The 10 Best Restaurants In Yukon, Oklahoma

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Monica Nastase

The culinary options in Yukon, Oklahoma, are as diverse as its residents. Besides the classic American fare, this suburb of Oklahoma City offers a bunch of Asian-inspired restaurants with flavors from Vietnam and China, and various establishments for Mexican food. Italian and burger lovers will also find great dining options. Here’s our round up of the 10 best restaurants to visit in Yukon.

1. Louie’s Grill & Bar

Bar, American

Gourmet Burger
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Louie’s is an American-style, neighborhood restaurant where locals gather to eat and have fun with friends. The place has various TVs that show local sports, and it is open every day of the week. The menu features classic American dishes like burgers, sandwiches, soups, and salads. Expect to find a large selection of beer on the drinks list and there’s also a wine list and cocktail section.

2. Interurban Restaurant

Restaurant, American

A restaurant with a long history, the first Interurban opened its doors in 1976. It is a casual restaurant for local food, with a straightforward menu featuring many delicious dishes. Interurban serves a combination of all-American classics, like burgers, steaks, and grilled fish, Mexican-inspired quesadillas or nachos, and international choices like pizza and pasta. Locals flock to the daily happy hour until 7pm and the Sunday brunch is also a regional favorite.

3. Carlito’s Café

Restaurant, Mexican

Chicken fajitas
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A favorite Mexican restaurant in Yukon, Carlito’s Café features all the classic Mexican dishes, from burritos to tacos, to chicken fajitas. The place is family-friendly, with a warm atmosphere and a few pieces of Mexican-inspired art on the walls. The waiters even speak Spanish that completes the experience. Don’t forget to wrap up your meal with one of the cocktails available from the extensive drinks list.

4. Wings and Things

As its name suggests, Wings and Things specializes in chicken wings, with a bunch of flavors and sauces on the side. The wings are served in portions from 10 pieces up to 50 pieces, and they come in barbecue, garlic Parmesan, or spicy hot. Wings and Things also serves other American food, like salads and fish dishes, and the Louisiana favorit po boy, a meat sandwich on French baguette bread. It is a favorite among locals for the variety of wings flavors and friendly, local atmosphere.

Wings and Things, 608 W Vandament Ave, Yukon, OK, USA +1 405 265 3232

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5. Pho Vy

Restaurant, Vietnamese

Pho bowl
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An Asian restaurant in South Yukon, Pho Vy serves a combination of Vietnamese and Chinese dishes. The place is simple and bright, with a few Vietnamese-inspired pieces for decoration. Locals praise the attentive service of both waiters and the owner. You can start off with a sushi platter or the spring rolls from the appetizers section and continue with a Vietnamese noodle bowl, the famous phở, or the Thai fried rice. Pho Vy features a very large menu to suit any taste, whether you’re a vegetarian, beef or seafood lover.

6. The Miller Grill

A Yukon institution for more than two decades, The Miller Grill is frequented by locals for the friendly atmosphere and the delicious food. The home cooked dishes feature mostly locally grown produce. Don’t miss the beef burgers (made with premium Oklahoma beef), the self-proclaimed ‘largest onion rings in Oklahoma,’ and the chicken fried steak with gravy. On weekend mornings, you can try the Garbage Breakfast, which includes fried bread loaded with breakfast classics.

The Miller Grill, 326 Elm Ave, Yukon, OK, USA +1 405 265 2775

7. Green Chile Kitchen

Restaurant, American

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A restaurant with a warm, cozy feel, Green Chile Kitchen features New Mexican cuisine and is the second branch to open in the States, after the first in San Francisco. The menu includes plenty of chicken dishes with Mexican-inspired flavors and lots of chili. Expect dishes to come with organic rice and beans and crispy tacos. Don’t miss the green or red chili nachos that you can share with friends, or the New Mexican homestyle enchiladas, with your choice of mild or hot chili.

8. Primo’s d’Italia

Restaurant, American

Prosciutto and asiago pasta
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An Italian restaurant in the heart of Oklahoma, Primo’s d’Italia features a large menu full of mouthwatering Italian dishes and a selection of imported wines and cocktails. Try the tomato caprese as an appetizer, then a mushroom risotto or a bowl of pasta with prosciutto and Asiago cheese. The restaurant is decorated with bottles of wine and black and white posters evoking traditional Italian lifestyle.

9. Pho Hieu

Located on the southern edge of Yukon, Pho Hieu is one of the most acclaimed Vietnamese restaurants in the area. It caters to both meat lovers and vegetarians, with dishes like noodle soups in all sorts of combinations and rice bowls with your choice of meat. Another plus is the friendly and attentive staff, who will do everything possible to make your lunch or dinner at Pho Hieu a memorable one.

Pho Hieu, 1615 S Mustang Rd, Yukon, OK, USA +1 405 265 1220

10. The Big Easy

Cafe, Seafood, American

A reference restaurant for Cajun cuisine in the Oklahoma area, The Big Easy is located right in the center of Yukon. With simple, modern décor and a warm atmosphere, the restaurant features dishes like crawfish étouffée, sausage with red beans and rice, and bread pudding. Locals love to gather at this place for a different type of cuisine in the heart of America. Some customers say it’s like being back in Louisiana; The Big Easy is certainly one of the most appreciated places for Cajun food.

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