In honor of Pride Week in Oklahoma City, we’re highlighting restaurants that are offering something special for Pride Month or that go out of their way to make sure everyone feels comfortable with menu selection, service and location.
By Jacob Threadgill with Gazette / file and provided photos
1234 N. Western Ave.
facebook.com/goodtimesok | 405-609-3647
This bar is becoming the go-to spot to watch RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars and it is LGBTQ-friendly and offers one of the largest and best patios in the city where you can enjoy one of their alcoholic pouches, which are basically adult Capri Sun. Don’t forget about their kitchen, which has plenty of vegetarian options, as well.
916 NW Sixth St.
revolucionokc.com | 405-606-6184
With a margarita in hand, there are few better places to unwind than Revolución’s back patio. 84 Hospitality Group is a sponsor of Pride’s music on Saturday, and you can return the favor by checking out its menu at Revolución that got a revamp at the start of the year by adding fingerling potatoes cooked in pork fat, a new eponymous salad and pork rib carnitas.
2415 N. Walker Ave.
pizzeria-gusto.com | 405-437-4992
The bartenders at Pizzeria Gusto do an excellent job of keeping drinks up-to-date with seasonal selections, like the patio punch, which is best enjoyed on Gusto’s great outside section. The drink combines raspberries, honeydew, lemon, raspberry syrup, ocean vodka and Topo Chico.
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
1316 W. Memorial Road, Suite 100
hopdoddy.com | 405-751-7200
This Austin-based chain has two locations in Oklahoma City and is celebrating Pride Month by offering the Born This Way Burger through July 2. Your choice of patty is topped with spicy sweet jalapeño jam, crispy onions and fennel mayo.
6464 Avondale Drive, Nichols Hills
themerret.com | 405-848-6464
The metro’s first champagne bar is the kind of place to be yourself and let loose. It offers DJs and live music on the weekends, but even during the week, it has music to dance to. Have fun with frosé [frozen rosé] or tap into your college days with a Chambong, a combination beer bong and champagne flute.
824 SW 89th St.
eatatsunnyside.com | 405-703-0011
This modern diner concept has been one of the biggest breakouts in the Oklahoma City metro not only because of its elevated spin on classics but also because it does great work for the community’s less fortunate with its community closet and street team care packages. Between those programs and Sunnyside’s huge plant-based menu, it shows it has a commitment to making everyone feel welcome.
Mary Eddy’s Kitchen x Lounge
900 W. Main St.
maryeddysokc.com | 405-982-6960
The excellent bar at Mary Eddy’s has a special drink on its menu in honor of Pride Month with its proceeds being donated to the Oklahoma chapter of Free Mom Hugs. The Story Within drink combines El Jimador Reposado tequila, Turmeon Vermouth Rosé, raspberry and rose simple syrup and lychee puree for a drink so red that it epitomizes the life section of the Pride flag.