Looking to break out of your usual routine and discover your next favorite watering hole? Tulsa is home to awe-inspiring sunsets and some of the most ornate art deco architecture in the world, with plenty of local spots who take advantage of these scenic views. Read on to discover 10 of the best Tulsa restaurants and bars where you can enjoy a craft beverage and breathtaking views.
110 N Elgin Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120
In the Raw Vū, the newest location for In the Raw (ITR), is not to be missed. It’s located on the 6th floor of the Vast Bank building in the middle of downtown. Overlooking the incredible Tulsa skyline and the ONEOK Field, ITR Vū provides an unforgettable view for your experience, especially if you can get in during a Tulsa Drillers’ home game. The décor is upscale and classy, and the sushi and drinks are perfectly crafted. Try one of the bartender’s picks like the Blood Orange Margarita or any of their hand-rolled sushi creations. Be sure to make a reservation for a night out full of flavor.
Photo courtesy of In the Raw Vū.
121 S Elgin Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120
This rooftop bar sits on top of the Hotel Indigo in Tulsa’s Blue Dome District. Enjoy Oklahoma-inspired cocktails like an “Okie-Old Fashioned” or the “Greenwood Gimlet”. With indoor and outdoor seating available, you can enjoy the cool evening air or find a booth large enough for your whole crew. Thanks to expansive windows with panoramic views of Tulsa’s city lights, there’s not a bad seat in the house. Looking over the city, you can spot the famous Blue Dome, Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Mid-Continent Building and so much more. Roof Sixty-Six is a beautiful spot to sip and sit with good company.
Photo courtesy of Roof Sixty-Six.
The Penthouse Bar at the Mayo Hotel
115 W 5th St., Tulsa, OK 74103
Located on top of the historic Mayo Hotel, The Penthouse Bar used to be the presidential suite where legends like Elvis have stayed. Now as a beautiful rooftop bar, it stands as the only location with an unobstructed 360-degree view of downtown. Enjoy an elegant evening as professional mixologists create something perfect for you to sip. The Penthouse is also known for their live music and is sure to be an unforgettable night.
Photo courtesy of the Mayo Hotel.
418 S Peoria Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120
If you’re looking for a casual evening with a little excitement, Pearl Beach is here for you. They have a wonderful selection of rotating beers on tap as well as fun, beach-inspired drinks. Outside features sand volleyball courts that you can reserve online, or you can make friends and play a spontaneous game. With covered outdoor seating and an incredible view of the Tulsa skyline, this hip spot is a rising influencer’s dream backdrop, and great for hanging out with friends. Check out Pearl Beach on the weekend to listen to a live DJ, or any day you’re looking to unwind with some fresh air.
Photo courtesy of Pearl Beach Brew Pub and @mikeywayne_.
520 E 3rd St, Tulsa, OK 74120
Known for their live music, The Fur Shop features three performing stages throughout the venue. Their outside patio is lively and often has food trucks to provide incredible late-night snacks. Upstairs, you can find more music or a quiet space to chat with friends, depending on the night. With a full bar always stocked with a great selection of sour beers on tap from local breweries, this funky space is casual and hip. You are sure to have a rockin’ evening in the spacious backyard at The Fur Shop.
Photo courtesy of the Fur Shop.
201 E 2nd St, Tulsa, OK 74103
The recently opened location of the Brook in the heart of downtown should definitely make your list of places to enjoy a drink. The massive patio is beautifully modern. They serve a wide variety of traditional American food if you’re looking for a meal with your cocktail. Enjoy one of their daily drink specials like Margarita Monday or Wine Wednesday with an amazing open-air view. The Brook’s patio bar is also stocked with local beers to try a taste of Tulsa.
Photo courtesy of the Brook Downtown.
114 W Archer St, Tulsa, OK 74103
Welltown Brewing's rooftop patio is hard to beat. Located within walking distance of the Tulsa Theater and Cain’s Ballroom, Welltown is the perfect stop before or after a show. Their beautiful space includes indoor and outdoor seating with picnic tables, couches, string lights, and an impressive view of the Tulsa skyline. Indoors you'll find decorative plants, plenty of bar seating, and views of the Tulsa Arts District. Try one of Welltown’s own brews or seltzers made in-house. There’s also plenty on tap to choose from for the beer-lover.
Photo courtesy of Welltown Brewing.
502 E 3rd St #39, Tulsa, OK 74120
Open Container, located in the top floor of The Boxyard shopping center, is always good vibes. After an afternoon of shopping downtown, this is an ideal spot to relax with fresh air, a covered patio and a beautiful view of the Tulsa skyline. Open Container regularly has fun trivia nights to test your knowledge with friends and fresh appetizers. The Boxyard is a unique location made out of repurposed shipping containers. It is definitely a must-see in person.
Photo courtesy of Open Container.
410 N Main St, Tulsa, OK 74103
Located across the street from the historic Cain's Ballroom, Inner Circle Vodka Bar is a thriving, must-visit Tulsa hangout. In addition to their full bar, they infuse their own vodka in-house, creating unique and delicious flavors. The outdoor space invites competition with games like giant jenga and cornhole. Enjoy the beautiful Tulsa skyline while hanging out in one of the cool, summer cabanas that are available to rent online. Inner Circle frequently has live music outside, making this an excellent spot for a great summer night.
Photo courtesy of Inner Circle Vodka Bar.
409 E 1st St, Tulsa, OK 74120
McNellie’s Pub is the perfect spot to enjoy a mix of classic and modern pub dishes with a cold beer. Enjoy lunch, happy hour, dinner, or a late-night meal with a selection of over 350 brews to compliment just what you’re craving. The new outside courtyard addition features casual picnic table seating, fire pits, and strung with hanging lights. The courtyard is in a wonderful location with an up-close view of the art deco skyline near some other great restaurants and bars if you’re planning an evening in the town.
Photo courtesy of McNellie's Group.