616 JAX Bear & Leather Bar in Jacksonville, FL

Author: 
Carrie Fowler
Curator: 
Michael Newlin
The 616 Bar is Jacksonville Florida's Premier Bear and Leather Bar. The popular gay bar offers a warm and friendly neighborhood feeling with a patio out back. The bar is open 7 days a week from 4pm - 2am. Full Liquor is served inside and on the patio. Located in Historic 5 Points - Brooklyn Area of downtown Jacksonville Florida. Daily Happy Hour prices are in effect from 4 pm to 8 pm seven days a week and include $1.75 Drafts and $2 Wells/Domestics. Please note that these specials may change, they are accurate at the time of the most recent update on the page.
 

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