Drinking at the best bars in Oklahoma City is going to be covered in full detail as this post goes along. Some may be searching for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to save money on liquor during local drink special times, or maybe to sing karaoke and either way we will get you sorted out.
We will kick this baby off with the best wine and cocktail bars in Oklahoma City. Breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool or throw some darts will get our second section.
The best drink specials at bars near you with cheaper alcohol will come next before we pivot to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area. Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will garner our final section.
Expect to find a local bar map with all these spots pinned on it so you can have a better feel for what venues are closest to your current area at the moment. This region is one that we have written about many times in the past if you are interested in reading more.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
The best cocktail and wine bars in Oklahoma City might just be:
- Sidecar Barley & Wine Bar at 1100 N Broadway Ave
- The Metro Wine Bar & Bistro at 6418 N Western Ave
- O Bar at 1200 N Walker Ave
- Bin 73 at 7312 N Western Ave
- Blu at 201 S Crawford Ave, Norman
- 1884 at The Railyard at 23 W 1st St #115, Edmond
Sidecar Barley & Wine Bar is open from 11am to 1am Monday through Saturday but closes at 12am every Sunday and it is a vintage hangout with outdoor seating that serves scotch, wine, and beer in addition to a limited menu of bar snacks.
The Metro Wine Bar & Bistro boasts an extensive bottle selection of over 20 premium wines by the glass and a craft cocktail program. Their chefs produce weekly specials and a new seasonal menu each quarter using the freshest and most seasonal ingredients.
O Bar is open from 4pm to 12am every day with a rooftop bar in your area where you can enjoy modern bistro fare, creative cocktails, local beer, a superb range of wines, and bar-style nibbles while overlooking the city.
Bin 73 is a full-service pub with a huge beer selection, wine and cocktails, and delicious food coupled with live music and quiz nights that start at 8pm. It is open from 11am to 12am Sunday through Wednesday but closes at 2am every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Blu offers handmade beer, sophisticated pub fare, and monthly wine tastings in a bustling brick-walled environment and has double happy hours in Norman every day of the week from 3pm to 6pm and 10pm to midnight.
1884 offers creative cocktails, craft beer made in Edmond, seventy-five wines by the bottle, twenty-five wines by the glass, charcuterie, a cigar lounge, and more in addition to alcoholic drink specials from 6pm to 8pm.
Oklahoma City Breweries & Sports Bars
Watch the big game with your friends and sample new flavors of beers at the best breweries and sports bars in your area:
- Chalk Sports at 1324 W Memorial Rd
- Bricktown Brewery at 1 N Oklahoma Ave
- Skinny Slim’s at 201 E Main St
- Half-Time Sports Grill at 6812 SW 55th St
- O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grille at 769 Asp Ave, Norman
- Majors at 86 E 15th St, Edmond
- Okie Tonk Cafe at 1003 SW 19th St, Moore
Chalk Sports is one of the best sports bars near you and serves enormous plates of American pub cuisine while being lined with big-screen TV’s for all sporting events. You can visit them from 11am to 11pm Wednesday through Saturday but it closes at 9pm every Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
Bricktown Brewery was created in November 1992 and they produce and serve several beers by hand in addition to delicious meals. It is open from 11am to 10pm Sunday through Thursday but closes at 11pm every Friday and Saturday and they also offer liquor specials from 3pm to 7pm Monday through Friday.
Skinny Slim’s features a large number of televisions for all sporting events and Irish music while serving 60 plus beers and a comprehensive liquor selection besides in addition to a happy hour from 3pm to 7pm Monday through Friday. Skinny Slim’s is open from 3pm to 2am Monday through Saturday but closes at 12am every Sunday.
Half Time Sports Grill is a laid-back sports bar in OKC that serves pizza, fried chicken, and other bar fares besides live music, karaoke, and a terrace.
O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grille is a modest wood-paneled sports pub that serves American fare and beer on tap that you can also visit for bar trivia and karaoke in Norman.
Majors is open from 12pm to 2am every day and it features enormous high-definition televisions in every corner to watch your favorite sports team or UFC fighter in action. There are pool tables, darts, foosball, giant Jenga, and beer pong available in addition to weekly and daily drink promotions.
Okie Tonk Cafe is open from 11am to 1:30am every day and you can visit them to drink while enjoying live music, karaoke, and trivia nights.
Local Drink Specials
Save some money buying cheaper alcohol at these bars with drink specials near you:
- Kat’s Tavern at 901 NW 64th St
- The Manhattan OKC at 210 Park Ave #150
- Lumpy’s Sports Grill South at 10601 S Western Ave
- The Mont at 1300 Classen Blvd, Norman
Kat’s Tavern is open from 12pm to 2am every day and they offer karaoke, a rear patio, televisions tuned to sports, and some of the best daily drink specials in your area from 12pm to 7pm.
The Manhattan OKC offers food and drink specials during Thunder games, Civic Center concerts, and other downtown events plus they provide classic cocktails, glasses of wine, or craft beers combined with delectable dishes.
Lumpy’s Sports Grill is generally open from 11am to 2am but opens at 10:30am on Sunday and it serves delicious food, live music, billiards, and great local drink specials from 2pm to 7pm Monday through Friday.
The Mont is open from 11am to 2am every day and offers daily and weekly liquor discounts.
Trivia, Quiz, & Game Nights
There are plenty of bars with local trivia, quiz, and game nights:
- James E. McNellie’s Pub at 1100 Classen Dr
- The Pump Bar at 2425 N Walker Ave
- Fassler Hall at 421 NW 10th St
- Topgolf at 13313 Pawnee Dr
- O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grille at 769 Asp Ave, Norman
James E McNellie’s Pub is open from 11am to 12am Sunday through Thursday but closes at 2am every Friday and Saturday and it is a brewery-style tavern that serves conventional pub fare and over 350 beers besides special sampling events, pint nights, quiz nights, and happy hours.
The Pump Bar has OKC trivia nights from 8pm to 10pm every Thursday, karaoke nights from 8pm to 12am every Monday, and weekend brunch specials every Saturday and Sunday.
Fassler Hall is open from 11am to 12am Sunday through Thursday but closes at 11:50am every Friday and Saturday and you can visit them for bingo games with cash prizes near you and a daily alcoholic drink deals.
Topgolf is open from 10am to 11pm Sunday through Thursday but closes at 12am every Friday and Saturday and it is a sprawling entertainment establishment featuring a high-tech driving range and a fancy lounge with cocktails and large outfield targets with self-scoring balls.
O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grille is a modest wood-paneled sports pub that serves American fare and beer on tap that also has trivia and karaoke nights in Norman.
Some other bars we have mentioned throughout the post that have triva or games include Bin 73, Majors, Okie Tonk Cafe, Lumpy’s Sports Grill, and Blue Note Lounge.
Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music
These bars are great for dancing, live music, and karaoke:
- Blue Note Lounge at 2408 N Robinson Ave
- Michael Murphy’s Dueling Piano Bar at 119 E California Ave
- FACES Night Club & Bar at 2805 NW 36th St
Blue Note Lounge hosts live blues and jazz bands as a laid-back watering spot with pool tables.
Michael Murphy’s Dueling Piano Bar is open from 7:30pm to 2am on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and it has a popular and exciting weekend hangout with live entertainment, beverages, and a pizza menu.
Faces Night Club & Bar is a lively and gay-friendly nightclub with a dance floor, karaoke, and a fun schedule of events.
Other fun OKC bars for music lovers include Bin 73, Half Time Sports Grill, O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grille, Okie Tonk Cafe, Kat’s Tavern, Lumpy’s Sports Grill, The Pump Bar, and O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grille.
We also have written posts on:
- Bars With Live Music & Karaoke In Tulsa
- Bars With Live Music & Karaoke In Kansas City
- Bars With Live Music & Karaoke In Wichita
- Bars With Live Music & Karaoke In Dallas & Ft Worth
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Oklahoma City
Now that you have read all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available in your area. There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke near you.
If you notice us listing any venues that are no longer open or just think we got something wrong please tell us in the comments so this page stays as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Oklahoma City.