Oklahoma City Restaurants - A Smorgasbord of Fine Dining



If you want to discover the best Oklahoma City restaurants, then check out my family's Oklahoma City restaurant guide. We will try to give you a local opinion about the best Oklahoma City dining establishments.

We aren't professional food critics so you won't get any reviews complaining that the Foie Gras has a coarse texture, instead of the traditional velvety texture ( I had to look up Foie Gras to impress you - It's duck or goose liver), but you will get a honest, local opinion about the best food and best Oklahoma City restaurants.

We Oklahoma City residents love our food (at least the ones that I know) and in OKC you can find something to please even the most finicky eater.

We have some of the best steak houses and BBQ restaurants in the U.S. If you want something more international OKC has English Pubs, French Bistros, German restaurants, Greek restaurants, Indian restaurants, Italian restaurants, Mexican restaurants and Oriental (Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese) restaurants to name a few.

You can find everything from burger joints to four-star gourmet restaurants. Just read on to find the best Oklahoma City restaurants that the locals love to frequent.


Oklahoma City Restaurant Guide:

* denotes past or present winner of various annual polls for Best OKC Restaurants.

American Restaurants:

Cheever's Cafe
Cheever's serves American cuisine with a southwestern flair. It is located in a building that used to be a flower shop. Make sure and try the Chicken Fried Steak with Jalapeno gravy.
Most entrees are under $30.

INTERURBAN
A local favorite that has been around since 1976. It features a large variety of food at reasonable prices. There are multiple locations in the OKC metro area.
Most entrees are under $15.


Barbeque Restaurants:

Earl's Rib Palace*
Earl's is one of OKC's favorite BBQ restaurants. There are multiple locations in the OKC metro area. I like to have "The Big Earl" at the Bricktown location before OKC Thunder games.
Most entrees are under $10.

Kansas City Blues BBQ
Another excellent BBQ restaurant. The BBQ is awesome and they even have great catfish.
Most entrees are under $10.


Chinese Restaurants:

Dot Wo*
Dot Wo is a popular Chinese Restaurant in OKC. The seafood is also very good here. There are two locations in the OKC metro area.
Most entrees are under $10.

Blue Moon Restaurant
This is my family's favorite Chinese restaurant in Edmond. Just minutes north of OKC on Broadway.
Most entrees are under $10.


Greek Restaurants:

Zorba's Mediterranean Cuisine*
One of the best Greek restaurants in OKC. Start with a Tabouli salad and finish with Baklava for dessert.
Most entrees are under $10.

Akropolis Greek Restaurant
I eat here sometimes for lunch and highly recommend the Philly Cheese Steak Gyro.
Most entrees are under $10.


Hamburger Restaurants:

Ron's Hamburger and Chili
Ron's is one of Oklahoma's favorite burgers, with restaurants in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. You get large portions at very reasonable prices.
Most entrees are under $10.

Bunny's Onion Burgers
Bunny's has been around for 18 years and has one of the best onion burgers around. You might smell like onions when you leave, but it is well worth it.
Most entrees are under $10.


Indian Restaurants:

Gopuram Taste of India*
Delightful food is combined with an elegant, unique atmosphere. Visit on Friday evenings at 7:30 - 8:30 PM to catch the Belly Dancing show.
Most entrees are under $25.

Khazana The Indian Grill
Khazana has a great Indian buffet. Make sure and try the Tandoori Chicken.
Most entrees are under $15.


Italian Restaurants:

Bellini's Ristorante & Grill*
Bellini's is an excellent Italian Restaurant that has been open since 1990. Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger are among the many famous people that have dined at Bellini's.
Most entrees are under $25.

Sophabella's Chicago Grill*
Sophabella's is a local Italian restaurant that is a "must try". I love their Chicago-style pizza, and the softly lit, cozy seating area and soothing jazz music make for a great date night with my wife.
Most entrees are under $25.

Cafe 7
Cafe 7 has great Italian food at a low price. It is one of the best deals among Oklahoma City Restaurants. Every entree is $7 and is ready in about 7 minutes. Each category of food (salads, sandwiches, pasta, and pizza) has 7 items.
All entrees are under $10

Rococo Restaurant & Fine Wine
Rococo has an East Coast Italian Restaurant look and feel. The pasta, steaks and seafood are excellent. I love to sit in the "gangster booths".
Most entrees are under $25.

The Wedge Pizzeria
The Wedge offers up some of the most unique pizza toppings in Oklahoma City. Chef John Gatewood can work wonders with his brick oven.
Most entrees are under $15.

Hideaway Pizza*
The original Hideaway in Stillwater, OK was one of my favorite restaurants during my days (actually years) at Oklahoma State University. Now it has expanded with 5 locations in the OKC metro area. Make sure and try the fried mushrooms.
Most entrees are under $20.


Japanese Restaurants:

Sushi Neko*
Try Sushi Neko for great atmosphere and Sushi. Sushi Neko serves both traditional Japanese entrees and Sushi.
Most entrees are under $25.

Shogun Steak House of Japan*
Shogun has been pleasing OKC residents since 1981. The ginger salad dressing is popular and can be bought by the bottle for home dining.
Most entrees are under $25.


Mexican Restaurants:

Ted's Cafe Escondido*
Often voted best Mexican restaurant in OKC. For those that like it hot, try the green salsa with your complimentary chips.
Most entrees are under $10.

Chelino's Mexican Restaurant
Chelino's is an excellent Mexican restaurant with multiple locations. My favorite is the Chelino's along the canal in the Bricktown district in OKC. My wife and I were impressed with the quality of the food and the amazing speed of their service.
Most entrees are under $25.


Seafood Restaurants:

Lakeside Fish Grill*
If you want a great seafood restaurant in OKC, try the Lakeside Fish Grill. Lakeside serves excellent seafood and Cajun food and has a beautiful view of Lake Hefner.
Most entrees are under $25.

Pearl's Oyster Bar*
A sister restaurant to Lakeside Fish Grill, Pearl's has also been voted best Cajun food and best Seafood restaurant in OKC. Pearl's has been around since 1984.
Most entrees are under $25.


Steak Restaurants:

Cattlemen's Steakhouse*
Cattlemen's is probably the most famous steakhouse in OKC. It has been visited by U.S. Presidents and Hollywood actors. It is located in the OKC Stockyards and has been around since 1910.
Most entrees are under $25.

Ranch Steakhouse
The Ranch Steakhouse serves delicious steaks in an elegant atmosphere. The perfect Oklahoma City restaurant to bring that special someone in your life.
Most entrees are under $40.

Please check back often as more Oklahoma City restaurants will be added soon.




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