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Cheever's Cafe
Cheever's Cafe

Cheever's Cafe Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cheeverscafe.com
  • Phone: (405) 525-7007
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm,
    Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm & 5:00pm - 10:30pm
    Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm & 5:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Southwest
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Cheevers provides catering for groups or private parties and will coordinate any type of event from weddings, rehearsal dinners, business events or private in-home dinners. www.cheeverscatering.com
  • Private Party Facilities: Private rooms are available for dinner parties; one will accommodate up to 15 people & the other (which is the entire bar-area) will accommodate up to 50 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Henri Bailey (405) 525-7007

Getting there

  • Cross Street: NW 23rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have 2 private lots adjacent to the building for parking
A word from Cheever's Cafe
Cheever's Cafe, located just 2 miles from Downtown Oklahoma City, specializes in contemporary comfort food with Southwest influences. Cheever's serves a variety of prime steaks, fresh seafood and wonderful salads, as well as daily and nightly specials.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Diner Reviews
  • "Made a reservation with co-workers based upon a recommendation. Excellent choice. My tilapia was exquisite and the ice cream ball to top it off was amazing. I would definitely come here again."
    Dined on 8/27/2014
  • "Great place, great food, great service and affordable prices!"
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "This is my go-to restaurant for special occasions and work related entertaining. Consistently a great restaurant experience!"
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "We always go to Cheever's for birthdays. Not only is the food fantastic, but we get to share a huge slice of free carrot cake - it's unbelievable!"
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Cheever's is always so good. The staple menu is fantastic and the specials are even better. The only complaint that I ever have is that the tables are so close together. It can feel very cramped if you dine when it is full. However, the food and the staff make it totally worth it. We try to do a girlfriend's brunch there about once a month."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "A great lunch spot for business. Generally reliable."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "The food was great as usual, but the table seems extra small this visit. And the noise level was high."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "good service, excellent food, nice ambiance, recommend to others"
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "I dined at Cheevers with someone new to OKC. We had dinner to discuss some business. I booked a table for two for "private conversation". I saw two empty tables that met that requirement when I came and when we left. We had an awkward table between the front and back end of the restaurant. It was uncomfortable and awkward for business and dining. We discussed our business. I paid the bill and we left. Hosts should not assume that the customer/host is always a man. We live in the 21st century. This is the first time that I have been unhappy with Cheevers. This restaurant can certainly do better."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "This was the first time to use Open Table. All of my requests were fulfilled. What an easy process and the Cheever's staff followed up to confirm reservation. Lunch was yummy. Was concerned that the gentlemen dining with me were meat and potato guys, that they might not find the just right item but that was certainly not the case. Wait staff were very attentive."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "My chicken fried beef was tough as shoe leather, I was supplied with a steak knife but I still had trouble cutting it and chewing the meat was a chore!!! Everyone else's meals were good and the seasoning of my meal was good, but the chicken fry was terrible!!!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Frequent Diner. Love their new cocktails and of course, chicken fried steak."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "This was our 2nd time around, and there will be many more to come. The food was good and the service is great. The dinner rolls are out of this world. They have such a unique flavor. There was so much food i couldnt eat it all. Not complaining though."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Love this hole in the wall. We went for brunch and not only is the service impeccable but the food and atmosphere is equally as great. Go for brunch"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Drinks were served correctly and quickly, overall food and service were very good."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Cheevers is one of our favorite OKC restaurants. The food, staff and atmosphere are always fabulous."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "I highly recommend the kale and Brussels sprouts salad. It sounds too healthful to be good, but I assure you it's not!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "We stepped out of our ordering comfort z,one and had cups, avocado and Brussels sprouts salads and of course ice cream ball for an extra treat. All that and an attentive personable server - couldn't ask for more!!!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Cheevers never disappoints. Ambiance, food, wine selection, service. Yes, yes, yes, and yes."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Alway great service. There is a great feel in the restaurant. It feels chic and classic at the same time and the special, the tenderloin burrito was delicious. The ice cream ball is alway such a decadent treat!"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "The food was outstanding and gorgeously plated, the waitstaff was friendly and attentive without being intrusive, and the decor was tasteful and refined. I was especially impressed with the fact that they offered us free desserts because our entrees took "longer than we would like" to be brought out--mind you, we never complained to anyone about our wait time and in fact were not displeased at all. The one negative note I have is that the chairs are not at all comfortable and thus not conducive to a leisurely dining experience. Overall, it was a truly memorable experience."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "When on a rare occasion I meet someone who says they have not been to Cheever's, I gasp in dismay. This is indeed an OKC gem. Eclectic crowd, trendy old-school vibe that can't be recreated in a new restaurant, the flavors are as eclectic and delightful as the clientele. What's not to love?"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Our table was waiting for us when we arrived. They even called early the afternoon of our reservation to verify we were still coming. We had a group of 8 so they gave us a private room. Service was wonderful. Food was great. Come, spend some time here!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Went to Cheevers before going to concert. Our server was great. Offered a sample of wine we were not familiar with. Service was attentive and friendly. The fish special of grouper was delicious. The seafood tamales were great as usual."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The Brussel sprouts were like trying to chew up plastic, the tortilla soup was so thick that it wasn't like eating soup and I found something foreign in it after I realized I could not chew it up. The blue cheese potato chips were very good as an appetizer. The strawberries & biscuits dessert was average (definitely not worth $8.00). The food at Cheevers is usually over the top but not this time....."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Every bite is delicious!!! Love the happy vibes… :)"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "I have eaten here twice and have had a great dinner each time. Reservation recommended as the dining area is small."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Cheever's Cafe never fails to serve up delicious food and drinks. The dishes here offer unique spins on traditional dishes like shrimp and grits and chicken fried steak. I've tried most of the menu and everything is always delicious."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Food and service was outstanding. Always pleased when dining at this place. Can't wait to dine again."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "love this place great food and atmosphere I would recommend for that special occasion"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "This was not our first trip but it has been consistently good. The halibut and salmon were very good. This is a very nice place to spend an evening, we app reacted NOT being hurried."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Service was excellent! Food was outstanding; especially the strawberry biscuit dessert!!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We went to Cheever's for our anniversary. The food was wonderful, staff was very friendly. It was a bit noisy to be really romantic. I would definitely go back!!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Get the carrot cake. Seriously. I will be dreaming about that cake for a while to come. I had the chicken fried steak as well and while still very good it was not as amazing as the hype led me to believe. Some pieces were very rubbery almost and the breading pretty much all fell off but the cream gravy was delicious and the potatoes were very smooth. My husband had a strip steak special and was very pleased. We don't live in the area but if eedid this would probably be a regular spot for date nights."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Hamburgers too charred....but in too much of a time limit to complain....also discovered waitress shorted me $10 in change...hope she enjoyed the 50% tip...didn't earn it. Did not discover til I got back to office and counted changed from $100 bill."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Recently, I dined at Cheevers with a colleague. The lunch took place mid afternoon, and we were actually the only ones eating in the restaurant, as the lunch started around 2:30pm on a work day for many. The lunch rush had finished. However, Cheevers' food and service was its usual yummy and attentive offering. My colleague had a pasta dish and I ate a hearty salad with roasted chicken. We shared a calamari appetizer. Everything was fresh, delicious and refreshing. The waitstaff was very attentive without being intrusive. I can always count on Cheevers to provide an excellent dining experience any time of afternoon or evening. It's great to have a reliable restaurant of this calibre in the neighborhood. Thanks again, Cheevers!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "After hearing of our visit last week, our friends developed a craving to go this week. That was fine with us since we had such a hard time choosing our meals last time. This time we were seated in a different area, more toward the back & north. The experience was every bit as good as the previous. We were a little more demanding but our server was unruffled. We started with Bleu Cheese Potato Chips. Freshly cut, they were warm, crunchy & tangy with the fondue drizzle. I didn't notice what anyone else had because I was so taken with my Masa Vallo con Huevos with Pico de Gallo, masa cakes topped with shrimp risotto & poached eggs. I could have eaten every bite but exercised some self control to save some for my later enjoyment."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "The food was excellent had the shrimp and grits, Cinnabun, French toast special. The whole dinning experience was great. But then when we ask for the check to be split it took the guy 3 times to get it right. My friend wanted to leave the guy a tip but she could not get the ticket from him to do so. So in the end he was like don't worry about it. Other than that it was great and we will be back."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "I really appreciate their unique selection of delicious entrees. I absolutely love the history and charm of the restaurant. Cheever's is a true OKC gem!"
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "We were seated promptly & received gracious service. It was hard to decide, but we went with the Cowboy Rubbed Salmon Salad, the Quinoa Salad & the Cowgirl Benedict. We were all very pleased. I tried a pod of fried okra from the salmon salad and it was flavorful & nicely fried in a just right batter. I was slightly worried the chicken fried steak might overwhelm my Cowgirl Benedict, but it was proportioned to fit the muffin and well balanced. The egg was perfectly cooked so the yolk blended into the sauce & was warm & delicious. Of the brunch cocktails, the Mimosa was most reasonably priced. Because she was worried the wait for our meal was a little long, our server surprised us with a Roasted Pecan Ice Cream Ball for dessert. Yum!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014