Going to the deadCENTER Film Festival? I’ve written 15 words each about 15 different local Oklahoma businesses to eat and drink while in the area. Some are walking distance from film venues while others are a short drive, but all are close!

Kitchen No 324

1. Kitchen No 324

324 N Robinson Ave, Oklahoma City
An American Rustic café, craft bakery, a coffee curator, and the downtown address for fresh!

2. OKCMOA Cafe

415 Couch Drive, Oklahoma City
The metropolitan ambiance brings a taste of Chicago, San Francisco, and London to Oklahoma City.

Italian Cheese Fries at Knuck's Wheelhouse

3. Knucks Wheelhouse

103 East California Ave. Oklahoma City
The Homeslice pizza has pesto, mozzarella, pecorino, and topped with Truffle Fries! Topped with fries!

4. Bricktown Candy Co.

100 E California Ave Suite 100
Candy and gelato is a totally acceptable source of food. Don’t listen to the haters.

Peloton Wine Bar & Cafe

5. Pelotón Wine Bar & Cafe

900 N Broadway Ave
Thoughtfully designed menu so that appetizers and entrees complement the variety of drink options offered.

Sara Sara Cupcakes

6. Sara Sara Cupcakes/Pierre Pierre

7 NW 9th St, Oklahoma City
Cupcakes are also totally acceptable source of food. They also have crêpes for lunch too.

Iguana Mexican Grill

7. Iguana Mexican Grill

9 NW 9th St, Oklahoma City
Their menu is designed around their knowledge of tequila pairing, yet stands alone unto itself.


333 W Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City
High on top of the Devon Towner, filmmakers will enjoy the vast views offered here.

Red PrimeSteak

9. Red PrimeSteak

333 W Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City
Red PrimeSteak is a modern fine-dining restaurant situated beyond the traditional steakhouse experience.

10. Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse

7 Mickey Mantle Dr, Oklahoma City
The restaurant dazzles with a compelling contemporary chef- driven menu and delivers a sizzling experience.

11. KD’s

224 Johnny Bench Dr, Oklahoma City
KD’s offers southern cuisine such as fried chicken and waffles, fried catfish, and BBQ ribs.

The Bleu Garten. Photo by Dennis Spielman

12. The Bleu Garten

301 N.W. 10th Street, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma’s first food truck park, The Bleu Garten’s selection of food trucks provides great variety.

Waffle Champion

13. Waffle Champion

1212 N. Walker, #100, Oklahoma City
With menu of breakfast skillets, cold press juices, and delicious waffles you can’t go wrong.

14. Put A Cork In It

115 E. California, Oklahoma City
While they don’t offer food, I recommend visiting them to hang out after a movie.

S&B Burger

15. S&B Burgers

20 NW 9th St, Oklahoma City
Go for burgers like The King, the Smokin’ Okie, The Guerra, and their smothered fires.

For more about the deadCENTER Film Festival, visit deadcenterfilm.org and for my filmmaker interviews, click here.

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Dennis Spielman

I'm Dennis Spielman, the Producer of Uncovering Oklahoma, which I started in 2009 as a way to show that Oklahoma isn't boring. As for about myself, I’m a creative person that writes imaginative stories. I also run The Show Starts Now Studios, which is my umbrella organization for all of my shows I create. Come join me on Patreon as I create content that adds adventure and wonder to peoples' lives. More about my stories and projects are at DennisSpielman.com