100 Things To Eat In OKC - 405 Magazine

100 Things To Eat In OKC

At last count, Oklahoma City has more than three dozen regional and ethnic cuisines represented in local restaurants.

Khao Soi at Ma Der, Photo by Lexi Hoebing

At last count, Oklahoma City has more than three dozen regional and ethnic cuisines represented in local restaurants. Gone are the meat-and-potatoes-only days of not so long ago, replaced by a multicultural celebration of the foods of all the cultures that have contributed their dishes, flavors, seasonings and techniques to our city. The list below is not a “top 100.” Rather, it’s a cross section of the remarkable diversity we have in our culinary landscape.

01 Lamb Potstickers – The Metro Wine Bar & Bistro

02 Boursin Mac ‘n’ CheeseThe Hamilton

03 Pear PieFlorence’s

04 Curried Goat – Carican Flavors

05 CarnitasCarnitas el Patron

06 Chocolate BabkaQuincy Bake Shop

Chocolate Babka, Photo by Lexi Hoebing

07 BurgerBar Arbolada

08 Khao SoiMa Der

09 Soppressata PizzaPizzeria Gusto

10 Chile Verde TacoLos Comales

11 LarbFour J’s

12 Chicken Egg RollsQueen of Eggrolls

13 PastramiBack Door Barbecue

14 Feijoada – Café do Brasil

15 Smoked Bologna Sandwich with Pimento CheeseJamil’s Steakhouse

16 Chorizo Breakfast TacoTaqueria Rafita’s

17 Flaming Lips TacoBig Truck Tacos

Flaming Lips, Photo by Lexi Hoebing

18 Chilled RamenGoro Ramen + Izakaya

19 Classic BurgerPaseo Grill

20 Chasudon PorkTamashii

21 Crispy Spicy ChickenSzechuan Story

22 French DipJimmy B’s Culinary + Krafted

23 DumplingsNorthern Noodle House

24 Cabbage RollsOozie Mediterranean

25 LumpiaChibugan

26 BulgogiHawaiian BBQ

27 Goat BirriaLos Desvelados

28 Tacu-TacuNaylamp Peruvian Restaurant

29 HashwaNunu’s Mediterranean Café

30 Lamb RibsBlack Walnut

31 MeatloafPub W

32 New York Strip with Black Truffle ButterBoulevard Steakhouse

33 Prickly Pear and Strawberry Tart (get the horchata latte, too)Stitch Cafe

34 Fungus Among Us PizzaEmpire Slice House

35 Green Masala Butter ChickenSheesh Mahal

Sheesh Mahal, Photo by Lexi Hoebing

36 Chicken Curry Tandoor (truckstop Indian restaurant)

37 Cinnamon RollThe Red Cup

38 Bun bo HueVII Asian Bistro

39 PhoPho Cuong

40 Lamb FriesCattlemen’s Steakhouse

41 Croque Madame La Baguette Bistro

42 Lobster CargotMahogany Prime Steakhouse

43 HushpuppiesThe Drake

44 Bone MarrowVast

45 BrisketClark Crew BBQ

Brisket, Photo by Lexi Hoebing

46 RibsJo-Bawb’s BBQ

47 PizzaFair-Weather Friend

48 Buche TacosCarnitas & Tacos El Tarasco

49 Al Pastor TacosTrompudo’s Tacos

50 Beef BunsOodles of Noodles and Dumplings

51 Blueberry Donut Social Deck and Dining

Blueberry Donut, Photo by Lexi Hoebing

52 FalafelSimply Falafel

53 MacaronsGanache Patisserie

54 RunzasWhipped Bakery

55 Pork Neck BonesPolk’s House

56 Corn DogSpark

57 Da Kine Bird Shaka (in The Collective)

58 Duck BreastSignature Grill

59 Okonomiyaki TotsPalo Santo

60 Pepian de PolloTienda Guatemala

Pepian de Pollo, Photo by Lexi Hoebing

61 Clay Pot PorkLido

62 Singapore NoodlesGrand House

63 Xiu mai MeatballsRiviere Modern Banh Mi

64 The Costanza SandwichElemental Coffee

65 Glazed DonutNeon

66 Huevos con ChorizoPupuseria mi Chalateca

67 Pork RibsEl Rinconcito

68 PastelitosMisasa Latin Grill

69 Columns (cheesy breadsticks)The Joinery

70 Bean and Cheese PupusaFeria Latina

71 Cabeza TacosTacos San Pedro

72 Burger at Scratch (side of black-eyed peas)Scratch Kitchen & Cocktails

73 GheimehTravel by Taste

74 CarpaccioBenvenuti’s Ristorante

75 Chicken-fried SteakCheever’s

76 Huevos RancherosCafe 501

77 EmpanadasEl Fogon de Edgar

78 Lamb BirriaBirrieria Diaz

79 Yebeg Kay Watt (lamb watt)Queen of Sheba

80 Hominy StewThirty Nine

81 SausageEdge Craft Barbecue

82 Vegan CalamariFrida Southwest

83 Falafel Sandwich Mediterranean Deli

Falafel Sandwich, Photo by Lexi Hoebing

84 HummusCous Cous Cafe

85 Lamb (shank)Osso Bucco Zorba’s

86 East Side ChickenR & J Lounge

87 Clash BurgerBurger Punk

88 Ropa ViejaPaladar Cubano

89 GreensGeorge’s Happy Hog

90 Pabellon Taco1492

91 Midnight Cowboy CroissantHarvey Bakery

92 Spicy Motuleño with LonganizaCafé Antigua

93 Italian Stuffed Collard GreensJoey’s Pizzeria

94 Tacos Dorados de PapasLa Tropicana

95 CarbonaraPatrono

96 PosoleGreen Chile Kitchen

97 Green Chile StewHacienda Tacos

98 White cheddar and chive biscuitsThe Hutch

99 The NashvillianNashbird

100 Manzo CaldoAmici in Movimento