They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and while that might be true, I think lunch is the
best meal of the day. It’s that mid-day meal that gets you out of your desk, away from (certain) co-workers and recharges you to make it through the rest of the workday. If you’re looking for some exceptional lunch spots, check out these 10 places in Oklahoma (in no particular order).
1. Cafe Kacao, Oklahoma City
Cafe Kacao specializes in Latin-American food that serves breakfast lunch and dinner in Oklahoma City. The lunch menu is full of tacos, burritos, carne asada, flautas and many more mouthwatering Guatemalan items. Cafe Kacao is located at 3325 N. Classen, Oklahoma City, OK. Please note: Cafe Kacao is closed on Mondays.
2. Trenchers Delicatessen, Tulsa
One of Tulsa's hidden gems is Trenchers Delicatessen - specializing in distinctive sandwiches. Everything is made in house using fresh ingredients...they even roast their own deli meats and make their own bread and pastries. Trenchers Delicatessen is located at 2602 S Harvard Ave., Tulsa, OK.
3. Cafe Alley, Ardmore
If you're looking for one of the best spots to enjoy a delicious lunch in southern Oklahoma, head to Cafe Alley in historic downtown Ardmore. The menus includes fried green beans, salads, soups, burgers and many specialty items. Cafe Alley is located at 107 E Main St., Ardmore, OK. Please note: Cafe Alley is closed on Mondays.
4. The Red B Restaurant, Idabel
The Red B Restaurant is known for exceptional service, a great atmosphere and delicious, homemade food. They were voted 2nd place for best chicken fry sandwich in Oklahoma...so you'll definitely want to try it. The Red B Restaurant is located at 10 N Central Ave., Idabel, OK.
5. Jigg's Smokehouse, Clinton
Jigg's Smokehouse is award-winning bbq joint known for mouthwatering food in western Oklahoma. The unique signature sandwiches alone are worth the trip to Clinton to enjoy an amazing lunch that is sure to fill you up. Jigg's Smokehouse is located at 22203 N Frontage Rd., Clinton, OK.
6. Golden Dragon Cafe, Stillwater
Known as the best Chinese restaurant in Stillwater (with Yelp ratings to back it up), Golden Dragon Cafe is known for its flavorful food and diverse menu. The cozy atmosphere and hospitality make this spot the perfect place for a relaxing lunch. Golden Dragon Cafe is located at 203 South Perkins Rd., Stillwater, OK.
7. Firo Fire Kissed Pizza, Lawton
If pizza is one of your favorite choices for lunch, Firo Fire Kissed Pizza in Lawton is the perfect spot to get a made-to-order pizza. It only takes about 5 minutes to cook it on an open-flame stone hearth oven, so you won't be pressed for time. The fresh ingredients, homemade sauce and gelato make Firo Fire one of Lawton's favorite restaurants. Fire Fire Kissed Pizza is located at 3902 NW Cache Rd., Lawton, OK.
8. Boston Deli, Tulsa
Boston Deli is an award-winning restaurant known for amazing lunch sandwiches during the day and fine dining at night. The cozy deli has daily lunch specials along with its great regular menu. Thursday's special is my favorite: Hasty bake hickory smoked beef brisket & peppered pastrami on the house sourdough garlic cheese toast. Boston Deli is located at 6231 E. 61st St., Tulsa, OK.
9. The Mule, Oklahoma City
Serving up gourmet hot melts and grilled cheese in The Plaza District of Oklahoma City, The Mule is a highly rated restaurant that will spoil your taste buds. Sandwich lovers, this place is a must-visit! The Mule is located at 1630 N Blackwelder Ave., Oklahoma City, OK. Please note: The Mule is closed for lunch on Mondays.
10. J & W Grill, Chickasha
Known for their delicious onion burgers, J & W Grill is a hidden gem ready to fill your mid-day hunger cravings. The burgers, fries and shakes will have you coming back time and time again. If one of the 18 stools is already taken, don't worry you can get your meal to go. J & W Grill is located at 501 W Choctaw Ave., Chickasha, OK.