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Houston's LGBT Pride Parade
Houston's LGBT Pride Parade
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Your Guide to Houston's LGBT Pride Parade 2015 for Eating and Drinking

Houston hosts one of the largest LGBT Pride Parade's in the country and with a recent move to Downtown we've got your guide where to eat, drink and be merry.

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Houston’s 37th LGBT Pride Parade is one of the largest in the country and this is the first year the parade moves from it’s usual Montrose location to Downtown. And in light of today's momentous SCOTUS ruling the anticipated 400,000 attendees, might get a lot bigger and a lot brighter. So check out our list of places you can grab a bite to eat and drink Downtown — and the after party you can't miss.

We'll add more to the list throughout the day.

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Batanga

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Latin American tapas in a former 1880's saloon, Batanga's 3,600 sq.ft. patio will be packed for Pride.

Batanga. [Photo: Batanga/Facebook]

MKT BAR

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MKT Bar will be offering $2 off their MKT pizzas and $2 off cocktails, (Basil Rita, Raspberry Mojito, Sangria Blanca, Pomegranate Mimosa, and Sake Bloody Mary) if you mention pride.

MKT BAR. [Photo: MKT BAR/Facebook]

South Beach

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The parade might have moved, but don't expect South Beach to slow down, in fact expect extra foam this year. South Beach is hosting the Official After Party of the Houston LGBT Pride Parade.

South Beach. [Photo: South Beach/Facebook]

The Honeymoon Cafe & Bar

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If you need a pick-me-up espresso or quality cocktail with superior culinary bites head to The Honeymoon Cafe & Bar. Only a year old, the coffeehouse, restaurant and cocktail bar from the team behind Grand Prize Bar, Bad News Bar, Goro and Gun, Lei Low, and OKRA Charity Saloon has quickly become a favorite amongst Houstonians.

The Honeymoon Cafe and Bar. [Photo: The Honeymoon Cafe and Bar/Facebook]

Dean's Downtown

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Dean's will open early at noon with Bloody Mary's and Mimosas to start. Qfest (www.q-fest.com) is hosting a party at the bar from 5 - 8 p.m.. Dean's will serve rainbow shots and a special drink inspired by Pride. Part of the proceeds from Saturday will be kicked back to Qfest. [Photo: Dean's/Facebook]

El Big Bad

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El Big Bad, the two story Tex-Mex gastro-cantina on Travis St. specializes in infused tequilas, fresh juice margaritas and cocktails will serve Happy Hour Margaritas all day and night this Saturday.

El Big Bad. [Photo: El Big Bad/Facebook]

Little Dipper

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If you can't celebrate Pride at Poison Girl then head to their sister site on Main St. Downtown. This cocktail haven is the one of the latest concepts from the same folks behind Poison Girl, Antidote, and Black Hole.

Little Dipper. [Photo: Little Dipper/Facebook]

The Original OKRA Charity Saloon

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Look for OKRA's float in the parade and be sure to pay the charity saloon a visit. True to southern hospitality and entertaining style, General Manager Mary Ellen Angel plans on making punch and busting out the "bishops barrel I've been hoarding," for the momentous occasion.

The Original OKRA Charity Saloon. [Photo: OKRA/Facebook]

Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Houston

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Four Seasons Hotel Houston’s Lobby Lounge on the hotel’s first floor will be opening its doors to parade goers with Deejay Brad Janacek, drink specials and later hours. The action begins at 8 p.m. this Saturday.

Four Seasons. [Photo: Four Seasons Houston]

Batanga

Latin American tapas in a former 1880's saloon, Batanga's 3,600 sq.ft. patio will be packed for Pride.

Batanga. [Photo: Batanga/Facebook]

MKT BAR

MKT Bar will be offering $2 off their MKT pizzas and $2 off cocktails, (Basil Rita, Raspberry Mojito, Sangria Blanca, Pomegranate Mimosa, and Sake Bloody Mary) if you mention pride.

MKT BAR. [Photo: MKT BAR/Facebook]

South Beach

The parade might have moved, but don't expect South Beach to slow down, in fact expect extra foam this year. South Beach is hosting the Official After Party of the Houston LGBT Pride Parade.

South Beach. [Photo: South Beach/Facebook]

The Honeymoon Cafe & Bar

If you need a pick-me-up espresso or quality cocktail with superior culinary bites head to The Honeymoon Cafe & Bar. Only a year old, the coffeehouse, restaurant and cocktail bar from the team behind Grand Prize Bar, Bad News Bar, Goro and Gun, Lei Low, and OKRA Charity Saloon has quickly become a favorite amongst Houstonians.

The Honeymoon Cafe and Bar. [Photo: The Honeymoon Cafe and Bar/Facebook]

Dean's Downtown

Dean's will open early at noon with Bloody Mary's and Mimosas to start. Qfest (www.q-fest.com) is hosting a party at the bar from 5 - 8 p.m.. Dean's will serve rainbow shots and a special drink inspired by Pride. Part of the proceeds from Saturday will be kicked back to Qfest. [Photo: Dean's/Facebook]

El Big Bad

El Big Bad, the two story Tex-Mex gastro-cantina on Travis St. specializes in infused tequilas, fresh juice margaritas and cocktails will serve Happy Hour Margaritas all day and night this Saturday.

El Big Bad. [Photo: El Big Bad/Facebook]

Little Dipper

If you can't celebrate Pride at Poison Girl then head to their sister site on Main St. Downtown. This cocktail haven is the one of the latest concepts from the same folks behind Poison Girl, Antidote, and Black Hole.

Little Dipper. [Photo: Little Dipper/Facebook]

The Original OKRA Charity Saloon

Look for OKRA's float in the parade and be sure to pay the charity saloon a visit. True to southern hospitality and entertaining style, General Manager Mary Ellen Angel plans on making punch and busting out the "bishops barrel I've been hoarding," for the momentous occasion.

The Original OKRA Charity Saloon. [Photo: OKRA/Facebook]

Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Four Seasons Hotel Houston’s Lobby Lounge on the hotel’s first floor will be opening its doors to parade goers with Deejay Brad Janacek, drink specials and later hours. The action begins at 8 p.m. this Saturday.

Four Seasons. [Photo: Four Seasons Houston]

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