Mercantile Saloon

Gay Bar
1928 L St (at 20th St.), Sacramento, CA 95811, United States
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 2:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 7:00 PM–Midnight
  • Wed–Thu
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Fri
    • 5:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 4:00 PM–1:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
No
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

A wonderful watering hole in beautiful Downtown Sacramento. Located at 1928 L Street, you are sure to find a great mix of terrific folks to enjoy a nice frosty beverage with on these warm Sacramento days.

7.6/10

Based on 70 votes

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  • Hillary F.

    Best place to go for drinks. Wonderful friendly environment. Fabulous bartenders. Strong ass drinks. Overall my favorite place. Make sure to tip nicely if you want to be remembered!

    Hillary Folsom · October 19, 2014
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  • Erin H.

    Pedro is the shit!

    Erin Hagey · August 18, 2014
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  • Vincent V.

    Great Drinks. Cheap Prices!

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  • Jerry L.

    Very hard to determine if the guy you're cruising is straight or not nowadays. Very sad.

    Jerry Lee · February 15, 2014
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  • Timberlee

    Strong drinks

    Timberlee · November 18, 2013
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  • Kimberly D.

    Seriously cheap drinks!! And coed bathrooms

    Kimberly D · November 10, 2013
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  • Ivana O.

    First time here. Too bad i couldn't actually get a fucking drink.

    Ivana Ojeda · June 27, 2013
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  • tim g.

    Strong, cheap, good drinks.....start your evening off here!

    tim garcia · June 23, 2013
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  • Eddie M.

    Best drink for ur buck

    Eddie Mendez-Vigil · May 6, 2013
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  • Mat W.

    Fireball and coke !!!! Amazeballz

    Mat Wayt · March 1, 2013
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  • Steve S.

    Well...the Merc is the Merc. Cheap drinks. Mature crowd. Heaven or hell depending on your perspective.

    Steve Scott · December 8, 2012
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  • Aaron V.

    YOLO, just do it.

    Aaron Vincent · October 8, 2012
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  • Jacob W.

    Cheapest and strongest drinks in town! Great atmosphere and they make a great gin and tonic!

    Jacob Williams · September 6, 2012
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  • Melanie W.

    Wyders by the bottle.

    Melanie Weir · August 17, 2012
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  • Alex K.

    Cheapest, strongest; drinks in Sacramento.

    Alex Koshell · July 22, 2012
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  • Aaron V.

    Insanely strong drinks. A++++

    Aaron Vincent · May 20, 2012
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  • Janine C.

    Drinks are sting af

    Janine Crump · May 6, 2012
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  • Jon Q.

    If your drink is fizzy and you didn't order soda... Leave immediately.

    Jon Quest · April 15, 2012
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  • Shea O.

    drinks are strong as eff. dont get ruffi'd

    Shea O'Halloran · February 26, 2012
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  • Ryan C.

    just kidding

    Ryan Cramer · December 23, 2011
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  • Anthony G.

    Jesus is an awesome bartender! :)

    Anthony Godina · December 11, 2011
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  • Anthony G.

    Seriously, like I know it can be busy on 2nd Sat, but when the bartender Andrew takes 4 other people in front of me, let's just say never him ever again.

    Anthony Godina · December 11, 2011
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  • Daniella G.

    Best cran vodka of my life. And its cheap!

    Daniella García · September 12, 2011
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  • Dante T.

    I'm probably going to yack after this

    Dante T · September 10, 2011
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  • Gia P.

    JESUS IS THE BEST !!

    Gia P · September 5, 2011
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  • Caesar G.

    Lets get this party started , bitches

    Caesar Gochi · August 21, 2011
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  • Angela C.

    Best Bloody Marys around!

    Angela Casagrande Lowrie · August 13, 2011
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  • Erin C.

    Great drunks at great prices!

    Erin Callaghan · August 13, 2011
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  • Jeon N.

    Extremely clean bathrooms for the dirty vibe.

    Jeon Niroumand · July 12, 2011
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  • David T.

    Turns out this a gay bar....awkward!

    David Teykaerts · February 15, 2011
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  • Ms.Anthropist

    Whiskey on the rocks is like a glass full of ice and whiskey! I love it!

    Ms.Anthropist · January 6, 2011
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  • SacReviews

    Named Top 10 bar of 2010. From the raucous weekend crowds (no coverage charge, ever) to the stiff, yummy drinks ($10 goes a long way here), the Merc delivers. Cash only. [SacBee] Read more

    SacReviews · December 28, 2010
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  • Colleen L.

    They pour heavy. Drinks are cheap. This is the place to be. And on Fridays and Saturdays, Jesus is the best bar tender!!

    Colleen Lacy · December 23, 2010
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  • Ballz B.

    Hey mickey!

    Ballz Ballz · October 1, 2010
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  • Michel H.

    Beware of the drinks here! ;)

    Michel Huizar · September 7, 2010
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  • Mike t.

    Adam 4 adam trollop central

    Mike theFame · January 30, 2010
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