715 Fairview St.
Houston, TX 77006
Ripcord is the second oldest gay bar in Texas and the state's oldest leather bar. Since 1980, the bar has become 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. With its large patio, Ripcord is a great place to enjoy a beer or a cocktail 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.