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The 7 Best Places To Eat In Oklahoma City Today

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The 7 Best Places To Eat In Oklahoma City Today

Right off the bat, it should be said that Oklahoma City is massive and full of good food. This list encompasses only a handful of the best places to eat in Oklahoma City today. Whether you’re looking for fine dining opportunities, or just a plain good burger, there’s something for everyone here. Grab great Mexican food before heading to try some New American-style dishes. There are tasting menus and farm-to-table dishes. So pick your Oklahoma eatery and take your pick of a really great meal!

In this post, we’ll do a deep dive into the restaurant options available in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. You’ll learn about what to look for on the menus, and all about the different price points. Whether you’re an Oklahoma City native or just through on a visit, knowing these spots will undoubtedly help you in the long run. So, read on as we chart the amazing food scene in beautiful Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Sushi Neko

4318 North Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Sushi Neko first opened in the 1990s and has remained a hot spot eatery in Oklahoma City. They offer Japanese cuisine as well as a vast collection of sake tastings. Start off with crab spring rolls, pork gyoza, lobster shooters in red curry sauce, and hamachi kama ($10-$20). Eater recommends the rolled rib-eye Negi maki. Try entrees like teriyaki chicken, miso salmon, ahi tuna, and a Creekstone ribeye (between $24-$44). Noodle dishes include udon, tonkatsu ramen, and more. And of course, the sushi offerings feature everything from classic cucumber rolls to more specialized rolls, and handrolls. For special sushi combinations check out these affordable packages, including a sushi dinner ($22.99), Chirashi dinner ($22.99), Sashimi dinner ($23.99), and Taste of Japan ($85.99). There's a “boatload of sushi” option for $45 and a sushi party boat for $110.99. Each of these comes with a unique combination of great sushi.

Assorted Nigiri sushi on a plate, on dark concrete. Top view
Try all kinds of sushi from Sushi Neko in beautiful Oklahoma City.

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Frida Southwest

500 Paseo Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73103

Frida Southwest is home to chef Quinn Carroll, who serves Southwest cuisine with a twist. This is no doubt one of the best places to eat in Oklahoma City. Frida Southwest has an expansive cocktail menu, brunch offerings, lunch offerings, and dinner options. Starters include burrata with ancho truffle honey ($18), tuna tartare ($16), spring rolls filled with pulled chicken, chihuahua cheese, and green chile pesto ($16), and seafood tamale ($27). There's queso fundido ($15), heart of palm calamari ($15), and short-rib empanadas with ancho chile demi ($15).

Grilled chicken breast in different variations with cherry tomatoes, green French beans, garlic, herbs, cut lemon on a teflon pan.
The menu at Frida Southwest has all kinds of savory dishes with a creative twist.

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They have fresh salads and mains including Santa Fe hardwood-grilled chicken with green chile avocado risotto ($29). There's shrimp and grits ($26), wild isle salmon with lobster corn risotto ($32), wood-grilled red snapper ($39), Chilean seabass with lobster beurre blanc, and smoked tomatoes ($44). Try the sugar cane scallops with ancho chile ($40), and a series of wood-grilled steak cuts with all kinds of accouterments ($36-$47).


320 Northwest 10th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Ludivine opened in 2010 in the up-and-coming Midtown District. The goal of the restaurant has always been to highlight local produce from nearby farms and ranches. The menu is seasonal, and Chef Russ of Ludivine was listed on People’s Best New Chef list (Food & Wine magazine,) and also named as a “Best Chef” for the Best Chefs America Awards. A sample menu, because they can change daily, includes delicious items like a house charcuterie board ($22), and roasted bone marrow with grain mustard ($22). There's beef tartare ($19), fresh salad, and day-of-baked sourdough with walnut-raisin honey butter ($12). The entrees feature fish with wild black rice and preserved lemon ($43), prime beef strip steak with smoked tea cream ($56), coffee-rubbed pork loin ($39), pan-seared duck ($44), and house-made farfalle with sautéed peaches ($26). Check them out in person to try their seasonal desserts!

Cold summer pasta salad with bacon, tomatoes, avocado and mustard in a plate with fork on white background. Healthy diet food
The housemade farfalle at Ludivine in Oklahoma City features sautéed peaches.

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The Jones Assembly 

901 West Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

The Jones Assembly offers live music, great cocktails, and good food right on the end of Oklahoma City's Film Row. Begin your night with scallop crudo, cornmeal-crusted okra, scratch biscuits with honey butter, and deviled eggs. Pair those with fantastic dips like tzatziki, hummus, and pimento cheese. Wood-fired pizza options include the hot rod with fennel sausage, caramelized onions, chiacarrón, and hot honey. There's a classic margarita, goat cheese with squash and char-grilled corn elote with queso fresco and chili-lime aioli. Try fresh salads, with spinach and dandelion greens, and mains like Nashville hot chicken, the “J burger” with bacon, on a house brioche bun, grilled white fish, steak frites, and a few kinds of delicious house-made pasta.

A slice of rich moist devil's food chocolate cake - photographed with a 60 mp Phase One camera
Among the many desserts available at The Jones Assembly, try the devil's food cake.


Save room for wild desserts like a “dessert corndog” featuring cornflake-crusted and white chocolate-dipped raspberry custard on a stick, bananas with smoked mascarpone on freshly baked pecan pie, or freshly baked cookies. There's apple cruller, and devil's food cake, with all kinds of sweet treats and toppings. No wonder this is one of the best places to eat in Oklahoma City.

Burger Punk

3012 North Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73103

For an easy-but-delicious option, check out Burger Punk. This food-truck-turned-restaurant features unique menu items like a coffee-slushie cocktail and all kinds of flavorful burger choices. There's a monthly burger special alongside the classic burger options. Try the whiskey mushroom burger with crimini mushrooms and Swiss cheese ($10), the OG pink burger with creamy golden secret punk sauce ($12), and The Clash with nacho Doritos, hoisin mayo, and American cheese. The punk chick sandy ($16) is made with fried chicken breast, house-made pickles, and more secret, golden punk sauce. The green daze is the vegetarian choice of the menu, there's also the chili cheeseburger, theta burger with hickory sauce, Velveeta underground with the classic golden cheese, and a green chile burger with bacon (all for $12). If burgers aren't your speed, there's a classic Nathan's street dog with house chili ($10), and sides like crinkle-cut fries, and cheesy macaroni ($4).

Close-up Tasty burger with beef, tomato, pickled, onion, lettuce and sauce
Burger Punk has all kinds of unique burgers well worth a try on your visit to Oklahoma City.

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Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar

1845 Northwest Expy, Oklahoma City, OK 73118

For your farm-to-table fix, head to the Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar. All the ingredients for their kitchen and cocktail bar are sourced locally, and cooked intentionally. The menu is seasonal and filled with traditional recipes made with regional foods. Begin with snacks like goat chees fondue with lemon gremolata ($11), or a butcher board with sweet corn fritters ($17). There's candied bacon with BBQ lime aioli ($12), fried green tomatoes with house-made remoulade ($9), deviled eggs ($8.50), IPA mussels ($16), and other savory snacks. Mains include rotisserie chicken with roasted veggies ($21), pork ribs with mac & cheese ($24), wood-grilled salmon with tomato tabbouleh ($24), and several cuts of meat.

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The snacks at Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar include classic Southern recipes with local ingredients.

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Try classic chicken and waffles ($19.50), cauliflower shakshuka ($19), shrimp and grits ($24), and rigatoni pasta ($20). Try the “What The Fondue” burger ($16.5), chicken and cheese melt ($15.50), smoked tri-tip dip, and hot spiced chicken ($14.50). There's something for everyone at this eatery!

Barrios Fine Mexican Dishes

1000 North Hudson Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

And finally, for great Mexican food in the Oklahoma City limits, try Barrios Fine Mexican Dishes. The starters feature smashed guacamole ($12), Tex-Mex queso and red chorizo ($11), victory club nachos ($15), and a fajita skirt steak quesadilla ($15). Try the fresh salads or chicken & masa dumpling soup ($9), and now we move on to the delicious mains. Try short rib tinga chalupa with cotija cheese ($16), wild mushroom soup with guacamole ($13), and wood-grilled salmon with tomatillo jam ($27). Keep the heat going with wood-fired fajitas with Mexican crema and handmade tortillas. Pick from beef-skirt adobo, chicken de ajo, chili shrimp, and portobello vegetables ($25-$27). Taste pork cheek, lamb barbacoa, carne molida, and fish tacos ($10-$12), and all kinds of savory enchilada combos ($12-$14).

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From enchiladas, tacos, great dips, and more, Barrios Fine Mexican Dishes is well worth a visit.

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