Ask a handful of Oklahoma City residents where to get the best burger in town and chances are at least one of them will tell you Nic's. If you don't believe them, just take a look at the line snaking around the block. It may look daunting, but don't worry, the wait will be worth it. The burgers are huge and made-to order with a variety of your own topping combinations. To eat like a local, get the OKC favorite onion burger, a mass of beef mixed with onion. However, burgers aren't all Nic's has to offer, the menu also features a host of classic American dishes like meatloaf (Friday's only) and hearty breakfasts. Don't forget to bring cash as Nic's does not accept credit cards, just another truly old-school fashion.
Owners Shannon Roper and Bryan Neel are the restauranteurs behind OKC's favorite burger destination. Here they serve delicious versions of the American classic and this establishment has gained immense popularity among locals and tourists alike because of the rave reviews. In addition to traditional burgers, they also have some inventive alternatives like the 'Elvis', a bacon and peanut butter monster or the 'Columbian' seasoned with sea-salt and coffee. Both those options definitely cater to the more adventurous, however S&B's homemade flavor, its use of fresh ingredients and unparalleled service will ensure that you come back for more.
For a great breakfast or lunch, try this cafe/restaurant in the northwest part of town. If you go for breakfast, try a taquita, which is a grilled combo of potato, sausage, onion, tomato and eggs in a cheddar-jalapeno tortilla shell. There is also an old-fashioned citrus juicer in the middle of the restaurant so you can watch them freshly squeeze your orange juice. The breakfast menu has all the basics including pancakes, eggs, omelets and more. The lunch menu carries sandwiches, burgers and specialty salads.
For delicious Mexican and Tex-Mex grub, Ted's Cafe Escondido is an excellent option. The decor is brightly colored and festive, with tile tabletops and beautiful zarapes hanging from the ceiling. The menu includes all of the 'South of the Border' favorites like tacos, enchiladas and much more. Ted's also has a good selection of combo platters for extremely hungry diners who can't seem to make up their minds.
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.
The man behind these popular fast-food burger joints has been in the business for more than 50 years. And with more than seven restaurants in the greater Oklahoma City metropolitan area, it is easy to see how Johnnie has remained in business for so many decades. The burgers are better than your standard fast-food favorite and here, Johnnie's gimmick is that he grates his cheddar cheese. Nonetheless, a place that has onion rings that can fit around your wrist merits all the attention it deserves. In addition to burgers and fries, the kitchen serves sandwiches, salads, chili and hot dogs also.
Strictly serving lunch, this cafe in downtown Oklahoma City has won the hearts (and stomachs) of local businesspeople who flock here during the noon hour. The cooks take great pride in creating a delicious buffet stocked with authentic Asian dishes for their clientele. For a modest cost, diners can fill up on a varied selection of Thai favorites, including several types of curry dishes. Thai cuisine is not easily found in the city, especially the quality kind made here.
Nestled in the corner of Midtown, Oklahoma City, Hall's is known far and wide for its flavor-packed pizzas that are expertly prepared the good old fashioned way, in wood-fired ovens. Loved by young and old alike, this establishment is tailor-made for casual dinners with the entire family. Some of the eatery's specialties include the 'Beat The Heat', 'Russell The Goat', and 'Saturday Night'. Accompany them with 'The Indecisive' or 'The Not So Daily' to cap off a memorable time here. If you're not done yet, order the 'What's In Season Cheesecake' and treat yourself to a decadent home-style dessert.
A vibrant and colorful spot located in Oklahoma City, Revolución will satisfy any Mexican cuisine cravings you might have! Featuring a quirky interior furnished with bar counter seats as well as regular tables, the establishment is spacious and comfortable, exuding soothing vibes while still retaining an element of buoyancy. Pick from an assortment of food items like smashed taco salad, quesadillas, pork rib carnitas, chicken tinga, ground beef, fish, wild mushroom and taco platters. The restaurant also includes outdoor dining, and you can relax in the fresh and calming atmosphere as you enjoy your wholesome and fulfilling meal. Dig into the delectable churro bites for dessert, or choose from an extensive collection of ingeniously crafted cocktails and delicious margaritas as you are regaled by the flavorsome food!