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.
Allium Cepa is the genus and species name for one of the world's most beloved vegetables, the onion. Here at Tucker's they focus on the age old tradition of adding onions to their burgers, both within the beef and also piled high on top. It is said that this tradition started during the Great Depression when beef was scarce and onions could stretch the meal a little further. The combo is obvious and the love stayed permanently with the addition of everything onion to their burgers in this entire region. The kitchen's focus is definitely on the burgers and they only have fries and drinks as other options. However you can still find one single solitary salad on the menu, called 'The One', it is made with lettuce, onions, Frito chips, cheese, pinto beans, tomatoes and Catalina dressing. By far, the healthiest choice on the menu.
Founded in 1910, Cattlemen's Steakhouse is one of the oldest restaurants in Oklahoma, and for more than 100 years it has served thousands of people. Diners will find roasted perfection on the menu, with options like brisket, burnt ends, full slabs of ribs, dry-aged steaks the list goes on-and-on. Besides the delicious beef, they are also famous for their lamb fries, a most unusual delicacy (be sure to ask your server to describe them to you). Additionally, if you are here for breakfast, Cattlemen's is the spot because the kitchen heaps generous portions onto plates perfect for sharing at super reasonable prices.
The Japanese fare at this trendy Nichols Hills spot is worth the visit. The simplistic design in the restaurant and bar is not necessarily comfortable when you have to sit on the floor, but definitely authentic. Select from a great variety of Japanese sushi, sashimi and other classic dishes like Teriyaki Chicken, Beef and Salmon, they all are served with a side of Japanese potato salad. This place is also a great place for take-out.
For a little South American flavor, head to Cafe do Brasil! Inside the restaurant, the decor greets visitors with high ceilings, tropical plants, and yellow walls that are accented by the dark wood furnishings. The menu features a wide variety of traditional and not-so traditional South American dishes including Jacaré ao Pantanal which is fried alligator served with a honey-mustard dipping sauce, Casquinha da Siri, a crab sauce served in the shell and the classic Picanha Brasileira, a perfect flank-steak served with Feijão Tropeiro (mixture of Pinto beans, cassava, bacon, eggs and much more). Cafe do Brasil is also a popular brunch place - be sure to try a slice of their 'Brasilian Pie', a pocket stuffed with ham, mozzarella and spinach. Live music is a frequent feature, and the rooftop "Bossa Nova" bar is an excellent place to grab a Caipirinha and relax.
When most think of South Padre Island, the thought usually portrays a sun-splashed, beach refuge for spring breakers and sunbathers. It's seems somewhat bizarre that this rustic, family-style, Italian restaurant on Padre Boulevard would be here. However most guests who enter are pleasantly surprised. With a menu that has everything Italian from the kitchen sink, there is no lack of options. Some popular items include the bruschetta, pizzas, calzones and plenty of dolci or desserts. Additionally, the wine list is extremely extensive, where Gabriella has more than 500 different wines from around the world in the cantina.
In the heart of Bricktown, this two-story restaurant and bar is a hot spot for the young, single after-work crowd. Upstairs you will find a large, very casual bar area where you can enjoy live music on Fridays and Saturdays. Downstairs is a casual restaurant and lounge area, which is a little more family-friendly. The chefs cook up quite a variety here, including pork, chicken, steak, fish, sandwiches and burgers. The steaks are the most popular items on the menu. In addition to dinner, the bar has a great lunch menu with many of the same items, only at a better price.
This restaurant/bar is one of the best spots to catch a game, grab a quick bite, have a drink or do them all while you sit at the comfortable bar. The drink menu is filled with classic cocktails, plenty of bottled beers and the food features pub-grub items like hamburgers, sandwiches and wings. It is located in the popular Bricktown neighborhood, so it serves as a great spot to start out or finish the night.
This is not just your typical pizza joint; the pizza here is out-of-this-world for those who do not live in Chicago or New York. Try the specialty versions such as 'The Big Country', with toppings of Canadian bacon, pepperoni, Polish sausage, cheddar cheese and hamburger. If you are feeling a bit daring, try the barbecue pizza or the pizza with Alfredo sauce, mozzarella, provolone, chicken and bacon. For non-pizza lovers, try one of the pasta dishes or sandwiches, all options are great.
The owners of Coffee Slingers are proud to faithfully source, import and roast their own beans for the happy citizens of OKC. The shop is absolutely dedicated to all things coffee and sustainability. They provide an equitable fee to vendors throughout Central America for their beans, thereby ensuring a win-win situation. The prices reflect this as they can sometimes be exorbitant, but nonetheless you know where your cup of coffee originated. Check the website often because Coffee Slingers always has a workshop or tutorial on coffee techniques in the kitchen.
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.