Some of The RED Teams favorite restaurants made this top 10 list from The Culture Trip website. Café 501, Humble Pie and Lottinvilles just to name a few. Keep it local and try one of these amazing restaurants for yourself!
The 10 Best Restaurants in Edmond, OK: Top Local Eats
Located outside of Oklahoma City in the heart of Oklahoma, Edmond is a lovely city full of attractions — it’s on the historic Route 66 — art, and tasty cuisine. From fine-dining to budget friendly eateries, this area has a wide range of cuisines waiting to be savored. From American to European to African fare, we take a look at some of the deliciousness found in Edmond.
Established in 1998, Boulevard Steakhouse is Oklahoma’s first USDA Prime Steakhouse. This fine-dining establishment presents guests with an elegant space, complete with low lighting, where they can feast upon succulent steaks — hand-cut and custom-aged — side dishes and seafood. Discerning diners will find a host of mouthwatering dishes all made with the finest ingredients available and including notable options such as filet tips and wild mushrooms with a veal demi-glace plus garlic mashed potatoes and the steak Diane with a mushroom-burgundy sauce and potatoes. Luscious desserts, including fresh baked puff pastry with brandy-caramelized bananas and dulce de leche ice cream, plus an award-winning wine list.
Boulevard Steakhouse, 505 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK, USA, +1 405 715 2333
Opened in 1995, Cafe 501 is a cozy eatery specializing in New American cuisine imbued with European flavors. Inspired by their world travels, the owners have a created a menu peppered with recipes and influences from places such as France, Italy and South America, to name but a few. Within a chic yet casual atmosphere, guests can try tasty choices such as the wild mushroom brick oven pizza topped with roasted garlic cream, fresh arugula, goat cheese and balsamic drizzle and the tequila-lime shrimp and grits with cilantro cream sauce. The café also features a bakery where delicious artisan breads plus an array of sweet treats, including cookies and cupcakes, are available.
Cafe 501, 501 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK, USA, +1 405 359 1501
The Cow Calf-Hay
The Cow Calf-Hay is a quirky café, complete with cow statues and cow-inspired walls and upholstery, serving a variety of juicy burgers. Procuring quality ingredients for its fare, the culinary team uses fresh (never frozen) Angus beef, which is formed into patties by hand every day. The signature Maui cowi burger topped with teriyaki grilled pineapple, smoked bacon, pepper jack cheese and honey-mustard dressing and the blackjack, which includes a blackened patty with pepper jack cheese, crispy onion rings and spicy mayo are two standout options. A veggie burger and chicken sandwiches are also available, and for the truly adventurous, there is the ‘Six Shooter Challenge.’
The Cow Calf-Hay, 3409 Wynn Dr., Edmond, OK, USA, +1 405 509 2333
Encouraged by her husband, family and friends to share her cooking with the world, Haiget Yosef opened the eponymous Haiget’s Restaurant and Catering. Specializing in savory Ethiopian and Kenyan cuisine, the menu will satisfy a wide range of tastes from carnivorous eaters to vegetarians to vegan diners who are looking for dishes full of exotic notes. Try the spicy Ethiopian specialty known as siga wot, which combines slow cooked beef with berbere (chili powder), onions, ginger, garlic, kibe (clarified butter) and korermia (spice), or the Kenyan beef stew served with chapati (sweet flat bread). This warm and friendly eatery also serves a host of side dishes all of which are vegetarian.
Haiget’s Restaurant, 308 W. Edmond Rd., Edmond, OK, USA, +1 405 509 6441
Owned and operated by a husband-wife duo, Humble Pie is a pizzeria featuring authentic Chicago-style pizza. For those not interested in deep-dish pie, the friendly eatery also offers New York-style pizza as well. Striving to produce a quality product, the culinary team prepares the toppings and dough freshly each day. The menu is not overwhelmingly large but packed full of delicious options, including specialty pizzas, salads and one appetizer — the bottomless pretzel basket. Notable pizzas include the spinach and artichoke pizza with the eatery’s signature red sauce, cheese blend, fresh spinach and artichoke hearts and the chipotle chicken pie with sweet chipotle BBQ sauce, cheese blend and sliced chicken. Pizza lovers can also create their own pie.
Humble Pie, 1319 S. Broadway, Suite 3, Edmond, OK, USA, +1 405 715 1818
Lottinvilles Restaurant and Bar
Established in 1999, Lottinvilles Restaurant and Bar is an upscale, modern dining venue offering guests contemporary American cuisine imbued with Southwest flavors. Perfect for a night out with friends or a romantic outing, the eatery serves lunch and dinner daily plus Sunday brunch. The menu is varied with something for everyone, including those seeking something meat-free or gluten-free. Mouthwatering options include the wood-grilled 12 oz. sirloin served with two side dishes with green chili mac and shallot spinach being choices and the jalapeño cheddar meatloaf with an ancho chili sauce accompanied by mashed potatoes. Lottinvilles also features an impressive wine list.
Opened in 1977 in Norman, Othello’s is an Italian eatery, expanded its operations to Edmond in 2000. Located downtown in a historic building — Edmond’s first hospital — this family-owned dining establishment delights customers again and again with its authentic cuisine at affordable prices and casual, friendly environment. A large menu ensures that everyone from carnivorous eaters to vegetarians to little foodies in the making will find something to tickle their taste buds. A satisfying meal at Othello’s might begin with eggplant fries followed by fettuccini with mushroom sauce, artichoke parmigiana, or linguini with chicken and sun-dried tomatoes. Popular customer creations and sweet endings, including tiramisu or cannoli, are also available.
Othello’s, 1 S. Broadway, Edmond, OK, USA, +1 405 330 9045
Signature Grill is an independently owned eatery showcasing New American cuisine. Offering guests a fine-dining experience within an intimate space enhanced by subtle lighting, the restaurant procures the freshest ingredients available for its dishes, which are geared toward meat lovers. For a decadent meal, diners may begin with a pan-fried jumbo blue lump crab cake with horseradish Dijon mustard followed by the grilled 8 oz. beef tenderloin with smoked bleu cheese and a Cabernet Sauvignon wine reduction sauce accompanied by scalloped potatoes and grilled broccolini with tomato and olives. In addition to the mouthwatering cuisine, guests can also expect excellent service plus a great selection of wines.
Signature Grill, 1317 E. Danforth Rd., Edmond, OK, USA, +1 405 330 4548
Opened in 2010 in an unassuming strip mall, Simply Falafel is a welcoming eatery serving Mediterranean delicacies to hungry guests seven days a week. Both family-friendly and budget-friendly, the restaurant offers a menu full of tasty dishes all made with freshest ingredients available. Sure to please everyone from meat lovers to veggie lovers, dishes to note are the falafel patties served with cucumber yogurt sauce and hot sauce; the lamb burger with lamb and beef on a ciabatta bun; and the gyro platter accompanied by lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and pita points. They also have a host of sweet treats, including baklava, cakes and pastries.
Simply Falafel, 343 S. Blackwelder, Edmond, OK, USA, +1 405 341 4646
Zarate’s Latin & Mexican Grill
Founded in 2007, Zarate’s Latin and Mexican Grill used to specialize in Tex-Mex cuisine exclusively. Over the years however, the menu has grown to include a host of specialties from several countries, including Brazil, Jamaica, and Peru to name a few. Making everything scratch, the owner, Jorge Zarate, strives to serve diners authentic dishes, which means importing spices and other items, including soft drinks, from various countries. One mouthwatering entrée to note is the Peruvian lomo saltado, which is a choice of steak, chicken, or seafood sautéed over an open flame with tomatoes, onions, potatoes, cilantro, aji pepper and red wine all of which is served with cilantro rice, white rice, yucca and sweet plantains. Vegetarian options are available as well.
By Marcelina Morfin
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