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1. Anchor Down, Oklahoma City
From the moment you spot Anchor Down, you'll see its uniqueness in bold red. It is housed in a repurposed shipping container that has been beautifully restored. They are known for gourmet hot dogs, hush pups and an impressive bar. Anchor Down is located at 30 NE 2nd St Oklahoma City, OK 73104.
2. Cafe Alley, Ardmore
This casual bistro setting in Downtown Ardmore serves delicious, quality food that is always fresh. The porch setting is unique...a pull-up garage door that opens up to the back street. Cafe Alley maintains a local feel, paying homage to the heritage of Ardmore with the decor in the building, such as vintage photos of the town. Cafe Alley is located at 126 Caddo St.
Ardmore, OK 73401.
3. McGehee Catfish Restaurant, Marietta
McGehee is a hidden gem in Marietta, Oklahoma. It covers an area of 8 acres at an elevation of 760 feet overlooking the Red River. The catfish, relish, and coleslaw are outstanding. McGehee Catfish is located at 13401 McGehee Rd
Marietta, OK 73448.
4. La Villa Restaurant at the Philbrook Museum, Tulsa
La Villa Philbrook is located at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa. It features high-quality dining and impeccable service, whether a casual lunch or a special occasion event. The restaurant offers breathtaking views of the gardens at Philbrook, which complement the fabulous food served during lunch, Sunday brunch, and special events. La Villa is located at 2727 South Rockford Road Tulsa, OK 74114.
5. Bleu Garten, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma's original food truck park offers an outdoor dining experience that is completely unique, compared to anywhere else in Oklahoma. You'll find delicious food, shaded seating, misters, heaters, alcohol, light music and theater entertainment - a combination of luxury new to Oklahoma food parks. Bleu Garten is located at 301 NW 10th St Midwotn OKC, OK 73103.
6. The Vintage House, Burlington
You won't find Northwest Oklahoma's premiere steak and seafood restaurant in a commercial building, but rather in a little vintage house in the town of Burlington (pop. 152). The food is outstanding and the desserts alone are worth the drive. The romantic setting in this quaint, Victorian home, makes this small restaurant a unique, must-visit place in Oklahoma. The Vintage House is located at 402 W Main St Burlington, OK 73722.
7. The Spudder, Tulsa
This casual restaurant pays homage to Tulsa's rich oil history by decorating the walls of the dining room with oil memorabilia. It is a good old-fashioned steakhouse where everything is homemade. The Spudder is located at 6536 E 50th St, Tulsa, OK 74145.
8. Broadway 10, Oklahoma City
A New York, New York vibe in Oklahoma is unique and provides a fun night out on the town. Broadway 10 is an upscale Oklahoma City chophouse and bar. From the wood-fired meats to the handcrafted cocktails, every meal there is truly a unique experience.
Broadway 10 is located at 1101 N Broadway Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73103.
9. White Dog Hill, Clinton
Situated on a hill 3 miles east of downtown Clinton, White Dog Hill offers diners a sweeping view of the countryside and the town below. The restaurant motto is, "Come for the view, stay for the food." White Dog Hill is located at 22901 N Route 66 Clinton, OK 73601.
10. Fireside Dining, Ardmore
Fireside Dining is a one-of-a-kind dining experience in Ardmore, near Lake Murray. The wooded area provides for a secluded dining experience with a superb menu.The prime rib is considered the best anywhere. Fireside Dining is located at Lake Murray Village
Ardmore, OK 73401.
11. Guernsey Park, Oklahoma City
Featuring two dining rooms, one upstairs and one downstairs, Guernsey Park is the perfect option for Asian fusion cuisine. It houses a basement-level sushi bar and outdoor patio. Guernsey Park is located at 2418 N Guernsey Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73103.
12. Tokyo Pot, Stillwater
Tokyo Pot is a Shabu Shabu-style restaurant in Downtown Stillwater. Diners cook their own meats, veggies & fish in a cozy space surrounded by bamboo & lanterns. Tokyo Pot is located at 108 W 10th Ave, Stillwater, OK 74074.
13. Lost Spur Cafe, Tishomingo
Lost Spur Cafe is located at Sipokni West, a unique Old West town built by retired actor Johnny Shackleford, and is Oklahoma's largest Western movie set. Gunfights are performed every 3rd Saturday night at 6:30pm. The cafe is open year-round, Thu-Fri 11:30am-8:30pm and Sat 10am-8:30pm. Lost Spur Cafe is located at 2200 Saw Mill Rd, Mill Creek, OK 74856.
Have you dined at any of these unique restaurants in Oklahoma? Which one is your favorite?