What better way to prepare for the big day than with an amazing dinner for your guests at one of the best restaurants in Oklahoma? Picking the right cuisine and perfect locale for your rehearsal dinner may seem like quite the task, but we hope to make it easier by sharing the inside scoop on these fabulous hotspots! Read on to find out what makes these nine fabulous venues so unique. Cheers to marking off another item on your wedding checklist!
Award winning Chef Justin Thompson brings his culinary expertise to each event with Justin Thompson Catering. Featuring elevated cuisine and beverages inspired by his restaurants Juniper, PRHYME, and Tavolo, Justin Thompson Catering can create the perfect menu to fit any special event.
Mickey Mantle’s is a classic steakhouse with a contemporary American flair in both menu and design. Their dramatic 10,000 square foot restaurant dazzles with a compelling chef-driven menu. Mickey Mantle’s also offers an extensive wine list with over 500 quality selections focusing on California wines chosen for their compatibility with the menu. This award-winning wine list contains impressive labels from all over the world, including the largest selection of large format and half bottles in the state.
From simple to elaborate, Venue 7 at Cafe 7 has the experience and skill to make your food dreams come true. Offering many packages as well as custom menus, they can do it all! They are locally owned and operated since 2008, and have helped plan and execute many ideal weddings. Venue 7 event space, located right next to Cafe 7 on May Avenue, will be the perfect spot for your rehearsal dinner, bridal shower or any small get together.
Photo: Dani G. Photography
An Edmond and Oklahoma City favorite, Boulevard Steakhouse, Oklahoma’s original prime steakhouse, offers custom menus, a private event space, bar service and free parking. Boulevard is pleased to provide personalized options and service to each and every wedding party and can hold up to 100 guests.
Eat. Drink. Enjoy. Cafe 501 is a combination of Californian cuisine and European atmosphere, making it one of the most unique dining experiences in Oklahoma. Famous for their Artisan breads which are baked daily, Cafe 501 can hold up to 45 guests and offers custom menus to ensure your rehearsal dinner is one you and your loved ones will never forget!
The talented team at Vast believes in fresh fare and cool cocktails. Date-night dinners and leisure lunches. Smiling staff and vast views. They believe you should have it all in the heart of downtown. Oklahoma City is more than their home – it’s their inspiration. Everyday life influences their commitment to good food, sourced from local producers, and even better service. With a maximum capacity of 240 guests, Vast is the perfect location to host your rehearsal dinner!
Create your unique experience at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. Immerse yourself and your guests in stunning views of the downtown Oklahoma City skyline, exquisite dining from the Museum Cafe and world-class art spanning three floors in 15 galleries. Whether capturing special moments in bridal portraits, celebrating a wedding reception, throwing a cocktail party or even a rehearsal dinner, the unique spaces, sophisticated dining and exceptional art at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is the ideal location to host your special event.
Impress your guests with an event as unforgettable as it is sophisticated. Whether hosting a business luncheon or a rehearsal dinner, Pepperoni Grill has several menus to choose from or they would be happy to work with you to create a menu that fits your taste and budget. What’s great is that they’re not just Italian. Try the gourmet Kobe beef burger, fresh salmon with seasonal vegetables, oven roasted chicken, 7oz. USDA filet, or pan seared tilapia. Always save room for dessert, all made in house from scratch. Enjoy any of the above with a fine glass of wine and the dining experience is complete.
Packard’s New American Kitchen is located in the original 1920’s Packard Automobile showroom on 10th and Robinson in the historic Midtown OKC. Known for its seasonal and eclectic menu and craft cocktails, this is easily a go-to for private dining events. The event space is located across the lobby from the restaurant, comfortably accommodating up to 80 people. The space features a full service bar and presentation ready audio visual and can be customized for any event.
Photo: Magnolia Adams Photography
Other Local Vendors: UMI Catering, Museum Cafe, Vast, Cafe 7 / Venue 7, Cafe 501, Justin Thompson Catering, Magnolia Adams Photography, Boulevard Steakhouse, Packard's New American Kitchen, Dani G Photography