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.
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.
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 family owned and operated coffee shop specializes in homemade cupcakes and pastries. The cafe is charming, with its cozy worn-in arm chairs, ornamental fireplace and free Wi-Fi. In the kitchen, the pastry wizards make the cupcakes with the finest ingredients such as Madagascar Vanilla and Ghirardelli Chocolate. Every day fans can follow their twitter feed in order to find out daily specials and available cupcake flavors. If you need the services of a dessert caterer, Cuppies & Joe can also provide the sweets for your next event.
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.
You will find French, southwest American, Italian and fusion cuisine on the menu at this intimate restaurant in Bricktown. With inside seating for 82 maximum, this restaurant is very small and romantic. You can sit on the patio cafe style and watch the passers-by. There is a full bar and a large wine list in this unusual restaurant. Try the Salmon au Poivre or the Seafood Diane if you are in the mood for something from the sea. The pasta dishes are very popular as well.
1492 is a unique restaurant in Oklahoma City, fusing together all kinds of Latin cuisines to form what they call "New World Latin Cuisine." You can certainly find all your Mexican favorites like guacamole, flautas, mole and tacos, but also more creative Latin-inspired dishes like chicken with mango mojo and coconut rice and sugarcane duck. Try a swirl margarita to accompany your meal.
Stella Modern Italian Cuisine is one of the most sort after restaurants in the neighborhood. The brick walled ambiance makes it an extremely intimate and cozy atmosphere. From the food to the service, they service is much appreciated. Some of the Italian dishes to try here are roast veggies with pesto, spicy shrimp pasta, unique pizzas, pastas and lots more. The extensive wine and cocktail list will prove a great combination for your meals. Celebrate your private functions, events and dinners here at their beautiful setting. For more information, call ahead.