Around Town

ARTS DISTRICT

The Arts District is home to several attractions, including the Civic Center Music Hall, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Norick Library, the newly-renovated Myriad Botanical Gardens and Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory.

Things to do:
Civic Center Music Hall
Myriad Gardens
Oklahoma City Memorial Museum
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball

Popular Restaurants:
Museum Cafe
Flint
Clarity Coffee

AUTOMOBILE ALLEY

In the 1920s, Automobile Alley was home to over 50 local auto dealers. In the 70s and 80s, the district fell into a state of decline, but today, its potential has been rediscovered by a new breed of driven locals who have jump-started revitalization and restoration efforts.

New businesses, residences and galleries are relocating to the area, drawn by the creative reuse of existing buildings. The district is enjoying an economic resurgence as an urban, mixed-use community.

Things to do:
Plenty Mercantile
Shop Good

Popular Restaurants:
Broadway 10 Chophouse
Coffee Slingers
Cultivar Mexican
Hatch Early Mood Food
Hideaway Pizza
Iguana Mexican Grill
Nashbird
Red Prime Steak
Yuzo Sushi and Tapas

Bars:
Sidecar
Twisted Spike Brewery
The Yard - Beer Garden
Prairie Brewery

BRICKTOWN

Bricktown has become Oklahoma City's premiere entertainment district. For several decades, the warehouse district sat dilapidated and underused. With the passage of the MAPS initiative in 1993, the City of Oklahoma City constructed the Bricktown Ballpark and a one-mile canal that connects the north Bricktown area with the Chesapeake Boathouse along the Oklahoma River.

In the last decade, sever residences, restaurants and offices have moved into Bricktown making the district one of the most unique and diverse areas in the state.

Things to do:
Brickopolis
Bricktown Canal
HeyDay Entertainment
Oklahoma City Dodgers Baseball

Popular Restaurants:
Abuelos Mexican Restaurant
All About Cha
Fuzzy's Taco Shop
Mickey Mantle's Steakhouse
Marble Slab Creamery
Texadelphia
The Mantel Wine Bar and Bistro
Yucatan Taco Stand Bar and Grill
Zio's Italian Kitchen

Bars:
Skinny Slim's
Put a Cork in It Winery
Michael Murphy's Dueling Piano Bar

CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Marked by the skyscrapers that form downtown Oklahoma City's unique skyline, the Business District is the center for finance business and government.

It features signature hotels and Class-A office space as well as classic architectural treasures that incorporate Oklahoma's history into a modern urban marketplace.

Popular Restaurants:
Café 7 (Lunch only)
Coolgreens (Lunch only)
Kitchen 324
Mahogany Prime Steakhouse (where Russell Westbrook eats after every home game)
Vast (at the Top of the Devon tower)

Bars:
Manhatten 

DEEP DEUCE

Known for its African American heritage, Deep Deuce is recapturing its glory days as a vibrant urban neighborhood. During the 1940s and 1950s, the area was a hotbed of jazz music and African-American culture. Today, the neighborhood is undergoing a renaissance with many large-scale apartments and condominiums.

The district is also now home to cozy neighborhood restaurants, clubs and art galleries.

Popular Restaurants:
Anchor Down
Deep Deuce Grill
Leaf + Bean Coffee
The Wedge Pizzeria
Urban Johnnie Bar and Grille
Wheeze the Juice

FILM ROW

In the 1930s, Sheridan Avenue was the destination for theater owners looking to screen and lease films for their movie houses. Dubbed "Film Row," it was home to notable film companies like Paramount Pictures, MGM, Universal, Fox and Warner Brothers. Today, the district breathes life again, thanks to the efforts of forward-thinking civic pioneers.

Recent streetscaping celebrating the district's movie heritage has transformed the area, which is now home to several film-oriented and design-focused businesses.

Things to do:
The Paramount Room - comedy nights

Popular Restaurants:
Caeli's Sweets, Eats and Bar
Okay Yeah
Joey's Pizza
Mary Eddy's
The Jones Assembly

Bars: 
The Jones Assembly
Bar Arbolada
Flashback Retro Pub

MIDTOWN

Midtown District is located just north of the downtown business district, and it is growing exponentially due to new business, reinvestment by anchor tenants, revitalization of historic buildings, and a renewed interest in building a strong and diverse local community.

Home to some of Oklahoma City's best restaurants, shopping, events and nightlife. Midtown is a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood to its residents and visitors.

Things to do:
Dust Bowl Lanes and Lounge
Shoppes at Midtown

Popular Restaurants:
Barrios Fine Mexican Dishes
Bleu Garten
Fassler Hall
Hank's Coffee and Wine
Insomnia Cookies
Packard's
Hall's Pizza Kitchen
Waffle Champion
Capital's Ice Cream

Bars:
O Bar (rooftop of Ambassador Hotel)
R&J's Supper Club
McNellies Pub
Fassler Hall

Oklahoma City Museums