Locally Owned Restaurants in Yukon
February 11, 2020
Proud to be the town where Garth Brooks grew up, Yukon, is located on historic Route 66, due west of Oklahoma City. A growing community, Yukon has all the usual national chain restaurants but is also home to these locally owned eateries. The Lokal 10 W Main St #155 Yukon, OK 73099 (405) 494-9870 HOURS: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Known for such specialties as their fried deviled eggs appetizer, The Lokal offers what it describes as Okie cuisine—like bison meatballs with blueberry bourbon sauce and chicken fried steak—as well as craft beer, local wine, and mixed drinks. Green Chile Kitchen Route 66 12 East Main St. Yukon, OK 73099 (405) 265-4346 HOURS: Tues. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The sister restaurant of Green Chile Kitchen in San Francisco, Green Chile Kitchen Route 66 was opened in 2012 by two local families. They serve New Mexican-inspired food made from scratch. Their tortillas are homemade, so is their Mexican chocolate pecan pie. Bad Brad’s Bar-B-Que 700 W. Main St. Yukon, OK 73099 (405) 354-2122 HOURS: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Closed Sunday. Locally owned and operated, Bad Brad’s Bar-B-Que serves Oklahoma-Texas style barbecue with meat smoked in wood-fired pits. They use dry rubs and regional woods to bring out the best flavor. Bad Brad’s buys as much as possible locally to support the community and small businesses. The Big Easy New Orleans Café 359 E. Main St. Yukon, OK 73099-2240 (405) 350-8989 HOURS: Mon. – Fri. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 5 – 9 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Serving Cajun, New Orleans-style food, The Big Easy offers dishes like blackened catfish, blackened pork chops, crawfish etouffee and gumbo. On Tuesdays the lunch special is jumbalaya; it costs $6.99 and comes with corn and bread.