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Ahhhh, we’re gotten to my favorite district – Midtown. This modern district houses the newest of OKC’s evolution with progressive coffee houses, boho shopping, farmer’s markets, and upscale dining. This is where Amy would like to live someday.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown

“Oklahoma City’s cozy Midtown community is located just north of the central business district in downtown OKC. It features shopping, restaurants, bars, housing, lodging, and many professional services. Midtown is known for its historic preservation, local and independent merchants, as well as diverse, welcoming neighbors.” – MidtownOKC.com

WHAT TO DO IN MIDTOWN

What to Do in the Midtown District in Oklahoma City (OKC): What Food to Eat and Drinks

food and drinks:

WAFFLE CHAMPION – AMAZING WAFFLES, HOMEMADE DESSERTS, BREAKFAST COCKTAILS, AND CRAFT SANDWICHES.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants - Waffle Champion

Cinnamon Roll Liege Waffle. See Waffle Champions’ full menu.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants - Waffle Champion

Great mural outside of Waffle Champion.

HANK’S COFFEE – COFFEE SHOP WITH VINTAGE CHARM.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants - Hank's Coffee

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants - Hank's Coffee

INSOMNIA COOKIES – WARM, DELICIOUS COOKIES DELIVERED UNTIL 3 AM.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants - Insomnia Cookies

My friend, Tammilee of TammileeTips.com, and I had warm Insomnia Cookies delivered to our hotel room one evening!

Get the full Insomnia cookie menu.

THE COLLECTIVE – A COLLECTION OF 11 KITCHENS (LIKE A MALL FOOD COURT, BUT WAY COOLER), HUGE BAR, INDOOR AND OUTDOOR SEATING.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants - The Collective

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants - The Collective - Oh! Baby Dutch Babies

Oh Baby!, one of the kitchens in The Collective, serves both savory and sweet Dutch Babies.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants - The Collective - Oh! Baby Dutch Babies

Left: Strawberry Shortcake Dutch Baby || Right: Shakshuka Dutch Baby 🤤

O BAR – UPSCALE BAR BOASTING THE BEST VIEWS OF DOWNTOWN SO COME FOR THE AMBIANCE ON THE TOP FLOOR OF THE AMBASSADOR HOTEL.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants and Bars - Obar

You can also order delicious food from the bar, like this “Combo Board” with charcuterie & cheese with accouterments.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants and Bars - Obar

CAFÉ CUVÉE – APPROACHABLE FRENCH FOOD NEXT DOOR TO THE AMBASSADOR HOTEL.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants and Bars - Cafe Cuvee French

Café Cuvée also provides room service for guests staying at The Ambassador. The Boeuf Bourguignon (shown above) is one of my personal favorites – Red Wine Braised Beef Short Rib. Served with Sautéed Vegetables, Braising Jus, and Horseradish Gremolata. Get the full menu. See more photos of Café Cuvée’s menu options futher on in this post when I get to The Ambassador Hotel. ✌🏻

What to Do in the Midtown District in Oklahoma City (OKC): Where to Shop

shopping:

COMMONPLACE BOOKS – A BEAUTIFUL BOOKSTORE FULL OF THOUGHTFUL SELECTIONS.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Shopping - Commonplace Books

Commonplace also has “The Kitchen at Commonplace” with delicious, fresh options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. See the full menu.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Shopping - Commonplace Books - The Kitchen

  • The Black Scintilla –  novelty clothing, clothing, and pet goodies
  • Chirps & Cheers – greeting cards, custom invites, and office supplies
  • mode – women’s boho fashion and accessories
  • Twinkle Apothecary – natural body, skin, and hair care products made by one rock star single mom

attractions and entertainment:

  • Dustbowl Lanes – a retro-inspired tribute to the bowling alleys and lounges of the 1970s

What to Do in the Midtown District in Oklahoma City (OKC): Hotels to Stay At

hotels:

AMBASSADOR HOTEL – LOCATED WITHIN THE BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED OSLER BUILDING, AMBASSADOR HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY, AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION EMBODIES ITS 1920S BOUTIQUE CHARM WHILE PROVIDING A MODERN EXPERIENCE.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: The Ambassador Hotel

My all-time favorite OKC hotel, hands-down. Not only is this revamped historic hotel is modern and beautiful, but it’s smack dab in my favorite district – Midtown.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: The Ambassador Hotel

The Ambassador is sandwiched between Café Cuvée (room service is from Café Cuvée, too) and Waffle Champion, and to top it off, the O Bar is on the rooftop of the hotel. Within walking distance is Commonplace Books, Hank’s Coffee, mode, Twinkle Apothecary, and more.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Midtown Restaurants and Bars - Obar

Views of downtown from the O Bar (located on top of The Ambassador Hotel) rooftop patio.

The Ambassador room service options (from Café Cuvée):

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Ambassador Hotel Room Service - Bistro Burger

Bistro Burger – Ground Tenderloin, Bleu Cheese, Lardons, Arugula and Roasted Garlic Aioli on Brioche Bun with Petites Frites.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Ambassador Hotel Room Service - Breakfast

Ambassador Breakfast – Two Eggs Any Style, Choice of Meat and Toast.

100+ Things to Do in Oklahoma City (OKC) by District: Ambassador Hotel Room Service - Breakfast

Yogurt Parfait – House Made Granola, Greek Yogurt, Macerated Berries.

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