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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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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Batanga

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908 Congress @ Travis
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 224-9500
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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]

2. MKT BAR

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1001 Austin St
Houston, TX 77010
(832) 260-2222
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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]

3. South Beach

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810 Pacific St
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 529-7623
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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]

4. The Honeymoon Cafe & Bar

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300 Main St
Houston, TX 77002
(281) 846-6995
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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]

5. Dean's Downtown

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316 Main St
Houston, TX 77002
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]

6. El Big Bad

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419 Travis St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 229-8181
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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]

7. Little Dipper

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304 Main St
Houston, TX 77002
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]

8. The Original OKRA Charity Saloon

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924 Congress St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 237-8828
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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]

9. Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Houston

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1300 Lamar St
Houston, TX 77010
(713) 650-1300
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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]

1. Batanga

908 Congress @ Travis, Houston, TX 77002
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]

908 Congress @ Travis
Houston, TX 77002

2. MKT BAR

1001 Austin St, Houston, TX 77010
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]

1001 Austin St
Houston, TX 77010

3. South Beach

810 Pacific St, Houston, TX 77006
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]

810 Pacific St
Houston, TX 77006

4. The Honeymoon Cafe & Bar

300 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
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]

300 Main St
Houston, TX 77002

5. Dean's Downtown

316 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
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]
316 Main St
Houston, TX 77002

6. El Big Bad

419 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002
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]

419 Travis St
Houston, TX 77002

7. Little Dipper

304 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
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]

304 Main St
Houston, TX 77002

8. The Original OKRA Charity Saloon

924 Congress St, Houston, TX 77002
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]

924 Congress St
Houston, TX 77002

9. Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Houston

1300 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010
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]

1300 Lamar St
Houston, TX 77010

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