This laid-back restaurant/bar is dedicated to hot melts and beer, such a great combo it is surprising there aren't more places like this in every U.S. city. From the bar, visitors will find a rotating cascade of wonderful beers alongside some creative cocktails, try the Freestyle Shandy, a delectable mix of Pils, ginger beer and lemon. And to eat, the menu features the best Poutine in OKC and every single sandwich melt is amazing. From the 'Macaroni Pony' filled with Chipotle BBQ Pulled Pork and three-cheese mac in a jalapeno cornbread roll to the 'The Cortez' made with braised short ribs, there is no wrong choice. Take a look at the website for complete menu.
McNellie's Public House is reminiscent of those traditional Irish pubs where the beer flows freely and the crowd is friendly. The best thing about McNellie's is the amount of choice; with over 350 draft and bottled beers from around the world as well as a full bar, there is certainly something for everyone's palate. In addition to the suds, McNellie's also has a full menu of traditional American/Irish pub-grub like burgers, salads, fish & chips alongside Cottage Pie just to name a couple. The pub also has a good number of flat-screen TVs so visitors can grab a beer and watch the game.
This club is primarily geared toward the lesbian and gay community of OKC, but everyone is always welcome. By Oklahoma City standards, this club has been here since time immemorial as it continues to ply strong drinks and great music in an unpretentious, laid-back atmosphere. Call for details to find out more about events and upcoming DJs.
Club One 15 is the spot for Oklahoma City denizens who want to dance and mingle in a city that is not necessarily known for its nightlife. The club is very spacious and it has multiple areas with bars that enclose the dance floor. There are separate V.I.P areas as well as those for smokers and the music is a mix of 80's, techno, old-school, etc. Club One 15 also offers private event reservations for your next event, check website for details.
Once a popular florist's shop, the folks at Cheever's recently redesigned the place without tinkering with its vintage charm; enriching it with exceptional modern embellishments and intimate seating arrangements. The cafe specializes in serving Southwestern fare with a touch of international panache. The shop's flower ice storage room is now a charming wine cellar that welcomes guests for tasting sessions. Order the Chimichurri Hangar Steak or Quinoa Avocado Salad to accompany your glass of wine and follow it up with the Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon if you wish to savor their best offerings. Don't miss out on the delightful Roasted Pecan Ice Cream Ball for dessert as it is known to be quite moreish.
This restaurant which features farm-to-fork ingredients is elegant, cozy and propelled by creativity in the kitchen. The menu highlights include the constantly changing Charcuterie plate, meticulously prepared entrees like the Ponderosa Farms Duck Meatballs and the perfectly Pan Roasted Neah Bay Ling Cod, alongside their exquisite desserts. Don't forget about their extensive wine list, it has varietals from across the globe and every glass can be matched with your meal. Overall, this restaurant could rival any other in San Francisco or New York City with its impeccable service, outstanding ambiance and innovative dishes.
The Patriarch is a lively local pub that's housed in a century-old building. The highlight of this local waterhole is its impressive beer list populated with craft brews, both regional and national. The ambiance is lively and there is plenty to keep you entertained from playing ping pong with friends to checking out the local bands performing here. While the bar doesn't serve food per se, the bar's tie-up with local food trucks ensures you never go hungry either. The patio is considered one of the best in town and the pub is well worth a visit for beer fans and newbies alike.
The Blue Door is a rustic music club in Oklahoma City. It is the brainchild of Greg Johnson, the founder of Blue Door. Guests are literally greeted with two big blue doors, which was the inspiration behind the name of this jaunt. The venue takes pride in encouraging new and upcoming songwriters as well as hosts prominent names from the music industry on their stage. The 100 seat venue follows the Bring Your Own Beer policy and is reckoned a must visit when in town.
Combining culinary delights with the bliss of live music, the Jones Assembly is one of the few restaurants to not miss in the city. The wooden furnished tables and counters within a contemporary industrial style theme provide a perfect appeal for the patrons. The menu is extensive in offering everything from lunch and brunch to dinner. From wood-fired pizzas to Nashville-style fried chicken, savor the quintessential American meal with a variety of cocktails, wines, and beers. Desserts like Olive Oil Cake or the Pastry Chef's special selections are recommended to complete a delicious meal. With renowned musicians as well as new artists performing, the restaurant is a happening place.
The Press is one of the best places in town to indulge in Southwestern and deep south comfort food. It is actually a spin-off of the nearby region's comfort food. Their take on classics like meatloaf, fried chicken sandwich and sweet cream toast will make you want for more. They also have options for vegetarians and vegans. Dig into their delicious creations and expect a memorable meal at The Press.