Badlands Las Vegas

90% love it
Country themed watering hole
Journey to the wild west in this friendly neighborhood bar. The jukebox is decidedly country and the regulars are really regular (some keep their own beer mugs here). Overall, this bar is extremely friendly, with great drinks and a quirky atmosphere.
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    • TomasSinclair
      TomasSinclair Over a year ago

      Make sure you count your change quick. otherwise it's the cheapest place to drink in the Commercial Center complex and has drag shows on fridays and sundays. If you go online and sign up for text messaging, you can show it to the bartender and get $2 well drinks on saturdays. Hit the website to see the other specials and times. Cheers.

    • Silverback
      Silverback Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Nice place to hang out a while, but not a destination
      Badlands is a good bar to meet friends for a drink before you all head out to, say, First Friday. Or to wind down before heading home after a movie. It's just not the kind of place I'd hear anyone say "I came here to hang out all night". Badlands staff are friendly and have solid bartending skills. They have a good assortment of bottled beers you might miss because they're on a shelf off to the side. Customers are low-key and friendly but not really outgoing. There's bar stools if you're solo and a few booths if you're with friends. I went on Latin Night but there were no Hispanic guys to be found. Badlands is a nice enough bar to hang out for a while, maybe chat with strangers a bit, then be on your way.

    • maze791
      maze791 Over a year ago
      Loves it


    • rei009
      rei009 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      great gay bar
      went to vegas with my gay cousin and we loved the place, we will def be going back

    • kentbloke
      kentbloke Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Visiting from the UK
      In LV for three nights at the beginning of November and looking for a nice place to have a few beers, meet some nice friendly guys and make the most of my few days here. Would this be a good place to hang out. Some ideas would be very helpful guys, thanks

    • bakonative
      bakonative Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Makeover @ Badlands
      The Badlands has a new owner, and management. The bar has totally been refurbished from floor to ceiling. Great drink and beer busts during the week, karaoke, and the Badland Boys. Friendly bartenders. Drop in, and say hi to Barry on Tuesdays thru Fridays, 4pm to midnight.

    • xanadoo
      xanadoo Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Amazing and fun
      Had an amazing and fun time in this bar, staff were very welcoming, great friendly and mixed crowd, very clean and well decorated after recent refurbishment, great priced drinks and happy hour, music is juke box which you can select any style of music on anything goes while we we there it ranged from country to dance barbera striesand to adele, this is a must stop by and visit if your in vegas and i'll promise you wont want to leave!! loved it cant wait to revisit

    • tommyfoot1965
      tommyfoot1965 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      few beers
      love to have a few here before hawks gym, then a few after to let my hole rest and maybe bring a hottie back to my hotel. never a dull moment here.

    • machdohvah
      machdohvah Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great at 3am
      I love to have a drink here after an evening at Hawk's Gym.

    • angiesbro73
      angiesbro73 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      blast from the past
      not high on the coolness scale but a nice hang out for the long in the tooth and the guys who just want a beer and some country music. yes the commercial center can be a little scary at night but i never had any trouble there. makes me think of what a western gay bar wouldve been like in the 60s.

    • canuck
      canuck Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Fun times at Badlands
      Had a great time, beer was cheep, people were friendly. I would drop by any time I am in Vegas.

    • blondofborg
      blondofborg Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Gay Vegas' best hidden surprise
      Think of a neighbourhood bar wishlist. Friendly crowd, friendly staff, cheap (and strong) drinks, no attitude, a little sleazy without being a grope-a-thon, and a rustic theme that shrouds the place in a terrific atmostphere without being too intrusive. Welcome to Badlands.

    • jb326
      jb326 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      The people were nice- but
      I just could not stand the amount of smoke. It definately took me back a few years. I am not saying it is a bad bar- just not for me.

    • ratt
      ratt Over a year ago
      Hates it

      VERY Local...
      We felt kinda out of place because everyone seemed to know everyone else.. Not unwelcomed, just out of place. Very laid back & very out of the way. It seemed to empty out early.

    • blaster
      blaster Over a year ago
      Hates it

      This wasnt so bad.
      At least the staff was friendly here. Shame there was only the two of us in the place. Didnt feel safe in the commercial centre and a cab took ages.