, 2021
RIPCORD has been in Houston since 1982... There's a reason they have lasted this long. Nuff said. Great drinks, awesome bartenders, and so many different...
April 24, 2021
This place is magical and so is the entire staff, Piero is the best and also a slut pig.
June 15, 2019
Ask for rich. He's an awesome bartender. Very down to earth and just a great go to for drinks. Dj Mel spins here on certain days and she keeps the crowd...


715 Fairview St
Houston, Texas 77006
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