Oklahoma City's Best Date Restaurants 2018
KITCHEN NO. 324
Located in downtown Oklahoma City, Kitchen no. 324 is a café that serves traditional American cuisine, and craft baked goods. The café is open for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Kitchen No. 324 is known for its seasonal menus and for sourcing local produce. Guests are sure to enjoy fresh, organic food that is both tasty and healthy. If you're coming for a lunch date, try their fried chicken pot pie, potato chips, or eggs Benedict.
Address: 324 N. Robinson
We love this place! Packard's is located in the historic Packard Building, which was restored from the original Packard car dealership. This restaurant features locally-sourced American cuisine with home-made breads and pastas. The atmosphere is illuminated with lots of natural light and a clean, modern decor. The rooftop is where the magic really comes alive with Italian lights draping above the crowd and the Oklahoma City skyline in the background.
Address: 201 NW 10th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Bosa Nova is the rooftop bar atop the Cafe Do Brasil restaurant located in the heart of midtown. With a tagline such as "Relax. Unwind. Fall In Love." how could you not want to spend a romantic date night here? Try one of their eight flavored caipirinhas while snacking on Brasil's most traditional petiscos (tapas). Go for happy hour (4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Tuesday – Friday) or enjoy their live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Check out their website to get updates on wine tastings!
Address: 440 NW 11th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
1492 NEW WORLD LATIN CUISINE
1492 is a bustling bar and grill serving Latin-inspired dishes and Tex-Mex standards in an upbeat modern environment. If you get there earlier in the night, you can soak in the quiet ambiance with soft Latin music and gentle lighting. It tends to get crowded and louder with the typical dinner crowd.
Address: 1207 N Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Ludivine is a small restaurant located in the heart of the city. The menu changes on a daily basis, depending on availability from local ranches and farms who deliver fresh meat, vegetables, herbs, and fruits. The menu dazzles with dishes such as handmade linguini puttanesca, wagyu culotte sorghum, and glazed ponderosa farm duck breast. The farm-to-fork concept brought Ludivine huge recognition in 2012 when chefs Jonathon Stranger and Russ Johnson were nominated as 2012 People’s Best New Chefs.
Address: 805 N Hudson Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
STELLA MODERN ITALIAN CUISINE
Stella brings a high-style addition to the Midtown area serving a fresh, local and modern spin on Italian favorites in an atmosphere that’s bright and cheery during the day and quit elegant at night. Try their brick-oven pizzas or entrees such as the chicken orzo salad and pan-seared pork chop.
Address: 1201 N Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Cheever's Cafe has been a local favorite since 2000. You will find superb American classics such as prime steaks, seafood, and salads with Southwestern and Southern flare. Try ordering their famous chicken fried steak and, for dessert, the roasted pecan ice cream ball. The ambiance is as appealing as the menu – casual elegance in a charming historic building.
Address: 2409 N Hudson Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
PASEO ARTS DISTRICT
Open for lunch and dinner, this casual restaurant has an expansive menu that offers guests a taste of classic American cuisine complemented by international influences. The sophisticated venue has a carefully designed elevated patio from where you can admire the surrounding Spanish art galleries that make up the Paseo Arts District. Wine aficionados who choose to join The Vintages program will enjoy Paseo Grill even more – the program gives guests access to premium, exotic wines from vineyards around the world. Try their mushroom cream soup, beef fillet served with sautéed mushrooms and carrots and finished with beurre marchand de vin. Don’t forget the chocolate pyramid for dessert.
Address: 2909 Paseo, Unit A, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Cafe 501 pulls a unique change-up offering a counter-service experience at lunch and a full-service dining experience with a different menu at dinner. The recipes are influenced from global destinations such as France, Italy, South America, Morocco, Germany, and Austria and have produced dishes such as rustic stone oven pizzas and sandwiches on house-made artisan breads. We highly recommend this neighborhood favorite with a warm and friendly atmosphere.
Address: 5825 NW Grand Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73118
THE METRO WINE BAR & BISTRO
The Metro Wine Bar and Bistro, located in Oklahoma’s Nichols Hill Neighborhood since 1988, is a cozy establishment, known for its French inspired cuisine and extensive wine list, which features over 400 choices of carefully selected vintages. The venue is open for lunch on weekdays and for dinner seven days a week. If you are looking for a casual experience, have a seat at the bar when you come in. If, on the other hand, you want your evening to be more formal and elegant, the dining area is an excellent choice. Try the mushroom ravioli, crab cakes, chicken fricassee, and bread pudding or cheesecake for dessert. Source: www.vacationidea.com
Address: 6418 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73116
LA BAGUETTE BISTRO
La Baguette Bistro is an upscale yet casual family-owned eatery specializing in contemporary French cuisine. Stop by for brunch, housemade baked goods, or settle into the cozy bar for a glass of wine. Check their website for special wine tastings held in The Wine Room.
Address: 7408 N May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73116
This self-described Italian underground restaurant, hidden away in the Waterford Building, is an exquisite dining experience. Expect traditional Italian entrees such as pizza and pasta served in elegant surroundings.
Address: 6305 Waterford Blvd #100, Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Enjoy a beautiful sunset over Lake Hefner while munching on oysters, crab bisque, and seafood enchiladas! Hefner Grill gets an A- in atmosphere thanks to the large back patio overlooking the waterfront and an A+ on nights when they have live music. Check out their Happenings page for specials and events.
Address: 9201 Lake Hefner Pkwy, Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Website: Hefner Grill
Chef owned and operated, Rococo Northpark delivers a unique experience in Oklahoma City with East Coast style fresh seafood, killer pasta and so much more. Check the menu to see what we’re talking about.
Address: 12252 N May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73120