Celebrate Pride Month at the best gay bars in Washington

Nellie's Sports Bar

Nellie's Sports Bar | Photo: Marlon T./Yelp

Most Pride parades in the United States take place in the month of June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots. But there's more to Pride than a single parade: Many gay bars and other gathering places have special events all month long.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top gay bars in D.C., using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to hit the town for celebration and community.

1. Number Nine

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Topping the list is Number Nine. Located at 1435 P St. (between North 15th and North 14th streets) in Logan Circle, the bar is the highest-rated gay bar in Washington. It offers signature cocktails, along with local beer.

2. Nellie's Sports Bar

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Next up is the U Street Corridor's Nellie's Sports Bar, situated at 900 U St. NW (between North Florida Avenue and North 9 1/2 Street). With four stars out of 502 reviews on Yelp, the gay bar, sports bar and traditional American spot has proved to be a local favorite. Among its menu items you'll find empanadas, pizza and a pulled pork sandwich.

3. A League of Her Own

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Adams Morgan's A League of Her Own, located at 2319 18th St. NW (between North Belmont and North Kalorama roads), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the gay bar and sports bar 4.5 stars out of 37 reviews. It features a dance floor and an outdoor patio.

4. Dito's Bar

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Dito's Bar, a gay bar in Dupont Circle, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 27 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1602 17th St., Floriana Restaurant (between North Q and North Corcoran streets) to see for yourself. On its menu you'll find lamb gnocchi and chocolate mousse.

5. Uproar Lounge & Restaurant

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And then there's Uproar Lounge & Restaurant, a Ledroit Park favorite with four stars out of 35 reviews. Stop by 639 Florida Ave. NW (between North Bohrer and North 7th streets) to hit up the business the next time the urge strikes. Menu items include catfish fingers, mushroom caps and fried ravioli.

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