Clarion Inn Tulsa International Airport
2201 N. 77th East Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74115
Phone: (918) 835-9911
Fax: (918) 838-2452
If you are craving some barbecue, dining at Big Anthony's BBQ would be a great decision. The menu here features a variety of smoked, baked, or grilled menu items. The pork ribs are very juicy and come with a spicy crust, the brisket is tender and moist, and the pulled pork or chicken is some of the best around. All dinners come with two sides, including brown sugar baked beans, cole slaw, and garlic butter mashed potatoes.
It's hole-in-the-wall location cannot hide the fact that El Rio Verde serves some of the best Mexican food in Tulsa. Located just north of downtown, the menu here is filled with inexpensive, filling, and very tasty dishes. Favorites on the menu include the wet burrito (which is big enough for two meals), chimichangas, chicken tortilla soup, and fajita nachos. An authentic Mexican breakfast is available to early risers. The restaurant is often quite crowded, but all menu items are available for take-out as well.
Located in the Embassy Suites Hotel in central Tulsa, this upscale restaurant features high-quality steaks and more in an atmosphere of casual elegance. Enjoy your meal in the huge hotel atrium, or in its more intimate dining room. Enjoy live jazz music on the weekends. This place is known for having the largest prime rib in Tulsa: a 24-ounce cut. Its menu also features Omaha Steaks. You should make reservations before making the trip; this place stays pretty full. The bar is also open late.
Foundations is a restaurant operated by the students of Platts College. The ambiance here is fun, casual and relaxed for a great time. The American Fusion cuisine prepared by them are quite enjoyed by a lot of people. The desserts and pastries here cannot be missed. Try the salmon and the swordfish for their mains. For small gatherings and dinner parties, hire their venues for a great time. Call ahead for more information.
This popular restaurant brings the taste of New Orleans to the historic Cherry Street district of Tulsa. A dark brick interior, white formal linens and live music on the weekends make this a great spot for a date or an evening on the town, whether formal or casual. Cajun-style steaks, seafood and pasta are the main fare here, including Blackened Snapper and Crawfish Fettucini Alfredeaux. The fried alligator is a popular appetizer. Full wine and bar service is available. Also located at 81st and Lewis in south Tulsa.
Lucky's has quickly become a favorite restaurant in Tulsa, with an appealing blend of tasty meals and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Located of historic Cherry Street, this restaurant is owned and operated by Matt and Brooke Kelley, who have filled the menu with a variety of dishes that are family favorites. The dinner menu features dishes like fire roasted salmon and Trimbach Riesling chicken, while the Sunday brunch is always packed and offers meals like almond griddle cakes and eggs poblano.
Fleming's is one of the best steakhouses in Tulsa, and one of the most famous restaurant chains in America. Steak options you can expect to find on the menu include Filet Mignon, New York Strip, Beef Flemington, Veal Chops, Pork Rib Chop, and Prime Ribs. Ask your waiter to help you choose from among the 100 different wines available to go with your meal. If you're not a meat fan, then sample the fresh seafood and scrumptious side dishes. The Salmon, with its signature Mashed Potatoes, is highly recommended.
Two large white stallions welcome you as you enter one of the country's national upscale restaurant, P.F. Chang's China Bistro. Located in the Utica Square, the restaurant caters to families that love Chinese. Although the place serves traditional Chinese fare, one may find the menu with a list of modern Chinese delicacies. The decor is tastefully done with mute lightings and shades on the darker side which add a touch of sophistication to this rather casual bistro. The restaurant also has a large bar where one can taste a number of wines and martinis.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
The Stonehorse Café in Utica Square is one place none should miss when in Tulsa. This bright and casual café is a great place to spend some time with friends or to have a formal meeting. Enjoy the freshly prepared delicacies along with a glass of delicious wine from their small yet impressive list of menu. Vietnamese noodle bowl, Thai chicken salad with peanut sauce and Truckstop Meatloaf are some of the tasty menu items one can have here. The Stonehorse Café is a wonderful place to delight your taste buds with some local fare.
Adding to the ambiance of the Cherry Street District, this popular family-owned Italian place offers excellent food in an elegant urban environment. Artistically decorated in red and black with strings of lights, this is a great place for a business meal, a date, or an evening with friends. The menu is small, as is the space (patio dining is available), but the food is excellent. Chicken Scalloppini is the most popular item, and a large gourmet pizza is enough for four people. All meals come with Lemon Caesar Salad and incredible Italian-style bread. A full wine list is available.
Queenie's, located in Utica Square is one colorful place where most of Tulsa likes to indulge its sweet tooth. Though known for its delicious breakfast, brunch and meal preparations, it is more famed for its sandwiches and cakes. Try the carrot cake or the chocolate fudge cake and you will know why this small bakery-sandwich place is not worth a miss. The portions are decent, as are the prices. One can even dine indoors or outside on the patio if the climate permits. All in all, it is a great place to satiate your in-between-meals hunger. Also don't miss their home made desserts.