The Drinkery

96% love it
Dive bar with karaoke
A casual, relaxing place to hang out and talk while playing the jukebox with an array of songs.
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    • dickcashen
      dickcashen Over a year ago

      A total dive bar after 5 pm mix male and female and most are not gay, day time only like the gallery, stay clear after 5 pm not worth it

    • starrfucker
      starrfucker Over a year ago

      I'm impressed with how many times the bartender's can cut a lime. My limes were 1/8 of a centimeter. That takes skills to be that cheap. Friendly staff, cheap drinks and a strong smelling bathroom.

    • grjack12
      grjack12 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Good neighborhoody bar
      I like the Drinkery. The name says it all, LOL. Good spot for drinks and its a party for festivals like Gay Pride, ArtScape and more. I'm from DC and Bmore's Drinkery is a great change of pace from uptight DC drinking holes.

    • papithor
      papithor Over a year ago
      Loves it

      good times
      Relaxing, mixed, cool people and cheap drinks.... Not fancy but cool

    • Slash66
      Slash66 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      @jeff5sig - You are spot about those guys. I used to be a regular at the Drinkery but find myself not wanting to go there anymore and have to deal with their antics. They are loud and obnoxious The eldest one seems to have a "better than anyone" attitude about him (the only people he may be better than are the customers that don't have jobs or bathe and groom on a daily basis... lol). As for the other two, I'm not sure who is worse, the bigger one or the redhead. They both seem to revel in just being mean and rude. In all my years of attending the Drinkery, they are the most unfortunate people I have ever had the misfortune of encountering. Just know that you are not alone jeff5sig.

    • jeff5sig
      jeff5sig Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Avoid the three bitter patrons
      Overall the bar and bartenders are great, however, while this bar gets a mixed crowd and can be a lot of fun, there are three very unfriendly guys who hold court nightly at the end of the bar drinking cheap wine and two for one beers. They are the most unfriendly gay people you will ever meet and don't seem to have anywhere else to go. Very sad. If you can avoid their stares, nasty comments and picture taking--yes they take pictures of patrons with their cell phones to show to each other (obviously), then you will probably have a great time!

    • Philj
      Philj Over a year ago
      Hates it

      OLD dilapidated, Bar tenders are friendly, Drink Prices good,Karaoke on weekends. 50% Black clientel friendly bunch of guys, entering from outside, hold your billfold tight lots of people looking for mony or anytrhing for fee. They control the music no jukebox. Bathroom no privacy for sit down moment,and disgustingly smelly. B-more has lots more to offer close by. philj

    • Stray
      Stray Over a year ago
      Hates it

      The only exciting thing here is the juke box. The decor changes but the faces don't. The bartenders are friendly, they have to be or else there is no reason for you to stay.

    • mictimmul
      mictimmul Over a year ago
      Hates it

      This place is sadness. Fight your way through the crowd working the corner. Feel like you need a shower after. 'Nuff said.

    • gayerthangay
      gayerthangay Over a year ago
      Loves it

      When you get here just say Hi nd make yourself at HOME they will make you feel like it been your home forever

    • boartjr
      boartjr Over a year ago
      Loves it

      make it all worth the trip
      If you want to made feel at home then this is the place to be. Everyone here makes you feel like you are family even if it just your first time here. they really care and there is plenty of good fun to be had by all young not so young this is the place to be. when you get there just say hi and you will feel like you been a friend there forever.

    • ddphilly
      ddphilly Over a year ago
      Loves it

      no attitude... good conversations. Cheers(ish)

    • JoshyBoy
      JoshyBoy Over a year ago
      Loves it

      The Drinkery... If you are the type of person that likes a place to go to just chill, well this is the plcae that you wanna go to. From the moment you walk in the door you are immediately greeted and promptly asked "what are you having to drink"!!! The Manager Stan, and Bartenders Steve, Wayne, Auggie, and Bob are the friendliest bartenders out of all of the Gay Bars in Baltimore combined!!! When you finally sit down, you will notice the "regulars", and there are a lot of them, such as I and if you do not know anyone when you get there you will know almost everyone by name by the time you leave and probably know their whole life story!!! Drinks are cheap, 2 for 1 hin happy hour hours, and they are VERY STRONG!!!( Depending on the bartender... Wayne is the best!!! ) If you like Karaoke, on Thurs, Fri, and Sat. nights karaoke is from 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM. Check it out you will not be disapointed!

    • Gwenyth
      Gwenyth Over a year ago
      Loves it

      welcome home, hon!
      Meet old friends and new, all types - everyone is welcome. People drop in from all over and always return to The Drinkery. Fun and friendly relaxed atmosphere, unpretentious with great staff and jukebox and karaoke silliness. You'll feel at home at the Drinkery!