The Drum Room
4309 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73118 // (405) 604-0990
If you’re in OKC and you’ve never had a chicken and waffle sandwich, then you need to stop, drop everything and get over to The Drum Room. Even if chicken and waffles doesn't sound that well to you, this is the dish that will finally convert you to the fried side. But chicken isn’t the only way The Drum Roll knows how to dress up a waffle. Come check out the waffles adorned with steak cut fries and various melted cheeses. As for the fried chicken itself, you won’t find a better, more consistent style. Get the frozen yogurt and cookies for dessert, and you’ll have officially found your new favorite junk food spot in OKC.
1630 N Blackwelder Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73106 // (405) 601-1400
The Mule is a trendy but come-as-you-are casual bar with a friendly atmosphere, overflowing with awesome beer and great comfort foods that will make your stomach happy. Watch your mood instantly change to over-the-top amazing after you dive into the grilled cheese appetizer with tomato soup dipping sauce. Along with one of the best beer spots in the city, you’ll also find some of the best sandwiches, making it the best lunch spot in town to lift your day from the afternoon slump.
Redrock Canyon Grill
9221 Lake Hefner Pkwy, Oklahoma City, OK 73120 // (405) 749-1995
Part American, part Tex-Mex, part wine bar. Redrock Canyon Grill is a gorgeous restaurant with a clean, rustic feel and plenty of room to get comfortable while you dive into the extensive menu. Start with the cornbread skillet and a chunky bloody mary that almost doubles as a meal in itself. The barbecue here is hard to beat, so order up a plate of the Redrock’s Bunkhouse St. Louis Ribs. But if a steak is what you’re in the mood for, the ribeye is one of the best in the city for its price range.
805 N Hudson Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102 // (405) 778-6800
An upscale venue without being too uppy, Ludvine’s innovation and imagination that goes into every single meal truly makes this place special. Every dish feels more like a work of art than it does actual food. But luckily, it’s all entirely edible. Pablano cantaloupe soup, wild boar shanks, foie gras, baby green bleu cheese salad, charcuterie, bone marrow and so much more. Discover why so many people proclaim this as the best restaurant in all of Oklahoma City.