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.
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.
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.
Open until early morning seven days a week, The Other Room is the other part of the popular Picasso Cafe that serves up classic cocktails and beer. The cozy, smoke-filled bar can get very crowded on weekends and during this time, the outdoor patio with picnic tables is a great option. There is often live music on Monday nights and other events occasionally throughout the week. Overall, the friendly atmosphere and staff make The Other Room a great addition to the Paseo Arts District.
Located in the Skirvin Hilton Downtown Hotel, this piano bar is a great place to listen to live music from Tuesday to Saturday and sip on a hand-crafted cocktail. Try their 'Sidecar', it is a classic blend of cognac and cointreau with a little citrus that never goes out of style. On the menu, the Skirvin provides small bites from its in-house kitchen with items that include wings, fries, bruschetta, calamari, a Charcuterie board and they even serve pork rillette! Overall, the Red Piano is a great spot to bring a business associate or the perfect date and listen to the sounds of the piano that is actually red.
Here at Cowboys OKC, the drink specials on the weekend are some of the best in the entire metro OKC area. And if you like country music, you're in luck because unlike most trendy and modern places downtown, honky-tonk is as contemporary as you will get down here by the airport. Nonetheless, with 25 cent beers until 10pm on the weekends and live bull riding in the middle of the place, it doesn't get any more Western than this.
Flashback RetroPub brings alive the 1980s spirit in the heart of Bricktown. The arcade bar has a great collection of over 30 retro games and the 1980s pop music and film clips playing in the background only add to the nostalgic vibe. The ambiance is casual and relaxed, and every one is welcome. The drinks are also inspired by 1980s pop culture and sport names like Flux Capacitator, The Goonie, Purple Rain, and Ferris Bueller, adding to the unique vibe.
Overlooking the spectacular skyline of Downtown Oklahoma City, the O Bar situated in the Ambassador Hotel offers a unique rooftop space for enjoying quality food and drinks. The elegant bar manned by experienced bartenders offer signature cocktails and an imposing wine-list. The full dinner menu offers contemporary creations made with the finest ingredients fit for a king. Apt for significant business discussions as well as casual conversations with pals, the O Bar is definitely the place to head for an unforgettable night out.
Absorb the funky-vibe at The Pump Bar famous for its unconventional spirit and eclectic bar offerings. This former gas station, has an impressive 16 local beers on tap in addition to over 50 domestic and international whiskeys. For sustenance, you can enjoy casual pub-grubs and delicious small plates from the food trucks parked close-by. The spacious patio offers the perfect platform to socialize and make new friends. With daily specials at affordable prices, husband and wife duo Ian and Hailey McDermid welcome people of all budgets to enjoy the one-of-a-kind 'pump' experience.