Parade Dining 2008

ChicagoPride.com
June 18, 2008

As Carol Channing warbled in Hello, Dolly! ‘Before the Parade Passes By’, why not grab a great seat and one of these fabulous restaurants along the Pride parade route and watch the festivities with a cocktail in hand and a great meal with a few of your friends. 2008 provides some of our favorite staple venues as well as a couple new spots that have burst on the Boystown scene this year.

As Carol Channing warbled in Hello, Dolly! ‘Before the Parade Passes By’, why not grab a great seat and one of these fabulous restaurants along the Pride parade route and watch the festivities with a cocktail in hand and a great meal with a few of your friends. 2008 provides some of our favorite staple venues as well as a couple new spots that have burst on the Boystown scene this year.

Orange

Renowned for their delightfully innovative brunch menu, Orange offers everything from eggs Benedict to green eggs and ham to frushi (fresh fruit rolled with fruit-juice infused rice). There are always fun specials and the service is impeccable.

Orange

3231 N Clark
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 549-4400
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Drew's On Halsted

A contempory, American restaurant, Jack's features global cuisine incorporating Asian, Mediterranian and New World making it a true American blend.

Drew's On Halsted

3201 N Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 244-9191
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Firefly (Closed)

This little bistro is located right in the heart of Boystown. Sitting at the bar is a great place to experience Pride Fest, Market Days or just simply watch the always interesting world go by.

Firefly (Closed)

3335 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 525-2505
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HB: Home Bistro (Closed)

This neighborhood favorite features large windows that overlook Halsted Street - perfect for watching the parade. BYOB.

HB: Home Bistro (Closed)

3404 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 661-0299
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Las Mananitas

With a great outdoor patio, this fun Mexican restaurant has great energy and a fabulous carne asana y .

Las Mananitas

3523 N Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 525-2109
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Halsted's Bar and Grill

Large front windows and a large beer garden, Halsted's is a perfect Pride choice, serving standard American food.

Halsted's Bar and Grill

3441 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 348-9696
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Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club

What a drag!! Catch a great show while sipping on one of many selections from Kit Kat’s vast martini menu.

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club

3700 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 525-1111
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Melrose Restaurant

With a large outdoor seating area and a menu that would make Denny’s seem limited, Melrose is a great choice for pre-parade dining.

Melrose Restaurant

3233 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 327-2060
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Wilde Bar and Restaurant

Named after poet and playwright Oscar Wilde, this upscale Irish pub is accessible to every cross section of patron.

Wilde Bar and Restaurant

3130 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 244-0404
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Cesar's Killer Margaritas on Broadway

Home of the 'Killer Margarita,' Cesar's celebrates Pride with a street party and plenty to drink. The ChicagoPride.com Pride Party follows the parade at Cesar's.

Cesar's Killer Margaritas on Broadway

2924 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 296-9097
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