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.
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.
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.
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.
Arnie's Bar is Tulsa's premier Irish pub. The bar is named after its founder, Arnie Simmons, who opened the pub in 1956. The bar moved to its current location in 2000, which is historic in its own right. The building was once a Gulf gas station that was specifically built to attract drivers to fill up there. The building's distinctive blue dome remains to this day. Inside, Arnie's remains a great place to grab a traditional Irish brew and converse with some old or new friends.
Valkyrie takes their alcohol seriously. As soon as you walk into the warm, bare-brick and wood bar, the first thing that strikes you is the huge blackboard, listing the available drinks and specials. Each cocktail is hand-crafted to perfection, and they offer a variety of unique beers and a choice of wines too. Seat yourself at the long bar to see your drink being assembled in front of you, or take a seat at the tall bar stools and tables. On weekends, it's quite likely you'll be standing though, due to the crush of people.
Located in downtown Tulsa's Brady District, The Soundpony is a favorite among locals who are looking for a friendly crowd and a reasonably priced drink. Located next to Cain's Ballroom, this bar is a popular pre- and post-show hangout. The bar also hosts up-and-coming local bands for free, live shows. The crowd here is very diverse and welcoming, meaning whenever you walk in you will find someone friendly and interesting to talk to.
Located across North Main Street, the Hunt Club Pub & Grub is a local pub. This casual bar is always abuzz with banter of the locals, who head here during the evening to talk and share a few drinks. Open late till 2a, Hunt Club offers variety of drinks ranging from beer, whiskey to cocktails. It also hosts live music concerts featuring local artists and bands. For more details, call ahead.
As the name makes rightly suggests, this is where those looking to have a good time in Downtown Tulsa head to. Situated just a short walk away from the Brady Theater, the Downtown Lounge always has some excellent drink specials on offer, among which the USD2 Train Shot is particularly popular. Once you're a couple of shots down, you can relax and enjoy the performances by live bands that much more.