Oklahoma City's Best Date Spots For Ethnic Cuisine 2017
ISTANBUL TURKISH CUISINE
The Istanbul Turkish Cuisine features dishes such as the Istanbul Sampler, Instanbul doner (seasoned ground beef and lamb combination marinated overnight), hummus with pita, lentil soup, Adana kebab (grilled lamb and spice meatball on a skewer), Kiymali Pide (ground beef crust pizza), and different falafel variations. Just don't leave without trying the baklava!
Address: 3604 N May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73112
INDIAN & PAKISTAN
Serving a mix of Indian and Pakistani food, Sheesh Mahal features dishes filled with naans, curries, and meats. Favorites include the chicken kabob, malai tikki (chicken marinated in yogurt and spices), daal (a spicy stew), and samosas (dumplings filled with potatoes). What's the difference between Indian and Pakistani food? Pakistani food is really a subset of Indian food, with spices and ingredients about the same. However, Pakistani cuisine may be more meat focused and other dishes prepared slightly different.
Address: 4621 N May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73112
GOPURAM TASTE OF INDIA
Gopuram Taste of India won three times in a row for best Indian restaurant in OKC in Oklahoma Gazette's "Best Food and Drink 2014." Since 1994, its kept its reputation for amazing traditional food, great atmosphere, and friendly staff.
Address: 4559 NW 23rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73127
CREPERIE & EUROPEAN CAFE
This European Cafe features the crêpe, a very thin French pancake prepared in a variety of delicious ways. "At Creperie, you can choose from breakfast food-stuffed crêpes or lunch food-stuffed crêpes or decadent dessert crêpes. And with prices ranging from $4 to $7, it’s kind of a ridiculous deal." - Oklahoma Gazette
Address: 2839 S Douglas Blvd, Midwest City, OK 73130
With 35 years of experience, Ingrid's Kitchen offers Danish, English, French, Irish, Scottish, and Spanish cuisine. However, it's specialty is German food. You must try the bratwurst, knackwurst, schnitzel or sauerkraut, and be sure to leave room for streusel and nuessecken for dessert.
Address: 3701 N Youngs Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73112
ZORBA'S MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE & BAR
With more than 20 years in business, Zorba's showcases the flavors of Cyprus, Spain, Greece and Morocco through dishes such as gyros, baba ghanoouj and flavor-packed paella (available only on weekends).
Address: 6014 N May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73112
Sushi Neko offers traditional and contemporary sushi rolls and sake and beer. Winning the title of "Best Sushi" in the Oklahoma Gazette's "Best of Food and Drink 2014" contest, it's also placed first for best sushi bars among Reader's Choice Awards, Open Table, and Oklahoma Magazine. Need we say more?
Address: 4318 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Chef Kurt Fleischfresser heads this Japanese steakhouse, which features dishes such as the duck and scallion robata, filet, shrimp, and of course a variety of sushi rolls. "Before we get to the food, let me say that it’s also a feast for the eyes. This place is clean, well-lit and beautiful. I wish I could say that was par for the course in teppanyaki restaurants, but this is one of the first ways Musashi’s stands out." -Oklahoma Gazette
Address: 4315 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73118