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About Bodean Restaurant

Bodean Restaurant & Market is centrally located in Tulsa. Bodean opened in 1968 as a small, family-owned fish market, and was the first to use daily air shipments from all over the world. Over the years, Bodean developed a fine-dining restaurant with an award-winning menu and wine list. After enjoying the same location for 40 years, Bodean recently moved to a new location offering a unique and cozy decor that is the work of local talents. Enjoy your evening in our main dining area or our comfortable lounge.

3376 East 51st Street
Tulsa, OK 74135
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00 pm

Cross Street:
Harvard Ave

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(918) 743-3861

Website:
http://www.bodean.net/

Entertainment:
Sunday Night Music - Bodean's Lounge offers a wide selection of local Music talent each and every Sunday night. Please call us or check our website for the various acts.

Executive Chef:
Jared Chamberlain

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Bodean Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.5

Noise

Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (27)
Good for Anniversaries (25)
Special Occasion (24)
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Quiet Conversation (22)
Romantic (19)
Business Meals (18)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Worth the Drive (13)
Cozy (12)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Good for Groups (5)
Healthy (5)
Live Music (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Authentic (4)
Casual (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Seasonal (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Fun (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Hot Spot (1)
People Watching (1)
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 (Dallas)·Dined 2 days ago

The two you ladies at the check stand and reservation center, next to the lovely salt water aquarium were very cordial and set the evening on a proper note of positiveness. Tammy, our waitress was very accommodating and greeted us with a cheery "Happy Anniversary." The clam chowder was excellent; the cheese plate was extraordinary. The only less than sterling thing was that the salmon ( cooked to perfection) was covered in a very, too salty, sauce. But then some people prefer copies quantities of salt. Over all the experience was delightful and we will be back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined 4 days ago

Great meal, as usual. Outstanding service. Will always return when in Tulsa.

Tags: Business Meals, Disabled Access, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 4 days ago

Its always my pleasure to recommend and host dinner events here. The atmosphere and ambiance is one of a kind and the staff always delivers on service. The quality of skilled creators of culinary never cease to amaze my guests.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Live Music, Good for Groups
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·Dined 5 days ago

Bodean's always has fresh fish. We try to eat healthy when we eat out and fresh fish is a great choice for us. We love to celebrate our anniversary at Bodeans. The staff is always super friendly. I love the special touch of giving us a menu signed by the chef with our anniversary date on the menu. Also the dessert was fun, creative, and melt in mouth delicious. We will be back again. Thanks for a special evening.

Tags: Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Upscale. Management and staff are well trained and top notch. The entire operation runs like a Swiss watch, food and service are both more than excellent. Ambiance and decor outstanding. All this and yet a pleasant and relaxed environment is provided to the customer. BODEAN has prospered all these decades in Tulsa by providing THE unsurpassed seafood encounter.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food and great service. Overall a good experience. Next time we go we will request a booth. The tables in the main dining room do not offer any privacy.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

I got the Chilean Sea Bass. It was very good. It was presented beautifully. The lobster bisque was delicious. And I would highly recommend that! We also ordered the crabcakes. I heard they were known for them. Possibly because of the high expectations, but I wasn't all that impressed with them. The sauce they came with was very good, but I liked the sauce more than the CC itself. I think it's a nice restaurant, but pricey IMO. We went early, because of a movie afterwards, but we were the ONLY people in the restaurant for at least 30 minutes, so if you are going around 5-5:30 pm, don't worry about making reservations.

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Everything was great. We had best time.

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on December 25, 2017

The food and service made for a wonderful family dinner on Christmas Eve. Wonderful food and an equally outstanding staff.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We have a family tradition at Christmas of taken our children(grown adults) out for a nice meal and quiet conversation about Christmas past. Our children had never been to Bodeans. My wife and I really enjoy the food and atmosphere there so this year we decided to introduce them to Bodeans. Everyone had a great time and the food was excellent. Our server, Jimmy, was very attentive to our needs and answered all questions our guests asked. My kids just raved about the food and service. It was agreed amongst us that this will be our restaurant of choice for our annual Christmas dinner.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

A return visit every time we stay in Tulsa

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·Dined on December 20, 2017

We were celebrating a birthday and enjoyed it very much. Everything was excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Food is always amazing and service is first class! Another enjoyable evening!

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·Dined on December 18, 2017

Bodeans has been our go to restaurant for special occasions and business dinners for years. Always great seafood and great service. If we did not live 70 miles away we would come more often.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 18, 2017

Good Food-Good Service-Nice dinning-Booths give you some privacy

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Fabulous food, knowledgeable staff and great atmosphere.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Having traveled frequently, I am always looking for good seafood and this was nothing short of impressive. For those who enjoy oysters on the half shell -- Bodean has a great selection from all over the country.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, People Watching, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Superbly knowledgeable waitstaff who strive to make the dining experience perfect for the patrons. The wine list is extensive and wines are expertly paired with entrees. My date was new to seafood and was apprehensive about coming here, but the chefs prepared an amazing sea bass entree and suggested a magnificent wine to complete the dinner. She was impressed and will visit again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Tulsa)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Celebrated my birthday with friends, Bodean is always my favorite restaurant!

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Tapas, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Excellent!

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on November 22, 2017

We recently enjoyed a wonderful meal at Bodean's celebrating a milestone birthday. Service was impeccable; food was absolutely delicious. From the oysters and crab cakes to the scallops, alaskan king crab, to tuna to filet and ending in wonderful desserts of Chocolate dome and cheesecake - - everything we had was wonderful!!! Staff is so attentive - - they make a special event even MORE special! Such a great place! A true gem to Tulsa!! And worth any drive you have to make to get there!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our waiter, Scot, led us thru a great wine, cheese selection and meal. Very enjoyable !

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Over cooked Hallibut

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great attention to detail, good food and excellent service. One entrae was tough - was immediately comped . Very unusual as the food is normally fabulous....the other three dinners we excellent

Great environment

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Don't let the exterior of the building fool you. Inside the place looks great and the food and service were excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Took my son and his girlfriend to Bodean to celebrate his birthday. Could not have been happier. Exceptional service - appetizers and meals were outstanding. Free dessert for the birthday guy, and everyone received Bodean’s “gift” - each of us received a beautifully packaged breakfast muffin. Thank you for making the evening so very special!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

This is my favorite place to eat in Tulsa!! Love the friendly staff and the wonderful food!!!

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Fantastic!

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 20, 2017

I love Bodeans! I loved it in the old location too. Tonight everything was great as usual except the “garlic mashed potatoes”. No taste, starchy paste.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 18, 2017

When our travels take us anywhere near Tulsa we NEVER miss the opportunity to dine at Bodean. Exceptional, big city, fresh/ coastal, seafood cuisine..... in Tulsa. An elegant, quiet, grown up ambience is matched by very competent, affable staff. Don't miss it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Abby is the best server! All courses fabulous!!!

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·Dined on October 12, 2017

The service & food were outstanding. it was our anniversary and they did some really nice things for us. Looking forward to returning.

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Ambience was good with quiet atmosphere even in the bar. Food was excellent. Wait staff was attentive and friendly. Definitely recommend.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Not just one of my favorites in Tulsa, but one of my favorites of all time.

Tags: Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Live Music
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

We wanted to entertain family we had not seen for many years. The food was delicious. One member of the family said it was the best glass of wine she ever had. The wait staff was very attentive and kind to my elderly mother. It was a delightful evening!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Great food, pleasant atmosphere and outstanding service!

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on October 5, 2017

As expected - FIRST RATE!

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great place, great service, great food and great live music (3H Trio)

Tags: Live Music, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Seafood was awesome! Service was excellent - definitely returning

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We were recently were in Tulsa and luckily found Bodean's. It is a beautiful restaurant inside, hidden by a bland exterior. Fortunately, the food is up to the interior. The menu is creative and well prepared, but most importantly delicious! Our waiter was knowledgeable about the menu and made excellent recommendations.

The scallop dinner was superb, with an amazing mix of flavors, with the corn and cotillia cheese salad down to the dollops of wasabi laced sauce. Equally as good was the halibut, with a mushroom tart.

The only recommendations we could make would be to find a source for better bread...the bread was adequate, but definitely not on a par with the quality of the food. Also, the dessert menu was not particularly imaginative, containing the usual 4 desserts you see everywhere.

Dinner with no appetizer, one glass of wine came to $75 per person. Entrees run $30-40+, pricey, but worth it.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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