Clarion Inn Tulsa International Airport
2201 N. 77th East Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74115
Phone: (918) 835-9911
Fax: (918) 838-2452
Bars & Cafes
At Fair Meadows, the ponies run year-round, thanks to three months of on-site live racing and simulcast contests from across the country. The property is upscale, featuring a sports bar with 14 big screens. Guests can also rent out one of nearly 200 carrels, which offer an executive-style chair and a personal television for race viewing. For larger parties, private rooms are available for rent as well, but arrive early; they are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Patrons must be 18 years or older to enter.
The Dragonmoon Tea Company is truly a hidden gem in Tulsa. They offer both afternoon and high tea services, as well as a full menu of lunch options. Some of these options include turkey pita pockets, classic egg salad, and a variety of quiche. There is also a huge variety of tea from around the world available for you to try. The restaurant itself is very homey and is quite cozy, and the service is very friendly and welcoming.
For a classier nightlife experience head to Hodges Bend. This bar aims for a higher level of service with expertly made cocktails and fine wines. The atmosphere inside aims to take you to the New Orleans of years past, with tin ceilings and jazz music playing in the background. Special cocktails include the Mexican Firing Squad, with blanco tequila, grenadine, lime and bitters, and the Venus, with gin, creme de violette, lime, and egg yolk. Locally sourced coffee is also available.
For a little bit of Ireland in Tulsa, head to Kilkenny's Irish Pub. When you step into this pub you will feel as if you have been transported to Dublin. The pub boasts a festive and friendly atmosphere and an extensive drink and food menu. The bar, of course, has favorites like Jameson, Smithwick's Ale, and Guinness. The food menu has items like Galway oysters, King's River Fish and Chips, and a hearty Irish stew. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday.
Head to the Caravan Cattle Company for a taste of some old fashioned Oklahoma nightlife. Here you will see some genuine cowboys line dancing the night away. There are several bars here, meaning their generally isn't too much for a wait for a drink (which are very reasonably priced). The dance floor is very large, and for newcomers they start teaching line dances about thirty minutes after they open. Several pool tables are also available. Live country music is occasionally played in a back room as well.
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.
Located in Utica Square, store number 38, Starbucks Coffee will draw you to itself with its tempting coffee aroma. Generally crowded, this place offers a range of coffees, teas and drinks. But none like Frappuccino, Honey Latte, Caffé Latte and espressos offered here along with a list of rolls, sandwiches and desserts. Starbucks at Utica is a great place to hang out with friends or simply sip and munch while you review your shopping.
Visit The Cigar Box if you want to relax after a long day with a cigar and a drink. Once you walk in, you will be directed to their walk-in humidor. Inside, you will find that the humidor is filled with hundreds of cigars from all around the world. Once you choose your cigar, you can head to the stylish main room. If you would like a drink, a full service bar is also on-site. Keep an eye out for special events, like wine tastings, that often take place here.
An Irish themed pub, James E. McNellie's Public House is one of the best bars in Tulsa. Known for its exhaustive selection of beer, with over 350 different varieties from over the world, the pub is also popular for its cozy, warm, and friendly atmosphere. Feast on pub food like McNellie's Charburger and Michael’s Maryland Crab Cakes as you chug some of the best beer from around the world, including local favorites like Marshall McNellie's Pub Ale, Guinness and Boulevard Wheat.
This retro-inspired 8-lane bowling alley is a fascinating tribute to the bowling alleys of the 1970's. In addition to bowling, this unique place has a full-service bar and lounge, private room with two bowling lanes, and a patio. The exciting venue is an all-in-one fun package, as you can challenge your friend to a game of bowling, and if you're tired there is an amazing supply of comfort food like multiple varieties of tots, from cheese to Mexican, nachos, burgers, salads, shakes, and sundaes. Thirst quenching is easy as they serve premium beers, cocktails, and some fancy wines. If you're not into bowling, you can just grab a cold one and enjoy classic video-games in true retro style!
For a vibe akin to Oktoberfest, head down to Fassler Hall. Located in the heart of downtown Tulsa, this place brings German flair to the city. Their bar is stocked with draft beer and bottles from across Germany. Enjoy a pint or a refreshing cocktail from their list of classic concoctions. To complement your drink, their delicious fare includes handmade sausages, bratwurst, pretzels and falafel dogs.
If you like some arcade games with your beer, then The Max Retropub is just for you. The owners here have brought in old arcade games from the 1980s and 1990s for patrons to enjoy. The atmosphere is very retro, with all sorts of memorabilia from the 1980s decorating the walls and old televisions playing VHS movies. The staff is very friendly when serving you from behind their full bar.