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Top Choice Museum in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum

The story of America's worst incident of domestic terrorism is told at this poignant museum, which avoids becoming mawkish and lets the horrible events speak for themselves. The outdoor Symbolic Memorial has 168 emp…
Top Choice Modern American in Oklahoma City

Cheever's Cafe

This former art-deco flower shop is now an upscale cafe with excellent Southern- and Mexican-influenced fare. The menu changes seasonally and is locally sourced. The ice-cream-ball dessert fills many a dream.
Southern in Oklahoma City

Ann's Chicken Fry House

Part real diner, part tourist attraction, Ann's is a Route 66 veteran renowned for its – you guessed it – chicken fried steak. Okra and cream gravy also star, and the fried chicken lives up to the rep. Get the black…
Steak in Oklahoma City

Cattlemen's Steakhouse

OKC's most storied restaurant, this Stockyards City institution has been feeding cowpokes and city slickers slabs of beef since 1910. Deals are still cut at the counter (where you can jump the wait for tables) and b…
Museum in Oklahoma City

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Only the smells are missing. Vibrant historic displays are complemented by an excellent collection of Western painting and sculpture featuring many works by Charles M Russell and Frederic Remington.
Museum in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma History Center

Near the capitol, this museum makes people the focus as it tells the story of the Sooner State.
Landmark in Oklahoma City

State Capitol

Built in 1917, but only got its dome in 2002. Note the oil wells outside.
Cattle Auction in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma National Stockyards

Oklahoma National Stockyards is the world's largest stocker and feeder cattle market.
Brewery in Oklahoma City

Bricktown Brewery

A large microbrewery in Bricktown, with revelers splayed out across large rooms enjoying pool, darts and just being spectators. Always hopping and has a decent food menu.
Modern American in Oklahoma City

Picasso's Cafe

A hip fusion of bistro, bar and venue, Picasso has a full bar and is renowned for its Bloody Mary's at noon. It also has an artistic sensibility, with works by local artists on display. Live music leans to acoustic,…