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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A charming eatery with a touch of elegance, Kitchen no.324 is the ideal place to be to enjoy a steaming cup of coffee or a hearty dinner. The exquisite all-white space embellished with antique mirrors and the open-kitchen counter adds a vibrant feel to the eatery. Offering freshly prepared handmade sandwiches, steaks, salads and beverages, the restaurant is ideal for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Specializing in curated coffee and baked products, the morning pastries in brunch menus along with a wide array of coffees from lattes to americanos are a must try!
The specialty dishes at this Bricktown Mexican restaurant are unlike anything you will find elsewhere. For instance, the Los Mejores de la Casa is a combination of filet medallions wrapped in bacon, and shrimp stuffed with Monterey jack cheese and a strip of jalapeno pepper, all grilled. But if you are not feeling that courageous, the restaurant has all the regular Mexican dishes too. The motif comes from a hotel in Laredo, Mexico, and you will love the authentic Mexican feel of this restaurant.
The Melting Pot features tasty renditions of the Swiss classic, fondue, in an upscale yet inviting ambiance. Indulge in the cheese fondue with perfectly complementing wine alternatives or opt for its romantic chocolate counterpart served with exotic fruits. Fine dining at its best, this communal meal is best shared with family and friends, and promises a memorable experience.
Joey's Pizzeria is always on the list of best pizzerias in Oklahoma City. Joey's prides itself on its special dough recipe and its always fresh ingredients and toppings that come in both classic and innovative combinations. They also offer a gluten free pizza option. In addition to the mouthwatering pizzas, Joey's also serves a variety of wings, subs, pastas, calzones and desserts. The full bar makes it possible for you to wash your food down with any beverage of your choice.
The Wedge Pizzeria is a great place to have scrumptious pizzas and desserts. The portions are quite large and you can choose your toppings such as mozzarella, sausages, baked potatoes and house meatball. Accompanying the wholesome and filling meals are chilled beverages. It is a reasonably priced American restaurant.