Pride Cocktail Recipes

Say cheers to Pride with these drinks from Gotham, Tacofino and Papi's Seafood and Oyster Bar

Say cheers to Pride with these drinks from Gotham, Tacofino and Papi’s Seafood and Oyster Bar

1. Pridecar from Gotham Steakhouse

This drink has a medium-sweet style with the coconut flavour providing volume and depth with tropical undertones.


  • 1¼ oz Remy Martin VSOP cognac
  • ½ oz Cointreau orange liqueur
  • ½ oz Limoncello lemon
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • ¼ oz coconut syrup
  • Coupe
  • Half sugared rim garnish


  1. Build all ingredients in shaker, hard shake to count of 10.
  2. Strain into chilled coupe with pre-sugared rim.

Available for Pride Week, Friday July 29th to Sunday August 4th


2. Te Amo from Tacofino


  • 1½ oz Butterfly Pea and Lavender-infused Cazadores Blanco Tequila
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz Aperol
  • ¾ oz house-made blueberry syrup
  • Soda water


  1. Fill a Collins glass with ice.
  2. Add the infused tequila, Aperol, lime juice, blueberry syrup, and top with soda.
  3. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Butterfly Pea and Lavender-infused Cazadores Blanco Tequila

  • 750 mL Cazadores Blanco Tequila
  • ¼ cup Butterfly Pea Flower
  • 2 tbsp lavender


  1. Combine tequila, butterfly pea flower and lavender.
  2. Let infuse for 24 hours before using.

This cocktail is available Friday, August 2 to Sunday August 4 at all Tacofino locations


3. One Proud Papi by Brandon Bourne, bar manager at Papi’s Seafood and Oyster Bar


  • 2 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka
  • 1 oz blue curaçao
  • 1 oz coconut milk
  • Coconut shavings for garnish


  1. Rim a rock glass with an orange wedge. Rub it along the glass at a slow, steady pace to make it even. Remove any pulp or seeds.
  2. Lay out Pride-coloured coconut shavings. Slowly run a quarter of the glass rim in each colour—pink, yellow, blue, green—as pictured.
  3. Add ice, 2 oz of pineapple juice, 1 oz Tito’s, 1 oz blue curaçao, 1 oz coconut milk into a cocktail shaker and shake until mixed.
  4. Add ice to the rainbow-rimmed glass. Strain the cocktail into the chilled glass.
  5. Sit back and enjoy your One Proud Papi cocktail.

This cocktail will be available at Papi’s from Wednesday, July 31st to Sunday, August 4th. $2 from every cocktail sold will be donated to Vancouver Pride Society.