Best Sex in the Bay: 2018 edition finds familiar fun

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Wednesday April 11, 2018
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Looking for a hot sex toy, or a hot sex partner to play with? Here, listed for your sexual pleasure, are this year's winners in the Besties' hot and sexy sexual categories.

Best Sex Venue: Steamworks Berkeley

And the nominees are Steamworks Berkeley, Blow Buddies, and Eros.

These three sexual mainstays are places where men looking for men can get off to their hearts' content. But it's Steamworks Berkeley that takes home the top prize, no doubt for all the hot tops to be found within. You can work up quite a sweat at

Best Dating App: Scruff

And the nominees are Scruff, Grindr and Growlr.

Hundreds of thousands of men have found hot lovin' through all three of these dating apps. But it was Scruff, which promises "new stacks of guys delivered daily," that was your choice for power top as it takes home the Bestie for Best Dating App. Scruff is the app for world travelers as it connects people from different countries who can hook up while they're jet setting around the world. Check them out at

Best Place To Buy Sex Toys: Good Vibrations
And the nominees are Good Vibrations, Mr. S. Leather, Does Your Mother Know?
You can purchase lots of fun, sexy gadgets at all three of these stores, but Good Vibrations was your choice for the best, no doubt due to the good natured vibes and sense of naughty fun which can be found at all their locations.
One of Good Vibrations' strongest assets is its friendly staff to whom you can say anything--no one is judged. With seven Bay Area locations (and one in Massachusetts thrown in for good measure) Good Vibrations makes it sublimely easy to purchase your sex toys of choice. They also sell erotic literature, porn, and fetish outfits. It's a veritable supermarket of sex!

Best Place to Meet an Online Date/Hook-up: SF Eagle
And the nominees are: SF Eagle, Beck's Motor Lodge, and Eros.
Beck's Motor Lodge ranks high on many people's lists for obvious reasons: where else can you hook up with someone and then hop right into an actual bed?
But it's The Eagle that was declared the winner. The historic leather bar remains one of the last vestiges of South of Market's once-thriving leather culture, thereby giving it a special place in people's hearts. Put on your leather duds and head over to The Eagle 398 12th St at Harrison.