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Coming Out

Via di San Giovanni in Laterano 8, 00184 Rome, Italy
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  • Coming Out Pro 2014
    Jason Flegel
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    5 Jul 19, 2013

    Coming out is the most visible gay bar in Rome. Right next to the Colloseo, it attracts a huge tourist crowd, though you'll find locals too. It's kind of surreal, like a gay club next to Vatican City. The drinks are cheap, the crowd is friendly, and the format really supports solo travelers. Because the actual bar is really, really tiny, bar-goers end up spilling out onto the street. On a busy Friday or Saturday night, you'll find hundreds of guys, young and old, hanging out on the street, sipping drinks, chatting, and getting rowdy. For a country that has such an interesting relationship with homosexuality, it's pretty neat that such an out-in-the-open place exists.

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  • Coming Out Pro 2014
    Julia P
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    5 Jul 04, 2012

    With one of the best night-time views of the Colosseum, Coming Out is a great gay bar but fun to hang out at for straight peeps as well. I had many a tipsy, fun night here when I lived in the Eternal City.

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    5 Sep 19, 2013

    Coming Out is one of Rome's original gay bars, and it's a great place for their straight friends to hang out as well. Beautiful views of the Colosseum at night, good drinks, and fun people.

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  • Coming Out
    Luke Maffei
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    Hands down, our best gay bar experience in the middle of Italian august (a lot was closed). This is less of a gay "bar" and more of a gay "kiosk" because the tiny little venue spills out into the street to such a degree that the tiny little dance floor is left empty as revelers drink, mingle, and gawk--practically in the Colosseum's backyard.

    Tons of tourists come here so you can use some of your English! And the people watching's pretty good too because most of the people are young. It's a little weird to see full grown, Italian gay couples wandering around together like we're all back in high school on the quad, but if my school had these views, this percentage of homos, cheap beer, and late night gelato vendors I would have had a much better time.

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5.0 out of 5
4 members' reviews
417 people visited Coming Out

Description

Rome's original gay bar, located just under the Colosseum.

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