Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Bricktown
1750 East Reno Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: (405) 278-7250
Fax: (405) 278-7260
Bars & Cafes
Entertaining fans since 1992, Wormy Dog Saloon is the best place for country music in downtown Oklahoma City. The set-up is casual, where everyone knows each other and the evenings are spent in the company of friends, conversation and beer. Their live music features are something that everyone looks forward to, since the best country music is regularly played here. Check the website for further information on upcoming events.
Country music star Toby Keith's chain of restaurants celebrates two of his passions - food and music. The place gets its name from Toby's popular song I Love This Bar, and the hearty American cuisine has customers chanting the same. Chef Brad Johnson's menu features local delicacies like steaks, meatloaf and rotisserie chicken, with their signature sauces and gravies. In addition, on offer is a healthy serving of patriotism - Freedom Fries, anyone? The place is laid-back and inviting, complete with interesting decor, and plays host to crowd-drawing live bands.
In this part of the U.S. for the last two centuries, the people have celebrated that greatest of American spirits they call rye bourbon. This native grain notwithstanding, the bar also serves many other spirits in addition to its more than 175 bottles of different whiskeys from Ireland, Japan and Scotland. WSKY also has an above stellar dinner service with a menu that features a wonderful Charcuterie plate and out-of-this-world sliders, try the 'Eloerdo', a pork belly and cherry wood smoked ham masterpiece served inside a homemade baguette with Dijon mustard and Swiss cheese. A couple of other benefits at the WSKY Lounge are their air-filtered Cigar Bar and the live jazz on certain nights, a perfect combo to unwind with a Macanudo and listen to sounds played in 3/4.
This hole in the wall on East Sheridan is a great live entertainment venue in addition to being an inviting and relaxed bar. Spread over two levels, get acquainted with local patrons over a Wii game or head-bang to the tunes of some of America's most talented bands, featured seven nights a week. There are no cover charges and the extensive drink list is reasonably priced. Indulge in what most say is the town's best pizza, sold by the slice. The friendly service and contagious, high-spirited vibe will have you coming back for more.
Purple Bar is cozy, fun, and entirely different from anything you have ever seen. Enjoy delicious lunch, dinner and appetizers, with a great selection of martinis, beer and wine. There is live entertainment each weekend and Thunder Basketball Specials before and after games. There are half priced appetizers Monday through Saturday, 3:30pm to 6:30pm. Experience the best of Bricktown from their second floor patio.
Not only is TapWerks Oklahoma's oldest tap house, it has a staggering 212 beers on tap, which also makes it the largest in the state. TapWerks also serves up some decent pub food, with a slightly German slant, as well as the typical burgers, sandwiches and soups. The bar has pool tables, dart boards and a jukebox, so there's plenty of entertainment for all.
Choose Bolero Spanish Grill & Tapas Bar for a great dining experience. The ambiance is perfect for a romantic date night, as it is quiet, low lit and cozy. The service here is professional and friendly that makes the patrons feel comfortable and relaxed. This elegant place serves the Spanish Tapas delicacies and you may try the fried goat cheese, Serrano wrapped shrimp, braised mushrooms, dulche de leche with honey fried plantains and grilled lamb. Bask in the sun at their outdoor setting and enjoy their top flan and clams mussels. Accompany your dishes with special Spanish wines and unique drinks. Hire their beautiful space for your special occasions and dinners. For more information, call ahead.
This restaurant/bar is one of the best spots to catch a game, grab a quick bite, have a drink or do them all while you sit at the comfortable bar. The drink menu is filled with classic cocktails, plenty of bottled beers and the food features pub-grub items like hamburgers, sandwiches and wings. It is located in the popular Bricktown neighborhood, so it serves as a great spot to start out or finish the night.
At Capt. Norm's Bar you can still find the eponymous owner himself behind the bar slinging drinks and telling stories. If the weather is nice, guests can sit out on the patio and watch the water taxis glide upon the waters of the tranquil Bricktown Canal. The bar is casual, upscale and has a full panoply of liquor and beer. In addition to drinks, you can light up any of the carefully selected cigars with many brands to choose from, some include Tatiana, Cohiba, Ashton, Macanudo and Pádron. On certain nights, the Capt. hosts live music acts with sounds that vary from samba and salsa to reggae and jazz.
In the heart of Bricktown, this two-story restaurant and bar is a hot spot for the young, single after-work crowd. Upstairs you will find a large, very casual bar area where you can enjoy live music on Fridays and Saturdays. Downstairs is a casual restaurant and lounge area, which is a little more family-friendly. The chefs cook up quite a variety here, including pork, chicken, steak, fish, sandwiches and burgers. The steaks are the most popular items on the menu. In addition to dinner, the bar has a great lunch menu with many of the same items, only at a better price.
The atmosphere in this two-story restaurant, located right on the Bricktown Canal, is festive and loud. This restaurant is popular with locals and tourists alike, especially since it is the only restaurant with dining overlooking the canal on a patio and upper balcony. The clientele tends to be young, often college-aged, but children are always welcome here. It is a little mild for Mexican food, so be sure to ask for hot sauce with your meal.
Located in the Skirvin Hilton Downtown Hotel, this piano bar is a great place to listen to live music from Tuesday to Saturday and sip on a hand-crafted cocktail. Try their 'Sidecar', it is a classic blend of cognac and cointreau with a little citrus that never goes out of style. On the menu, the Skirvin provides small bites from its in-house kitchen with items that include wings, fries, bruschetta, calamari, a Charcuterie board and they even serve pork rillette! Overall, the Red Piano is a great spot to bring a business associate or the perfect date and listen to the sounds of the piano that is actually red.